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CAREERS AT THE USO

Welcome to the USO, where we believe that our greatest asset are our people. Every opportunity at the USO, is critical to accomplishing our mission and will be rewarding in ways that are unique and personally fulfilling.

Across all of our locations around the globe you will find USO employees who personify our core values: 
  • Mission First
  • Do the Right Thing
  • Respect
  • Excellence
  • Collaboration
  • Accountability
  • Gratitude
  • Innovation

Each team member becomes an integral part of our success and plays an active role in discovering better and innovative ways to help us be by the side of our active service members and their families while they are away from home.

So take your first step in joining our organization by exploring our current career opportunities, we look forward to meeting you!



Regional Vice President of Development

Department: Development Operations
Location: Dallas, TX, United States

For over 75 years, the USO has been the nationís leading organization to serve the men and women in the U.S. military, and their families, throughout their time in uniform. From the moment they join, through their assignments and deployments, and as they transition back to their communities, the USO is always by their side.

Todayís USO continuously adapts to the needs of our men and women in uniform and their families, so they can focus on their very important mission. We operate USO centers at or near military installations across the United States and throughout the world, including in combat zones, and even un-staffed USO service sites in places too dangerous for anyone but combat troops to occupy.

The Regional Vice President, Development is responsible for successful implementation of fundraising strategies at the regional and field/grassroots level within the regional territory.  

Principal Duties and Responsibilities (*Essential Duties):   

  • In coordination with USO National Development staff and leadership, lead and support corporate, individual, foundation and planned giving and fundraising strategies for direct-report operations within the regional territory. Serve as primary development liaison between local centers and the National Development teams.*
  • Report to the Regional President and support fundraising concentrating on individual and family foundation gifts below $25k, regional corporate gifts below $100k, planned gift commitments at USO-sponsored programs and events within assigned region. Ensure financial, contractual and branding standards are met.*
  • Identify, solicit and steward local, regional and national partnerships.*
  • Cultivate and engage key volunteer leadership and USO staff within the assigned region in support of reaching established fundraising goals. Serve as a resource for providing and/or accessing expertise in support of fundraising programs.*
  • Lead and mentor junior Regional Development staff.*
  • Other duties as assigned.
Job Specifications:
  • Bachelorís degree in Marketing, Business Administration or related field. Masterís degree preferred.
  • 12+ years work experience in corporate, individual, foundation, and planned giving development role, including 6+ years in a supervisory capacity. Relevant experience in a non-profit, military, multicultural and/or global organization preferred.
  • Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills. Ability to deliver compelling call-to-action cases to internal and external stakeholders at a variety of levels.  
  • Solid knowledge of IRS guidelines for charitable contributions and Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Alliance Standards for Charity Accountability.
  • Ability to lead and mentor, and achieve desired results while working collaboratively in a matrix team environment.
  • Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills. Ability to effectively interact with USO Leadership, the general public and military audiences at a variety of levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise sound judgment related to controversial and/or culturally sensitive subjects. Ability to handle confidential information with tact and poise.
  • Working knowledge of basic business and accounting functions including project management and budgeting.
  • Demonstrated initiative/self-motivation, with the ability to quickly and easily adapt to changing organizational needs.
  • Ability to manage a high volume of assignments with varying complexity and competing priorities in a fast-paced environment with integrity and professionalism
  • Proficiency using computers and electronics equipment. Working knowledge of various software, applications, and programs including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite and Raiserís Edge.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain proper credentials necessary to access USO Center locations and facilities including but not limited to security, credit and/or background screening, SOFA status, valid driverís license.
  • Must be a strong advocate of the USOís mission to lift the spirits of Americaís troops and their families.
Details:
  • Remote office environment in Dallas, TX with some exposure to offsite or outdoor events and activities. 
  • Relocation assistance is not provided for this position.
  • Resume and cover letter are required for full consideration. 


 


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