The National Kidney Foundations seeks a Director for our Richmond, VA office who will carry out the mission of the National Kidney Foundation by successfully raising funds, engaging leadership volunteers and influential community members, and ensuring that program goals are met in the Virginia region.
The Director works closely with the Division President in Washington DC to attain the income necessary to achieve the Virginia
regions budgetary goals and mission of the NKF. This relationship should be characterized by effective communication, a positive attitude toward the growth of NKF, and the achievement of its mission through mutual understanding of goals and development objectives.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsible for implementing a comprehensive, year round fund- raising program that meets targeted goals:
Identifies corporate sponsors, family foundations and general supporters; cultivates recruits and stewards these prospects.
Secures in-kind sponsors to donate services and products.
Helps execute grant writing for both special events and programs.
Identifies Walk corporate recruitment leadership for Richmond, Virginia Beach and Roanoke.
Oversees major giving program.
Works with the DC staff on grant proposals, including government, corporate and family foundations.
Fosters relationships with the community to garner support for programs and services.
Manage Golf committee, logistics, sponsors, & Golfer, coordinates questions to the DC office.
Responsible for overseeing the board and future board development.
Recruits and stewards volunteer leaders for the board.
Works closely with the board chair, schedules board meetings and works with the board for the planning of the Virginia office.
Finance and Budget
Responsible for the successful fiscal management of the region:
Prepares draft budget of region’s program needs and anticipates fund-raising revenues.
Participates in finalizing regional budget in collaboration with staff, regional volunteers and Division President.
Ensures that all local financial reporting and records are processed and maintained in a timely and legal manner and in accordance with all NKF accounting procedures.
Responsible for conducting the following core NKF programs in the local community:
Early Detection Screenings
Fellows Research Forum
Continuing Medical Education Programs
People Like Us Patient Conference
Medical Update (Richmond)
Responsible for the formulation of a regional plan that will ensure financial and programmatic success:
Identifies, cultivates and recruits volunteers, companies and organizations to participate in NKF.
Creates event and program time lines and calendars for all activities.
Directly supervises the Development Manager by providing guidance, training and coaching.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. Minimum five years work- related experience in non-profit. Successful track record in fund raising and event planning. Experience in obtaining major grants and major gifts. Grant writing experience preferred. Experience with recruiting corporate sponsors and partners. Supervisory, budgetary and financial planning experience. Experience working with volunteers and board of directors. Excellent verbal and written communications skills. Excellent interpersonal, organization and managerial skills.
Fluent in Word applications.