September 2016 – Potomac Recruiting is pleased to announce that Hope for the Warriors, a national non-profit with a four-star rating from Charity Navigator, has chosen to work with us to fill their search for a Vice President of Advancement. Hope for the Warriors was founded in 2006 by military families at the Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune as they witnessed the effects war imparts on service members and their families. The organization works to provide comprehensive support programs for service members, veterans, and military families that are focused on transition, health and wellness, peer engagement, and connections to community resources. Hope for the Warriors takes a grassroots approach to interacting with the communities in which they live, work, and send service members, and focuses on establishing and nurturing relationships that provide support.
The Vice President of Advancement will be responsible for developing and implementing the organization’s advancement strategy, as well as initiating and maintaining long-term philanthropic relationships. The ideal candidate will have three – five years of experience with direct major gift solicitation, the ability to effectively communicate the organization’s mission, and strong organizational and management skills.