Development Officer

Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ | Whippany, NJ, United States

Posted Date 10/06/2022

Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ

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Development Officer




Full time


The Development Officer is a key member of the Campaign Department and is responsible for the growth of the more than $28 million total dollars raised for the Annual Campaign of Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ and support of internal Campaign Operations. 


  1. Forge relationships with donors, strengthen current relationships, and solicit gifts.
  2. Review daily reports to thank and connect with new donors or donors who have made a noticeable increase.
  3. Coordinate with the Director of Campaign Strategy and Operations to develop and execute plans for new donor recognition, acknowledgment, and retention strategies.
  4. Be curious and look for opportunities to engage people in different segments of our community, recapture donors we may have lost, etc.
  5. Identify donors to attend events who are capable of increased gifts.
  6. Develop individually tailored face-to-face, one-on-one cultivation and solicitation meetings, and work with appropriate lay leaders to strategize and manage their cultivation and solicitation of targeted donors.
  7. Maintain existing fundraising recordkeeping procedures to record interactions with existing and new donors and to ensure gifts are acknowledged, and recorded.
  8. Attend meetings, events, and conferences within Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ and at outside agencies/organizations as are deemed appropriate to the furtherance of responsibilities.


  • Knowledge of the Greater MetroWest community and the Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ mission.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills, oral and written.
  • Willingness to roll-up sleeves to do whatever it takes to get the job done.
  • Team player
  • Sense of curiosity and wanting to try new things in order to benefit the campaign and the overall organization
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate, lead and collaborate effectively with fundraising staff, volunteer leaders, and volunteer cultivators/solicitors.
  • Understanding of/experience in the Federation is helpful but is not essential.
  • A college degree, with a preference for a master’s degree.



  • Effective interactions with all levels of volunteers, donors, and staff
  • Personable, energetic, self-starting nature
  • Ability to work in a team environment

Good organization, technology, and computer skills

Salary60000.00 - 70000.00 Annual
Full Time
Annual Campaign | Fundraising/Grants/Giving
Organization Type
Dental | FSA | Leave Early for Shabbat | Medical Insurance | Paid Holidays | Paid Vacation | Parental Leave | Sick Days | Vision
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