Strengthening Our 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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Senior Directors of Development (Plant Sciences and Food Animal Systems), NCSU CALS

North Carolina State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) is hiring two Senior Directors of Development to lead fundraising activities in plant sciences and food animal systems. The Senior Directors will play a critical role in the future success of this nationally-recognized program where cutting-edge research delivers real-world solutions to feeding a growing global population. The positions report directly to the Assistant Dean for CALS Advancement and are members of her management team. The 30-person Advancement team has a history of exceeding annual goals and is seeking your input and leadership in helping it complete its $400 million part of the university’s $1.6 billion “Think and Do the Extraordinary” comprehensive campaign. Both Senior Directors will be responsible for specific initiatives related to their divisions.
CALS is looking for fundraising leaders with a history of routinely closing 5-, 6- and 7-figure gifts combined with a head for strategy and planning that will take a great advancement effort to even greater heights. CALS Advancement has a family-oriented work culture with a small-school feel and big-school opportunities. An agricultural background is helpful but not critical. Being a successful, goal-oriented fundraiser is.
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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.

Marketing & Communications Coordinator, StepUp Ministry

The StepUp Marketing and Communications Coordinator will work closely with the Development Director, Executive Director, Board Members, Staff, and Volunteers to develop and coordinate effective strategies to enhance and expand current brand, message, communications, and help create and implement plans to raise new money for StepUp Ministry. Click here for more info.

Philanthropy Director, Conservation Trust for North Carolina

From CTNC: “Conservation Trust for North Carolina (CTNC), a statewide conservation organization based in Raleigh, seeks a highly motivated candidate who reports to the Executive Director and is responsible for raising $1.2M in operational funding while simultaneously improving existing procedures and processes within the Philanthropy area with a focus on growing major gifts and planned giving.  This is an opportunity to bring a diversity of professional fundraising skills together to build the foundation for improved philanthropy at CTNC.  The next Director will continue implementing recommendations from a development audit conducted 2 years ago towards providing a stable source of contributed revenue, with about 80% of that derived from individuals.” Click here for more info.

Assistant Director of Development, Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University

From CDS: “Reporting to the Development Director at the Center for Documentary Studies (CDS), the Assistant Director of Development will be responsible for the planning, coordination, and implementation of a comprehensive annual giving, engagement, and stewardship program. The Assistant Director will identify, cultivate, and solicit individual prospects and leadership donors through individual outreach and coordination with CDS staff, faculty, and volunteers. The Assistant Director will be responsible for the development and implementation of an engagement and stewardship program that will help to identify new donors or volunteers, retain supporters, cultivate increased giving, increase awareness of CDS and its programs, and provide constituents opportunities for engagement with CDS.” Click here for more info.

Executive Director, Judea Reform Congregation

From Judea Reform Congregation: “The leadership of Judea Reform Congregation views the appointment of its next Executive Director (ED) as an exciting opportunity for a visionary leader to advance the congregation at a turning point in its history; to innovate and contribute significantly to the success of this congregation; to strengthen and build community; and to ensure the important role of Reform Judaism in the lives of its members.” Click here for more info.


Completed Job Searches

Within the last few years, moss+ross has completed executive searches for: Alliance Medical Ministry, Beth El Synagogue, Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership, Communities In Schools – NC, Dress for Success Triangle NC, the Foundation of Hope, 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.