Associate Director of DevelopmentAt Camp Ramah in the Berkshires
The Associate Director of Development will work with the Ramah Berkshires development team (lay and professional) to implement a comprehensive annual fundraising program, that includes annual fundraising events, donor stewardship, and alumni engagement. This is a new position, and a fantastic opportunity for a creative professional with development experience to help our organizational fundraising efforts grow during an exciting stage of our organization’s history.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
-Work in a highly collaborative fashion and in conjunction with the Camp senior professional team and lay leadership to identify, cultivate and solicit donors.
-Direct the research, planning, and execution of the annual campaign, including prospect research, cultivation, solicitation, donor stewardship, direct marketing, and relationship building.
-Plan and manage all aspects of major fundraising and stewardship events, including the annual gala, golf outing, major donor appreciation events.
-Develop and execute new fundraising and stewardship events and initiatives in support of the Annual Fund.
-Serve as lead staff for in-Camp community engagement events, including Yom Hachnasat Orchim (Visiting Day), Clergy Day, and Yom Bogrei Ramah (annual alumni reunion).
-Work in partnership with the Development Committee to engage lay leaders in annual fundraising efforts, including solicitations and donor appreciation efforts.
-Serve as the key liaison and lead staff for the Ramah Berkshires Alumni Association, facilitating year-round alumni events, communication, and community building.
-Expand our young alumni donor base, expanding the number of alumni ages 18-40 donating through monthly giving, on an annual basis, and through special campaigns.
-Manage systems to track and cultivate donors and prospects, including our donor database.
-Work in partnership with the Communications Coordinator to create marketing campaigns to support annual fundraising initiatives.
-Develop new strategies and initiatives based on a comprehensive analysis to increase the number of prospects under active management.
-Ensure individual donors are acknowledged appropriately for giving.
-Track and report progress using specific metrics.
-Other duties as assigned.
-Salary commensurate with experience.
-Benefits and vacation package included.
-Opportunity for camp tuition discount.
-Opportunity to reside in Camp during the summer.
RequirementsQualifications and Success Factors -Minimum 3-5 years experience in fundraising. -Takes initiative and executes on new ideas. -Exceptionally organized and detail-oriented. -Experience in volunteer management. -Excellent verbal and written communication skills. -Proficiency with donor databases, spreadsheets, and Microsoft and Google applications. -Ability to establish and foster relationships with donors and prospective donors in Jewish culture and values. -Proven ability to thrive in a dynamic, high-energy environment. -Team player with a good sense of humor. -Familiarity with Ramah and/or Jewish camping preferred.
How to ApplyInterested candidates please forward resume and cover letter to email@example.com. No calls please.
Camp Ramah in the Berkshires
Associate Director of Development
25 Rockwood Place, Suite 345, Englewood, New Jersey, 07631, United States