The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Fundraising Campaign Specialist - Student Series
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is the world’s largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research and providing education and patient services. The Mid-America Chapter is currently hiring a full-time Fundraising Campaign Specialist to work at our Wichita KS office. Responsibilities will include working on the Student Series service-learning program/fundraiser and performing other duties as assigned. A Bachelor’s degree with two year fundraising, communications, sales, marketing and/or event planning experience required. To learn more or to submit your resume/application, please visit our online portal at: https://careers-lls.icims.com/jobs/2943/fundraising-campaign-specialist---student-series/job
VP of Advancement
The VP of Advancement will provide vision, oversight and direction to the Development department. This position will be responsible for annual fund development, planned giving, new donor development, major gifts, and working closely with agency programs. EmberHope has a 90-year legacy of providing quality services to children and families in three states (KS, WA, TX). If you are someone with a passion for “Sparking Change to Improve Lives” and enjoy working with individuals, businesses, churches; if you enjoy a flexible schedule, travel, and a supportive leadership environment this position is for you. The position will be located in KS. Please visit our website at www.emberhope.org to learn more and apply.
Envision - Workforce Innovation Center
The executive director will help create and actively manage the overall strategic plan for the Workforce Innovation Center through execution of our mission. The Executive Director will lead the organization’s employment and training initiatives including the training program designed to provide employee development opportunities and create jobs for the blind and visually impaired. The Executive Director will practice working knowledge in workforce development protocols, which includes basic understanding of the field, core programs and business plans. Education: • Bachelor degree in education, business or related workforce field with nonprofit experience required. Master degree preferred. Experience: • Five years’ workforce development experience including administration of training programs with three years’ supervisory experience in workforce education required. • Proven experience in working with remote teams with like and disparate functions and tasks within unique and diverse geographies. • Strong marketing, public relations and resource development experience with proven ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders. Knowledge/Skills: • Strong critical thinking and organization skills with the ability to bring together collaborative groups to develop and implement workforce development programs. • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to coach staff, manage and develop high performance teams, set and achieve strategic objectives and manage a budget. • Strong written and verbal communication skills, a persuasive and passionate communicator with excellent interpersonal, multidisciplinary and project management skills. • Team player who leads by example, can motivate others to work collaboratively and is accountable for their actions. • Pays meticulous attention to details, meets deadlines and displays professional behavior. • Action oriented who possesses an innovative approach to business planning and execution. Envision, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without illegal discrimination because of race, color, sex, age, gender identity, disability, religion, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, military status or veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, domestic violence victim status, predisposing genetic characteristics and genetic information, and any other status protected by law. Envision employs and advances in employment individuals with disabilities and veterans, and treats qualified individuals without discrimination on the basis of their physical or mental disability or veteran status. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This position description is intended to convey generally the duties of this job. It is not an all-inclusive listing of duties, and it is not a contract, expressed or implied. Apply online www.envisionus.com
Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland
Director of Fund Development
The Director of Fund Development is a member of and works together with the Council’s leadership team to establish fund development goals to meet the Council’s overall financial objectives and ensure that the organization is fiscally sound and growth-focused. The position is responsible for developing and executing a consistent, council-wide strategic plan to achieve these goals, partnering closely with the Council’s leadership team and Board of Directors. The Director of Fund Development is responsible for managing the Council’s Fund Development team, coordinating fund-raising campaigns and events, and identifying potential funding sources including: individuals; community, corporate and private foundations; corporations; annual giving; capital campaign; planned giving, and United Way and other agency support. The individual in this position will be expected to make specific requests to prospective donors both in person and by proposal. The Director of Fund Development will actively participate in the process of setting the organization’s strategic initiatives to increase philanthropic giving that supports and advances the council's mission. She/he will be charged with translating the vision and corporate goals set by the