Fundraiser for Israel advocacy organization

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Fundraiser for Israel advocacy organization
Full Time
[email protected]
Jerusalem/ Tel Aviv

Internationally acclaimed Israel advocacy organization seeks dedicated fundraiser

Attributes sought

1) Fundraising Experience

  • Has significant fundraising experience successfully soliciting people both in volume of donors and high donor value.
  • Has experience writing proposals for foundations, dealing with foundations and successfully getting money from foundations.
  • Understands the value in networking while not being too invasive of personal space.
  • Can develop a fundraising plan that addresses:
    • o Assistance in the development of a strategic Fundraising approach
    • Targeting specific demographics (mainly USA based)
    • Penetrating new markets (geographically)

2) Personal characteristics:

  • Appreciates the Organization’s mission and understands its issues. Has big goals and is dedicated to learning as much as needed to do a great job.
  • Cares and empathizes with all kinds of different people and personalities. Has tremendous perseverance-won't be deterred by hearing the word "no".
  • Effective communicator who is able to relate to people well and explain what the Organization does to prospects/donors.
  • Works well within the team. Appreciates learning from and working with the CEO and/or the senior fundraiser understanding best practices and wider organizational goals
  • Can stay focused and set clear priorities for working through lists and other fundraising projects.
  • Keeps up to date with the latest trends in Not-for-Profit (fundraising) development. Actively reads literature and seeks counsel to improve fundraising techniques.
  • Is prepared to work evenings and weekends (not Shabbat) if necessary

Requirements

  • Must be a Native English speaker
  • Must have an understanding of the Anglo culture (preferably via living there at some point)
  • Must be legally able to work in Israel
  • Must have a College Degree
  • Must have experience working in a business environment
  • Must be open to working flexibly between US & Israel hours
  • Must be open to occasional travel (1 every few months), including potential weekends

To apply: send CV/ Resume to [email protected]


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