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The Futuro Media Group is an independent, nonprofit organization producing multimedia journalism that explores and gives a critical voice to the diversity of the American experience. Based in Harlem and founded in 2010 by award-winning journalist Maria Hinojosa, Futuro Media is committed to telling stories from a point of view often overlooked by mainstream media. Futuro Media produces Peabody Award-winning Latino USA, public radio’s only national Latino news and cultural weekly radio program; In The Thick, a political podcast from the perspective of journalists of color; Latino Rebels, a pioneering digital news outlet founded by Julio Ricardo Varela that reaches millions through its website, radio programming, and podcasts, and Futuro Studios, Futuro Media’s newest creative division, focusing on original podcasts and programming.
The Futuro Media Group seeks a Development Officer who will help coordinate the Development team’s fundraising efforts as well as assure we are on track with our compliance. The Development Officer will assist with and ultimately manage a portfolio of institutional and individual donors, will assist with developing internal management systems, help conceive and implement fundraising drives and campaigns, research and prioritize new institutional and individual prospects, help with new projects as they arise, as well as co-manage the development associate and team interns. This is a full-time position that reports to the Director of Development.
We are looking for someone with excellent communication and organizational skills to help create systems, streamline workflow, manage budgets, partnerships and deliverables. As we are a small shop, we are looking for a true team player: somebody who is capable of strategic thinking and planning, as well as someone who can roll up their sleeves and do project management-type tasks while working in conjunction with Futuro Media’s administrative and finance team to ensure our goals are met and all internal departments are flowing in the same direction. Ultimately, we welcome candidates who wish to work hard for an excellent mission, who would enjoy being an integral member to a key operation within a rapidly growing organization.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
As part of a three-member team, the Development Officer will either be responsible for or will be co-responsible for the following:
SUCCESS IN THE JOB WILL REQUIRE:
Ultimately, we welcome candidates who wish to work hard for an excellent mission, who would enjoy being an integral member to a key operation within a rapidly growing organization.
HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, please send your resume and cover letter via email with the subject “Development Officer” to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications must be submitted by Wednesday, February 10, 2021 to be considered for this position, but we encourage early applications.
Only the most qualified candidates will be contacted.
No phone calls, please.