Director of Agency Fundraising and Special Gifts
Jewish Federation of Cincinnati
The Jewish Federation of Cincinnati is at the heart of the Cincinnati Jewish community, developing and connecting organizations, leaders, contributors, and ideas. It stands in the center of activity, encouraging collaboration to build an inclusive local community that cares for those in need, supports Israel and seeks to assure a vibrant Jewish future. The mission is to accomplish this by:
The Federation is expanding its role as a provider to other community organizations of infrastructure and services, including fund-raising services and the finance, IT, and HR. The 2012 Community Campaign was successful, raising more than $6 million dollars for the Federation’s funding recipients.
The Federation movement started in Cincinnati over 112 years ago. Our Federation is quickly gaining recognition among the over 150 Federations nationally as a successful innovator. This legacy and reputation, together with key partnerships, such as that with the Jewish Foundation of Cincinnati, gives this position national significance.
The Director of Agency Fundraising and Special Gifts will provide overall management and leadership of the Federation’s collaborative initiatives to support the fundraising activities of several partner agencies and Jewish institutions in the community. This individual will work with these partner organizations to improve current fundraising practices and develop new strategies for increasing donor support.
KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Work with each partner agency to evaluate their needs in the areas of Database Management, Friends Campaigns, Special Events, Major Donors, and Planned Giving.
Work closely with staff and key volunteer leaders of each organization to develop a unique fundraising plan that addresses their needs and makes the best use of their resources.
Manage a team of two fundraising professionals. Provide training and development and set measurable objectives to drive achievement of goals.
Provide hands-on support to enlist the participation of key donors identified by each partner agency.
Attend seminars and conferences to maintain “best practices” and bring new ideas to the team. Ensure that all staff members are in compliance with the proper training and testing.
Management Team Member:
Participate as a key member of the Development Department’s management team, providing input and feedback on the Federation’s strategic fundraising initiatives.
IDEAL CANDIDATES’ QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:
The Jewish Federation offers a competitive compensation and benefits package and a stimulating, friendly work environment. This is an exciting opportunity to be a key member of the management team and play a central role in the organization, truly making a difference in the community.
FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO APPLY:
Please submit cover letter and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org