Reporting to the Chief Development Officer, the Development Associate plays a leadership role in initiating, developing, implementing and managing the execution of a comprehensive and diversified financial resource development plan that includes, but not limited to, the annual campaign, special events, donor stewardship, leadership development, planned giving, capital campaigns and outreach.
Representing the organization and modeling a personal commitment to the Jewish community and Jewish values, the Development Associate will implement a development plan that reflects the philanthropic goals of the MJCCA which includes cultivation, solicitation, stewardship, donor management and donor recognition.
The Development Associate plays a key role in identifying, developing, building, maintaining and reinforcing relationships with portfolios of current and new potential donors.
Working closely with the CDO to maximize achievements and exceed goals, the Development Associate reviews and evaluates the success of current development operations, strategies and activities by implementing a system of performance metrics and initiating as well as enhancing strategies to broaden development.
The ideal candidate holds a university degree and a minimum of 5 years progressive experience in development or fundraising.
A team player at heart with visionary leadership and superb strategic management skills, the candidate must be able to articulate clear and understandable goals, have a proven track record in developing, implementing and measuring short and long term activities and in inspiring others in its support.
The right candidate has a strong understanding of professional fund development requirement and trends for non-profit organizations and possesses outstanding communication skills and experience using fundraising software.
Knowledge of Jewish community will be considered an asset.
Desired Education Degree/Level: Bachelor's
Career Level: 5 years or more