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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

Appalachian Voices is a nonprofit advocacy organization that brings people together to protect the land, air, and water of Central and Southern Appalachia and advance a just transition to a generative and equitable clean energy economy. It has 29 staff members located in offices in Charlottesville, Va., Norton, Va., Boone, N.C., and Knoxville, Tenn.

Appalachian Voices has an opening for an Advancement Officer who will play a critical role in supporting the growth of the organization and its fundraising efforts. This position will be based in the Charlottesville, VA office.

The Advancement Officer will work as part of a high-performing fundraising team to develop and implement an effective philanthropy program which will support Appalachian Voices’ recently completed three-year strategic plan. The Officer will serve as the principal major gift fundraiser, managing a nationwide portfolio of major gift donors and prospects with current giving ability in the $1,000-$25,000+ range in support of Appalachian Voices’ ongoing operations and strategic initiatives, with the ability for gifts in the $100,000+ range once the portfolio is developed. The Officer will be expected to manage approximately 150 donors and prospects and to travel up to 50% of the time.

To be successful in this role, the candidate will need to identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward donors and prospects with a range of financial means. The ideal candidate for this role will be organized, disciplined, impact-focused, and adept at translating complicated ideas and outcomes into relatable and appealing donor communications and fundraising packages.

Commitment to equity

Appalachian Voices is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion both in its work and in its organizational structure. It seeks applicants who share and exhibit these principles. As an equal opportunity employer, Appalachian Voices is committed to employment practices that ensure employees and applicants for employment are provided with equal opportunities without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information or any other factor that is not related to the position.

Appalachian Voices understands people gain skills through a variety of professional, personal, educational, and volunteer experiences. We encourage candidates to review the primary roles and responsibilities below. If you believe you have the transferable skills necessary to fulfill the responsibilities of this role, we encourage you to apply.

PRIMARY ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage a portfolio of 150 donors, including donors with the capacity to give over $100,000 once the portfolio is developed. Responsible for up to 235 visits annually and an annual fundraising goal of $500,000 in Year 1 with 20% growth in following years.
  • Act as the primary relationship manager for individual major gift donors: identify, cultivate, solicit, close, and steward major gift donors and prospects, and prep leadership or other influencers involved in donor relationships.
  • Create individual goals and cultivation plans for each donor in the portfolio taking into account the donor’s interests, motivation, giving pattern, and ask preferences.
  • Collaboratively develop, manage, and implement a strategic plan designed to acquire, qualify, and cultivate new and existing major gift opportunities
  • Develop major donor strategies and plans, including individual donor strategies/plans as well as strategies/plans to grow the prospect pipeline and the portfolio with donors capable of making 5-6 figure gifts.
  • Communicate with major gift donors in person, by phone, electronically, in written materials, and travel to meet with donors locally, regionally, and nationally.
  • Persuasively convey the mission of Appalachian Voices to diverse groups who are important to the organization’s overall prosperity.
  • Prepare donor communications including regular updates, the Annual Report, End of Year solicitations, and other fundraising pieces as needed.
  • Develop strategies and keep the Development Team and others current on major gifts work via briefing and debriefing materials.
  • Track interactions with donors and maintain the integrity of those records, including upholding key deliverables and deadlines.
  • Closely monitor the acknowledgment and recognition process to ensure donors are properly and appropriately acknowledged.
  • Work collaboratively as part of the Development team to achieve annual goals.
  • Complete internal reports on plans, progress, accomplishments, and budget.
  • Travel frequently and on short notice, work long and flexible hours as needed.

COMPENSATION

Appalachian Voices is accepting applications from people with a range of experience levels and salary requirements. Title and salary will be commensurate with the experience of the selected candidate.

Appalachian Voices offers competitive compensation and benefits that include employer-paid health care, vision and dental policies with options to include family members at a reduced cost, plus short- and long-term disability plans; as well as generous paid vacation and parental leave, options for flexible working hours, and an employer-matched retirement plan.

Applications

Interested applicants can submit a resume and, if desired, a cover letter explaining their interest in and qualifications for the role.

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
Director of Major Gifts (FLM) First Look Media

Director of Major Gifts at investigative journalism non-profit

(New York City or Washington, DC)

First Look Media was created in 2013 by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar, who sought to build a platform to support freedom of expression, freedom of the press, and the fiercely independent perspectives that are vital to a healthy democracy and a vibrant culture.

Since its founding, First Look Media has broken stories on Russia’s attempts to hack state voting systems; has provided crucial legal representation to Time’s Person of the Year, journalist Maria Ressa; and has funded documentaries that have been nominated for Oscar Awards five times in the last two years.

Drawing on these successes, First Look Media has the opportunity to build a major gifts program to expand its critical work. It seeks a Director of Major Gifts to lead this effort.

The Director of Major Gifts will work with senior staff, high-level volunteers, and journalism leaders to build a best-in-class major giving program. The Director will oversee a program to identify and engage prospects, upgrade donors, build a fundraising advisory board, and support the CEO and high-level volunteers in high-level donor outreach.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • At least seven years of experience in non-profit development, including fundraising for a media, research, or advocacy organization and fundraising in an entrepreneurial environment.
  • Advanced understanding of the principles and best practices of integrated individual giving programs, including memberships, small sum donors, and the major donor life cycle.
  • Track record of soliciting and securing 6- and 7-figure gifts from individual donors; experience securing foundation grants is useful.
  • Sophistication and polish necessary to be a credible ambassador to high-level donors.
  • Comfort working in a fast-paced, goal-oriented and entrepreneurial environment.
New York, NY 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
Regional Director of Philanthropy (CG) Coast Guard

Regional Director of Philanthropy to build a major gifts program for Coast Guard members and their families (Houston or New Orleans)

On an average day, the men and women of the Coast Guard conduct 45 search and rescue missions, perform 14 conservation inspections, and facilitate the movement of $8.7 billion worth of goods and commodities across 100,000 miles of coastline and inland waterways in the United States. The education, welfare, and morale of these men and women is supported by the Coast Guard Foundation.

