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  • Full Time
  • St. Louis City
  • Applications have closed
  • Salary: $130,000 Annually
  • Organization Type: Human/Social Services

Ronald McDonald House Charities of St. Louis


The mission of Ronald McDonald House Charities of St. Louis is to provide comfort, care and a home-away-from-home for families of seriously ill children. Our objective is to enable families to practice family-centered care by providing them with all of the basic comforts of home.

Ronald McDonald House Charities of St. Louis has a full time Vice President, Development position open. This position is part of a mission-focused team of professionals providing compassion and hospitality to families with seriously ill children.

This position is responsible for development, fundraising, data and communications strategies and operations of RMHC.  It also encompasses a strong focus on obtaining growth in Planned Giving and Major Gifts for Annual Giving and Capital Campaign.

This position is part of the senior management team that drives the overall strategy for the organization, program leadership and management, and knowledge management.

Supervisory Responsibilities: This position directly supervises staff positions: Data Manager, Development Manager, Marketing and Communications Manager, and Project Manager.

Basic qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in all aspects of development, fundraising and communications in the not-for-profit sector
  • Proven track record raising major gifts, including planning, cultivation and solicitation
  • Ability to maintain a comprehensive, integrated development and communications program
  • Ability to evaluate and analyze all development efforts and develop appropriate strategies to address challenges, expand successes and improve results
  • Knowledge of and experience with Fundraising and Planned Giving software
  • Strong management skills with a successful track record in attracting and retaining top talent and building a solid team
  • Skilled communicator
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritize workload
  • CFRE preferred


  • Innovation Management
  • Conflict Management
  • Leading
  • Managerial Approach
  • Savvy

Responsibilities include:

  • Directs the planning, organization and implementation of:
    • Annual Giving
    • Grants
    • Major Donors
    • Planned Giving
    • Events
  • Creates and implements major and planned gift programs to ensure on-going cultivation and solicitation activities.  Must annually maintain a Moves Management Portfolio of 75-100 “unknown” Cornerstone Society Members and prospective Cornerstone Society Members.
  • Oversees an annual communications plan to enhance organizational image, promote the mission and programs and encourage community support
  • Directs and oversees RMHC donor database integrity and analysis
  • Works collaboratively with any consultants for professional assessments, planned giving projects, feasibility studies and capital campaign
  • Program Leadership & Management
  • Knowledge Management
  • Manages assigned annual budgets
  • Works with assigned board members and committees

Physical Demands
Must be able to concentrate and remain focused while handling multiple tasks, responsibilities, and projects. Must be able to perform bending, twisting, stooping, reaching, and lifting of moderate to heavy weight material up to 25 lbs. Must be able to frequently climb stairs, including up to 5 flights, and frequently walk distances up to approximately 80 yards. Must be able to travel between RMH locations as needed.

Salary base starting at $130,000 annually
Comprehensive benefit package including medical, disability & 403b

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