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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:

The Chief Development Officer is part of the organizations leadership team and is responsible for all aspects of fundraising and financial resource development at the Jewish Alliance of Greater Rhode Island. The Chief Development Officer leads a department responsible for raising funds through the 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 organizations ability to inspire giving.

Minimum Qualifications:


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


$105,000 - $120,000

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. Todays 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 create a stronger, more vibrant community for everyone. Together, we translate Jewish tradition and values into action. All of our work is guided by our core values:

Tzedakah: upholding the Jewish traditions of righteous giving and justice.
Ldor vdor: securing a future filled with Jewish tradition and heritage.
Tikkun Olam: repairing the world.
Hineni: standing with others so no one stands alone.
Klal Yisrael: supporting worldwide Judaism and the State of Israel.
Torah: pursuing knowledge and lifelong learning.