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Chief Financial Officer / Chief Operating Officer Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), A Corporation

Presbyterian Church (USA) (PC(USA)) is the largest Presbyterian denomination in the United States. PC(USA) is known for its progressive stance on social justice issues, valuing the diversity of its followers and encouraging inclusion in its faith-based activities.

The Presbyterian Church (USA) seeks to be a Matthew 25 denomination, focused on building congregational vitality, eradicating systemic poverty, and dismantling structural racism.

The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), A Corporation is the corporate entity of the General Assembly of the PC(USA). It holds funds and titles to property. In essence, A Corporation is the “business office” for the General Assembly.  A Corporation stands at the intersection of church and business.

The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) seeks a Chief Financial Officer / Chief Operating Officer (CFO/COO) to join the leadership team and provide clear guidance on finance and operations best practices. The CFO/COO will have a successful track record of experience in positions of increasing responsibility within a financial and operational environment. The successful candidate will have the ability to operate at a very detailed level while keeping in mind the “big picture” and the political dynamics and context. Specific technical and interpersonal qualities will include:

  • 15 or more years of broad progressively responsible experience leading in finance and operations.
  • Experience working in a faith-based, non-profit environment; active membership with Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) is highly desired.
  • Demonstrated commitment to leading with integrity and the ability to drive a positive tone at the top.
  • Ability to apply appropriate leadership strategies to effectively deliver business objectives while acting proactively and thinking strategically in anticipating organizational needs, recognizing the broader environment and contextual dynamics.
  • Demonstrated ability to clearly communicate complex financial data and concepts in a concise manner (written and oral presentations) to a variety of audiences (internal client partners, third parties, and the Church at large) as well as excellent listening and comprehension skills.
  • Positively develops relationships with stakeholders and communicates and gains commitments from internal and external stakeholders; uses emerging technologies effectively to collaborate and communicate.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting or related field and master’s degree, CPA preferred.

Development Resources, inc. is leading this search for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), A Corporation. All of DRi‘s searches can be viewed at http://driconsulting.com/available-positions/. Applications can also be submitted via email to [email protected].

29421 Louisville, KY C-suite
Director of Development The Nature Conservancy

Founded in 1951, The Nature Conservancy (TNC) is a global conservation organization dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends. Guided by science, TNC creates innovative, on-the-ground solutions to the world’s toughest challenges so that nature and people can thrive together. TNC is tackling climate change, conserving lands, waters, and oceans at unprecedented scale, providing food and water responsible and helping make cities more sustainable. One of the organization’s core values is their commitment to diversity. Therefore, TNC strives for a globally diverse and culturally competent workforce.

From western Maryland’s Central Appalachian forests to our nation’s capital and beyond to the Chesapeake Bay, TNC is working on the ground to deliver large-scale, science-based conservation projects that will help people and nature adapt to a changing climate.

The Nature Conservancy seeks a Director of Development to lead the fundraising team and develop, implement, and manage effective multi-year strategies and plans for the cultivation and solicitation of gift prospects from all constituencies. The Director will cultivate donors from annual giving to major or planned gifts and be responsible for direct asks to both global and local priorities to meet funding needs. Reporting directly to the Executive Director, this position will be based out of the DC metropolitan area and will work with an energetic, collaborative team that celebrates a strong workplace culture. Specific responsibilities and scope of work include:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 7 years related experience.
  • Experience building and maintaining long-term relationships with constituents such as major donors and corporations.
  • Experience in asking for and closing gifts of $75,000 or more, including planned gifts.
  • Experience in managing and tracking multiple prospects and donors.
  • Experience working with fundraising principles and practices.
  • Experience, coursework, or other training in current and evolving trends in charitable giving, particularly in the areas of capital campaigns, major gifts and planned giving.
  • Management experience, to include management of direct reports, ability to create a plan to see projects through to completion, and ability to set the team’s strategy is highly desirable.

Development Resources, inc. is leading this search for The Nature Conservancy. All of DRi‘s searches can be viewed at http://driconsulting.com/available-positions/. Applications can also be submitted via email to [email protected].

157338 Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan Area, DC/MD Director
Development Officer Impact(Ed)

Launched by Discovery Communications in 1997, Impact(Ed) International has opened new doors to education in 16 countries through school-based projects and mass media initiatives in low- and middle-income countries.

Education is key to social and economic empowerment. Impact(Ed), is a non-profit organization using the power of media to transform education and improve lives in underserved communities. Together with public and private sector partners, Impact(Ed) improves student learning and teacher effectiveness in the classroom, reaches millions through mass media, and empowers communities to transformative education.

