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Operations Manager Development Resources, Inc.

Development Resources inc. (DRi), a growing executive search firm, has a unique opportunity for an exceptional administrative professional who thrives in a fast-paced work environment.

DRi’s Mission

DRi serves the non-profit community. Since 2001, DRhas worked with some of the leading nonprofit organizations in the country to grow, thrive, and excel. We are founded on the belief that non-profits make the world a significantly better place, and the work they do every day is too important to forego the resources they need to fulfill their missions. 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. Our Clients include a wide range of non-profit organizations such as Habitat for Humanity, Operation Smile, Share our Strength, and the World Wildlife Fund.

The Opportunity

DRi is looking for an administrative professional to join our team to manage our bookkeeping and administrative services. This position reports to DRi’s CEO and COO and works closely with the COO on bookkeeping and administrative issues. The Operations Manager is responsible for DRi’s bill paying, contracts, business reports, vendor and client records in QuickBooks, database and IT management, administration, and training of administrative staff.

Responsibilities

Specific responsibilities include the following key tasks:

  • Manage the internal database and train staff as needed. Serve as the liaison with our database vendor.
  • Train administrative staff
  • Bookkeeping via QuickBooks, including all aspects of client billing, contracts, and expenses.
  • Negotiate contracts with vendors and manage renewals.
  • Serve as the liaison with our IT vendor to solve all technology problems.
  • Business development tracking and management.
  • Provide HR management support
  • New-hire orientation.
  • Update and share critical information with other members of DRi’s team.
  • Manage office needs including, technology, supplies, and all support services.
  • Represent the company with integrity and professionalism.

Requirements

It is preferred that the person in this role must have bookkeeping experience in QuickBooks and be technology savvy. The successful candidate will be comfortable communicating with vendors and negotiating contracts on behalf of DRi. This role oversees operations at the staff level and requires the ability to fix common technology problems and come up with solutions as needed. The Office Manager must also be able to communicate in writing and verbally with high-level clients, train administrative staff, and understand and thoroughly incorporate feedback from others.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university preferred.
  • At least one year of experience as an administrative professional.
  • Bookkeeping experience and proficiency in QuickBooks Pro Client Management is preferred.
  • Experience in database utilization preferably with a CRM system
  • Ability to fix common technology problems.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Research, analytical, and critical thinking skills.
  • Strong work ethic and ability to work independently (including project management, organizing time effectively, following through on commitments, etc.).
  • Full competency in Microsoft Office Suite and preferably basic functions in Adobe Pro.

Corporate Culture and Benefits

This role is currently a work-at-home remote opportunity with occasional visits to our office. We offer 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, and a colleague-hosted trivia night. Our benefits are competitive and designed to support our employees.

How To Apply

Submit resumes and two writing samples via email to [email protected]. Subject line should read “DRi Operations Manager.”

Arlington, VA Manager
Vice President, IT Security AARP

AARP is the nation’s largest non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to empowering Americans 50 and older to choose how they live as they age. With nearly 38 million members and offices in every state, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands, AARP works to strengthen communities and advocate for what matters most to families, with a focus on health security, financial resilience, and fun and fulfillment.

AARP seeks a Vice President to integrate governance and risk compliance requirements, controls, oversight, and validation into information technology. You will be responsible for defining enterprise objectives and strategies for the operational security risk identification and mitigation activities to ensure all intellectual property and information assets have proper safeguards.

You will oversee four key areas including: Incident Management and Security Operations; Security Engineering and Architecture; Security Outreach; and Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC). You will be responsible for the overall direction of all security functions associated with information security education, network applications, communications (voice and data), and computing services within AARP. You will also ensure that security strategies, execution, and third-party relationships align with business objectives of the organization and are coordinated with technology groups and business leadership teams regarding threats, risk levels, data, and technology security. Specific qualifications include:

  • 12+ years of progressive experience in computing and information security, including experience with data privacy, internet technologies, threat and detection (e.g., malware, phishing), and other security issues.
  • At least 5 years of senior management experience in a complex organization, with team management responsibilities, to include the management of information security specialists.
  • Experience in application security and database technologies used to store enterprise information, directory services, financial information, and information systems auditing.
  • Strong understanding of how to apply current and emerging security technologies to solve business problems.
  • Track record of developing and implementing comprehensive strategic security response and recovery strategies, plans, and procedures.
  • Proven skills in effectively articulating and influencing senior leadership.
  • Wide knowledge of information security technologies, markets, and vendors including firewall, intrusion detection, assessment tools, encryption, certificate authority, web, and application development.
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering Technology, Computer Science, or Cyber Security preferred; or equivalent field experience in lieu of a degree.

