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Our client is the American Friends of Yeshivot Bnei Akiva, the premier religious Zionist educational movement in Israel.    www.afyba.org

Responsibilities:

  • Create and implement a fundraising plan and manage activities accordingly.
  • Develops digital marketing strategies; launches and monitors social media campaigns, increases online engagement.
  • Works closely with the American Friends Officers and Board to cultivate new donors.
  • Develops individualized strategies through collaboration with other colleagues and program staff in Israel.
  • Identifies new prospects and opportunities for philanthropic support as appropriate.
  • Face-to-face meetings for solicitation, cultivation and recognition of donors, both new and prospective, including major gift prospects.
  • Serves as an ambassador to raise awareness of the organization’s programming and activities, gaining an in-depth understanding of key agency programs and priorities and helping to educate donors about philanthropic opportunities.
  • Board and Leadership development, cultivation, and membership.
  • Works closely with the Israel office, to keep abreast of developments, needs and opportunities within the network.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of five years’ experience in front-line fund-raising. Proven success in securing gifts.
  • Proven track record of successful identification, cultivation, solicitation, and closure of major gifts.
  • Ability to be a self-starter and initiator, and ability to effectively work independently and on a team in a fast-paced environment.
  • Exhibition of a high level of energy and ability to multi-task and implement new initiatives.
  • A passionate Tzioni Leumi, who fully identifies with the goals and mission of the organization.
  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills and poise to articulate the mission and goals of the organization; excellent writing, organizational and communication skills.
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