Impact(Ed) International seeks an entrepreneurial Development Officer with a passion for international education. The Development Officer for Impact(Ed) International will be responsible for launching, growing, and sustaining a giving program for a fast-paced and nimble organization. Working directly with and reporting to the President and Managing Director, the successful candidate will demonstrate an ability to operate in a start-up-like environment. Candidates should demonstrate a track record of success both as a gift closer and as someone who can “manage up” by ensuring that the President, Managing Director, and Board members are in positions to close gifts with corporations, foundations, and high net-worth individuals. This will require due diligence, research, follow-up, and proposal writing. Candidates who have experience and success with unrestricted giving circles/societies and who have created restricted donor funds will be strongly considered. The ideal candidate’s background will include:

  • At least 3-5 years of previous and successful fundraising experience.
  • Demonstrated success in the management of a fundraising program that includes individual cultivation, giving and leadership circles, corporate and foundation fundraising.
  • Proven ability to develop cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship strategies that expanded a donor base and increase revenue.
  • Successful experience engaging senior leaders and Board members in the fundraising process.
  • Understanding of and/or fluency in global education concepts and trends.
  • Dedication to Impact(Ed)’s mission and willingness to develop/expand expertise in the global education space.
  • Bachelor’s Degree required.

Development Resources, inc. is leading this search for Impact(Ed). All of DRi‘s searches can be viewed at http://driconsulting.com/available-positions/. Applications can also be submitted via email to [email protected].

64724733 Washington, DC Officer
Director of Development A Place To Be

A Place To Be helps people with disabilities as well as medical and mental health issues. From individual sessions, to community programming, to medical music therapy, A Place To Be’s certified music-therapists are helping people face, navigate, and overcome life’s challenges using the clinically-based practices of music therapy!

When the global pandemic hit earlier this year, A Place To Be quickly pivoted their operations and programming into an online format, creating a strong and sustainable financial model for future growth. The next Director of Development will walk into a strong organization that adapted quickly and has not seen the types of struggles so many other community non-profits have had to face in the wake of this crisis.

A Place To Be is seeking a Director of Development (DoD) to join this vibrant community organization to ensure that they can continue to serve children in need throughout Loudoun County. The DoD will join a thriving community, inspiring families to be independent and successful and will engage with individual and corporate donors while taking on limited foundation grant writing and creating a pipeline of planned giving donors. Reporting to the Creative Director and Executive Director and leading a team of three, the successful candidate will work as a partner in realizing the vast potential of A Place To Be and continue the organization’s shift into the digital space.

  • At least 5-7 years of experience in non-profit development with proven revenue results.
  • Demonstrated ability to cultivate and steward long-term investor relationships that expand an investor base, increase revenue, and advance organizational goals.
  • Track record of scaling an organization, significantly increasing revenue through the expansion of the donor base and moving existing donors into higher giving brackets.
  • Record of cultivating relationships with long-term partners, listening to their needs and adapting stewardship style accordingly.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment where new opportunities are constantly emerging.
  • Ability to work independently and to embrace collaboration, teamwork, and flexible thinking.
  • Knowledge of the Northern Virginia community, particularly Loudoun and Fairfax Counties, with an understanding of how to effectively reach and communicate with these donors.
  • Authentic and empathetic personality capable of working with all types of people, from wealthy donors to the children involved in the programs.
  • Bachelor’s degree is required.

Development Resources, inc. is leading this search for A Place To Be. All of DRi‘s searches can be viewed at http://driconsulting.com/available-positions/. Applications can also be submitted via email to [email protected].

33202218 Middleburg, VA Director
Senior Director of Peer to Peer Giving Colorectal Cancer Alliance

The Colorectal Cancer Alliance is a national nonprofit organization committed to ending colorectal cancer within our lifetime. The Alliance helps patients, families, survivors, and caregivers navigate diagnosis and treatment options, connects them with those who can share experiences and knowledge and identifies resources to meet their needs. They partner with healthcare professionals and social influencers to raise awareness of preventative screening, and collaborate with researchers to better understand the disease and fund critical research.  The Alliance’s efforts are urgent, effective, and efficient because they believe that tomorrow can’t wait.

Colorectal Cancer Alliance seeks a Senior Director of Peer to Peer Giving. The ideal Sr. Director will be driven by building and maximizing a revenue stream in a changed environment and who will embrace the mission of the Alliance. The successful candidate will demonstrate a proven track record in peer-to-peer fundraising and will show creative thinking since the on-set of the COVID-19 pandemic. Along with a collaborative and team-oriented set of professional values, the director will explore new opportunities for the Alliance’s peer-to-peer program; one that has enjoyed considerable historical success. The Alliance seeks a proven leader who embraces active engagement with staff and volunteers and provides thought leadership and strategy development to take the P2P program to new heights. The ideal candidate’s background will include:

  • Previous and successful peer-to-peer fundraising experience and a full understanding of this fundraising medium.
  • Demonstrated success in the management of a peer-to-peer fundraising program that includes events (particularly walks and runs) both in person and virtual.
  • Proven success leading volunteer efforts and DIY campaigns.
  • Successful experience engaging senior leaders and Board members in the fundraising process.
  • Record of successfully collaborating with staff and Board members to facilitate effective fundraising campaigns.
  • Ability to manage and develop members of a small staff team.
  • Dedication to the organization’s mission and willingness to develop/expand expertise in the colorectal cancer space.
  • Bachelor’s Degree required.

