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Director of Major Gifts Medal of Honor Foundation

The Congressional Medal of Honor Society’s membership is comprised of those who wear the Medal of Honor, our nation’s highest military award for valor. Recipients are committed to serving our country in peace as they did in war by championing the values of courage, sacrifice, integrity, commitment, patriotism, and citizenship. That mission has become increasingly important as the number of living Medal of Honor Recipients continues to decrease. The non-profit Society preserves their stories and shares their values through Outreach and Education initiatives. The Medal of Honor Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit established in 1999 to advance the mission and provide a path for financial support of the Congressional Medal of Honor Society.

Today, the Society creates a bond between Recipients while keeping their memories alive, protecting the legacy of the Medal, and promoting the values and ideals upon which our country was founded. It remains the only group chartered by Congress to take on such great responsibilities.

The Medal of Honor Foundation is seeking a Director of Major Gifts to continue to work toward diversifying the Foundation’s donor base. The Director will seek to provide opportunities for investments that move beyond transactional and restricted grants, toward more mission-based partnerships and unrestricted funding. The Director works in strong partnership with the Executive Director of Philanthropy to ensure the successful delivery on all annual fundraising goals to provide for the current and future needs of the Society. Specific qualifications include:

  • At least 5 years of successful fundraising experience in managing high-level donor and prospect relationships.
  • Experience effectively engaging with and supporting military leaders preferred.
  • Ability to conceptualize, plan, and implement a programmatic approach to building relationships and securing philanthropic support, including setting ambitious goals, developing strategies for cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship, and prioritizing activities.
  • Experience personally cultivating relationships with major donors that have resulted in the successful solicitation of 6-figure gifts or higher.
  • Must be self-directed, flexible, creative, able to work independently and perform with poise under pressure, while delivering strong, measurable results.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience required.

Development Resources, inc. is leading this search for the Medal of Honor 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].

35693986 Remote, Remote Director
Vice President of Marketing and Communications White House Historical Association

For more than 200 years, the White House has been more than just the home of the Presidents and their families. Throughout the world, it is recognized as the symbol of the United States and of executive power in the country. The White House Historical Association (WHHA) is charged with enhancing the understanding, appreciation, and enjoyment of the White House as a residence, a piece of history, and an international symbol.

The WHHA’s acquisition, preservation, research, and education efforts continue through generous private donations and the sale of books, products, and the official White House Ornament. The WHHA produces educational literature and films, develops special programs, and maintains a website interpreting the White House, its history, and the persons and events associated with it. The WHHA supports the acquisition of artwork and objects for the White House collection and contributes to the conservation of public rooms.

The White House Historical Association is soliciting applications for the full-time position of Vice President of Marketing and Communications. Reporting to the President of the Association, the Vice President manages a staff team consisting of the Director of Marketing, Director of Communications, Director of Digital Outreach, and a Digital Content and Communications Manager. The Vice President will also work with technical consultants and collaborate with other WHHA departments on a regular basis. Specific qualifications include:

  • At least 10 years of progressive experience implementing and overseeing large-scale successful marketing and communications operations with a retail (both online and traditional) focus.
  • Successful experience in the marketing program of a multi-functional organization, including the full online retail lifecycle from attracting customers through effective digital marketing, to implementing effective e-commerce strategies.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop online marketing initiatives that are consistent with an established organizational brand.
  • Track record of building innovative partnerships to define and promote a brand.
  • Creative approach to promotional strategy, with the ability to define target audiences and to adjust messaging and delivery to attract and engage them.

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

847098 Washington, DC VP
Director of Marketing White House Historical Association

For more than 200 years, the White House has been more than just the home of the Presidents and their families. Throughout the world, it is recognized as the symbol of the United States and of executive power in the country. The White House Historical Association (WHHA) is charged with enhancing the understanding, appreciation, and enjoyment of the White House as a residence, a piece of history, and an international symbol.

The WHHA’s acquisition, preservation, research, and education efforts continue through generous private donations and the sale of books, products, and the official White House Ornament. The WHHA produces educational literature and films, develops special programs, and maintains a website interpreting the White House, its history, and the persons and events associated with it. The WHHA supports the acquisition of artwork and objects for the White House collection and contributes to the conservation of public rooms.

The White House Historical Association is seeking a Director of Marketing. Reporting to the Vice President of Marketing and Communications, the Director of Marketing collaborates with colleagues throughout WHHA—including the Director of Communications, Director of Digital Outreach, and the retail team—in order to ensure a consistent and compelling identity in all forms of external outreach. The Director of Marketing focuses on the design, development, and production of promotional strategies and materials related to visitorship, programs, merchandise sales, and philanthropic contributions. Specific qualifications include:

  • At least 5 years of marketing experience in the non-profit, for-profit, or government sector.
  • Successful experience in the marketing program of a multi-functional organization, preferably including retail, publications/collections, and events.
  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills and the demonstrated ability to apply them across a range of media and platforms.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills, both in scheduling one’s own projects and in coordinating with others.

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

847098 Washington, DC Director
President & Chief Executive Officer Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation

Founded in 1962, the Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation is the nation’s oldest and largest provider of need-based scholarships to military children. With scholarship recipients in all 50 states and an annual award output in excess of $8 million, the Foundation’s historic success has long been rooted in an active community of donors, volunteers, Marines, and their families coast to coast. Today, the Scholarship Foundation’s mission continues to grow at an exciting pace with an increasingly national focus. Since 1962 the Scholarship Foundation has awarded over 47,000 scholarships valued in excess of $145,000,000 to the children of Marines and Navy Corpsmen that serve in Marine units.

The Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation is currently seeking a seasoned President and Chief Executive Officer. Reporting to the Board of Directors, and working with the Advisory Board, the President and CEO will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for the Scholarship Foundation’s staff of approximately 30 employees, programs, expansion, and execution of its mission; ensuring it is capable of delivering on its long-term vision. Specifically, working with the Vice President for Development and the Vice President for Operations, the President and CEO ensures that the Scholarship Foundation’s finances, operations, investor development and stewardship, brand positioning and marketing, events, human resources, technology and data operations, and programs are strategically planned and aligned as well as effectively implemented across all segments of the organization. Specific qualifications include:

  • At least 15 to 20 years of overall professional leadership experience.
  • A strong affiliation with the United States Marine Corps.
  • Experience in a leadership role for a non-profit organization; knowledge and familiarity with an education-based non-profit would be ideal.
  • Knowledge of the mechanisms of major gift and planned gift fundraising; experience developing a planned giving society preferred.
  • Significant Board development, fundraising, marketing/branding, and fiscal management experience.
  • Outstanding presentation and communication skills, and the experience and proclivity to be an outgoing spokesperson, relationship builder, and fundraiser.
  • Excellent coalition building skills with an ability to communicate and work effectively with a variety of internal and external stakeholders; a persuasive negotiator able to achieve consensus amongst differing opinions.
  • Commitment to the principles of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion as they relate to the organization’s mission and values.
  • Minimum of a BA, ideally with a Master’s degree or related advanced degree.

Development Resources, inc. is leading this search for the Marine Corps Scholarship 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].

1091743 Alexandria, VA CEO
Vice President of Advancement York County History Center

The York County History Center inspires the exploration of the history, people, and culture of the county, state, and nation. As a non-profit organization it utilizes collections, historic sites, and museums to help tell the American story. The History Center’s collection encompasses more than 90,000 three dimensional artifacts and 400,000 books, ephemera, video, and photographs highlighting nearly 300 years of York’s impressive history. These artifacts give substance to the culture and contributions of the York County community.

The History Center tells the remarkable stories of York County’s different ethnic and socio-economic groups, businesses, inventions, and historic events. Experiences within its three museums, five historic buildings, and a nationally renowned Library & Archives make the York County History Center a beloved cultural institution for the community and an important resource for all.

The York County History Center seeks an externally focused and result-oriented leader to serve as its next Vice President of Advancement. The VP will foster conversations that build financial support to advance the organization’s strategic priorities, balancing the creativity to envision the future History Center with the attention to detail necessary to oversee all aspects of the fundraising program. Specific qualifications include:

  • At least 8 years of experience, with demonstrated success in different areas of institutional advancement, and a track record in closing major gifts in a non-profit setting.
  • A keen understanding of best practices in fundraising, experience using metrics to drive performance.
  • Demonstrated success in increasing year-over-year fundraising, especially converting capital donors to annual donors. Experience with capital or endowment campaigns preferred.
  • Knowledge of the mechanisms of major gift and planned gift fundraising; experience developing a planned giving society preferred.
  • Ability to manage, inspire, and lead a professional staff.
  • Demonstrated achievement in organizing and motivating Board members, staff, and key volunteers to participate in fundraising activities.
  • Demonstrated understanding of and appreciation for the distinctive value of museums and cultural institutions; museum or cultural institution work experience a plus.
  • A Bachelor’s degree in any field is required; advanced degree is preferred.

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

10837307 York, PA VP
President & Chief Operating 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.

JED seeks an intellectually curious leader to lead and implement JED’s strategic plans and achieve organizational goals while advancing the organization’s mission. Working collaboratively with the CEO and Board of Directors, the President/COO will contribute to JED’s strategic direction while skillfully managing day-to-day strategy, operations, and people in a high growth environment. The President/COO will work to promote a culture of high expectations, effective performance, and continuous learning and improvement. Specific responsibilities and skill sets include:

  • Proven operational leader with the ability to triple the number of higher education students protected by JED’s Comprehensive Approach, resulting in reductions in suicide rates, increases in students receiving mental healthcare, positive changes in attitudes and behaviors, and achieving equity in these student outcomes at the schools with which JED partners.
  • Fortify organizational effectiveness to ensure JED’s capacity to perform optimally over the long term by building a sustainable funding model, robust financial control and management systems, and effective recruiting, talent development, and retention systems.
  • Track record of managing high growth operating companies and/or non-profit organizations, along with a broad, multi-faceted set of talents, including excellent leadership and people skills, business acumen, and the ability to effectively manage, lead, and supervise complex organizations and multidisciplinary teams.
  • Strengthen the mental health attitudes and behaviors of young adults, their families, and community members through educational campaigns and resources.
  • Knowledge of academic environments (secondary and higher education).

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
Chief Executive Officer Atlas Corps

Atlas Service Corps, Inc. (Atlas Corps), started in 2006, is an international network of social sector leaders and organizations that promotes innovation, cooperation, and solutions to address the world’s 21st-century challenges. Atlas Corps’ mission is to address critical social issues by developing leaders, strengthening organizations, and promoting innovation through a fellowship of skilled non-profit professionals. Atlas Corps engages leaders committed to the non-profit sector in 12-to-18-month, professional fellowships at organizations to learn best practices, build organizational capacity, and to create a network of global changemakers.

