VICE PRESIDENT FOR DEVELOPMENTCompany: The Richard Nixon Foundation (Yorba Linda, CA)
Date Posted: March 21, 2017
The Richard Nixon Foundation seeks a resourceful, collaborative, results-oriented fundraiser to serve as Vice President for Development. The Richard Nixon Foundation is a privately supported, nonprofit institution dedicated to educating the public about the life, legacy and times of the Thirty-Seventh President, Richard M. Nixon. The Foundation supports the exhibits and programs on the nine acre campus where The Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Birthplace resides. Visitors experience a three-dimensional walk-through memoir featuring 22 high-tech galleries, movie and interactive video theaters, the spectacular First Lady’s Garden, and more. The Presidential Library is home to more than 42 million pages of documentation and material from Richard Nixon’s life in politics, as well as a nationally recognized research center. More than 150,000 people visit the Library annually. For more information about The Richard Nixon Foundation, please visit www.nixonfoundation.org. For more information about the Nixon Presidential Library & Birthplace, please visit www.nixonlibrary.gov.
Reporting to the President & CEO, the Vice President for Development is responsible for planning, implementing, overseeing, and assessing the Foundation’s development strategies in support of its strategic vision and growth. As a key member of the leadership team, he/she will effectively represent the Foundation’s development interests to constituencies, both internal and external, and will work in close collaboration with the President & CEO and the Board of Directors to achieve philanthropic goals and build a case for support. In addition to establishing and maintaining a personal portfolio of current and prospective donors, the Vice President for Development will manage two Development Officers. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five to seven years of progressively responsible development experience. He/She must have a broad-based knowledge of all functions of development, including the use of databases, knowledge of membership and volunteer-driven organizations, and of major giving techniques. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated personal passion and commitment to the mission of the Richard Nixon Foundation and will be able to speak credibly about its work. An undergraduate degree is required.
The Richard Nixon Foundation has retained Morris & Berger to conduct the Vice President for Development search. To apply, please submit application, including resume and a letter of interest, in confidence to Morris & Berger through their website: http://www.morrisberger.com/currentsearches/nixonfoundation.