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Chief Development Officer
Bonnie & Donald Dwares JCC of the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island
401 Elmgrove Ave
Providence, RI 02906

Principal Responsibilities:

To Apply: Please send cover letter and resume to Gail Putnam at
Salary: $120,000 - $140,000 - Commensurate with experience and competitive with local market. In addition, a generous benefits package is included.

The Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island is looking for a Chief Development Officer to help us reimagine Jewish philanthropy in Rhode Island. Working from the solid foundation of a $3 million annual giving campaign, the Chief Development Officer will work with the CEO to create new strategies to grow support for the Jewish community in the region. The Chief Development Officer will have the opportunity to provide strategic guidance to the entire organization as part of the Alliance's Leadership Team. The person also leads a team responsible for all aspects of fundraising, including an annual campaign, endowment, supplemental campaigns, corporate sponsorships, grants, events, and other means of raising funds.

The ideal candidate possesses a record of successful fundraising, including prospecting, donor stewardship, cultivation of major gifts, and a clear understanding how fundraising connects to the larger success of the organization, as well as strong leadership skills. The candidate should have a curiosity and passion for building new relationships and securing new donors, as well as a positive outlook on the organization's ability to inspire giving.

Minimum Qualifications:

Individual Giving, Annual Campaign and Supplemental Campaigns

Endowment and Donor Advised Funds

Other Fundraising and Community Development
Organizational Leadership


$120,000 - $135,000

Agency Information:

The Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island (the Alliance) serves to enrich the quality of life for Jews in Rhode Island, in Israel, and around the world. Today's Alliance is where the community comes together as one to develop responses to critical issues facing Rhode Island. We do this through philanthropy, education and wellness opportunities, community relations, and by convening agencies, synagogues, and organizations to address issues of common concern. Together, we translate Jewish tradition and values into action. All of our work is guided by our core values:

To Apply: Please send cover letter and resume to Gail Putnam at