Reading is Fundamental (RIF) is a renowned non-profit organization committed to promoting literacy and fostering a love for reading among children and families across the United States. For over 50 years, RIF has been providing free books, literacy resources, and innovative programs to children from low-income communities, empowering them to become lifelong readers and learners. RIF’s mission is to ensure that every child has access to high-quality books and the opportunity to develop critical literacy skills, laying the foundation for a successful future.
RIF is seeking a dynamic and visionary Senior Vice President of Development to lead its fundraising efforts and drive the organization’s philanthropic growth. The Senior Vice President of Development will play a pivotal role in securing financial support, cultivating donor relationships, and strategizing comprehensive fundraising initiatives to sustain and expand RIF’s vital programs and impact.
- Proven track record of at least 15 years in non-profit development experience including at least five years in a leadership capacity overseeing cross-channel integration.
- Experience running a successful capital campaign and/or serving as a key external relationship builder and solicitor for HNWIs and family foundations is preferred.
- Demonstrated leadership abilities and experience managing and motivating teams to achieve fundraising goals.
- Excellent interpersonal, communication, and negotiation skills, with the ability to engage donors and stakeholders effectively.
DRiWaterstone is proud to lead this search on behalf of Reading is Fundamental.