OMNI Human Resource Management

Chief Development and Communications Officer

Vibrant Health
Job Location(s)
US-KS-Kansas City
Position Category


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OMNI HRM is honored to partner with Vibrant Health in their search for a Chief Development Officer to serve as a leadership team member and participant in making strategic decisions. This role will ensure Vibrant Health has a comprehensive fundraising and communications strategy, represent the organization to the community, the media, and funders, and will design and implement a comprehensive plan for developing external alliances by cultivating individual and philanthropic support.


Vibrant Health’s mission is to provide access to high-quality health care for the community, regardless of socio-economic obstacles. In addition to primary medical, dental, behavioral health and women’s health services, Vibrant Health provides community outreach services, school-based preventive oral health services and school-based behavioral health services.



Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, this position will:

  • Establish and implement the infrastructure needed to increase revenue by soliciting major gifts, special events, and corporate and foundation support.
  • Set and deliver on fundraising targets in collaboration with the CEO and the Board.
  • Serve as the lead fundraiser for a portfolio of priority donors and prospects – principally foundations and high-net-worth individuals.
  • Develop and implement a stewardship program aimed at cultivating deeper ties with donors.
  • Monitor all donor information; provide and present statistical analysis to board and senior leaders.
  • Protect the organization’s integrity by overseeing the funder selection process.
  • Ensure a robust marketing and communications plan is in place for staff, board, and contractors.
  • Identify significant health policy issues and create and implement plans to act accordingly.
  • Develop visibility through appropriate outlets, earning coverage for the organization in the press and media.


  • Master’s degree in relevant field or equivalent work experience preferred.
  • 7+ years of nonprofit fundraising experience, with experience at the director level or above.
  • Substantial experience of cultivating existing donor relationships over time.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Deep knowledge of fundraising best practices and success with significant foundations and major gift donors.
  • Track record of working with the media and shaping organizations’ communications identity.

OMNI and our clients are Equal Opportunity Employers and seek diversity in candidates for employment. EEO Employer W/M/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.


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