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Regional Vice President, Development

USO Inc
Dallas, TX 75201
  • Job Code
    122960143

For more than 79 years, the USOa private, nonprofit organizationhas served the men and women of the U.S. military, and their families, throughout their time in uniform from the moment they join, through their deployments and as they transition back to their communities.

Today's USO continuously adapts to the needs of our men and women in uniform and their families, so they can focus on their very important mission. We operate USO centers at or near military installations across the United States and throughout the world, including in combat zones, and even un-staffed USO service sites in places too dangerous for anyone but combat troops to occupy.

The Regional Vice President, Development is responsible for successful implementation of fundraising strategies at the regional and field/grassroots level within the regional territory.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities (*Essential Duties)

  • In coordination with USO National Development staff and leadership, lead and support corporate, individual, foundation and planned giving and fundraising strategies for direct-report operations within the regional territory. Serve as primary development liaison between local centers and the National Development teams.*
  • Report to the Regional President and support fundraising concentrating on individual and family foundation gifts, regional corporate gifts and planned gift commitments at USO-sponsored programs and events within assigned region. Ensure financial, contractual and branding standards are met.*
  • Identify, solicit and steward local, regional and national partnerships.*
  • Cultivate and engage key volunteer leadership and USO staff within the assigned region in support of reaching established fundraising goals. Serve as a resource for providing and/or accessing expertise in support of fundraising programs.*
  • Lead and mentor junior Regional Development staff.*
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Specifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Business Administration or related field. Master's degree preferred.
  • 12+ years work experience in corporate, individual, foundation, and planned giving development role, including 6+ years in a supervisory capacity. Relevant experience in a non-profit, military, multicultural and/or global organization preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills. Ability to deliver compelling call-to-action cases to internal and external stakeholders at a variety of levels.
  • Solid knowledge of IRS guidelines for charitable contributions and Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Alliance Standards for Charity Accountability.
  • Ability to lead and mentor, and achieve desired results while working collaboratively in a matrix team environment.
  • Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills. Ability to effectively interact with USO Leadership, the general public and military audiences at a variety of levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment related to controversial and/or culturally sensitive subjects. Ability to handle confidential information with tact and poise.
  • Working knowledge of basic business and accounting functions including project management and budgeting.
  • Demonstrated initiative/self-motivation, with the ability to quickly and easily adapt to changing organizational needs.
  • Ability to manage a high volume of assignments with varying complexity and competing priorities in a fast-paced environment with integrity and professionalism
  • Proficiency using computers and electronics equipment. Working knowledge of various software, applications, and programs including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite and Raiser's Edge.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain proper credentials necessary to access USO Center locations and facilities including but not limited to security, credit and/or background screening, SOFA status, valid driver's license.
  • Must be a strong advocate of the USO's mission to lift the spirits of America's troops and their families.

Details:

  • This position is located in Dallas, TX. Preference will be given to local candidates within commuting distance to the location. Relocation assistance or remote working arrangements may be considered for highly qualified candidates.
  • Resume and cover letter are required for full consideration.

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Posted: 2020-08-26 Expires: 2020-09-26

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