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Kansas City, MO Full Time Posted by: Alliance of American Football Posted: Thursday, 26 March 2020

Job Summary:
Reporting to the Executive Director and Board of Directors, the Development Director is responsible for leading the KCUYA in growing resources by developing strategies to increase annual revenue from individual donors, foundations and corporations. Responsibilities will include the research, outreach, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of major donors and coordinating all fundraising events.

Grow a major gifts program including identification, cultivation and solicitation of major donors
Develop strategies to identify, cultivate and solicit donors into monthly and annual giving programs
Research and create a pipeline of prospective grants, major donors and corporate sponsors
Serve as a liaison between donors and KCUYA programs to ensure individuals develop a meaningful relationship with the organization
Work to diversify the portfolio of supporters, including current donors, high net worth contributors, board members and others
Engage new and current donors through annual events, development activities, etc.
Maintain an accurate donor database with donor information and generate regular activity reports
Coordinate two annual large-scale fundraisers (Spring Event and Queens of the Diamond) and several smaller fundraisers per year
Create and implement recognition programs for individual and corporate donors and volunteers
Maintain ongoing communications with private and corporate donors
Manage grant writing process including research, proposal writing, and reporting requirements
Lead the development of high quality donor communications and collateral materials
Assure sound fiscal operation of development efforts, including developing timely and accurate reports of charitable contributions income and expense budgets
Ensure compliance with all relevant regulations and laws and code of ethical principles and standards of professional conduct
Keep informed of trends in philanthropy and fund development and participating in relevant professional organizations

Bachelor's Degree in related field preferred
Baseline certification in fundraising (ex. CFRE) preferred
Minimum 5 years of non-profit fundraising experience required. Membership in a professional fundraising association preferred
Demonstrated experience and confidence with the nature and dimensions of fundraising techniques, including solicitation, grant and proposal writing, special events, and donor relationship cultivation
Experience with developing and maintaining budgets, long range financial forecasting, strategic plans, etc.
Experience working with executive leadership, board of directors and volunteers
Strong computer skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Office
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Must have valid driver's license
Must be willing to work a flexible schedule, including occasional weekend and evening hours
Must pass a background and drug screening

Kansas City, MO, United States of America
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3/26/2020 5:34:21 PM

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