Membership Coordinator – Gift Accounting

Employment Opportunity

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The Commonwealth Fund for KET, the fundraising unit of Kentucky Educational Television, has the following job opening at its Network Center in Lexington, Kentucky:

Membership Coordinator – Gift Accounting

Reports To:

Membership Manager


  • Responsible for recording all donations into the fundraising software database, including checks, credit cards, electronic and automatic monthly gifts.
  • Works closely with the KET Business Office to provide all reports and data needed for month-end close, and auditors for year-end financial statements.
  • Facilitates weekly donor acknowledgments and pledge reminders, as well as year-end tax receipts and other financial documentation as needed.
  • Coordinates and promotes KET’s Matching Gift program.
  • Executes all Sustaining Member communications and stewardship. Assists with all other customer service and donor relations duties.
  • Assists with Commonwealth Fund for KET events statewide, including on-air fundraising drives, gala fundraisers, premieres and family activities.
  • Assists all Commonwealth Fund for KET staff and volunteers with technical support as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Performance Expectations:

  • All donations, donor data and acknowledgments are processed accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Donors receive prompt and courteous assistance with all questions or concerns.
  • Sustaining and electronic fund donations continue to grow, and credit cards are up-to-date.

Position Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The list below represents the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Attention to detail and ability to handle more than one task at a time.
  • Demonstrated computer proficiency and database management skills, including Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel.
  • Ability to be flexible and work occasional nights and weekends.
  • Experience in customer service and/or non-profit fundraising.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and/or equivalent combination of education and qualifications preferred.

Send state application, cover letter, resume and writing samples to Employment & Recruiting, KET, 600 Cooper Dr., Lexington, KY 40502, or e-mail to or fax to 859-258-7766.

Position will remain open until filled.

KET is an Equal Opportunity Employer.