RAINN
  • 13-Jul-2017 to 11-Sep-2017 (EST)
  • Other
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • Contingent upon experience
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Health/Dental/Vision; 403b(7); paid sick and vacation time; onsite gym free of charge


The vice president of victim services (VPVS) at RAINN is a highly visible role and will serve as a key member of RAINN's senior management team and will be responsible for the strategic and operational responsibility for the National Sexual Assault Hotline, Department of Defense Safe Helpline and services for public- and private-sector clients.  As VPVS, you will develop and grow programs and associated revenue; lead a large staff; manage external relationships; be client-focused and responsive; and help the organization meet its strategic growth goals.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Program Management and Leadership

  • Ensure ongoing programmatic excellence.
  • Support program managers and enable them to strengthen and grow their programs.
  • Assess current programs and identify areas to improve.
  • Identify needs and opportunities for new programs, and oversee program development.
  • Recruit, hire and manage strong program leaders.
  • Oversee research and evaluation programs, from data collection to analysis to the program improvements that result.
  • Work closely with RAINN's senior leadership team and board and collaborate on cross-department activities, including communications, public policy and fundraising.
  • Manage current projects and ensure clients are supported and informed.
  • Create, review and edit content (trainings, memos, website content, etc.).

External Relationships

  • Help manage relationships with clients and partner organizations.
  • Conduct media interviews.
  • Engage stakeholders and maintain relationships with subject matter experts in allied professions.
  • Represent the organization at meetings and conferences.
  • Manage relationship with our 1,000 local sexual assault service provider partners.
  • Act as a subject matter expert on issues relating to sexual violence and victim services.

Strategic Growth

  • Work with program managers to expand revenue-generating programs.
  • Identify and cultivate strategic partnerships and revenue-generating opportunities.
  • Identify and respond to grant and contract solicitations.

Position Specific Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and ability required:

Desired Experience and Expertise:

  • At least 10 years of program management and leadership experience.
  • Extensive knowledge about sexual violence, trauma and victim care.
  • Experience developing new programs.
  • Proven ability in creating and managing complex projects.
  • Success in recruiting, managing and motivating a strong team of professionals.
  • Experience negotiating and leading collaborative efforts with stakeholders and strategic partners.
  • Experience running a 24/7 program.
  • Extensive experience managing contracts and grants.
  • Experience managing projects while also actively pursuing additional funding.
  • Demonstrated record of working successfully with government, corporate and nonprofit entities.
  • History serving in or working with the US military is a strong plus.
  • Ability to travel as necessary (approximately 10%).
  • Must complete a criminal background check (administered by RAINN).

Desired Personal Qualities:

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and exceptional communication and presentation skills, both written and spoken, with the ability to inform, influence, convince and persuade.
  • Able to represent the organization in a manner that is polished, credible and knowledgeable in meetings and in the media.
  • Comfortable in an environment that relies heavily on technology solutions and systems.

Desired Education:

  • Must possess a bachelor's degree.
  • Advanced degree in related field preferred.

To Apply:

Send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to:  https://rainn.applicantpro.com/jobs/   Incomplete applications will not be considered.  Please no phone calls.

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