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Our client is a non -profit organization helping to provide food and resources for the impoverished in Israel.

Position Summary:

The primary responsibility of the Director of Development/Fundraiser is to develop relationships with prospective and current donors as well as manage and implement grant proposals for a variety of funders to raise money and awareness for the organization. The Director will form a strategic solicitation plan and will maintain a personal relationship with new donors and steward current donors in order to maximize donor retention, engagement and investment.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Organizing and managing a high-quality development office systems.
  • Being accountable for all fundraising activities including maintaining and increasing funding received from individuals, events, foundations, corporations and other sources.
  • Manage effective identification, cultivation, solicitation and recognition of donors and prospects.
  • Work closely with the CEO and key volunteers to identify, solicit, and secure major gift commitments.
  • Identifying and developing major gifts prospects.
  • Face-to-face meetings for solicitation.
  • Board and Committee development, cultivation and membership.
  • Recruiting and managing volunteers to carry out various functions within the organization.
  • Developing new and imaginative fundraising activities, many of which involve organizing events.
  • Developing and tracking all grant proposals.
  • Overseeing all fundraising content and promotional materials.

Qualifications:

  • Exceptional interpersonal, organizational, written and oral communication skills.
  • Creative self-starter with the ability to work both independently and as a team player.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Superior problem solving and multi-tasking ability.
  • Public speaking skills.
  • Experience leading successful fundraising campaigns and initiatives.
  • Excellent computer skills.
  • Proven 5-10 years of fundraising experience.

 

 

Willie Hochman
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