Council’s CEO and Board of Directors into effective operational plans with measurable short- and long-term benchmarks. Essential Duties & Responsibilities Organize and execute Council-wide giving campaigns Identify, engage and make requests to donors in the community Cultivate long-term relationships and effectively steward current and past donors Oversee the execution of a council wide grant application process, periodically reviewing and updating as required Identify and research potential new funding sources: corporate foundations, community foundations, grants, etc. Position Title: Director of Fund Development Reports to: Chief Executive Officer Engage individuals in the community in the mission of Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland through active participation in networking opportunities and education Oversee planning and management of fundraising events Establish effective communications with other departments and across all regions of the council Make presentations to community groups, organizations, and individuals Skills & Qualifications Bachelors degree in related field required, CFRE or ACFRE certification a plus 5-10 years experience in fund raising with a proven track record of major gifts, annual giving, foundation giving, planned giving, and grants Excellent verbal and written communication skills Outstanding donor cultivation and relationship building skills Knowledge of current and emerging trends in the field of fund raising Strong presentation skills Ability to coordinate and supervise fund development staff Ability to recruit, manage and motivate volunteers Experience in developing fund-raising strategies, engaging the Board in this process Budget management skills Ability to travel frequently in the state of Kansas and occasionally out of state to professional development opportunities and to visit with out-of-state donors Hours/Travel 10 - 25% travel – requires reliable access to vehicle (Council has regional offices in Salina, Emporia, Hays and Garden City) Expectation of working evenings and weekends (i.e., one to two nights per week and one to two weekends per month on average) Major Accountabilities Oversee all aspects of the Council’s fund development functions to ensure delivery of a consistent fund development message to donors throughout the Council’s 80-county jurisdiction that focuses on girl outcomes. Ensure that staff in the Wichita headquarters office and all regional offices are trained and supported by the Fund Development Department to develop local partnerships, garner in-kind and cash contributions, identify prospective donors and steward existing donors to meet the fund development goals of the Council. Please forward resume with cover letter to: Girl Scouts of Kansas Heartland, 360 Lexington Rd, Wichita, Kansas 67218 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is looking for energetic and excited team members who would like to join our non-profit team as an Outreach Assistant while still being able to maintain a school and/or family-friendly schedule. You would be responsible for contacting and recruiting schools within the region to register them for our Student Series school fundraising program. Successful Outreach Assistants may have sales experience, are excellent communicators and listen well to help coordinators build programs that fit their schools and encourage volunteers to join us in the fight against blood cancers. The Outreach Assistant makes outbound phone calls and sends e-mail communication to targeted contacts for a specific campaign. This role is responsible for creating a qualified pipeline of decision making contacts, keeping leads warm and growing the interest and commitment to LLS’ mission and programs for campaign leadership. These are part time positions (multiple vacancies), which start in late August and run through early Spring. Four hour shifts are available in both the morning and afternoon. Start dates and shift times may vary by office. Unpaid days off correlate with school breaks. Reports to: Executive Director or assigned staff. Responsibilities: Proficiently make outbound phone and acknowledgement calls to prospective and existing contacts and/or leads in order to create interest in and commitment to participation in campaign. Maintain established outbound call volume to source, establish relationships and generate qualified new lead generation for the campaign leadership. Provide accurate follow up through proactive phone and/or e-mail communications keeping interested leads warm and engaged. Assist in the development of program materials, including assembly and distribution. Maintain assigned program records and files. Prepare assigned campaign correspondence and reports. Maintain a working knowledge of the LLS mission and programs to promote the field and campaign fundraising initiatives. Perform other related duties as assigned. Education & Experience Requirements: High School degree,
1+ year’s telemarketer or customer service experience, Commitment to achieving phone calls/per day schedule and email follow up. Position Requirements: Ability to professionally represent LLS and its mission, Capacity to confidently speak with educators regarding key messages and values of the campaign, Excellent communication skills and phone etiquette, Outstanding interpersonal skills and team player, Ability to collect and organize data effectively, Strong organizational skills, Knowledge of MS Office Suite and databases. Physical Demands & Work Environment: Physical demands are minimal and typical of similar jobs in comparable organizations, Work environment is representative and typical of similar jobs in comparable organizations, Early morning shifts. Click here to apply online
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