Development Resources, inc. is leading this search for AARP. Applications can also be submitted via email to [email protected].

Washington, DC VP
Vice President of Development Bread for the World

Bread for the World is a collective Christian voice urging the nation’s decision makers to end hunger at home and abroad. Bread for the World Institute is a separately-incorporated organization that provides non-partisan policy analysis on hunger and strategies to end it. By changing policies, programs, and conditions that allow hunger and poverty to persist, Bread provides help and opportunities around the world.

Bread equips people to write personal letters and emails, meet with their members of Congress, and work with others to end hunger. Working through churches, campuses, and other organizations, Bread engages people in organized advocacy.

Bread works in a bipartisan way. Thousands of individual members, churches, and denominations are active in most Congressional districts. They speak truth to power with a moral and Christian voice. Our goal is to build the political will to end hunger and poverty.

The next Vice President of Development will be a dynamic leader with experience in all aspects of fundraising. This person will have a passion for ending hunger both in the US and abroad and will be experienced in engaging all audiences in fundraising efforts. This collaborative leader will be excited about creating new programs and executing innovative fundraising strategies in pursuit of clear advocacy goals. Key characteristics include:

  • At least 10 years of experience in managing broad fundraising programs and staff, with a record of successfully designing and implementing new fundraising programs, including experience with planned giving programs.
  • Ability to create strong interpersonal connections with individuals, building upon relationships with the goal of fully engaging donors.
  • Experience representing an organization at public functions and events; comfort level in public speaking and engagements with hundreds of attendees.
  • Interest in and ability to engage donors of all backgrounds and points of view, with the goal of expanding Bread’s membership regardless of an individual’s or group’s faith background.
  • Experience developing and implementing fundraising strategies for those of all ethnic and racial backgrounds.
  • Deep commitment to Christian values and how different religious communities interact both internally and externally.
  • Bachelor’s Degree required; additional related courses or professional training preferred.

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

35692 Washington, DC VP
Vice President of Political Campaigns RepresentUs

RepresentUs is the nation’s leading right-left anti-corruption organization. We bring together conservatives, progressives, and everyone in between to secure crucial victories that are defending our Republic and fixing America’s corrupt political system.

RepresentUs is a carefully curated mix of seasoned political campaigners, policy wonks, advertising experts, designers, and engineers. We’re not a startup, but we’ve got startup DNA: we’re nimble, constantly learning and iterating, and we push ourselves to push the envelope—to ignore “industry standards” and set a new standard.

RepresentUs seeks a Vice President of Political Campaigns (VPPC) to serve on the organization’s Executive Team as head of the RepresentUs Political Department and is the individual responsible for development and effective execution of an ambitious portfolio of political campaigns. The VPPC leads a team that designs, supports, and wins ballot initiative, lobbying, and accountability campaigns to enact the organization’s democracy reform policy goals — focused on ending political corruption and fixing democracy’s structures to represent all Americans — into substantive law. The VPPC builds and runs the Political Department, manages its budget, and directs/works closely with a team of senior political staff to ensure success and make adjustments/pivots in response to changing externalities.

Specific requirements include:

  • 15+ years of experience working in politics, with 5+ years of high-level management experience.
  • Fluency and experience with all aspects of modern political campaigns, including digital, field, communications, lobbying, ballot measures, compliance, and more.
  • Experience and comfort working with/in non-partisan and conservative politics on a federal, state, and/or local level.
  • Demonstrated strategic/big picture mindset and ability to implement that vision
  • Budget management experience.
  • Excellent writing and research skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and management experience.

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

9448721 Remote, Remote VP
Chief Medical Officer JED Foundation

The Jed Foundation (JED) is a non-profit that protects emotional health and prevents suicide for our nation’s teens and young adults. Partnering with high schools and colleges to strengthen their mental health, substance misuse, and suicide prevention programs and systems, JED equips teens and young adults with the skills and knowledge to help themselves and each other. They actively encourage community awareness, understanding, and action for young adult mental health awareness.