Development Resources, inc. is leading this search for the Colorectal Cancer Alliance. All of DRi‘s searches can be viewed at http://driconsulting.com/available-positions/. Applications can also be submitted via email to [email protected].

805326 Washington, DC Senior Director
Director of Curatorial Affairs Smithsonian's National Postal Museum

The Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum (NPM) is dedicated to the preservation, study, and presentation of postal history and philately (the study of postage stamps and postal history). The museum showcases the largest and most comprehensive collection of stamps and philatelic material in the world—including postal stationery, vehicles used to transport the mail, mailboxes, meters, cards and letters, and postal materials that predate the use of stamps—and makes this rich history available to scholars, philatelists, collectors, and visitors from around the world.

The National Postal Museum seeks a Director of Curatorial Affairs (DCA), located in the Curatorial Department, which leads NPM’s curatorial and research functions. The DCA provides dynamic and thoughtful leadership, vision, support and direction to NPM in the planning, development and implementation of curatorial, exhibitions, research, education, and publications. This position reports directly to the Deputy Director of NPM. Primary responsibilities include:

  • Serve as the principal partner/advisor to the Deputy Director and the Museum Director on curatorial affairs.
  • Participate as a member of the senior leadership team in developing overall policy and direction for the Museum to fulfill its stated mission.
  • Serve as part of a team focused on the core museum collection consisting of the Department of Curatorial Affairs, the Collections Department, the Exhibitions Department, and the Department of Education and Visitor Services.
  • Stewards, cultivates, and involves NPM’s Council of Philatelists and Museum Advisory Council members to feel engaged and enthused with the Curatorial Program.
  • Provides Smithsonian leadership, NPM executives, and outside stakeholders with presentation-ready materials for Council and other critical meetings..
  • Initiates, develops, and conducts research activities in his or her own area of interest in the field of philately, postal history, communications, or history related to the collections and their conservation.
  • Determines, plans, and guides the museum’s approach to research and dissemination of content, including planning up to five years in advance for curatorial projects to be undertaken.
  • Serves as part of the Museum’s Exhibit Planning Group to develop a stellar exhibition program that touches on timely topics as well as the more traditional historic and contemporary issues.
  • Provide leadership in the development of NPM’s collections, especially in enhancing, through a variety of media, the accessibility of the Museum’s collections and collections information for both the broader scholarly community and the general public.
  • This is a Trust Position.

Development Resources, inc. is leading this search for the National Postal Museum. All of DRi‘s searches can be viewed at http://driconsulting.com/available-positions/. Applications can also be submitted via email to [email protected].

5875 Washington, DC Director
Senior Strategist West End Strategy Team

Strategic communications succeeds when it inspires change. West End Strategy Team (WEST) partners with its clients to raise national public awareness, influence policy at all levels, and drive social change. After identifying each client’s audiences, WEST hones both message and strategy to secure targeted traditional and online media placements. WEST then leverages the success of their work to boost their client’s advocacy, fundraising, and membership. WEST turns passion into outcomes.

West End Strategy Team is seeking a mid-career professional with at least eight years of communications experience at an agency, non-profit, government, media organization, or equivalent experience. The right candidate will have a strong understanding of the modern media landscape and an interest in using that experience to support issues including racial justice, immigration, women’s rights, LGBTQ equality, progressive foreign policy, and interfaith cooperation, among others. The ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:

  • A minimum of eight years of experience in communications, including experience at an agency, a non-profit, in government, as a journalist, on a political campaign, or equivalent experience.
  • Established contacts with a network of national media professionals and a working knowledge of the national media landscape.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills with attention to detail; ability to complete projects accurately within a given timeframe.
  • Experience developing strategic earned media, social media, and communications outreach plans and campaigns that have a direct impact on an organization’s mission; experience applying this knowledge in a social justice space preferred.
  • A track record for learning and mastering new concepts and developing a deep understanding of global issues.

Development Resources, inc. is leading this search for West End Strategy Team. All of DRi‘s searches can be viewed at http://driconsulting.com/available-positions/. Applications can also be submitted via email to [email protected].

