We are hiring!

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.


– 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.


– 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