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Director of Development Learning Policy Institute

The Learning Policy Institute (LPI) conducts and communicates high-quality research to improve education policy and practice. LPI seeks to advance evidence-based policies that support empowering and equitable learning for each and every child. Non-profit and non-partisan, LPI connects policymakers and stakeholders at all levels with the evidence, ideas, and actions needed to strengthen the education system.

This is a new moment for public education in the United States. Our world is being transformed by new technologies, shifting demographics, and the demands of a global economy. This requires new learning that prepares all children with the problem-solving, critical-thinking, communication, and collaboration skills to solve the complicated problems and meet the complex challenges of our fast-paced, quickly changing world.

The Learning Policy Institute on is seeking a Director of Development to help create and build relationships with the organization’s dedicated funding partners. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Development will leverage existing relationships while building a pipeline of potential donors. The Director of Development will work collaboratively with teammates across the organization’s 55 full-time staff, working directly with the Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer to maintain relationships with foundations already giving at the 7-figure level and ensuring those relationships are fostered and continue to flourish.

Specific requirements and responsibilities include:

  • At least 10 years of experience in non-profit development with proven revenue results.
  • Demonstrated ability to cultivate and steward long-term investor relationships that expand an investor base, increase revenue, and advance foundation goals.
  • Record of soliciting and securing and 6- and 7-figure gifts; experience soliciting both annual and multi-year gifts is useful.
  • Ability to communicate and establish a positive rapport with key C-level executives, experienced philanthropists, and charitable foundations.
  • Record of partnering with senior leaders and Board members to meet revenue targets and to deepen stakeholder engagement in an organization.
  • Experience and judgment necessary to make thoughtful decisions, seeking advice when needed, and ultimately taking ownership of those decisions.
  • Bachelor’s degree is required.

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

6610807 Palo Alto, CA Director
Executive Assistant to the CEO Development Resources, inc.

Development Resources inc. (DRi), a DC-based executive search and development consulting firm for non-profits, is growing and seeks additional team members to help us continue to deliver exceptional client services. We have a unique opportunity for an exceptionally organized Executive Assistant with outstanding interpersonal skills.

DRi’s Mission

Since 2001, DRhas provided services to help non-profits across the country and around the world to grow, thrive, and excel. We are founded on the belief that non-profits make the world a significantly better place, and the work they do every day is too important to forego the resources they need to fulfill their missions. We offer executive search, fundraising consulting, and strategic planning services to support a roster of non-profit clients that includes such renowned organizations as AARP, the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, and the Union of Concerned Scientists.

The Opportunity

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

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

Responsibilities

  • Represent the company with integrity and professionalism.
  • Coordinate all logistics for the CEO’s projects.
  • Plan, revise, and maintain the daily calendar for the CEO: includes accurately assessing scheduling priorities; scheduling and confirming all on- and off-site appointments; making relevant travel and parking arrangements; and producing and editing preparatory materials for client meetings, and preparing documents for all other meetings.
  • Monitor, organize, and ensure timely responses to the CEO’s incoming email.
  • Provide top-level customer service to all clients and prospective clients.
  • Manage the flow of documents between clients and the DRi team, directing high-priority information to individuals as needed and handle confidential information with impeccable sensitivity and discretion.
  • Keep records in DRi’s internal database up to date by uploading candidate information, meeting notes, and feedback on a daily basis. Adaptable to new technology requirements and ability to think strategically about digital organization in remote office setting.
  • Provide additional administrative support as needed.

Requirements

The Executive Assistant will excel at prioritizing, multitasking, and attention to detail. The person in this role must be exceptionally organized and methodical in completing projects and solving problems, but also flexible and able to pivot as needed; must communicate tactfully and articulately; and must be able both to take direction and anticipate needs. Beyond these core professional skills, the Assistant must also be able to thrive in a fast-paced culture: DRi is a fast-paced working environment, so the Assistant needs to be able to balance multiple projects at a time, be extremely self-motivated, and willing to contribute proactively to the team.

Qualifications

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

Work Environment and Benefits

DRi’s Arlington, VA headquarters offers a team-based environment in which staff members have a close working relationship with each other and with the firm’s CEO and COO. We hold an all-staff meeting every week, celebrate each other’s birthdays, and have been known to head out together to Star Wars premiers, lunches in Georgetown, and a colleague-hosted trivia night.

