The Director, Advancement Field Services is a role for a development professional who is ready to implement an exciting new plan to support the advancement work at local Hillels. The role will elevate the work of Hillels’ fundraising efforts by training, facilitating and partnering with campus professionals across the Hillel movement to build local capacity. As the Director of Advancement Field Services you will have the opportunity to develop and execute strategies to expand Hillel affiliates fundraising capacity, including leading collaborative movement wide campaigns such as Hillel’s Global Giving Week effort, developing new fundraising approaches that utilize the power of the collective through creative collaboration within the Hillel movement, such as the Hillel Big 10 Challenge, and coordinating a Major Gifts coaching program. In addition, this role will execute a Fundraising Education Program to develop field professionals skills and serve as lead staff facilitating cohort gatherings for campus Development professionals.
What You’ll Do
- Implement the Advancement Field Services strategy, including expanding collaborative fundraising campaigns such as Hillel Global Giving Week and other smaller digital fundraising campaigns, coordinating the Major Gifts Cohort between executive directors and consultants, and helping to build Hillel U’s Fundraising Education program.
- Create a suite of core advancement services where Hillel International can work and partner with campus Hillels to develop efficiency and value added support for development efforts including database services, prospect research and expanded content available for all field professionals.
- Serve as a fundraising consultant and coach to Hillels specifically around yearly campaign plans and major gift solicitation.
- Lead content creation, agenda building and scheduling for the Development Cohort, regularly facilitating the gathering of all campus based development professionals and oversee the development professional listserv, serving as point of contact for resources, questions and support.
- Collaborate and coordinate with teams across Hillel International working to advance campus Hillels fundraising, including Campus Support Directors, the Advancement, Measurement and Marketing Team ensuring alignment and integration of campus services and supports.
Assist in implementation of Centennial-related campus initiatives as they are identified including planned giving and endowment campaign efforts.
- Develop and maintain strong relationships across the movement with executive directors and development professionals of each of the local Hillel, serving as a strategic partner to elevate their fundraising capacity.
What You Bring to the Job
- 8+ years of experience in the nonprofit sector specifically within development; preference is given to individuals who have worked in Hillel movement
- BA required; Masters preferred
- Proven results in creating and implementing development strategy and/or programs
- Success in coaching or mentoring other professionals
- Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with a wide range of stakeholders and work in a complex organizational structure
- Ability to be creative in the development space and have the ability to to be dynamic and agile
- Strong organizational skills
- Independence, reliability and discretion
- Demonstrated ability to partner collaboratively with the Schusterman International Center and leverage the right available resources
- A strong passion for Hillel's vision of inspiring every Jewish student to build an enduring commitment to Jewish life, learning and Israel.
- A collaborative approach, a strong work ethic, and a willingness to take risks and learn from challenges
What You’ll Get Out of It
- Amazing, smart, dedicated, fun colleagues within the Schusterman International Center and across the Hillel movement
- Flexible work hours and location. This position is a fully remote opportunity.
- And of course… a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, Group Supplemental Retirement Annuity, pension plan, life insurance, Long Term Disability (LTD), Flexible Spending Plan, generous vacation/sick time, and parental leave
- Periodic travel to conferences, campuses, and communities across the country.
- Competitive salary of $85,000 - $95,000 depending on experience
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.
As an equal opportunity employer, all individuals are encouraged to apply without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, genetic information, medical condition, veteran status, or any other class protected under federal, state, or local laws.
If you’ve read this and thought this is you, this might be you, or this is sort-of you -- please apply. We know not everyone has all the skills and qualifications we’re asking for, and that’s OK!
For full consideration, please apply before October 1st.