Fundraiser - Philadelphia and South Jersey

Job Type

Full Time




United States


For 115 years, Jewish National Fund USA has been on the ground in Israel improving the lives of its residents and developing the land for the next generations. No other organization makes a bigger difference for the land and people of Israel. 

JNF has launched the $1 Billion Roadmap for the Next Decade (, a ground-breaking and unprecedented plan for Israel's future that focuses on connecting the next generation to Israel, building communities in Israel's Negev and Galilee, and developing infrastructure for ecology, working with people with special needs, heritage preservation, and aliyah from North America. 

JNF seeks to recruit an experienced Fundraiser to be the Assistant Executive Director of Philadelphia and South Jersey based in the JNF Philadelphia Office. This position reports to the Executive Director. 

It is understood that you will be responsible for fundraising throughout Southern NJ and Philadelphia.

Primary Job Responsibilities

  • Face-to-face meetings for solicitation, cultivation, and recognition of existing, new, and prospective donors
  • Identifying, cultivating, and closing major gift prospects
  • Participate in all aspects of the gift cycle
  • Board and/or Committee development, cultivation and membership
  • Providing professional support to Boards and/or Committees 
  • Recruiting for JNF’s Missions to Israel and National Conference


Job Qualifications: 


The Fundraiser should have 7+years of relative experience in sales/fundraising 

Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills 

Proven success in asking for and closing gifts and building and maintaining long-term relationships with donors. 

Excellent communication skills 


Are passionate about our work. You understand the importance of Israel and want to help us continue to build and support the land and its people. 

Dream big. You aren’t afraid to think outside the box. You are always bringing new ideas to the table and are able to strategize a plan of how to make them reality. 

Are Creative. A flexible and creative thinker able to find and create new giving opportunities for programs. 

Extra Credit Experience: 

Knowledge of and familiarity with the Jewish Community in the Philadelphia, Eastern Pennsylvania and South Jersey area.

Salesforce data management. 



Opportunity to Travel to Israel 


Dental & Vision 

Flexible Spending Account 

Employer-paid Life Insurance 

Employer-paid Short and Long-term Disability 

403(b) With Generous Employer Contribution 

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

Please email your cover letter and resume to