Vice President of Development & Communications (VA)

The Vice President (VP) of Development & Communications leads Islamic Relief USA’s (IRUSA) primary fundraising, marketing, and communication functions, including both strategic and tactical initiatives. This VP establishes and executes strategic vision, programmatic focus, and comprehensive marketing plans to help carry out and implement IRUSA’s humanitarian mission and achieve institutional growth through increased annual operating funds. The VP of Development & Communications is responsible for evaluating the effectiveness of all marketing and fundraising plans and strategies, and formulating innovative solutions to enhance and stimulate overall growth. The VP of Development & Communications will assume management and ensure institutional alignment of all integrated fundraising, marketing, and communication strategies and functions at IRUSA. The VP of Development & Communications reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer and will lead the organization towards greater innovation and sustainability. This individual will be an ambassador for the organization and must advance IRUSA’s brand, visibility, and reputation with relevant and key stakeholders, as well as fuel broader public awareness and donor support. The candidate must possess and demonstrate superior leadership, communication, and creative problem solving skills. The candidate must also understand and exhibit a commitment to IRUSA’s faith-based and humanitarian values and principles, as well as a commitment to the vision and mission of the organization.