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Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Development Associate, National Council of Jewish Women, New York, NY

Development Associate 

Posted on: August 28, 2013
Posted by: National Council of Jewish Women


Reporting to Director of Development, the Development Associate will provide wide-ranging support to the Director, the Senior Manager, and the Department, and assist in the smooth-functioning of the Department.


The Development Associate will be involved in daily operations, including, but not limited to:
  • Helping to prepare reports, briefings, research, and presentational materials for board and committee meetings
  • Assisting with donor tracking and cultivation information, including status of funding requests, donor communications, and next steps in donor cultivation
  • Communicating with various constituencies, internal and external, on behalf of the Director of Development
  • Assisting in the preparation of materials for meetings with donors, foundations, and sponsors
  • Coordinating with various aspects of fundraising for special annual events, including assisting with logistics and speakers, for benefit luncheons and/or dinners
  • Providing support and resources to the Israel Office – track and manage pledges for the Israel Granting Program (IGP) and provide information on prospective IGP donors to staff and lay leaders; assist with coordination of missions to Israel
  • Conducting research for prospects and donors, using online research, donor search engines, and collection of anecdotal information
  • Providing additional staff support to committees as assigned
  • Conducting ad hoc research projects as assigned
  • Assisting with national meetings, major donor events, cultivation and recognition events, as well as leadership/training meetings
  • Coordinating event related fundraising and tribute gifts
  • Overseeing the acknowledgment process and editing acknowledgement letters
  • Serving as liaison to consultants as needed
  • Assisting in the maintenance of the Raiser's Edge system, including inputting relevant donor data and generating reports
  • Assisting with corporate giving strategy
  • Performing other job related duties as required

  • BA degree from 4-year accredited college/university
  • Minimum three years of progressively responsible fundraising experience, preferably with a nonprofit organization
  • Knowledge and experience with fundraising database programs and search engines, specifically Raiser's Edge and Research Point/Target Analytics
  • Strong analytic and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal and collaborative skills 

NCJW, located in the Upper West Side of New York City near Columbia University, offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, including health and dental insurance. To be considered for this position, please send your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to and write "Development Associate" in the subject line of your email. Applicants not following this outline will not be considered. NCJW is an equal opportunity employer.

Recruiters, please do not contact NCJW about this post. No phone calls about this post.

Please do not contact NCJW about other services, products or commercial interests

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