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Special Events and Fundraising Manager

New Hampshire Public Broadcasting

New Hampshire PBS inspires one million Granite Staters each month with engaging and trusted local and national programs on-air, online, via mobile, in classrooms and in communities. Founded in 1959 as the New Hampshire Network, the station has evolved its identity and services over the years. From the New Hampshire Network to Channel 11 to New Hampshire Public Television, and as of October 1, 2017, New Hampshire PBS. The station’s new identity more strongly reflects its affinity with the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) and its evolution as a multi-media public service provider.

NHPBS is a 501(c)3 multi-media, educational non-profit organization governed by a local Board of Directors. As the only statewide, locally owned and operated PBS member station, five transmitters carry the station’s signal to 98% of the Granite State, (and beyond). Over 200,000 students annually benefit from NHPBS' free, curriculum-aligned, educational services, while hundreds of thousands of online visitors access information and interactive content. NHPBS engages audiences via community screenings and events that spark meaningful dialogue and community connection throughout the Granite State. The station receives no state funding and is supported by nearly 22,000 members.


Position Overview

The Special Events and Fundraising Manager's primary responsibility is to raise revenue for the station by creating, planning and executing  a variety of fundraising and station events including but not limited to community engagement activities, screenings, membership events, NHPBS Passport, Car Raffle and trips and to continually develop ongoing fundraising strategies. This position works with all departments to create a strong foundation of donors and supporters through these various activities. 

  • Successful fundraising  track record
  • Event planning and management
  • Excellent organizational, written and communication skills
  • Public speaking Data management and analysis
  • Weekend and evening event work
  • Bachelors degree or equivalent work experience considered
  • Passion for NHPBS
  • Plan and implement a variety of new and existing fundraising events
  • Foster partnerships with various local and statewide venues to host NHPBS related events to create strong community connections
  • Develop and manage department budget
  • Assist with marketing plans for events and station development activities
  • Manage volunteers at various events, utilize volunteers to be ambassadors at all NHPBS events
  • Grant writing and prospecting
  • Other duties as assigned
How to Apply:

Qualified applicants who wish to apply may submit a resume and cover letter to: Special Events and Fundraising Manager Position, New Hampshire Public Broadcasting, 268 Mast Road, Durham, NH  03824 OR via email to

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Date Added: August 6, 2019

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