Development Associate

Temple Israel of Detroit | West Bloomfield, MI, United States

Posted Date 8/24/2022

Job Summary:

Temple Israel is looking to hire a skilled professional for our development office. The Development Associate will partner with the Strategic Development Director, Temple Staff and Temple lay leadership to provide support across all areas of development. This high-impact position is responsible for all administrative aspects of the development office and plays an essential role in ensuring the accomplishment of philanthropic objectives and goals.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates the implementation and management of fundraising projects by working closely with the Strategic Development Director to develop strategies and projections.
  • Manages all fundraising events, working closely with lay leaders and additional volunteers.
  • Coordinates campaign-related external and internal communications as needed on behalf of the Strategic Development Director and lay leadership.
  • Ensures that all recordkeeping is accurate and timely with respect to donations, pledges, payments, reports, acknowledgments and related stewardship.
  • Coordinates with the Strategic Development Director to maintain the records for all “special funds” and provides continuous stewardship of all existing and potential donors.
  • Attends cultivation and solicitation meetings, as needed.


Skill and Educational Requirements:

  • 2-3 years of experience in fundraising.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office especially Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Excellent organizational, multi-tasking and independent work skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to effectively communicate in written and verbal communications.
  • A proactive approach to drive projects.


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