Vice President, Development
Elmsford, NY (Open to Hybrid Employment)
Feeding Westchester is at an exciting moment in its history.
During the pandemic, the organization doubled the scale of its
impact and mission. Looking forward, the organization has created
three-year Strategic Plan to further enhance and expand the
organization’s impactful work while collaborating with community
partners to affect transformational change.
Feeding Westchester seeks a mission-driven, energetic, and
accomplished Vice President, Development (Vice President). As a key
member of the senior leadership team, the Vice President will
design and execute a fundraising plan, represent Feeding
Westchester in the community, and lead a dynamic fundraising team
to achieve aggressive fundraising goals in an environment where the
prospective donor constituency is not immediately obvious.
The Vice President will lead a comprehensive development office
with inspired mentorship, empathy, and relatability. S/he will have
a proven track record of providing strategic direction for a
comprehensive office, including principal and major gifts,
corporate and foundation giving, planned giving, development
operations, and special events, resulting in marked improvement in
execution and significant revenue growth.
The successful candidate will create best practices for the
identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of major
gifts, foundation, and corporate prospects and donors. The Vice
President will carry a portfolio of prospects and donors and have a
proven track record of closing significant and transformational
The candidate will serve as the public face and ambassador of
Feeding Westchester to the philanthropic community. The successful
candidate will develop strong, compelling cases for support. S/he
will strategically engage the President & CEO and Board of
Directors in public outreach and fundraising activities, providing
meaningful engagement opportunities and effective support.
The Vice President will report to the President & CEO, serve
on Feeding Westchester’s Senior Leadership Team, and lead a team of
five direct reports with oversight of a team of 16.
Feeding Westchester has retained Freeman Philanthropic Services, LLC
to facilitate this executive recruitment. Please send confidential
inquiries and applications directly to Freeman Philanthropic
Services, LLC via e-mail at FW-VPD@glfreeman.com.