The Coast Guard Foundation was founded in 1969 to support the Coast Guard Academy, but since 1986 has taken on a broader mission—supplying equipment to Coast Guard units, scholarships to Coast Guard members and their families, and bereavement support for families who have lost loved ones in the Coast Guard. The Foundation has also achieved dramatic revenue growth to support its work, with new regional philanthropy programs established over the last two years in California, the mid-Atlantic. and the Northeast.

Today the Coast Guard Foundation seeks a Regional Director of Philanthropy for the Gulf Coast region to continue this growth. The Regional Director of Philanthropy will have access to tremendous resources to build a regional donor base and revenue to support the Foundation’s mission. S/he will receive a portfolio of 150 prospects and donors qualified for $25K+ gifts; will have a relationship with regional members of a core group of volunteers with active fundraising roles; and will have access to a roster of special events that offer cultivation and solicitation opportunities.

Reporting to the Senior Vice President of Development, working from home, and maintaining an active and metrics-driven travel and donor meeting schedule, the Regional Director will provide exceptional relationship management for 150 prospects and donors in order to build regional revenue gradually to a $1M annual goal.

 

The ideal Regional Director of Philanthropy will have:

  • At least 10 years of professional experience, including 3-5 years in a fundraising role.
  • Demonstrated success in all facets of major gifts fundraising or equivalent experience in such fields as financial advising, sales, marketing, or non-profit management.
  • Commitment to personalized fundraising, including regular face-to-face donor meetings, and outstanding one-on-one relationship-building skills.
  • Record of securing donations or investments at the $10K+ level.
  • Experience growing a donor or sales base and increasing revenue.
  • Knowledge of the philanthropic market in Gulf Coast states, especially Texas and/or Louisiana, and ability to work from either Houston or New Orleans.
  • High degree of initiative and self-motivation, with the ability to work independently toward goals and to steadily monitor progress.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent; advanced degree or certification, such as a CFRE, is preferred.
Houston, TX Director
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
Executive Assistant to the CEO (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 Executive Assistant 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 grow, thrive, and excel. 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 AARP, the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, and the Union of Concerned Scientists.

The Opportunity

DRi has an opening for an Executive Assistant. This position will support and work directly with Jennifer Dunlap, our founder and CEO. The Assistant to the CEO plays a critical role in managing the logistics of DRi’s engagements, serves as an external face of our firm, and coordinates with non-profit clients and with potential executive search candidates.

This position is a fantastic opportunity to work in a project-oriented role with room for growth. The CEO’s Executive Assistant participates actively in all aspects of DRi’s services and works with high-level leaders in the non-profit sector. The Executive Assistant also takes on special projects at DRi based on their skills and interests, and there is room to take on expanded responsibilities within the company in the future.

Responsibilities

  • Represent the company with integrity and professionalism.
  • Coordinate all logistics for the CEO’s roster of approximately two dozen concurrent projects.
  • Plan, revise, and maintain the daily calendar for the CEO: includes accurately assessing scheduling priorities; scheduling and confirming all on- and off-site appointments; making relevant travel and parking arrangements; and producing a daily book of preparatory materials required for meetings.
  • Monitor, organize, and ensure timely responses to the CEO’s incoming email.
  • Provide top-level customer service to all clients and prospective clients.
  • Manage the flow of documents between clients and the DRi team, directing high-priority information to individuals as needed and handling confidential information with impeccable sensitivity and discretion.
  • Keep records in DRi’s internal database up to date by uploading candidate information, meeting notes, and feedback on a daily basis.
  • Provide additional administrative support as needed.

Requirements

The Executive Assistant should excel at prioritizing, multitasking, and paying unfailing attention to detail. The person in this role must be exceptionally organized and methodical in completing projects and solving problems; must communicate tactfully and articulately; and must be able both to take direction and anticipate needs. Beyond these core professional skills, the Assistant must also be able to thrive in a fast-paced culture: DRi is a fast-paced working environment, so the Assistant needs to work well under pressure, be extremely self-motivated, and be willing to contribute proactively to the team.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and at least 1-2 years of experience in an executive support or customer-facing role.
  • Experience in scheduling and email management.
  • Experience working with high-level professionals and exceedingly high professionalism (a client relations background is ideal).
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Considerable research, analytical, and critical thinking skills: can infer and anticipate needs based on established priorities.
  • Resourceful and thorough: can independently collect information and tools and ensure preparations for projects have been completed.
  • Detail-oriented and organized: can structure information as well as timelines.
  • Strong work ethic and ability to work independently (organizing time, following through on commitments, communicating about progress).
  • Tech-savvy: proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite required and knowledge of websites, video calls, and webinars preferred.
  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment is highly preferred.

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 CEO and COO. We hold an all-staff meeting every week, celebrate each other’s birthdays, and have been known to head out together to Star Wars premiers, lunches in Georgetown, and a colleague-hosted trivia night.

