Area Director - Mid Atlantic

AIPAC - The American Israel Public Affairs Committee | Baltimore, MD, United States

Posted Date 7/19/2022

AIPAC’s mission is to encourage and persuade the U.S. government to enact specific policies that create a strong, enduring and mutually beneficial relationship with our ally Israel. Our focus is clear, we come to work every day motivated to keep America strong and Israel secure. 

Our Baltimore office is looking for a dynamic fundraising professional with leadership and organizational skills and a proven track record in sales, client relations, politics, fundraising, or another field that shows your ability to build strong relationships, close deals, and grow revenue.  If you love Israel and American politics and possess the above leadership skills, this is an exceptional opportunity.  

Detailed Duties

The Mid-Atlantic Area Director will be measured against effective execution of the following tasks and responsibilities:

  • Create and execute a development plan aimed at raising pro-Israel political dollars and growing AIPAC’s revenue through high level solicitations, donor cultivation and stewardship
  • Build and sustain strong, personal relationships with current high-level donors in your portfolio and inspire them to get more invested in pro-Israel political giving
  • Identify, cultivate, and solicit new donors to join AIPAC and commit resources toward pro-Israel politics
  • Meet quarterly and annual retention, upgrade, and acquisition goals for pro-Israel politics and AIPAC
  • Identify, recruit and develop lay leadership for local political leadership roles
  • Provide timely political and policy updates that inform and inspire people to become more involved in pro-Israel politics and AIPAC


  • Intense passion for a strong U.S.-Israel relationship, as well as knowledge of issues related to Israel, the Middle East and American politics
  • A minimum of 5 years work experience in politics, sales/fundraising or a related field with a successful track record of achieving and exceeding goals
  • Exceptional people skills and the ability to form close, personal relationships with current and prospective AIPAC members
  • Work efficiently under pressure; meet deadlines; demonstrate strategic thinking and good decision-making, as well as an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Effective communication skills
  • Self-motivated and highly driven and able to work independently, in addition to working with your colleagues to meet goals and objectives
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Bachelor's degree preferred or commensurate experience

AIPAC offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits package that contributes to employees’ overall total compensation package.  We are currently working remotely two days a week, and in our offices the other three.  AIPAC is an equal opportunity employer. 

Posting Instructions:

  • Please provide a cover letter with a resume to be considered. Incomplete applications with missing documentation will not be considered.
  • In states, where permissible, AIPAC requires employees to be vaccinated against COVID 19 and will consider accommodations for religious and medical exemptions.
  • If applying for more than one position, please use the 'Attachment' function to attach a position-specific cover letter.
  • Please use your legal names when completing the employment application (No nicknames).



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