Job Posting #482895: Development Assistant

Development Assistant 
WKAR - College of Communication Arts and Sciences 
Michigan State University 

WKAR seeks a Development Assistant to join and support our Advancement team. This position will have a high level of responsibility related to $3 million cash resources generated through WKAR TV and radio fundraising; act as the customer services specialist as the first in line to handle donor inquiries; participate as a collaborative member of the broadcasting services/WKAR development team to build annual support from individuals and corporations. The successful candidate will have professional fundraising experience including direct mail and annual giving appeals and donor centric approach to moves management; skills in grammar, writing, and editing; strong organizational skills; demonstrated experience to successfully work independently, as a team, and effectively prioritize workload; be a detailed orientated individual with experience working within various databases. 

WKAR is a division of the College of Communication Arts & Sciences at Michigan State University. It includes WKAR-TV, WKAR AM and FM,, the Radio Reading Service, and WKAR Ready-To- Learn, and reaches more than a half-million mid-Michigan residents each week, and contributes to the educational experience of Michigan State University's 47,000-plus student body. For additional information, please visit

Application deadline is January 21, 2018. Qualified applicants can apply online by visiting and refer to job posting #482895

MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.