OMNI is honored to assist United Way of Greater Kansas City in their search for a Community Engagement Director. UWGKC unites donors, volunteers, businesses, nonprofits and community leaders to help change the lives of those in need. The organization has been making Kansas City and the surrounding area better for 100 years and counting.
This role is responsible for building strategic relationships through local boards, committees, chambers of commerce, local business and service clubs. The CED actively works with the Vice President, Market Development to recruit and retain key influencers to help leverage community resources to better address challenges in the community. The goal is to raise dollars, achieve United Way of Greater Kansas City’s (UWGKC) annual revenue goal, and identify opportunities for growth in existing and new campaigns while utilizing volunteers and community stakeholders to meet and exceed goals. This position will also seize opportunities to partner with companies and engage workforce employees in UWGKC’s work year-round on specific community engagement strategies that may yield non-financial resources.
Reporting to the Chief Marketing & Philanthropy Officer, the Community Engagement Director is responsible for oversight, planning and implementation to drive year-round employee and community engagement and investment in signature events, initiatives and partnerships. The CED works in tandem with the Vice President of Market Development and the Marketing & Development team with donor prospecting and special multi-year fundraising campaigns for local initiatives. This position maintains and actively updates partner records utilizing the CRM database. The CED understands and complies with all gift-related policies and procedures and ensures ethical compliance.
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