The JED Foundation seeks an intellectually curious psychiatrist with experience working with teens and young adults to serve as the organization’s next Chief Medical Officer (CMO). Reporting to Executive Director John MacPhee, the CMO will assure the clinical, medical, and suicide prevention information promulgated by JED is of the highest quality and in keeping with the most current evidence based on effective clinical practice; and to direct and plan the thought leadership activities of JED in order to help strengthen the teen and young adult mental health and suicide prevention field. Specific requirements include:

  • Adolescent and Child Psychiatrist (specializing in teens and young adults) with suicide prevention expertise, clinical treatment expertise, preventative/public health systems-level experience, and administrative leadership experience.
  • Working knowledge of state-of-the-art medical, scientific, and treatment methods, as well as educational and psychosocial intervention procedures.
  • Solid, proven managerial and administrative skills and expertise, preferably in environments featuring ethnically and socially diverse staff and clients.
  • Knowledge of the latest research and commended practices for how to best support the mental health of potentially marginalized populations, including BIPOC youth, LGBTQ+ youth, and students who are parents, among others.
  • Knowledge of how high schools, colleges, and universities protect student mental health.
  • Strong working understanding of metrics and medical analytics, with a clear understanding of the importance of accurate clinical documentation.
  • Track record of skillfully representing an organization in writing and in the media in a way befitting the professional and serious nature of JED’s work surrounding mental health and suicide prevention.

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

427578 New York, NY C-suite
Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer Presbyterian Foundation

The Presbyterian Foundation seeks a Senior Vice President, Chief Financial who will serve as an energetic financial leader for the Foundation and throughout the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).

The successful candidate will lead all fiduciary and financial operations for the Foundation, which oversees nearly $2 billion in assets. The SVP, CFO reports to the President & CEO, and provides leadership and broad direction for all the Foundation’s financial functions and directly manages a three-person team that includes VP Operations, Controller, and Director of Information Systems.

The SVP, CFO will possess impeccable integrity and a commitment to aligning financial strategy with the values of the PC(USA) as well as the goals of the Foundation. The selected candidate will work from the Presbyterian Foundation’s headquarters in the Louisville, Ky., area, and will travel regularly, both domestically and internationally.

Knowledge of sophisticated information technology security and systems is a plus, as is international travel and experience, particularly in the Middle East.

The SVP, CFO will have relationships throughout the PC(USA), but particularly with the other five agencies of the church. Additionally, the SVP/CFO will speak often with pastors, congregations and others as needed in the position. The SVP/CFO should be comfortable speaking with people in faith communities, and will also be expected to build and cultivate those relationships.

Minimum qualifications include:

  • At least 5 years of experience in a leadership position with management responsibilities.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of financial functions; detailed understanding of investment/banking transactions and regulatory requirements for taxable/non-taxable entities.
  • Ability to present a positive image of the Foundation to the PC(USA) as well as financial and investment communities.
  • Record of accomplishment across all executive leadership competencies (e.g., making effective decisions, cultivating partnerships, being open to change, etc.).
  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • C.P.A. preferred.

Development Resources, inc. (DRi) is leading this search for the Presbyterian Foundation. For more information and to apply, please visit www.driconsulting.com.

9459733 Louisville, KY C-suite
Chief Advancement Officer Lowcountry Land Trust

Lowcountry Land Trust is a regional land conservation organization and a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization focused on protecting ecologically, agriculturally, and historically significant Lowcountry lands – and the way of life they make possible.

Lowcountry Land Trust works in 17 counties within the Coastal Plain of South Carolina and has protected 149,000 acres of land. Six Coastal Focus Areas developed by The Atlantic Coast Joint Venture guide prioritization of the work and collaborations with many of the region’s agencies, conservation organizations, and landowners.

