Fundraiser, Brooklyn

Location: Brooklyn

We see a bright, beautiful future for Israel and the Jewish people. But we cannot succeed in bringing our vision to life without you. As Jewish National Fund’s Director of Brooklyn, you will be responsible for cultivating donors, maintaining existing relationships, and supporting the Greater New York Campaign Team in all of its efforts. You will be charged with growing the Brooklyn community through new programming, strategic planning, and local partnerships. A typical day for you will include identifying prospective partners, meeting face-to-face and sharing the JNF story, program and event management, and leadership development to help the organization meet and exceed our goals.  

Responsibilities:
• Prospect potential new donors using various direct methods (such as calling and face-to-face meetings), networking, and research.
• Strategize and cultivate long-term donor relationships, integrating various giving and engagement tactics.
• Plan and execute all Brooklyn events and programs.
• Represent JNF at various events to bring new donors into the fold and identify partnership opportunities.
• Recruit for JNF tours and missions to Israel, 

Necessities:
• A passion for Israel.
• Complete knowledge of the various Brooklyn Communities
• Bachelor's degree. 
• Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills. 
• Outstanding organizational and time management skills.
• Ability to multi-task while maintaining attention to detail.
• A team-orientation and strong work ethic.

You:
• Understand our audience.
You have your fingers on the pulse of the various communities in Brooklyn 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.
• Have a knack for making friends where ever you go.
Your interpersonal communication skills are off the charts. 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.

Benefits:
• 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 Employer Contribution