Outreach Director, Missouri Cures Education Foundation

The Outreach Director is responsible for the development and execution of the outreach strategy and day-to-day management of outreach in the state.  Working closely with the Executive Director, the Outreach Director will work with volunteers, civic groups, researchers, patient advocates, students and organizations to promote Missouri Cures’ mission of promoting and protecting medical research in the state. 

Outreach Director’s responsibilities:

  •  Lead outreach efforts to over 20,000 identified supporters in Missouri
  • Identify new members/supporters, building upon existing list of 20,000
  • Represent Missouri Cures at meetings and events to strengthen the mission
  • Develop and implement annual outreach plan; submit monthly outreach reports
  • Identify groups and conferences to engage / secure speaking engagements
  • Support existing volunteer relationships and develop broad base of volunteers throughout the State
  • Coordinate regional key volunteer meetings
  • Activate advocacy efforts with volunteers when needed; through email blasts, social media and phone calls
  • Travel the state to meet with potential and current supporters
  • Manage social media presence for Missouri Cures through Twitter, Facebook and website
  • Develop and implement strategies to increase social media presence
  • Create monthly e-newsletter

Qualifications:             

  • Demonstrable experience working with or managing grass-roots’ coalitions
  • Excellent organizational skills and time management
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively, build coalitions among diverse populations, and oversee all phases of building/maintaining grassroots’ outreach activities
  • Proficiency, comfort, and interest in working with social media tools
  • Excellent oral communication skills with experience in public presentations
  • Willingness and ability to travel throughout Missouri
  • Proficiency and comfort with MS Word, Excel, Power Point
  • Bachelor or Associates degree

Expected salary: $45,000/year.  Health, dental, life insurance & disability benefits included.

Please send cover letter detailing interest in position, resume and list of 3 references by email to: DLadd@MissouriCures.org   Feel free to email questions to the same email address.