Employment

Current open positions: Director of Finance, Producers Society Coordinator

Director of Finance

REPORTS TO: President and CEO
FLSA CLASSIFICATION: Salary / Exempt

JOB SUMMARY:
Provide leadership and management of the daily operations of the finance team (which includes outsourced backend financial support) and related functions. Safeguard the assets of KCPT, and ensure that the station’s financial practices and reporting are in accordance with applicable federal, state and local regulations, and generally accepted accounting practices for public television.

JOB FUNCTIONS:
  • Provide KCPT and its Board of Directors with financial reports and narrative on a monthly basis.
  • Provide strategic analysis, trending projections and analysis as required.
  • Pro formas, and such other reports as KCPT’s President/CEO, Finance Committee, and/or Board of Directors may reasonably require from time to time.
  • Provide monthly departmental financial reports to department heads, and provide GL explanations as required by Sr. VP’s.
  • Attend weekly senior staff meetings.
  • Attend Finance & Human Resource Committee meetings as required, and collaborate with KCPT Board Treasurer.
  • Provide Endowment oversight and ensure KCPT is providing reporting per the Finance Committee by-laws.
  • Initiate and attend Audit Committee meetings as required, and collaborate with Audit Committee Chair as required. Oversee KCPT’s annual audit.
  • Attend all Board of Directors meetings and present as required.
  • Present financials at KCPT all staff meetings.
  • Oversee the annual budget process and strategic planning.
  • Provide daily and ongoing cash management oversight and transfers.
  • Oversee and manage staff credit cards and monthly processing.
  • Track all trade and in-kind, and ensure we have the required CPB compliances.
  • Maintain all banking relationships.
  • Oversee liability insurance coverage and costs.
  • Work with Sr. VP of Development to develop Capital Campaign tools. Prepare all required applications that are required annually.
  • Attend lobbying meetings for Kansas and Missouri as needed.

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE REQUIRED (An equivalent amount of training, education and experience will be considered):
  • Undergraduate degree, preferably in finance, accounting, or business.
  • Minimum five years’ experience in accounting/finance including some leadership/managerial experience.
  • Experience working with not-for-profit organizations preferred.
  • Excellent computer skills, including accounting software and electronic spreadsheets.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Organizational and problem-solving skills.

Send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to humanresources@kcpt.org. Please include in your cover letter how you found out about this position. KCPT is an E-Verify, Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

Producers Society Coordinator

PRIMARY TEAM LEADER: Director of Membership and Donor Engagement
FLSA CLASSIFICATION: Hourly/Exempt

JOB SUMMARY:
The Producers Society Coordinator will coordinate all activities, solicitations and engagements for KCPT’s Annual Leadership Giving Society. Under the leadership of the Director of Membership and Donor Engagement, the Producers Society Coordinator will collaborate with management, Board of Directors, other leadership volunteers and professional development staff to facilitate a successful major donor campaign annually.

JOB FUNCTIONS:
  • Qualify and cultivate prospective donors, developing and proposing strategies for solicitation of annual commitments to the Producers Society ($1,000 and up)
  • Create compelling cases, proposals and partnership opportunities for prospects.
  • Maximize donor loyalty by coordinating an effective program for recognition, involvement and stewardship of annual Producers Society level gifts.
  • Promote transformational giving by cultivating present donors and prospects to drive significant increases in unrestricted individual annual gifts.
  • Work with Major Giving staff to convert current Producers Society members to a transformational gift level.
  • Aggressively make contact with current donors with the intention of strengthening annual giving to KCPT at all levels.
  • Prepare acknowledgement letters for gifts of $1,000 and above.
  • Cultivate donors and prospects by developing leads to drive donor upgrades, working closely with Major Gifts team and Membership Coordinators.
  • Facilitate event logistics for Producers Society members.
  • Prepare and maintain requisite materials to support the Major Gifts program, including invitations, signage, website content
  • Write gift reports as needed and ensure timely distribution to major donors
  • Coordinate the tracking of Major Gifts and moves management through the daily use of the donor database.
  • Assist with all acquisition, renewal, and cultivation mailings
  • Collaborate with other departments to secure information for Major Gift solicitations and cultivation efforts.

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE REQUIRED (an equivalent amount of training, education and experience will be considered):
  • Passion for KCPT mission and organizational values.
  • Undergraduate degree preferably in marketing, public administration or public relations.
  • Minimum three (3) years or more experience in major giving initiatives.
  • Knowledge of local and regional philanthropic market.
  • Proven ability to analyze, plan, initiate and complete donor initiatives in a strategic manner.
  • Superior public relations skills with experience working directly with donors and senior volunteers.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to effectively and concisely communicate complex issues.
  • High levels of initiative, ability to achieve financial and non-financial objectives and adherence to ethical standards.
  • Experience leading fund development staff.
  • Ability to sometimes work a flexible schedule, including nights and weekends.

Send resume and cover letter with salary requirements to humanresources@kcpt.org. Please include in your cover letter how you found out about this position. KCPT is an E-Verify, Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.