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Job Opening: Vice-President, Development and Communications

by WREN Staff on Jul 28, 2022

Vice-President, Development and Communications

Position Description

Overview of Position

The Vice President of Development and Communications is an exciting new leadership position at WREN, South Carolina’s leading gender justice advocacy organization. WREN’s mission is to build a movement to advance the health, economic well-being, and rights of women, girls, gender expansive people, and their families in South Carolina.

The VP of Development and Communications will be charged with increasing WREN’s philanthropic support, visibility, and public engagement at a historic moment for the movement for equality, freedom, and justice in the Southeast. Part of the leadership team, the VP will report to WREN’s COO, work closely with the CEO and Board, and manage a talented team. They will help shape the future of the organization and the gender justice movement in the Southeast.

Compensation & Benefits

Salary range: $90,000 – $100,000

Competitive benefits package, including medical, dental, 12 weeks parental leave, paid time off and holidays, contribution to retirement plan, and support for professional development.

This is a full-time position, based in Columbia, SC, with some flexibility for remote work within the state of South Carolina. Regular in-state travel and some additional domestic travel will be required. Some evening and weekend hours may be required.

Position Responsibilities

The VP will have responsibility for raising support and visibility for WREN among donors, the media, and the public. They will develop and oversee a strategy that increases philanthropic support and public engagement in our mission.

Development Responsibilities:

Communications Responsibilities:

Internal Management, Communication and Coordination:


The ideal candidate will be a dynamic and seasoned leader with significant experience raising funds and public support for mission-oriented organizations. They will be well-versed and fluent in the current issues and opportunities related to gender equity and justice, and they will demonstrate personal and professional commitment to expanding rights and justice in the Southern United States. They will be creative, strategic, persuasive, thoughtful, and they will be able to communicate both a long-term vision and immediate opportunities with people from many diverse backgrounds and life experiences. They will be committed to learning, growth, and development, and will help cultivate a work culture that fosters the same.

Desired qualifications include:

How to Apply

WREN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, or military service.

Please email cover letter, resume, three references, and any accommodations requests to

Only qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview; no phone calls, please.

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