Yachad NE Director of Development

Orthodox Union | Boston, MA, United States

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Posted Date 6/25/2024

Who We Are:

Yachad, a program of the Orthodox Union, is dedicated to enriching the lives of Jewish individuals with disabilities and their families, by enhancing their communal participation and their connection to Judaism through social and educational programs and support services. 


Position Summary:

The Director of Development plans, directs, and implements all aspects of annual campaign development activities for the New England community. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Create, develop and implement annual campaign with quantifiable goals, strategies and measurable outcomes.
  • Plan and organize annual fundraising activities including annual gala or similar program, year- end giving day effort and new outreach events such as parlor meetings, “friendraisers”, face to face solicitations and other events aimed at expanding the reach of Yachad New England.
  • Serve as key contact person for CJP and other major Foundations in New England.
  • Research new Foundations and grant opportunities while simultaneously expanding Yachad’s relationship with Federation and current foundation supporters, resulting in increased dollars for the organization.
  • Develop and implement strategies to significantly expand and build upon the current pipeline of major donors. Cultivate, solicit, and steward prospective donors through face-to-face solicitations. A minimum of two meetings per week on average with donors/prospects is expected.
  • Work along with the Director to create an environment that boosts Yachad’s visibility and creates a culture of giving within the New England community.
  • Partner with the Director of Yachad New England to market and raise funds for the most critical programs for the region.
  • In tandem with the Director, work towards building a local commission for New England to assist in all aspects of growing the chapter.
  • Other duties as required



  • Minimum of 7 years work experience in a significant development role.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing an annual campaign strategy.
  • Proven experience in cultivating and soliciting five-figure donors.
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and to work independently.
  • Ability to work well within a team structure. Excellent communication, interpersonal, organization and writing skills.
  • Knowledge of the New England Jewish community is essential and understanding and belief in the mission of Yachad is helpful. 


Salary and Benefits:

  • Salary commensurate with experience. 
  • Partial health benefits with generous vacation package offered.
Salary120,000.00 - 150,000.00 Annual
Full Time
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