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 medical, vision, dental, and disability insurance with fully subsidized premiums; 13 days of paid leave and 10 federal holidays, and the week off between Dec. 25 and Jan. 1st.

How To Apply

Submit resume and a writing sample via email to search@driconsulting.com. Subject line should read “Executive Assistant to the CEO.”

Arlington, VA
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
Director of Foundation and Corporate Support (JCCA) JCCA

The Director of Foundation and Corporate Support to work closely with program leads to provide the highest quality child welfare and mental health services in New York.

JCCA seeks a Director of Foundation and Corporate Support to lead a comprehensive fundraising program for the expansion to support one of the oldest and most distinguished child and family service organizations in the nation; working to repair the world child by child.

JCCA provides the highest-quality child welfare and mental health services to New York’s neediest and most vulnerable children and families to ensure their safety, sense of permanence and well-being and lay the foundation for lives of stability and promise.

JCCA offers 37 programs in six major areas: preventive services, foster home services, residential services, educational services, care management, and services in the Jewish community. These end-to-end programs make a difference for more than 16,000 children and families throughout New York City and Westchester every year.

This effort will expand fundraising relationships and revenue that will be led by a new Director of Foundation and Corporate Giving. Reporting to the Chief Development and Communications Officer, the Director of Foundation and Corporate Support determines funding strategies, develops funder relationships and submits funding requests with a major focus on private, corporate, and family foundations.

The ideal Director of Foundation and Corporate Support 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. This person will be able to earn the respect of a talented development team and staff and to inspire elevated levels of thinking and performance.

Development Resources, inc. is leading this search for JCCA. Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications are encouraged to learn more and apply at www.driconsulting.com/positions/ or via email at search@driconsulting.com.

New York, NY
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
Vice President, Medical Education and Training (OS) Operation Smile

Vice President to lead the strategic expansion of a Medical Education and Training program for an award-winning international organization (Virginia Beach, VA)

 For over 35 years, Operation Smile has been a global leader in the delivery of high-quality surgical services in more than 60 low- and middle-income countries.

Operation Smile has delivered more than 270,000 free cleft lip and palate surgeries and made its medical missions the backbone for an end-to-end set of interventions that build a global network of medical volunteers, provide training for local practitioners, and advocate for global public health policies.

Operation Smile’s mission depends on a virtuous cycle of learning, with global medical teams designing and delivering hands-on education programs to train thousands of local medical professionals so they can provide treatment within their own communities and share their expertise with others.

Taking its education and training program to the next level is a priority for Operation Smile. It plans to develop an integrated training model and comprehensive curricula for surgeons, anesthesiologists, and nurses. These curricula will help foster adherence to the highest professional standards and meet the greatest medical needs across intricate regional diversity.

Operation Smile is seeking a Vice President of Medical Education and Training to lead all aspects of this strategic expansion. Reporting to the Chief Program Officer, the Vice President will amplify Operation Smile’s educational initiatives and enhance education as a central feature of the organization’s global brand.

The ideal candidate will bring to Operation Smile a blend of experience in public health, medical curriculum development, and international programs. Minimum qualifications include:

  • Medical credential (e.g., M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., R.N., P.A.); experience in an academic medical institution is desirable.
  • At least 10 years of experience in the international sector, with potential experience in global health, medical programs, and/or project development; management of international or foreign-based programs is desirable.
  • Experience developing or supervising the development of curricula and ensuring multiple viewpoints are incorporated within final products.
  • Prior experience working or living in resource-poor countries, particularly locations in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.

Development Resources, inc. is leading this search for Operation Smile. For more information and to apply, please visit http://www.driconsulting.com or email search@driconsulting.com.

Virginia Beach, VA Vice President
Communications Writer (DRi) DRi

Development Resources inc. (DRi), a growing Arlington-based professional services firm for non-profits, has a unique opportunity for an exceptional writer who thrives in a fast-paced work environment.

DRi’s Mission

Since 2001, DRhas provided services to help non-profits located across the country and around the world to grow, thrive, and excel. 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, Operation Smile, and the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights. 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 for a writer to join its growing Communications team. This position delivers high-quality writing on behalf of DRi’s clients, supporting the successful completion of executive searches and enhancing DRi’s reputation within the non-profit sector. The Communications Writer reports to the Communications Manager, works closely with DRi’s CEO and COO, and coordinates with non-profit leaders and staff.

Responsibilities

Specific responsibilities include the following key tasks:

  • Attend meetings to define client’s executive search-related communications needs.
  • Conduct research to shape client-focused writing, including annual reports, financial statements, and web research.
  • Write compelling content for executive searches, including marketing-style job descriptions, advertising copy, and detailed candidate profiles.
  • Manage a revision and document approval process with internal leaders and client representatives.
  • Regularly update and share critical information with other members of DRi’s search team.
  • Serve as a writer for DRi’s marketing projects, including new business proposals, conference proposals, articles, etc.
  • Proofread documents prepared by staff throughout DRi.
  • Represent the company with integrity and professionalism.

Requirements

The person in this role must first and foremost have exceptional intuitions and instincts as a writer. The successful candidate must be comfortable completing a high volume of complex writing projects with care and skill at high speed. This work requires the ability to synthesize information from multiple sources into well-organized prose; to analyze and reproduce the

nuanced styles of other individuals and organizations; and to produce targeted and compelling marketing language. The Communications Writer must also be able to understand and thoroughly incorporate feedback from others.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university; degree in a writing-intensive field (journalism/English/history/public relations/mass communications/etc.) preferred.
  • 3 years of training and experience in a role focused primarily on writing.
  • Ability to produce creative promotional materials.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Considerable research, analytical, and critical thinking skills.
  • Strong work ethic and ability to work independently (including organizing time effectively, following through on commitments, communicating about progress, etc.).
  • Full competency in Microsoft Office Suite and preferably basic functions in Adobe Photoshop and InDesign.

