ACTIVE JOB SEARCHES

moss+ross specializes in CEO/Executive Director and development professional searches for Triangle-based 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 and want our local nonprofit sector to be the best it can be.

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.

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. 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.

NORTH CAROLINA AQUARIUM SOCIETY
President & CEO

The North Carolina Aquarium Society is seeking an experienced and passionate leader for the role of President/CEO. The Society is a 501c3 nonprofit that has been joined with the NC Aquariums and the State of North Carolina in a public/private partnership for several decades. Formed in 1986 and based in Raleigh, the Society supports the mission of the Aquariums and their work in conservation, education and research through advocacy, philanthropic engagement and enhanced guest experiences. The Society leads fundraising efforts for capital projects and conservation programs, operates gift shops at the Aquarium and Pier locations, manages membership programs, and advocates for support from government and private sources. The President provides leadership and direction for Society staff, oversees the organization’s administration, programs and strategic planning, and provides support and direction for retail operations, fundraising, marketing, and outreach.  Click here for the full job description.

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.

DURHAM PUBLIC SCHOOLS FOUNDATION, Chief of Philanthropic Partnerships 

From DPSF: To continue growing our impact in supporting and strengthening Durham Public Schools, DPSF has created a new role for a Chief of Philanthropic Partnerships (CPP) to oversee the organization’s strategic efforts to grow revenue, plan for sustainable organizational growth and deepen meaningful engagement with our donors, especially corporate donors, as key partners in advancing our mission. The CPP’s leadership will be key to developing, driving, and executing philanthropic strategies and partnerships that propel DPSF’s impact.  Click here for the full job description and to apply.

Posted 11/2/22

FAMILIES MOVING FORWARD, Development Director 

From FMF: The Director of Development will be expected to create and implement a strategic and comprehensive approach to fundraising, which includes cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of individuals, businesses, foundations, congregations, and other organizations for funding and in-kind resources to support FMF’s mission and programs. The position supervises the Volunteer Engagement Coordinator and interns, also working closely with volunteers.  Click here for the full job description and to apply.

Posted 10/3/22

THE GREEN CHAIR PROJECT, Chief Operating Officer

From Green Chair: The Green Chair Project is in search of a COO to provide leadership to carry its strategic vision throughout the organization. This role will oversee some of Green Chair’s most critical teams that execute and support our mission each day – specifically related to Green Chair’s Financial operations, Programs and Logistics & facility operations.   Click here for the full job description and to apply.

Posted 10/28/22

MUSIC MAKER FOUNDATION, Advancement Director

From MMF: If you have a passion for American roots music, fundraising and an entrepreneurial spirit, come roll up your sleeves with our energetic team of music lovers. The Advancement Director is a senior manager who will design and implement an Advancement Plan for the Music Maker Foundation’s long-term growth. He/she will be responsible for securing funding for both project-specific program initiatives and general operating support primarily from individual donors and foundations. The ideal candidate has an entrepreneurial spirit and is comfortable moving between different projects throughout the day. Click here for the full job description.

Posted 10/24/22

NC ARTS IN ACTION, Director of Development

From NCAIA: NCAIA has an immediate need for a Development Director to conduct a specialized and ongoing development program for the organization. The job requires a collaborative temperament and personality to work with staff, partners and volunteers who assist with fundraising. This is a full-time position reporting to the Executive Director. This position would best fit a self-starting, organized and deadline-oriented professional with the ability to work both in the office as well as remotely. Click here for the full job description.

Posted 11/21/22

UNC HEALTH FOUNDATION, Director of Development, Neurosciences

From UNC: The Director of Development, Neurosciences position focuses on the identification, cultivation, and solicitation of major gifts and principal gifts to advance the mission of UNC Health and the School of Medicine. Neurosciences is among the top strategic priorities for the UNC Health Foundation and this position is responsible for the overall coordination of fundraising for the Neurosciences area. This position requires a strong skill set dedicated to identifying, qualifying, cultivating, and stewarding prospects and donors at major gift ($100K+) levels.  Click here for the full job description and to apply.

Posted 12/1/22

UNC HEALTH FOUNDATION, Director of Development, Cardiology

From UNC: The Director of Development, Cardiology position focuses on the identification, cultivation and solicitation of major and principal gifts to advance the mission of UNC Health and the School of Medicine. Cardiovascular health is among the top strategic priorities for the UNC Health Foundation and this position is responsible for the overall coordination of fundraising for the cardiovascular area; it requires a strong skill set dedicated to identifying, qualifying, cultivating, and stewarding prospects and donors at major gift ($100K+).  Click here for the full job description and to apply.

Posted 12/1/22

UNC HEALTH FOUNDATION, Assistant Director of Development for Medical Education and Alumni Development 

From UNC: This key member of the UNC Health Foundation will work to expand the successful Medical Education fundraising program. This position will be dedicated to advancing the education mission of the UNC School of Medicine by identifying, soliciting, and cultivating medical alumni leadership annual gifts of $1K-$99K for Medical Education, executing a fully integrated annual giving strategy, and qualifying major gift prospects for UNC Health.  Click here for the full job description and to apply.

Posted 9/28/22

UNC UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES, Director of Annual Giving

From UNC: The University Libraries seeks a creative Director of Annual Giving to join the successful and dynamic Office of Library Development, which is responsible for establishing the strategic direction and tactical implementation of all activities in support of fundraising for the University Libraries. This includes major, principal, annual, planned, and institutional giving, as well as prospect and donor events, gift reporting, gift acknowledgement, stewardship, donor relations, and development communications.  Click here for the full job description and to apply.

Posted 11/9/22

WAKE ED PARTNERSHIP, Director of Marketing and Communications

From WakeEd: The Director of Marketing & Communications is a permanent, full-time position that leads and executes all WakeEd Partnership communications, including marketing materials, website, social media, and email. The director will develop marketing materials, digital and print, that consistently articulates the organization’s mission, vision, and priorities, and will work closely with other staff members as the communications lead on a variety of strategic initiatives to help WakeEd reach its goals.  Click here for the full job description and to apply.

Posted 11/8/22