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Executive Director

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TITLE: Executive Director
REPORTS TO: Wichita Cancer Foundation’s Board of Directors

GOAL:  Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director (ED) will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for Wichita Cancer Foundation’s programs, fundraising efforts, and execution of its mission.


  • Lead and manage all phases of Wichita Cancer Foundation’s operations in support of its mission.
  • Expand revenues through fundraising activities including grant writing, events, and appeal letters; develop relationships with local donors, corporate givers and foundations.
  • Develop a Public Relations strategy that will expand awareness of the Wichita Cancer Foundation locally and throughout the state.
  • Attend and report at all meetings of the Board of Directors.
  • Develop, maintain and support a strong Board of Directors; actively engage and energize board members; serve as ex-officio of all committees.
  • Develop and maintain systems to track mission successes and evaluate program effectiveness that can also be communicated to Board, funders and other constituents on a regular basis.
  • Serve as the organization’s ambassador-at-large to the Wichita community.
  • Write acknowledgement and thank you letters to donors and/or honorees.
  • Researching and targeting local foundations and similar fundraising opportunities.  Develop a master plan of dates for submissions and requirements
  • Check the PO Box regularly.
  • Handle appropriate record keeping.
  • Recruit, organize, motivate and manage volunteers for developed fundraising activities/events.
  • Increase visibility of the organization by meeting with potential donors and community leaders.
  • Work closely with Patient Facilitator to serve as a back-up when needed and to stay informed about patient assistance as it relates to fundraising needs and donor relation.



  • The ED will be thoroughly committed to the Wichita Cancer Foundation’s mission.
  • All candidates should have proven leadership, fundraising, and relationship management experience.
  • Candidates should be able to demonstrate a strong ability for independent and self-directed work.
  • Candidates need excellence in organizational management.
  • Candidates should possess strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Candidates will monitor, maintain and improve the website.
  • The Wichita Cancer Foundation BOD is looking for a passionate, idealistic, mission-driven ED with integrity and a positive attitude.



  • Computer skills
  • Written and verbal communication skills
  • Planning and organization
  • Familiarity with (or willing to learn) appropriate fundraising software
  • Work and time management
  • Teamwork
  • Adaptability
  • Research skills
  • Attention to detail


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