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Director of Development

EMET, the foremost pro-Israel think tank on Capitol Hill, is seeking an energetic, enterprising and experienced fundraising professional to achieve a coordinated fundraising and solicitation strategy within pro-Israel communities in DC, NYC, Miami, Palm Beach, Los Angeles, Chicago and Dallas. The successful candidate will report directly to the President.

Responsibilities

  • Lead the fundraising effort and develop strategic plan to expand donor base.
  • Obtain financial support from individuals, private foundations and corporations.
  • Oversee stewardship of ongoing and existing relationships with donors.
  • Supervise the management of donor mailing list and database.
  • Oversee the planning and successful execution of special donor-related events (parlor meetings and annual dinner in Washington, DC).
  • Represent EMET at professional conferences and meetings, in addition to coordinating donor meetings.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and 3-5 years’ experience. Prefer experience in a Jewish philanthropic or not-for-profit organization.
  • Proven track record in fundraising and demonstrated experience increasing revenues and donors.
  • Excellent interpersonal, relationship building and messaging skills.
  • Must have exceptional writing and communication skills.
  • Strong computer skills: Word, Excel and Raisers Edge (or similar donor software).
  • Detail-oriented, ability to work independently and manage multiple projects.
  • Work with EMET staff to obtain information needed for outreach.
  • As necessary, travel to meet with individual donors, foundations and corporations.
  • Passion for the work of EMET, pro-Israel and pro-American security causes.

Contact info for resume submission: sthompson@emetonline.org