10267260 Washington, DC Senior
Chief Operating Officer National Quality Forum

The National Quality Forum (NQF) is the only consensus-based healthcare organization in the nation. This status allows the federal government to rely on NQF-defined standards as the best approach to improving care. NQF-endorsed standards must meet rigorous criteria and are used by the federal government, states, and private-sector organizations to evaluate performance. NQF is committed to helping the nation achieve better and affordable care by setting standards, recommending measures for use in payment and public reporting programs, advancing electronic measurement, and providing information and tools to help healthcare decision-makers.

The National Quality Forum seeks a leader to serve as its next Chief Operating Officer. The COO will be able to foster internal and external conversations that build support for and engage in processes that advance the organization’s strategic priorities. As a detail-oriented professional, the COO will also be able to oversee the careful execution of those processes while valuing and striving for operational excellence. The ideal COO’s qualifications include:

  • At least 15 years of progressive management experience; at least five years of executive-level experience overseeing finances (accounting, budgeting, control, and reporting) for a complex nonprofit with multiple funding sources and a budget of at least $20 million.
  • Significant experience in government contracting and accounting.
  • Thorough understanding of business operations, business analysis, systems, IT platforms and emerging technologies, human resources, and financial management.
  • Experience successfully leading organizations through periods of growth and change, managing expectations and providing the necessary guidance to leadership and staff.
  • Exceptional writing, speaking, and presentation skills. Experience making effective presentations to varied audiences including executive team, staff, and the Board.
  • A successful track record of building, motivating, and mentoring high-performing teams across functional areas, including senior-level professionals, and connecting with staff.
  • Values collaboration and relationship building; possesses solid interpersonal skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree is required in related field; MBA preferred.

Development Resources, inc. is leading this search for the National Quality Forum. All of DRi‘s searches can be viewed at http://driconsulting.com/available-positions/. Applications can also be submitted via email to [email protected].

118535 Washington, DC C-suite
Chief Executive Officer Doorways for Women and Families

Arlington, VA community-based nonprofit serving survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, as well as youth and families experiencing homelessness, seeks an innovative and visionary new leader.

Doorways for Women and Families (Doorways) envisions a day when all people in the community live free of violence and have safe and stable housing. Since 1978, Doorways has given thousands of community members a pathway out of violence and homelessness and empowered them to create brighter futures. From immediate crisis intervention to counseling, housing, and employment support, Doorways offers real options and multiple pathways. Doorways embraces Empathy, Integrity, Inclusivity, Collaboration, Empowerment, and Respect. These values are the foundation to their approach.

Doorways is seeking a Chief Executive Officer to lead the organization toward continued success. The ideal candidate will be a visionary, providing strategic direction to the organization and playing a leading role in planning, fundraising, leadership team management, and operations.

The ideal Chief Executive Officer will have:

  • At least 10 years of non-profit management experience, with 5 years of experience overseeing all aspects of an organization’s operations, planning, programming, and fundraising.
  • Ability to be creative, bold, innovative and agile as the organization adapts to meet changing community needs.
  • Experience working with various levels of government partners, foundations, and individual donors.
  • Ability to develop and implement equity focused strategies and ensure Doorways functions as an anti-racist organization.
  • Ability to be creative, bold, innovative and agile as the organization adapts to meet changing community needs.
  • Relevant knowledge of the principles and practices of effective administration, organization, budget, and fiscal management.
  • Inspirational belief in the importance of Doorways’ work and its impact on the local community.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent is required. Master’s degree in social work, public administration, or related field preferred.

Development Resources, inc. is leading this search for Doorways for Women and Families. All of DRi‘s searches can be viewed at http://driconsulting.com/available-positions/. Applications can also be submitted via email to [email protected].

1990341 Arlington, VA C-suite
Associate Director of Major Gifts Action Against Hunger

Action Against Hunger is a global humanitarian organization committed to ending world hunger one issue at a time. The organization helps malnourished children and provides communities with access to safe water and sustainable solutions to hunger. For 40 years, Action Against Hunger has led the global movement that aims to end life-threatening hunger for good within this lifetime. Their teams have been on the front lines, treating and preventing malnutrition across more than 50 countries around the world, reaching over 21 million people.

Action Against Hunger is seeking an Associate Director of Major Gifts to design a comprehensive fundraising strategy that leverages current resources, mines untapped opportunities, and maximizes return on investment to generate sustained growth in unrestricted and overall revenue. Reporting to the Director of External Relations and working closely with a team of diverse development professionals, the Associate Director of Major Gifts will employ a full range of tools to grow major donor revenue streams. The Associate Director will drive the creation of a sustainable planned giving program. Under the Associate Director of Major Gifts’ leadership, Action Against Hunger will launch comprehensive efforts to expand its individual giving base.

