Associate Vice President of Development

Are you a driven, dynamic professional with a proven background in leadership development, fundraising, face-to-face solicitation and relationship building?
Do you thrive in a creative, fast-paced team environment?
Do you care about and understand the needs and interests of the Jewish community?
If you answered yes to these questions, we may be a perfect match!
Your Role
The Associate Vice President of Development is a dynamic team player and experienced fundraiser with a proven track record. The Associate Vice President thrives on building and stewarding relationships, cultivating leadership and engaging women of all ages in the work of Federation. This position serves as a senior member of the Financial Resource Development (FRD) team, working with the organization’s major donors and leadership, and requiring a high level of skill, discretion, and teamwork. The Associate Vice President of Development:
• Works with the FRD team on implementing and evaluating metrics on an ongoing basis to ensure that individual and team goals are being met
• Personally cultivates, solicits and stewards a significant portfolio of donors and prospects, securing gifts through face-to-face solicitations
• Serves as Relationship Manager cultivating and maintaining relationships with donors and prospects by conducting 10 or more pre-planned face-to-face meetings per month with donors and prospects in their portfolio and utilizes moves management to enhance their connection to the work of Federation and grow their philanthropic Impact.
• Manages the volunteer chair and works in partnership with the Women’s Philanthropy lay leadership team to promote leadership development, engagement and increased annual campaign giving, planned gifts and endowments
• Collaborates with colleagues across the organization to enhance the philanthropic engagement and leadership development of all donors, prospect and lay leaders
• Works with the Planning and Leadership and Education Departments on implementing educational and leadership development opportunities
• Works to ensure donor satisfaction with the highest level of customer service
• Manages signature events for Women of Impact
Reports to: Vice President, Development

Application Instructions

Job Summary

  • Duration: full-time
  • Benefits: paid vacation, sick leave, medical, vision, dental, retirement plans, leave early for Shabbat, Life Insurance
  • Other Benefits: Disability, gym membership
  • Preferred Experience: Professional (6-10 years)
  • Preferred Degree: Bachelors
  • Job Posted: 2020-02-10
  • Times this job has been viewed: 140 times
  • Job is posted for: 60 days
  • Job Categories: Fundraising/Grants/Giving, Director of Development, Major Gifts Officer
  • Organization Type: Fundraising, Federation
Job Location
Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford
333 Bloomfield Ave
West Hartford , Connecticut 06117


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