Senior Director, Principal Gifts - National Public Media Organization

New York, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Mar 29, 2021
Apr 27, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time


  • Genuine interest in PBS, its mission, and diverse programming.
  • Passion for arts, culture, and education; ideally a specific interest in public media.
  • Track record of successful front-line major/leadership gift-level work in settings that include major cultural or educational institutions.
  • Substantial knowledge of the New York metropolitan, national, and global philanthropic, social, and business communities.
  • Experience navigating large, complex organizations.
  • Some familiarity with a national affiliate organization.
  • Demonstrated success tapping into new pockets of individual major donor philanthropy.
  • Experience building programs and initiatives and advancing the success of an organization.
  • Knowledge of planned giving.
  • Major campaign experience.
  • Success working remotely.
  • Successful experience working with board members and other key leadership.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in all facets of the workplace.
  • An exceptional communicator who is able to articulate compelling cases for support.
  • Polished presentation skills.
  • Charismatic and engaging—a superior relationship builder.
  • Socially adept and at ease with a broad range of individuals.
  • Willingness and ability to regularly participate in evening and weekend events, and to travel as needed.
  • Bachelor’s degree required; an advanced degree is preferred.

Please email your resume and letter of interest to

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