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Director of Development

Posted: 11/18/2022

Director of Development

About the AIDS Service Foundation of Kansas City The AIDS Service Foundation of Greater Kansas City (ASF) is committed to eliminating the stigma, suffering, and spread of HIV/AIDS. As a leader in the fight against this disease, the Foundation provides educational and financial resources to local organizations that directly support the community members in Kansas City affected by HIV/AIDS. These organizations serve the specialized needs of the diverse communities dealing with HIV/AIDS, provide support to their families, and/or promote education and prevention.

The Director of Development influences and leads the execution of the strategy of the ASF, in close coordination with the Board of Directors. The Director represents ASF at community/professional events, works with the Board to develop and execute the strategic plan for the organization, and maintains and builds relationships with key stakeholders and donors. Additionally, the Director raises funds including individual giving, donations and sponsorships and coordinates the execution of ASF events including AIDS Walk and World AIDS Day. The AIDS Service Foundation is continually adapting to the unique fundraising needs of the community in the evolving fight against HIV/AIDS and focuses funding on all aspects of the disease, including housing, education, treatment, and prevention. The Director is expected to focus on the next generation of leadership and fundraising with a wide range of diversity in age, race, and genders on the frontlines of the HIV/AIDS fight.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  Development/Fundraising Strategy

  • Create a comprehensive development strategy and execute a fundraising plan supporting individual giving and donations as well as corporate organizational sponsorship
  • Annually evaluate event structure and event ROI
  • Oversee donor operations and database management
Accountability for Mission Impact
  • Collaborate with finance committee to establish annual budget
  • Define metrics to determine fundraising effectiveness and impact ensuring the ongoing tracking and cataloging of metrics for grantee accountability
  • Produce annual report
Communications Strategy
  • Collaborate with Communications Committee to execute a comprehensive Communication Strategy
  • Curate and manage email messaging
  • Work to ensure ASF website is updated and “fundraising functional”
Relationship Building & Community Engagement
  • Collaborate with Education and Outreach Committee to engage younger generations and diverse communities in education, fundraising, and leadership
  • Build new donor and sponsor relationships through recruitment and recognition
  • Grow relationships with long--term donors, supporters,and volunteers
Event Planning
  • Produce and oversee logistics for all ASFKC events
  • Develop and maintain event budgets to ensure proper ROI
  • Recruit, train, and recognize volunteers and leaders for event planning committees
    maintaining a committee leadership “Share  gratitude, appreciation, support, and celebration as a community \
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  •  Demonstrated success with event/meeting planning, donor building, and fundraising.
  •  Demonstrated critical thinking skills, ability to work methodically and analytically in a quantitative problem-solving environment.
  • Strong attention to detail, facilitation, team building, collaboration, organization and problem-solving skills.
  • Must demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to clearly and effectively present complex information.
  • Must have advanced knowledge in the use of basic computer software (i.e., Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Education and Experience
  • •Bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred, with a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience in fundraising and event planning.
  • 7 applicable years of experience may be substituted for degree requirement.
  • Previous experience supporting or working for a non-profit organization.
  •  The office working environment is a typical setting. The field environment may include working in various climates throughout the year. Must be able to work in a safe manner in extreme climates, confined spaces, exposure to heights, and loud noises. Travel to different locations may require traversing potentially ungraded, ground, steps, ladders, etc.
  • This position is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, or reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, and/or crawl. Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Must utilize vision abilities including close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Must have the ability to use repetitive hand motion and the ability to grasp and type using general office equipment.
  • Ability to understand complex problems and collaborate and explore alternative resolutions.
  • Ability to remember and apply oral and/or written instructions or other information. Ability to think analytically. Ability to make informal and formal presentations, inside and/or outside the organization.
  • Ability to compose materials such as detailed reports, work-related manuals and publications of a limited scope or impact. Ability to compute, analyze and interpret numerical data for reporting purposes.
  • Ability to focus on tasks and remember names and details. Ability to make decisions and adjust to changes. Ability to organize thoughts and ideas into understandable terminology. Ability to apply common sense in performing job. Ability to make decisions which have a significant impact on immediate work unit and monitor impact outside work unit. Ability to count accurately.
  • Ability to adapt, analyze, assess, calculate, exercise good judgement, organize, read, memorize, stress control and solve problems. Ability to organize or prioritize own work schedule on short-term basis.
Compensation and Benefits

This position will receive full benefits, including 100% employer-paid health, dental, vision, life, and long-term disability insurance, as well as paid holidays and a generous PTO policy.

Job Type: Exempt
Salary Range: $75,000 to $85,000 annually

ASFKC is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. ASFKC will not discriminate or retaliate against applicants who inquire about, disclose, or discuss their compensation or that of other applicants.

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