Jobs at VVMF


CURRENT OPENINGS (as of 12/15/2014)

Vice President of Development

General Overview:

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF) has an immediate opening for a full-time VP of Development to join the senior leadership team. The VP of Development works to establish and implement an overall fundraising strategy to achieve a multi-million dollar budget through solicitation of major gifts, special events, individual and planned giving, corporate and foundation support and direct marketing and direct response.  This position’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to, developing VVMF’s collaborative fundraising strategy; leading and guiding dynamic development and direct marketing and direct response teams; ensuring well managed moves management and portfolio evaluation and selection processes; and managing a portfolio of prospects. 

Position Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree and at least ten years of demonstrated success in fundraising; five years’ successfully leading and motivating a fundraising team; and three years of successful capital campaign fundraising.  Experience and knowledge with direct mail and email marketing, donor database management, online advertising, text-to-give, wealth screening and brand development, multichannel marketing concepts and promotions; working with foreign governments; and CFRE preferred.


Qualified candidate will have experience developing strategic fundraising plans and budgeting, working with corporate cause marking, and identifying, cultivating, closing and stewarding major gifts.  In addition, the ideal candidate will be self-motivated; have demonstrated success with using innovative and collaborative skills and approaches to development fundraising strategies, teams and practices; possess excellent interpersonal, presentation and (verbal and written) communication skills; as well as strong planning, organizational and leadership skills.

Who We Are:

VVMF is a nonprofit organization committed to honoring and preserving our nation’s legacy of service, and to educating all generations about impact of the Vietnam War.  Our initiatives include perusing a mission of preserving the legacy of “The Wall”, the national memorial in Washington, D.C., and leveraging a multitude of resources to expand the mission’s reach and impact.

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. VVMF is AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

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