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Development Officer

Company: GPAC
Location: Whippany
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Do you live or are you within commuting distance of the Greater MetroWest NJ area? Are you comfortable speaking with people, have the gift of the gab and good organizational skills? Then this opportunity is for you. A nonprofit organization is seeking a Development Officer to help raise $28 million dollars for their annual campaign and in celebration of their 100th Year Anniversary. OVERVIEW: The Development Officer is a key member of the Campaign Department and is responsible for the growth of the more than $28 million total dollars raised for the Annual Campaign and support of internal Campaign Operations. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Forge relationships with donors, strengthen current relationships and solicit gifts.
  • Review daily reports to thank and connect with new donors or donors who have made a noticeable increase.
  • Coordinate with Director of Campaign Strategy and Operations to develop and execute plans for new donor recognition, acknowledgement, and retention strategies.
  • Be curious and look for opportunities to engage people in different segments of our community, recapture donors we may have lost, etc.
  • Identify donors to attend events who are capable of increased gifts.
  • Develop individually tailored face-to-face, one-on-one cultivation and solicitation meetings, and work with appropriate lay leaders to strategize and manage their cultivation and solicitation of targeted donors.
  • Maintain existing fundraising recordkeeping procedures to record interactions with existing and new donors and to ensure gifts are acknowledged, recorded.
  • Attend meetings, events, and conferences within Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ and at outside agencies/organizations as are deemed appropriate to the furtherance of responsibilities.QUALIFICATIONS:
    • A college degree, with a preference for a master's degree.
    • 3-5 years of work experience.
    • Demonstrated ability to motivate, lead and collaborate effectively with fundraising staff, volunteer leaders and volunteer cultivators/solicitors.
    • Need to have a basic understanding of Jewish culture
    • Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills, oral and written.
    • Willingness to roll-up sleeves to do whatever it takes to get the job done.
    • Sense of curiosity and wanting to try new things in order to benefit the campaign and the overall organization
    • Demonstrated ability to act as a team player
    • Good organization, technology and computer skills. Proficient in Microsoft Office. Comfortable with basic excel and database searches Particulars: This organization is located in Greater MetroWest New Jersey. The position is hybrid but candidate must be able to work occasional evenings, meet face-to-face with donors and attend fundraising events outside of normal business hours. Benefits: Medical, dental, prescription and vision. Life insurance, LTD, flexible spending accounts and tax-deferred annuity programs. Vacation days sick days holidays Salary: $70,000 - $80,000 (starting salary commensurate with experience).Development Officer resumes may be sent confidentially to Carol Sieger, Executive Recruiter at gpac - . If you have any questions, please contact Carol at .All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations. GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States since 1990. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.

Keywords: GPAC, New York , Development Officer, Other , Whippany, New York

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