Founded in 1906, AJC seeks to enhance the well-being of the Jewish people and Israel, and to advance human rights and democratic values in the United States and around the world. Among Jewish advocacy organizations, AJC is the leader in the global arena. We are known for our unparalleled access to diplomats, government officials, and faith leaders in more than 100 countries. In addition to our New York headquarters and Office of Government and International Affairs in Washington, D.C., AJC has offices across the United States and around the globe, and maintains partnerships with Jewish communities worldwide concerns of Jewish communities around the globe.
AJC operates simultaneously at the international, national and local levels with a physical presence in the United States, Europe, Asia, and South America. AJC Palm Beach is a Palm Beach County-based regional office of this major global organization. The role of the regional office is to: 1) bring this major global mission to life through local advocacy and educational programming, 2) build a leadership cadre, and 3) raise funds which support the global efforts of the organization.
AJC’s Palm Beach office is a fast-paced, highly effective organization that demands creativity, commitment, passion for global Jewish advocacy, and the ability to build relationships across the Jewish community.
The role of the Director of Leadership Engagement/Development will be to support these efforts in coordination with the Director and the Palm Beach Board of Directors. He/She will be primarily responsible for helping to implement a successful fundraising campaign with particular emphasis on personal solicitations, community involvement, special events, new leadership development, and public relations.
The ideal candidate will be a smart, high-energy, self-starter who combines organizational acumen and professionalism with a love of Jewish heritage and Israel, familiarity with Jewish culture, knowledge of the local Jewish community, and experience in, and dedication to, promoting pluralistic values. A strong commitment to Israel and to AJC's mission/priority areas are also important.
The best candidate will be an experienced development professional with planning and management skills and a proven track record of fundraising success. He/She will have significant experience organizing and implementing both small and large events, donor cultivation, major gift solicitation, and stewardship. However, major life experience will also be considered very highly if most other attributes are in place. The candidate must also be a consummate team player who works effectively with various constituencies. Proficient computer skills, exceptional organizational and writing skills, and strong interpersonal skills including an excellent telephone presence are a must.
AJC is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Please submit your application on: https://ajchr.wufoo.com/forms/dir-of-leadership-engagement-palm-beach-2018/