Corporate Culture and Benefits

This position is based in DRi’s Arlington, VA headquarters but does not require a full-time office presence; a flexible schedule can be arranged.

Our headquarters offers a team-based environment in which staff members have close working relationships 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 head out together to Star Wars premiers, lunches in Georgetown (just a 5-minute drive away), and a colleague-hosted trivia night.

We are conveniently located across the street from the Roslyn metro station in a building with a private parking garage. A monthly travel reimbursement is available for public transit or parking.DRi employees receive medical, vision, dental, and disability insurance with fully subsidized premiums, 13 days of paid leave, 10 federal holidays, and a week off at New Year’s.

How To Apply

Submit resumes and two writing samples via email to search@driconsulting.com. Subject line should read “DRi Communications Writer.”

Arlington, VA
Assistant Director of Foundation and Corporate Relations (PPMW) Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington seeks an Assistant Director of Foundation and Corporate Relations to cultivate long-term relationships with grant-makers and identify opportunities to connect PPMW’s leaders with leaders of grant-making organizations.

Planned Parenthood is dedicated to providing high-quality reproductive and related healthcare, delivering educational programs that promote healthy sexuality, and protecting the right of individuals to make personal health decisions. Located in the nation’s capital, PPMW is an anchor for care throughout the region and a model across the country. For more than 80 years, PPMW has responded to the changing needs of the communities it serves and the ever-shifting political winds in the region.

The Assistant Director reports to the AVP of Development and is a vital member of the Development Team, responsible for advancing a robust portfolio of partnerships with private foundations, corporate partners, and government agencies. This writing-intensive, comprehensive role coordinates PPMW’s internal systems to steward and cultivate institutional donors; ensures the timely development, submission, and management of grant and sponsorship proposals; and applies best practices for funder tracking, acknowledgment, and reporting.

PPMW is looking for an accomplished grant writer with a proven record of developing winning proposals and compelling reports. The successful candidate will share PPMW’s high standards for donor stewardship and have a record of proactive engagement of institutional supporters through site visits, meetings, calls, and events. S/he will combine these skills with a commitment to PPMW’s mission of expanding access to high-quality, affordable reproductive healthcare.

Washington, DC Director
Director of Strategic Development (M360) Medicines360

Medicines360 is a trailblazing non-profit that has pioneered a new low-cost, highly effective contraceptive for women, regardless of their socioeconomic status, insurance coverage, or geographic location. Today it seeks a Director of Strategic Development to lead fundraising and program development for the next phase of its work: the expansion of access to its product for women all across the U.S.

In just 10 years, Medicines360 has led partnership-based research and development to create one of the most effective contraceptives on the market at an affordable price and offered at steep discounts to over 160,000 women at more than 1,800 public health clinics in the U.S.

But Medicines360 believes that everyone can play a role in helping women access medicines that can help improve their lives. The next Director of Strategic Development will orchestrate the broad expansion of efforts to engage supporters, beginning with the creation of a major donor collaborative that engages individuals prepared to make a $1M four-year investment in women’s access to reproductive health medicines.

The Director of Strategic Development is a new position at Medicines360 and will be responsible for planning, organizing, and implementing all of the organization’s strategic programming and fundraising efforts. Reporting to the CEO, the Director will work in collaboration with the Board, Advisory Board, and senior staff to execute a plan to increase giving across multiple channels and will play a key role in fostering direct relationships with individuals and foundations.

The ideal Director of Strategic Development will be a forward-thinking strategic fundraiser and relationship builder with successful experience in every phase of collaboration and donor outreach. S/he will bring an imaginative sensibility, sophisticated relationship management skills, and a passion for the mission of Medicines360.

San Francisco, CA Director
Director of Human Resources ( CC) Community Change

Community Change is dedicated to building the power and capacity of low-income people, particularly low-income people of color, in order to change the policies and institutions that impact their and lead powerful and dynamic movements for social change. Community Change is a national organization founded in 1968 by leaders of the civil rights, labor, and anti-poverty movements as a living memorial to Senator Robert F. Kennedy.

Community Change is composed of high-performing talent. It imparts values of courage, compassion, and creativity across its organization and team members, who help build the power of people directly affected by injustice—people of color, women, immigrants, people struggling to make ends meet—to envision and fight for a society where all people and communities thrive.

To ensure Community Change’s success in its aspirational goals and to support its exceptional workforce, the organization is seeking a Director of Human Resources to effectively manage employee relations and creatively leverage talents to maximize output and impact.

The Director of Human Resources will be trusted to drive strong employee engagement while the organization continues to evolve and make critical advancements in building power from the ground up. This transition will occur in a high-stress and fast-paced external and political environment, and the Director will guarantee that it is as seamless as possible.

