The Aleph Institute is on the front lines, helping people in prisons and their families with humanitarian, religious and social services, making an indelible impact on justice practices within the United States, helping people stay out of prison through alternative sentencing and diversion programs, assisting people throughout their reentry back to society, and providing Jewish community and religious services to members of the United States armed forces.
The Aleph Institute is seeking to fill a critical remote role on our team by hiring a Development Advancement Associate. This is a writing and research-focused position. The Advancement Associate will hold the central role in supporting development staff with efforts to connect with potential donors, partners, and other senior relationships through research, strategic thinking, and creative writing. This person will bring an innovative and creative approach to the development officers for potential donor engagement by providing strategic communications based on excellent research, as well as deepening and advancing relationships with current Aleph supporters and partners. Applicants must have exceptional and brilliant writing skills, strategic thinking, good communication skills, as well as strong research abilities, and a knack for creative problem solving. We seek applicants who can consider philanthropists’ and public/political figures’ backgrounds and interests and think of avenues for engagement with Aleph’s work. Self-lead individuals who take initiative are a must. Applicants seeking full-time employment preferred.
Qualifications and Skills:
• Great at written and inter-personal communication
• Skilled at building and maintaining relationships
• Able to think of creative ways to connect with people and foster relationships
• High level of creativity and ingenuity
• Can-do, positive attitude
• Team-player mentality
• Observable past experiences with bringing people together, leading community involvement and/or instigating a social change