Assistant Director of Development - Washington, DC
February 7, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
4 Year Degree
The Assistant Director of Development will be an integral part of the passionate, dedicated and motivated Washington, DC Region and Development Team. Following a year of unprecedented growth for the Region, the Assistant Director of Development will have the opportunity to build, develop, plan, and execute targeted community fundraising initiatives to engage a diverse spectrum of ADL supporters from across the Region.
Fundraising & Donor Relations: Steward, cultivate and solicit annual donors giving in the wider Washington, DC Region with a particular focus on Baltimore, Virginia and North Carolina.
Organize educational and small-scale fundraising events.
Cultivate and maintain community relationships and community outreach.
Accompany Regional Director to community events and organize donor meetings and engagements where appropriate
Foundations & Corporations: Assist the Director of Development in research, prospecting and identification of new foundations and corporations for regional support of initiatives, programs and special events.
Donor and Leadership Stewardship Events: Plan, organize and execute donor stewardship and cultivation events, including but not limited to the annual SHIELD Awards, No Place for Hate Ceremony and Regional Annual Meeting
Special Events: Assist in the execution of the ADL in Concert Against Hate, the Region's signature fundraiser at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Participate in special assignments or projects to assist the Regional Director of Development or as representative at the National level.
Participate in development-related functions such as marketing, design/preparation of print materials, event logistics, and post-event follow up based on individual skills and office needs.
Collaborate with Regional colleagues to provide committee staff support; prepare agendas, minutes and follow up.
Maintain appropriate prospect and donor records, mailing lists and fund records.
Contribute to regional management by participating in overall regional office administration
REQUIREMENTS AND SKILLS
Passionate about ADL's mission, current programs and services
Vested interest in advancing in the fundraising, development and the nonprofit sector
Good organizational and administrative skills including the ability to multitask.
The proven ability to solicit and close financial agreements with donors is essential.
Good interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
Familiarity with word processing, spreadsheet, and database management software is essential.
Team oriented and collaborative
Three to five years of community fundraising experience in a professional or volunteer environment.
Program management and event planning experience is required
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience
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