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Regional Director of Philanthropy (Coast Guard Foundation) Coast Guard Foundation

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Stonington, CT Director
Major Gift Officers (Capital Caring) Capital Caring

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Falls Church, VA Officer
Director of Advancement (Virginia Institute of Autism) Virginia Institute of Autism

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Charlottesville, VA Director
Chief Development Officer (Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation) Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation

Marines make legendary sacrifices; sending their children to school shouldn’t be one of them. That’s why the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation was established in 1962 to honor Marines by educating their children.

The nation’s oldest and largest provider of need-based scholarships to military children, the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation is also the only program committed to awarding 100% of all eligible applicants. The 40,000 scholarships it has awarded, worth nearly $120 million, have delivered impact far beyond individual tuition assistance. Statistics show that by the time they’re ready to enter careers, children of Marine families outperform their peers by a nearly 2 to 1 margin. 90% of MCSF scholarship recipients graduate or are on track to do so—a rate that is nearly twice the national average—and 45% of these graduates are earning degrees in science, technology, engineering, math, and health science fields, leaving them poised to make significant contributions in fields critical to the military, to their communities, and to the nation.

To sustain this level of impact, the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation is seeking to grow to match rising demand. Applications have risen every year for the last decade and are expected to increase a potential 7% each of the next 5 years. At this rate, the Foundation must be prepared to fund more than $55 million worth of scholarship awards and program support by 2022. Under the leadership of President & CEO Margaret Davis, the organization has marshaled every department in the organization behind an investor-centered strategic plan dedicated to achieving this goal.

As part of its growth, the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation is seeking a Chief Development Officer to lead a comprehensive major gift program. Reporting to the President & CEO and serving as a confident member of the senior leadership team, the Chief Development Officer leads the design and execution of all aspects of a $19M program and of regular capital campaigns. As the Foundation’s chief fundraiser, s/he provides strategic counsel, directs and mentors a team of major and planned giving officers, and takes a highly engaged role both in designing the expansion of the fundraising program and in managing relationships with key stakeholders, including Board members, donors, and partners.

The ideal Chief Development Officer will have:

  • 10+ years of experience in the development program of a non-profit organization; at least 5 years of experience in a leadership role.
  • Successful experience working with individual donors and securing 6- and 7-figure gifts.
  • Demonstrated ability to work closely with senior leaders and Board members and to facilitate, guide, and encourage their engagement in the fundraising process.
  • Record of setting and meeting ambitious growth goals in both major gift programs and campaigns.
  • Prior experience leading an effective fundraising team to measurably increase performance.
  • Commitment to the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation’s mission and core values and an ability to model them in relationships with colleagues and partners.
  • Ability to work in an organization that embraces a model of steady leadership and accountability.
  • Bachelor’s degree in any field.
Alexandria, VA C-suite
Senior Vice President, Philanthropy (NPF) National Park Foundation

The Mission:  On March 1, 1872, the United States became the first country in the world to create a national park when it opened Yellowstone. Today, Yellowstone is one of 413 national parks spanning the United States. The National Park Foundation works in partnership with the National Park Service to enrich America’s national parks by providing support, expanding partnerships, and inspiring generations of national park enthusiasts. Chartered by Congress in 1967, NPF was founded on a century-old legacy of private citizens from all walks of life taking action to establish and protect the nation’s parks. This work is even more important as we enter the second century of the National Parks, a century when a changing climate, shifting demographics, and increased visitor use will pose even bigger challenges to these special places.

The Opportunity:  The National Park Foundation is seeking a Senior Vice President, Philanthropy who will be responsible for developing a best-in-class fundraising program to guarantee critical support for the nation’s parks. Reporting to the Executive Vice President & COO, the SVP will design and direct the execution of strategic annual and multi‐year fundraising plans to achieve measurable outcomes, including the goals of The Centennial Campaign for America’s National Parks. S/he will manage a portfolio of the highest-level major gift donors and prospects and will orchestrate senior leaders in their cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship. In addition to taking a primary role in securing gifts, s/he will model key processes that foster a department-wide focus on collaboration, efficiency, and metrics‐based performance outcomes.

