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Chief Development Officer (ASYMCA) Armed Services YMCA

Chief Development Officer for a national organization providing unique support to military families (Woodbridge, VA)

Supporting military service members means supporting their families and their unique needs.

The Armed Services YMCA (ASYMCA) delivers programs tailored to the unique challenges of military life in order to enhance the lives of service members and their families in spirit, mind, and body. Its tailored no- and low-cost programs include childcare, day and resident camps, child development programs and children’s classes, food support, deployment support, emergency travel support, health and wellness services, and more.

Under the leadership of Admiral William D. French, President & CEO, the ASYMCA has achieved across-the-board growth over the last three years, increasing the size of its headquarters staff and the number of bases on which it operates by nearly 50% and more than tripling the size of its fundraising program.

The ASYMCA is seeking a Chief Development Officer to expand on this growth as an integral member of its leadership team. The CDO will be a strategic partner to the President & CEO and will work closely with the Chief Marketing Officer, Chief Programs Officer, and Chief Financial Officer to create and implement effective development plans that advance annual corporate and organization giving, government and foundation grants, major and planned gifts, and capital campaigns. In addition to leading headquarters fundraising, the CDO will work with branch Executive Directors to help them align national work and local efforts and coordinate campaigns, training, and shared resources.

 

The ideal CDO will be a confident, team-oriented, and personable leader who has a disciplined work ethic and methodical approach to fund development. Specific qualifications include:

  • Eight to ten years of professional experience in fundraising at the national level.
  • Track record of increasing r through annual giving programs and fundraising events.
  • Comprehensive working knowledge of charitable vehicles.
  • Demonstrated ability to relate to top corporate leaders and diverse groups of people from all socioeconomic segments.
  • Ability to create materials to enable potential donors to understand the ASYMCA and how they contribute to its mission.
  • Bachelor’s degree is required; CFRE is preferred.
Woodbridge, VA
Director of Major Gifts(ASME) American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Director of Major Gifts to support their efforts in addressing global issues (New York, NY)

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers seek a Director of Major Gifts to plan and coordinate a major giving donor program to meet the organizations fundraising goals.

The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) is a not-for-profit membership organization that enables collaboration, knowledge sharing, career enrichment, and skills development across all engineering disciplines, with a goal of helping the global engineering community develop solutions to benefit lives and livelihoods. Founded in 1880 by a small group of leading industrialists, ASME has grown to include more than 100,000 members in 140+ countries. 32,000 of these members are students.

The Director of Major Gifts will plan, coordinate, and implement an individual major donor program that helps meet the organization’s fundraising goals and builds its donor base.

ASME’s first Director of Major Gifts will play a key role in implementing a new strategy to bolster philanthropic support for ASME Foundation’s program objectives. The ideal Director of Major Gifts will be self-starter with the experience to devise an effective major gifts program structure, the gravitas to interact with high-level donors with business and engineering backgrounds, and the ambition to pursue aggressive fundraising goals. With a new database coming online, the Director will help ensure that a disciplined data tracking system is in place.

New York, NY Director
Major Gift Officer (CMI) Child Mind Institute

The Child Mind Institute believes that no child should suffer from a mental health or learning disorder. It seeks a Major Gift Officer to help create a future where this vision is a reality.

The Child Mind Institute is an independent, national non-profit dedicated to transforming the lives of children and families struggling with mental health and learning disorders. The Institute’s teams work every day to deliver the highest standards of care, advance the science of the developing brain and empower parents, professionals and policymakers to support children when and where they need it most. At this watershed moment for mental health care, collaboration, capacity-building, and scalability are central to the success of the Child Mind Institute’s mission.

The Child Mind Institute raises both fee-for-service and philanthropic revenue to support its activities. Families who utilize the Institute’s six clinical centers generate revenue that helps provide care for patients without the same financial resources. The Major Gift Officer to help enhance its annual individual donor program, maximizing support for the Institute’s mission and vision. Reporting to the Director of Development, the Major Gift Officer will leverage relationships with grateful patients to support a team that would build a program aimed at ultimately generating $1M annually. The MGO will design and implement major donor pipeline management systems, engage leaders and senior staff from across the Institute, and personally cultivate prospects as both donors and volunteers.

 

The ideal Major Gift Officer will have:

  • At least 3 years of experience in a fundraising program of a non-profit organization.
  • Comprehensive understanding of the principles and best practices of individual donor pipeline development and portfolio management, including knowledge of how to use donor databases to orchestrate and analyze moves management processes.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify, cultivate, and steward long-term donor relationships that expand a donor base, increase revenue, and advance institutional goals.
  • Record of soliciting and securing 5- and 6-figure gifts; experience soliciting both annual and campaign gifts is useful.
  • Prior success at forging relationships with donors and deepening their engagement as major donors and volunteers.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

 

For more information and to apply, please visit www.driconsulting.com.

New York, NY
President (V4P) Voices for Progress

Voices for Progress (V4P), a nonprofit organization that bring together major political donors, business leaders, entrepreneurs, philanthropists, and other prominent individuals to engage in advocacy to protect our climate, strengthen our democracy, and ensure economic and social justice for all, seeks a talented President to lead this community in this challenging political environment.

V4P is looking for a President who is a charismatic and strategic leader committed to leveraging its members’ access and influence to bring about the enactment of significant progressive policies.  In addition to nonprofit management experience, the President should have significant fundraising and major donor experience.  The President reports directly to the V4P Board.

The ideal candidate will be an ambitious, creative, and strategic fundraising leader who is enthusiastic about building programs and sophisticated in developing a high-functioning and multi-channel donor and membership pipeline. The President will be able to inspire and guide a small but talented team. The President’s sophisticated leadership will aid in long-term strategic planning for Voices for Progress. The President will have as least ten years of experience in a combination of policy advocacy, organizing, fundraising, and leadership, with significant experience in each.

Washington, DC President
Vice President, Nursing Innovation (ANA) American Nurses Association

Vice President to grow a multi-faceted innovation program at the country’s leading association for nurses (Silver Spring, MD)

The ANA Enterprise is the preeminent association advancing the nursing profession and healthcare delivery on behalf of the nation’s four million registered nurses.

Composed of three organizations—the American Nurses Association, American Nurses Credentialing Center, and American Nurses Foundation—the Enterprise leverages its combined strengths to drive excellence in nursing practice and to ensure nurses’ voice and vision are recognized by policy leaders, industry influencers, and employers.

Traditional advocacy and organization are not enough to capture the myriad challenges, obstacles, and opportunities that nurses face in a continuously changing healthcare system. The ANA vision established in its 2017 – 2020 Strategic Plan calls for stimulating and disseminating innovation that increases recognition of the value of nursing and drives improvement in health and health care. The ANA Enterprise’s preliminary innovation programs have achieved success and growth, and the organization is ready to build on these efforts to create a healthy world through the power of nursing.

