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Senior Vice President of Development, Reading is Fundamental

Reading is Fundamental
District of Columbia, United States
$175,000.00 - $225,000.00
Closing date
Sep 20, 2023

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Reading is Fundamental (RIF) is a renowned non-profit organization committed to promoting literacy and fostering a love for reading among children and families across the United States. For over 50 years, RIF has been providing free books, literacy resources, and innovative programs to children from low-income communities, empowering them to become lifelong readers and learners. RIF’s mission is to ensure that every child has access to high-quality books and the opportunity to develop critical literacy skills, laying the foundation for a successful future.

RIF is seeking a dynamic and visionary Senior Vice President of Development to lead its fundraising efforts and drive the organization’s philanthropic growth. The Senior Vice President of Development will play a pivotal role in securing financial support, cultivating donor relationships, and strategizing comprehensive fundraising initiatives to sustain and expand RIF’s vital programs and impact.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Proven track record of at least 15 years in non-profit development experience including at least five years in a leadership capacity overseeing cross-channel integration.​
  • Experience running a successful capital campaign and/or serving as a key external relationship builder and solicitor for HNWIs and family foundations is preferred.
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities and experience managing and motivating teams to achieve fundraising goals.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and negotiation skills, with the ability to engage donors and stakeholders effectively.

DRiWaterstone is proud to lead this search on behalf of Reading is Fundamental.  For more information or to apply, please visit:

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