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Manager of Community Engagement & Events

Children's Mercy
Job Description
Posted 01/06/19  

Job Responsibilities:
The Manager of Philanthropic Community Engagement and Events provides support to and cultivates relationships with individuals as well as community and corporate groups hosting external fundraising events and participating in engagement opportunities that benefit Children's Mercy. This position plays an important role in achieving the Department of Philanthropy's annual and multi-year fundraising goals and works collaboratively with colleagues throughout the department and the hospital to ensure external fundraisers support institutional priorities and that a donor-centered experience occurs with every interaction.
Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • 3 years experience
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Excellent writing, personal communication, time management and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of Kansas City's philanthropic community as well as a working knowledge of fundraising principals
  • Organized and strong interpersonal skills, particularly regarding the judgement, discretion, patience, communication and understanding which are necessary for dealing effectively with community leaders, volunteers and staff
  • Microsoft Word, Excel, and Blackbaud's Raiser's Edge software
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