The Vice President will expand ANA Enterprise brand awareness, seize opportunities for thought leadership, and develop collaborative partnerships with industry, academia, and health care organizations across the innovation spectrum. Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer/Executive Vice President and working closely with the Enterprise Chief Executive Officer, Chief Nursing Officer, and other members of the Executive Officers Team, the VP works collaboratively across the ANA Enterprise to stimulate and disseminate innovation that increases the recognition of the value of nursing, drives improvement in healthcare delivery, and positions nurses as integral partners in consumers’ health and healthcare journeys.

 

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in health care delivery and management and 5 years of experience in a management role.
  • Graduate degree with a baccalaureate degree in nursing and unencumbered registered nurse license (certification as a nurse or healthcare executive is strongly preferred).
  • Record of leading the development of new products, services, and/or business model innovations that enlarged the scope and/or quality of nursing and health care practice.
  • Expertise in design thinking, with equal abilities to lead the innovation process and to

analyze and prioritize the perspective of end users.

  • Proven ability to lead innovation and implementation within national programs.
Silver Spring, MD Vice President
Development Director (ACEEE) American Council for an Energy- Efficient Economy

Development Director to lead fundraising for a major energy-efficiency non-profit (Washington, D.C.)

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy seeks a Development Director to work with the executive team and program directors to lead the expansion of its development program.

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) acts as a catalyst to advance energy efficiency policies, programs, technologies, investments, and behaviors. ACEEE is working to build an energy-efficient and low-carbon future, one in which the efficient use of energy helps the United States achieve economic prosperity, climate resilience, and a healthy environment.

ACEEE was founded in 1980 by leading researchers in the energy field. Since that time, the United States has made significant strides in improving energy efficiency across all sectors of the economy. Yet enormous savings opportunities remain. ACEEE is working to overcome barriers and accelerate the pace of efficiency gains to help consumers, create jobs, grow the economy, enhance energy security, increase resilience, and mitigate climate change.

As ACEEE prepares to celebrate its 40th Anniversary, it seeks a Development Director to play a critical role in executing its fundraising goals and strategy through its Anniversary campaign and beyond. Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the Development Director will refine, implement, and periodically reset a strategic direction for fundraising, working closely with the executive team and program directors to strengthen stewardship of existing funders and cultivate new funders. With a two-person team, the Director will focus efforts on diversifying and expanding ACEEE’s foundation and corporate relations programs while providing overall leadership for all revenue streams.

 

The ideal Director will have:

  • At least 10 years of relevant experience in non-profit fundraising.
  • Proven track record of developing new funding sources and growing existing ones, particularly foundation and corporate donors giving at the 6- and 7-figure level.
  • Ability to inform, guide, and collaborate with an executive team to develop a strategic fundraising direction and implement best practices.
  • Experience working closely with program experts on grant proposals and submissions, donor meetings, and other aspects of the development process.
  • Bachelor’s degree is required.
Washington, DC Director
Senior Vice President, Corporate Partnerships (ULI) Urban Land Institute

The Urban Land Institute makes the world a better place by providing leadership in the responsible use of land and in creating and sustaining thriving communities worldwide. ULI is an independent global non-profit whose over 45,000 members represent the entire spectrum of real estate development and land use professionals working in both private enterprise and public service. Through the strength of its membership, ULI has been able to set global standards of excellence in land development practices. It has long been recognized as one of the world’s most respected and widely quoted sources of reliable information on urban planning and growth.

ULI’s corporate partnerships program continues to evolve to support the organization’s growth. With more than 400 event sponsors and more than 50 longer-term partners, the program raises funds from major corporations—such as Bank of America, Deloitte, Ernst & Young, and Wells Fargo—to advance a broad range of ULI initiatives, from national conferences and competitive scholarships to local urban planning and professional development opportunities. ULI is committed to building mutually beneficial relationships with major corporations through high-value programs, events, and content.

ULI is seeking a Senior Vice President of Corporate Partnerships who will direct the building of a mutually beneficial relationships with major corporations through high-value programs, events, and content. Reporting to the President of ULI Americas, the SVP oversees all aspects of the corporate partnerships program and leads a six-person team to execute comprehensive account management strategies that lay the groundwork for long-term engagements. The SVP establishes program direction and high-priority targets; leads the design of sponsorship programs, giving vehicles, and corporate stewardship; and fosters collaboration across content, membership, and corporate accounts staff.

The ideal Senior Vice President of Corporate Partnerships will have:

  • 10 to 15 years of account management experience in a fundraising, business development or client/customer service role in the public or private sector, including at least 5 years of experience in a leadership role.
  • Track record of building long-term partnerships with corporations and securing 7-figure investments.
  • Advanced knowledge of all forms of corporate philanthropic investments, including memberships, sponsorships, and major gifts.
  • Executive presence and experience successfully representing an organization to the highest-level donors and partners, including Board members and C-suite leaders of national and international firms.
  • Bachelor’s degree is required; Master’s degree is a plus.

 

 

Washington, DC
Associate Director of Corporate Relations & Foundations(C2C) Cradles to Crayons

The Associate Director of Corporate Relations& Foundations to join the development team of one of the fastest-growing advocacy organization providing the essentials for childhood (Boston, MA)

Cradles to Crayons seeks an Associate Director of Corporate Relations & Foundations to support strategic engagement and maintaining partnerships with corporations and foundations.

Cradles to Crayons goal is to provide children, from birth to age 12 living in low-income and homeless situations, with the essential items they need in order to grow and thrive – at home, at school, and at play. Cradles to Crayons is at the cutting edge of volunteer management, serving as one of the most attractive organizations to volunteer at in its headquartered city of Boston, providing unique, hands-on opportunities to help others in need.

Cradles to Crayons seeks an accomplished executive to join its development team. The successful Associate Director of Corporate Relations and Foundations will demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills and comfortable being a spokesperson for the organization and collaborate effectively when working with both internal and external constituencies.

The Associate Director of Corporate Relations & Foundations (ADCRF) reports to the Director of Development in the Boston market. The ADCRF ensures that Cradles to Crayons meets our goals for strategic engagement by building and maintaining mutually beneficial partnerships with corporations that advance the goals of both Cradles to Crayons and the partnering organizations. He/she is responsible for the execution of Cradles to Crayons’ expanding corporate fundraising and engagement activities including program and event sponsorships and revenue-generating service events. Also, the ADCRF oversees Cradles to Crayons’ day-to-day corporate engagement programs and leads a cross-functional team to maximize corporate relationships for volunteer shifts, collection drives, and other strategic relationship-building opportunities.

