May 10, 2022

VP of Revenue

$105,000 - $135,000 yearly
  • Matriculate
  • New York, NY, USA
Full-Time Finance/Accounting Fundraising/Development

Job Description

Position Overview:

The VP of Revenue will serve as a key leader in a growing organization and an active participant in shaping Matriculate’s strategy. The VP of Revenue will oversee all areas of contributed and earned revenue and has bottom line responsibility for ensuring Matriculate has the revenue it needs to achieve its mission. The VP of Revenue is responsible for managing the revenue team, all aspects of earned and contributed revenue strategy and implementation, external stakeholders, and internal team engagement and communication. The VP will work in close partnership with the CEO.

The successful candidate will advise the CEO on how to support revenue growth and provide her with the tools and resources she needs. The successful candidate will further professionalize Matriculate’s revenue strategies, help increase Matriculate’s visibility, steward relationships, and forge new connections with revenue outcomes in mind.

This position requires a drive and passion for our mission paired with excellent revenue raising skills and track record, knowledge of best practices, superlative judgement and integrity, and a high degree of self-direction. In addition, the successful candidate will have an equity mindset, be hungry to learn, and be outcomes-oriented.

The position reports to the CEO and works collaboratively across the organization to engage and align with all staff in roles that contribute to earned and contributed revenue. This is a full-time position with a competitive salary and benefits package.

Position Responsibilities:

Ensure the organization has the funding it needs to achieve its mission

  • Refine and oversee contributed revenue strategy, including with individuals, foundations, and corporations
  • Refine and oversee earned revenue strategy and implementation
  • Partner with program team on proposals, reports, and in connection with earned revenue from college partnerships and other program vendor relationships

Manage and support revenue team

  • Provide coaching support to develop high-functioning team
  • Foster equity-oriented culture with an outcomes-orientation
  • Develop and achieve strategic goals for revenue team
  • Grow team as needed to support organizational trajectory and revenue goals

Engage and support Board

  • Equip Board members to serve as successful ambassadors for Matriculate
  • Develop and implement leadership track for prospective Board members to engage more deeply with the organization and be vetted as future Board members
  • Serve as staff liaison with and support Board committees as needed, including Nominating and Governance Committee
  • Engage with Earned Revenue advisory group
  • Oversee and manage Board engagement events, Board revenue reports, and revenue presentations

 Oversee revenue operations

  • Ensure revenue systems and structures are best in class and successful in supporting revenue operations, including revenue tracking and acknowledgement processes
  • Ensure Finance and revenue are aligned on incoming revenue, restrictions, and documentation 

Oversee communications and marketing

  • Help to build Matriculate’s brand
  • Refine and approve communications materials to engage broader community
  • Grow event strategy and oversee its implementation
  • In partnership with the program team, shape Matriculate’s alumni engagement strategy with a focus on building brand, community, and revenue

Serve as an organizational leader and a participant in shaping Matriculate’s strategy

  • Represent revenue perspective in organizational settings
  • Serve on the Cross Functional Leadership Team
  • Manage revenue budget and lead annual budgeting and planning for revenue team


New York, NY. ​Matriculate will not reopen an office before July, 2022. Staff will receive home office support until that time. When we do reopen, all staff will be hybrid, working remotely and in person.


About Matriculate:

Matriculate’s mission is to empower high-achieving high school students from low-income backgrounds to make the leap to our nation’s top colleges and universities. Our vision is that one day all the best students in America will have access to and be supported at top colleges—regardless of their income or background—which will give them a unique opportunity to change the trajectory of their lives and the lives of their families.

Matriculate empowers teams of undergraduates to provide free virtual college advising to high-achieving high school juniors and seniors from low-income backgrounds. Equipped with more than 50 hours of training, undergraduate Advising Fellows provide the information, guidance, and support that these high school students need to apply to, gain admission at, and excel in the best institutions. Matriculate is working to build an America in which all talented students have a fair shot at top colleges and universities long reserved primarily for the elite. 

Matriculate is a founding partner of Bloomberg Philanthropies' college access and success initiative called CollegePoint, which aims to help as many as 65,000 students to apply to, enroll in, and graduate from the best colleges and universities.

Matriculate is committed to partnering with communities of staff, high school students, and undergraduate Advising Fellows to foster a diverse, equitable, and inclusive organization. We seek to build a team that is active in contributing to advancing and sustaining a culture in which all lived experiences are welcome.

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Candidate Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of professional revenue experience; demonstrated success in a revenue leadership role
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • A leader who can positively impact both strategic and tactical revenue initiatives
  • High energy and passion for Matriculate’s mission is essential
  • Strong customer orientation and excellent relationship building skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral; ability to influence and engage a wide range of donors and build long-term relationships
  • Ability to work both independently without close oversight, but also a team player who will productively engage with others at varying levels of seniority within and outside Matriculate
  • Ability to construct, articulate, and implement annual strategic development plan
  • Willingness to travel domestically, at times up to 40%
  • Excellent judgment and impeccable integrity

Industry/Service Area

Education, Higher Education




Matriculate offers a comprehensive benefits package.

Application Instructions

To Apply:

Submit an email with the following details and attachments to

Attach PDF versions of:

  •  A tailored cover letter
  • A resume

Update the subject line to: “VP Revenue,  – [your name]”


Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Matriculate is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to maximizing the diversity of our organization. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.

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