The ideal Director of Human Resources will possess:

  • At least 7 years of experience as an HR professional, with broad, generalist experience in all areas.
  • Sophisticated knowledge of all HR functional areas, including compensation and benefits, organizational structure, employee relations, performance/ talent management, recruiting, training and development, HR information systems, and compliance with labor and employment laws.
  • Working knowledge of technology, data analytics, and software applications necessary to perform and advance the responsibilities of this position.
  • Ability to exercise sound judgment, work independently as well as collaboratively, manage multiple competing demands from a variety of sources, build credibility, and demonstrate personal integrity.
  • Extensive knowledge of employment trends, innovations, best practices, laws, and regulations.
  • Unwavering commitment to organizational mission and values.
  • Experience within a nonprofit organization is very strongly preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree is required; advanced degree desirable.

 

DRi is leading this search for Community Change. For more information and to apply, please visit http://www.driconsulting.com or email search@driconsulting.com.

 

Washington, DC Director
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
Director of Major Gifts (UCS) Union of Concerned Scientists

The Union of Concerned Scientists is seeking a Director of Major Gifts 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 Director of Major Gifts to be a part of this important effort.

Reporting to the Chief Development Officer, the Director of Major Gifts serves as a senior member of the development staff with a central role in developing and implementing major gift strategies and program; leads a seasoned major gifts team; and works directly with the President, senior UCS staff, Board members, and volunteers to identify, cultivate, and solicit major and planned gift donors and prospects.

The ideal candidate will have a broad development background, with deep personal experience in cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding major donors, a record of supervising a high-performing team, and comfort with data management systems. The candidate will combine this experience with an entrepreneurial spirit and strong commitment to the role of science in public affairs and a passion for the specific issues on which UCS works.

Cambridge , MA Director
Major Gift Officer (Guideposts) Guideposts Foundation

Major Gift Officer to expand an organization that touches millions of lives through faith-based services every day (Danbury, CT)

Founded in 1945 by Norman Vincent Peale, the author of the bestseller The Power of Positive Thinking, Guideposts runs a thriving publishing network that helps people connect their faith-filled values to their daily lives through encouragement, information, entertainment, and true stories of personal change.

Its flagship magazines reach a circulation of more than 7 million people and its award-winning website and web-based clubs allow more than 400,000 readers each month to tailor content to their own stages in life and specific needs.

Under the leadership of John Temple, appointed CEO in 2017, Guideposts has continued to use technology to modernize its outreach, enabling members to better access materials, share testimonials, read faith-based stories, and give actively. Guideposts’ technological growth will support the development program by continuing to enhance its ability to identify, manage, and engage prospects and donors.

Today Guideposts seeks a Major Gift Officer (MGO) to enhance its high-level individual donor program to maximize support for its mission and vision. Reporting to the Director of Philanthropy, the Major Gift Officer will manage a portfolio of 150 donors and generate $2M from current and prospective donors. The Major Gift Officer will utilize a disciplined moves management system, engage leaders and senior staff from across the organization, and personally cultivate prospects as both donors and volunteers. While the position requires extensive travel, the location is flexible.

Minimum qualifications for the Major Gift Officer include:

  • 5 or more years of results-oriented experience in the fundraising department of a non-profit organization
  • Evidence of the ability to work effectively within a large organization.
  • Demonstrated success in all phases of major gift fundraising, including prospect research and database management, direct engagement of donors, and personally securing 5-figure gifts.
Danbury, CT Officer
Chief Financial Officer (AM) Academy of Management

The Academy of Management seeks a Chief Financial Officer to lead a global organization with growing annual revenue and nearly $40M in reserves.

The Academy of Management is dedicated to creating a better world by improving management practices in all the places where people work. Established in 1936, today it has more than 20,000 members in 120 countries, has five U.S.-based and four international affiliates, and publishes some of the top journals in the field of management and organization science.

The Academy envisions an expansion of its revenue-generating services for members and other audiences. The monetization of these services will require a Chief Financial Officer to shape strategic and operational decisions and to establish Key Performance Indicators to evaluate ongoing implementation.

The Chief Financial Officer is responsible for strategic leadership and broad financial stewardship of all aspects of the Academy of Management’s finance and accounting functions to ensure the association’s financial health and the fulfillment of its mission. The CFO reports to the Executive Director, providing trusted leadership on the financial implications of all operational and strategic issues.  Working collaboratively with the Executive Director, Board of Governors, and senior staff, the CFO integrates across the entire organization, serving as a credible resource for uncovering business opportunities, assessing risks, and developing solutions to business challenges.

The ideal Chief Financial Officer will have multi-faceted, broad-based experience that brings together the best of the non-profit and for-profit worlds, combining traditional finance functions with the strategic thinking expected of a modern CFO. Minimum qualifications include:

 

  • Master’s degree required; MBA or other professional credential highly desired.
  • Progressive senior finance roles, preferably including some in a small to mid-size organization.
  • Combination of non- and for-profit experience highly preferred; general knowledge of higher education or allied fields desired (e.g., research, conferences, publishing, online services).
  • Global perspective on finance (tax, business, travel, etc.).
Briarcliff Manor, NY C-suite
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
Annual Fund Director (FC) Friends Committee on National Legislation

The Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) is seeking a fundraising professional who will develop and implement a comprehensive Annual Fund strategy to support the organization’s non-partisan, multi-issue advocacy for social justice, peace, and stewardship of the environment.

Since 1943, the Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) has brought Quaker values to bear on national policy through Congressional testimony, Capitol Hill visits, media outreach, grassroots lobbying and long-term campaigns.  We accomplish this work through focused legislative campaigns, educational activities, publications, email and social media and a robust web site, among other tools.