The ideal Associate Director of Corporate Relations & Foundation will have 5 years of professional experience in development; experience in Greater Boston philanthropic community preferred; experience participating in teams with shared responsibility for outcomes and decision-making, while demonstrating outstanding interpersonal communication skills and a flexible, adaptable work style.

Boston, MA Director
Chief Finance and Administrative Officer (NSC) National Skills Coalition

Chief Finance and Administrative Officer to provide input into the organization’s strategic direction to support the National Skills Coalition (Washington, D.C.)

National Skills Coalition (NSC) is a broad-based network of leaders (business, labor, educators, advocates) who want America to grow its economy by investing in its people so that every worker and every industry has the skills to compete and prosper. A greater diversity of Americans will have access to a better life, and a greater diversity of U.S. businesses will see growth if job-driven, skills-based training is made a more central part of our nation’s workforce, education, economic and anti-poverty policies.

Originally founded in 1998 as the Workforce Alliance, NSC has since demonstrated that investment in skills work. Its activism and advocacy showed that diverse stakeholders can find agreement around specific reforms to improve workforce education and training and that the American public is strongly supportive of deeper investments in American workers’ skills.

Today the NSC seeks a Chief Finance and Administrative Officer (CFAO) to continue this growth. The CFAO will support the efforts to sustain the recent increase in output and operations of the NSC. S/He will serve a key role on NSC’s leadership team as NSC continues to grow, and will keep executives appraised of all continuing, new, and expanding operational activities. Serving as an implementer and overseer of change management, the CFAO will creatively and innovatively pursue organizational best-practices and proactively follow up on new processes and systems.

The CFAO provides input into the organization’s strategic direction from an operational and financial perspective, helping to ensure NSC’s fiscal stability and operational efficiency. Supervising a Controller and small financial team, the CFAO designs and implements systems for financial management (budgeting and forecasting), grants management, expense tracking, and accounting. The CFAO leads the negotiation of contracts for personnel benefits, office space, and other key vendors, and oversees management of staff payroll and benefits. The CFAO also supervises a small operations team responsible for staff support and training, office operations, technology, information management, and other administrative needs.

The ideal Chief Finance and Administrative Officer will have 10 years in nonprofit operations, including organizational activities for a think tank, advocacy, research organization or association. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated knowledge of principles and best practices of non-profit financial planning, including budgeting and forecasting.

Development Resources, inc. is leading this search for the National Skills Coalition. Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications are invited to learn more and apply at http://driconsulting.com/available-positions/ or via email at search@driconsulting.com.

Washington, DC C-suite
Senior Major Gifts Officer (UCS) Union of Concerned Scientists

Senior Major Gifts Officer to support development efforts at one of the country’s leading science-based public policy organizations (Cambridge, MA)

 

The Union of Concerned Scientists seeks a Senior Major Gifts Officer to secure funding and partnerships to protect the role of science in American democracy.

UCS is made up of nearly 250 staff who combat efforts by special interests to sow doubts about science in public policymaking and who conduct rigorous independent research that generates meaningful solutions to the world’s most pressing problems. UCS’s public policy successes are numerous, including the adoption of more stringent fuel economy standards for cars and trucks, renewable portfolio standards for energy production, and whistleblower protections for government researchers.

Today UCS’s highest priorities include combating climate change; developing sustainable ways to feed, power, and transport people; reducing the threat of nuclear war; and ensuring that its solutions to all these problems simultaneously advance racial and economic equity.

Protecting science in the face of high-profile attacks requires funding and partnerships. As a leader in the field, UCS is continuing to grow and enhance a forward-thinking development program that ensures resources are matched to the highest priorities. It seeks a Senior Major Gifts Officer to support this important effort.

Reporting to the Director of Major Gifts, the MGO will have primary responsibility for advancing the major gifts program in an assigned region by managing a pipeline of individual donors with 5- and 6- figure giving potential, coordinating and managing all cultivation, solicitation and stewardship activities for a portfolio of 100 to 150 major gift donors and prospects, and conducting an active schedule of donor visits both individually and with leaders and board members.

The ideal candidate will have at least five years of experience in major/leadership giving, with personal experience cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding major donors; will be a strategic thinker and strong manager of complex projects; and will be able to work independently and in a team environment. The candidate will combine this experience with a strong commitment to the role of science in public affairs and a passion for the specific issues on which UCS works.

Find a complete description at the linked overview above and submit resumes on this page or via email to search@driconsulting.com.

Cambridge, MA Officer
Chief Revenue Officer Share Our Strength

Chief Revenue Officer to lead one of the country’s boldest and most effective anti-hunger organizations (Washington, D.C.)

Share Our Strength envisions a day when no child in the U.S. will go hungry.

Since launching the No Kid Hungry and Cooking Matters campaigns, it has made this vision a reality for millions of children, reducing the number who live with hunger by one-third.

Share Our Strength has inspired millions of Americans to join its movement, increasing revenue from $35M in 2010 to more than $80M this year. Supports participate in Share Our Strength’s innovative corporate partnerships, national culinary and fitness-focused events, and multi-faceted opportunities for individual donors.

Share Our Strength seeks a Chief Revenue Officer to lead its comprehensive and multi-dimensional revenue-generating program. With active support from the Board and staff leadership, the Chief Revenue Officer will lead all efforts to increase capacity to end childhood hunger.

The Chief Revenue Officer will lead and integrate a revenue-generating program that matches the ambitions of Share Our Strength. Serving on Share Our Strength’s executive leadership team, the CRO will collaborate with the CEO to establish the overarching strategy for all verticals within the program and will work with a talented senior development team to enhance performance of each revenue stream. The CRO will also serve as a key ambassador to high-level donors and partners.

The successful candidate will join a bold organization that unites all staff members around the belief that when people of diverse strengths work together, anything is possible. The CRO will find an organization that encourages experimentation, demands diversity, mobilizes strengths, drives innovation, and inspires fun.

The ideal CRO will be a strategic thinker, creative revenue generator, and accomplished leader who can confidently take the helm of a high-performing team. Minimum qualifications include:

  • At least 15 years of experience leading revenue-generating programs, including programs with diverse revenue platforms.
  • Significant successful experience leading revenue generation of at least $50M.
  • Demonstrated ability to design innovative approaches to revenue generation.
  • Track record of securing 6- and 7-figure major gifts and corporate agreement.

 

Washington, DC
Senior Vice President (WHHA) White House Historical Association

Senior Vice President to lead world-class programs at the David M. Rubenstein Center

for White House History (Washington, DC)

The David M. Rubenstein Center for White House History is the hub of multi-platform, world-class research and education at the White House Historical Association, the organization charged with enhancing public understanding of the White House as a historical institution.

