The Associate Director of Annual Giving is part of the development team of CESJDS. The Associate Director reports directly to and is supervised and evaluated by the Director of Development. The role of the Associate Director is to manage and further the Ma’ayan Annual Campaign, and to support other development efforts at CESJDS. As a member of development team, the Associate Director is expected to role model professional practices, values, and mission of the School within the context of a pluralistic Jewish community.
Identify and cultivate donors and conduct gift solicitations at all giving levels, focusing on, but not limited to, parents and grandparents
Produce reports from Raiser’s Edge to document and analyze campaign status and progress, including preparing reports for Board of Directors, Development Director, Development Chair, and Head of School
Oversee gift processing, acknowledgements and billing
Recruit, train, and manage volunteer leadership including solicitors and those focused on parent participation. Organize and run three meetings a year for these leaders.
Create Ma’ayan mail and e-mail appeals for all constituencies (parents, grandparents, alumni parents, corporations, etc.)
Develop campaign theme and all accompanying campaign materials including brochures and videos
Plan and implement annual donor recognition and cultivation events including but not limited to:
Ambassador Circle Dinner
Head of School Reception
New Parent Dinner
Oversee logistics for Dor L’Dor (Grandparents/Special Friends Visiting Day)
Work very closely with the Director of Development, Director of Alumni Relations, and Development Associates.
Other duties as assigned
5-7 years of fundraising experience with proven results
Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge fundraising database
Must be proficient in Word and Excel
Bachelor’s degree required
Will require occasional weekend and evening work, and some travel for conferences
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Candidates should submit a letter of interest, resume and references to www.cesjds.org/careers include Job Code DD100.
The Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate all applicants without unlawful consideration of race, color, age, religion, gender, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
Internal Number: DD100
About Charles E. Smith Jewish day School
Acclaimed for its excellence, the Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School (CESJDS) is among the premier Jewish community day schools in North America. Serving 1100 students on two dynamic, state-of-the-art campuses, CESJDS offers a full program of general and Judaic studies, co-curricular and athletic activities and community service. CESJDS provides rigorous study infused with creativity, innovation and hands-on engagement and cultivates students who have the academic knowledge, problem-solving, communication and interpersonal skills to be successful in the 21st century.