Community Engagement Coordinator

at Center for Developmentally Disabled

Kansas City, MO

Posted on Jan. 9, 2018

Full Time

$40,000.00– $45,000.00 Annually

Center for Developmentally Disabled is currently seeking a qualified individual to join their team as a Community Engagement Coordinator.

• Bachelor’s Degree
• Must have a minimum of two years’ experience in fundraising in the Greater Kansas City area
• Experience with the Greater Kansas City Philanthropic Community
• Strong people/customer service skills
• Proficiency in computer programs such as Word and Excel, plus ability to master our donor database and social media platforms
• Must be at least 18 years of age
Essential Functions:
• Create (with assistance) the strategic goals and plans for the position with measurable objectives
• Responsible for weekly reporting on progress toward objectives
• Work with Executive Assistant to maintain donor/volunteer/mailing data base. Keep electronic and print mailing list coordinated and updated
• Responsible for website content and updates
Promotions/Public Relations:
• Responsible for increasing public visibility of the organization by creating a social engagement strategy, using Facebook, Twitter and other media outlets
• Promote organization’s events and people through monthly press releases
• Maintain the organization media contact list
• Engage community organizations (civic clubs, social groups and fraternal organizations) to create support for CDD, including special event fund raisers and volunteering
• Generate public speaking opportunities for the President/CEO
• Be prepared to represent the agency at events as requested
• Responsible for producing quarterly newsletter and monthly e-newsletters
• Find, engage and maintain corporate supporters for events and through volunteer opportunities
• Responsible for 2-3 annual print appeals/direct mail solicitations
• Review and update Greater Kansas City Community Foundation (GKCCF) profile/Charity Navigator, etc
Individual Donor Relations
• Create a weekly list of donors/supporters for the President/CEO to call or write
• Create a monthly list of donors for Board members to write TY notes
o Organize notecards/addresses, etc. for Board meeting
Special Events
• Coordinate fundraising events
• Oversee anniversary celebration
• Plan Annual Meeting
• Coordinate activities and events thoroughly and with sufficient lead-time to ensure good communication, publicity, and success of events
• Solicit funds from sponsors for events
Volunteer Coordinator
• Create a volunteer program with opportunities for direct service, office and committee roles
• Recruit, train and maintain volunteers. Develop a shared volunteer activity calendar
• Work with department heads to create volunteer job descriptions
• Utilize volunteers as possible, with other staff responsible for supervising and training volunteers

Benefits include vacation/sick accrual, health and dental insurance, vision coverage, life insurance, 401(k) with employer match, Flexible Spending Account, Supplemental Insurance, and Legal Shield

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