Institutional Giving Coordinator

POSITION TITLE: Institutional Giving Coordinator
DEPARTMENT: Advancement
REPORTS TO: Associate Director, Institutional Giving
STATUS: Regular, Full-Time, Non-Exempt
COMPENSATION: Commensurate with Experience
BENEFITS: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Retirement Plan and Professional Development opportunities


Public Media Group of Southern California is looking for a talented fundraising professional to join our growing organization. If you are an organized professional who has excellent writing skills and enjoys being part of a growing team, then send your cover letter and resume to today!


Public Media Group of Southern California (KCET, PBS SoCal and LINK TV) tells stories that matter through original programs that reflect the diversity of the region, and the full schedule of trusted PBS programs. Our content channels –KCET and PBS SoCal– are available for free on internet-connected screens and seven local broadcast channels. LINK TV can be accessed through national satellite channels.

A donor-supported community institution, PMGSC sparks the sharing of ideas at in-person cultural events and community conversations, and delivers social impact through services that prepare our most vulnerable children for school.


This full time non-exempt position reports to the Associate Director of Institutional Giving and is responsible supporting the Institutional Giving team through administrative functions, scheduling, proposal and reporting assistance, and ancillary tasks associated with the primary responsibilities.

60% Administrative Support

  • Prepare correspondence for executive level staff to send to institutional funders
  • Collect/prepare supplementary materials for proposals and reports and maintain login information for grant portals
  • Prepare for site visits and funder meetings including scheduling, catering, developing briefing materials and agendas.
  • Execute grant contracts
  • Organize, update, and maintain a high level grants calendar
  • Prepare thank you/acknowledgement letters for institutional funders
  • Proofreading as assigned
  • Maintain and distribute Active Grant Report

30% Grant Writing

  • Prepare general operation grants
  • Prepare standard renewal proposals for Education programming
  • Write and administer designated grant processes and reports
  • Prospect new grant opportunities as assigned using databases, Google searches, and funding newsletters
  • Investigate leads provided by other parties (Advancement team, program staff, etc.)

10% Other

  • Schedule phone calls and meetings with donors and Advancement staff
  • Provide support for special events
  • Professional development (i.e. conferences, webinars, workshops, etc.)
  • Travel between offices
  • Attend meetings as assigned
  • Other duties as assigned

Education and Work Experience:

  • Combination of experience and education will be considered
  • 2+ years of direct fundraising experience – specifically institutional giving
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • A passion for Public Media

Equal Opportunity Employer

PMGSC provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


To apply, please submit your cover letter and resume to