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Professional Programs Director

Location: New York, NY

We see a bright, beautiful future for Israel and the Jewish people. But we cannot succeed in bringing our vision to life without you.

Jewish National Fund (JNF) is a nonprofit dedicated to the land and people of Israel. JNF gives all generations a unique voice in building and ensuring the prosperity of the land of Israel through their generosity and partnership with the people of Israel.

JNF seeks to recruit a Professional Programs Director for a full time position to be based in New York City.

The Professional Programs Director will work with specific professional committees within our Affinity Groups Department to develop strategies and grow Doctors for Israel, Lawyers for Israel and JNFuture (young leadership).

Job Responsibilities:
•Assist in the establishment of a National Board/Executive Committee for each Affinity Group listed above, managing them, and running monthly/ bi monthly conference calls.
•Work to help develop the campaign for each Affinity Group, identifying opportunities within each group and amongst general campaign givers and then establish key milestones and targets with Affinity Groups Supervisor.

•Facilitate and coordinate special events and national affinity tours/missions to Israel
•Work with IT and Director, Community Campaign to analyze the database and provide reports in order to identify opportunities within each Affinity Group and amongst general campaign givers.
•Work with Marketing and Communications Department to promote Affinity Groups where relevant in mailings, press releases, press ads and other marketing communications.
•Provide reports for the national Presidents/ national Chairs and work with them to secure speakers for the JNF National Conference.
•Liaising with fundraisers and Marketing and Communications department to promote Affinity Group events.

•Any additional activity as required by Affinity Groups Director

Job Qualifications:
• A passion for Israel.
• 4-6 years’ relevant experience
• Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
• Bachelor’s degree
• Travel to other States/Regions/areas and Israel
• Must have supervisory experience
• Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite, Database)
•Understand our audience.
You have your fingers on the pulse of the young professional scene and are up-to-date on current trends and the latest news with an eye on what’s next.
•Are passionate about our work.
You understand the importance of Israel and want to help us continue to build and support the land and its people.
Networking is second nature to you and you are able to not only lead an engaging conversation, but are also able to lay the foundation and nurture relationships with various people.
•Are a team player.
You thrive in a fast-paced environment, with people who are passionate about their work and mission. You’re excited to roll up your sleeves and work with people across departments to accomplish our goals.
•Take ownership of your projects and get things done.
You are able to prioritize, organize, and juggle multiple tasks, no matter how big or small, to get the job done. When you need help, you're not afraid to ask. You are solution orientated and have grace under pressure.

•Dream big.
You aren’t afraid to think outside the box. You are always bringing new ideas to the table and are able to strategize a plan of how to make them reality.
•Are professional.
You’re trustworthy and equipped to handle and maintain confidential information.

Extra Credit Experience:
•Fundraising solicitation and donor cultivation.
•Sales and marketing.
•Nonprofit boards and/or committees.
•Salesforce data management.

•Opportunity to Travel to Israel
•Top-notch Healthcare
•Dental & Vision
•Flexible Spending Account
•Employer-paid Life Insurance
•Employer-paid Short and Long-term Disability
•403(b) and Generous Employer Contribution

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