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    • 7 Jul 2022
    • 6 Sep 2022
    • Greater Trenton Jewish Cemetery Project


    The Greater Trenton Jewish Cemetery Project, GTJCP


    Greater Trenton Jewish Cemetery Project

    Grant writer and Development Associate - Part Time

    The Greater Trenton Jewish Cemetery Project is restoring dignity to our ancestors’ cemeteries, honoring their contributions, and setting a good example of stewardship for future generations.

    Central New Jersey Jewish not for profit agency is looking for a Grant writer and Development Associate to build organizational assets and create a legacy giving program. This position is hourly part time 10-15 hours per month.

    The responsibilities include:

    • Work collaboratively with Board members and community members to identify potential grant making organizations that would support the organizational mission
    • Donor prospect research to increase donor base
    • Cultivate, recognize and steward existing donors
    • Work collaboratively with community leadership agency to build a legacy giving program
    • Knowledge of Jewish culture and traditions preferred
    Hourly rate: $40-50 per hour depending on experience

    Schedule Flexible and remote

    Interested applicants please send a resume to info@foundationjewish.org


    • 11 Jul 2022
    • 10 Sep 2022
    • Boys & Girls Clubs of Mercer County




    Director of Donor Advancement


    Boys & Girls Clubs of Mercer County, a  youth development organization serving Mercer County youth in educational, career, leadership and healthy living programs seeks a Director of Donor Advancement. 


    The Director of Donor Advancement is a key member of the fundraising team and is integral to increasing resources for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Mercer County to fulfill its mission. The Director will use innovative practices, project management, communication strategies, building key relationships and technology to engage community support in retaining, growing and attracting new resources. Work projects will include donor engagement events, individual giving, grant applications and supporting the overall fundraising & communication goals of the organization.


    Major Responsibilities

     Donor Engagement Events: Will plan and leader several small events during the year to engage current donors in building strong relationships with the Club and our mission. To attract new potential donors to these events through producing and marketing interesting events towards specific target groups. (25%)

     Grant Funding: Lead, plan and execute cultivation and solicitation strategies for a number of the organization’s portfolio of corporate/private funders. Where appropriate, write grants needed to generate gifts, solicit sponsorships or special events, and solicit general support gifts. (25%)

     Major Gifts: Manage a select portfolio of donors, created and execute cultivation, solicitation and engagement strategies, focused on increasing number of major gifts generated annually. (25%) Secondary Responsibilities

     Back office functions: Supports data entry of Donor Perfect and other software systems, writes thank you notes, email communication with donors, and other related office functions. Develop and disseminate marketing materials (invitations, programs, sponsor recognition, etc.) for print and electronic media. Supports event publicity and organizations social media strategy. (10%)

     Annual Campaigns & Event sponsorships/participation: Support project plan for annual year-end campaign, targeting new and existing donors. Carry out campaign themes in all media messages. (5%)

     Community Engagement: Attend various community events, join committees/organizations, to be one of the public faces of the organization on make introduce new people/organizations/stakeholders to the Club and becoming a potential donor. (10%)


    Qualifications, Skills and Abilities for Position

    B.A. degree in a related field, plus a minimum of five years' experience in the development/fundraising field.

    • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills.

    • Ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment and have general skills in many areas of development

    • Strong computer skills including expert use of Microsoft Office, data base software, social media utilization, data base management and more.

    • Ability to interact effectively with funders, donors, volunteers, and staff members to build strong personal relationships.


    This is a full-time salaried exempt position, which includes a full benefit package comprising of PTO, medical, life insurance, disability, and 401K plan. The salary range for this position is between $55,000 and $60,000 dependent on experience. 


    Disability Specifications - Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; use fingers and hands to type or write; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear; taste or smell. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Occasionally required to lift, transport items that may weigh 25 lbs. or less.


    Work Environment: This position is performed in a traditional office environment and at Club sites, and requires attendance at evening and weekend events. Occasional domestic overnight trips to attend business meetings, conferences, and related professional events may be required.