The Annual Fund Director will lead the planning and implementation of the FCNL Annual Fund with the goal of achieving long-term growth through a focus on donor acquisition and retention, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship. It is our expectation that the director will bring a fresh outlook and new ideas to the table, particularly in the areas of donor acquisition, retention and digital fundraising.  The director will help set and achieve goals for growth of the Annual Fund and donor base, conduct tests, analyze results, and work in coordination with other staff to achieve these goals. There are multiple ways in which the director will be able to bring to the Annual Fund a greater focus on data analysis to help set and measure progress towards goals.

The ideal Annual Fund Director will have:

  • At least 5 years of experience in fundraising.
  • Ability to build and maintain positive relationships with donors, colleagues and volunteers.
  • Understanding of basic accounting and the legal requirements of gift accounting and administration.
  • Proven track record of collaboration with major gift and planned giving colleagues a plus.
  • A disposition for accuracy and detail, including the ability to design data metrics and analyze results that will inform the Annual Fund strategy.
  • Bachelor’s degree.
Washington, DC Director
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
Managing Director for Professional Services (ASEE) American Society for Engineering Education

The American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) seeks a Managing Director for Professional Services to lead the development of innovative, sustainable programs that enhance American engineering education at all levels.

Founded in 1893, ASEE is a global society of individual, institutional, and corporate members, with a commitment to advancing innovation, excellence, and access in engineering education, from elementary school students to practicing professionals.

ASEE has evolved across its 125-year history to address a full spectrum of academic interests, including research, teaching and service.  The Society has a particular interest in enhancing access, inclusion, participation, and success of faculty, administrators, staff, and students drawn from the wide variety of diverse populations.

The Board of Directors at ASEE has approved a set of strategic objectives focused on five key areas that govern the organization’s work through 2023. These objectives are achieved in part through ASEE’s Professional Services Sector, which manages all of ASEE’s grant- and contract-based programmatic activities.

Today ASEE seeks a Managing Director for the Professional Services Sector, which comprises three departments: Education and Career Development, Fellowships and Research Opportunities,  and Institutional and Strategic Development. These divisions collectively advance ASEE’s mission and goals by delivering services to members and other external audiences.

The Managing Director serves concurrently as Director of Institutional and Strategic Development. In this role, s/he is responsible for outreach to lapsed, active, and prospective ASEE member institutions to identify, develop, and implement products and services that enhance the perceived value of ASEE membership.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • At least 10 years of experience in higher education administration and research.
  • Experience working with institutions that are currently under-participating in ASEE (e.g., community colleges, minority-serving institutions, small liberal arts colleges, etc.).
  • Ph.D. in engineering or science field preferred; Master’s degree with considerable experience engaging with engineering schools will be considered.
  • Experience across multiple educational levels and program areas preferred.
  • Record of successfully managing a long-term program launch process.
  • Keen analytical and business skills necessary to anticipate member needs and interests and to translate those needs into high-value programs with sustainable business models.
  • Ability to serve as a compelling ambassador to academia and to engage deans, faculty members and students in the work of ASEE.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.

 

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
Director (ACOR) American Center of Oriental Research

This position is no longer accepting applications as of July 9, 2019.

The American Center of Oriental Research (ACOR) seeks a Director to lead a wide-ranging research program that orchestrates extensive partnerships with U.S. and Jordanian government agencies, universities, and academics.

Founded in 1968, ACOR has worked at the forefront of international efforts to increase understanding of Jordan past and present and to make Jordan’s cultural heritage a source of economic development. In 2014, ACOR launched the Sustainable Cultural Heritage Through Engagement of Local Communities Project (USAID SCHEP), which helps communities around archaeological sites throughout Jordan to harness their own heritage to create educational and economic opportunities.

ACOR also holds the best library for archaeology and Middle Eastern studies in Jordan, the only place for scholars to access JSTOR, and hostel accommodations for fellows, researchers, and other visitors using its unique resources.

Today ACOR seeks to extend a period of growth that has fostered an atmosphere of openness and accessibility, joint community ventures, and a focus on close mentorship and practical training. ACOR’s planned leadership transition offers an opportunity for the organization to take a fresh look at these initiatives and to extend them in new directions.

The new Director will draw on considerable resources—including government relationships, support from the Board of Trustees, and an active Fellowships Committee–to set ACOR’s strategic course for a next generation of scholars and students devoted to Jordan’s cultural history and to understanding the social and economic issues Jordan faces in the modern world.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • At least 10 years of distinguished work experience in: academia, cultural resources management, foreign affairs, business, or non-profit organization management.
  • At least 5 years of experience managing staff.
  • Ph.D. or equivalent in fields including but not limited to Middle Eastern studies, archaeology, history, art history sociology, political science, or anthropology.
  • Familiarity with the principles of archaeological preservation and conservation.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, manage, and organize staff to achieve and exceed goals.
  • Ability to maintain a positive, collegial, and collaborative work environment.
  • Strong organizational abilities, including planning, delegating, and assessment.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Sophisticated ability to navigate cross-cultural encounters and exchanges.
  • Strong interest in making a home in Jordan and working with Jordanians.
  • Arabic language skills are highly desirable.

Applications must be received by July 8, 2019

Amman, Jordan Director
Chief Executive Officer (DRI) Defense Research Institute

This position is no longer accepting applications as of July 3, 2019.

DRI – The Voice of the Defense Bar seeks a Chief Executive Officer to lead a one-of-a-kind organization that offers full-spectrum support for civil defense attorneys who represent the interests of businesses, insurers, and individuals in civil litigation.

