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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 and want our local nonprofit sector to be the best it can be.
We Manage The Process

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.

INTERACT, Chief Development Officer

InterAct Family Safety and Empowerment Center seeks a new Chief Development Officer to join our team of dedicated, passionate professionals and volunteers in our work to end the cycle of domestic and sexual violence in Wake County North Carolina. We save lives, rebuild lives, and secure safer futures for victims, survivors, and their families. The Chief Development Officer is the primary fundraiser for the organization and is responsible for leading a development team of two grant writers and a volunteer coordinator. In addition to these team members, a communications manager, grants and data manager, and a database volunteer work with the development team to provide a comprehensive approach.


Meals on Wheels of Wake County is currently in search of a new Executive Director to lead the organization into its next chapter of service to our vibrant community. This individual will report directly to the Board of Directors and will serve as the steward of our mission, overseeing all aspects of our operations. Central to this role is the steadfast advocacy for Meals on Wheels Wake County’s mission, ensuring its sustainability and prominence in our community. In addition to this critical responsibility, the Executive Director will spearhead fundraising efforts, securing the necessary resources to fulfill our essential purpose.


The New Hanover Community Endowment (NHCE) is committed to addressing health and social equity, education, community safety, and community development needs in New Hanover County. With a significant $1.3 billion fund, NHCE is in search of a visionary Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to lead its ambitious mission of making transformational changes that improve the lives of all people living in the community. The ideal candidate will be a proven leader capable of leading the Endowment through complex challenges in a visible, public environment. Reporting directly to the NHCE Board of Directors, the CEO will spearhead strategic initiatives in our grantmaking function, be responsible for the operations of the Endowment, manage a growing organization, and cultivate a powerful team of existing and additional future staff dedicated to transforming outcomes for the community.

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.


Posted 6/14/24

From JAENC: Junior Achievement of Eastern North Carolina (JAENC) is seeking a part-time Development Coordinator to join the small staff to support development and fundraising initiatives. This position will report to the President & CEO and is approximately 20-25 hours per week.

WHITE MEMORIAL PRESBYTERIAN CURCH, Finance and Development Assistant

Posted 6/13/24

From WMPC: The Finance and Development Assistant plays a crucial role in supporting the advancement and growth initiatives of White Memorial Presbyterian Church (WMPC) by providing administrative and operational support.

CAROLINA THEATRE, Chief Financial Officer

Posted 5/17/24

From CT: The historic Carolina Theatre of Durham is looking for a Chief Financial Officer to join our administrative staff. We strongly value a diversity of people and experiences and encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. Come join a developing team of individuals dedicated to the performing arts and the role the theater plays in the community.

CAROLINA THEATRE, Senior Director of Marketing

Posted 5/17/24

From CT: The historic nonprofit Carolina Theatre of Durham is seeking an experienced Senior Director of Marketing. We strongly value a diversity of people and experiences, and encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply.

Compass Center, Co-Executive Directors

Posted 5/31/24

From Compass Center: The Co-Executive Directors are responsible for the successful leadership and management of the organization according to the strategic direction set by the Board of Directors. The Co-Executive Directors will work collaboratively to manage the organization’s operations, programs, and strategic direction. The roles involve managing staff, ensuring quality service delivery, cultivating community partnerships, and advocating for survivors’ rights. With a focus on promoting a culture of empowerment and inclusivity, the Co-Executive Directors will contribute to creating a safe and supportive environment for both clients and staff.

DUKE FOREST, Assistant Director of Engagement

Posted 4/9/24

From Duke Forest: The Assistant Director of Engagement (AD-E) provides leadership on development and communications for the Office of the Duke Forest (ODF). To successfully do so, the AD-E: develops an understanding and appreciation of the mission, management, and strategy of the Duke Forest; embodies a warm and welcoming approach to engaging with and developing meaningful connections to donor and pipeline audiences; and collaborates with members of the Duke Forest team and colleagues, forming and maintaining trustworthy and productive relationships.



Posted 5/1/24

From Habit Orange: The Major Gifts Program Manager reports to the Vice President of Development and will serve as a vital member of the Development team. They will be responsible for ensuring that all fundraising and communications activities for major donors ($2,500 and up) are utilizing best practices in reaching ambitious fundraising goals and providing excellent stewardship for donors.

HILL LEARNING CENTER, Director of Philanthropy

Posted 4/7/24

From Hill Learning Center: Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Philanthropy provides visionary leadership and strategy, major gift and foundation fundraising capacity, and day-to-day operational oversight and execution of Hill Learning Center’s comprehensive fundraising program. This includes implementing best practices from the field to set the strategy for philanthropy at Hill Learning Center and aligning resources accordingly.


Posted 4/19/24

From MLS: The Controller supports the Museum’s Mission by providing accurate and timely financial information, ensuring compliance with state and federal laws as related to accounting, and providing accounting support as needed for a variety of special projects.