Director of Philanthropy

All About People | Phoenix, AZ, United States

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Posted Date 2/13/2023

Our client is looking for a dynamic and experienced Director of Philanthropy who is a self-starter, flexible and confident. This organization is fresh, energetic, and inclusive. If you are looking for a new way of thinking about Philanthropy then please read on!


Key Areas of Responsibility: 
Affinity Groups

  • Develop and execute a comprehensive women’s philanthropy campaign plan, in partnership with lay leadership.
  • Secure new annual donors and deepen relationships with existing supporters.
  • Develop, plan, and deliver women’s, cabinet and events (e.g., education, outreach, annual/legacy giving), to deepen engagement with current and prospective donors.
  • Special projects within Women’s Philanthropy
  • Provide staff support for lay leadership of each affinity group.
  • Identify, recruit, train, motivate and support volunteer leaders.
  • Prepare and manage budgets.
  • Oversee execution of events/programs in coordination with Marketing Director and event coordinators.
  • Recruit participants for programming, virtual and in-person events.
  • Coordinate and strengthen relationships with national Women’s Philanthropy , national Young Leadership Cabinet and other professionals.

General Annual Campaign

  • Develop and manage an annual comprehensive financial resource development plan, together with VP, Philanthropy.
  • Identify, cultivate, and establish new donor relationships.
  • Ensure effective annual donor solicitations in range of $3.000 - $9,999.
  • Identify, recruit, train, motivate and support volunteers.
  • Oversee volunteer assignments for annual giving campaigns.
  • Oversee delivery of virtual and live events in coordination with Marketing Director and event coordinators.
  • Prepare and manage budget for annual giving campaigns, together with EVP, Philanthropy.
  • Recruit participants for programming, virtual and in-person events
  • Coordinate and strengthen relationships with JFNA professionals and professionals in other communities.


  • Bachelor’s degree required. Advanced degree or certification desirable (CFRE).
  • At least 5 years of progressive experience in nonprofit fundraising is preferred.
  • Excellent written, oral communication, and presentation skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and professional relationships skills.
  • Strong management skills and knowledge of traditional and more innovative fundraising techniques.
  • Strong working knowledge of and technical proficiency with Microsoft Office suite products.
  • Familiarity with donor databases; Blackbaud products preferred.
  • Proficiency in professional usage of social media a plus.
  • Knowledge, understanding and commitment to Jewish community. Prior experience working for Jewish organizations a plus.
  • Ability to manage tasks, prioritize multiple assignments, execute work in an accurate, efficient and timely manner, and track and manage multiple work streams at once. 
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion. 
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with a variety of internal and external departments, vendors, and consultants. 


Full Time
Director of Development | Fundraising/Grants/Giving | Philanthropy
Organization Type
Dental | Life Insurance | Medical Insurance | Paid Holidays | Paid Vacation | Relocation Available | Sick Days | Vision
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