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, Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership

The Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership is seeking an urban visionary leader with a proven history for bringing stakeholders together around a unified vision and ambitious plans for the future. The successful candidate will be a leader in taking the downtown to a new level of excitement and prosperity by bringing together the resources of the town, university and downtown community to maintain, enhance and promote downtown as Chapel Hill’s social, cultural, and spiritual center.  Chapel Hill is a recognized center for innovation and its downtown leader should reflect that spirit of innovation with new ideas for attracting people of all ages and backgrounds to downtown to eat, shop, recreate and celebrate. This is an excellent opportunity for a dynamic leader ready to make an impact. For the full job description and instructions on how to apply, please click here.

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.

Development Officer, UNC School of Social Work

Reporting to the Associate Dean for Advancement, the Development Officer is primarily responsible for the identification, qualification and solicitation of annual giving and major gift prospects. This position is essential to ongoing donor pipeline expansion for the UNC School of Social Work. Click here for more info.

Director of Development, Durham Tech Foundation

The Durham Tech Foundation’s vision is to inspire the community to invest in Durham Tech as the smart choice for our local, regional, and global partners. The mission is to advance Durham Tech’s people, programs, and aspirations through bold strategic partnerships, resource development, zealous advocacy, and wise stewardship.

The Director of Development will help meet campaign, annual, and endowment fundraising goals as set by the Foundation Executive Director and Foundation Board by soliciting gifts through in-person cultivation and solicitation, targeted events, written proposals, and appropriate stewardship of donors. Click here for more info.

Volunteer Services Coordinator, Urban Ministries of Wake County

From Urban Ministries: “We engage our community to serve and advocate on behalf of those affected by poverty by providing food and nutrition, promoting health and wellness, and by laying the foundations of home.

The Volunteer Services department is responsible for recruiting and retaining the corps of volunteers that is vital to the operations of Urban Ministries of Wake County. This individual will collaborate with the Manager of Volunteer Services with database management, volunteer on-boarding, volunteer scheduling and special projects.” Click here for more info.

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

The Nasher Museum 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.

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.




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.