Director of Philanthropic Experiences, Hillel International

Hillel International | New York, NY, United States

Posted Date 10/06/2022

Director of Philanthropic Experiences, Hillel International 

Hillel International 

Role Overview

Hillel International's Advancement Team is seeking a Director of Philanthropic Experiences, based in New York City. This individual will play a key role in planning major movement-wide events tied to Hillel’s Centennial. Reporting to the Associate Vice President of Philanthropic Partnerships and Experiences, the Director of Philanthropic Experiences will liaise with the Conference and Events and Marketing teams while working in tandem with the Advancement team members to craft and implement creative and unique experiences for current and prospective Hillel supporters. This individual must have prior experience conceptualizing and implementing large-scale events. 


  • Ideation, conceptualization, brainstorming, and creative vision development for a wide range of projects and experiences, including videos, plenary production and events (events to include but not limited to Hillel International’s Centennial Gala, the Stakeholder Experience track of Hillel’s Global Assembly and Hillel Internationals presence at various Jewish conferences)

  • Provide written and visual depictions of concepts, themes, designs, décor, video and general production concepts

  • Maintain a robust knowledge of industry, trends, and issues so Hillel events remain innovative and on-trend

  • Select and prepare event speakers for Hillel stakeholders

  • Collaborating with internal marketing and conference and events teams as well as external creative resources on creative projects 

  • Creates a seamless, balanced, and enjoyable experience for existing and prospective donors through effective leadership and recognition techniques

  • Function as event planning lead, supported by the Advancement operations team

  • Provide on-site management and support at events

What you do well 

  • Creative, out of the box thinker 

  • Demonstrated ability to plan and organize events, preferably in New York City 

  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within changing priorities with enthusiasm

  • Experience in a deadline-driven environment with multiple priorities and limited turnaround time, especially close to event dates

  • Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills

  • Strong sense of initiative, self-starter 

  • Sound knowledge of the Jewish non-profit sector

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbally

What you will bring to the Job 

  • 8-10 years of work experience in non-profit sector or in a marketing or events roles

  • Must be open to occasional travel, weekends and evenings 

  • Great attention to detail 

  • Experience with creative teams 

  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills

  • Ability to interact comfortably and confidently with C-level executives and major stakeholders 

What You’ll Get Out of It 

  • Competitive salary in the non-profit marketplace ($90-$110k based on experience) 

  • Hillel has a comprehensive benefits plan that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, paid time off for Jewish and federal holidays, and an informal “take what you need” vacation policy. In addition, employees are enthusiastically encouraged to take advantage of professional development opportunities through Hillel U or our partner organizations.

  • Independent and hands on work in an exciting environment

Next Steps

If you’ve read this and thought this is you, this might be you, or this is sort-of you -- please apply! If you have questions, reach out to Jessica Rundle [email protected] (Talent) or Amy Marks [email protected] (hiring manager).

  • Hiring Process and Timeline Monday, Nov 2nd at 5pm PST 
  • The Formal Interview process will begin on Oct 26th and close by November 23rd
  • We hope to have someone in place by early December

What We’re About 

Hillel International is the largest Jewish campus and community-based organization in the world serving the college-age population. Working with hundreds of thousands of students globally to help Jewish students make an enduring commitment to Jewish life, learning and Israel, Hillel serves students at more than 550 colleges, universities and communities. Hillel meets all of these students during this most formative time of their lives and engages, educates and inspires these future leaders to make an enduring commitment to Jewish life, learning and Israel. This position is part of the Global Leadership team which is the main fundraising department of the organization.

Hillel is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an accepting and inclusive environment for all.

Salary90000.00 - 110000.00 Annual
Director | Philanthropy
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