Major Gifts Associate
Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles
Assists in the research, identification and cultivation of donor prospects for the annual Campaign in the assigned business divisions. Solicits/co-solicits current major gift donors for annual gifts. Solicits/co-solicits upgrades and new major gift donors for their annual gifts. Develops and sustains relationships with qualified major gifts donors favorable to upgrading individual giving, expansion of donor-base and leadership development. Based on established guidelines, utilizes fundraising database to document and maintain files of donor/prospect and substantive ongoing "moves" contacts. Assists in the formulation of cultivation plans and solicitation strategies of major gifts donors/prospects. Identifies, recruits, organizes and trains volunteer workers in furtherance of Campaign goals. Assures adherence to annual Campaign timetable and schedules. Staffs, as required, special events or other activities, leadership development groups and committees. Assigns tasks to support personnel in coordination with Director of Campaign Administration. May carry out various functions as otherwise assigned.
Other duties may be assigned as needed including assisting with the Campaign.
Education, Skill and Experience Requirements:
BA required, advanced degree preferred. 5 years experience in fundraising and or related activity with a local or national organization. Previous experience in social work, community organization or related experience desired. College graduate with knowledge and/or administrative experience. Experience with computer-based applications and systems such as Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint. Knowledge of the Jewish community, strong verbal, writing and organizational skills highly desirable. Appropriate education and related experience strongly desired.