Community Outreach Manager

Des Moines, IA

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Under the supervision of the Director, Development, the Community Outreach Assistant is responsible for providing logistic, fundraising and administrative support on the following events and programs:  Kidney Walks, Golf Classic, Galas, KEEP Healthy, Your Kidneys & You and any other conferences in their Region.
This relationship should be characterized by effective communications, a positive attitude toward the growth of the Foundation and the achievement of its mission, through mutual understanding of the goals and development objectives of the National Organization.
  • Works closely with the Director, Development in planning, budgeting, executing and evaluating special events held in Iowa and Nebraska, including: The Central Iowa Kidney Walk, the Central Iowa Golf Classic, KEEP Healthy, Big Ask, Big Give and other events, as needed.
  • Manage aspects of the NKF fundraising database, Salesforce.
  • Manages Kidney Walk Team fundraising.
  • Recruits committees members and volunteers.
  • Assists with event logistics.
  • Maintain updated spreadsheet of media contacts and draft press releases.
  • Update local website to reflect all current activities, events and information.  
  • Administer the KEEP Healthy and Your Kidneys & You volunteer training.
  • Attend committee meetings and prepare meeting minutes.
  • Performs additional duties and special projects, as required.
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university is required.
  • Minimum 2 years of job-related fundraising and volunteer management experience.
  • Experience coordinating special events.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word for Windows, Excel, Power Point and Publisher.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and organizational skills.
  • Excellent customer relations and interpersonal skills.
  • Flexible to work weekends and evenings when necessary.
  • Flexible for overnight business travel.
Please apply via email with your resume, cover letter, and salary expectations:


Perks of Working at the NKF

  • Generous Time off Policies
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • 403(b) plan with matching company contributions
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Commuter benefits program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Corporate discounts
  • Referral bonus