We are conveniently located across the street from the Rosslyn metro station in a building with a private parking garage.

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

760823 Washington, DC Assistant
Senior Director of Corporate and Foundation Giving Colorectal Cancer Alliance

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

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

The ideal Sr. Director of Corporate and Foundation Giving will be results-oriented and tirelessly committed to the mission of the Colorectal Cancer Alliance. The Alliance is particularly interested in broadening its support and sees a unique opportunity in the corporate space with non-industry partners. The successful candidate will have an appreciation of the “open ocean” that exists for new relationships and cross promotional opportunities. Foundations will also play a key role and candidates’ understanding of this industry, particularly the relationship component, will be critically important. The ideal candidate will combine the following skills:

  • Previous fundraising experience and a proven track record of corporate and foundation donor cultivation and acquisition.
  • Track record of successfully building a corporate and foundation donor pipeline and fostering engagement.
  • Experience developing strategies to diversify a donor base and increase annual revenue. Ability to secure gifts from both industry and non-industry corporate entities.
  • Ability to creatively identify shared interests and shape partnerships in a way that benefit both the interests of corporate and foundation investors and the organization.
  • Proven ability to fundraise for programmatic work, with a record of receiving 5- and 6-figure foundation gifts.
  • Record of successfully engaging leadership and Board members in the fundraising process.
  • Ability to manage and develop members of a small staff team.
  • Bachelor’s Degree is required.

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

805326 Washington, DC Senior Director
Director of Individual Giving Colorectal Cancer Alliance

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

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

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

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

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

805326 Washington, DC Director
Chief Communications Officer NAMI

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

19070263 Washington, DC Director
Chief of Finance and Operations Sasha Bruce Youthwork

Sasha Bruce Youthwork is one of the largest and most experienced providers of services to youth in Washington, DC. Through three key programs—Safe Homes, Life Skills, and Workforce & Education—Sasha Bruce helps young people find their way back to stable and supportive families or set out on a path to true independence and self-sufficiency; achieve and maintain physical and mental health; and explore opportunities in education and careers. Working primarily in DC Wards Five, Six, Seven, and Eight, Sasha Bruce provides services to 1,500 youth and 5,000 family members each year. The young people who come to Sasha Bruce leave it with transformed opportunities.

Sasha Bruce Youthwork seeks a Chief of Finance and Operations to ensure the effectiveness of the agency in support of all aspects of finance, accounting, and operations. The qualified individual will provide high-level financial analysis and reporting, oversee a staff of accountants and operations professionals, manage real estate and insurance, and provide technology solutions and support. Additionally, the successful candidate will enhance and refine financial policies, operational practices, and disciplines that support the important work and mission of Sasha Bruce.

The ideal Chief of Finance and Operations will have:

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in accounting, finance, or related field required.
  • Three years of accounting experience within the non-profit field, as well as three years of experience with a multi-location agency and related facilities/capital needs.
  • Flexible and elastic approach to problem solving while being able to maintain a strong leadership presence.
  • Experience maintaining the integrity of financial data in conformity with GAAP and other governmental requirements.
  • Ability to accurately and expeditiously provide grant reports, including analyzing whether the terms of the grant have been met.
  • Experience preparing audit reports (FS and A-133).
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business, or related discipline required. MBA or CPA preferred.

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

129719 Washington, DC C-suite
Chief Strategy and Operations Officer NAMI

Mental health organization seeks a leader to envision and develop innovative and strategic programs to foster growth (Arlington, VA)

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

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

NAMI is seeking a Chief Strategy and Operations Officer to lead the management and success of the strategic plan, bringing to NAMI potential new program partners. NAMI is seeking a candidate that has proven experience growing an organization and a demonstrated ability to both lead and build the capabilities of a driven, bright team. The candidate must share NAMI’s values of trust, respect, and transparency. The successful candidate will have extensive management experience and will be driven by the organization’s values and mission. The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Proven track record of exceeding goals and bottom line orientation.
  • Knowledge and ability to measure results for funders and other purposes.
  • Ability to anticipate future consequences, trends, and opportunities and incorporate them into organizational planning.
  • Ability to effectively build organization and staff capacity and capability, developing a top-notch workforce and the processes that ensure the organization runs smoothly.
  • Exceptional capacity for managing and leading people; a team builder who has experience in growing organizations.
  • Not afraid to exert leadership to bring about change and thoughtful about impact and preserving the positive culture of the organization.
  • Experience working on behalf of or with disenfranchised and disempowered individuals.
  • Undergraduate degree required, MBA or similar advanced degree or coursework desirable.

