VP of External Affairs

Voto Latino
  • Location
    Washington, D.C.
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career / Advanced
  • Apply by
  • Posted
    Dec 02

Position description

Voto Latino (VL) seeks a dynamic, seasoned Vice President of External Affairs, who has a passion to meet the moment that our country is experiencing. A new position, the VP of External Affairs will oversee, cultivate and manage corporate and foundation partnerships as the organization expands its ability to engage, educate and empower young Latinos and build a stronger and more inclusive democracy.


The Vice President of External Affairs will be an integral partner to the President/CEO in raising money for a 501(c)3 and related 501(c)4 organization with a total budget of $8 million. The ideal candidate is a forward-thinker with successful experience in fundraising and donor outreach, as well as donor data reporting.

The Vice President of External Affairs will report to the Managing Director and begin immediately.


  • Serve as a contributing member of VL’s strategic leadership team; building and managing Voto Latino’s portfolio of current and prospective corporate and foundation donors.
  • Assist Voto Latino’s President in establishing and cultivating relationships and soliciting funding from major corporate prospects; identifying targeted donors, tracking donor contacts, and updating donor profiles on a regular basis.
  • Staff Voto Latino’s President and board members, and assist other VL members and volunteers on fundraising strategies as needed.
  • Research the missions and funding priorities of foundations and other grant-making institutions in accordance with VL’s mission; establish and maintain personal contact and relationship with foundations and program officers.
  • Manage grant proposals and requirements, working with the finance liaison to develop budgets and reports.
  • Supervise VL’s fundraising events, including playing a major role in our 15-year anniversary celebrations.
  • Create donor materials and oversee communications to prospective and current donors.
  • Coordinate and participate in visits between the President and major donors and prospects.
  • Other responsibilities and duties as assigned by the President and Managing Director.



Salary is commensurate with experience. Voto Latino also offers competitive benefits, including health insurance, and vacation leave. Applications will be considered until the position is filled.


Send your resume and cover letter to [email protected] Please use “Vice President of External Affairs” in the subject line.


Founded in 2004, Voto Latino is a dynamic and growing non-partisan organization whose civic engagement campaigns have reached an estimated 55 million Latino households nationwide. United by the belief that Latino issues are American issues and American issues are Latino issues, Voto Latino is dedicated to bringing new and diverse voices into the political process by engaging youth, media, technology and celebrities to promote positive change.

Voto Latino is an equal opportunity employer, committed to inclusive hiring and dedicated to diversity in our work and staff. We do not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, uniform service member status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. Women, people of color, including bilingual and bicultural individuals, LGBTQ persons, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.



  • Bachelor’s degree
  • At least 5 years of successful experience fundraising
  • Existing relationships with corporations/foundations
  • Strong writing and communication skills
  • Experience meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work individually and in a team environment
  • Be a strong self-starter who is highly organized
  • Ability to be intuitive and forward thinking; creative problem solver
  • Consistent record of juggling multiple tasks
  • Demonstrated commitment to and awareness of Latino civil rights and/or issues of social justice
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