Full Time

Development Associate - Baltimore

The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore Baltimore MD

The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore is seeking a hardworking and enthusiastic Development Associate to join our dedicated team of Development Professionals. We are looking for someone who will engage volunteers through a variety of fundraising and engagement initiatives, programs and events. The ideal candidate should have experience working with volunteers, managing relationships and working in teams.

What You’ll Do:

  • Create and implement programming for donors and prospective donors with a variety of professional backgrounds
  • Cultivate, solicit and steward donors, and play a role in prospect identification and donor acquisition
  • Train and support lay leaders through the development of strategy for meetings and events, generating written materials as needed
  • Empower current and future lay leaders to feel a high degree of ownership, involvement and responsibility towards the fulfillment of The Associated’s mission
  • Collaborate and strategize with The Associated’s Marketing Department
  • Ensure accuracy of donor information on The Associated’s database
  • Participate in Development Department and Associated meetings
  • Represent The Associated and maintain a personable profile in the community by developing and maintaining relationships that will help advance The Associated’s mission.

What You'll Bring to the Job:

  • Two years of non-profit fundraising experience.
  • Bachelor's degree required; Advanced degree is a plus.
  • Dedicated to strengthening the Jewish Community and invested in engaging a diverse group of stakeholders.
  • Superior ability to accomplish goals and to recruit, engage and motivate volunteers
  • Strong leadership and communication skills
  • The ability to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Creativity, flexibility, curiosity, and attention to detail
  • Commitment to The Associated's mission
  • Willingness to work select evenings and Sundays
  • The ability to maintain confidentiality
  • The ability to manage and resolve conflict
  • Reliable transportation
  • An intermediate level of proficiency in Microsoft Office programs. Experience with donor databases is advantageous.

Why You Will Love Working Here:

  • Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, 401K, life insurance, Long-Term Disability, Flexible Spending Plan, generous vacation/sick time and parental leave
  • Professional development, mentoring and skill-building opportunities
  • Potential to travel abroad, particularly to Israel
  • Satisfaction in knowing you are making a difference in the lives of people in Baltimore and around the world
     

Qualified applicants should apply to: http://bit.ly/AssociatedDevelopmentAssociate
 

The Associated is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree + Advanced Degree Preferred.