Atlas Corps is seeking a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to empower young leaders across the world and serve as an inspirational leader guiding Atlas Corps to new levels of global thought leadership. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the ideal candidate will be a visionary, providing strategic direction to the organization as it embarks on new virtual programming and playing a leading role in fostering cross-cultural communications and partnerships.

The CEO leads the strategic vision of the organization, interfaces with external audience and is the main liaison with key partners. The CEO is one of the chief fundraisers, working closely with the Chief Development & Engagement Officer who leads fundraising and communications. Specific qualities include:

  • At least 10 years of experience in relevant senior management and leadership positions.
  • Experience serving as a leader and motivator to an internationally-based team is required.
  • Social enterprise experience highly valued. Experience across sectors, including non-profit, entrepreneurial, government and/or corporate valued.
  • Significant strategic leadership, management and decision-making experience with direct accountability for results at the executive level of an organization with complex, geographically distributed operations. Ideally, proven experience scaling an organization in terms of resources, programs, and impact.
  • Experience in different forms of fundraising, particularly with the U.S. Government, corporations and high net worth individuals. Sales and business development experience is also a plus.
  • A successful track record of building, motivating and mentoring high-performing leadership teams across program and functional areas.
  • Diverse perspectives, background, and set of experiences is immensely helpful at Atlas Corps as it is an inclusive organization that is advancing leaders from all over the world.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent is required. Master’s degree preferred.

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

98804 Washington, DC CEO
Managing Director of Policy & Research National Skills Coalition

Jobs that require skills training are the backbone of our economy. The National Skills Coalition (NSC) fights for a national commitment to inclusive, high-quality skills training so more people have access to a better life, and more local businesses see sustained growth.

Since 2000, through expert analysis and technical assistance, broad-based organizing, targeted advocacy, and cutting-edge communications, NSC has changed hundreds of state and federal skills policies that have changed thousands of lives and grown local businesses and economies.

The Managing Director of Policy & Research oversees policy analysis, new policy development, and technical assistance on policy implementation in support of NSC’s overall advocacy agenda. The Managing Director is also responsible for coordinating research by staff and consultants to support the advocacy agenda and assess policy impacts. This person will work with members of the Managing Director Team and executive staff to ensure the overall success of NSC’s cross-functional programmatic work and achievement of program goals consistent with strategic plan. Responsibilities include planning, raising and managing grant resources, managing and developing staff, and fostering an organizational culture of learning, co-creation, and inclusion. Specific qualifications include:

  • Experience: At least 10 years of relevant policy and management experience, particularly in the areas of skills training and/or education.
  • Analytical Skills: Tackles a problem by using a logical, systematic, sequential approach.
  • Project Management: Brings together every component of a project, including resources or planning, that are needed to complete it in a timely manner.
  • Strategic Thinking: Creates and communicates a long-term vision, balances short- and long-term goals, keeps own and team’s work aligned with overall goals, and creates and adjusts strategic plans.
  • External Awareness: Analyzes the organization’s position within the context of external policy trends, industry trends, funding trends, and competing organizations.
  • Communication Skills: Outstanding written and verbal communications skills, with the ability to effectively engage and communicate with target audiences.
  • Initiative: Takes independent action, seeks out new responsibilities, acts on opportunities, generates new ideas, and practices self-development.
  • Attention to Detail: Committed to accuracy and excellence, looks for improvements continuously, monitors quality levels, and finds/owns/acts on quality problems.

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

2592383 Washington, DC C-suite
Chief Development Officer National Skills Coalition

Jobs that require skills training are the backbone of our economy. The National Skills Coalition (NSC) fights for a national commitment to inclusive, high-quality skills training so more people have access to a better life, and more local businesses see sustained growth.

Since 2000, through expert analysis and technical assistance, broad-based organizing, targeted advocacy, and cutting-edge communications, NSC has changed hundreds of state and federal skills policies that have changed thousands of lives and grown local businesses and economies.

The Chief Development Officer (CDO) reports to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and serves as a member of the Executive Team. The CDO provides input into NSC’s strategic direction regarding resource development, working directly with the CEO and the Board to ensure NSC’s fiscal stability and financial growth. The CDO oversees all organizational fundraising, which principally focuses on the solicitation and management of foundation grants but also includes donor solicitation (major, member, and grassroots) and other strategies developed by the CDO. The CDO also oversees reporting on NSC accomplishments to multiple audiences, including, but not limited to, current and future funders. Specific qualifications include:

  • Experience: At least 15 years of relevant experience, with a knowledge of the national / regional foundation landscape and donor solicitation strategies.
  • Strategic Leadership: The ability to bring together staff, Board, and other organizational assets around a common vision, and to get them to move collectively toward it in a manger that advances the organization’s overall goals.
  • Vision: The ability to analyze internally and externally, to anticipate the consequences and opportunities for the organization, and to articulate big picture goals that set future organizational direction.
  • External Influence: Ability to influence decisions, actions, and behaviors of decision-makers and other stakeholders, including negotiating, decision-making, and collaborating or partnering.
  • Communication Skills: Outstanding written and verbal communications skills, with the ability to effectively engage and communicate with target audiences.
  • Initiative: Takes independent action, seeks out new responsibilities, acts on opportunities, generates new ideas, and practices self-development.
  • Attention to Detail: Committed to accuracy and excellence, looks for improvements continuously, monitors quality levels, and finds/owns/acts on quality problems.

