Are you passionate about politics, but discouraged by polarization that is tearing our country apart? Are you a development professional who would be energized by the chance to bring donors from parties together behind a trusted source of fact-based political information?
The Virginia Public Access Project, a fiercely nonpartisan group dedicated to political transparency, is looking for a development director to help us grow our resources and audience.
The Virginia Public Access Project
Since 1997, VPAP has connected Virginians to political data in easily understood ways. Our website and data visualizations provide insights into campaign donations, the legislative process, election results and more. We also produce VaNews, a free daily aggregation service with 12,000 subscribers. Our annual operating budget is $1 million a year.
VPAP’s nonpartisan approach has won the trust and support of legislators, business leaders and individuals from across the political spectrum.
About the Position:
The Development Director is a full-time, on-site position that reports to the Executive Director.
Become responsible for managing and building relationships with existing major gift prospects, as well as identifying and cultivating new prospects. Your results will be tangible, highly visible and receive great recognition. Interact with people who make a difference in our state. An ability to empathize with donors from both political parties and clearly communicate our organization’s nonpartisan mission is key. You must have a passion for VPAP’s nonpartisan mission of greater political transparency. You’ll be expected to energize team members, persuade prospects and persevere to the end.
As our development director, you get to
Salary and Benefits:
Salary is commensurate with experience. Benefits include 100% company payment of employee’s health and dental insurance, defined-contribution retirement plan with 4% company match, three weeks’ vacation and company-provided parking space in downtown Richmond.
Prospective team members should send a cover letter, resume, and salary expectations to firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline: May 31.
May 8, 2019
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