How to Apply

Send application and resume with cover letter along with any other required materials to:
Human Resources
P.O. Box 14190
Oklahoma City, OK 73113
~or~ Deliver in-person to OETA's main offices at 7403 N. Kelley Ave. in Oklahoma City.
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NOTE: OETA does not accept application forms by e-mail. Only signed and dated applications will be accepted.

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JOB TITLE:             Major Gifts Officer, OKC                    

JOB SUMMARY:   Under the direct supervision of the President and working closely with the Development Manager, the Major Gifts Officer is responsible for identifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding major gift and leadership level annual fund prospects and donors.  The Major Gifts Officer embraces the mission of OETA through actions, deeds and outcomes.

SALARY:                      $60,000

Essential Job Functions:

  • Works with OETA Foundation staff to identify steadfast annual fund donors who can be cultivated for major gifts and leadership annual gifts.
  • Makes 10-15 donor visits each month as part of cultivating, soliciting and stewarding major gifts or leadership level annual donors.  This will include appointments throughout the state.
  • Conduct 2-3 solicitations with written proposal per month.
  • Works with the OETA Foundation President to support relationships with top 500 major donors and potential major donors.
  • Maintain relationship records in station database for all interactions including identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship. Conduct donor research using station wealth database.
  • Assist with corporate program support for on-air programs

Essential Job Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Non-Profit Management, Public Relations, Communications, Journalism, Marketing, Business or a related field.


  • At least three years of direct fundraising experience in a nonprofit or similar organization is required.  We are specifically seeking candidates who have been successful in cultivating and soliciting donors in one-on-one interactions. 


  • Proficient in MS Office, Word, Excel, Outlook; and donor software Allegiance; Blackbaud
  • Must be an articulate ‘people person,’ effective at building and nurturing donor relationships
  • Must have excellent writing skills; ability to organize and follow through
  • Must be willing to travel throughout the state for donor calls and work flexible hours when necessary


Must be able to walk, stand, climb stairs, see, hear, upward mobility, finger dexterity; move about freely.  Must have ability to travel and handle normal stress of day to day office environment. 


Regardless of job capacity, each employee is obligated to present a professional and helpful business image to all with whom they come into contact, both within and outside of the organization.


Send cover letter, resume and 3 references to: tburnett@oeta.tv or Attn: Traci Burnett, OETA Foundation, 7403 N. Kelley Avenue, Oklahoma City, OK, 73111.

Our hiring policy is simple:


This company hires lawful workers only – U.S. citizens or nationals and non-citizens with valid work authorization – without discrimination.

Federal immigration law requires all employers to verify both the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

In its efforts to meet the law’s requirements, this company is participating in the Basic Pilot program established by the Department of Homeland Security and the Social Security Administration (SSA) to aid employers in verifying the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. Our participation in the pilot program does not exempt us from the obligation to complete a Form I-9 for everyone we hire.

For additional information on the verification program contact the:
Department of Homeland Security
111 Massachusetts Avenue, 2nd Floor
Washington, DC 20001
Phone (888) 464-4218

Nuestra póliza de empleo es simple:


Sin disriminación, esta compañia emplea solamente trabajadores legales – ciudadanos o nacionales de los Estados Unidos y extranjeros con autorización de trabajo.

La Ley Federal de Inmigración y Nacionalidad requiere que todas las empresas verifiquen la identidad y elegibilidad de las personas que buscan empleo en los Estados Unidos.

En su esfuerzo de cumplir los requisitos de la Ley, esta compañia participa en un programa Piloto Básico de verificación de empleo, establecido por El Departmento de Seguirdad Nacional (DHS) en conjunto con la Administración de Seguro Social en esta forma los empleadores, verificaran la elegibilidad de todos los nuevos aplicantes. Nuestra participación en este programa piloto, hace que no exista ningun tipo de excepción en la Ley, tenemos la obligación de completar el formulario I-9 para toda persona que nostros empleamos.

Para mayor información de este programa de verificaión, puede usted comunicarse:
Department of Homeland Security
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Systematic Alien Verification for Entitlements (SAVE)Program
Washington, DC 20529
Phone (888) 464-4218

If you have any questions please call (405) 848-8501 or 1-800-879-6382