The ideal Associate Director of Major Gifts will have:

  • 8 to 10 years of progressively responsible experience in non-profit resource generation, particularly working with high-net-worth individuals.
  • Experience securing and conducting personal face-to-face visits on a semi-regular basis to qualify, engage, solicit, and steward major donors and prospects.
  • Outstanding major gift fundraising record, with a demonstrated ability to secure 5-figure and larger donations and implement best practice donor communication and stewardship initiatives.
  • Collaborative and respectful professional manner; enjoys contributing to a healthy and positive work environment.
  • Record of success in establishing and implementing financial goals and strategies, identifying and analyzing challenges, and formulating creative solutions.
  • Bachelor’s degree required.

Development Resources, inc. is leading this search for Action Against Hunger. All of DRi‘s searches can be viewed at http://driconsulting.com/available-positions/. Applications can also be submitted via email to [email protected].

1607225 New York, NY Associate Director
Capital Campaign Director 11th St. Bridge Park

Ward 8 non-profit Building Bridges Across the River seeks campaign director to close out 11th Street Bridge Park’s $139M Capital Campaign (Washington, DC)

In the heart of the Nation’s Capital, the 11th Street Bridge Park is a place for residents to unite, communities to meet, and people to gather. A project of the Ward 8 non-profit Building Bridges Across the River, the Bridge Park is built on a foundation of equity, collaboration, sustainability, and trust, the Bridge Park staff has worked to ensure the park will benefit legacy Washingtonians and residents for generations to come. A beautiful and iconic architectural symbol for the District of Columbia, the Bridge Park stitches together our city and supports thriving neighborhoods and vibrant civic life. The Bridge Park is about creating a place for all of us.

The 11th Street Bridge Park is seeking a Capital Campaign Director, a new position for the organization. The Director will work with the Building Bridges Across the River (BBAR) Vice President to lead the Capital Campaign’s overall strategy to its successful conclusion. The Director will be responsible for building and managing a portfolio of prospects and donors raising an additional $30M from corporate, foundation, and a new portfolio of individual donors. This position will write and submit grants to support the Capital Campaign; research, connect, and solicit prospects; compile grant and financial reports; and lead Capital Campaign events.

  • Five to seven years of relevant fundraising experience.
  • Strength in identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding 5- and 6-figure donors from all constituencies.
  • Demonstrated project management experience coordinating complicated projects with many moving parts.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively with all levels of staff, volunteers, donors, and prospective donors.
  • High level of energy, enthusiasm, and dedication to the mission and objectives of the Bridge Park
  • Proven ability to manage a complex budget, including tracking and reporting progress to organizational leadership.
  • Deep knowledge and cultural understanding of Wards 8 and 6, which lie adjacent to the Bridge Park is preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree is required.

Development Resources, inc. is leading this search for 11th Street Bridge Park. All of DRi‘s searches can be viewed at http://driconsulting.com/available-positions/. Applications can also be submitted via email to [email protected].

12903749 Washington, DC Director
CEO Jewish Council for the Aging of Greater Washington

Premier social services organization seeks visionary leader to ensure all DC-area residents age with dignity, independence, and vitality (Washington DC)

Created in 1973, the Jewish Council for the Aging of Greater Washington (JCA) has proudly served the DC community for nearly half a century, with the goal of making the National Capital Region a great place for all to age with dignity, independence, and vitality. JCA provides programs and services that support older adults of all faiths and backgrounds and their families. JCA builds bridges across generations.

Built on the fundamental values of honoring our parents and strengthening the community, JCA is committed to serving people of all faiths and ethnicities regardless of their ability to pay. JCA is a person- and family-centered organization, and thus responsive to the specific needs, values, and preferences of the individuals and families it serves. A beneficiary agency of the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington, JCA acts as a community partner with local government, private funders, and other non-profit and for-profit businesses. JCA is driven by the spirit, commitment, and hard work of its dedicated volunteers and staff.

After serving 30+ years, the current CEO announced his retirement. JCA is now looking for another demonstrated visionary and entrepreneurial CEO to creatively lead the organization at this unique time. The CEO is the acknowledged leader and primary spokesperson for JCA, responsible for implementing the organization’s strategic and business plans, managing its staff and budget, supporting its Board of Directors, and representing JCA before diverse public audiences. The CEO is an expert on issues of aging and family caregiving as well as intergenerational programs.

The ideal CEO will have:

  • At least 5 – 10 years of experience serving in a CEO-equivalent or senior role at a non-profit human services organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and achieve program objectives, foster teamwork among a diverse staff, and properly make and implement tough decisions.
  • Ability to plan and direct workflow to meet deadlines amidst competing workplace demands.
  • Ability to maximize limited resources, develop strategic and business plans, develop program budgets, and forecast and control variances.
  • Understanding of changes in aging-related services and needs, non-profit management, technology, and any laws and regulations immediately affecting aging and the workplace; uses this information to create and implement practical workplace solutions.
  • A strong commitment to and knowledge of the needs of older adults and demonstrated knowledge of caregiving and intergenerational programs and issues.
  • Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree in gerontology, social work, or related field preferred.

