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  • 04/23/2019 11:26 PM | Sherry Schattie (Administrator)

    Position Title: Associate Director, Jewish Community Foundation

    Reports to: Sr. Vice President, Jewish Community Foundation

    Position Summary: The Associate Director of the Jewish Community Foundation will work with volunteer leadership and the Foundation Sr. Vice President to implement a comprehensive planned giving program for the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County, its partner agencies and local synagogues. The Associate Director will help foster a collaborative financial resource development environment to integrate campaigns, recognize endowment donors and ultimately build a solid financial base for the future of the Greater Palm Beach Jewish community.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Serve as the local coordinator of the Life & Legacy program, a 4-year partnership program of the Harold Grinspoon Foundation that assists communities across North America to promote legacy giving to benefit Federation, partner agencies, Synagogues and other Jewish organizations. Through trainings, support, marketing and monetary incentives, the Associate Director motivates local Jewish organizations to secure legacy gifts, steward donors and integrate legacy giving into the philanthropic culture of the Jewish community.
    • Lead staff for Federation Legacy Committee. Committee members are responsible for making a legacy gift and identifying/soliciting/stewarding legacy donors. The Associate Director will work with the committee Chair to train legacy solicitors, develop prospect lists, and ask volunteers to open doors to new donors.
    • Assist in creating and implementing an endowment campaign focused on Annual Campaign, Lion of Judah and designated endowments.
    • Build and cultivate relationships with select donors and prospects, including solicitation, stewardship and cultivation of planned gifts including donor advised funds, bequests, life income plans, designated funds, field of interest funds and unrestricted funds
    • Prepare community reports
    • Maintain constituent information in Federation’s and JCF’s donor data base
    • Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications and Success Factors:

    • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred
    • Minimum 2 years’ experience in fundraising or planned giving
    • Experience in volunteer management and group facilitation
    • Knowledge of the Jewish community preferredMust have excellent verbal and written communication skills, knowledge and ability to use databases, excel, computer spreadsheets, word processing and other basic programs
    • Model a personal commitment to the Jewish community and Jewish values; ability to establish and foster relationships with donors and prospective donors in Jewish culture and values
    • Ability to work under stressful situations and within timelines
    • Team player
    • Strong organizational skills required
    • Experience managing budgets
    • Experience working in an organized community strongly preferred

    Interested applicants please forward your resume to Beth.Hauser@JewishPalmBeach.org.  The Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


  • 03/11/2019 9:49 AM | Sherry Schattie (Administrator)

    POSITION SUMMARY:

    The Director of Development is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing all of West Jupiter Community Group/Edna W. Runner Tutorial Center’s fundraising endeavors including, major gifts, annual fund, planned giving, grant writing, special events and capital campaigns. 

    QUALIFICATIONS:

    •  5 years minimum experience in professional fundraising, preferred.
    •  Bachelor’s degree.
    • Must embrace the mission of West Jupiter Community Group/Edna W. Runner Tutorial Center.
    • Strong history of successful major fundraising. Evidence of ability to run a sustainable development program, including but not limited to annual fund, major gifts, grant writing, planned giving and for capital campaigns.
    • Energetic self-starter and goal driven to initiate donor visits and fundraising calls.
    • Managerial qualities, strong organizational skills, fiscal management, interpersonal, and presentation skills.
    • Willingness to work in a diverse, small office, small team environment.
    • Flexibility to work evenings or weekends when necessary.
    • Must pass a background check.

    PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    1.     In collaboration with the Executive Director, Assistant Director and Board of Directors, Identify development and fundraising goals and related budget development
    2.      Grant seeking along with the Assistant Director, including research, proposal writing, and reporting requirements.
    3.       Execute and manage all fundraising campaigns and activities, including compiling, maintaining and reporting relevant statistics and trends.
    4.       Direct an annual fund program, including mailings and tracking.
    5.       Grow a major gifts program, which includes research, identification of potential donors, refining the case for giving and developing/maintaining donor relationship in coordination with the Executive Director and Assistant Director.
    6.       Direct capital campaigns and other major fundraising drives.
    7.       Make public appearances/accept speaking engagements to share information about the Center with the community.
    8.       Build a planned giving program.
    9.       Effectively manage the donor database, ensuring accurate data entry and updates as well as timely distribution of letters of gratitude, receipts and other communication. This is integral to overall fund development and retention.
    10.    Organizational marketing as it relates to development, including a newsletter, e-newsletter, social media and special publications.
    11.    Perform other related duties as requested.

    SALARY/BENEFITS:

    Competitive/commensurate with experience and other qualifications.


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