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Executive Director

Company: National Kidney Foundation
Location: Overland Park
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) has a long and distinguished history of providing groundbreaking programs and services that have advanced care and improved the lives of millions of people with kidney disease.NKFs Mission is what we do, our Values are how we do it. Accountability- Earn and Keep Trust Collaboration-Work as a team Communication- Empower with information Community-Build stronger community Compassion- Lead with care and respect Impact-Focus on the missionYour Voice Matters: https://www.kidney.org/about/diversity-equity-inclusionLocation - Must reside within the Kansas/ West Missouri area.COMPANY OVERVIEWFueled by passion and urgency, National Kidney Foundation is a lifeline for all people affected by kidney disease. As pioneers of scientific research and innovation, NKF focuses on the whole patient through the lens of kidney health. Relentless in our work, we enhance lives through action, education, and accelerating change.GENERAL SUMMARYThe Executive Director is responsible for running all aspects of the business for the NKF Kansas & W. Missouri area. They will lead the training and development of staff and volunteers at the local level and carry out the mission of NKF by successfully raising funds, engaging leadership volunteers, influential community members, and ensuring that program goals are met.The Executive Director works closely with the Regional Vice President (RVP) as part of, leading their local team to attain the income necessary to achieve the markets budgetary goals and implement all program strategies. They serve on the Region senior leadership team and maintain productive and collaborative relationships with other NKF departments and leadership, participating on organizational projects and committees as appropriate. This relationship should be characterized by effective communication, a positive attitude and strategy toward the growth of NKF, and the achievement of its mission. They need to ensure engagement and mobilization of diverse constituents, staff, and volunteers who are representative of the market driving a culture of diversity and inclusion. The ideal candidate must have proven success in fundraising and/or sales and relationship management as well as activation in a virtual environment.PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESFund-raising - Leading the staff team, driving a donor centric culture, building relationships, and implementing a comprehensive, year-round fund-raising program to accomplish financial and program goals:Identifies corporate sponsors, individual donors and family foundations; cultivates recruits and stewards these prospects growing engagement and revenue across each fundraising channel.Manages cultivation and solicitation for a portfolio of both existing and new corporate, individual, grants, and special events donors ensuring a high-touch stewardship plan.Partner with staff team in growing relationships for board / volunteer and corporate recruitment.Develops contingency plans as needed to reach targets and can pivot easily to a virtual environment.Manages staff team implementing local Individual Giving, Special Events & Programs.Proficiency with Salesforce or equivalent (e.g., data input, updating, gift processing, report production)Board DevelopmentLead, recruit, retain and engage local Board of Advisors and ensures 100% board giving.Works with board chair(s), schedules meetings and works with volunteers to expand as needed.Fiscal Oversight - Responsible for the successful fiscal management of the region:Develops and executes regions operational plan including budget, financial analysis, team development, corporate development and program needs in collaboration with staff, volunteers and RVP.Responsible for budget management ensuring ROI targets are achieved and all local financial reporting and records are processed in a timely and legal manner in accordance with NKF accounting procedures.Programs - Supporting Program staff on execution of NKF programs locally (Live & Virtual):Professional, Patient and Advocacy programs.Partners with Health-systems, medical community, and community partners to garner financial and collaborative support.Market Planning - Responsible for the formulation of market plan that will ensure financial success:Identifies, cultivates and recruits volunteers, companies and organizations to participate in NKF.Develops and activated markets program, donor engagement, special events and communications plan.Creates event and program timelines and calendars for all activities.ManagerialDirectly supervises the local market staff by providing guidance, training and coaching.Recruits, interviews, hires, and trains new staff in the department.Provides constructive and timely performance evaluations.Handles corrective action of employees in accordance with policy.Performs additional duties, as required.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSBachelors degree from an accredited college or university.Minimum 8 years fundraising experience in nonprofit (voluntary healthcare experience preferred).Experience in obtaining major grants and major gifts and recruiting corporate sponsors and partners.Proven experience developing and implementing virtual programs and special events.Experience working with volunteers and board of directors and managing staff team.Demonstrated competence in planning, budgeting, forecasting and volunteer motivation.Excellent verbal and written communications skills.Excellent interpersonal, organization and managerial skills.Computer and database proficiency required.WORKING CONDITIONS, EQUIPMENT USED AND SPECIAL INFORMATIONMust have unimpeachable integrity and trustworthiness while possessing a high degree of tact, discretion, and professionalism. Verbal and written communication skills will be used daily. Maintain effectiveness under pressure. Competency in use of a multiple-line telephone, personal computer, fax machine, photocopier, and other standard office equipment. Ability to lift and transport equipment weighing up to 25 lbs. Flexible to work evenings and weekends as needed. Available for overnight business travel. Must have a valid drivers license.EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITYAt the National Kidney Foundation diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity applies to both our workforce and the communities we serve as it relates to kidney health and kidney disease prevention. It is the policy of NKF to provide equality of employment opportunity regardless of race, creed, color, qualified handicap or disability, national origin, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, age, gender, political affiliation or veteran status, or any other factor or reason prohibited by relevant local, state, and federal fair employment laws.The Equal Employment Opportunity policy will apply to all employment practices of NKF including, but not limited to: recruitment, hiring, promotion, training, compensation, benefits, layoffs, transfers, and discipline. Implementation of the Equal Employment Opportunity policy is the shared responsibility of the management of NKF.by Jobble

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