Development Resources, inc. is leading this search for the Jewish Council for the Aging. All of DRi‘s searches can be viewed at http://driconsulting.com/available-positions/. Applications can also be submitted via email to [email protected].

530650 Washington, DC C-suite
Director of Individual Giving Colorectal Cancer Alliance

Leading cancer organization seeks fundraiser to maintain and build individual philanthropic support (Washington, D.C.)

The Colorectal Cancer Alliance is a national nonprofit organization committed to ending colorectal cancer within our lifetime. The Alliance helps patients, families, survivors, and caregivers navigate diagnosis and treatment options, connects them with those who can share experiences and knowledge and identifies resources to meet their needs. They partner with healthcare professionals and social influencers to raise awareness of preventative screening, and collaborate with researchers to better understand the disease and fund critical research.  The Alliance’s efforts are urgent, effective, and efficient because they believe that tomorrow can’t wait.

The ideal Director of Individual Giving will be driven by building and stewarding a network of philanthropic individuals who see the value and critical nature of the mission of the Alliance. The successful candidate will combine a competitive spirit with a collaborative and team-oriented set of professional values. The Director of Individual Giving should be unafraid to utilize new approaches and techniques while also leveraging methodologies and approaches that have proven successful. The candidate will combine an outstanding and organized work ethic with a congenial, welcoming and authentic demeanor. The ideal candidate will combine the following skills:

  • Previous fundraising experience and a proven track record of individual donor cultivation and acquisition.
  • Demonstrated success in the management of a fundraising program that includes individual cultivation, direct response, and tentpole giving campaigns.
  • Proven ability to develop cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship strategies that expanded a donor base and increase revenue.
  • Strong record of securing individual gifts from medium to high-net-worth donors.
  • Successful experience engaging senior leaders and Board members in the fundraising process.
  • Ability to manage and develop members of a small staff team.
  • Bachelor’s Degree is required.

Development Resources, inc. is leading this search for the Colorectal Cancer Alliance. All of DRi‘s searches can be viewed at http://driconsulting.com/available-positions/. Applications can also be submitted via email to [email protected].

805326 Washington, DC Director
Chief Communications Officer NAMI

NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans. NAMI is an alliance of more than 600 local Affiliates and 48 State Organizations who work in their communities to raise awareness and provide support and education that was not previously available to those in need.

NAMI envisions a world where all people affected by mental illness live healthy, fulfilling lives supported by a community that cares. To this end, NAMI provides advocacy, education, support, and public awareness so that all individuals and families affected by mental illness can build better lives.

NAMI seeks a new Chief Communications Officer (CCO) to play a critical leadership role on the executive team of NAMI. The preferred candidate will be expected to provide strategic direction and a strong guiding voice on matters related to the reputation and brand management of the organization. The CCO will be instrumental in helping to reconcile and prioritize communications and marketing strategies and activities in order to create and confirm a unified message for the organization. They will also be asked to develop new and better ways for working across the organization and fostering more seamless integration between functional areas. The ideal CCO will have:

  • 15+ years of experience in professional writing and editing.
  • 10+ years of experience managing mid- managers and executives preferred.
  • Knowledge of the principles, practices, and methodologies of communications, public/media relations, and speech writing.
  • Strong verbal skills and ability to write, with the capacity to manage multiple projects, timelines, and expectations.
  • Knowledge of research techniques with the ability to think critically and secure information needed to develop communications materials for the Office of the President.
  • Strong knowledge of the mental health space, with an extensive network of contacts and relationships across the field
  • Bachelor’s degree, Master’s preferred in Business/Public Administration, Communications, Public/Media Relations, English or closely related field.

Development Resources, inc. is leading this search for NAMI. All of DRi‘s searches can be viewed at http://driconsulting.com/available-positions/.

42738 Washington, DC C-suite
Legal Director Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids - Global Health Advocacy Incubator

Drawing on decades of experience working with global civil society organizations across public health issues and political systems, the Global Health Advocacy Incubator (GHAI), a program of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids provides strategic support to advocates working to enact and implement laws that save lives.

Their experience designing successful campaigns and passing policies to save lives gave them an innovative and proven model for advocacy – one that is locally led and. The expert multidisciplinary team has a broad range of experience planning, executing, and evaluating high-impact policy advocacy campaigns. They provide capacity building and technical assistance across all components of effective policy advocacy.

The Global Health Advocacy Incubator seeks a Legal Director to provide leadership for the organization’s legal team. As head of the GHAI legal team, the Legal Director will have overall responsibility for the Legal Team’s efforts, providing strategic direction and supervision. The Legal Director will work with legal staff, consultants, and partners/grantees to develop and implement legal strategies as an integrated part of overall advocacy strategies for policy change.

