Easterseals UCP North Carolina &Virginia seeks a strategic and energetic Vice President of Development to execute its comprehensive resource development program in NC and VA.
For 75 years, Easterseals UCP has been a driving force filling gaps and addressing the needs of children and adults with disabilities throughout North Carolina and Virginia. Working side-by-side with more than 20,000 individuals and their families, Easter Seals UCP provides a broad network of services and support to help persons with disabilities and their families achieve better days.
Reporting to the CEO, the Vice President of Development will manage a personal pipeline of individuals, foundations, and corporate donors to hit fundraising expectations while overseeing development operations to maximize and support the work of the development team. This position will manage and direct regional staff and ensure effective preparation and execution of successful special events.
The Vice President of Development will have the opportunity to advance a strategic plan that will sustain and expand Easterseals UCP’s capacity to help their neighbors in need achieve better days. Easterseals UCP is poised for growth following an internal reorganization, rebrand, and development of a clear vision for program expansion and community engagement.
This is an exciting opportunity to build a development team focused on increasing Easterseals UCP’s annual base of philanthropic support while also working in concert with the CEO, board members and key volunteers to drive leadership giving.
The Vice President of Development must be committed to the mission and values of Easterseals UCP and dedicated to stewarding relationships with internal and external constituencies that enable the successful, consistent delivery of the mission. In addition, he or she should possess key credentials, including:
A Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution.
5+ years of experience working across the spectrum of a comprehensive development strategy.
Results orientation with proven experience managing development office operations.
Experience increasing leadership giving ($1,000+) and building a major gift ($25,000) pipeline.
Excellent computer skills and database management experience with strong user knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, and Raiser’s Edge.
Excellent oral, written and presentation skills with a focus on details.
Ability to work evenings and weekends as necessary.
Possession of a current, unrestricted, state-appropriate driver’s license and current personal vehicle insurance.
Additional Salary Information: Based on experience
We want to be a lifelong partner to individuals and families managing disabilities and mental health challenges. We work side-by-side with people with developmental needs and their families, providing a broad network of specialized services. Whether providing early intervention and inclusive childcare, helping secure housing and transportation, ensuring proper healthcare access or assisting gettin...g and maintaining a job - we provide the support they need to achieve better days. However challenging the journey, Easterseals UCP is there every step of the way. Last year, we delivered over 9 million hours of help to 20,000 individuals and their families across North Carolina and Virginia.