The Candidate:  The ideal Senior Vice President, Philanthropy will excel at building and leading all aspects of highly successful major gift fundraising programs. A proven fundraiser, s/he will also be a collaborative leader and strong communicator who can be proactive in building a donor base and in leading a highly accomplished team to expand performance department-wide. The SVP will be able to form positive relationships across the organization and with board members, as well as with external stakeholders such as major donors, private foundations, and other partners within the national park network, to build a strategic and comprehensive approach to the expansion of NPF’s major donor engagement.

Basic Requirements:

  • At least 10 years of progressively responsible development and fundraising experience, with proven supervisory experience.
  • Expertise in developing and implementing a cohesive, innovative, and integrated development strategy that has resulted in measurable and significant revenue growth.
  • Record of managing a diverse donor portfolio and securing six- and seven-figure major gifts and grants from individuals and foundations.
  • Experience working effectively with members of the senior leadership team, as well as with board members and other high-level volunteers.
  • Creativity and entrepreneurialism; willingness to try new ideas and think “outside the box” and ability to motivate the team to do the same.
  • Strong affinity for the national parks with the ability to serve as a compelling ambassador for the National Park Foundation.
  • Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree and/or record of continuing professional development preferred.
Washington, DC Vice President
Director for Egypt (ARCE) American Research Center in Egypt

For more than 68 years, The American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE) has represented American efforts to study Egypt’s cultural history through research, excavation, and conservation. ARCE facilitates the work of American institutions and scholars through communications with various Egyptian government ministries and it works together with other foreign missions to support a variety of cultural heritage projects. Over the last 20 years, ARCE has worked in close collaboration with Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities (MOA) with the support of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). The result is that over 80 projects of monument conservation and specialized training have been completed and over 800 Egyptian archaeologists and conservators have been trained in preserving Egyptian culture.

ARCE is looking for a Director for Egypt who will represent the expertise of the organization in preserving the cultural heritage of and advancing research into one of the world’s oldest civilizations. The Director for Egypt will manage ARCE’s Cairo office and provide expert oversight for a network of projects being carried out throughout Egypt and funded by USAID and other external grant funds. Reporting administratively to the Executive Director in the U.S. and to the Board of Governors at Board meetings throughout the year, the Director will provide subject matter expertise and exceptional organizational and relationship-building skills in order to ensure the quality and visibility of ARCE’s work within Egypt. S/he will take primary responsibility for overseeing a team of Egypt-based Project Directors, serve as ARCE’s primary public representative in the country, and work with ARCE’s international staff to help steer the organization to be the leading global force in facilitating research and collaborative partnerships in Egypt.

The ideal Director for Egypt will have:

  • At least five years of experience in a position of authority within academia or the private/ public sector.
  • Familiarity with the principles of archaeological preservation and conservation and the ability to assess and audit adherence to them in field work.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and interest in Egypt’s cultural heritage, as evidenced through academic background or time and effort spent within the country, and a passion for the advancement of research on Egyptian culture and history.
  • Arabic language speaking skills are preferred.
  • PhD in Egyptology, Anthropology, or cultural heritage of Egypt up to the Ottoman era.
  • Strong interest in making a home in Egypt and working with Egyptian people on ARCE’s behalf.

Submit all inquiries and applications to search@driconsulting.com. Responses are due by August, 1, 2017.

Cairo, Egypt Director
Director of Development Operations (WFP) World Food Program USA

1 out of every 9 people worldwide suffers from chronic hunger. 80 million of them receive assistance from World Food Programme.

