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The Tikvah Fund is accepting candidates for two new positions:

Please see below for additional details and information on how to apply.

 

About Tikvah

The Tikvah Fund is an educational and research institute focused on advancing ideas and policies that strengthen the Jewish people and the Jewish State. Tikvah is politically Zionist, economically free-market oriented, and culturally traditional. Our institutes, programs, and publications all reflect this spirit: bringing forward serious alternatives for how the Jewish future should look, and bringing Jewish thinking and leaders into conversation with Western political, moral, and economic thought.

More information is available at www.tikvahfund.org/about/.

 

Senior Development Officer

The Senior Development Officer will work closely with both the Executive Director and the Chairman to design and implement a new development strategy as Tikvah expands its work in education, publishing, and grant-making in the United States and Israel. The Senior Development Officer will report to the Executive Director, and work in partnership with the senior leadership of the organization to coordinate fundraising activities across all departments of the fund.

The position of Senior Development Officer is new, and offers a unique opportunity to help shape the organizational strategy and growth of an international foundation advancing work in the realm of Jewish affairs and public policy.

Ideal candidates will bring 5+ years of fundraising experience, with a proven track record of cultivating personal relationships and building institutional partnerships. Familiarity and strong identification with Tikvah’s mission is essential.

This is a New York-based position.

Responsibilities of the Senior Development Officer will include:

  • Designing, implementing, and coordinating an annual fundraising plan, working closely with the Chairman and with the Executive Director
  • Development of prospect research materials and the pursuit of new fundraising opportunities
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with existing and prospective donors and potential organizational partners
  • Overseeing the establishment of a donor database, tracking campaigns and fundraising goals, generating related reports for Tikvah senior management and Board meetings
  • Coordinating with communications and social media teams to produce high-quality newsletters, solicitation letters, annual reports, and other donor collateral material and communication as needed
  • Representing the Tikvah Fund at networking events, conferences, and special meetings, as assigned
  • Managing marketing, media outreach, and coordination of special events targeted at donor engagement

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 5+ years’ experience in fundraising or related fields
  • Strong written and oral communication, sales, and marketing skills, including the ability to communicate with a diverse array of prominent professionals in the worlds of business, government, academia, and journalism
  • Ability to meet deadlines while managing multiple short-term and long-term projects

Compensation:

Competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience.

To Apply:

Please send a résumé, references, and a cover letter to Linda Nagelberg at lnagelberg@tikvahfund.org. Applications are due by 5:00 p.m. (EST) on Tuesday, February 7, 2017.

 

Development Associate

The Tikvah Fund is seeking a full-time Development Associate to assist the Senior Development Officer in designing and implementing a new development strategy as Tikvah expands its work in education, publishing, and grant-making in the United States and Israel.

Ideal candidates will have excellent oral and written communication abilities, an entrepreneurial spirit, and strong organizational skills. Familiarity and strong identification with Tikvah’s mission is essential.

This position is geared toward individuals with 1 to 3 years of experience in fundraising. We will also consider outstanding recent college graduates.  This is a new position at Tikvah and will offer substantial opportunities for training and professional growth.

This is a New York-based position.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Direct outreach to potential partners and donors via phone and personal communications
  • Managing and maintaining data related to donors, fundraising goals, and outreach campaigns
  • Participating in the design and execution of fundraising appeals and campaigns
  • Coordinating in-house and external communications, including the production of high-quality newsletters, solicitation letters, annual reports, and other donor collateral material and communication as needed
  • Event management and logistics, working in coordination with other Tikvah staff members

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Organized self-starter
  • High attention to detail

Compensation:

Competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience.

To Apply:

Please send a résumé, references, and a cover letter to Linda Nagelberg at lnagelberg@tikvahfund.org. Applications are due by 5:00 p.m. (EST) on Tuesday, February 7, 2017.