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NPR seeks to hire a dynamic, experienced, and mission-driven Executive Director, Major Gifts to lead a team of Individual Giving officers based at NPR headquarters in Washington, DC. Reporting to and partnering closely with the Chief Development Officer, the Executive Director, Major Gifts will manage individual giving for the Eastern and Midwestern U.S., implement fundraising best practices, oversee donor strategy, moves management (cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship), and donor recognition, manage a portfolio of major gift donors and prospects, and work with all of NPR Development to continue building a strong culture of philanthropy for public radio. In addition to working to enhance NPR’s donor base and development staff in the Eastern and Midwestern region of the U.S., the Executive Director will also play a prominent role in any campaign planning and implementation.
To apply or to refer candidates, please contact Jon Derek Croteau, Vice President, LOIS L. LINDAUER SEARCHES at http://bit.ly/NPRED
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