For more than 200 years, the White House has been more than just the home of the Presidents and their families. Throughout the world, it is recognized as the symbol of the United States and of executive power in the country. The White House Historical Association contributes to the preservation of the White House’s public rooms, preserves significant artifacts associated with the building, and designs a comprehensive set of research and educational programs for learners of all ages.

To increase the reach of its historical work, the White House Historical Association established the David M. Rubenstein National Center for White House History at Decatur House in 2010. The Center provides ongoing educational programs for students, teachers, scholars, and the general public through the White House History Teacher Institute, a quarterly annual lecture series, scheduled tours and open houses, a digital library, and more.

Reporting to the President of the White House Historical Association, the Senior Vice President of the Rubenstein Center will oversee and enhance an important educational resource for the country. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit, a strong background as an executive leader, and experience developing, implementing, and overseeing large-scale programming efforts.

Minimum qualifications include:

  • An advanced degree in a related field.
  • Experience in a museum/cultural institution and/or in educational programming.
  • 10 or more years of management experience.

 

Development Resources, inc. (DRi) is leading this search for the White House Historical Association. Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications are invited to learn more and apply by visiting www.driconsulting.com/ positions/ or via email at search@driconsulting.com.

 

 

 

 

 

Washington , DC Vice President
Advancement Officer (AV) Appalachian Voices

Advancement Officer to support Appalachian communities building a clean energy economy (Charlottesville, VA)

Appalachian Voices works to achieve an Appalachia with healthy, intact ecosystems and generative local economies that allow communities to thrive.

For more than a century, Appalachian communities have powered the growth of America’s industrial might—and have suffered disproportionately from resulting pollution, damaged lands, and poverty. Today, Appalachia is on the frontlines of an American energy transition.

Appalachian Voices is a powerful promoter of this transition. Founded in 1997, it has increased in size, opened new offices, and doubled revenue under the leadership of Executive Director Tom Cormons. The organization seeks an Advancement Officer to help it enact a new strategic plan that builds on this growth.

Reporting to both the Executive Director and Deputy Executive Director, the Advancement Officer will serve as the principal major gift fundraiser for Appalachian Voices, managing a nationwide portfolio of major gift donors and prospects. The Advancement Officer will collaboratively develop, manage, and implement a plan designed to acquire, qualify, and cultivate new major gift opportunities while sustaining current donors through creative stewardship.

The ideal candidate will be driven and results-oriented, with a deep appreciation for Appalachian Voices’ mission and the people they serve. The candidate will have experience expanding a major gifts portfolio,  an analytical and strategic approach to identifying prospects, and an ability to translate complex policy into compelling donor messages.

Development Resources, inc. (DRi) is leading this search for Appalachian Voices. Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications are invited to learn more and apply by visiting www.driconsulting.com/ positions/ or via email at search@driconsulting.com.

Charlottesville, VA Officer
Associate Director of Corporate and Foundation Partnerships (GFN) Global FoodBanking Network

Food banking works: it is a proven solution for nourishing individuals and communities.

The Global FoodBanking Network (GFN) is an international development organization dedicated to advancing this solution by creating a global network of food banks that provides immediate relief to people facing hunger.

GFN helps create food banks in communities where they are needed and supports food banks where they already exist. GFN has grown steadily and immensely: in 2018, it increased the number of food-insecure and hungry people served by 670,000, expanded staff by 33%, and doubled revenue to $4.7M.

Under the leadership of President & CEO Lisa Moon, GFN is launching a new strategic plan in 2019 to continue this expansion. To achieve its strategic goals, it has dedicated itself to expanding and diversifying its fundraising program. GFN recently hired its first Vice President of Development and is now hiring an Associate Director of Corporate and Foundation Partnerships.

Reporting to the Director of Corporate and Foundation Partnerships, the Associate Director will be charged with identifying and forging revenue-generating relationships with corporate partners and stewarding a portfolio of corporate relationships to support GFN’s fundraising goal. It is expected that the Associate Director will generate at least $1.5M in new support in year one and grow the portfolio to at least $4M in new support by year three.

Minimum qualifications include:

  • At least 8-10 years fundraising experience and a proven track record, with a focus on corporate donor cultivation and acquisition.
  • Interest in building an organization with a critical mission and a genuine desire to empower organizations serving the hungry in communities around the world.
  • Bachelor’s degree.

More details are available in the overview above. Applications can be submitted via the portal below or to search@driconsulting.com.

Washington, DC Director
Senior Vice President (CGI/ACMA) CGi / American Case Management Association

SVP to join the leadership team of one of the fastest-growing healthcare associations in the country (Nashville, TN)

CGi and the American Case Management Association seek a Senior Vice President to keep innovative services and solutions at the forefront of the association management and healthcare industry.

CGi is a full-service association and meeting management company serving clients in a variety of markets. It leads the American Case Management Association (ACMA), which is dedicated to supporting Case Management and Transitions of Care—the oversight and intervention services needed to optimize care and setting transitions on behalf of patients and families. Under CGi’s leadership, ACMA has consistently achieved annual growth rates that exceed all national benchmarks and has become the largest case management association in the country within just 10 years.

CGi seeks an accomplished executive to join its leadership team as Senior Vice President with responsibility for ACMA. The SVP will lead efforts to sustain ACMA’s record of growth: the association’s current strategic plan calls for increasing membership to over 10,000 care management professionals by 2020, developing standardized chapter leadership resources, and expanding solutions outside the hospital setting. These efforts will sustain the association’s broad influence in the contemporary healthcare marketplace, as the primary home to a membership of case management professionals and the developer of innovative healthcare products that help them enact high standards of national care.

The SVP has responsibility for ensuring ACMA achieves its goals in four key functional areas: membership and chapter relations, meeting and event management, certification and other product development, and advocacy. Reporting to and working in partnership with the CEO of CGi, the SVP will serve on the senior management team at CGi and will lead efforts at ACMA to enhance an innovative and service-oriented performance culture that continues setting records in a critical industry.

The ideal SVP will have 5 years of executive-level experience; a record of successful leadership in a membership association; and a demonstrated ability to provide ambitious, creative, and strategic leadership, to steer an array of complex long-term projects, and to earn the respect of both a talented leadership team and state as well as external national leaders and corporate stakeholders.

Development Resources, inc. is leading this search for CGi and the American Case Management Association. Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications are invited to learn more and apply at http://driconsulting.com/available-positions/ or via email at search@driconsulting.com.

