Jobs at VVMF

Who We Are:
VVMF is a nonprofit organization committed to honoring our nation’s veterans and educating this and future generations about the Vietnam War.  Our initiatives include pursuing a mission of preserving the legacy of “The Wall,” the national memorial in Washington, D.C., promoting healing and educating about the impact of the Vietnam War.  Our current goal is to create an Education Center at The Wall that will honor America’s Legacy of Service including those serving our nation today in the Armed Forces. 

VVMF is located in the Watergate Building in Washington, D.C. a short walk from the Foggy Bottom metro stop;  2600 Virginia Avenue, Washington, D.C.

With over three decades of success in our mission, our goal is to strive to be an Employer of Choice. As such, we offer a competitive salary and benefits package, collaborative team environment and many opportunities for personal growth and professional development. Learn more about us at www.vvmf.org:  AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.


Current Openings (Posted:  August 8, 2014)

Database Manager 

General Overview:
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF) has an immediate opening for a full-time Database Manager to join the development team. The Database Manager works with the development department and across the organization to assist with database entry, analysis and reporting needs.  This position’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to, entering/integrating data, creating/processing advanced reports, auditing/managing donor data, creating database policy and conducting database training. 

Position Qualifications:
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree and at least two years of experience working with information systems (including experience generating data and reports for fundraising) and experience working with various departments to accomplish data integration and analysis; experience working with DMI a plus. Qualified candidate will have the ability to develop accurate analytical reports including new strategic ways of using a database to support fundraising goals; and possess excellent detail-oriented data entering and numeric editing skills.  Successful candidates will also possess exceptional written and verbal communication, listening and analytical skills; and be able to work collaboratively in a team environment. 

Apply Now:
Please submit the following application materials to: cbranciforte@vvmf.org:

•    Cover letter with salary requirements
•    Resume


Prospect Researcher

General Overview: 
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF) has an immediate opening for a full-time Prospect Researcher to join the development team. The Prospects Researcher assists the development department by conducting fundraising research for potential major gift prospects to financially support VVMF and its mission.  This position’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to, researching, evaluating and recommending potential prospects; analyzing, tracking and assessing potential donors and their financial data; and creating and coordinating prospects/donor memos, lists, reports, etc. 

Position Qualifications:
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree and at least two years of experience working with databases in fundraising research, including conducting and reporting fundraising donor/prospect research.  Qualified candidates will have excellent analytical, research and written and verbal communication skills; and the ability to develop accurate, strategic research and analytical reports and materials.  In addition, successful candidates will possess basic knowledge of fundraising practices and the ability to identify new research oriented ways to support fundraising efforts as well as help fundraisers strategize on moves management; and must be able to work collaboratively in a team environment.

Apply Now:
Please submit the following application materials to: cbranciforte@vvmf.org:

•    Cover letter with salary requirements
•    Resume


Major Gifts Officer

General Overview:
Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF) has an immediate opening for a full-time Major Gifts Officer to join the development team. The Major Gifts Officer works in collaboration with VVMF’s senior leadership and development team to cultivate, solicit and close major donor gifts (focused primarily on individuals and foundations) with a concentration on gifts of one million dollars and up, to support and achieve VVMF’s fundraising goals through the Education Center capital campaign.  This position's responsibilities include, but are not limited to, managing a portfolio of prospects, implementing a well managed moves management process, writing proposals and grants, and tracking donor prospects.

Position Qualifications:
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree and at least five years of experience working in a non-profit organization in major gifts fundraising, including demonstrated success in cultivating, closing and stewarding major gifts (preferably in a capital campaign).  Qualified candidate will be self-motivated and  have demonstrated success with using innovative and collaborative skills and approaches to development fundraising strategies and practices.  In addition, ideal candidate will able to work independently and collaboratively with a team; possess excellent interpersonal, presentation and (verbal and written) communication skills; as well as strong planning, organizational and leadership skills with the ability to prioritize tasks to achieve goals in a timely manner.

Apply Now:
Please submit the following application materials to: cbranciforte@vvmf.org:

•    Cover letter with salary requirements
•    Resume