Deputy Vice President, Development

UnidosUS, previously known as the National Council of La Raza, is the nation’s largest Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization. Through its unique combination of expert research, advocacy, programs, and an Affiliate Network of nearly 300 community-based organizations across the United States and Puerto Rico, UnidosUS simultaneously challenges the social, economic, and political barriers that affect Latinos at the national and local levels. For more than 50 years, UnidosUS has united communities and different groups seeking common ground through collaboration, and that share a desire to make our community stronger. For more information on UnidosUS, visit or follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.


The Deputy Vice President of Development (DVP) leads fundraising efforts for UnidosUS’s core operations, with a particular focus on managing the Resource Development (RD) team and helping ensure success in meeting annual general support fundraising of $3 million and collaborating with colleagues to fundraise for specific campaigns or special projects that in previous years has ranged from $5-15 million, in addition to general support goals. As the RD team leader, the DVP contributes to budget and strategic planning processes and serves as a key partner to the Communications and Marketing and Alignment teams on marketing and outreach, audience building, and partnership development.

Success in this role requires adept leadership and team management, with a proven track record of effectively developing and leading a performance and outcomes-based portfolio and staff; expert knowledge of development cycles, from prospecting to closing, and pipeline management; effective communications and relationship cultivation with funders, donors, and partners; transparent operations and procedures; development of accurate data and analysis; and innovative ideas for revenue generation aligned with the mission, values and institutional priorities of UnidosUS.

The DVP will be responsible for shaping and managing the infrastructure needed to sustain and grow our unrestricted and institutional fundraising and operations. The successful candidate will be able to lead and advance strategic corporate and foundation relationships, major gifts, and individual giving, planned giving, special events, and develop new revenue generating programming in partnership with the team and organizational leadership. The DVP will also lead in the stewardship and cultivation of current funders and donors and help strategically expand and diversify UnidosUS’s funder base.

The DVP serves as a thought leader to program and policy VPs on fundraising from and for the Latino community and will be expected to collaborate with VPs to support our annual organizational priorities and provide input to future fundraising goals as we develop the new strategic plan.


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  • Kevin Perez
    published this page in Job Board 2022-07-26 16:58:50 -0400