Vice President of Development, 
Dallas, TX

Vice President of Development

National Non-Profit Organization

Dallas, TX 

Job Title:            Vice President, Development

Reports to:         Senior Vice President

FLSA Status:      Exempt


Job Overview:

Reporting to the Dallas Division Senior Vice President (SVP), the Vice President (VP) of Development is responsible for leading, managing, inspiring, and executing the Dallas Division fundraising campaigns He/she will also embrace and carry thru the concept of all staff encouraging and taking care of one another.


The VP will meet weekly with SVP and report out:

  • Individual campaigns status

  • Individual campaign pipeline management

  • Strategies for growth with current donors

  • Strategic input on larger, multi-year asks for prospects

  • Individual campaign leadership succession, volunteer utilization

  • Development staff successes and opportunities

  • Any HR items with development staff

The selected candidate will:


  • Work alongside SVP on key donor relationships, not only stewarding them, but also strategizing on how to deepen impact in time, talent, and treasure.

  • Work alongside SVP on mid to large company prospecting, sales process, and onboarding.  

  • Have the principal responsibility of securely positioning the Division for aggressive growth in unrestricted revenue on an increasing and sustainable basis thru building a dynamic development staff and volunteer leadership talent and capabilities.

  • Have a “Drive for Results” mentality that not only pushes themselves but others as well.

  • Have three (3) direct reports that manage a total of 20+ development and support staff.

  • Must quickly be able to learn existing donor relationships and partner with direct reports and development staff to deepen and grow in financial and volunteer impact.

  • Lead from a position of collaboration across campaigns, with the best interest of the donor as the top priority, encompassing a “One AHA” mentality.

  • Will aggressively work with three direct reports and development staff on new company growth and development, both in revenue and leadership engagement/recruitment.

  • Foster a professional work environment that promotes and values collaboration, trust, teamwork, empowerment, professionalism, and diversity where communication is open, staff celebrates each other’s successes, and conflicts are identified and quickly resolved.

  • Work with SVP and direct reports to maintain a minimum of three (3) years of “transformational” Chairs for each campaign and its events, therefore growing the divisions revenue and volunteer engagement.

  • Work with direct reports and MarCom Event staff to ensure direct and indirect campaign expenses are within approved budget.


Minimum requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Minimum of 5 years leadership experience of 20+ staff members in a comparable non-profit or sales organization

  • Minimum of 5 years in building effective teams of staff and volunteers

  • Demonstrated track record of setting, achieving, and exceeding aggressive goals on a sustainable basis

  • Demonstrated track record of influencing others to action thru communicating a shared vision

  • Ability to establish and execute strategic plans in a highly dynamic, fast paced environment

  • Ability to communicate vision to a team

  • Demonstrated skills in written and oral communication, including large and small group presentations, group facilitation, and writing clear, concise reports and evaluation.


The client provides a competitive benefit package to employees.

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