The United States Chess Federation (US Chess, uschess.org) is seeking an experienced Director of Development to establish the strategic framework for a robust development program. US Chess, founded in 1939, is the US affiliate of the World Chess Federation (FIDE) and is responsible for overseeing rated play in the United States. US Chess became a 501(c)(3) in 2014, when it enhanced its mission to include an education focus. The Director of Development is a new role within US Chess.
The Director of Development will work with the Executive Director, Executive Board, US Chess staff and the organization’s almost 100,000 members to create and implement a comprehensive development plan for short- and long-term revenue growth in support of the US Chess mission. The development plan will include diverse strategies for resource development, including major gifts, corporate donations, grant solicitation, planned-giving, sponsorships, special events and in-kind support.
This Director of Development will be a member of the US Chess leadership team.