Senior Campaign Executive, Southwest @ Jewish National Fund

Senior Campaign Executive, Southwest

About Jewish National Fund-USA:
Unparalleled in the Jewish philanthropic world, Jewish National Fund-USA’s strategic vision has been and always will be, to ensure a strong, secure, and prosperous future for the land and people of Israel. Everything we do -- every project, initiative, and campaign we take on – is integral to our vision of building and connecting to our land. We plant trees, build houses and parks, source water solutions, buy fire trucks, and improve the lives of people with special needs. We boost tourism, support Aliyah, promote Zionist education and engagement, build medical centers and trauma centers, fund agricultural and culinary research, and run an American semester abroad high school in Israel. We do all these things because each project, each program, each partnership, is consistent with our strategic vision – population growth in the north and south, connecting the next generation to Israel, infrastructure development, ecology, forestation, heritage preservation, and more -- all for the land and people of Israel.

We have:
• An incredible mission backed by hundreds of thousands of partners, our donors, who support the land and people of Israel and Jewish people everywhere
• An enthralling 119-year history as one of the world’s oldest environmentally focused philanthropic organizations
• An inclusive, supportive, and collaborative work culture where we play as a team, support each other and nurture creative minds
• A bold One Billion Dollar Road Map for the Next Decade that’s creating infrastructure, environmental, and economic opportunities to attract 500,000 people to Israel’s Negev Desert and 300,000 people to the Galilee
• An active and engaged lay leadership that supports and guides our professional team and our organization’s direction
• Days off for certain Jewish holidays (in addition to the secular US holiday calendar) along with “3pm Fridays” during winter
• Opportunities to visit Israel
• Top-notch Healthcare plus Dental and Vision, employer-paid Life Insurance, and Short and Long-term Disability
• 403(b) and Generous Employer Contributions.

Position overview:
Jewish National Fund-USA seeks to recruit an experienced fundraiser to join the Southwest Region professional team as a full-time Senior Campaign Executive. This position will be based in Austin, Texas and report to the Executive Director – Southwest. The Senior Campaign Executive’s primary objectives will be to develop relationships with prospective and current donors and to raise money for JNF’s National Campaign.

Position Responsibilities:
• Face-to-face meetings for solicitation, cultivation, and stewardship of existing and prospective donors
• Identifying, cultivating, and closing major gift prospects
• Participate in all aspects of the gift cycle
• Oversee the Fundraising Campaigns in Austin
• Provide professional leadership to the Austin Board of Directors and subcommittees
• Planning and execution of JNF events in Austin, including the Breakfast for Israel and other donor events
• Recruit for JNF’s Missions to Israel and annual National Conference

You have:
• Passion for Israel
• Strong fundraising/sales experience with a proven track record of campaign/sales growth
• Knowledge of and familiarity with the Jewish community in Austin
• Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
• Proactive self-starter with the ability to work both independently and as a team player
• Superior problem-solving and multi-tasking ability
• Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite) and Salesforce/CRM experience preferred
• Outstanding organizational and time management skills

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Job Summary

  • Duration: full-time
  • Benefits: paid vacation, medical, vision, dental
  • Preferred Experience: Managerial (3-5 years)
  • Preferred Degree: Bachelors
  • Job Posted: 2020-03-09
  • Times this job has been viewed: 145 times
  • Job is posted for: 60 days
  • Job Categories: Fundraising/Grants/Giving, Development Associate
  • Organization Type: Other
Job Location
Jewish National Fund
7000 N Mopac Expy Ste 200
Austin , Texas 78731


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