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Vice President of Development
Single Stop USA
Single Stop USA is looking for an experienced professional to serve as the Vice President of Development. The Vice President will be responsible for the implementation of SSUSA's fundraising strategy to reach the capital campaign fund raising goals. He / She will be expected to directly manage staff responsible for researching and obtaining grants from foundations, corporations, individuals and government sources. The Vice President of Development will report directly to the CEO and COO & General Counsel.
The candidate must be able to work independently, as well as collaboratively in a supportive and direct manor. He / She will also have strong interpersonal skills, excellent written and oral communication skills, hands on management style, and the ability to address and solve problems as they occur. In addition, he/she will be diplomatic, of the highest integrity, and possess sound judgment.
Salary will be commensurate with experience
*Complete development work to secure matching funds for the White House Social Innovation Award. This work will include developing a case statement and pitch materials, and helping broker meetings for Single Stop with potential prospects. Regions of interest include New York City, Miami, Boston, New Orleans, San Francisco, and Detroit/Flint.
*Assist in the development of a system for regional fundraising in regions outlined above, including processes and prospects for local advisory board committees and system for managing them.
*Develop marketing materials focused on communications with donors and potential donors.
*Work with the development team on all development and communications projects.
*Work with the Director of Development in developing and managing relationships with high-engagement partners and donors.
*Write and review proposals and reports to major donors, including government grants, foundations, corporations and individuals.
*Manage an annual grant plan based on priorities with specified targets, timelines and roles/responsibilities, including research, development and submission.
*Assist with the creation of marketing collateral materials to support the branding of the organization.
*Identify, cultivate and secure annual appeals, support from government agencies, foundations, businesses, and individuals.
*Expand database of current and potential funders.
*Assist with the direction a variety of events related to fundraising, including cocktail parties, Receptions, and site visits.
*Assist with the implementation of a strategic communications plan to increase the organizations local and national visibility.
*Implement part of the capital campaign. Support work related to the management of content and messaging of the Single Stop website.
*Commitment to and passion for the mission and values of Single Stop USA and the challenge of helping SSUSA to grow and achieve maximum impact.
*Bachelor’s degree is required; an advance degree from a major college or university is preferred.
*Three to five years of fundraising experience in a non-profit sector. Ability to bring vision, imagination and demonstrated experience in identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of philanthropic prospects and donors.
*Excellent verbal communication, interpersonal and relationship-building skills to effectively work with a variety of people and personalities: proficient in writing grants and development materials.
*Must be extremely organized and detail oriented.
How TO APPLY:
Email resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with “Vice President of Development” in the subject line.
Single Stop USA is an equal opportunity employer.
For more information see www.singlestopusa.org
Single Stop USA is dedicated to helping low-income individuals and families in America achieve economic security. We do this by providing participants with an innovative package of cost-free, individualized support that incorporates screening for, and access to, critical government resources with all-important financial counseling, tax preparation, and legal assistance.
Single Stop was piloted in 2001 by the Robin Hood Foundation as a New York City-based antipoverty program. As such, the program was designed to work through trusted community-based organizations to help needy individuals and families access public resources set aside to help them build economic security. By 2006, Single Stop was serving more than 70,000 households annually at 59 community partnerships. As a result of this city-wide success, Single Stop USA was established in 2007 with a mandate to expand nationally. This process began in 2009 with the launch of the Community College Initiative. This program targets low-income community college students who struggle to complete the education they need to enter, or advance in, the workforce – a struggle that is primarily due to financial insecurity. To date, Single Stop’s work at eighteen community college campuses in seven states (CA, NM, NY, NJ, FL, LA, MA) is helping vulnerable students overcome obstacles to staying in school, thus increasing their ability to graduate with skills that translate into job/career/entrepreneurial readiness, higher earnings, and financial security.