Development Director

Position Summary:

The Director is responsible for managing a significant portfolio of donors, which includes individual, corporate, and foundation prospects. He/she will identify, research, and form a strategic solicitation plan and will maintain a personal relationship with donors in order to maximize their charitable and volunteer involvement. The Director operates primarily in Atlanta, however, encompasses Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, Mississippi, Kentucky and South Carolina. This position reports to the Executive Director, Eastern Region who is in Atlanta, GA.

• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution

• Seven to ten years fundraising experience

• Knowledge of Chapter’s Jewish community, culture, traditions, Jewish communal services, Israel and current issues

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
• Proficient in all Microsoft Office Suite and Raiser’s Edge
• Excellent interpersonal, organizational, written and oral communication skills

Essential Job Duties:
• Identify, research, cultivate and personally solicit a portfolio of donors throughout the region focusing on all levels of giving.
• Develop and maintain a personal relationship as an account manager to maximize all development opportunities through both ongoing FIDF events and individualized approaches
• Research and develop prospects and cultivate and maintain relationships
• Update and maintain prospect management information in Raiser’s Edge.
• Coordinate regional events, including the annual Gala Dinner.
• Develop and expand smaller communities.
• Performs other responsibilities as requested.

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Job Summary

  • Duration: full-time
  • Benefits: paid vacation, sick leave, parental leave, medical, vision, dental, retirement plans, leave early for Shabbat, Life Insurance
  • Other Benefits: Company credit card, laptop and iPhone
  • Preferred Experience: Professional (6-10 years)
  • Preferred Degree: Bachelors
  • Job Posted: 2020-10-23
  • Times this job has been viewed: 424 times
  • Job is posted for: 60 days
  • Job Categories: Israel Programs/Missions, Regional Director
  • Organization Type: Fundraising, American Friends of
Job Location
Friends of the Israel Defense Forces
5555 Glenridge Connector
Atlanta , Georgia 30342


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