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

2592383 Washington, DC C-suite
Development Writer Howard University

Howard University is experiencing historic and unprecedented institutional and philanthropic growth. Bolstered by an active and energetic alumni base inspired by the heightened role and significance of Howard’s place among elite higher education, the University has embarked on a significant expansion of and investment in its Advancement efforts. If you are an enthusiastic communications professional looking for a chance to make a difference, now is the time to join this historic institution and become a part of something greater.

Reporting to the Director, Advancement Communications, the Development Writer supports the Development and Alumni Relations’ goals by creating compelling and persuasive written materials for print or electronic uses. The Development Writer works strategically with colleagues to ensure messages to the external and internal communities are consistent with Howard’s standards and brand.

The ideal Development Writer will have:

• At least 5 years of relevant writing experience; experience writing for Development program highly preferred.
• Exceptional writing, editing, and oral communications skills, with a track record of producing writing in different styles and voices.
• Ability to seek out and understand complex programs, projects, or initiatives and develop the information into compelling donor-centric materials.
• Ability to plan, prioritize and organize a diversified workload with attention to detail and an urgency to meet deadlines.
• Intellectual curiosity; ability to fact-find, interpret and compile information from various continuants, including alumni, faculty, and students.
• Familiarly with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
• Commitment to Howard University’s mission and vision.

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

760823 Washington, DC Associate
Digital Communications Manager Howard University

Howard University is experiencing historic and unprecedented institutional and philanthropic growth. Bolstered by an active and energetic alumni base inspired by the heightened role and significance of Howard’s place among elite higher education, the University has embarked on a significant expansion of and investment in its Advancement efforts. If you are an enthusiastic communications professional looking for a chance to make a difference, now is the time to join this historic institution and become a part of something greater.

Reporting to the Director, Advancement Communications, the Digital Communications Manager drives digital revenue and engagement marketing programs by executing effective digital, email, engagement, and fundraising strategies and tactics. The Manager will use market research and database analysis to formulate and assist in developing a strategic vision for customized messaging that enhances the overall divisional goals of cultivation, solicitation, stewardship, engagement, participation, volunteerism, and alumni pride in Howard University.

The ideal Digital Communications Manager will have:

• 5 years of related work in digital engagement; work in director response digital fundraising highly preferred.
• Experience with building and maintain donation forms, surveys, and other user engagement features; ability to run reports and interpret audience analytics.
• Experience with sophisticated CRM and CSM platforms required; knowledge of Raiser’s Edge and NetCommunity highly preferred; experience with Adobe Creative Suite and HTML preferred.
• Excellent writing, editing, proofreading, and verbal communication skills.
• Creative, resourceful, and flexible team player; problem solver responsive to daily, weekly, and ongoing deadlines.
• Understanding of user behavior and ability to apply these insights to develop more user-friendly experiences.
• Excellent planning and project management skills; ability to set, manage, and meet deadlines.
• Excellent collaboration, including the ability to work effectively with technical and non-technical colleagues to conceive and successfully execute projects.

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

760823 Washington, DC Manager
Director of Advancement Communications Howard University

Howard University is experiencing historic and unprecedented institutional and philanthropic growth. Bolstered by an active and energetic alumni base inspired by the heightened role and significance of Howard’s place among elite higher education, the University has embarked on a significant expansion of and investment in its Advancement efforts. If you are an enthusiastic communications professional looking for a chance to make a difference, now is the time to join this historic institution and become a part of something greater.

Reporting to the Assistant Vice President, Institutional Giving, the Director of Advancement Communications oversees the creation of donor-centered communication tools and strategies that enhance donor relationships and build a culture of philanthropy at Howard University.

The Director will lead a communications program that targets alumni, donors, and other key University stakeholders. Working closely with Development and Alumni Relations leadership, the Director will lead the Advancement Communications team in the creation and implementation of a sophisticated multichannel communications plan to elevate alumni engagement, increase annual and major gift donations, improve donor stewardship, and increase awareness of the University’s success.

The ideal Director of Advancement Communications will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications, English or other related field required.
  • A minimum of 5 years of senior experience in communications, marketing, or public relations role.
  • Prior experience supporting Development or Alumni Relations communications is highly desirable.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, organization, and computer/pc skills are required, along with proficiency in Microsoft Office including: Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel, along with other related software.
  • Knowledge of the various techniques for successfully disseminating information to the public and targeted audiences through various channels of communication, including print, web, email, social media.
  • Experience in editing and analyzing the materials prepared by others to ensure they are consistent in communicating the College’s message.
  • Prior experience in a large research university, higher education, or related setting.

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

760823 Washington, DC Director
Senior Manager of Individual Giving Campaign Legal Center

Campaign Legal Center (CLC) advances democracy through law, fighting for every American’s right to participate in the democratic process. CLC uses tactics such as litigation, policy advocacy, communications, and partnerships to win victories that result in a more inclusive democracy. CLC’s long-term goal is a government responsive to the people.

The non-partisan Campaign Legal Center advances democracy through law at the federal, state, and local levels, fighting for every American’s rights to responsive government and a fair opportunity to participate in and affect the democratic process.

