Posted on October 8, 2012
Assistant Director, Development
American Jewish Committee
American Jewish Committee - Assistant Director, Development
Founded in 1906, AJC seeks to enhance the well-being of the Jewish people and Israel and to advance human rights and democratic values in the United States and around the world. In addition to its New York headquarters and Office of Government & International Affairs in Washington, D.C., AJC has regional offices and affiliates across the U.S. and overseas in addition to a multitude of global partnerships.
Among Jewish organizations, AJC is the preeminent leader in the global arena. With a presence in Belgium, France, Germany, India, Israel, Italy and Switzerland, AJC’s network of relationships with, and access to, the key decision makers and thought leaders on every continent is unmatched. AJC is recognized by foreign leaders, the Israeli and U.S. governments as an effective and trusted interlocutor for Jewish issues, human rights and advocacy for democratic values. Today, AJC proactively tackles the greatest concerns of Jewish communities around the globe.
AJC seeks a dynamic and motivated Assistant Director of Development in our Chicago office.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Organize and implement fundraising activities including events and gift solicitations
Work with the Campaign Chair, Campaign Cabinet and board members
Implement fundraising events with honorees with set target goals. S/he will be responsible for reaching these goals
Solicit and maintain ongoing contact with current donors to promote repeat donations and follow-up periodically with former donors to get them to contribute again.
Bachelor’s degree or higher
Minimum 5-10 years of fundraising experience with a proven track record
Excellent interpersonal skills, well organized, tenacious, goal-oriented and have strong oral and written communication skills. S/he will possess a strong power of persuasion.
Please submit your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to Myrna Frankel at firstname.lastname@example.org.
AJC is an Equal Opportunity Employer