Director of Member Engagement

Cleveland , OH

Application Deadline: Friday, Mar 01, 2019


ideastream is seeking a dynamic Director of Member Engagement to lead the day-to-day marketing, fundraising and engagement efforts for ideastream members including

  • Membership campaigns through direct mail, pledge drives, web, and social media techniques, special event fundraising and membership service.
  • Manage all vendors and associated contracts for direct marketing, telemarketing, database and list services.
  • Supervise, coach and train staff to remain current in fundraising skills.
  • Manage budget, expense and reporting of fundraising programs and outcomes.

The successful candidate must have:

  • Demonstrated ability to supervise employees and foster teamwork
  • A proven track record of working in a diverse environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and to meet project deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to develop operating revenue and expense budgets
  • Demonstrated skills in creative fundraising and success in meeting measureable goals
  • Excellent oral, written communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficiency working with computer systems – MS Office Suite and with customer relationship management software (CRM)
  • Moderate to seasoned level of nonprofit fundraising experience in annual fund campaigns using a variety of direct response techniques.
  • Experience in public broadcasting fundraising a plus
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience, preferably in a nonprofit, marketing or public media setting


ideastream is a non-profit public media organization that applies the power of media to education, culture and citizenship. ideastream is a consolidation of eight programs and services, including WVIZ/PBS; 90.3 WCPN and WCLV Classical 104.9


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