• Director of Development – Meorot Yerushalayim

    Meorot Yerushalayim, a girls’ seminary in Jerusalem for girls from non-religious backgrounds, seeks a full-time Director of Development/Fundraiser.  Please see the job description below.

    Responsibilities

    • Develop and execute an annual fundraising plan
    • Research individuals and foundations to find potential donors Secure financial support from individuals, foundations, and corporations
    • Travel 4 times a year (2 weeks each) to North America; possibly to England as well
      • This includes developing in advance a detailed schedule, list of potential donors (and the amount requesting and any “hook” or “niche” to encourage greater investment) and reporting afterward the results of each meeting.
    • Identify prospects within Israel and meets with them
    • Develop and maintain ongoing relationships with donors
    • Create and executes a strategy for a large sustained base of annual donors
    • Secure major gifts of $10,000-$100,000
    • Oversee organization of special events
    • Develop and track proposals and reports for all foundation and corporate fundraising
    • Develop and implement campaigns and other fundraising initiatives using social media
    • Arrange meetings and events for the Dean and Director when he travels
    • Ensure that relevant donor communication and tax receipting is timely and accurate
    • Develop relationships with current students, alumni, and their parents
    • Work with administrative staff to provide input for our newsletter, website and other promotional materials
    • Actively use our database (Salesforce) to track all donations, potential donations, and donor information

    Qualifications

    • Passionate about the seminary’s mission of educating women with limited Jewish backgrounds
    • Experience in development/fundraising
    • Team player
    • Detail-oriented, can develop a plan and stick to it
    • A “people person” with demonstrated excellence in communication skills (including use of Whatsapp and social media)
    • Computer skills
    • English (mother tongue), proficiency in Hebrew

    Interested candidates should send a CV to rabbilynn@gomeorot.com.

    To apply for this job email your details to rabbilynn@gomeorot.com