Nashville, TN Vice President
Director of Advancement (MLI) Mind & Life Institute

Director of Advancement to lead integrated fundraising and communications at path-breaking interdisciplinary institute (Charlottesville, VA)

 

The Mind & Life Institute emerged in 1987 from a meeting of three visionaries: Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama; Adam Engle, a lawyer and entrepreneur; and Francisco Varela, a neuroscientist. Since that first meeting, Mind & Life has deepened understanding of the mind by funding research and cultivating interdisciplinary dialogue that bridges science, contemplation, and daily life, with far-reaching impact.

Mind & Life has been led since December 2015 by Susan Bauer-Wu, a clinician, academic researcher, and meditation practitioner. Since moving the Mind & Life office to Virginia, Susan has been building an outstanding leadership team that will be completed with the appointment of a Director of Advancement.

With oversight of integrated philanthropy and communications, the Director of Advancement will have primary responsibility for all efforts to raise Mind & Life’s visibility and increase understanding of its work, to attract and deepen engagement with individuals and institutions, and to build sustainable support that is aligned with the Institute’s strategic goals. The Advancement program at Mind & Life enjoys relationships with a diverse set of donors and has a great deal of room to grow.

The Director will find at Mind & Life a workplace built on contemplative values of open communication, honest feedback, careful listening, transparent decision-making, and consideration of all perspectives. The office offers daily meditation and honors work-life balance.

The ideal candidate for this role will be an experienced leader of both fundraising and communications teams who is drawn to Mind & Life’s mission and can embody it through a personal contemplative practice.

A complete job description is available via the Position Details link above. To learn more and apply, please use the online application portal or email search@driconsulting.com.

Charlottesville, VA Director
Director of China Programs (CTFK) Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids

The Director of China Programs will oversee existing public health programs of the Tobacco-Free Kids Action Fund (TFKAF)’s Beijing Representative Office focused on non-communicable diseases. TFKAF is a leading civil society organization dedicated to the fight to reduce tobacco use and its deadly toll in the United States and around the world. It also seeks to build advocacy capacity to advance broader public health goals.

The Director of China Programs will be responsible for the development and implementation of strategies to advance policies and measures advancing related to its existing programs.  S/he will provide technical support to partners and grantees in China, and coordinate partner and grantee activities to ensure program effectiveness and synergy. Qualified candidates will understand and have proven experience with policy development or policy promotion, and will be a strategic partner to grantees, partners, and funders. The position is based in Washington, DC.

Primary Duties

  • Provides strategic leadership in all aspects of TFK’s work in China and supervise the Campaign’s in-country staff.
  • Develop and implement annual strategies and work plans for promoting full implementation of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC). Strategies will be focused on policy related to tobacco taxation, tobacco advertising bans, smoke-free environments, and public education, all of which are core elements of the FCTC.
  • Work closely with various stakeholders including governments, academic institutions, and civil society organizations to advance measures and policies related to achieve policies consistent with international best practices for other non-communicable diseases.
  • Coordinate provision of financial and technical support to in-country groups working to encourage policy change and increase public understanding of key issues.
  • Promote in-country technical and advocacy capacity in the areas of tobacco control, cardiovascular health, and road safety
  • Manage the China team, including the operation of the Campaign’s Representative Office in Beijing, China to ensure the RO complies with all regulations and requirements for overseas NGOs
  • Represent the Campaign as a speaker at conferences and training seminars in China and globally.
  • Coordinate with global partners in the program areas to promote collaboration and synergy.
  • Directly communicate with donors about the progress of various programs in China when necessary.
Washington, DC Director
Executive Search Associate (DRi) DRi

Development Resources inc. (DRi), a DC-based executive search and development consulting firm for non-profits, is growing and seeks additional team members to help us continue to deliver exceptional client services. We have a unique opportunity for an exceptionally organized Search Associate with outstanding interpersonal skills.

 

DRi’s Mission

Since 2001, DRhas provided services to help non-profits located across the country and around the world to thrive, excel, and grow. We are founded on the belief that non-profits make the world a significantly better place, and that the work they do every day is too important to forego the resources they need to fulfill their missions. We offer executive search, fundraising consulting, and strategic planning services to support a roster of non-profit clients that includes such renowned organizations as Habitat for Humanity, the Southern Poverty Law Center, the National Gallery of Art, and the Wildlife Conservation Society. DRi’s executive search practice helps non-profits design effective staff structures and identify and recruit outstanding leaders who will help make the world a better place.

 

The Opportunity

DRi has an opening on its four-person Executive Search Associate team. Executive Search Associates are directly involved in the execution and support of candidate networking, sourcing, and assessment for DRi’s executive search practice. They report directly to DRi Principals and are responsible for identifying and recruiting qualified candidates for DRi clients.

 

Responsibilities

The Executive Search Associate’s more specific responsibilities include the following key tasks:

 

  • Conduct initial research and outreach to potential candidates and sources via phone and email based on research strategy established by DRi’s Principals
  • Qualify potential targets through detailed interviews discussing the specifics of the organization and the opportunity, and explore the candidates’ background, competencies and interest in the role
  • Document candidate information and interaction in candidate database to ensure accurate, up to date information
  • Coordinate with the Candidate Stewardship Associate regarding candidate progression throughout the search process
  • Present slate of qualified candidates to Principals
  • Provide client updates to DRi’s Principals and clients
  • Actively develop relationships with potential candidates by developing, maintaining and utilizing networks
  • Constantly be proactive in identifying new sourcing and networking tactics and opportunities
  • Stay apprised of executive search best practices and communicate knowledge to search team
  • Represent the company with integrity and professionalism

Requirements

Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree from a 4-year institution and at least 1 year of work experience, preferably in project/client management. Knowledge of the non-profit sector is preferred. Candidates should also have:

 

  • Excellent relationship-building skills
  • Professional interpersonal skills as well as strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Tactful and articulate communication skills
  • Analytical and methodical approach to problems
  • Excellent judgement of character
  • Strong sense of motivation to achieve results
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • High attention to detail and exceptional organizational skills
  • Ability to take direction and work independently as well as part of a team environment
  • CRM database experience required

Work Environment and Benefits

DRi’s Arlington, VA headquarters offers a team-based environment in which staff members have a close working relationship with each other and with the firm’s two founders, who serve as its CEO and COO. We hold an all-staff meeting every week, celebrate each other’s birthdays, and have been known to go together to Star Wars premiers and lunches in Georgetown (just a 5-minute drive across the Francis Scott Key Bridge). We are conveniently located across the street from the Rosslyn metro station in a building with a private parking garage. A monthly travel reimbursement is available either for public transportation or for parking. DRi employees receive

fully subsidized medical, vision, and dental insurance premiums.

