UJA-Federation of New York is the largest local philanthropy in the world. For more than 100 years, we’ve brought New Yorkers together to solve some of the most pressing problems facing our community. Thanks to our network of hundreds of non-profits, we can leverage our expertise across any number of areas — including health and human services, arts and culture, and education — to care for Jews everywhere and New Yorkers of all backgrounds, respond to crises close to home and far away, and shape our Jewish future. Our reach extends from New York to Israel to nearly 70 other countries around the world, touching 4.5 million people each year.
The Campaign Manager is responsible for developing and implementing new and on-going initiatives with the goal of deepening donor involvement and commitment; engaging new donors; and increasing the success of UJA Federation’s campaign. The Manager is responsible for maintaining quality relationships with all significant lay leaders within their portfolio. The Manager’s fundraising assignments are focused on major gifts and expanding UJA’s presence on Long Island with high level and high potential donors and prospects. They take the lead in planning large scale community programming, from design to implementation. They have primary responsibility for all aspects of staff supervision and staff development for their direct reports.
•Oversee the planning, development and implementation of various programming and outreach efforts for Long Island Women. Provide leadership to team members for this constituency.
•Plan and implement large scale community programming such as the Witness Project. Develop and monitor appropriate budgets for these efforts; maintain project plans; and lead coordination efforts with internal and external partners.
•Provide overall management to direct reports by coordinating staff assignments, fostering teamwork, coaching, and providing performance feedback and career coaching.
•Understand and communicate the UJA-Federation mission and case to donors, lay leaders and the community at large.
•Develop long-term plans regarding leadership development to ensure quality lay leadership for upcoming and successive campaigns.
•Develop innovative strategies and cultivate strong relationships with high potential donors to encourage greater levels of donor engagement and commitment to the campaign.
•Maintain a direct portfolio of major donors and prospects; work with lay leaders and staff to cultivate and maximize opportunities for relationship building. Engage and solicit donors to increase dollars raised and expand donor base.
•Communicate and follow up appropriately within the organization to effectively utilize internal partners, tool and resources.
•Master’s degree preferred
•Five plus years of fundraising experience
•Strategic planning skills, multi-tasking ability and strong organizational skills
•Creative thinker and ability to be a team player
•Strong knowledge of issues facing the Jewish community preferred
•Strong negotiation as well as consensus building skills
•Excellent interpersonal, relationship building, leadership, collaboration skills
•Strong communication skills; written, in-person and via remote technology – such as Zoom and Microsoft Teams