Board Director And Dep. Vice President, Strategic Partnership & Development
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The Permanent Residents and Naturalized Americans (PRANA) s a non-profit organization that advocates for the fair and civil treatment of immigrants all over the United States. We promote awareness surrounding social, racial, and economic issues which immigrants face every day. We also work to fight against unjust immigration laws in the United States while aiming to educate communities on cultural differences.

Through this education we hope to reduce the stigma and stereotypes associated with immigration which lead to discrimination and xenophobia.

The PRANA Consortium takes pride in advocating for the rights of immigrants while educating Americans and promoting social awareness about immigration issues. We are a non-profit organization looking for Individuals to join our team of passionate civil rights advocates.

Job description

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Sr. Vice President, Strategic Partnership & Development, serves as a key leadership team member and an active participant in making strategic decisions affecting PRANA. In partnership with the CEO, this position is responsible for all fundraising and development activities.

The successful candidate will help forge new relationships and strategic partnerships to build PRANA's visibility, impact, and financial resources. The Sr. Vice President, Strategic Partnership & Development will also design and implement a comprehensive and strategic action/business plan for achieving PRANA’s goals and objectives by cultivating individual and philanthropic support, through the solicitation of major gifts, federal and state grants , corporate and foundation support and the initiation of special events, projects, and programs.

She or he will expand and diversify PRANA's donor base/pipeline and work closely with other team members to secure funding for new initiatives. In addition, the VP will work closely with the Board of directors and support board members as they take on a more active fundraising role. It is expected that the amount raised by PRANA will increase in future years as the Sr. Vice President, Strategic Partnership & Development systematically and effectively strengthens the organization's overall fundraising capacity.


  • Co-chair the Development Committee with the Board Treasurer
  • Support and partner with the CEO and Board Directors on all major fundraising initiatives.
  • Collaborate with the Chief Operating Officer (CEO), the Board Treasurer and the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to develop and implement PRANA's financial strategy.
  • Actively work with the CEO and senior staff to develop and implement a comprehensive development and management strategy for corporate, foundation, government grants, etc.
  • Have primary responsibility for development and execution of all proposals; write and archive all proposals with a long-term relationship-management approach0
  • Oversee the research of funding sources and trends, with foresight, to help position PRANA ahead of major funding changes or trends.
  • Monitor all donor information; provide and present statistical analysis to the Board
  • Develop and implement a stewardship program aimed at cultivating deeper ties with donors
  • Monitor and report regularly on the progress of the development programs
  • Identify, develop, and mentor the Development Committee.
  • Qualifications

  • 7-plus years of professional experience in a nonprofit organization; demonstrated success in a development function (managing and forging relationships with multiple donor sources)
  • Tangible experience of having expanded and cultivated existing donor relationships over time
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral; ability to influence and engage a wide range of donors and build long-term relationships
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Flexible and adaptable style; a leader who can positively impact both strategic and tactical fundraising initiatives
  • Ability to work both independently without close oversight, but also a team player who will productively engage with others at varying levels of seniority within and outside PRANA
  • Bachelor's degree required, Master's preferred
  • High energy and passion for PRANA's mission is essential
  • Ability to construct, articulate, and implement annual strategic development plan
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with exceptional attention to detail
  • Customer focus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • A professional and resourceful style; the ability to work independently and as a team player, to take initiative, and to manage multiple tasks and projects at a time
  • Location:

    Remote - occasional in person if Washington D.C Area

    Application Process:

    The hiring process will include an interview in person or by telephone. However, we will make hiring decisions on a rolling basis.

    Interested students should submit their applications via

    - our website:

    - or email to hr with the subject line "Internship Application." Candidates should include the following materials as a single PDF file: resume transcript (official or unofficial), writing sample (maximum 10 pages), three references, and a cover letter indicating their interest in the position and how you will bring value to PRANA.

    Application Questions

    You have requested that Indeed ask candidates the following questions:

  • How many years of Business Development experience do you have?
  • How many years of Fundraising experience do you have?
  • How many years of Grant Management experience do you have?
  • How many years of Grant Writing experience do you have?
  • How many years of Political Strategy experience do you have?
  • How many years of Strategic Business Planning experience do you have?
  • How many years of Strategic Partnerships experience do you have?
  • How many years of Strategy Development experience do you have?
  • Have you completed the following level of education: Bachelor's?
  • Are you willing to undergo a background check, in accordance with local law/regulations?
  • General requirements


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • 25hr/wk
  • Category
    Immigrants & Refugees
    Justice & Legal
    Race & Ethnicity
    Skills Area
    Donor Management
    Business Development & Sales Management
    Business Development
    Market Research