Campaign Legal Center seeks a Senior Manager of Individual Giving, responsible for outwardly managing a portfolio of individual donors while managing the major and principal donor pipeline. Reporting to the Chief Development Officer, the Senior Manager will work to identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward individual donors for CLC with a focus on strategies to secure gifts of $5,000+ and attract new mid-level and major donor prospects. Specific requirements include:

  • At least six years of 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 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.
  • Record of successfully collaborating with staff and Board members to facilitate effective fundraising campaigns.
  • Dedication to the organization’s mission and willingness to develop/expand expertise in the legal representation space.
  • Bachelor’s Degree required.

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

6535468 Washington, DC Manager
Executive Director NVLSP

National Veterans Legal Services Program (NVLSP) is a non-profit organization that has worked since 1981 to ensure the government delivers to our nation’s 22 million veterans, active duty personnel, and their families the disability benefits to which they are entitled.

Bart Stichman, NVLSP Co-Founder and Executive Director, will be stepping down as Executive Director after more than 40 years at the helm. Stichman will remain with NVLSP as Special Counsel, focusing on NVLSP’s litigation activities. As a result, NVLSP is seeking a new Executive Director to lead and oversee the organization’s operations while increasing NVLSP’s public profile and general awareness. Since 1981, Bart has diligently established NVLSP as a preeminent veteran’s legal advocacy organization. Over the years, the breadth and depth of NVLSP’s staff and programs has developed to match the growing needs of our veterans, servicemembers, and their families; NVLSP has a knowledgeable and dedicated staff who will ensure continued excellence in all of NVLSP’s activities. The new Executive Director will work with the fully-supportive Board to develop a 5- to 10-year strategy, build relationships with key stakeholders, and lead a talented high performing staff. Further, the new Executive Director will build external-facing relationships to increase awareness of NVLSP, expand partnerships, and position NVLSP as a thought leader in the space of unmet legal needs for veterans. Specific responsibilities include:

The ideal Executive Director will have:

  • At least 10 years of experience in successful and progressive organizational leadership.
  • Record of working successfully with the most senior leaders and stakeholders in an organization and serving as an effective partner and strategist.
  • Significant experience as a leader and mentor to high-level staff members; record of building trust and consensus with departments across an organization.
  • Experience developing successful strategic planning processes and supporting effective, efficient decision-making regarding institutional priorities and resource allocation.
  • Development and management of budgets and financial reporting.
  • Proven ability to lead employees throughout an organization and motivate them to maximize results, as well as to set clear and appropriate performance goals and metrics and to track results.
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate collaborations among diverse stakeholders, including staff members and external partners in the legal, corporate, and philanthropic sectors.
  • Advanced understanding of the dynamics of legal advocacy programs and partnerships is a plus.
  • Commitment to military servicemembers, veterans, and their families with the ability to engage people in NVLSP’s mission to serve them and their families.
  • Bachelors and Juris Doctorate degrees are required.

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

367886 Washington, DC CEO
Director of Partnership Development KABOOM!

End playspace inequity. For good.

Places to play are essential for every kid to grow up healthy, unlocking countless benefits for kids. KABOOM! has been building playgrounds in partnership with communities across America, particularly those that have experienced chronic disinvestment and systemic racism. Over the last 25 years, KABOOM! has built or improved 17,000+ playspaces, engaged more than 1.5 million community members, and brought joy to over 11.5 million kids nationwide.

For KABOOM!, ending playspace inequity is a challenge that requires an innovative and multi-faceted approach that includes the following elements:

  • Racial Equity
  • Community-Led Solutions
  • Systems-Level Impact
  • Outcomes-Driven Playspaces

KABOOM! is looking for a Director of Partnership Development responsible for developing meaningful partnerships to further advance KABOOM!’s mission. The Director will play a vital role in expanding the funding base of KABOOM! by developing and delivering compelling cases for support and shepherding prospective funding partners through every phase of the cultivation cycle. Equity and community responsiveness are at the center of KABOOM!’s work and the ideal candidate will have the ability to lead and co-create partnerships with internal and external stakeholders. Key responsibilities include:

  • At least 10 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
  • Track record of working with foundation and corporate partners to secure new funding while building upon existing relationships.
  • Proven experience in large-scale, new business revenue generation, managing funder relationships and growing a portfolio of multi-year gifts.
  • Deep understanding of the current funding environment, with an exceptional ability to build strong cases for support that align with funder priorities.
  • Experience cultivating and growing funder and/or strategic partner relationships with executive-level stakeholders.
  • Collaborative, team-oriented work style with self-motivation and drive to get the job done with little supervision.
  • Aptitude in quickly absorbing information from various angles while always keeping an eye on the big picture and maintaining superior attention to detail.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience and/or training is required.

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

19821 Washington, DC Director
Manager of Peer-to-Peer Fundraising 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.

Reporting to the Senior Director of Peer-to-Peer Giving, the Manager of Peer-to-Peer Fundraising will be responsible for building and managing a portfolio of DIY fundraisers and events with a focus on growth. The successful candidate will work in collaboration with the Senior Director on overarching strategy to include pipeline management for DIYnamo fundraisers with an overall peer-to-peer giving goal of $3 million. The entire effort is in support of an all-in effort to help the Alliance reach its ambitious goal of eradicating colorectal cancer.

It is not an understatement to say that the Manager of Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Manager will be part of a team responsible for saving thousands of lives and improving countless more. The urgency of the situation due to the 1.4 million people in the US that have this disease requires that we find someone who can deliver results immediately.  In addition to serving on the front-line for DIY events, the successful candidate must be a strategic thinker and work with the team to grow the P2P platform. Candidates with experience in event fundraising and organizational promotion who are unafraid of lofty goals and out of the box thinking will be strongly considered. The ideal candidate will thus be results-oriented and tirelessly committed to the mission of the Alliance.

