Director of Advancement

Beth El Synagogue Center | New Rochelle, NY, United States

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Posted Date 2/26/2024

Beth El Synagogue Center (Beth El) is a large, multi-generational, egalitarian congregation, located in New Rochelle, New York. Beth El provides a wide range of religious, educational, social and community activities for all ages. With a deep commitment to our past and an unwavering focus on the future, we are seeking an inspiring Director of Advancement to join our team and partner with our dynamic clergy, staff and lay leaders on our journey to help people find connection, meaning and spirituality.

As the Director of Advancement you will have the unique opportunity to be a part of shaping the future of our synagogue by spearheading innovative initiatives, fostering meaningful relationships, and ensuring the continued flourishing of our community. This is more than a job – it's a chance to make a lasting impact and be a part of advancing the synagogue’s vision.



Visionary Leadership:

- Develop and implement a strategic advancement plan that reflects our values, engages our community, and propels us forward into an exciting future.

- Lead by example, inspiring others with passion, creativity, and unwavering commitment to our mission. Cultivation and Connection:

- Cultivate deep and meaningful relationships with our members, donors, and partners, ensuring they feel valued, connected, and empowered to make a dierence.

- Create innovative engagement opportunities that bring our community together, foster connections, and celebrate our shared journey.

Transformational Fundraising:

-  Lead fundraising eorts with creativity, vision, and enthusiasm, mobilizing our entire community to support our programs, initiatives, and aspirations.

-  Develop inspiring campaigns and events that capture hearts and minds, communicate the values and essence of the synagogue community, driving philanthropic support and sustainable growth.

Strategic Communication:

-  Develop and implement strategic communication strategies that amplify our message, elevate our brand, and engage our community across multiple platforms and channels.

-  Harness the power of storytelling to inspire action, share our impact, and build a sense of pride and ownership within our community.



-  A visionary leader with a demonstrated track record in driving innovation and achieving impactful results in advancement, fundraising, or related fields.

-  A creative thinker and problem-solver with a proven track record of turning ideas into action and driving meaningful change.

-  A relationship builder with exceptional interpersonal skills and a genuine ability to connect with people,

-  A strategic thinker with a strong understanding of fundraising principles, techniques, and best practices.

-  A strong background in marketing and communications.

-  A team player with a collaborative spirit and a commitment to fostering an inclusive and supportive community.

-  An excellent communicator with strong writing and presentation skills, able to convey complex ideas with clarity and conviction.

-  7+ years of substantive experience in fundraising, including donor relations and solicitation

-  Board engagement, cultivation, and development experience





Full health benefits, vacation time and 403b plan
To Apply Please send cover letter and resume to [email protected]

Salary80,000.00 - 90,000.00 Annual
Full Time
Philanthropy | Planned Giving
Organization Type
Community Centers | Synagogue
Retirement Plans | Paid Vacation
Job Location
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