The U.S. Soccer Foundation helps young people embrace an active and healthy lifestyle and cultivate critical life skills through soccer. The Foundation’s programs are the national model for sports-based youth development in underserved communities. Since its founding in 1994, the Foundation has impacted thousands of children through its cost-effective, high-impact initiatives, which offer safe environments where kids and communities thrive. For more information, visit www.ussoccerfoundation.org. The Foundation’s headquarters are located in Washington, DC. Remote candidates will be considered.
About the Role:
The Associate Vice President will provide direction and leadership for the Foundation’s national corporate fundraising efforts. This organizational leader will be responsible for generating new business revenue from local, regional, and national companies by building multi-faceted, multi-year partnerships to facilitate the Foundation’s strategic growth, with a special focus on its flagship programs Soccer for Success, and Safe Places to Play. This individual is responsible for the management of a portfolio of several high-level existing partnerships, the development of new revenue opportunities, and creating value add and mutually beneficial market activation opportunities. This individual is a team player who builds strong cross-department collaboration to ensure mission-driven support and effective stewardship of partners.
About the Team:
At the U.S. Soccer Foundation, the Revenue group supports the mission and vision of the organization through the engagement, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of donors, corporate partners, public agencies, and foundations and seeks to advance the organization’s visibility. The department oversees revenue, marketing, and communications functions, driving innovation and outreach across multiple channels, maximizing impact, and achieving significant, sustained revenue and brand growth.
The U.S. Soccer Foundation isn’t a typical organization, and the right candidate for this role isn’t typical either. The ideal candidate is looking for opportunities to improve themselves and the organization. We want go-getters. We want candidates with high expectations for themselves and hungry for the next opportunity to learn and grow.