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Senior Vice President, Development

The Senior Vice President of Development is a senior staff member who provides leadership and vision for the development function at Kosair Charities. The Senior Vice President of Development is charged with creating a highly dedicated and productive team that will increase Kosair Charities' ability to make a difference in kids' lives.

  • Create and implement a vision and plan for development opportunities at Kosair Charities
  • Partner with donors, businesses, and community leaders to enhance Kosair Charities' capacity to support Kosair Kids
  • Cultivate new donor relationships while maintaining existing ones through excellent stewardship
  • Manage a high-level portfolio of planned and major gift prospects and donors
  • Work closely with communications professionals to develop content that tells the Kosair Charities’ story
  • Oversee data-tracking programs and construct reports to convey strategies and needs
  • Stay up to date on giving development and trends
  • Partner with events team to drive donor engagement
  • Work with finance professionals to create and oversee development budget
  • Supervise development professionals and work in a collegial environment
  • Establish goals and accountability models to measure team and individual success
  • Serve as an ambassador for Kosair Charities in the community
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Demonstrated track record of development experience
  • Management experience preferred
  • Excellent personal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Ability to partner with all people
  • Solid organizational, time-management, and project-management skills
  • Strong ability to take initiative
  • Ability to foster and promote business and community partnerships
  • Public speaking skills and experience
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills with proven results in facilitating efficient, productive, and highly motivated teams
  • Proficient in complete suite of Microsoft Office software and Raiser’s Edge or similar CRM database
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions.
  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time
  • Regular and consistent use of keyboard and mouse is necessary
  • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds on occasion
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time on occasion
  • Ability to manipulate necessary office equipment, computer software, hardware and equipment
  • Available for night and weekend work hours to complete a task or professional commitment
How To Apply
Email a cover letter, resume, and at least two professional references to

Kosair Charities is an Equal Opportunity Employer, drug free workplace, and complies with ADA regulations as applicable.
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