Executive Director/Chief Development Officer

· Stillwater, Oklahoma
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced
Compensation $68,000-$78,000





MISSION AND CULTURE: Wings of Hope (WoH) (wingsofhopeok.com) is committed to breaking the cycle of interpersonal violence by providing safety, hope and empowerment to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking. We currently have a wonderful staff of professionals and volunteers, including licensed therapists, certified advocates, and undergraduate and graduate interns. Our facility is a multi-million dollar, state of the art, gated, secure facility with a nine-family unit shelter in Stillwater, Oklahoma. Our organizational culture is warm, family friendly, committed, invested, and enjoys strong community relationships. We take time to celebrate and develop our staff. We have evidence-based, trauma-informed counseling, advocacy, and educational programs, satellite offices in surrounding communities, and a volunteer-run, boutique-style resale store.


JOB SUMMARY:  The Executive Director/Chief Development Officer (ED) has overall responsibility for the organizations consistent achievement of its mission and financial objectives. The ED is accountable to the agencys Board of Directors. The ED serves as the chief administrator and primary revenue generator of WoH and manages through delegating all advocacy, education, operations, and outreach functions.



  • To maintain our current programs, facilities and level of service, the ED will need to create and sustain dynamic and diverse streams of revenue to add to those already providing support.
  • Future goals include further expansion of our services and facilities within the surrounding five counties in central Oklahoma.
  • To meet our future goals, the ED has a compelling and creative opportunity to maintain, create and build community relationships with current and prospective supporters and donors through traditional and digital marketing strategies.


ANNUAL SALARY: $68,000 - $78,000 depending on qualifications and experience


RELOCATION ASSISTANCE:  For out of area transfers, we are pleased to offer up to $2,000 to help with moving expenses.


ANTICIPATED START DATE:  January 1, 2022; with earlier availability welcome



  • 20 days of paid time off yearly
  • 11 additional paid holidays
  • WoH pays 65% of insurance premiums: Medical (Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma), Dental (Delta Dental) and Vision (VSP)
  • Life insurance policy of $25,000
  • Retirement: WoH matches up to 3% after the first year of employment
  • Short and long term disability offered through Aflac policy


LOCATION: Stillwater, Oklahoma is “Americas friendliest college townand ranked as one of the top 100 best places to live in the U.S. (small to mid-sized cities). A diverse community of 45,000, it offers a historic downtown, excellent public schools, a highly rated medical center, and home to Oklahoma State University and all that a vibrant academic and athletic environment provides. It is centrally located between Oklahoma City and Tulsa. (visitstillwater.org)


The individual in this position is, first and foremost, our community liaison; consequently, we expect the ED to live in or within 30 miles of Stillwater.


WERE LOOKING FOR:  an individual with experience as an executive director or assistant executive director of a non-profit, significant experience in organizational management, non-profit fundraising; minimum bachelor’s degree required; licensed counselor or background in social work preferred


COMPETITIVE APPLICANTS WILL ALSO HAVE:  an awareness of mental health services and the dynamics of interpersonal violence; experience in grant writing and administration, marketing and brand development.


Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2021. 

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