Senior Vice President, Development

  • Full Time
  • Columbus, OH
  • Salary Range: Minimum starting salary: $145,000

Website Mid-Ohio Food Collective

About the Mid-Ohio Food Collective 
One in six Ohioans, including one in four children, is at risk of going hungry. Within Franklin County alone, our hungry neighbors miss roughly 69 million meals each year—or an average of three meals per week. Simply put, thousands of our neighbors go an entire day without eating each week.

Since 1980, feeding hungry neighbors has been at the core of the Mid-Ohio Food Collective’s mission. Over the decades, the organization has pushed traditional food banking forward—learning, growing, and innovating to better meet neighbors’ needs. Today, MOFC is among the nation’s leading hunger-relief organizations, with five key programs that together demonstrate pioneering, resourceful strategies to feed families and address larger social challenges.

The Opportunity
The Mid-Ohio Food Collective seeks an experienced, strategic development leader to oversee the organization’s continued fundraising growth and success. Supervising a team of 19 fundraising professionals, the SVP of Development will be a key member of the organization’s Executive Leadership Team, a thought partner to a visionary CEO, and liaison to the organization’s Development Committee. Together with these partners, the incoming SVP of Development will build and implement a strategy to raise $23 million in FY2023 in support of MOFC’s critical mission.

The incoming SVP of Development will assume leadership at a critical moment in our country relative to hunger and health. They will build on the momentum of MOFC’s recent, highly successful fundraising campaign, Rooted in You. They will partner with a well-respected leadership team and a board deeply committed to the organization’s mission. With these converging factors in place, the incoming leader will be well-positioned to create and implement a strategic development plan that will inspire donors to deepen their commitment to ending hunger in our community.

Key Position Functions
The incoming SVP of Development will work in partnership with MOFC leadership to oversee fund-development tactics that will support the operations, growth, and long-term sustainability of the organization. They will also lead the development team, providing day-to-day management, in addition to building and maintaining relationships with high-capacity prospects. Specific activities include:

  • Fundraising Strategy
  • Leadership and Management
  • Donor Engagement and Stewardship
  • Development Operations
  • Collaboration
  • Board Relations

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Must have valid Driver’s License
  • Demonstrated record of significant achievement in fundraising, and specifically with major and planned giving
  • At least seven years of experience leading a fundraising department within a nonprofit organization
  • Demonstrated experience participating in outcomes-driven DEI initiatives

Desired Qualifications:

  • CFRE (strongly preferred)
  • Graduate degree in related field
  • Successful experience at a like-sized organization and knowledge of fundraising in the social services sector
  • Demonstrated and successful comprehensive and capital campaign experience

MOFC is pleased to offer a competitive compensation and benefits package for all employees. Minimum starting salary for the position of Senior Vice President of Development position is $145,000.

Application Process

Benefactor Group is pleased to be assisting Mid-Ohio Food Collective with this executive search. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. All applications are considered highly confidential. To be considered for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to:

Benefactor Group Recruitment Team

[email protected]

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