CAREERS AT YOF

Current Job Openings at the Yeshivah of Flatbush

Development Associate - Alumni Relations Position

POSITION

Yeshivah of Flatbush seeks a proven planner and doer with demonstrated success in relationship-building skills to become its Development Associate. The successful candidate must have passion for the mission of YOF and be a highly articulate communicator, skilled at making a compelling case for school support. S/he will be responsible for planning, directing, and managing all alumni activity, concentrating on events and engagement.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Major Responsibilities/Activities

  • Organize 10-year, 25-year and 50-year reunions annually, leading and collaborating with each class’ reunion committee on all aspects of the event.
  • Plan and execute a robust alumni program that includes high-end events and special programs.
  • Produce an alumni newsletter, maintain alumni website and social media pages.
  • Craft concepts and language for mailings and different campaigns in collaboration with the Director of Development and Communications team.
  • Communicate with vendors to produce, print, and mail all materials.
  • Track and analyze appeals (progress/results), provide the Development team with updates and recommendations.
  • Identify alumni prospects through research and cultivation.

Events

  • Assist with the planning and execution of stewardship and cultivation events.
  • Arrange for invitations, food, event space, and other logistics of the event.
  • Disseminate and analyze post event surveys
  • Engage in superior customer service to current and potential donors, supporters and members.

Database

  • Log donor communications and interactions in database
  • Maintain integrity of information in database and ensure data is entered consistently and accurately.
  • Run reports in order to pull lists for targeted mail, invitations, or other initiatives as requested.

Other tasks in support of the Director of Development may be assigned, including but not limited to grant writing and development’s marketing projects.

QUALIFICATIONS

The ideal candidate will possess outstanding excellent planning, fundraising and communication skills. S/he will have experience in a collaborative work environment, and must be comfortable working across a large, fast paced, complex organization, with a strong ability to multitask. S/he will be a planner with a demonstrated ability to set priorities and to develop and implement thoughtful, clear, action-oriented growth strategies for YOF.

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • A minimum of 3 years of alumni or fundraising experience.
  • Strong event planning abilities with strong attention to details.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • High level of computer proficiency with advanced skills in Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Demonstrated ability to build comprehensive, effective and creative programs.
  • Outstanding relationship-building skills.
  • Experience with donor databases.
  • Strong work ethic, ability to work under pressure while remaining outgoing and positive.
  • Prior non-profit experience highly desirable
  • Basic Hebrew reading and writing

COMPENSATION: Salary commensurate with experience.

To Apply, please send your resume and cover letter to:

Hila Stern, Director of Development, Yeshivah of Flatbush at hstern@flatbush.org.