Is your passion in sales but your mission to give back to the community? Alpert Jewish Family Service (Alpert JFS) has an opportunity for you to take your skills and utilize them to support our mission to help members of the community during challenging times in their lives.
We are currently looking for a Director of Development and Fundraising to cultivate and strengthen relationships with major donors, prospects, foundations, corporations and community stakeholders. This individual will be responsible for the overall day-to-day planning and execution of all fundraising-related activities including the supervision of the development staff and coordinate partnerships/collaboration throughout the organization.
This position requires a person of high-energy, integrity and dedication to the mission of the organization. The ideal candidate has strong and engaging communication skills (both written and spoken).
Minimum of 3 years progressively responsible experience as a leader in a combination of high-profile corporate, entrepreneurial and/or non-profit settings with major responsibility for business sales and/or fundraising and institutional advancement, and experience in managing a significant fund-development program, marketing, financial management, organizational development and governance.
Bachelor’s Degree required, with a Master’s Degree preferred.
Proven history of high-level, high-return fundraising or business development results based on building strong, enduring relationships with donors/customers.
Comprehensive management skills and experience, including but not limited to short and long-term planning and evaluation, direction, and team building and development through coaching, support, and motivation of professional staff.
Demonstrated success in development, fundraising, and volunteer management including annual campaign planning, donor cultivation, planned giving.
Strong knowledge of key philanthropic trends and top-level contacts with major local and regional funding.
Strong familiarity of the Palm Beach County business, social, and philanthropic community.
Administrative expertise, including donor management software, word processing, analytics, spreadsheet applications and database management.
A personal commitment to and understanding of the Jewish community, Jewish values and broader civic and community issues a plus.
Prior experience working for a Jewish organization a plus.
Must be able to work and/or participate in community wide events on nights and weekends, out-of-town meetings, and travel to conferences.
Valid FL Driver’s License and current auto insurance.
About Alpert Jewish Family Service
Alpert Jewish Family Service (ALPERT JFS), a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, has strengthened and enriched the lives of men, women and children of all ages. We do this through a continuum of focused programs addressing the well-being of children and families of all ages, the independence and well being of older adults, and the optimal quality of life for individuals with special needs.
At Alpert JFS, we are home to over 100 skilled professionals, working as one team, in one place, as one family.
This model of care has been the heart of Alpert JFS since 1974. Our multi-faceted, comprehensive approach to caring for individuals and families has made us who we are. It also makes us the reason why so many choose Alpert JFS as the place to enhance their well-being and help them thrive.
Our commitment to the community is approached with the highest levels of professionalism. Our commitment to the community is shaped by what matters most: the men, women, and children who come to Alpert JFS, by the thousands, for assistance during challenging times in their lives.
Our achievements and commitment today and tomorrow are made possible by the generous support of people like y...ou. Whether you’re a donor, staff member, client, or volunteer, one thing is for certain: You are family. Together, as a family, we can continue to pave the way to a brighter future for our community.