World Food Program USA proudly supports the mission of the World Food Programme, mobilizing individuals, policy makers, and businesses in the U.S. to end global hunger. With its supporters, WFP USA bolsters an enduring American legacy of feeding families in need around the world and an American belief that no one should go hungry. Due to the commitment of everyday Americans, businesses, and the U.S. government, WFP USA has played a critical role in the effort to alleviate global hunger. In fact, over the last two decades, the number of hungry people in the world has dropped by more than 200 million—or one in nine. U.S. leadership in the fight against global hunger has always represented the best of who we are – and the world needs nothing but our best right today, because today the world faces a critical moment in that fight.

The work of WFP – USA is funded by a comprehensive, multi-faceted fundraising program that has achieved impressive results. Encompassing corporate giving, individual giving at all levels, and special events, the program has raised more than $20M annually and is on a deliberate path to systematize its processes and increase goals over the next 3 years. As part of its effort, WFP – USA has embarked on a structural reorganization that includes hiring for multiple new positions, including a new Director of Development Operations.

The Director of Development Operations will report to WFP – USA’s Vice President of Development and will serve as a close partner in leading the fundraising team. The Director will play a crucial role in setting fundraising goals and will be responsible for leading a 3-person team to manage all development operations functions to achieve them, including annual planning, donor research, a Salesforce database, donor communications, performance management systems, and reporting. S/he will serve as a critical liaison to the Operations and Finance teams in order to accurately project and measure results. The Director’s work will be critical to the development of new approaches to growing WFP – USA’s financial resources.

The ideal Director of Development Operations will have:

  • 6-8 years of progressively responsible resource development and non-profit management experience; at least 3 years of supervisory experience in complex team environments.
  • Demonstrated comfort creating departmental and program work plans and budgets, including performance targets and evaluation metrics.
  • Successful strategic planning and management of development systems, including databases, financial and analytic reporting, and gift accounting and processing.
  • Familiarity with systems/processes of major donor portfolio management, from prospect research techniques to best practices for donor acknowledgement and stewardship.
  • Collaborative, team-oriented individual who can engage others across an organization and ensure progress.
  • Excellent project manager, with the ability to influence, lead, negotiate, and delegate.
  • Strong proficiency with Salesforce database and knowledge of how to integrate fundraising and merchant services platforms.
  • Bachelor’s degree required.

DRi is leading this search for World Food Program – USA. For more information and to apply, please visit www.driconsulting.com.

Washington, DC Director
Director of Development (CRFB) Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget has been one of the most visible nonpartisan public policy organizations. For example, during the 2016 election, CRFB was cited 11 times by moderators in the presidential election debates. As the newly installed Administration and Congress turns to tax, healthcare, and retirement policy, CRFB seeks to leverage its nonpartisan credibility to forge consensus solutions to economic challenges that will affect Americans of all ages for decades.

CRFB was founded in 1981 to provide outstanding nonpartisan research and analysis on fiscal issues for policymakers, journalists, and the public. For more than 30 years, it has challenged federal officials of both parties to acknowledge difficult budget realities and to grapple directly with the tough choices necessary to sustainably raise and effectively allocate federal funds. Today, its research has documented the threat posed by our unsustainable national debt, including that federal borrowing and interest payments have grown large enough to crowd out productive investment in the U.S. economy. Left unaddressed, our mounting debt will result in decreased economic growth and lower wages over the next two decades, affecting everyone who makes a living in the country and imperiling federal programs that people count on for healthcare and retirement.

While CRFB has documented the problem, its researchers and policy advocates have also worked to develop and promote nonpartisan solutions. Today, CRFB is seeking a Director of Development to expand support for this critical work.

The Director of Development will join an organization with a reputation for consistently producing the highest-quality work and an environment that prides itself on flexibility and initiative. Reporting to the President and working with Board members, the Senior Vice President, and other senior staff, the Director of Development will be a key partner in all aspects of building a sustainable fundraising program for CRFB. S/he will have access to significant resources as s/he does this work, including the enthusiastic engagement of President Maya MacGuineas as well as a database of contacts, connections to major foundations, and CRFB’s special events. Leveraging and building on these resources, the Director will design development strategies, create internal systems and processes, and build and manage a donor pipeline for a comprehensive fundraising program that includes individuals, foundations, and corporations.