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

42738 Arlington, VA C-suite
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
Chief Executive Officer NetHope

Global non-profit seeks innovative CEO to help change the world through the power of technology

 

NetHope supports committed organizations to significantly increase their impact through the power of technology. This consortium of nearly 60 leading global non-profits unites with technology companies and funding partners to design, fund, implement, adapt, and scale innovative approaches to solve development, humanitarian, and conservation challenges.

Together, the NetHope community strives to transform the world, building a platform of hope for those who receive aid and those who deliver it. By leveraging their unique position as a trusted partner and platform of the world’s leading technology companies, NetHope is able to help its members to be more efficient and effective in driving their mission through the use of technology.

NetHope seeks a vibrant and innovative new Chief Executive Officer to build a movement and culture with staff, members, and the partners to grow NetHope’s influence to make tangible progress in effectivity through the use of technology. The CEO will grow the team in both competence and profile and develop a high-performance culture that fosters a trusting environment that encourages innovation and risk taking. Working in tandem with the Board of Directors, the Chief Executive Officer will drive an ambitious strategy while ensuring the financial success of the organization and engage with tech partners to focus their engagement toward the needs of members.

  • At least 10 years of senior experience in a non-profit or relevant business organization.
  • Record of developing and implementing successful strategic plans that attract and energize members and other stakeholders.
  • Experience building and leading high-performing multi-disciplinary teams, including legal, finance, human resources, development, and operations staff.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and demonstrated experience communicating and coordinating with tech partners, Boards of Directors, senior staff, and other likeminded organizations.
  • Strong public relations and networking experience across a wide range of stakeholders and cultures.
  • Organized and methodical approach to decision-making and change management; ability to balance continuity and growth.
  • Bachelor’s degree required.

For more information and to apply, please visit www.driconsulting.com/positions/. You may apply directly to [email protected].

130626 , C-suite
President & CEO Fredericksburg Regional Food Bank

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

 

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

 

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

805326 Washington, DC Vice President
Major Gift Officer League of Women Voters

Major Gift Officer to support the growth of the fundraising program for the League of Women Voters

As the League of Women Voters embarks on the centennial celebration of the 19th Amendment and its own 100th birthday, it seeks a Major Gift Officer to join the fundraising team and build out a major giving portfolio to increase revenue for the organization.

The League is redefining its mission for the 21st century with initiatives like People Powered Fair Maps, a national effort to take on partisan gerrymandering, and She is me, a cross-generational effort to engage a diverse range of women in voting rights movements.

As it pursues these expansions, the League’s development program will cultivate pipelines in various verticals to expand annual revenue to $15M by 2025.

The MGO will work with and support the Chief Development Officer (CDO) in creating, managing, and stewarding a portfolio of assigned and qualified donors. The MGO will report to the CDO and work with these donors to achieve higher levels of engagement to ensure that The League will continue to grow into the future, providing support for the programs and advocacy issues implemented by the organization.

The ideal MGO will be passionate about advocacy efforts that The League has provided in the last century and work to sustain and grow philanthropic support that will endure their programs. The MGO will be eager to grow a major giving portfolio and will be comfortable taking the lead to achieve fundraising goals. The MGO is expected to conduct frequent meetings with donors, ensuring that they are kept informed on how their gifts are making a difference.

 

Minimum qualifications include:

  • At least three years of successful individual major giving experience in non-profit development, including fundraising for an advocacy organization.
  • Knowledge of the principles of major donor pipeline management and successful track record of moving donors into higher giving brackets.
  • Experience developing tailored cultivation and stewardship plans that exhibit an exceptional understanding of others’ priorities, motivations, and interests.
  • Competency in prospect identification, cultivation, solicitation, and donor relations.
  • Record of successfully engaging leadership and Board members in the fundraising process.

 

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

 

 

28820 Washington, DC Officer