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20 Dec 2012

Full-Time Director of Development

Anti-Defamation League – Posted by Jewish Jobs New York, New York, United States

Job Description

Join the nation’s premier human relations/civil rights organization.

We have a mission to fight anti-Semitism and hate, and to secure justice and fair treatment for all. ADL is looking for talented, passionate people who want to make a difference today…and tomorrow!






Based in New York, the Director of Development will develop, implement and evaluate regional fundraising programs to successfully meet annual, designated and endowment goals established in collaboration with the Regional Director and approved by the National Development Office. Identify and cultivate donors and implement targeted solicitation strategies designed to increase the donor base and close gifts. Plan and oversee the implementation of fundraising events and special programs tailored to local target populations and in support of ADL initiatives.




Bachelor’s degree, plus additional related college courses or professional training.

Five to seven years of community fundraising experience in a volunteer environment.

Experience in direct solicitation and closing gifts.

Event planning experience.

Strong organizational, management and administrative skills including the ability to multi-task.

Proven ability to solicit and close financial agreements with donors is essential.

Sound understanding of financial reports and budgeting.

Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication and presentation skills.

Familiarity with word processing, spreadsheet, and database management software.

Effective speaking capability with business, corporate, philanthropic and Jewish communal leaders.

Flexibility to work evenings and weekends to represent ADL and attend community fundraising events.

Frequent travel within the region; occasional overnight travel may be required.

How to Apply

For immediate consideration, please send resume and cover letter to, Subject: Director of Development.

Job Categories: Education/Teaching. Job Types: Full-Time.


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