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Development Director
Jewish Federation of Greater Harrisburg
3301 N Front St
Harrisburg, PA 17110

Principal Responsibilities:

The Jewish Federation of Greater Harrisburg is seeking a Director of Development to plan and implement all fundraising efforts, including acting as the lead manager of the capital and major gifts campaign for the new Alexander Grass Campus for Jewish Life.Reporting to the CEO, the Director of Development will develop and implement the annual campaign plan. The successful candidate will cultivate, steward and oversee donor relationships; design and implement creative and innovative fundraising strategies; recruit, organize, train and supervise volunteers; assure adherence to fundraising time schedules; oversee budgets; meet with individuals, corporations, and foundations to solicit funds for the Federation; and attain detailed knowledge of the Jewish community and philanthropic trends. The successful candidate will be an innovative leader and a team player with a strong sense of purpose, commitment, and personal responsibility to the Jewish Federation and to fostering a culture of philanthropy in the organization.

The Director of Development reports to the CEO and works extensively in partnership with the Information Systems Director, Marketing Director, and community campaign chairs regarding all fundraising matters including the annual and special campaigns.

The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, visionary, dedicated to creating connections with current and future donors and volunteers, have an understanding of the realities of today's fundraising climate, and be passionate about strengthening the Jewish community.



Annual salary range will be based on experience and qualifications: $70,000-$80,000.

Benefits Include:

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, protected veteran status or disability.

Minimum Qualifications:



Agency Information:

Our mission is to ensure that the Jewish community of Greater Harrisburg flourishes by serving as its central unifying communal organization, and by strengthening the bonds within our community and with Israel and Jews around the world. Our organization is fully integrated with our community's Jewish Community Center which provides a wide variety of high caliber programming for the entire community at all stages of life, from early childhood education to senior programming.