Strategic development consulting for the nonprofit community

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 help our clients find the best and the brightest in the field whether they are rising stars or veterans, local professionals or searching from afar.

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Executive Director, Alliance Medical Ministry

Alliance Medical Ministry (AMM), established in 2003 to provide access to comprehensive primary medical care to working, uninsured adults in Wake County, NC, seeks a proven leader to build on the organization’s successful record of service. The organization’s medical and support staff of 22 professionals, augmented with volunteers, serves over 2,500 low-income adults annually with holistic, high-quality healthcare focusing on the body, mind and spirit while addressing barriers to good health. AMM is looking for a leader with integrity, nonprofit experience and a history of successfully implementing ambitious strategic plans. The next Executive Director must be an excellent manager who thrives in a creative and supportive team environment built on trust and transparency. AMM’s next leader will be a lead fundraiser working closely with the fundraising team in raising over 65% of AMM’s $1.6M budget. Experience in the medical/healthcare/insurance sector is a plus. AMM cannot meet its mission in isolation, and its next leader must be an experienced collaborator, an excellent communicator and dedicated to improving the lives of others through an ever-changing health delivery environment.  Click here for more info.


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.

Executive Director, Housing for New Hope

From Housing for New Hope: “Housing for New Hope’s next Executive Director will be taking the reins of a $2.5M organization with a dedicated staff and a Board of Directors committed to the mission and to maintaining HNH’s well-earned and respected standing in the community. As effective as HNH has been, it cannot do its work alone. We have worked hard to build a strong collaborative relationship with the other programs in Durham serving people who are homeless. The organization’s next leader must know how to lead and participate in the collaborative enterprise and recognize opportunities to work jointly with those in our community. This position is an incredible opportunity for a talented, caring leader with the drive, intelligence, skills and humility to keep the organization moving forward toward the goal of sustainable housing for all people in our community.” Click here for more info.

Director of Marketing and Development, Temple Beth Or

From Temple Beth Or: “The Director for Marketing and Development is responsible for developing and executing a strategic marketing and development plan for Temple Beth Or. This includes identifying, cultivating, and soliciting donors in coordination with membership efforts, as well as identifying and recruiting volunteers. Manages related communications across the various temple efforts and committees. Solicits gifts directly from temple members in coordination with temple leadership. Collaborates closely with others with temple committees to plan activities and programming related to marketing and development. Helps secure outside renters for space in the building when not otherwise in use.” Click here for more info.

Director of Development and Major Gifts, Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University

From Nasher: “The Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University promotes engagement with the visual arts for the Duke and Durham communities. The museum is dedicated to presenting innovative and accessible collections, exhibitions, publications and programs that stimulate intellectual discourse, enrich individual lives and generate new knowledge. Drawing on the resources of a leading research university, the museum serves as a laboratory for interdisciplinary approaches.”

The Director of Development and Major Gifts sets the strategy and manages the museum’s development activities, including individual, corporate, and foundation giving. Reporting to the Director of the Nasher Museum, they are a member of the museum’s senior management team and supervise and manage the work of the Assistant Director of Development and the Annual Fund and Membership Officer. Click here for more info.

VP of Marketing & Communications, Marbles Kids Museum

From Marbles: “Marbles Kids Museum and IMAX Theatre seeks an entrepreneurial, playful and results-oriented professional to lead our marketing and communications team. One of the fastest growing children’s museums in the country, Marbles considers our team members our greatest resource. We look for talented professionals with the energy and enthusiasm to engage our community in support of our mission and to inspire children of all ages to imagine, discover and learn through play.

It’s a pivotal time to join the organization, as Marbles embarks on growing our impact through expanded facilities and programs. As a key member of the executive and senior leadership teams, the Vice President of Marketing & Communications will work closely with the CEO and Board of Directors to serve our existing audience, grow awareness and support for our museum mission and theater programming and help develop a vision for our future.” Click here for more info.

Executive Director, Community Music School

From Community Music School: “The Community Music School (CMS) is seeking a dynamic and seasoned leader with an entrepreneurial spirit who is deeply passionate about music education for all children and will work closely with the Board to achieve the goals of its strategic plan. CMS is strategically poised for growth and is looking to strengthen its programs, expand its reach and impact, and build a stronger fundraising base. This will require a strong and visionary leader who is committed to our mission and has a background in music education; understands the challenges facing low income families; will be an effective ambassador for CMS in the community with grantors and other music programs; can engage volunteers and donors; and will maintain the quality of its programs.”  Click here for more info.



Completed Job Searches

Within the last few years, moss+ross has completed executive searches for Beth El Synagogue, Communities In Schools – NC, Dress for Success Triangle NC, the Foundation of Hope, The Green Chair Project, Inter-Faith Council for Social Service, Learning Together, North Carolina Bar Foundation, North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics, the UNC School of Law, the UNC School of Media and Journalism, UNC School of Social Work, and Urban Ministries of Durham.