    The Boys & Girls Club of Mercer County is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or other characteristic protected by law.


    To apply:

    Send cover letter and resume to : danderson@bgcmercer.org

    David Anderson

    VP of Strategic Partnership & Development

    Boys & Girls Clubs of Mercer County

    212 Centre Street, Trenton, NJ 08611 


    • 14 Jul 2022
    • 13 Sep 2022
    • The Jewish Federation of Somerset, Hunterdon & Warren Counties


    The Jewish Federation of Somerset, Hunterdon & Warren Counties, NJ is seeking a Campaign Manager to plan and implement all annual campaign and development efforts.


    The mission of the Jewish Federation of Somerset, Hunterdon & Warren Counties is to invest in Jewish life by building, supporting, and safeguarding Jewish communities locally, in Israel, and around the world, now and forever.


    The successful candidate will develop, cultivate and manage donors; design and implement creative fundraising strategies; recruit, organize and train volunteer fundraisers; assure adherence to campaign time schedules; meet with individuals, corporations and organizations to solicit funds for the Federation, and develop detailed knowledge of the Jewish community. The successful candidate will also be a leader and a team player with a strong sense of purpose, commitment, personal responsibility and will be passionate about the Jewish community and the needs of Israel.


    RESPONSIBILITIES

    Campaign:

    Work with Executive Director and lay campaign chairperson in order to identify, recruit, motivate and train an active group of volunteer fundraisers from the community.

    Take leadership for conceptualizing, developing and staffing implementation of annual campaign plan, emphasizing steps to research, prioritize, cultivate, solicit, steward and continuously acknowledge donors at all levels of the campaign, as well as special appeals outside the framework of the annual campaign, and any new campaign initiatives.

    Collaborate with staff members to develop marketing materials related to the campaign plan.

    Assume leadership as key staffer for annual fundraising/outreach event and other campaign related events, handling planning, implementation and follow-up around Federation events.

    Attend and recruit for all campaign events.

    Donor Development:

    Enhance existing strategies and develop new ones to increase active donor base, elevate gift levels of current donors, secure bequests and other endowment related instruments.

    Meet with donors and prospects to keep them informed of the role of the Federation and the case for giving and to discover their interests and what motivates their philanthropy.

    Partner with Executive Director to enhance understanding of Federation’s role in the community, through development of strong relationships with Rabbis, synagogue board members, leaders in community human service agencies, and other constituent groups of the Federation.

    Work with Jewish Federations of North America and other colleagues in the philanthropic and development area to learn about, assess and adopt best practices in campaign and donor development.

    Act as primary staff for activities and stewardship of a number of affinity groups including but not limited to: Cardozo Legal Society, Maimonides medical Society and Business Networking Group.

    Management:

    Supervise other development staff, with emphasis on ongoing training and staff growth.

    Lead other staff through a process of analyzing, recommending and implementing a system of accountability with performance metrics to determine the success of development strategies and activities, using donor management software and other means.

    Collaborate with Federation finance staff to develop workable and accurate procedures and policies for tracking and reporting development activities.

    Assume other duties as needed or assigned by Executive Director to further the fundraising and overall goals of the Federation.


    QUALIFICATIONS

    • Bachelor’s degree

    • 3-5 years of experience in fund-raising, donor development, and Non-Profits

    • Strong management and leadership skills, including demonstrated success developing high-performing and collaborative staff teams and volunteer committees.

    • Demonstrated success in developing and implementing measurable strategic activities

    • Effective and articulate communicator demonstrating passion, vision, energy, integrity and good judgment.

    • Excellent organizational skills and attention to details

    • Computer literate with knowledge of fund raising data bases

    • Ability to work evenings and Sundays as needed

    The salary range for this position is between $50,000 and $60,000 with a robust benefits package. 

    TO APPLY

    Email a resumé and cover letter to Robin Wishnie rwishnie@jfedshaw.org

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