Arlington, VA
General Manager (WUWM 89.7) WUWM 89.7

General Manager to lead the most-listened-to public radio station in southeastern Wisconsin (Milwaukee, WI)

 

WUWM, Milwaukee’s NPR, seeks a General Manager to lead the station in its distribution of in-depth news, thoughtful conversation, and smart entertainment.

WUWM is a vibrant and growing station, with 135,000 listeners, a new state-of-the-art recording and broadcast facility, an expanding digital and community presence, and $4.5M in annual revenue. Its content won 39 awards in 2018 and was filed more than 60 times with national NPR news magazines.

The station’s success has been governed for the past decade by its current strategic plan, WUWM 2020. Building on its financial stability and award-winning journalism, WUWM seeks to explore new revenue streams and program distribution platforms to continue delivering high-quality content in a multi-platform, quickly-changing media environment.

The next General Manager of WUWM will lead this ambitious work. Reporting to the Dean of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee College of Letters and Science, the General Manager will direct continuing efforts to establish WUWM as a national model for public media excellence. The GM will direct the development and implementation of WUWM’s strategic vision beyond 2020 for programmatic and business initiatives, sustain a rich organizational culture stepped in community ties, and advance plans to enhance WUWM’s media profile.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced executive with at least ten years of media experience, preferably in public media, journalism, and/or the non-profit sector. The GM will have experience working with multi-platform content development and distribution; a talent for serving as a public representative of an organization; and a record of enthusiastic participation in revenue generation.

Milwaukee, WI Manager
Regional Executive Director (BUILD DC) BUILD DC

Executive Director to lead the Metro DC region of an award-winning

Entrepreneurship program for under-resourced high schools students (Washington, DC)

BUILD is an award-winning national non-profit that uses entrepreneurship to ignite the potential of youth in under-resourced communities and equip them for high school, college, and career success. Entrepreneurship is the hook—college, career, and life success is the goal.

With programs serving approximately 2,000 high school students annually at schools in four metropolitan regions—the San Francisco Bay Area; Washington, D.C.; New York City; and Boston—BUILD’s unique entrepreneurship and college access program has won national attention and accolades. BUILD has been featured in The New York Times, Bloomberg News, and ABC News and was selected in 2019 to participate in Stand Together’s Catalyst Program for organizations that are breaking cycles of poverty.

BUILD of Metro DC is an important part of the national network, addressing educational needs in a region with a high school graduation rate of only 69% and establishing important visibility in the nation’s capital. In recognition of this dual role, BUILD is seeking a Regional Executive Director to lead a significant expansion of the Metro DC region’s visibility, fundraising, partnerships, and programs.

The Regional Executive Director (RED) oversees strategic planning, operations, fundraising, and educational programs for the Metro DC region. The regional program currently works with 150+ high school students in five partner schools. In collaboration with the Program Director and Director of Strategic Partnerships, the RED will develop and implement a plan to expand relationships with community and school district leaders, corporations, foundations, individuals, and media outlets.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience working in an educational youth-based organization, with knowledge and deep understanding of current educational policies and practices.
  • Five years of experience in a senior management role.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop a growth strategy that expands programming while maintaining program quality.
  • Experience fostering mutually beneficial strategic partnerships.
  • Experience fundraising, ideally in the Metro DC region.
Washington, DC Director
Vice President of Development (APA) America's Promise Alliance

Vice President of Development to lead fundraising at one of the most innovative child advocacy organizations in the country (Washington, D.C.)

America’s Promise Alliance seeks a Vice President of Development to build a sustained development program and development team for one of the country’s premier organizations working to give every child a chance to succeed.

America’s Promise Alliance is devoted to creating the conditions for success for all young people, including the millions currently being left behind. The organization’s work is powered by the belief that all children are capable of learning and thriving, and that every individual, institution, and sector shares the responsibility to help young people succeed.

Today America’s Promise Alliance has partnerships with hundreds of national nonprofits, businesses, communities, educators, youth and individuals united behind the promise of providing the means to give every child a chance to succeed.

This orchestrated work requires increased fundraising and donor partnerships that will be led by a new Vice President of Development. The VP of Development will report to the Chief Operating Officer and manage integrated fundraising strategies, with a focus on unrestricted giving from direct mail, digital giving, and special events.

The ideal Vice President of Development will be an ambitious, creative, and strategic fundraising leader who is enthusiastic about building programs and sophisticated in building a high-functioning and multi-channel donor pipeline. The VP will be a trustworthy, accomplished, competitive, and energized fundraiser who wakes up every morning seeking to cultivate relationships. The ideal candidate will combine these skills with experience in the areas of interest of America’s Promise Alliance.

Washington, DC Vice President
Chief Operating Officer (TU) Trout Unlimited

Chief Operating Officer for the nation’s largest coldwater conservation organization

Trout Unlimited seeks a Chief Operating Officer to lead operations to match best-in-class conservation programs that have doubled in size over the past six years.

With 40 offices in 27 states and 400 local chapters, Trout Unlimited mobilizes hundreds of thousands of grassroots volunteers to create healthy coldwater habitats that support sustainable fishing.

The projects Trout Unlimited implements serve everyone, as healthy coldwater habitats are resilient environments that stand up to the water-related impacts of climate change, helping people protect their communities and meet one of the most urgent contemporary environmental challenges.

Trout Unlimited has a 60-year track record of conservation achievements. From the landowner on the stream bank to state fisheries agencies to the halls of Congress to youth in their classrooms, Trout Unlimited works with multiple and varied stakeholders to achieve its mission. With its diverse base of support and its wide impact, the organization has a profoundly beneficial effect on the environment.

As Trout Unlimited has grown, so has the need for operations expertise to help facilitate its mission-related work. The Chief Operating Officer will report directly to the President and CEO; manage the senior team to ensure that the functions of the organization perform at an exceptional level; and work with senior staff and key volunteer leaders to create systems and processes that improve internal communications and coordination.

The ideal candidate will be a driven and results-oriented leader, with deep experience in managing all organizational aspects, including information technology, finance, accounting, and human resources; and will possess knowledge of historical conservation trends, in addition to current conservation and environmental priorities and campaigns. S/he will possess an entrepreneurial nature, with a willingness to understand the complexities of new initiatives to achieve programmatic growth, and have a love for and appreciation of fishing and pristine outdoor wildlife habitats.

Development Resources, inc. (DRi) is leading this search for Trout Unlimited.

Arlington, VA C-suite
Chief Executive Officer (YR) YR Media

Chief Executive Officer to scale an award-winning, youth-driven multi-media organization into a national enterprise (Oakland, CA)

YR Media seeks a Chief Executive Officer to lead a unique, state-of-the-art multi-media organization that is building a network of young adults across the country to change the face of public media.

