• International Foundation Officer – TAU

    • Full Time
    • Tel Aviv

    International Foundations Officer


    The Development and Public Affairs Division of Tel Aviv University is looking for a highly motivated and experienced fund-raiser and grant proposal writer to research, develop and build relationships with charitable foundations worldwide.

    This is a full-time (100%) position, working from the office at TAU. It is not a work-from-home position.

    Job description:

    • Research and develop ties with foundations and corporate giving offices throughout the world
    • Collaborate with the University leadership and international Friends Associations to secure major gifts
    • Help formulate and implement a fundraising strategy for foundations
    • Prepare, edit and submit grant proposals in English
    • Track and send follow-up correspondence and reports to donors


    • Undergraduate degree at a minimum, master’s degree preferred in relevant field
    • English at mother-tongue level (reading, writing and speaking)
    • Good Hebrew
    • A third language – a plus
    • Experience in markets beyond Israel & the USA – a plus
    • Minimum 3 years’ experience in direct fundraising from foundations
    • Minimum 3 years’ experience in grant writing in foundation format
    • Proven track record of closing gifts of $100,000 and above
    • Excellent communication, interpersonal and administrative skills
    • Strong research skills
    • Computer savvy; Excel
    • Ability to work both independently and as part of a large international team

    Please submit the following to davidjozsef@tauex.tau.ac.il

    • A cover letter on why you think you are a qualified candidate
    • Resume in English
    • Resume in Hebrew
    • Grant writing sample
    • Confidential gift list

    Only qualified applicants who have proven writing backgrounds, and who submit all the requested material, will receive a reply.

    To apply for this job email your details to davidjozsef@tauex.tau.ac.il