Financial Resource Development Associate

Seeking an engaging, dynamic, and motivated professional with an entrepreneurial spirit as a Financial Resource Development (FRD) Associate. Reporting to the FRD Assistant Director and Foundation Director, the Associate will bring new approaches and innovative strategies to increasing donor engagement, giving, and volunteer participation. The Associate will work in partnership with both professional colleagues and volunteers to execute development strategy, utilizing a strong work ethic and commitment to the mission and goals of the Federation.

Key areas of focus are Annual Campaign fundraising, Foundation teen philanthropy, planned giving/endowments, and marketing and communications within both FRD and programming/outreach.

Essential job functions:
1. Develop skills in managing a planned giving and endowments program as well as annual campaign programs and initiatives
2. Provide professional support to and partner with volunteer/lay leadership to identify, initiate, and develop program, planned giving, and fundraising activities.
3. Access to professional development opportunities with campaign management and planned giving and endowments
4. Collaborate with Federation staff across departments to implement FRD and communication efforts.
5. Develop measurable outcomes to evaluate effectiveness of assignments.
6. Manage special projects and additional relevant responsibilities as determined by supervisor.

Required qualifications, knowledge, skills, abilities, and personal characteristics:
1. A passionate and optimistic individual who inspires other team members to find opportunities to make improvements and strive for excellence.
2. Results driven achiever with exemplary planning and organizational skills along with a high degree of detail orientation.
3. Demonstrated success implementing strategic activities and tasks with clear goals, objectives and measurement tools.
4. A motivational communicator, both written and verbal, who is effective in 1-on-1 and group settings, able to engage with internal and external audiences.
5. Goal driven person who maintains high performance standards.
6. Flexible perspective – ability to work with processes and systems that are evolving and subject to change.
7. Understanding of the complexity of the volunteer/professional relationship and success managing those relationships in an effective and professional manner.

8. Strong knowledge of Jewish community, culture and practices. Passion for the mission of Federation and the Jewish community including Israel and world Jewry.
9. Experience managing and developing projects and budgets.

Application Instructions

Applicants apply directly to Employer.
Applicants must include a cover letter stating interest in the position, a list of three recent professional references who only will be contacted in case of a candidate being interviewed, and a resume of educational and professional experience. Application should be sent via email. Please, no phone calls.
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Job Summary

  • Duration: full-time
  • Benefits: paid vacation, sick leave, parental leave, medical, vision, dental, 401(k) or 403(b) plans, Life Insurance, Paid Holidays
  • Preferred Experience: Entry Level (0-2 years)
  • Preferred Degree: Bachelors
  • Job Posted: 2021-07-14
  • Times this job has been viewed: 306 times
  • Job is posted for: 60 days
  • Job Categories: Annual Campaign, Development Associate, Planned Giving
  • Organization Type: Federation, Foundations
Job Location
Jewish Federation and Jewish Foundation of Nashville and Middle Tennessee
801 Percy Warner Boulevard Suite 102
Nashville , Tennessee 37205


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