Operating from Oakland, CA, YR Media operated for its first quarter-century as Youth Radio, connecting audiences to transformative context mainly through radio broadcasts. In 2018, the organization announced its transformation into YR Media, a multi-platform content producer that has already reached 6 million young adults aged 18 to 34 across the country.

With a record of winning Peabody, Murrow, and other national journalism awards, and of producing original content featured in Teen Vogue, NPR, Pandora, and the New York Times, YR Media is poised to significantly expand its national footprint and leverage its unique role at the intersection of youth engagement and journalism to demonstrate what public media of the future can look like.

The next CEO of YR Media will lead this effort, directing the continued development of a suite of signature multi-media products—from DIY online journalism education to trusted daily news and arts content in video, podcast, and print form—that help attract and engage energetic young audiences of public media and rewrite the sector’s models of financial sustainability and social significance.

The CEO who can do this work will embody the unique skill set of YR Media itself, bringing a blend of (1) sophisticated media industry experience, (2) exceptional leadership and staff management skills, (3) a proven ability to significantly scale an organization, (4) a record of securing investment in an organization, and (5) a commitment to empowering youth.

YR Media has retained Development Resources, inc. to lead this search. Applications must be received by August 16, 2019 via the DRi website or via email to search@driconsulting.com.

Oakland, CA C-suite
Program Director (AP) Advancement Project

Advancement Project seeks a dynamic and seasoned attorney to direct its Opportunity to Learn Program, the educational division of a next-generation, multi-racial civil rights organization.

Advancement Project has spent decades working with state and national partners to build momentum for high-impact policy change. Drawing on a successful history of civil rights movements that combines multi-racial grassroots public policy organizing with support from lawyers and communications strategists, Advancement Project combines law, communications, policy, and technology to help community-based social movements achieve systemic change.

One of Advancement Project’s centerpiece issues is the Opportunity to Learn Program, which encompasses two major initiatives: “Quality Education for All” and “Ending the School-to-Prison Pipeline.” Advancement Project has been a leader in demonstrating that punitive school discipline policies and practices push students – especially students of color – out of school and into the juvenile and criminal justice systems. The Opportunity to Learn Program supports state and national partners across the country to end these practices with just educational policies.

Advancement Project’s National Office seeks a seasoned creative attorney, strong community advocate, and an experienced and innovative program administrator to serve as Program Director & Senior Attorney of the Opportunity to Learn Program. The Program Director will lead a dedicated team of professionals from multiple disciplines working to secure equitable public education opportunities, and will use a variety of legal, policy, communications, and coalition-building strategies to assist Advancement Project’s community partners in achieving an equitable educational system.

The ideal Program Director will be an experienced litigator with knowledge of education law, experience in and enthusiasm for grassroots campaigns, and a record of successfully managing projects and teams. Seven to ten years of post-J.D. experience is required.

Development Resources, inc. is leading this search for Advancement Project. Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications are invited to learn more and apply at http://driconsulting.com/available-positions/ or via email at search@driconsulting.com.

Washington, DC Director
Vice President of Development (VL) Voto Latino

Voto Latino is one of the most recognized and influential organizations advocating for millions of Latino nationwide, they are seeking a Vice President of Development to develop strategy, guide fundraising volunteers, and serve as a key ambassador to donors.

About the Organization

Founded in 2004, Voto Latino is a dynamic and growing non-partisan organization whose civic engagement campaigns have reached an estimated 55 million Latino households nationwide. United by the belief that Latino issues are American issues and American issues are Latino issues, Voto Latino is dedicated to bringing new and diverse voices into the political process by engaging youth, media, technology and celebrities to promote positive change.

About the Role

The Vice President of Development at Voto Latino will oversee all fundraising for a 501(c)3 and related 501(c)4 organization with a total budget of $8 million. Reporting to the Managing Director, the VP will be an integral partner to and enjoy a close working relationship with the President/CEO. The VP will develop strategy, guide fundraising volunteers, and serve as a key ambassador to donors, with the goals of expanding the donor base and revenue in a way that strategically advances Voto Latino’s mission.

 

The ideal Vice President of Development will have:

  • Record of success in leading comprehensive development programs with major donors of all constituencies.
  • Demonstrated ability to expand a donor base and revenue.
  • Knowledge of major corporations and foundations with potential connections to Voto Latino’s programs and a record of building successful relationships with high-level leaders within them.
  • Bachelor’s degree

 

Washington, DC Vice President
Director of Philanthropic Engagement (NWLC) National Women's Law Center

The National Women’s Law Center seeks a strategic, experienced Director of Philanthropic Engagement to oversee the Center’s individual giving program, with a specific emphasis on major gifts.

About NWLC

The National Women’s Law Center fights for gender justice — in the courts, in public policy, and in our society — working across the issues that are central to the lives of women and girls.

It uses the law in all its forms to change culture and drive solutions to the gender inequity that shapes our society and to break down the barriers that harm all of us — especially those who face multiple forms of discrimination, including women of color, LGBTQ people, and low-income women and families.

For more than 45 years, NWLC has been on the leading edge of every major legal and policy victory for women.

About the Position

Working in close partnership with the Center’s President and CEO, COO and Chief of Staff, Senior Vice President for External Affairs, Vice President for Development, and other senior staff, the Director of Philanthropic Engagement leads and integrates the Development Team’s growing individual giving program with the goals of managing individual donor relationships in a more systematic and sustained way and identifying potential new supporters—ultimately improving donor retention rates, broadening the base of donors, and significantly increasing revenue in the years to come.  The Director of Philanthropic Engagement is responsible for developing and implementing a strategic plan to identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward individual donors at all giving levels, and personally manages relationships with 200+ prospects and donors capable of giving at least $10,000.  Reporting directly to the Vice President for Development, and closely coordinating with the Senior Vice President for External Affairs on specific projects, the Director of Philanthropic Engagement supervises the Manager of the Annual Fund and the Database Manager.  This is an exempt position.

About the Candidate

The minimum qualifications for this position include:

  • 7 years of progressively responsible development experience, including significant experience designing and implementing integrated individual giving programs, preferably at a major national advocacy organization.
  • Aptitude for fundraising strategy and passion for fundraising for social justice and equity-centered organizations.
  • Proven track record in fostering professional relationships with high-net-worth individuals, managing a dynamic portfolio of donors and prospects, and personally implementing sophisticated, multi-year cultivation strategies that lead to successful major gift and planned gift closures.
  • Superior communication and storytelling skills, with the ability to frame and write in compelling language about the Center’s work and to prepare complex proposals, reports and related materials.
  • Experience with fundraising galas or other high-profile special events, and with integrating these events into an organization’s overall donor relations and communications plans;
  • Working knowledge of Raiser’s Edge (or similar database) and prospect research tools.
  • Ability and willingness to travel—approximately 30-50% of the Director’s time will be spent on travel.
  • Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree preferred.