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 Manager
Foundation Giving Manager 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.

Reporting to the Senior Director of Corporate and Foundation Giving, the Foundation Giving Manager will be responsible for researching new foundation prospects, establishing relationships with foundations, writing and submitting grant proposals, securing foundation funding commitments and stewarding foundations to renew support all in an effort to help  us reach our ambitious goal of eradicating colorectal cancer in our lifetime.

It is not an understatement to say that the Foundation Giving Manager will be part of a team responsible for saving thousands of lives and improving countless more. The urgency of the situation due to the 1.4 million people in the US that have this disease requires that we find someone who can deliver results immediately.  The Colorectal Cancer Alliance believes a proven record of securing grant funding and establishing relationships with foundation funders is key to success in this role. It would be helpful for the applicant to have established relationships with current foundations they can bring with them to the Alliance. The ideal candidate will thus be results-oriented and tirelessly committed to the mission of the Alliance.

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 Manager
Annual Fund Manager 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.

Reporting to the Senior Director of Individual Giving, the Annual Fund Manager will transition what has largely been viewed as a more passive annual fund development campaign to a strategic and proactive annual fund system aimed at generating significant growth. The successful candidate will operationalize the Alliance’s direct response effort (direct mail and digital appeals) to secure $500,000 in unrestricted revenue in the first year. This will include strategic innovation designed to increase year-over-year fundraising results. The entire effort is in support of an all-in effort to help the Alliance reach its ambitious goal of eradicating colorectal cancer.

It is not an understatement to say that the Annual Fund Manager will be part of a team responsible for saving thousands of lives and improving countless more. The urgency of the situation due to the 1.4 million people in the U.S. that have this disease requires that we find someone who can deliver results immediately.  The successful candidate must be a strategic thinker and work with the team to reimagine and operationalize annual, unrestricted giving for the Alliance with an eye toward accelerated growth. This will require both strategic and analytical thinking along with an exceptional capacity to operationalize this critical revenue line within the Alliance’s development operation. Candidates with experience in data-driven direct response who also have exceptional writing skills will enjoy this fast-paced environment that is built for success. The ideal candidate will thus be results-oriented and tirelessly committed to the mission of the Alliance.

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 Manager
Executive Director Workhouse Arts Center

Workhouse Arts Foundation grows and supports a vibrant arts center that offers engaging opportunities and inspiring experiences in visual arts, performing arts, history, and education.

Workhouse Arts Center is a regionally- and nationally-recognized innovative collaboration of visual and performing arts, education, community engagement, historical perspective, and personal enrichment.

Core Values include: 1) high-quality arts and education; 2) fiscal responsibility; 3) exemplary governance; and 4) community engagement.

These are the mission and values of the Workhouse Arts Center. Housed in the former Workhouse prison facility of the DC Correctional Complex in Lorton, VA, the Workhouse fosters innovative collaborations in the visual and performing arts through education, community engagement and personal enrichment for students of all ages and walks of life. The goal of these collaborations is to encourage art making; provide therapeutic art experiences; support physical health through Art of Movement activities; present opportunities for other forms of self-expression; and to provide the public with access to high quality performing arts experiences and events.

The Workhouse Arts Center seeks an innovative and visionary Executive Director with a passion for engaging others in the arts while delivering a high-quality experience to members of the public that is financially sustainable. This exceptional leader will accomplish financial stability through solid programming, marketing, fundraising and business practices. Specific qualifications include:

  • Demonstrated leadership skills in motivating staff, providing clear and thoughtful decision-making with sound judgment.
  • Transparent and strategic, possessing excellent communication skills and proven ability to attract and hire quality staff.
  • Experience working closely with Board members to elevate their engagement and performance to a new level.
  • Success in high-level fundraising to include acquisition of major gifts and grants from foundations, corporations, individuals, and the public sector.
  • Proven track record of major gift ($250K+) fundraising from corporate and philanthropic organizations.
  • Ability to develop operating strategies that are financially sustainable.
  • Ability to build the organization’s offerings and extend its reach through both the development of new, innovative, and effective programming as well as through the engagement of new and diverse audiences.
  • Bachelor’s degree is required; Master’s degree preferred.

Development Resources, inc. is leading this search for Workhouse Arts 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].

3105639 Lorton, VA ED
Director of Development Food Research and Action Center

Since 1970, the Food Research & Action Center (FRAC) has been the leading national organization working towards having more effective public and private policies to eradicate domestic hunger and undernutrition. Working alongside a national network of stakeholders, FRAC has protected and expanded the federal nutrition programs through its research, analyses, technical assistance, and communications.

FRAC is the leading national non-profit organization working to eradicate poverty-related hunger and undernutrition in the United States. In this role, FRAC leads efforts to identify and communicate the connections among poverty, hunger, and obesity among low-income people, while conducting research to document the extent of hunger, its impact, and effective solutions. In addition to research efforts, FRAC conducts public information campaigns to help promote changes in attitude and policies.

