United Way Jobs

Chief Advancement Officer

locationRichmond, VA, USA
PublishedPublished: Published 1 week ago
Full time
More than 10 years of experience
Up to $150,000 per year

The primary objective of the Chief Advancement Officer is to increase revenue and donor engagement in a strategic manner that drives the mission of United Way of Greater Richmond & Petersburg. Reporting directly to the President & CEO, this position will lead the development and implementation of integrated fundraising, marketing, event, and volunteer strategies that ensure organizational capacity to deliver on the ambitious goals of our strategic plan. The Chief Advancement Officer ensures the effective execution and growth of the organization’s revenue generation through the engagement of donors and volunteers and the coordination of executive, volunteer and staff efforts related to revenue generation activities.

United Way of Greater Richmond & Petersburg maintains a positive, challenging and engaging environment for its employees. Working at United Way offers personal and professional growth opportunities and a chance to be part of a team that is creating lasting change in our community and leading a movement to engage every local citizen in that change. We empower individuals and drive systemic change to provide everyone with a clear path to success. We do this by mobilizing the entire community – individuals, nonprofits, government agencies, schools and businesses – to collectively tackle our region’s toughest challenges. United Way of Greater Richmond & Petersburg serves the region’s cities and rural areas alike, serving the cities of Richmond, Petersburg, Colonial Heights and Hopewell, as well as the counties of Charles City, Chesterfield, Dinwiddie, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, New Kent, Powhatan and Prince George.

Qualifications: Ideal candidate will have a minimum of 10 years’ relevant work experience leading a development and/or advancement department for a nonprofit or institution of similar complexity with multiple stakeholders; demonstrated record of securing five and six figure gifts; proven track record of collaboration and an unwavering commitment and accountability to leadership, the team, peers, and the organization; detailed-oriented with an ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize tasks in a matrixed organizational structure; high level of integrity with demonstrated ability to exercise tact and good judgement; demonstrated ability to work individually and in a team environment to meet goals in a timely manner; effective communicator; excellent oral and written communication; strong analytical skills, proficient with numbers; proficient with MS Office, Teams, CRM systems, and planning tools; culturally competent, effective when engaging and communicating with people from diverse backgrounds. Must hold valid driver’s license. Bachelor's degree required. CFRE preferred, but not required.

Salary: Hiring range up to $150,000 annually, depending on experience

Position open until filled. Please send cover letter, resume, and salary requirement to:

United Way of Greater Richmond & Petersburg
Human Resources
P.O. Box 11807
Richmond, VA 23230

Email: jobs@yourunitedway.org


Required degree level

  • Bachelor

Years of experience

  • More than 10 years of experience

Salary range

  • Up to $150,000 per year

Required languages

  • English