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  • Full Time
  • St. Louis County
  • Salary: $45,000-$55,000
  • Organization Type: Other

Kids Win Missouri

Kids Win Missouri is looking for a dynamic leader who will help build the organization’s capacity to advance policies and system changes to better support children and families.

About Kids Win Missouri

Kids Win Missouri is a non-partisan, statewide coalition representing child well-being practitioners, advocates, and parents. Its work spans early childhood development, education, health, child safety and economic security of families. Formed in 2013 as the Missouri Children’s Leadership Council, the organization has quickly fostered a reputation as a respected and influential voice on policies impacting children and families in Missouri. The organization rebranded as Kids Win Missouri in 2017. Its work in educating policymakers and the public and promoting the well-being of Missouri children has contributed to the creation of the state Office of Childhood, tens of millions of dollars of new annual funding for Pre-K education, raising the age of adult prosecution, increasing access to quality early childhood education and protecting and securing additional federal funding for critical children’s programs. An Executive Director and an active Board of Directors lead the organization.

About the Position 

This is a full-time position that includes paid vacation, sick days and benefits. The annual salary for the position is $45,000-55,000. Kids Win Missouri’s offices are located in St. Louis, however, the new Project Coordinator can be located anywhere in Missouri.

The position requires occasional travel in Missouri throughout the year. As travel is necessary for the requirements of the position, the individual selected is expected to possess and maintain a valid driver’s license. Physical demands of the position are typically those of a standard office environment, but also include working from non-office locations.

The position reports to the Executive Director. 

Responsibilities and Duties

Leadership Support 

  • Support the Executive Director in the achievement of the organization’s goals
  • Support projects and activities related to Kids Win Missouri’s board, including preparing minutes, agendas, and meeting materials

Fundraising

  • With the Executive Director and external consultants, operationalize fundraising strategy
  • Prepare materials for outreach to donor prospects
  • Support the organization’s grant development and administration activities
  • Maintain donor data systems, including compiling, synthesizing, tracking and reporting on donor data

Administration

  • Facilitate scheduling for events and meetings for organization’s activities
  • Organize a master organizational calendar of Kids Win Missouri’s initiatives and activities
  • Support the hosting of the organization’s meetings
  • Maintain organization’s customer relations management software and data
  • Support the organization’s employee onboarding, human resources and employee benefit activities
  • Other tasks as assigned

Desired Experience, Qualification and Skills

  • High school diploma or GED required, associates or bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Experience in non-profit fundraising and project coordination
  • Well-organized, self-directed, and capable of coordinating and prioritizing multiple projects
  • A track record as an effective communicator who is enthusiastic, articulate and persuasive, with excellent writing skills
  • Proficient user of office technology and information systems (including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Google Suite) and customer relations management platforms
  • Ability to anticipate problems, needs and challenges and develop plans and implement solutions to address them

Application Information

To apply, please email a cover letter that includes three reasons why you are the best candidate for this position and a resume to Brian Schmidt at bschmidt@kidswinmissouri.org. The position will remain open until filled.

Kids Win Missouri does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, age, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religious or political affiliation, disability, veteran status, or any other classification considered discriminatory under applicable law.