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CURRENT OPENINGS

The Vice President of Philanthropy will be responsible for generating the revenue needed to meet the ambitious fundraising targets of SOS USA, including taking lead on branding, communications, and marketing as well as mid-level and major-gift fundraising, volunteer-led events, and planned giving. They will be a member of the Senior Leadership Team reporting directly to the CEO and advising on organizational strategy and direction to ensure that philanthropic objectives are considered throughout. Critical to the success of SOS USA, they will be responsible for setting the direction of fundraising to build a strong foundation for lasting fundraising success. This is truly an amazing opportunity for someone to play a vital role supporting the lives of vulnerable children and youth around the globe.

 

The ideal candidate will thrive in a high-energy, hands-on, fast-paced, and entrepreneurial organization as part of a collaborative, cross-matrixed, and committed team. They will have a positive, can-do attitude; practice innovative thinking; and be flexible and team oriented. They will further possess a high degree of initiative, take calculated risks, measure performance, and demonstrate an overall drive to build lasting fundraising success for the organization.

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The Grants and Program Manager will play a key role in bringing new visibility and financial resources to SOS USA, in line with the strategic plan. SOS USA’s current donor base consists of monthly child/village sponsors, individual donors, corporations, and major donors. Over the next 18 months, the Grants and Program Manager – a new position – will help lead the formal launch of a game-changing revenue stream.

 

The Grants and Program Manager will identify, pursue, build, and manage strategic relationships with premier private foundations. This position will ultimately secure and directly manage investments from large, private foundations and will also support the development of new grants, partnerships, and learning opportunities in accordance with SOS’s strategy. The Grants and Program Manager will craft high-quality, compelling, and successful letters of inquiry, proposals, and reports, incorporating existing language and data as well as constructing new framing and positioning to build cohesive narratives for prospective foundation, corporate, and government revenue opportunities that are in alignment with SOS priorities and strategic goals.

 

The Grants and Program Manager will build new internal framing documents as well as external-facing concept notes and proposals that demonstrate SOS’s impact and will assist with additional copywriting, editing, and development of donor stewardship materials as necessary. This position will establish good working relationships with program staff to ensure clear and timely communication for grant proposal development and reporting requirements.

 

The ideal candidate will thrive in a high-energy, hands-on, fast-paced, and entrepreneurial organization as part of a collaborative and cross-matrixed team. The ideal candidate is adaptable, takes a solution-oriented approach to getting the job done, and practices innovative design thinking to push the envelope in developing winning proposals. The ideal candidate will also possess a high degree of initiative, take calculated risks, measure performance, and demonstrate an overall drive to build lasting fundraising success for the organization.

 

The Grants and Program Manager will develop and implement a plan for growth that includes the identification and engagement of new foundation and corporate leads for SOS Children’s Villages USA; the strategic management of these foundation relationships; the writing of compelling 7-figure proposals reflecting forward-thinking programs and initiatives; management of a reporting and stewardship calendar for the portfolio; and close coordination with colleagues from across the global organization – all done with a focus on the overarching goal of increasing robust foundation revenue growth for SOS USA. This position will report to the Vice President of Corporate & Foundation Relations and will also work closely with the CEO. This position is located in Washington, DC, and will require occasional travel.

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SOS USA is seeking an enthusiastic Marketing Associate to develop and manage our marketing strategy and plan, with the goal of sharing our story and driving brand awareness of SOS Children's Villages. This role is pivotal for developing across-the-funnel engagement, converting awareness to engagement and contribution.

 

This role presents an outstanding opportunity for the right marketer. You will have an opportunity to touch everything from content creation to marketing planning and partnership development. You will gain experience working in the media and social landscapes, The Marketing Associate will play a key role in bringing new visibility to SOS USA. SOS USA's current donor base consists of monthly child/village sponsors, individual donors, corporations, and major donors. Helping to identify the right targets and how to best reach them through marketing, social engagement and media will be critical for this role.

 

The ideal candidate will thrive in a high-energy, hands-on, fast-paced and entrepreneurial organization as part of a collaborative and cross-matrixed team. S/he is adaptable, takes a solution-oriented approach to getting the job done, and practices innovative thinking to push the envelope to increase awareness, establish credibility and create access. The ideal candidate will also possess a high degree of initiative and demonstrate an overall drive to build lasting brand presence, marketing strategy and media success for the organization.

 

The position is based in Washington, DC. The Marketing Associate will report to the CEO and will work in a team environment on all aspects of communications.

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SOS USA is seeking an executive administrative who will be the support and primary point of contact for internal and external stakeholders on a wide variety of matters pertaining to the organization and serves as primary executive support to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). The position also works closely with the HR consultant to organize and coordinate all administrative aspects of day-to-day activities and related support for the CEO and other senior team members. The individual is the liaison between the Board of Directors and donors in support of organizational goals. This position reports to the CEO.
 
A successful candidate will have professional experience that demonstrates professionalism, strong organizational skills, an ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly and with exceptional attention to detail. Must have experience handling confidential information with discretion, dealing with various competing demands with poise, and demonstrating the highest level of support and response. Work experience as an executive assistant in a fast-paced environment is strongly preferred.

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SOS Children's Villages-USA is a nonprofit organization based in Washington, DC that raises funds for SOS Children's Villages International. These funds go to over 570 SOS villages in 136 countries around the world to provide permanent, loving homes for orphaned or abandoned children. Each home is part of a village, and each child has a loving mother -- often for the first time in his or her life. Beyond creating and sustaining villages, SOS also supports emergency relief, schools, social programs and medical facilities worldwide.


The Digital Marketing team manages the social media feeds, website content, PSA production, email campaigns and other digital communications for SOS Children's Villages USA. The team focuses on creating new and exciting content to inform and fundraise to support SOS international programs.

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SOS Children's Villages-USA is a nonprofit organization based in Washington, DC that raises funds for SOS Children's Villages International. These funds go to over 570 SOS villages in 136 countries around the world to provide permanent, loving homes for orphaned or abandoned children. Each home is part of a village, and each child has a loving mother -- often for the first time in his or her life. Beyond creating and sustaining villages, SOS also supports emergency relief, schools, social programs and medical facilities worldwide.

The Corporate & Foundation Partnerships team work with corporations and foundations to build awareness of and raise funds for the SOS Children's Villages global mission.

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WORKING WITH US

SOS Children’s Villages builds loving, stable families for orphaned, abandoned and other vulnerable children in 136 countries, including the United States. In addition to providing family-based care for kids who would otherwise grow up alone, SOS supports struggling families so children can stay with their parents and helps at-risk teens navigate the road to adulthood. Through family strengthening programs, long-term care for children, education and job skills training, and emergency relief efforts, SOS provides life-changing support to millions of children and families worldwide each year.

 

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SOS Children’s Villages - USA, Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer. We consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, ancestry, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, marital status or any other status protected by applicable law. SOS Children’s Villages - USA, Inc. strives to maintain a recruitment process that is open and competitive for all interested candidates. 

   

 

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