The ideal Legal Director will have (Position Overview, Page 4 selections):

  • A minimum of twelve years of relevant legal, legislative, and litigation experience working on public health or broader development issues on a global basis; minimum of three to five years of significant litigation experience required; experience with corporate accountability issues highly desirable.
  • Proven track record and a minimum of five years of experience managing multi-faceted and complex projects related to policy change in global health
  • Ability to lead teams, mentor staff, solve problems, balance competing priorities, and provide strategic direction.
  • Experience in legal analysis of public health issues, particularly in the area of nutrition and non-communicable diseases, a plus.
  • Experience in related areas such as consumer protection, corporate accountability, human rights, and transparency in government also a plus.
  • Demonstrated excellence in communication and in working with peoples from diverse cultures and countries; strong interpersonal and diplomatic skills.
  • Ability to travel internationally up to 25%.
  • Juris Doctor Degree (or equivalent) or LL.M required.

Development Resources, inc. is leading this search for the Global Health Advocacy Incubator. This position is open to individuals who are authorized to work permanently in the United States. All of DRi‘s searches can be viewed at http://driconsulting.com/available-positions/. Applications can also be submitted via email to [email protected].

19070263 Washington, DC Director
Executive Director NIA Centre

Executive Director to provide strategic vision and programming for growing African American cultural center (Grand Rapids, MI)

The NIA Centre is a non-profit organization that has launched a major effort to place a world-class African American Cultural Centre in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The Centre’s roots date back to 2001. Ultimately, the goal of the Centre is to provide an inclusive gathering space created to inspire, build, transform, and connect all people, of all ages. Ultimately, the goal of the Centre is to provide an inclusive gathering space created to inspire, build, transform, and connect all people of all ages.

NIA is a Swahili word meaning “purpose.” One of the seven principles of Kwanzaa, NIA refers to the building and development of a local community in order to restore people to their traditional greatness. So, too, is NIA Centre’s purpose. It is a place where family, community, and culture is celebrated. A place where the past is revered and honored. A place where the community gathers to share, teach, and learn. And a place where the organization advocates for the community’s future.

NIA Centre seeks an Executive Director, who, in partnership with the Board of Directors, will lead the NIA Centre in fulfilling its mission. A key aspect of this role will be the development of a strategic and sustainable approach to achieving the Centre’s goals. The ED will provide oversight over the daily operations of the organization and lead efforts in a wide range of areas including event planning, fund development, program development, membership engagement, social media, volunteer development, capital campaigns, and facilities management.

The ideal Executive Director will have:

  • At least 5 years of leadership experience in a non-profit organization, preferably one focused on community organization.
  • Organized and methodical approach to decision-making and change management; ability to balance continuity and growth.
  • Ability to identify and build relationships with potential institutional funders, ultimately resulting in monetary support from the organization.
  • Understanding of the basic principles of fundraising and fund development; ability to proactively build a fundraising base.
  • Experience designing and building unique community-focused programs that are accessible to a wide audience.
  • Ability to manage a program from inception through results evaluation.
  • Sincere and inspirational belief in the importance of NIA Centre’s work and its impact on the local community.
  • Bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree preferred.

Development Resources, inc. is leading this search for NIA Centre. All of DRi‘s searches can be viewed at http://driconsulting.com/available-positions/. Applications can also be submitted via email to [email protected].

Grand Rapids, MI ED
Chief Development Officer U.S. Dream Academy

The U. S Dream Academy (Dream Academy) was founded by Wintley Phipps in 1998 to connect young people living in high risk communities to positive youth development and high quality mentoring relationships to empower young people to achieve their potential with a special focus on children of incarcerated parents.

 

Dream Academy co-locates our programs inside Title 1 schools to provide mentoring, afterschool and positive youth development programs in Learning Centers in Baltimore, Houston, Philadelphia, Orlando, Salt Lake City, San Bernardino, and Washington, D. C.

 

The Dream Academy seeks a Chief Development Officer responsible for establishing strategy and planning, organizing, developing, and coordinating all aspects of fund development, fundraising, and public relations. This individual will provide leadership on all fundraising initiatives to include special events, major gifts, planned giving, sponsorships, donor cultivation, and grant writing. Together with their team, this leader will identify, organize, and manage fundraising activities with a focus on new opportunities to obtain ongoing and increased support from corporations, public and private organizations, faith communities, and individuals. Specific requirements include:

 

  • At least seven years of experience in development for an educational entity, including fundraising with a demonstrated record of success.
  • Demonstrated ability to set and monitor the strategic direction of a complex development program and ensure its alignment with organizational goals.
  • Successful experience building long-term relationships with donors and soliciting and closing large sponsorships and gifts.
  • Demonstrated ability to design and execute a moves management process that expands a donor base and builds a major donor pipeline.
  • Experience establishing strong relationships with executive leaders and volunteer Boards/committees and leveraging them effectively in the fundraising process.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills, including the ability to articulate complex messages to diverse audiences.
  • Passion for youth development and supporting and working with youth and their families in high-risk communities
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field required, to include non-profit leadership, business administration, marketing, communications, etc. Master’s degree is preferred.

