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Kansas Farm Bureau career opportunities

Kansas Farm Bureau is a non-profit agricultural services organization whose mission is to advocate, educate and serve our members and Kansas agriculture. We are one of the largest organizations of our kind in the state of Kansas and have been in existence since 1919. We offer a competitive pay package, with an opportunity to earn annual incentive compensation. Our benefits package includes: a Kansas Farm Bureau membership, health care and dental insurance, group life insurance and a 401(k) package. We have paid vacation, sick leave, personal days and paid holidays. Our Leadership Team promotes a flexible, family-friendly work environment and we are considered a premier employer for the area.

The following position is open.


Fundraising & Development Manager - KFB Foundation for Ag

Job Summary: Develops awareness and implements fundraising strategies through events, activities and personal visits, in support of the KFB Foundation for Ag and its mission.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manages, plans and coordinates fundraising programs and activities for the KFB Foundation for Ag.
  • Develops objectives and strategies used to meet fundraising goals and promote public awareness for the organization.
  • Researches individual giving opportunities, and schedules one-on-one visits with prospects and donors.
  • Develops and manages relationships with new and existing donors, corporations, community organizations, and other foundations.
  • Develops media contact lists and cultivates those relationships.
  • Develops strategies to encourage new or increased contributions.
  • Establishes fundraising and/or participation goals for special events.
  • Attends community events, meetings or conferences to promote the organizations goals and goodwill and to solicit donations and/or sponsors.
  • Contacts community leaders, corporate representatives and possibly government officials to increase awareness of the organization’s causes, activities or needs.
  • Designs and produces materials and brochures, both in paper form as well as social media, used to promote the organization.
  • Prepares and gives presentations to increase awareness for the organization.
  • Writes proposals to attract gift giving, which may include grant writing.
  • Manages donor software used to develop leads and track contributors, as well as their contributions.
  • Monitors budgets, expenses and other financial data related to fundraising.
  • Performs other duties, as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Requires a bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
  • Must be confident, outgoing and possess a high level of integrity.
  • Must possess excellent interpersonal relationship skills and be able to relate well with others.
  • Requires the ability to make logical decisions in support of the organization's philosophy and direction.
  • Prefers agricultural background.

To apply: submit cover letter, resume, and references through our online application. Click here to apply online.  Application process closes October 19, 2018.

EOE/M/F/VET/Disability and any other protected class not listed.


Career opportunities with Farm Bureau Financial Services

Farm Bureau Financial Services is about more than insurance, more than products, more than the bricks and mortar that make up our buildings. FBFS is about you – your family, your home, your future. Today, our agents build relationships with people from all walks of life to help them protect what matters most and prepare for the future. FBFS is 1,600 employees and 4,000 field associates strong, and when your life twists and turns, you can depend on your local Farm Bureau agent to be there for you, providing the knowledge and experience to make insurance simple.

To explore opportunities with Farm Bureau Financial Services, visit www.fbfscareers.com


KansasWorks

Whether you are an Employer looking to hire or an Individual seeking Career Opportunities, KansasWorks may have a solution for you. Check out our website at: https://www.kansasworks.com

If you are a Kansas farmer or rancher, KansasWorks may have solutions to suit your hiring needs. Interested? Locate the regional office nearest you, by selecting the “Contact Us” in the top right-hand corner of the KansasWorks website.  Kansas Farm Bureau has an opening for an Ag Communications/Journalism Intern. Our internship offers the opportunity to work with varied medias including video, radio, print and social media, as well as hone writing and design skills. Our interns gain real-world experience and create portfolio-building pieces while also connecting with state and national ag communication professionals. This Internship begins with the 2017 Spring semester and may continue into the 2017/2018 school year. (Would allow to work in Summer 2017, if available.)