For nearly 60 years, DRI has offered an expansive set of programs on an unparalleled scope and scale, delivering expert perspectives on the principles and practices of modern civil defense to attorneys, courts, elected officials, academics, and the broader public. Its programs help individual defense attorneys improve their practices and provides them a collective voice in improving the judicial systems of the nation and individual states.

Building on its wide-ranging perspective as the only open-membership organization for defense attorneys, DRI sees numerous opportunities to innovate and to continue expanding its influence and diversifying its membership to ensure the legal interests of business, insurers, and individuals are guarded.

The new Chief Executive Officer will continue to work with the Board of Directors and Executive Committee to implement DRI’s strategic plan to achieve this expansion, with a focus on continuing to broaden DRI’s membership base and to continually enhance its role as both the servant and voice of the civil defense bar. The CEO will have wide latitude to evaluate existing efforts and establish a broad vision of member outreach, programs, and service delivery.

 

The ideal candidate will have:

  • At least 10 years of senior experience in a non-profit or relevant business organization.
  • Professional experience in a legal research organization, law firm, or not-for-profit.
  • Record of developing and implementing successful strategic plans that attract supporters and energize members and other stakeholders.
  • Sophisticated understanding of organizational planning/design.
  • Experience building and leading high-performing multi-disciplinary teams, including legal, finance, human resources, development, and operations staff.
  • Excellent communication skills and strong marketing, public relations, and networking experience across a wide range of stakeholders and cultures.
  • Juris Doctor and Bachelor’s degrees.

Applications must be received by July 2, 2019.

Chicago, IL C-suite
Communications Partner (PSA) Public School Allies

Public School Allies is a national non-profit organization that partners with city leaders to create innovative public school systems. Too few students–especially low-income students of color–have access to great public schools. Public School Allies wants to join city leaders to help fix that. It is inspired by the growing number of cities that have empowered educators to dramatically expand opportunities for students in public schools, is looking for a seasoned Communications Partner to join its team of Partner peers in its effort to improve public education across the country.

 

Communications and advocacy are critical to Public School Allies’ work. Too often, parents and families are ignored in education policy discussions. And voters and policy makers are not always informed about how to make progress on the most challenging problems facing America’s public schools. Public School Allies sees wide variation in local efforts to communicate with and authentically engage parents, voters, opinion leaders, and the public at large on these important issues. It seeks to help local partners better tell their story and shine a light on the progress that’s possible when communities come together to create great public schools in neighborhoods across the United States.

 

The Communications Partner will:

 

  1. Lead Public School Allies’ communications work with local leaders;
  2. Provide thought leadership within the organization on broader national communications strategy; and
  3. Work proactively with the internal communications team at The City Fund to set and implement the local and national communications strategy to raise public awareness of and support for Public School Allies’ work.

 

The ideal candidate for this role will have:

 

  • Deep expertise in developing and overseeing communications campaigns at a national, state and/or city level;
  • Sophisticated understanding of multifaceted public policy strategic advocacy campaigns that involve media, legislative, economic and policy analysis, and organizing approaches;
  • Strong experience using research and polling to help inform strategy, craft messaging, segment audiences, and design a winning communications campaign;
  • Experience developing and mobilizing constituents via electronic communications and social media, in addition to traditional media outreach and engagement;
  • Experience using pre- and post-campaign research and testing to establish benchmarks and evaluate the efficacy of the campaign;
  • The ability and experience to work comfortably with local partner organizations, providing training and coaching, in addition to financial resources;
  • Degree requirement
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Director of Individual Giving (SB) Sasha Bruce Youthwork

Sasha Bruce Youthwork, one of the largest and most experienced providers of services to youth in Washington, DC, seeks a Director of Individual Giving to build support for a proven service model that transforms struggling young people’s lives.

About Sasha Bruce

Sasha Bruce was founded in 1974 by Deborah Shore, who worked with a small staff and a few volunteers to counsel homeless youth and out-of-town runaways in the neighborhoods where they congregated. It came to the attention of Evangeline Bruce, wife of Ambassador David Bruce, after the tragic death of their daughter Sasha. With their generous support, Sasha Bruce Youthwork became DC’s premiere 24-hour homeless youth shelter, providing services to 1,500 youth and 5,000 family members each year through three key programs: Safe Homes, Life Skills, and Workforce & Education.

The Opportunity

Sasha Bruce’s strategic plan (2016-2019) calls for an investment in and modernization of the organization’s resources, from its fundraising program to its facilities. As Sasha Bruce approaches nearly a half century of operations, this investment will strengthen its position in a continuously evolving funding environment and ensure it has the capacity to continue helping young people for decades to come. The strategic plan calls for the organization to diversify a fundraising program that traditionally has raised 80% of its budget from government grants. Over the next year, it will grow its staff to include a Director of Individual Giving, Database Manager, Grant Writer, and Communications Specialist.

The Role

The Director of Individual Giving will design and lead a comprehensive individual giving program. The Director will be responsible for meeting and growing a $750,000 annual revenue target, with the long-term goals of reducing Sasha Bruce’s reliance on federal funding and building capacity toward a capital campaign. Reporting to Founder and Executive Director Debby Shore, the Director of Individual Giving will serve on Sasha Bruce’s seven-person leadership team and work in close collaboration with its Board of Directors to guide the entire organization in a sophisticated set of activities that is integrated across revenue streams.

