Development Officer, Women’s Philanthropy

Job Type

Full Time

Published

08/10/2018

Address

126 High Street
Boston
Massachusetts
02110
United States

Description

Passion. Purpose. Impact. CJP is at the heart of Greater Boston's Jewish community, but our reach is felt around the world. We bring together the resources, volunteers, leadership, and expertise to care for people in need, advocate for Israel, and ensure a vibrant Jewish future. Together, we're helping struggling families find financial stability, making Jewish learning relevant and inclusive, connecting the next generation to Jewish life, and so much more. Our greatest resource is our people — the staff, volunteers, partners and leaders who help make Greater Boston’s Jewish community a welcoming home. It’s this energy and commitment that drive CJP’s mission. We are one of Boston's oldest and most respected philanthropic organizations and we are currently seeking a Development Officer, Women’s Philanthropy.

 

The Development Officer, Women’s Philanthropy plans, develops and implements programs that are consistent with the mission of Women’s Philanthropy (WP). The Development Officer works closely with volunteers to foster the community-building agenda of WP. This includes program follow-up plans - developing, managing, overseeing and implementing strategies for cultivation, solicitation and stewardship.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

·        Works with volunteers to develop strategies, solicit and steward relationships with donors to secure annual gifts as they pertain to programs planned in this role.

·        Plans and staffs various campaign events and other activities, including Hands on Philanthropy, WP Cookbook, WP Caring programming, WP Tzedek programming and WP Israel programming, including committee meetings and all other aspects of program design/volunteer engagement.

·        Works collaboratively with other staff on various WP programs and events

·        Works collaboratively with AVP of WP/YAI, other CJP Professionals and volunteers to develop programs that advance the mission of Women’s Philanthropy.

·        Manage a development portfolio of approximately 20 donors connected to the Women’s Philanthropy agenda

·        Works in partnership with other community agencies to enhance the mission of Women’s Philanthropy. 

·        Other duties as assigned with or without accommodation.

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:


Education:

·     BA/BS degree or equivalent knowledge or experience.

Experience:

·     1-3 years’ experience in development. 

Skills/Competencies:

·     Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.

·     Experience managing events.

·     Capacity to manage and organize confidential information. 

·     Proficient in Windows environment, including MS Word, Excel; Technical proficiency in use of databases and the internet

·     Excellent communication, interpersonal, and writing skills; self-motivation, ability to work effectively as part of a team, sense of humor;

·     Ability to work independently, creatively, and flexibly in a dynamic environment. 

·     Ability to be flexible and adaptable to changes and shifting priorities.

Other:

·     Strong personal commitment to the CJP mission.

·     Knowledge of Jewish community a plus.

·     Flexibility to work evenings and some weekends.

 

CJP offers that rare opportunity to tap your skills, talents, and experience to benefit a greater good while you grow professionally. You will work in a dynamic environment, with a diverse group of individuals who share your commitment and enthusiasm. Together, you will make a difference for Jews and non-Jews in Greater Boston and worldwide. We offer competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits and a collegial, family-friendly work and team environment. 

 

For more information about CJP, go to www.cjp.org.

 

Please use this link to apply: https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=1956899    

 

CJP conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.

 

CJP is an equal opportunity employer. People with disabilities, women, veterans, people of color, and LGBTQ people are encouraged to apply. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

 

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

CJP offers that rare opportunity to tap your skills, talents, and experience to benefit a greater good while you grow professionally. You will work in a dynamic environment, with a diverse group of individuals who share your commitment and enthusiasm. Together, you will make a difference for Jews and non-Jews in Greater Boston and worldwide. We offer competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits and a collegial, family-friendly work and team environment. 

 

For more information about CJP, go to www.cjp.org.

 

Please use this link to apply: https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=1956899    

 

CJP conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.

 

CJP is an equal opportunity employer. People with disabilities, women, veterans, people of color, and LGBTQ people are encouraged to apply. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

 


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