The ideal Director of Development will have:

  • At least 7 years of progressively responsible fundraising experience, including some experience in a leadership role.
  • Prior experience fundraising within a complex research or public policy institution, particularly those with connections to CRFB’s issue areas, is desirable.
  • Proven ability to develop fundraising strategies that expanded both a donor base and giving levels.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of all phases of donor pipeline management, including prospect research, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship.
  • Record of securing large (5- and 6-figure) gifts from all constituencies, including individuals, foundations, and corporations.
  • Ability to set realistic goals, to organize and prioritize multiple projects and deadlines, and to reliably follow through on established priorities.
  • Commitment to CRFB’s mission and comfort working in a nonpartisan manner to advance it.
  • Bachelor’s degree is required; advanced degree and/or record of continuing professional development is useful.
Washington, DC Director
Director of Development (ARCE) American Research Center in Egypt

The American Research Center in Egypt is a private, nonprofit organization that strives to deepen professional relationships between North American scholars and their Egyptian colleagues by supporting research, conservation, and training initiatives that encompass all aspects of Egyptian history and culture. Formed in 1948 by a consortium of American educational and cultural institutions to assist American scholars conducting research in Egypt, ARCE has also actively helped to conserve Egyptian monuments and train Egyptian personnel since 1993. With the support of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and in close collaboration with Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities (MOA), over 75 projects of monument conservation and specialized training have been completed and over 750 Egyptian archaeologists and architectural conservators have been trained in preserving their own cultural heritage.

ARCE is seeking a Director of Development to advance this significant mission at an exciting time, as it prepares to celebrate its 70th anniversary in 2018. Working at the center of a network that crosses the academic, art, historical, foundation, and corporate sectors, the Director will collaborate closely with ARCE’s leadership to leverage this milestone as a significant fundraising opportunity. S/he will be part of a strong team—including the Executive Director, Marketing & Communications Director, and Membership Coordinator—that will marshal ARCE’s connections, expand its visibility and fundraising, and create compelling new materials and opportunities for engagement. This work, undertaken as ARCE implements its three-year Strategic Plan, will ensure that ARCE’s profile in the U.S. matches the caliber of its work abroad. The Director of Development will have access to a variety of resources.

The ideal Director of Development will have:

  • At least 7 years of experience managing a complex fundraising program in an organization with a reputation for quality and excellence.
  • A track record of expanding fundraising, with a demonstrated ability to balance both long-term strategies and day-to-day functions.
  • Broad fundraising knowledge encompassing annual giving, major gifts, capital campaigns, grant writing, corporate and foundation giving, direct mail, and special events.
  • Track record of personally identifying, cultivating, and soliciting individual, corporate, and foundation donors.
  • Experience working with humanities-based researchers, curators, and/or university administrators is desirable.
  • A Bachelor’s degree is required; a Master’s degree is preferred.
Washington, DC Director
Director – Programs for Diversity and Success AccessLex Institute

Empowering the next generation of lawyers

As the cost of graduate education in the United States more than doubled in the 1990s and 2000s, one financial services organization pioneered loans that helped save law students hundreds of millions of dollars. Today, that organization has re-invested its loan revenue in an integrated set of projects and programs designed to directly increase the accessibility, affordability, and value of legal education.

AccessLex Institute, a non-profit membership organization composed of nearly 200 non-profit and state-affiliated ABA-approved law schools, is dedicated to becoming the premier source of clear, objective information that can guide law schools, researchers, and policy makers to empower the next generation of lawyers. AccessLex Institute is driven by a desire for sustainable, long-term choices that benefit legal and other graduate and professional education, with students taking center stage in its benefit analysis.

