Company: The Jewish Federations of North America
Posted on: February 20, 2021
The Jewish Federation of Cleveland Beachwood OH About the
The Jewish Federation of Cleveland is searching for a dynamic
professional to serve as Campaign Director. The Campaign Director
is a full-time position that oversees both short and long-term
development and implementation of the annual Campaign for Jewish
Needs, including the involvement of leadership, campaigners,
donors, and the Federation staff. The Campaign Director will report
directly to the Chief Development Officer.
- Design and Implementation of the Overall Campaign Effort
a.--Coordinates and/or oversees planning of all major campaign
events and activities to ensure their success.
b.--Evaluates efforts both in an on-going manner and systematically
following each campaign.
c.--Ensures longer-term vision, objectives, and programs are
developed to ensure ongoing vitality of annual campaign.
- Work with General Campaign Chair
a.--Maintains close working relationship with the general campaign
chair to help him or her succeed as the role model and leader for
the Campaign. The effort includes providing him/her with necessary
information, feedback and support to be effective.
b.--Meets on a regular basis with campaign chair to ensure
continued motivation and enthusiasm, to schedule and organize
events and meetings for the campaign, to develop strategies for
individual solicitation approaches, and to make sure that the
campaign runs as smoothly as possible.
- Work with Top Campaign Leadership
a.--Assists in defining the roles for top campaign leadership,
including general vice chairs, special project chairs and
additional leadership, communicating with them on a regular basis
to help them understand and carry out their job
b.--Helps ensure that the lines of communication down from general
chair and general vice -chairs and leadership remain open and that
the flow of information is steady and useful.
c.--Coordinates meetings on an on-going basis with these various
leaders both to bring them into campaign planning process and to
ensure their involvement in all aspects of the campaign.
d.--Ensures there is a flow of qualified leaders prepared to lead
various aspects of the campaign. Coordinates and/or oversees
programs to identify, prepare and motivate future campaign
- Donor Development
a.--Oversees strategies to ensure a focus on major gift donors and
donors at benchmark giving levels.
b.--Identifies donors with high potential and coordinate efforts to
involve and cultivate them through campaign. Refers select donors
to HRD to meet broader involvement objectives.
c.--Consults with Development colleagues to ensure a total resource
development approach to donors.
d.--Develops and/or oversees implementation of strategies to grow
the donor base.
e.--Solicits a portfolio of donors for the annual campaign.
- Campaign Message and General Communication
a.--Develops, in consultation with staff and top campaign
leadership, each year's campaign theme and marketing approach,
ensuring they reflect the goals and objectives of the campaign.
b.--Consults with marketing staff on development of all
campaign-related publications and materials, and P.R./advertising
approaches with the media.
c.--Reviews all campaign related production jobs to ensure quality
and consistency of look and message.
d.--Supervises integrated approach to the lower giving levels of
the campaign, including direct mail, telemarketing, e-mail and
- Supervision of Core Campaign Staff
a.--Supervises and evaluates a team of core campaign staff.
b.--Coordinates and oversees regular core campaign staff
c.--Attends key meetings staffed by core campaign staff
d.--Reviews all major written materials produced by campaign core
e.--Ensures that members of core campaign staff are adequately and
effectively carrying out their responsibilities. Additional
- Represent JFC in national forums for Campaign
- All other activities as directed by JFC President or Chief
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Personal Characteristics
- Excellent research, writing and interpersonal communication
- Ability to manage budgets for supervised area of
- An understanding of and ability to articulate the
accomplishments and goals of a complex organization.
- The intelligence, maturity and sound judgement necessary for
interacting with major donor prospects, trustees and staff.
- Ability to manage and mentor other fundraising staff.
- Proficiency in a database system.
- Knowledge of the Jewish community, culture, and
- Ability to work well with diverse population.
- Travel and the ability to work evenings and weekends is
required Education, Training and/or Experience
- Bachelor's degree in related field, Master's degree
- At least 10 - 15 years of development experience, including
major gift development.
- A demonstrated record of successfully closing gifts of
- Experience managing staff as well as designing and executing
donor identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship
- Experience with Jewish communal work, fundraising and
development, and non-profit organizations. About the
The Jewish Federation of Cleveland is a 116-year-old community
cornerstone that aspires to leave no community member behind.
Rooted in traditional Jewish values of justice (tzedek), repairing
the world (tikkun olam), acts of loving kindness (gemilut hesed),
and Jewish peoplehood (klal yisrael), we commit our values into
action every day. By honoring and respecting those who have come
before us, and paving the way for those who will come after, we
exist to build a better world and care for those who share it.
Together we make a difference for Jews and non-Jews in the
Cleveland area and worldwide. Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree +
Advanced Degree Preferred and 10+ years of experience.
The Jewish Federations
of North America
25 Broadway, 17th Floor
New York, NY 10004
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