Chief Development Officer

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The Aspen Leadership Group is proud to partner with Camp Fire in the search for a Chief Development Officer.

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer of Camp Fire’s National Headquarters, located in Kansas City, Missouri, the Chief Development Officer will have the opportunity to create a new five-member national development team for this nonsectarian, coeducational youth development organization. Camp Fire seeks a dynamic, creative leader with an entrepreneurial spirit and experience in foundation, corporate, and individual giving to lead this new phase of the organization’s evolution.

Camp Fire is at a pivotal moment in its venerable history, one in which philanthropy plays a critical role.  Having received strategic investments from several prestigious foundations, a top priority for Camp Fire is strengthening the capability of its National Headquarters to collaborate with and support Councils based on a carefully framed five-year business plan. A key component of the plan is a healthy, sustainable fundraising operation that can provide resources at the national and Council levels. 

A bachelor’s degree is required for this position; an advanced degree in a relevant field is a plus. The successful candidate will be a seasoned non-profit development professional with a minimum of ten years of direct fundraising experience, including five years in progressively responsible management positions. Strong preference will be given to candidates that would like to work from the National Headquarters office and reside in the Kansas City region. All applications must be accompanied by a cover letter and résumé.

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Location: Kansas City, MO
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