The heart of this strategic direction is AccessLex Institute’s new Center for Legal Education Excellence, which houses divisions devoted to three key priorities:

  1. Research and Data Division
  2. Policy Analysis and Advocacy Division
  3. Programs for Diversity and Success

AccessLex Institute is currently seeking a Director – Programs for Diversity and Success, whose mission is to identify and promote the most promising approaches to diversity pipeline development for law school students and improved rates of completion of the law school curriculum and bar exam.  The Director will serve as the senior diversity subject matter expert for the Center. In that capacity, s/he will lead a growing and national set of research, grant-making, and partnership-building activities in order to identify and promote interventions that have the greatest promise of (1) improving access to law schools for students from historically underrepresented or minority groups and from economically disadvantaged backgrounds and (2) supporting those students in their journeys to complete their degrees and become successful legal professionals.

The ideal Director – Programs for Diversity and Success will have:

  • 8 to 10 years of professional experience in research and/or program development; some experience working in a non-profit setting is preferred.
  • Sophisticated knowledge of at least one of the issue areas of Programs for Diversity and Success (i.e., diversity pipeline building and/or student support); knowledge of issues related to diversity within higher education is preferred.
  • Record of managing and evaluating the development of complex multi-stakeholder projects or programs.
  • Experience coordinating or playing a primary role in a grant-making process designed to advance a strategic set of programmatic priorities.
  • Record of building networks of program innovators, collaborators, and facilitators and of being sensitive to complex institutional and political relationships within long-term, mutually beneficial partnerships.
  • Master’s or doctoral degree in social science, higher education, law, or a related field.
Washington, DC Director
Senior Director of Philanthropy (Year Up) Year Up National Capital Region

More than 6 million talented and motivated young adults in the U.S. are disconnected from stable career pathways. At the same time, U.S. companies have jobs available, but more than 12 million of them will go unfilled in the next decade. Year Up seeks to close this Opportunity Divide by providing urban young adults with the skills, experience, and support that will empower them to reach their potential through professional careers and higher education. Year Up runs intensive 1-year programs that offer professional skill development, college credits, staff support, and mentorship. 85% of graduates are employed or attending college full-time within 4 months of completing the program. 

Year Up is seeking a Senior Director of Philanthropy to play a critical role in rapidly growing Year Up and closing the Opportunity Divide for more students. Reporting to the National Director of Development and to the Executive Director of the National Capital Region, the Senior Director will generate new fundraising prospects, deepen the engagement of existing donors, and work with Year Up’s national and local leaders and volunteers to cultivate and steward significant donor relationships. The successful candidate will take personal satisfaction in matching donor interests to strategic goals and will be a sophisticated relationship builder with a proven track record of securing 6-figure gifts from individuals and family foundations.

The ideal Senior Director of Philanthropy will have:

  • At least 7 years of fundraising success with an emphasis on 6-figure and larger individual major gifts.
  • Experience and confident knowledge of donor pipeline development.
  • Experience working with prospects and donors within both the philanthropic and business worlds in the Washington, DC market.
  • Proficiency in Excel, Word, PowerPoint; experience in SalesForce or donor database preferred.
  • Communications skills sufficient for clearly discussing complex issues with and energizing diverse audiences, both in writing and in presentations.
  • Passion for working with urban young adults, unshakable conviction of their potential, and strong commitment to and investment in Year Up’s mission.
  • Personal dedication to diversity and inclusion.
  • Sensitivity to the needs of others in complex team environments that engage supervisors, volunteers, and colleagues at the national and regional levels; assiduous attention to sharing information is critical.
  • Undergraduate degree is preferred.
Washington, DC Director
Director of Development (RAND) Pardee RAND Graduate School

At the RAND Corporation and the Pardee RAND Graduate School, “multidisciplinary” is more than just a buzzword.

Teams of multidisciplinary researchers at RAND and students at Pardee RAND recently worked together with Ugandan partners to develop a Top Chef-style contest that is creating country-wide excitement about a nutritional diet. Other research teams have evaluated the use of social media to track non-state actors such as ISIS and generated potential solutions to the crisis in the Bureau of Veterans Affairs.