 

Development Resources, inc. is leading this search for the U.S. Dream Academy. All of DRi‘s searches can be viewed at http://driconsulting.com/available-positions/. Applications can also be submitted via email to [email protected].

760823 Washington, DC C-suite
President & CEO Fredericksburg Regional Food Bank

Dynamic leader sought to lead local food distribution organization to next level of success (Fredericksburg, VA)

 

The Fredericksburg Regional Food Bank (FRFB) helps to provide nutritious food to over 31,000 people through their network of 152 community partners. In 2019, the Food Bank collected and distributed over 4.2 million pounds of food and other grocery products; the equivalent of over 3.3 million meals provided to those in need. Recently, FRFB has worked successfully to grow their network of community leaders in order to serve as many people as possible, while also growing school pantries to assist families. These efforts all combine to emphasize the organization’s three pillars of food assistance: Families, Children, and Seniors.

 

The ideal President & CEO will be a confident leader with a sophisticated ability to mobilize people on behalf of a public service mission. The President will have a record of engaging diverse communities of stakeholders, including Board members, staff, donors, partners, local businesses, and affiliates. S/he will combine excellent leadership skills with a practiced eye for operational efficiency and effectiveness that supports an effective team. The President’s specific qualifications include:

 

  • 10 years of progressively responsible experience, including at least 3 years in a leadership role within a non-profit, for-profit, or government organization.
  • Experience being involved in a food bank or other organization dedicated to philanthropic food distribution is preferred.
  • Knowledge of principles and best practices of management, including familiarity with Board governance and ability to build productive working relationships with Board members.
  • Record of pursuing creative revenue-generating initiatives and/or investments and of personally securing support and donations.
  • Significant experience serving as a public representative of an organization to a wide range of stakeholders, including donors, community groups and organizations, and news media.
  • Excellent communication skills in all registers, from formal writing to public speaking; communication skills in Spanish as well as English are useful.
  • Bachelor’s degree is required; Master’s degree or evidence of continued professional development is preferred.

 

Development Resources, inc. is leading this search for the Fredericksburg Regional Food Bank. All of DRi‘s searches can be viewed at http://driconsulting.com/available-positions/. Applications can also be submitted via email to [email protected].

760823 Fredericksburg, VA C-suite
Vice President of Prevention Colorectal Cancer Alliance

The Vice President of Prevention will be leading one of the key programmatic pillars for the Alliance. (Washington, D.C.)

The Colorectal Cancer Alliance is a national nonprofit organization committed to ending colorectal cancer within our lifetime. The Alliance helps patients, families, survivors, and caregivers navigate diagnosis and treatment options, connects them with those who can share experiences and knowledge and identifies resources to meet their needs. They partner with healthcare professionals and social influencers to raise awareness of preventative screening, and collaborate with researchers to better understand the disease and fund critical research.  The Alliance’s efforts are urgent, effective, and efficient because they believe that tomorrow can’t wait.

The ideal Vice President of Prevention will be passionate about colorectal cancer screening and prevention efforts and work tirelessly to increase screening rates to save lives. The successful candidate will be entrepreneurial in their approach to identifying innovative ways to tackle this important cause. The Vice President of Prevention will be a public face of the organization and is expected to conduct frequent meetings with key stakeholders ensuring effective communication that facilitates programmatic success. The ideal candidate’s background will include:

 

  • At least ten years of progressive experience in strategic health program development and execution.
  • Thorough understanding of cancer research, prevention, and treatment.
  • Keen understanding of the importance of measurement in achieving programmatic objectives and the ability to evaluate, measure, and report on key performance indicators to assist in program strategy and execution.
  • Track record of successful program oversight and the ability to articulate how the candidate’s efforts led to desired programmatic outcomes.
  • Record of successfully collaborating with staff and Board members to facilitate effective fundraising campaigns.
  • An entrepreneurial spirit with a strong sense of teamwork to gather the interest of a wide range of stakeholders to increase support for Alliance initiatives.
  • Bachelor’s Degree is required, advanced degree preferred.

 

Development Resources, inc. is leading this search for the Colorectal Cancer Alliance. All of DRi‘s searches can be viewed at http://driconsulting.com/available-positions/. Applications can also be submitted via email to [email protected].

805326 Washington, DC Vice President