The ideal Director will have:

  • At least five years of experience in developing and managing fundraising strategies and soliciting individual gifts, including personal solicitations.
  • Experience building a comprehensive and integrated individual giving program, including small-dollar donor stewardship, high-profile social events, and preferably major/campaign gifts.
  • Track record of growing a donor base and revenue.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish giving opportunities and to secure $5,000+ individual gifts.
  • Ability to work independently and persistently to ensure follow-through on fundraising commitments at all levels of an organization.
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and willingness to try new things.
  • Bachelor’s degree.
Washington, DC Director
Development Officer, Major Gifts (Carnegie) Carnegie Science

An incubator of scientific discovery, and a home to recipients of the Nobel Prize and Presidential Medal of Science, is seeking a Development Officer, Major Gifts to help build a fundraising program to support its scientific community.

 

The Carnegie Institution for Science—better known today as Carnegie Science—is a unique institution that supports exceptional scientists tackling foundational questions.

 

Carnegie Science is based on a powerful insight: while we often take the progress of science for granted, science is by definition an exploration of the unknown and requires a group of bold explorers to venture into uncharted territory. Andrew Carnegie recognized this fact over 100 years ago and created an institution that would support outstanding scientists driven by an entrepreneurial, risk-taking spirit. Carnegie’s scientific “experiment” has been a resounding success, and to this day Carnegie Science continues to support adventurous scientists striving to address the most pressing scientific questions.

 

Carnegie Science seeks a Development Officer, Major Gifts to help build a fundraising program to support its scientific community. The Development Officer will collaborate with other development staff and institutional partners to help grow the culture of philanthropy across Carnegie Science and engage with Carnegie’s donors, prospects, and other stakeholders to expand the institution’s existing portfolio of donors. This work will play a key role in developing the pipeline of major and principal gifts.

 

The ideal Development Officer, Major Gifts will have:

 

  • At least three to five years of experience in non-profit development; experience, or strong and genuine interest, in science is preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of how to build a major donor pipeline and implement best practices of donor stewardship.
  • Record of securing gifts and pledges from major donors.
  • Experience meeting the needs of stakeholders, both internal and external, and responding to them proactively.
  • Comfort working in a fast-paced, flexible, collegial, goal-oriented and scientific environment.
  • Bachelor’s degree is required.
Washington, DC
Manager of Donor Relations (Carnegie) Carnegie Science

An incubator of scientific discovery and a home to numerous recipients of the Nobel Prize and Presidential Medal of Science is seeking a Manager of Donor Relations to work side-by-side with scientists to expand support for critical basic research.

 

The Carnegie Institution for Science—better known today as Carnegie Science—is a unique institution that supports exceptional investigators tackling foundational questions.

 

Carnegie Science is based on a powerful insight: while we often take the progress of science for granted, science is by definition an exploration of the unknown and requires a group of bold explorers to venture into uncharted territory. Andrew Carnegie recognized this fact over 100 years ago and created an institution that would support outstanding scientists driven by an entrepreneurial, risk-taking spirit. Carnegie’s scientific “experiment” has been a resounding success, and to this day Carnegie Science continues to support ambitious research that addresses the most pressing scientific questions.

 

Carnegie Science seeks a Manager of Donor Relations to help build a fundraising program to support its scientific community. The Manager will coordinate the development of multi-faceted long-term communication plans and create a systematic and creative approach to engaging donors that includes a range of documents, events, and other forms of outreach. Reporting to the Associate Director of Advancement Services, the Manager of Donor Relations will work in collaboration with the Chief Development Officer, Senior Managers of Individual Giving and Institutional Giving, and other development and institutional partners.

 

The ideal Manager of Donor Relations will have:

 

  • At least three to five years of experience in non-profit development; experience in communications or science field is preferred
  • Familiarity with the major donor life cycle and understanding of the principles and best practices of stewarding stakeholders.
  • Record of developing strategic and creative approaches to stakeholder communications and outreach.
  • Excellent written communication skills, particularly in developing public-facing persuasive documents; development communications experience is preferred.
  • Ability to produce high-quality documents at a high volume on tight deadlines.
  • Demonstrated capacity to write effectively in the voice of a range of others.
  • Bachelor’s degree is required.

 

For more information or to apply, please visit http://www.driconsulting.com or email search@driconsulting.com.

Washington, DC
Director, Institutional Partnerships (ER) Episcopal Relief & Development

Episcopal Relief & Development impacts the lives of over 3 million people annually, working in collaboration with church partners and other local organizations to facilitate healthier, more fulfilling lives in communities that are struggling with hunger, poverty, disaster and disease. Episcopal Relief & Development also works around the world and in the US responding to and rebuilding after disasters. It respects the dignity of all people, views them as neighbors, and works alongside participants regardless of religious affiliation or background.

The Director, Institutional Partnerships is a new position that will significantly increase Episcopal Relief & Development’s capacity to garner funding from foundations, corporations and government funders. Reporting to the Senior Vice President, Programs, the Director will lead an intra-departmental team to grow the portfolio of institutional donations.

The Director will be a strategic doer who excels at planning and executing strategic expansion of institutional partnerships, building internal structures to achieve institutional goals, and developing meaningful relationships with funding partners.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • At least 7 years of experience developing and managing relationships with significant institutional funders, and at least 2 years managing staff.
  • Knowledge of and experience with institutions working outside of the U.S.; previous work in a faith-based environment is preferred.
  • Existing relationships with international funders is preferred.
  • Track record of leading and sustaining ambitious growth in funding from foundations and bilateral/multilateral donors.
  • Ability to translate technical programmatic information into compelling material that ignites the imagination of potential funders.

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

New York, NY Director
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