RAND is the only public policy institute with a Ph.D.-granting graduate school, and Pardee RAND is the largest public policy Ph.D. program in the nation. The unique relationship between RAND and Pardee RAND creates unparalleled research and educational opportunities that help develop solutions to public policy challenges and make communities throughout the world safer and more secure, healthier and more prosperous.

RAND is seeking a Director of Development to expand funding for Pardee RAND in order to support these opportunities and to transform public policy education for students, RAND, and the broader field of public policy analysis. Reporting to RAND’s Executive Director of Development, the Director of Development will serve as the chief fundraiser for Pardee RAND and the primary fundraising advisor to the school’s Dean. S/he will take a leadership role in developing and executing a major fundraising campaign to advance the school’s strategic priorities and in designing the strategies and systems necessary to expand its base of long-term supporters.

The ideal Director of Development will have:

  • 9 years of fundraising experience in the non-profit sector, with at least 3 years in a supervisory role.
  • Familiarity with educational, public policy, and/or research institutions.
  • Proven ability to secure 6- and 7-figure gifts from individual donors.
  • Experience in a leadership role in a successful, large-scale fundraising campaign, preferably in an education or research institution.
  • Evidence of the ability to develop a case for support for research initiatives.
  • Naturally collaborative work style and willingness to create opportunities for input and feedback from multiple stakeholders and constituencies.
  • B.A. or B.S. degree required; Master’s or other advanced degree is preferred.
Santa Monica, CA Director
Director of Development (Operation Smile) Operation Smile

With 45 minutes and $240, Operation Smile changes children’s lives. That’s the amount of time and money it can take to repair a cleft lip or cleft palate, a facial deformity that causes malnourishment, speech impediments, and social ostracism. Most organizations would be satisfied repairing that damage alone, but Operation Smile goes further. It has turned its hundreds of medical missions around the world into the backbone for a set of programs that engage student leaders as mission volunteers, use missions to provide medical training to local doctors and nurses, and advocate for a right to safe, well-timed surgery around the world.

Operation Smile is seeking a Development Director who can engage new sources of support for this mission. The Development Director will galvanize Operation Smile’s loosely distributed supporters in the Northeast region of the U.S. into an organized network of major donors. The ideal Director will be someone who has encountered Operation Smile before, someone who will be able to tell a compelling story to prospects about what fuels his or her own passion for the mission. S/he will bring strong fundraising, relationship-building, and story-telling skills to the job, but s/he’ll have plenty of institutional support from Operation Smile: a prospect researcher, a stewardship team, and an existing portfolio of 100 prospects. The ideal Director will relish the prospect of being able to take that portfolio and run with it: of focusing on donor cultivation and solicitation, of working outside an office, of traveling regularly to meet donors throughout the Northeast, and of weaving new nodes of financial support and engagement into Operation Smile’s network wherever s/he goes. S/he will have a record not only of having done these things before, but of having done them in a way that increased a donor base and revenue, preferably for an organization in the Northeast region. Of course, s/he’ll have the initiative and maturity to do this work independently while also communicating regularly with a supervisor—in this case, the Vice President of U.S. Philanthropy for Operation Smile.

Basic Requirements:

  • 5-7 years of progressively responsible fundraising or sales and marketing experience.
  • Record of securing six- and seven-figure gifts from individuals and family foundations.
  • Demonstrated analytical and strategic fundraising skills, with the ability to recognize short- and long-term opportunities.
  • Proven success in managing a portfolio and meeting fundraising or sales goals in a metric-driven environment.
  • Record of designing and implementing effective cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship strategies that grow revenue, expand a donor base, and strengthen existing donor relationships.
  • Demonstrated success at energizing and leveraging a member or volunteer network for fundraising initiatives.
  • Bachelor’s degree is required.
  • Residency in New York City is preferred.
New York, NY Director
Planned Giving Director (AAUW) AAUW

Many of AAUW’s 170,000 members have spent their lives at the forefront of the 20th century’s greatest fights for gender equity. They are committed to cementing the legacy they have created for a new generation of women and to preserving AAUW’s ability to confront evolving public policy challenges to complete economic, social, and political equity for women.

