Colorado Nonprofit Association

VP of Development

VP of Development

Job Title: VP of Development

Job Site: Eagle County, CO; Denver, CO; Lake Tahoe, CA/NV; or Park City/Salt Lake City, UT (Colorado preferred)

Reports to: Chief Operating Officer

Salary: $95,000 – $105,000

Employment Term: Full-time, year round

Organizational Overview

At SOS, we empower our youth to belong everywhere. Whether it’s on the ski slopes, the trail, or at home in their community – we are committed to creating supportive spaces where everyone is welcome.

SOS Outreach has transformed the lives of over 80,000 youth from underserved communities since 1993. While providing outdoor recreation experiences for that many kids is impressive, it’s only a partial demonstration of SOS’ impact. Using a unique combination of outdoor adventure experiences, positive adult mentorship, and leadership development opportunities, SOS enables participants to unleash their full potential to thrive. Serving over 3,000 youth each year, across 24 mountain resorts in 15 locations across 9 states, SOS provides opportunities for personal growth for the kids in our communities who need it most.

Our Commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

With a staff that cares deeply about social justice and racial justice, we believe that diverse perspectives and backgrounds create a rich work environment and enhance our ability to pursue our mission. We are committed to building an organization with raised consciousness in order to impact how we work with students, as well as how we work together as a team. The perfect candidate will continue to build a justice-centered organization that fosters a work environment where people from all backgrounds are welcomed and valued.

VP of Development Responsibilities
The Vice President of Development plays a pivotal role in the strategic direction and execution of fundraising efforts within the non-profit organization. This leadership position is responsible for overseeing both marketing and development teams, ensuring alignment between fundraising strategies and organizational goals. The VP of Development will leverage their expertise in fundraising and marketing to drive revenue growth, cultivate donor relationships, and enhance the organization’s visibility and impact.

Core Accountabilities

Qualifications and Requirements
The VP of Development will be thoroughly committed to SOS Outreach’s mission. All candidates should have proven leadership, fundraising, coaching, relationship management and program development experience. Experience and other qualifications include:

Preferred qualifications:

Physical Aspects of the Job

This position requires the ability to: travel within the service area; use the computer, telephone, and electronic mail systems; lift 25 pounds; and lead meetings and speak in public. The above statements are not intended to encompass all functions and qualifications of the position. Rather, they are intended to provide a general framework of the requirements of the position. Job incumbents may be required to perform other functions not specifically addressed in this job description.