FRAC seeks a Director of Development to forge relationships, building FRAC’s visibility and financial resources while serving as an ambassador for the organization. The ideal candidate will build and deepen engagement with funders and drive broad awareness and support to the organization. The ideal Director of Development will be accustomed to managing a broad portfolio and will be critical to organizational success. A collaborative team player, the Director will help shape the organization’s future and will work directly with FRAC’s executives and the Board to steer thought leadership on hunger on a national stage. A well-qualified candidate will possess the following:

  • A minimum of ten years of non-profit fundraising or related experience.
  • Established track record of building successful philanthropic relationships with foundations, corporations, and high-net-worth individuals.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills with the ability to communicate complex technical data in an easily understandable manner.
  • Exceptional and versatile writing skills, including the ability to draft compelling fundraising proposals and make presentations to the Board of Directors and other external parties.
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and make decisions in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Experience in digital marketing, social media campaigns, and online solicitation strategies.
  • Demonstrated commitment to working for an organization dedicated to the promotion of social justice.
  • Bachelor’s degree required; graduate degree preferred.

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

675492 Washington, DC Director
Executive Director Nebraska Shakespeare

Nebraska Shakespeare creates entertaining, challenging productions, as well as immersive educational experiences that connect Nebraska’s diverse community to Shakespeare’s exploration of what it means to be human. On stage, in the classroom, and through collaborative partnerships, Nebraska Shakespeare creates spaces of learning, engages with the local community, and inspires everyone through the world of William Shakespeare.

Shakespeare’s plays were created to be experienced through performance. From the stage of the Globe Theatre in London to a school classroom on the plains of Nebraska, Shakespeare’s work was meant to be actively engaged on a personal and relatable level. It is only by experiencing Shakespeare’s insightful genius through the delivery of performance, no matter how polished or rehearsed, can we truly uncover the humanity, honesty, and humor of his text.

Nebraska Shakespeare seeks an Executive Director (ED) to be responsible for the daily management of the organization. Reporting to and working with the Chairman of the Board of Trustees, the ED is responsible for building, coaching, and managing an effective staff while cultivating beneficial relationships with the Board of Trustees, donors, sponsors, and other key stakeholders. The ED will lead strategic development, budgeting, and financial management; coordinate fundraising initiatives that build donor and sponsor relationships; set staff priorities; and manage all administrative and HR functions. Specific qualifications include:

  • Extensive and measurably successful business management experience required.
  • Ability to build and support a diverse staff and inclusive culture that is reflective of Omaha’s community.
  • Track record of providing leadership and direction toward the achievement of an organization’s strategic mission and annual goals.
  • Experience working with a Board of Trustees and senior leadership to develop and execute a strategic plan.
  • Ability to raise funds from foundation, corporate, and individual donors and familiarity with various fundraising techniques, to include grant writing, reviewing, and management.
  • Relevant knowledge of the principles and practices of effective administration, organization, budget, and fiscal management, to include promoting and protecting the financial well-being of the organization.
  • A sincere interest in and appreciation for collaboration with other arts, cultural, and community organizations, with the willingness and interest to fully engage in the life and activities of the organization and the greater metropolitan area.

Development Resources, inc. is leading this search for Nebraska Shakespeare. 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 Omaha, NE CEO
Director of Development Paterson Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity has been improving living conditions for those without adequate shelter across the globe since 1976. To date, more than 22 million people in 70 countries around the world (including all 50 states) have had their lives changed by its efforts.

Since 1984, Paterson Habitat for Humanity has brought this work to Paterson, the largest city in Passaic County, New Jersey, and the second most densely populated city in the entire country. As a leading member of Habitat’s international network of affiliates, Paterson Habitat has so far helped more than 300 hard-working families build and move into homes of their own. After investing 400 hours of “sweat equity” working alongside volunteers, these homeowners have qualified for a zero-interest mortgage with a 30-year term of repayment. Building on this history of success the organization is embarking on an expansion to serve all of Passaic County.

Paterson Habitat for Humanity seeks a new Director of Development responsible for growing and executing the organization’s annual development strategy. The Director works in partnership with the Chief Executive Officer to identify, cultivate donor relationships, and secure support for Paterson Habitat for Humanity. Additionally, the Director works collaboratively with the CEO and Leadership Team to evaluate Paterson Habitat’s operational strategy and goals, adjusting the development strategy as needed based on organizational goals. The ideal Director of Development will possess the following qualifications:

  • Minimum of seven years in a comprehensive development program with demonstrated success.
  • Demonstrated flexibility, self-motivation, attention to detail, and organization, as well as a proven record of successfully managing multiple tasks and meeting deadlines.
  • Significant experience in identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding major donors to include individuals, foundations, and corporate entities. Track record of personally soliciting 6-figure gifts from individuals.
  • History of creating a robust donor pipeline by connecting potential donors’ interests to the mission and vision of Paterson Habitat.
  • Commitment to the mission, vision, and overall goals of Paterson Habitat for Humanity.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • Spanish language skills a plus.

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

2308341 Paterson, NJ Director
Director of Communications and Outreach Open Technology Fund

The Open Technology Fund (OTF) was created in 2012 as a pilot program within Radio Free Asia. OTF spun off from Radio Free Asia at the end of 2019, and now operates as an independent 501(c)(3). OTF is committed to advancing global Internet freedom and supports projects focused on counteracting repressive censorship and surveillance, enabling citizens worldwide to exercise their fundamental human rights online. Through the research and development of technologies that facilitate the free flow of information and enable free expression, the OTF community is working to shape the Internet as a platform that fosters unimpeded connection and radical transparency – facilitating positive social progress and reinforcing core democratic values.

