Director of Strategic Giving

  • Full Time
  • Vermont (statewide)
  • Between $81,600 and $102,000 (annually) USD / Year

Website Vermont Foodbank

The Vermont Foodbank seeks a self-motivated, energetic Director of Strategic Giving. This full time/salaried position reports to the Chief Philanthropy Officer. The position requires that candidate has personal transportation and is able to conduct travel state-wide to meet with donors and Vermont Foodbank staff. It is a full time, hybrid position based out of one of our 3 Vermont Foodbank offices (will be required to attend in-person meetings in Barre and Rutland as-needed).


The primary components of this position include leading a state-wide team in creating strategies for transformative fundraising, developing authentic relationships with donors, and growing philanthropic resources for VF. That team works to: sustain and increase the number of $2,500+ donors (individuals, corporate partners, government and private foundations); grow the size, frequency and impact of donations; and deepen donor engagement. The Director of Strategic Giving will maintain a portfolio of key donors and prospects as well as have equal focus on leading and resourcing a team and building and sustaining fundraising strategy. They will work with the team to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward supporters, fulfilling donor interest and facilitating the retention and upgrade of donors in their giving and engagement. Attached is the job description with additional details regarding this particular position.


The selected candidate will join an energetic, empowered, collaborative team that derives joy from the work and is wholly dedicated to VF’s mission. The Vermont Foodbank’s work culture is progressive, forward thinking, and equity minded. Staff have the opportunity to fully develop their potential in a variety of ways: as organizational leaders, in shaping programs and advocacy efforts, and in working toward a future where everyone in Vermont has enough food every day.


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We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and seek to bring our values of diversity and inclusion to our hiring process. Beyond our commitment to non-discrimination, we encourage applications from candidates who can contribute to the diversity of our organization and who have lived experience of inequity.

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