Successfully advance the mission of reStart through development activities for the agency annual campaign and capital campaign.
Supervise the management of volunteers, grants and in kind gifts.
Coordinate short and long-range plans for all development activities that will sustain and assist reStart in ending homelessness. This includes goals, objectives and implementation strategies, with detailed plans of action.
918 E. 9th Street – Administrative Office
Develop, coordinate, plan, implement and manage development activities for the annual campaign and capital campaign, including volunteers, grants, in kind gifts, and marketing:
Coordinate maintenance of and reports on all donor and prospective donor data.
Coordinate major gift activities.
Coordinate annual and capital campaign activities.
Coordinate annual special events.
Assist in finalizing a Development Plan and Strategic Plan.
Implement activities within the Development Plan and Strategic Plan.
Foster and ensure positive, collaborative relationships within and among all staff, volunteers and contractors associated with the overall operations of agency funding contracts, including local community leaders, regulatory entities, state, federal and local governments, and related constituencies. Represent the agency to its various constituencies.
Assure the professional writing and timely submission of all grant proposals and reports.
Research or initiate research and data compilation on potential individuals and corporate and foundation donors.
Coordinate development and maintenance of donor records, including donor database.
Ensure the timely and accurate production and distribution of reports and related compliance information as necessary and requested by reStart management, the Board, funders, grantors and related external sources
Coordinate activities for all site visits from funders
Oversee and administer all matters related to planned giving, including wills, bequests, trusts and annuities.
Supervise development and implementation of marketing, public and community relations strategies and plans, including the preparation of all content and materials needed for approved fund raising and public relations programs, gift recognition and acknowledgment materials, appeal letters, etc.
Perform other related duties as assigned by the CEO.
Capacity to analyze, synthesize and communicate complex data, financial information, community data, and related issues in an accurate, objective and straightforward manner.
Demonstrate a high level of problem solving skill.
Demonstrate a high level of relationship cultivation skill.
Ability to travel throughout the region to manage resource development activities and to establish relationships with key resources and affiliates.
Ability to establish and maintain clearly defined measurements of services, to include statistics, financial data, benchmarking, billing information and service evaluations.
Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment.
10 years' progressively successful fundraising/administrative experience in a nonprofit setting, preferably with major gifts, special events and capital campaigns.
Demonstrated knowledge of and success with funding sources associated with various and related social programming initiatives.
Superior communication skills.
Requisite professional training, certification and licensure as may be required for specific programming initiatives offered through reStart.
Demonstrated successful track record of and an ability to work effectively with a variety of constituents – internal staff members, senior leadership professionals, external partners, and funders
Current driver's license in good standing, with insured personal vehicle.
For more than 38 years, reStart Inc. has provided housing and services to homeless youth, families, men, and women to end homelessness in the Kansas City community.
A pioneer in the field, reStart is the only homeless agency in Kansas City serving all homeless populations, including singles, couples, gay, straight and transgender individuals, as well as youth ages 12-18, non-traditional families, persons with HIV/AIDS and individuals with substance use and mental health related issues.