Full Time

Development Associate - TJF

Tidewater Jewish Foundation Virginia Beach VA

Tidewater Jewish Foundation Development Associate The Tidewater Jewish Foundation (TJF) is a $125 million regional community foundation (founded in 1984) which supports the Jewish communities of Southeastern Virginia, primarily based in Norfolk and Virginia Beach. TJF supports the development, investment, and management of endowment funds for numerous local agencies and synagogues in the area including 2 Jewish day schools, the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater, Beth Sholom Village, and Jewish Family Service.

TJF seeks applications and recommendations for the full-time position of Development Associate. This position requires an experienced development professional, strategic-minded, with proven relationship-building skills. Working collaboratively with the President & CEO, this position manages the teen philanthropy initiative, LIFE & LEGACY* and Jewish Future Pledge Programs to steward the organization's planned giving program, communicating its benefits to affiliated agencies, donors, and prospects coordinating with marketing campaigns. Monitors development goals and progress, in conjunction with the CEO, who serves as the Chief Development Officer, to guide development efforts and related communications to Boards, Affiliates, donors, professional advisors, and prospects.

The Development Associate will help support the work and mission of TJF by serving as the staff liaison for the development & maintenance of the Tidewater Jewish Foundation’s (TJF) relationships with donors and affiliates/agencies.

Applicants should have a Bachelor's Degree and at least two (2) years’ experience in one or more of the following areas of development, marketing, financial planning, community relations, foundations, and/or grant making. Non-profit experience is not required; however, would be a plus.

Familiarity with current leading foundation database systems. A solid background in Jewish communal organizations and an understanding of Jewish commitment to and conviction about Israel, Jewish life, and the role of Jewish fundraising is important. Salary commensurate with level of experience.

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To apply:
Please submit resume and cover letter with salary requirement to resumes@ujft.org