The Midwest Innocence Project (MIP) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit legal defense organization
dedicated to representing wrongfully convicted prison inmates in our five-state region (MO, KS,
NE, IA, AR) who can prove their innocence through the use of DNA testing and other newly
discovered evidence. The MIP seeks a candidate for a full-time Director of Development &
Operations position beginning immediately in its Kansas City, Missouri office. This position
reports directly to MIP’s Executive Director and is responsible for effectuating the following job
responsibilities relevant to MIP’s external/outreach and administrative work.
The Director will have day-to-day responsibility for management and administration for the
Project including budgeting and financial reporting, taxes, procurement, human resources,
payroll, property and risk management, office technology, and such other matters as may be
assigned by the Executive Director for the administration of the Project.
In the development role, the Director will have day-to-day responsibility for marketing and
development including donor solicitation and donor relations, donor database management, grant
applications and grant management, and special events. In addition, the Director will maintain
and update the Project website, oversee social media, and coordinate communications with
prospective and existing donors with oversight from the Executive Director. Read more.