Director, Major Gifts and Corporate Relations

Staenberg-Loup JCC | Denver, CO, United States

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Posted Date 5/09/2023

The Staenberg–Loup Jewish Community Center (JCC Denver) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to serve, strengthen, and inspire the community guided by timeless Jewish tradition. For over 100 years, the JCC Denver has served the Denver metro area through educational, social, cultural, fitness, sports, and other programs that are rooted in Jewish values. The J creates a vibrant and inclusive family and social gathering place with five program areas focused on connection, community, and well-being that include: a robust fitness center, family and early childhood engagement, the Mizel Arts and Culture Center, summer camps, and specific engagement programming for teens, young adults, seniors, and the LGBTQIA+ community.

The Staenberg-Loup JCC seeks a Director, Major Gifts and Corporate Relations who will be responsible for sourcing and securing vital revenue streams and key external partnerships. A successful candidate will bring expertise in building corporate relationships, managing and implementing annual and major gifts campaigns and experience in the Jewish communal space.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the Chief Development Officer to develop a multi-year growth strategy around major corporate giving cycles to ensure the advancement and sustainability of corporate support over time
  • Create and implement cultivation and solicitation strategies for new and existing donors
  • Engage the local business community to raise funds and resources for the JCC’s mission and programs; create proposals and lead presentations as needed
  • Manage a portfolio of 50 individual major gift donors and prospects
  • Design and implement a robust stewardship calendar for your portfolio, ensuring regular donor touchpoints, thoughtful solicitation timing, and creative giving options
  • Partner with JCC leadership team to leverage relationships and maximize resources
  • Utilize the donor database (Raiser's Edge) to maintain accurate records of all donor interactions, programmatic interests, and trends in giving
  • Report on fundraising progress to senior management
  • Generate new ideas that increase revenue and donor engagement

Qualifications & Skills

  • 5+ years of experience in nonprofit fundraising with a focus on major and corporate giving
  • Proven record of accomplishment soliciting and securing gifts of $10,000+
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects
  • Entrepreneurial self-starter who crafts creative solutions and opens doors to new donor relationships
  • Extensive knowledge of Jewish philanthropy, understanding of the Denver Jewish community is a plus
  • Strong presence with the ability to inspire, influence and build credibility with donors, lay leadership and staff
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; strong public speaking and presentation skills
  • High level of proficiency using MS Suite and Excel in particular
  • Proficiency in working with donor management software, Raiser’s Edge a plus
  • Passion for the mission of the JCC
Salary88,000.00 - 100,000.00 Annual
Full Time
Fundraising/Grants/Giving | Major Gifts Officer | Philanthropy
Organization Type
Arts & Entertainment | Camps & Camping | Community Centers | Education & Schools | Other | Senior Services | Youth
Retirement Plans | Dental | FSA | Life Insurance | Medical Insurance | Paid Holidays | Paid Vacation | Sick Days | Vision
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