Vice President of Development

Employer: Center for Women & Families

Job Description

The Center for Women and Families is seeking a Vice President of Development  who can collaborate and guide projects, teams, and supporters while continuing to develop expertise in the craft of fund advancement and developing a strong donor base. You will be an innovative team member who’s both an externally-facing relationship manager as well as an internally-facing team leader. You’ll motivate, coach, and manage a team that supports all fundraising activities including acquisition, stewardship, data, and communications for donors as well as fundraising and cultivation events. You’re more than capable of cultivating beneficial relationships. You’ll work closely with CEOs, board members, philanthropists, influencers, and other diverse personalities. You thrive in a creative, inventive, and inclusive environment, with people who are passionate about their work and mission. You can coordinate efforts with many different departments – both internal and external – to get the job done right. You use sound judgment and intuitive analysis. And you know to follow up to make sure everyone’s on the same page. CORE VALUES: Compassion, Accountability & Responsibility, Respect & Dignity, Excellence in all we do QUALITIES: High-performing, Visionary, Dynamic, Critical and Creative thinker, Courageous, Self-motivated, Collaborative, Team-focused ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Work with the President/CEO to develop and implement relationship-specific strategies for individuals, corporations and private foundations, including cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of donors, to both deepen The Center’s relationships with its donors and broaden the base of support.
  • Assertively cultivate, solicit, and steward a portfolio of donors.
  • Lead Board of Director engagement in fund development efforts through Board Committees and individual relationships.
  • Oversee execution of large annual fundraiser and other strategic events.
  • Lead staff engagement in fund-development efforts.
  • Strategize with key staff and board members on creative ways to sustainably finance the organization.
  • Ensure department practices and values are in line with Trauma-Informed Care practices as appropriate.

Salary Range: $65,000 - $75,000

Job Requirements:

The successful candidate will meet the following requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent business experience
  • 5-7 years in non-profit leadership roles
  • Experience communicating about and with diverse populations
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and maintain a driving record that meets CWF automobile insurance requirements
  • Must pass criminal background and motor vehicle check (after receiving an offer of employment).

A candidate with experience in implementing large-scale fundraising campaigns and using Raiser's Edge and Luminate is preferred.

How to Apply:

Apply here.