Donor Relations and Database Associate

Job Type

Full Time




District of Columbia
United States


Description & Reporting

The Donor Relations and Database Associate is a regular, full-time position based in The Israel Project’s (“TIP”) Washington, DC office. He/She works under the general supervision of the Chief Operations Officer.

Key Functions and Responsibilities

  • Reports to the Chief Operations Officer
  • Oversees TIP’s donor database; responsible for all activities related to maintaining and updating donor records in TIP’s online database system (DonorPerfect/NationBuilder)
  • Develops an in-depth, detailed understanding of Donor Perfect/NationBuilder in order to be able to maintain the system appropriately; works directly with the vendor to ensure that TIP’s system is kept current
  • Responsible for all Club Level maintenance related materials going to all donor levels throughout the year (Upcoming)
  • Responsible for arranging meetings, events, and documenting interactions in donor portfolios – including some new regional events and outreach
  • Assists in preparation and development of donor appeal strategy with Development Team
  • Assists with Grant Writing and lead on Foundation Research projects
  • Lead team member on Foundation calendar tracking
  • Assists with event planning for development/donor events
  • Trains all new DonorPerfect and NationBuilder users; works with existing users to ensure consistency and continuity of the data entry into the system
  • Develops a detailed understanding of DonorPerfect & NationBuilder order to be able to generate various standard and special reports
  • Development Team Liaison with Accounting
  • Ensures the generation of the final online contribution report and ensures upload of month-end data into DonorPerfect and NationBuilder; generates appropriate reports (beginning of each month)
  • Ensures the generation of a report of all contributions received since Oct 1 of the previous year (TIP’s fiscal year runs Oct 1-Sept 30); emails report to accounting (beginning of each month)
  • Ensures the generation of the Outstanding Pledge report, emails the report to accounting (beginning of each month)
  • Responsible for development department side of Database migration to NationBuilder and DonorPerfect
  • Will be point person to train all development staff on new development software after migration and continue work above from DonorPerfect and NationBuilder
  • Lead team member on monthly donor conference calls
  • Liaison with Digital/Marketing Department to ensure all e-based campaigns are configured and distributed properly
  • Analyzes data to ensure accurate reporting of fundraising results
  • Updates and maintains donor map graphic as needed/Updates and maintains donor grid by location and number of donors
  • Prepares meeting and event briefings
  • Staffs call time for Senior Staff when necessary
  • Creation of donor call list for CEO and Senior Staff
  • Generate weekly Development Reports from DonorPerfect to track agreed up Fiscal Year Goals and distribute to Development Team.
  • Other tasks as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • 2+ years of office experience
  • Must be able to effectively plan/manage work flow on multiple projects simultaneously and manage project details with limited supervision
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • High level of proficiency in the Microsoft suite of products, must also be familiar with Adobe PDF and database management systems
  • Willingness to work off-hours, when necessary
  • Previous experience with DonorPerfect and NationBuilder preferred
  • Understanding of the Middle East and commitment to Israel

Educational Degree(s), Professional Degree(s), or Certifications(s) Required

  • Bachelor’s degree required

The Israel Project is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Please send your resume, cover letter and three references along with anything else you think we would want to see to


  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision, life and disability coverage
  • Pre-tax Section 125 Flexible Spending Account (FSA) medical reimbursement plan.
  • Paid vacation, sick time and holidays
  • 403b Retirement Plan with generous employer match after one year of service
  • Pre-tax bike share and transportation benefits

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Please send your resume, cover letter and three references along with anything else you think we would want to see to