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.

Please send and salary requirements to: cbranciforte@vvmf.org

 

Communications Intern

General Overview:

Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund (VVMF) has an immediate opening for a part-time Communications Intern. This internship provides an introduction into the world of communications and PR. The intern will help bring VVMF programs and ceremonies into online presence via blogs and communications collateral. He or she will interact with veterans to gather stories, research content for social media marketing efforts, and compile media lists for effective monitoring. This is a paid internship for the months of January/February – May/June for 15-20 hours/week.

Position Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will have relevant coursework in communications, marketing, or public relations. He or she will also be a creative problem solver, and have an optimistic attitude. The candidate will display a strong interest in sharing veterans’ issues and VVMF’s mission to an ever-growing audience, online and in the field.

Qualified candidate will have at least 1 year of coursework or experience in communications or PR and have experience working in an office environment. The candidate should be familiar with social media, especially Facebook and Twitter, possess strong interpersonal skills, and have the ability to write succinctly. He or she will have a keen attention to detail; and have the ability to maintain accurate, accessible records of progress and work completed.

 

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 collaborative team environment and many opportunities for personal growth and professional development. VVMF is AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

Please send resume to: smangin@vvmf.org