Director, Major Gifts

Posting Date: 12/06/2018
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Job Category: Fundraising/Development/Grantseeking
Organization: Detroit Public Television
City Position is located: Wixom
Position Description (include how to apply):

We are actively pursuing dynamic and diverse team members to join us in the role of Director, Major Gifts  in Wixom, MI.

What You’ll Do: The Director, Major Gifts, will work with the Senior Vice President of Development, development team, and initiative leaders and senior staff in developing and implementing strategic, multi-level plans for achieving the organization’s fundraising goals.  The Director will assist in designing, implementing, and managing a comprehensive, proactive fundraising plan focused on expanding philanthropic giving to Detroit Public TV & WRCJ.  The Director will manage a portfolio of prospects and collaborate with the team to solicit major gift prospects for transformational, annual and planned giving support.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field required
  • 7-10 years of major individual gift fundraising experience
  • Experience in healthcare or higher ed. fundraising preferred
  • Experience managing other fundraisers preferred
  • Experience in incorporating planned giving into major gifts solicitations

How to Apply:

Send resume and cover letter to:

Or via postage mail to: Human Resources | WTVS Detroit Public Television | 1 Clover Court Wixom, MI 48393-2247 

*No telephone calls or third parties.  Please include the title of the position in the subject line of the email.

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