 

Washington, DC Director
Chief Development Officer (Greenpeace) Greenpeace

Greenpeace is one of the most recognized and influential environmental organizations in the world, they are seeking a Chief Development Officer to lead senior leadership and the management of Greenpeace USA fundraising program.

About the Organization

Greenpeace is a global, independent campaigning organization that uses peaceful protest and creative communication to expose global environmental problems and promote solutions that are essential to a green and peaceful future. For almost fifty years, Greenpeace has fought to save the planet from the threat of global warming, destruction of ancient forests, deterioration of our oceans, and the threat of a nuclear disaster. Greenpeace does not accept funds from any corporations or government entities, safeguarding our independence and ability to speak the truth and act boldly.

About the Role

The Chief Development Officer must be an incredibly ambitious, innovative, entrepreneurial, and seasoned development professional to manage and inspire our strong fundraising staff and supporters. The CDO is responsible for the leadership and management of Greenpeace USA fundraising programs for Greenpeace Inc., Greenpeace Fund, and the Development Department which includes an in-house, street and door canvass, as well as Direct Marketing, Monthly Giving, Major Donor, Foundations and Planned Giving Programs. The CDO serves as a member of the Senior Management Team (SMT), which provides leadership on overall organizational strategy, management, administration, finance, and program development. The CDO will work with the SMT to instill a culture of philanthropy throughout the organization, ensuring that fundraising is a valued and mission-aligned component in all of our work.  The CDO also serves as a member of the Global Fundraising Directors team, and a key liaison to the Greenpeace US Boards of Directors.

 

The ideal Chief Development Officer will have:

  • Experience building and managing complex budgets, for both annual and multi-year plans – including providing financial analysis.
  • Strong management skills, including 7 to 10 years of experience supervising and leading diverse, complex teams, including staff members who work around the world to achieve ambitious results.
  • Ability to serve as a key member of the Senior Management Team. Experience with organizational strategy and planning at the senior level, particularly with change management.
  • Experience and proven track record of building relationships with foundations to ensure funding.
  • A demonstrated commitment to racial and gender equity, and social justice.
  • Bachelor’s degree
Washington, DC C-suite
Planned Giving Officer (EDF) Environmental Defense Fund

The Environmental Defense Fund is an environmental advocacy group that advocates on the issues of global warming, ecosystems restoration, oceans, and human health, and uses science, economics and law to find environmental solutions that work.

 

The organization uses its scientific expertise to expose critical flaws in America’s chemical policy. Toxic chemicals are in everyday household products, food, and water: EDF works to protect health by reducing exposure to substances that may be harmful to humans, animals, and the land. EDF believes prosperity and environmental stewardship must go hand in hand. The organization is full of optimists with smart ideas making a huge difference. EDF has built strong partnerships across interests to ensure lasting success. EDF addresses today’s most urgent environmental challenges. Working in partnership with others, it focuses on where it’s best positioned to help, based on its strengths.

 

The Planned Giving Officer will lead and coordinate planned giving on the West Coast. The Officer will cultivate, solicit, and steward a portfolio of current and prospective legacy donors in California; close bequests, charitable gift annuities, and other planned gifts through personalized correspondence, telephone calls and face to face visits.

 

EDF seeks a planned giving expert who is comfortable working at a fast pace, both in planning the strategic expansion of a fundraising program and in executing the plan through frequent visits to prospects and donors across the state of California. The Officer will be an experienced development professional with the skills and drive to implement all aspects of a comprehensive planned giving program. At the same time, the candidate will be able to provide partnership and support to the team of Planned Giving Officers. Reporting to the Director of Planned Giving the Planned Giving Officer will work in collaboration with the full planned giving team.

 

 

The ideal Planned Giving Officer will have:

 

  • 5 years of experience as a gift or estate planning professional.
  • Experience in outright gifts and revocable and irrevocable deferred giving vehicles; non-profit experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of planned giving vehicles and basic estate and financial planning.
  • Exceptional planning, organization, time management, analytical, and multi-tasking skills.
  • Ability to interact professionally and effectively with a diverse range of stakeholders, including donors, corporate and individual fiduciaries, attorneys, accountants, financial custodians, surviving family members, and key internal partners within EDF.
  • Capacity to work easily and effectively with a wide range of people; adept at building relationships.
  • Bachelor’s degree is required.
West Coast,
Director of Business Development (VA) Vitamin Angels

Nearly 2 billion people around the world do not get crucial nutrients in their diets, and nearly 1 billion of those are severely underfed. Malnutrition among children is not just a public health challenge but a social crisis, putting generations at risk of illnesses that threaten health, life, and livelihood.

In less than 25 years, VA has become the largest mobilizer and distributor of essential micronutrients to the global community of health organizations. VA began with a focused effort to deliver vitamin A to a few hundred thousand children in a handful of countries. Today it reaches nearly 53 million beneficiaries in 66 countries.

To support its field programs, VA generates revenue from private individuals, foundations, and businesses that entrust VA with the resources to fulfill its mission. Much of VA’s revenue is derived from corporate cause-marketing agreements with the dietary supplement and natural products industries, as well as through corporate contributions of commodities manufactured to VA’s finished product specifications. This revenue model is driven by  entrepreneurial individuals drawing upon private sector sales and marketing know-how, sound business practices, and a proven and innovative cause-marketing approach that retains significant potential upside for revenue expansion.

Today Vitamin Angels seeks a Director of Business Development (DBD) to oversee all of its revenue streams. While the initial focus of this position is on growing the successful corporate partnership program, the DBD is also responsible for expanding to other revenue verticals, such as grants/foundations, individual donors, events, and gift-in-kind donations. The DBD will lead the development team to meet revenue goals by building long-term partnerships, generating demand, and ensuring the division operates efficiently to meet objectives and targets. This position directly supervises and is a critical guide to the account management team.

The ideal Director of Business Development will have:

  • Minimum of eight years of successful experience directing sales with a global organization.
  • Experience creating strategic and operating plans that align sales efforts with organizational goals through a methodical and replicable approach that delivers results.
  • Proficient computer and donor database management skills.
  • Familiarity with demand generation and conversion for individuals in an e-commerce space as well as experience driving on/offline retail sales.
  • Knowledge of how to work with marketing to develop go-to-market plans for cause marketing purposes.
  • Familiarity with the concepts of venture philanthropy, cause-related marketing, and/or brand management.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in a specialty area that delivers skill sets relevant to fundraising (e.g., international relations, marketing and/or sales, brand management, etc.); Master’s degree in related discipline preferred.
Santa Barbara, CA Director