The Open Technology Fund seeks a Director of Communications and Outreach to join a growing team and lead communications efforts for the organization. The ideal Director will be dynamic, experienced, and self-motivated, with a vision of what the future of OTF looks like. The Director will be OTF’s Congressional liaison and work frequently on the Hill raising awareness and building networks that OTF can utilize to advance their mission. The Director will have experience independently designing branding and marketing strategy, ideally for a start-up organization, and will be enthusiastic about jumping in and owning the process. OTF is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes a diverse slate of candidates for formal consideration.

  • At least five years of experience in communications or public relations, with a track record of working effectively with Congress and the media; direct experience working on the Hill is preferred.
  • Familiarity and driving interest in technology and Internet freedom issues is preferred.
  • History of successfully engaging with members of Congress and Congressional aides with a track record of building and maintaining meaningful and positive partnerships.
  • Experience creating and building a branding and marketing strategy from the ground up.
  • Impeccable writing, editing, and presentation skills, demonstrating the ability to communicate information to multiple audiences.
  • Familiarity with Drupal, Wagtail, MS Office, web tools, and other common communications tools and social media platforms.
  • Bachelor’s degree is required.

Development Resources, inc. is leading this search for the Open Technology Fund. 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 Director
Director of Major Gifts Appalachian Voices

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

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

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

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

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

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

327316 Charlottesville, VA Director
Executive Speechwriter and Strategic Advisor to the CEO Consumer Reports

Consumer Reports works to create a fair and just marketplace for all. As a mission-driven, independent, nonprofit member organization, CR empowers and informs consumers, incentivizes corporations to act responsibly, and helps policymakers prioritize the rights and interests of consumers in order to shape a truly consumer-driven marketplace.

Consumer Reports seeks an Executive Speechwriter and Strategic Advisor to the CEO to play a critical role in achieving the strategic goal of reaching new audiences and growing awareness of the importance of consumer rights. The leadership voice of our CEO and of our experts will be critical to amplifying the voices of consumers as well as highlighting the continued import of CR’s mission. The Executive Speechwriter and Strategic Advisor, working closely with the Director of Enterprise and Executive Communications, will be a key strategist, creative thinker and writer for the President and CEO and the executive leadership team.

Key qualifications include:

  • Superb, tested writing skills and the ability to meet deadlines.
  • Knowledge, understanding and field experience related to agenda setting, legislative, economic and development processes.
  • Ability to creatively synthesize and research information from a wide range of sources to develop thoughtful and original ideas. Ability to find fresh ways of addressing existing ideas.
  • Significant experience providing strategic, advisory leadership and support to set priorities and to advance an agenda.
  • Strong capability to develop, nurture and maintain effective relationships at senior leadership levels within the organization and with other organizations.
  • Ability to listen and learn from diverse constituencies.
  • An undergraduate degree is required; an advanced degree is preferred.

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

8930 Washington or New York, DC or NY Manager
Howard University Department of Development and Alumni Relations Howard University

Howard University is in the midst of historic and unprecedented institutional and philanthropic growth. Bolstered by an active and energetic alumni base who are inspired by the heightened role and significance of Howard’s place in higher education, the University is significantly investing in and expanding its Advancement Department. Development Resources inc. (DRi) is proud to partner with Howard University to build-out their advancement team.

If you are an enthusiastic fundraising or communications professional looking to make an impact, now is the time to become part of the dynamic team at Howard University.

Newly created positions on the Howard University Advancement team include:

Development Resources, inc. is leading these searches for Howard University. 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 Director
Vice President of Programs and Engagement US Navy Memorial Foundation

As a Navy embassy, the US Navy Memorial Foundation (the Navy Memorial) tells the stories of the men and women of the sea services, represented by the iconic Lone Sailor, through thought-provoking programs, unforgettable events, and immersive exhibit experiences that are unique and easily accessible in our nation’s capital and beyond.

With a $5M+ annual budget, the Navy Memorial completes their mission with a Visitor Center, 230-person Arleigh Burke Theater, Navy Log, Ship’s Store, and office spaces located adjacent to the United States Navy Memorial Plaza. Over the past year, the Navy Memorial was forced to pivot its strategic plan in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and has made a lot of headway into providing digital services and online education efforts available to all those who seek them; despite facing challenges, 2020 turned out to be one of the most successful years in the organization’s history.

The US Navy Memorial Foundation seeks a Vice President of Programs and Engagement to provide leadership and vision to all organizational events, exhibits, and programs. An ambitious professional eager to partner with a passionate leadership team, the ideal candidate will have experience managing complex budgets and setting realistic programmatic revenue goals, while enthusiastically managing programs, projects, and events to successfully meet the needs of the organization as well as key constituents and supporters. Specific qualifications include:

  • 7-10 years of senior level experience in non-profit program management.
  • Experience leading in-person and online/virtual programs, marketing, and integrating programs and marketing in a not-for-profit environment.
  • Strong management skills with an ability to build, motivate, and lead a Navy Memorial team in a high performing and collegial environment and employee-owned culture.
  • Strong understanding of database management, CRM, online collaborative platforms, and technology tools.
  • Financial acumen in non-profit finance, with the ability to plan complex budgets and forecast future revenue and expenses.
  • A conversational knowledge of the Naval service.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience required.

Development Resources, inc. is leading this search for the US Navy Memorial 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].

432390 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
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.

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

PC(USA), A Corporation is the corporate entity of the General Assembly of 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 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
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