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Jewish Women's Foundation of the Greater Palm Beaches (JWF) creates long term social change to advance the status of women and girls in the US and Israel. We provide grants, education and advocacy trainings, leadership development programs, and professional networking opportunities to further our mission. For the next 3 - 5 years, JWF is focused on economic security and empowerment for women and girls. To learn more, visit jwfpalmbeach.org. 

 

Donor Relations: 

  • Track progress on annual fundraising goals. 
  • Ensure all donors receive timely acknowledgment letters. 
  • Maintain and update donor information Donor Perfect. 
  • Maintain systems for tracking relationships with prospective and current individual donors. 
  • Create customized proposals and solicitations for donors and friends. 
  • Coordinate mailings and emails for annual campaign, end of year mailing, and fundraising events. 
  • Maintain member/donor files, including processing of new member paperwork and new pledge forms. 
  • Assist CEO and Development Committee with annual fundraising strategies. 

 

Donor Research: 

  • Research prospective individual supporters, creating profiles for top prospects. 
  • Create briefing documents in preparation for all face-to-face donor and prospect meetings as well as cultivation events. 
  • Research prospective corporate sponsors and apply for support. 

 

Communications: 

  • Ensure organizational informational packets are well presented, and communications collateral material is kept up to date and stocked. 
  • Lay out organizational emails and mailings, and all communications for Development Committee, annual campaign, and general fundraising emails. 
  • Maintain email/mailing lists and ensure up to date contact information for all stakeholders. 
  • Send event information, campaign donor, and new membership information to web designer to keep website up to date 
  • Where indicated, prepare institutional grant proposals, maintain relationships with institutional funders, and ensure adherence to reporting deadlines 

 

Programming & Event Support 

  • Oversee and track corporate and individual sponsorships for JWF’s annual fundraising luncheon, including communications with sponsors, tracking ad submissions, and ensuring graphic designer has ad copy. 
  • Assist with event registration, set up, and other onsite support for all programs and events. 
  • Other duties as assigned. 

 

Competencies and Qualifications: 

  • Passion for JWF’s mission and interest in philanthropy 
  • Self-starter, quick learner, and ability to work well under pressure 
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail 
  • Interest in fundraising and growing within the organization  
  • Demonstrated resourcefulness, optimism, problem solving, and flexibility 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills 
  • Strong data and database management skills, ability to create and run reports, manage, and interpret data 
  • Proficiency with MS Office, Donor Perfect, and Constant Contact 
  • Knowledge of the local community, non-profits, and gender issues 
  • Ability to work some evenings and occasional weekends 
  • Bachelor’s Degree and 1-3 years of relevant work experience 

 

Compensation is based on a variety of factors, including prior experience. The salary range is $50,000 - $55,000 annual plus other benefits.  

 Interested candidates are expected to thoroughly review JWF’s website before emailing a cover letter and resume (pdf only) to Jennifer Kryshka, CEO, at jennifer@jwfpalmbeach.org.  

 Cover letter should address specific interests in feminism, gender issues, or JWF’s mission; please do not reiterate work experience. Position will remain open until filled. 

Jewish Women's Foundation of the Greater Palm Beaches (JWF) creates long term social change to advance the status of women and girls in the US and Israel. We provide grants, education and advocacy trainings, leadership development programs…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    January 4, 2022
  • Application Deadline
    January 3, 2022
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Entry level
Salary
USD $50,000 - USD $55,000
/ year

Benefits

health insurance reimbursement, generous PTO, retirement contributions after one year, healthy work/life balance

health insurance reimbursement, generous PTO, retirement contributions after one year, healthy work/life balance

Location

On-site
2247 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd, West Palm Beach, FL 33409, USA
Suite 208

How to Apply

Interested candidates are expected to thoroughly review JWF’s website before emailing a cover letter and resume (pdf only) to Jennifer Kryshka, CEO, at jennifer@jwfpalmbeach.org.  

Cover letter should address specific interests in feminism, gender issues, or JWF’s mission; please do not reiterate work experience. Position will remain open until filled. 

Interested candidates are expected to thoroughly review JWF’s website before emailing a cover letter and resume (pdf only) to Jennifer Kryshka, CEO, at jennifer@jwfpalmbeach.org…

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