Senior Gifts Officer - Tri-State Area, South Florida, Los Angeles #1014

Confidential Employer | Tri State, NY, United States

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Posted Date 6/10/2024

Our client, The Tikvah Fund seeks to hire a full-time Senior Gifts Officer.

Tikvah is a leading Jewish think tank and educational institution committed to supporting the intellectual, religious, and political leaders of the Jewish people and the Jewish State. Tikvah runs a wide range of initiatives in America and Israel including educational programs, publications, and fellowships.

The Senior Gift Officer will work closely with the development team and work in partnership with the senior leadership of Tikvah to coordinate fundraising activities across all departments of the organization. This position has a direct impact on Tikvah’s financial and operational success.

The Senior Gift Officer will be a member of the development team and is expected to perform the above duties with a high degree of autonomy and independence.

This is a geographically flexible position. Strong preference will be given to candidates in the Tri-State Area, South Florida, Los Angeles, and other major metropolitan areas.


  • Maintain a personal portfolio of major donors and prospects (annual gifts of $10,000 and greater).
  • Develop and maintain relationships with existing and prospective donors and potential organizational partners.
  • Set and regularly revise projections for all budgeted donors.
  • Research and pursue opportunities for grants and institutional partnerships.
  • Represent Tikvah at networking events, conferences, and special meetings, as assigned.
  • Attend Tikvah events and review weekly development report package.
  • Log all pledges into Salesforce and collect payment in a timely manner.
  • Support department’s strategic engagements including events, direct mail campaigns, email campaigns, etc.


  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 5+ years’ experience in closing 5 figure gifts.
  • Familiarity and strong identification with Tikvah’s mission is essential.
  • Excellent written and oral communication, sales, and marketing skills, including the ability to communicate with a diverse array of prominent professionals.
  • Ability to meet deadlines while managing multiple short-term and long-term projects.

The Senior Gift Officer will be eligible for a performance-based bonus. Excellent benefits package including health insurance, 401K plan, paid vacation, paid time off for Jewish and national holidays, and short Fridays.


Please submit your application to: Senior Gifts Officer (#1014) | Joel Paul Group

Full Time
Organization Type
Education & Schools | Global Nonprofit
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