Director of Women's Philanthropy

Jewish Federation of Broward County | Davie, FL, United States

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Posted Date 12/20/2022

POSITION TITLE: Director of Women’s Philanthropy

FLSA: Exempt

DEPARTMENT: Financial Resource Development                             

REPORTS TO: Senior Vice President, Annual Campaign Director


What You’ll be Responsible For:


The Director of Women’s Philanthropy is responsible for planning, implementing and managing the Women’s Philanthropy campaign including the development of goals and objectives, facilitating the expansion of dollars raised, increasing the donor base, enhancing volunteer and leadership engagement, optimizing events and programs and identifying new areas of opportunity. 

The Director of Women’s Philanthropy establishes and maintains successful relationships with donors and manages select campaign events, and other campaign operations, which may include oversight of additional events, campaign projections, leadership development, outreach activities, and handling additional logistics of the operation of the Annual Campaign. 

The Director will also have supervision responsibilities for the WP Development Associate and administrative staff.  The Director will have a portfolio of solicitations and donor management assignments. 


What you’ll be doing (principal duties/responsibilities/tasks of the role, typical day):


·         Develops and implements an Annual Women’s Campaign Operating Plan that establishes quantifiable and measurable goals and related strategies for programmatic, fundraising, volunteer and operational activities.

·         Maintains a campaign tracking and reporting system that provides lay and professional leadership with timely and accurate information.

·         Identifies, educates and motivates volunteers to actively participate in the Campaign and Women’s Philanthropy activities and to provide the necessary bridge between Women’s leadership and other Federation activities.

·         Works in partnership with the Women’s Philanthropy Board Chair to set agenda for all WP programs including: executive board meetings, committee meetings and events.

·         Leads Federation effort to grow the Lion of Judah society ($5,000+ annual gift) and Lion of Judah Endowment Society ($100,000+ endowment).

·         Oversees the implementation of recruitment, logistics, agenda and materials preparation, meeting minutes and follow-up items, ensuring timely delivery and accuracy, for all WP programs.

·         Works in partnership with development colleagues and other departments of Federation to support the Financial Resource Development model to maximize fundraising efforts in the annual campaign, planned giving and endowment, supplemental giving, and corporate philanthropy.

·         Cultivates and steward donor prospects and carries a personal portfolio of donors.

·         Increases the donor base and fundraising efforts.

·         Builds a strong collaboration and partnership with professionals overseeing the North Broward and East Fort Lauderdale initiatives.

·         Oversees the WP Emerging Leaders leadership development program through the supervision of the WP Development Associate.

·         Engages in community activities and serves as a leadership role model for women in the community.

·         Maintains effective communication with the national system and other non-profits regarding trends in Women’s Philanthropy.

·         Monitors budgets for Women’s Philanthropy divisional activities.

·         Perform other duties as assigned.

What you need to succeed:


  • Superior interpersonal and communication skills
  • Emotional intelligence and a strong social radar.
  • Good judgement and decision-making skills
  • Motivated by innovating, moving quickly, and executing well
  • Eager to give and receive constructive feedback within a highly collaborative team
  • Passionate about providing top-notch “customer” service to all external and internal stakeholders
  • Able to identify problems when they arise and quickly work to create solutions and implement them
  • At ease with and enjoys working with professionals and volunteers from all generations and backgrounds
  • Be flexible and reachable across all communication platforms during non-traditional work hours
  • Flexibility to work from JFBC HQ, home office and various event or meeting locations



Required Experience:


  • Preferred Education: Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree preferred
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of experience in community organizing and/or financial resource development for a Jewish communal or nonprofit agency
  • Knowledge of the Jewish customs and traditions preferred
  • PC literacy with strong competency in all Microsoft Office Suite programs (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve high performance goals and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work with all kinds of people with a friends and professional approach
  • Growth oriented, positive, and encouraging leader who can keep employees and management accountable to company policies, procedures, and guidelines.
  • Committed to community and has a passion for the mission.




The benefits of this position include a full suite of medical benefits, up to 3% retirement contribution; competitive paid time off and parental leave; work culture that pairs high expectations and accountability with significant flexibility.


This job description is intended to convey information essential to understand the scope of the position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of skills, efforts, duties, or responsibilities associated with the position.


Salary85000.00 - 90000.00 Annual
Full Time
Annual Campaign | Fundraising/Grants/Giving | Philanthropy
Organization Type
Retirement Plans | Dental | FSA | Leave Early for Shabbat | Life Insurance | Medical Insurance | Paid Holidays | Parental Leave | Vision
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