 

AAUW is seeking a Senior Manager of Planned Giving to work closely with these members and other prospective donors in order to sustain their legacy through a comprehensive array of planned gifts that underwrite AAUW’s future.

Founded in 1881 to help women gain access to a college education, AAUW has grown into a powerful grassroots network with more than 170,000 members and supporters, 1,000 local branches, and more than 800 college and university partners. Across this broad and lively network, AAUW conducts award-winning research on the most critical gender equity challenges; conducts thousands of Congressional visits to advocate for the Violence Against Women Act, the Paycheck Fairness Act, and other significant national policies; pioneers programs that help women break entrenched barriers to STEM career paths and to equal pay in any career; and provides nearly $4M in funding for graduate education for women each year.

The Senior Manager of Planned Giving will join a $7M development department that includes membership and annual giving, major and planned giving, and corporate development. Reporting to the Vice President of Major and Planned Giving, s/he will lead and coordinate organization-wide efforts to expand the base of donors making a comprehensive range of planned gifts to AAUW, including charitable gift annuities, life insurance, bequests, and more. A donor-centered fundraiser, s/he will be able to work easily with donors at all levels and of all backgrounds in a non-partisan gender equity organization while also coordinating expertly with allied professionals, such as estate planning attorneys and financial planners.

The ideal Senior Manager of Planned Giving will have:

  • 5 years of experience in a successful fundraising role in a national non-profit organization; experience in a membership organization is preferred.
  • Familiarity with all aspects of planned giving, including donor cultivation, giving vehicles, and legal requirements for an organization operating in 50 states.
  • Track record of developing creative proposals that align donor interests with organizational priorities and of securing 5- and 6-figure gifts.
  • Demonstrated commitment to a customer service approach to donor cultivation.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with high-level volunteers and donors.
  • Ability to take the initiative; to see projects through from end to end; and to meticulously organize, document, and track progress.
  • Bachelor’s degree is required; law degree is useful.
Washington, DC Director
Vice President of Philanthropy (Opportunity Village) Opportunity Village

Opportunity Village is the source of pride, purpose, and a paycheck for nearly 3,000 adults with disabilities annually. Its unique approach and success has made it Las Vegas’ Best Nonprofit Organization, according to the Las Vegas Review Journal. It is seeking a Vice President of Philanthropy to create a world-class development program befitting its role as a national model for the full integration of people with disabilities into their local communities.

Opportunity Village is not just a charity: it is an employment hub that serves individuals with disabilities and the local businesses where they work; it is an enrichment hub that gives individuals creative outlets and connects them with audiences who buy their work; it is a hub of activity that runs events bringing hundreds of thousands of people together annually.

Opportunity Village is marshalling the significant support and visibility it has achieved to undertake an organization-wide effort to adopt state-of-the-art systems and strategies that will set the stage for the organization’s next 60 years. Opportunity Village is seeking a Vice President of Philanthropy

To develop and implement strategies to support the next phase of its growth. Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Vice President of Philanthropy leads a talented team of more than 20 in the design and execution of all aspects of a comprehensive $6M philanthropic program, including special events, annual and major gifts, corporate partnerships, and capital campaigns.

The ideal Vice President of Philanthropy will have:

  • 10+ years of leadership-level experience within the development program of a non-profit organization.
  • Successful experience working with individual donors and personally securing 6- and 7-figure gifts.
  • Demonstrated ability to work closely with senior leaders and Board members and to facilitate, guide, and encourage their engagement in the fundraising process.
  • Record of setting and meeting ambitious growth goals in both major gift programs and campaigns.
  • Prior experience leading an effective fundraising team to measurably increase performance.
  • Commitment to Opportunity Village’s mission and core values and an ability to model them in relationships with colleagues and partners.
  • Bachelor’s degree in any discipline.
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