Lowcountry Land Trust seeks an experienced, self-driven philanthropy professional with a passion for non-profit excellence. The Chief Advancement Officer works closely with the President & CEO and Board of Trustees to chart the strategic direction of the Advancement department and advancement initiatives. Duties include designing and implementing the annual and long-term comprehensive fundraising plans, creating and implementing the Land Trust’s strategic communications and marketing plan, managing the Advancement department operations and staff, and serving as a member of the Senior Leadership Team. The Chief Advancement Officer develops and maintains significant relationships with corporate and foundation partners and creates and manages a portfolio of individual major donor prospects, purposefully guiding them to deeper engagement in Land Trust activities. This position plays a key role in the Land Trust’s long-term success by enabling the organization to build, nurture, and maintain strong relationships with the Land Trust’s constituent base and supporters. Specific qualifications include:

  • Ten years of experience in non-profit fundraising with a thorough knowledge of fundraising principles. Additional experience in fundraising, donor relations, and marketing is preferred.
  • Experience working in the conservation and / or public agency space is preferred.
  • Ability to motivate and manage a small staff of Lowcountry employees and external consultants.
  • Demonstrated ability to build a culture of philanthropy within an organization, teaching fellow staff members the importance of fundraising to organizational success.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to build effective internal and external relationships.
  • Proficiency in organizing and prioritizing tasks in a fast-paced environment; manage toward clarity and find appropriate solutions.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education required; additional higher education of professional certification is preferred.

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

15910810 Charleston, SC C-suite
Vice President of Development Trout Unlimited

Healthy fish rely on healthy water. We all do. Today, 1.5 million miles of trout and salmon waters in America are degraded. These are not only home waters to iconic native and wild fish, but they are also the very rivers and streams that supply the water we drink, irrigation for our lands, and endless opportunities to get outside and connect with nature. For anglers, they are prized places.  ​

Trout Unlimited (“TU”) is uniquely positioned to create common ground among diverse interests. TU overcomes obstacles with grassroots credibility, professional skill, non-partisanship, and scientific expertise. They are a local, on-the-ground force and a national player building meaningful relationships with decision makers, land and resource stewards, community members, and other stakeholders.

Trout Unlimited seeks a driven and result-oriented leader to serve as its next Vice President for Development. The VP will foster internal and external conversations that build support for and engagement in processes that advance the organization’s strategic conservation priorities. As a detail-oriented professional, the VP will also be able to oversee all aspects of the fundraising program and innovate the fundraising process. The ideal VP’s qualifications include:

  • At least 12-15 years of professional development experience in non-profit organizations with demonstrated success in fundraising.
  • A minimum of 5 years successfully leading team of Major Gift Officers.
  • A keen understanding of best practices in fundraising, a strong record of securing major gifts, experience using metrics to drive performance and manage staff, and success in increasing total dollars raised.
  • Knowledge of the mechanisms surrounding planned giving and experience working with donors to secure individual planned gifts.
  • Understanding of how foundations prioritize funding and experience working with foundations to develop mutually beneficial funding strategies.
  • Bachelor’s degree is required.
  • Professional background in conservation or personal connection to the mission preferred.
  • Passion for the outdoors and TU’s mission is essential. Experience with and passion for fly fishing is a plus.

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

38132 Arlington, VA VP
[REOPENED] CEO St Coletta of Greater Washington

St. Coletta of Greater Washington empowers children and adults with intellectual disabilities to discover their full potential. St. Coletta believes in the immeasurable value of the individual human spirit and the right of each individual to live as full and independent a life as possible. St. Coletta respects the dignity of all persons entrusted to their care. The goal is to serve them in an atmosphere that encourages their talents, celebrates their successes, and builds their self-esteem.

St. Coletta of Greater Washington is seeking an experienced Chief Executive Officer to lead and manage the organization while achieving educational and operational goals. This person will be responsible for strategically growing St. Coletta with an eye toward achieving success not only for the school, but for the children and adults that benefit from their services. Working with and reporting to the Board of Trustees and the Charter School Board, this leader will establish meaningful short- and long-term objectives that link directly to the organization’s strategic plan. Believing in the inherent value of all persons, including those with disabilities, will be paramount to the CEO’s success in inspiring a culture of excellence. Specific requirements include:

  • At least 10 years of experience in a leadership position, with a direct and current knowledge of state and federal guidelines for Special Education.
  • Track record of providing leadership and direction toward the achievement of an organization’s strategic mission and annual goals.
  • Knowledge of functions and services provided by the government and private institutions, community organizations, and groups involved in activities related to individuals with autism and/or intellectual disabilities.
  • Understanding of the methods and techniques of program planning, development, coordination, and evaluation.
  • Ability to engage with key stakeholders from the political, legislative, educational, and corporate domains.
  • Proven success in identifying new revenue sources, to include relationship building, stewardship, and successful gift closure.
  • Master’s Degree in Education, Business Administration, or a related field is required; Doctorate or MBA preferred.

