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The Intersection of Calling & Career

National Director, Corporate Engagement

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The Intersection of Calling and Career 

World Vision is now hiring for National Director of Corporate Engagement

01 At a Glance 

Role: National Director of Corporate Engagement

Level: Senior (leads team of 9, requires at least 8 years of experience)

Reports To: VP of Philanthropy

Required Experience: A Bachelor's degree or 8 years of equivalent work experience. In addition, this role requires 8 years of experience in corporate partnerships, fundraising, sales, or relevant areas. Your experience should include a minimum of 3 years of leadership in functional strategy development and execution of new initiatives and/or business development related to fundraising initiatives coupled with a minimum of 3 years of staff management experience. Strong interpersonal skills and proven ability to motivate and energize staff to function effectively to achieve team goals.

Travel: International and domestic travel required, 15-25%.

Salary Range: $117,211.56 - $197,028.55. Applies to locations with a market similar to our U.S. HQ in the Greater Seattle area. A different range may apply based on your work location. The typical hiring range is $135,000 - $165,000. Job offers within the range are based on relevant job qualifications and pay equity. See the “Salary Range & Benefits” section below for more details on our compensation and benefits.

Benefits: Yes. Click here to learn more.      

Location: United States. The role can be based in over 40 states. 

Company Size/Type: 1000+. Non-profit charitable organization. Together, we empower the most vulnerable children to overcome poverty and experience the fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.  

02 The Job As National Director, you report to the Vice President of Philanthropy (VPP). Your role is to inspire the Corporate Engagement team to achieve ambitious fundraising targets through love, grace, and Christ-like accountability. Utilizing your servant-based leadership, you'll support a team of fundraisers responsible for cultivating, acquiring, growing, and retaining corporate relationships. You'll provide strategic direction to relational fundraising teams for Gifts-in-Kind (GIK), cause marketing, cash grants, workplace giving, and matching gifts, aiming to generate approximately $300 million in annual resources for World Vision. You will lead by example, fostering an environment where staff keep Christ central in their individual and corporate lives. Actively participate in and contribute to the spiritual disciplines of the organization, such as Christian conduct, devotions, chapel, prayer, worship, and leading devotions. Demonstrate a dedication to incorporating World Vision’s core values into all decisions within your role's scope.

03 What success looks like


  1. Fundraising Excellence 

·         Develop and lead a best-in-class team of professional fundraisers, enabling World Vision to deliver more help to the poor by acquiring significant gifts from corporations.

·         Oversee the overall channel fundraising strategy, including annual fundraising activities, planned gifts, and capital campaigns.

·         Create and evaluate strategies to meet division and organizational goals, then translate these strategies into actionable plans.

·         Engage with and actively manage a portfolio of prospects, overseeing personal discovery, cultivation, invitation, acknowledgment, and service to maintain a healthy pipeline.


  1. Develop and Execute Corporate Engagement Strategy 

·         Develop strategic plans, objectives, and a budget for your team, ensuring alignment with broader organizational goals.

·         Collaborate with various World Vision groups to leverage and grow partners' time, talent, treasure, and influence toward World Vision's ministry programs.

·         Lead a team of relational fundraisers to identify opportunities and develop both short and long-term strategies with national and multi-national companies, maximizing ministry impact and securing substantial funding for World Vision's work.


  1. Team Leadership and Management 

·         Foster a teaming and learning organization characterized by high levels of cross-group collaboration, robust organizational health, and a passion for the ministry.

·         Ensure high morale, performance, strong communications, employee well-being, and overall job satisfaction.

·         Value and leverage the creativity, skills, and experiences of your staff to cultivate a culture of innovation.

·         Champion a culture of grace, accountability, productivity, efficiency, and effectiveness.

·         Hire, inspire, motivate, and manage staff to pave the way for the next generation of leadership. 

04 Salary Range & Benefits Your compensation and benefits are important to you so they’re important to us. The full salary range for this role is $117,211.56 - $197,028.55. The typical hiring range is $135,000 - $165,000. Job offers within the range are based on relevant job qualifications and pay equity. World Vision employees see our Salary Administration Guidelines and My Life My Benefits pages on our organization intranet known as The Vine. Please indicate the range you're targeting when asked during the application process. In addition, we have a robust and comprehensive benefits package to round out our total compensation package. Click here to learn more (this position is a grade 230). Additionally, merit, auto allowance, and relocation are available to eligible employees based on existing plans. 

05 Where this job could take your career World Vision U.S. is a part of the larger World Vision International partnership. Globally, we have 34,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries. Just over 1000 of us call World Vision U.S. home. You'll have opportunities to advance within our robust and talented group of professionals as you continue to stretch and grow your career for the future.   

06 About World Vision USA When you work at World Vision, your passions and talents come together to help meet the greatest needs in the world today. We tackle poverty at its roots, with a focus on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience the fullness of life. Our staff around the world are committed to demonstrating God’s unconditional love for all people by serving every child we can, of any faith or none. And we are one of the world’s most trusted charities, with more than 70 years of experience working alongside communities, donors, partners, and governments to create opportunities for better futures for vulnerable children ... even in the toughest places. Are you feeling called to explore joining us? 

07 Let your work be your faith in action In 2021 an estimated 5 million children under the age of 5 years died, mostly from preventable and treatable causes (USAID, WHO). That’s why we’re looking for someone ready to place their expertise behind helping the world’s most vulnerable children experience life in all its fullness. Your impact will be felt by the most vulnerable in over 100 countries, including right here in the United States.  

08 To Apply Press the appropriate button on this page.   

09 What happens next? Glad you asked. We owe you that and strive to not leave you wondering. We review applications nearly every day assessing the strength of fit for the role. Sometimes questions arise on our end, so we message you to learn more. Short-listed candidates are contacted for an initial conversation with our recruiting staff. Moving deeper into our selection process you can expect to interview 1:1 with a hiring manager. Finalists normally participate in a panel interview where the opportunity to meet additional members of our staff lends itself to a 360-degree view of the role. Our most valuable resource is our talented staff. Our goal is to fill this vacancy with the right person in the shortest amount of time, so we are fully staffed to move this important work forward.  

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Standard office environment. International and domestic travel required, 15-25%.

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