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moss+ross specializes in searches for CEOs/Executive Directors and development professionals for nonprofit organizations including community-based nonprofits, universities, and independent schools. We work with a client’s desired geographic scope – local to national – to find the best and the brightest in the field whether they are rising stars, veterans, local professionals, or searching from afar.
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Unlike firms from outside the region, we live with the outcomes of our work, and we know the success of the new executive is important to our community. We are in this business out of a respect for nonprofits. moss+ross reviews applicants, conducts telephone or preliminary interviews and prepares a summary analysis for client review. After the client determines finalists, moss+ross facilitates reference checks and interview sessions and discussions. Once a client selects a candidate, moss+ross can help develop a competitive offer, negotiate with the selected finalist, and plan press announcements.onprofits and want our local nonprofit sector to be the best it can be.
We Ensure Smooth Transition
We can craft a plan for a new executive’s seamless transition into your organization, tailored to the needs and goals of the organization as well as the strengths of the executive. Transition plans help with retention as well. If your organization requires interim staffing during a transition, moss+ross can provide full or part-time coverage to ensure important projects stay on track.
CHATHAM EDUCATION FOUNDATION, Executive Director
The Chatham Education Foundation (CEF) seeks a highly skilled part-time executive director (ED) to help fulfill our two part mission—to engage our diverse community as public school advocates and to raise funds and resources in support of innovation and educational excellence in Chatham County Schools (CCS). The successful candidate will lead a vital nonprofit that supports the traditional public schools in one of North Carolina’s fastest growing communities. Reporting directly to a dedicated Board of Directors, the ED will oversee daily operations, strategic planning, and the financial health of the Foundation. Candidates must have experience in developing and implementing a successful fundraising campaign.
NORTH CAROLINA MUSEUM OF ART, Chief Advancement Officer
The North Carolina Museum of Art Foundation, Inc. (NCMA Foundation) seeks a dynamic Chief Advancement Officer (CAO) to serve as lead fundraiser of the North Carolina Museum of Art’s (NCMA) advancement team and a trusted member of Director and CEO Valerie Hillings, Ph.D’s executive team, which includes the Museum’s Deputy Director and the Foundation’s Chief Financial Officer. The NCMA is a nationally renowned arts institution with a collection spanning over 5,000 years and two locations that offer exhibitions, performing arts and educational programs, and inviting, multi-acre parks. The new CAO will be a highly accomplished fundraiser who is an active and thoughtful listener, an experienced and persuasive communicator, and a relationship-builder with a passion for the arts. The new CAO will guide a major capital campaign, Reimagining the Possible, into its public phase, engaging donors of all levels and the broader community to realize the Museum’s strategic plan and vision and secure support for its future.
Additional Job Searches
moss+ross is not leading the following searches, but would like to share these opportunities with you on behalf of current or former clients.
DIAPER TRAIN, Executive Director
From Diaper Train: Diaper Train seeks a dynamic and passionate Executive Director (ED) to lead and oversee all aspects of this Raleigh-based non-profit diaper bank. Diaper Train has been serving families in Wake County since 2011 and has distributed over 6.4M diapers since its founding. With a mission to provide diapers, equipping Wake County families with a necessary tool to increase their mental and physical health and wellbeing, Diaper Train believes that a diaper CAN change a life.
FOUNDATION OF HOPE, Development and Administrative Associate
From FoH: The Foundation of Hope is seeking a full-time Development & Administrative Associate to contribute to the delivery of meaningful and impactful fundraising campaigns and exceptional events that foster strong community relations, increase revenue and donor loyalty, and introduce new supporters to the Foundation of Hope’s mission. This person will be expected to demonstrate excellent relationship management and interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively with donors, volunteers, and staff in all fundraising event activities and includes two principal areas of responsibility: Campaign Coordination, and Development and Event Coordination.
HABITAT FOR HUMANITY OF WAKE COUNTY, Donor Relations Specialist
From Habitat Wake: The Donor Relations Specialist will carry out the Habitat mission by effectively overseeing the implementation of donor engagement through high-level customer service and stewardship. This position works closely with the VP of Resource Development on annual/monthly fund campaigns, moves management strategies, donor segmentation, and stewardship programs; also supporting donor and program data maintenance, prospect research, event coordination, faith relations, corporate partnerships, grants, and any other development-related duties.
INTER-FAITH COUNCIL FOR SOCIAL SERVICE, Development and Communications Director
From IFC: We believe in a community that meets everyone’s basic needs, including dignified and affordable housing, an
abundance of healthy food, and meaningful social connection. The Development and Communications Director supports the financial solvency of IFC, ensuring that the organization can pursue its mission with abundant resources. This position works in partnership with the Development and Communications Manager, President and CEO, Leadership Team, and Board of Directors.
MOUNTAIN AREA HEALTH EDUCATION CENTER, Director of Development
From MAHEC: Under the direction of the CEO, the DoD creates, executes and evaluates all philanthropy strategies with a donor-centered philosophy to ensure a diverse and sustainable revenue portfolio to support MAHEC’s mission. This role oversees and ensures implementation of an annual fundraising program, major gifts program, planned giving program, stewardship, donor database management, timely gift acknowledgments.
PASSAGE HOME, Veteran Services Case Manager
From PH: The Veteran’s Services Case Manager will provide and assist with holistic and comprehensive case management services with all clients including intake assessments, benefit assessment, goal setting, long-term case development, weekly education, advocacy and referrals both within the Passage Home services system and among mainstream and public service providers.
WOMEN’S WHITE COLLAR DEFENSE ASSOCIATION, Event Coordinator
From WWCDA: WWCDA promotes the common business and professional interests of women attorneys and other professionals who specialize in white collar and other defense and compliance work. We are searching for an experienced event planner to manage production-through-completion of seven annual WWCDA events, 2 major and 5 smaller events.
WOMEN’S WHITE COLLAR DEFENSE ASSOCIATION, Event Registration Manager
From WWCDA: WWCDA promotes the common business and professional interests of women attorneys and other professionals who specialize in white collar and other defense and compliance work. We are searching for an experienced registration manager to develop and run registration for two major marquee WWCDA in-person events — the Leadership Retreat & Annual Meeting, and
Awards Dinner Gala.