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

1918455 Washington, DC CEO
Vice President of Engineering DolEx, Dollar Exchange inc.

DolEx strives to become the “Financial Services Supermarket” for the US and Spain Hispanic Markets. Since 2010, their focus has been positioning DolEx as one of the leading Financial Services Companies in the industry providing essential financial services to the underserved and underbanked US Hispanic Market.

Above all else, DolEx strives to serve immigrants in a way that prepares them for a strong financial future. As the largest private company in the US focused on financial services in the underserved Hispanic market, DolEx is actively establishing new business relationships, acquiring new licenses, adding new products and service partners, and more. With DolEx’s new loan program with an average loan of $1,500, employees have seen first-hand how this money has changed families’ lives. They pride themselves on not offering the predatory loans that only lead to more financial suffering for the recipients and ensuring their customers understand the basics of financial literacy.

DolEx Dollar Express is looking for an individual ready to take the next step and challenge in their career and help move the company through its aggressive growth plan. The Vice President of Engineering will execute a transformational infrastructure project, moving DolEx from a server-based to an AWS cloud-hosted environment. DolEx seeks a strong team leader with Agile experience who can be a strategic partner with the CFO, the Vice President of Information Systems (VPIS), as well as interface with executive leadership team members, to shape the technology decisions, manage teams and budgets, and realize the product development vision.

The successful candidate will have the following attributes:

  • At least 3 years of experience in Agile.
  • Experience developing large scale transactional/web elastic systems, with Microservices, or API driven architecture.
  • Ability to manage data sets with the necessary system design to make data accessible.
  • Extensive knowledge of running and maintaining cloud-based services (AWS or Azure).
  • Track record of developing future proofed platforms with a team of skilled engineers.
  • Demonstrated technology leadership within the FinTech industry.
  • Experience in attracting, inspiring, hiring, and retaining software engineers.
  • Communication, presentation, and speaking skills to deliver reviews, training, and updates to management, Board members, and staff.
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related engineering field.

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

3237232 , VP
Vice President of Programs Ceres

Ceres is a sustainability non-profit organization working with the most influential investors and companies to build leadership and drive solutions throughout the economy. Through powerful networks and advocacy, Ceres tackles the world’s biggest sustainability challenges, including climate change, water scarcity and pollution, and inequitable workplaces. Ceres is transforming the economy to build a sustainable future for people and the planet.

In response to the Exxon Valdez oil spill in 1989, Ceres was founded by a group of forward-looking investors and environmentalists who had a vision for a better way of doing business. Led by Joan Bavaria, they began to re-evaluate the role and responsibility of companies as stewards of the environment and agents of economic and social change.

Ceres is seeking an innovative and entrepreneurial professional to lead as Vice President, Programs, an important role within the organization that ensures the success of Ceres’ Climate and Energy, Water, and Food and Forests programs. This individual will recognize the urgency with which people need to act to ensure a safe future for our planet and will have knowledge and understanding of the environmental space, systemic racism, and how to work with diverse constituents to solve critical environmental problems. The successful candidate will have the ability to evaluate existing programs to measure effectiveness while working proactively and collaboratively with program staff to design and implement new programs that meaningfully advance Ceres’ mission and values. The ideal candidate will possess the following background and experience:

  • 15 years of relevant work experience in roles of progressive responsibility.
  • Experience as a senior leader and manager in a fast-paced, non-profit organization.  Experience with environmental or sustainability issues required.
  • Demonstrated record of supervising senior staff to achieve organizational programmatic and fundraising goals.
  • Proven track record of results-driven strategic program management is required.
  • Demonstrated success on both sides of resource development—cultivating and closing revenue prospects and managing and deploying staff and budgets.
  • Demonstrated success in building and managing diverse teams, including gender identity, people of color, and people from various socio-economic backgrounds, and supporting an inclusive workplace where everyone has an opportunity for advancement.
  • Ability to both build strong, stable programs and to innovate to take advantage of strategic opportunities.
  • Bachelor degree required. Graduate degree in relevant area preferred.

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

236658 Boston, MA VP
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 search[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
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
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
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
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