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Senior Fundraiser

Location: Greater NY

For 115 years, Jewish National Fund USA has been on the ground in Israel improving the lives of its residents and developing the land for the next generations. No other organization makes a bigger difference for the land and people of Israel.

JNF has launched the $1 Billion Roadmap for the Next Decade (, a ground-breaking and unprecedented plan for Israel's future that focuses on connecting the next generation to Israel, building communities in Israel's Negev and Galilee, and developing infrastructure for ecology, working with people with special needs, heritage preservation, and aliyah from North America.

JNF seeks to recruit an experienced Fundraiser who will be based out of Manhattan. This position will be responsible for growing the Lawyers for Israel Affinity Group and building geographic based campaigns throughout Manhattan (specifically Upper East Side, Upper West Side, and Tribeca).

Job Responsibilities will include:

•Participate in all aspects of the gift cycle
•Lawyers for Israel - Reengage this group by identifying and recruiting effective leadership and developing a strategic approach to involving lawyers in our work and developing a campaign in this area.
•Face-to-face meetings for solicitation, cultivation and recognition of donors, both new and prospective
•Developing and identifying major gift prospects
•Board and/or Committee development, cultivation and membership
•Mission recruitment
•Event Planning

Job Qualifications:

•A passion for Israel.
•The Senior fundraiser should have at least 5 years of relative experience in sales/fundraising
•Strong understanding of donor research, identification, cultivation and solicitation, and stewardship.
•Proven success in asking for and closing gifts and building and maintaining long-term relationships with donors.
•Presence and high comfort level to interact effectively with the leaders in the business community in the NY metro area.

•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.

•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 Creative
A flexible and creative thinker able to find and create new giving opportunities for programs.

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.

Extra Credit Experience:

• 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) With Generous Employer Contribution

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