The Senior Director, Growth Strategy is strategically and operationally responsible for all fundraising and digital giving programs. This position directs a progressive and sustainable program of support for Connecticut Public through a variety of giving opportunities with specific emphasis on digital fundraising, and the cultivation, solicitation, retention, and stewardship of givers at, or below, a focused dollar threshold. The role will identify and act upon new fundraising trends, best practices, and employ creative methods to increase revenue.
Serving in a leadership role, the Senior Director will work collaboratively across the organization to establish comprehensive giving strategies to drive support through an omnichannel platforms approach. This position plays a key role in transitioning toward a data-informed, digital fundraising organization, while sustaining traditional fundraising activities.
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About this company
Connecticut Public is an essential source for truth, information and ideas that connects the citizens of Connecticut to their communities and to the world. Through our mission to inform, educate and inspire the people of Connecticut, we seek to connect and empower them through outstanding journalism, storytelling, education and experiences that make our state a more extraordinary place to live, work and play.
Connecticut Public is our state’s only state-wide public media resource, and home to Connecticut Public Television and Connecticut Public Radio (WNPR). Together, Connecticut Public serves one million citizens each month through our television and radio platforms, as well as through our many digital and online platforms.
In addition to highly trusted PBS and NPR programming, Connecticut Public also produces award-winning local news, public affairs and entertainment programming that covers the issues and ideas most relevant to the citizens of Connecticut, on all platforms. This includes local television documentaries and public affairs programming, highly curated radio and podcast programming including Where We Live, The Colin McEnroe Show, and The Wheelhouse, as well as engagement events ranging from children’s educational programs to community conversations and other special events.
Connecticut Public also maintains educational partnerships with Hartford’s Journalism and Media Academy (JMA) as well as Gateway Community College, to offer learning programs and internships for students.
Connecticut Public is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, organization, with a $20 million annual budget, funded primarily through community support from individuals, foundations and corporate sponsors.