A Ray of Hope to the Most Vulnerable Jews Around the World
A Resource for Building Bridges of Understanding between Christians and Jews
A Commitment to Serving Others as well as Each Other
That’s The Fellowship…and you can be part of our remarkable mission and team!
We help over a million Jews in need each year. As a Gift Planning Representative, your ability to effectively build relationships with donors and secure deferred gifts helps contribute to our future of helping even more Jews around the world.
Some key areas of focus for this role include:
Identifying, cultivating, soliciting and managing a portfolio of existing and prospective estate planning donors. Meeting with current and potential donors to determine capability and propensity for a planned gift to The Fellowship. Entering all donor activity into donor management software.
Presenting appropriate gift planning vehicles that utilize tax-advantaged techniques that assist donors in integrating charitable gifts to The Fellowship with their financial goals. Achieving individual financial goals as part of the overall strategy for the department.
Managing all aspects of trips from research and planning to wrap up. This includes targeting key donors in particular areas.
Working closely with Gift Planning team to formulate and direct strategy for prospect identification, evaluation, cultivation and solicitation.
Keeping abreast of news and current events from the Middle East and those affecting Israel. Staying up-to-date on estate planning and related tax laws as well as related industry trends.
As the ideal candidate, you’ll possess these qualities and experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing, Non-Profit Management or the equivalent experience in major gifts or planned giving.
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in major gifts or planned giving with proven fundraising track record.
Proven ability to build relationships with a wide range of donors and to understand the needs and passions of donors.
Professional certification or membership in professional non-profit organizations strongly desired, such as: CFRE, CSPG, CAP, AFP, DMA.
Intermediate to advanced knowledge of simple to complex planned giving techniques, from simple bequests to charitable gift annuities and trusts.
Knowledge and understanding of a wide variety of religions, especially those based on Christianity and Judaism.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills with exceptional ability to create and deliver presentations.
Must exhibit effective, compassionate listening skills.
Must be skilled in identifying, cultivating, stewarding and securing donors at a leadership level of giving.
Strong organization, time management and attention to detail skills.
Highly organized with the ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects with strict deadlines.
Ability to effectively work independently with minimal direction.
Intermediate proficiency level in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Power Point) and donor databases.
If your interest has been piqued and your heart touched please submit your cover letter, resume and salary requirements so that your journey in helping others through The Fellowship’s mission can begin.
Thank you for your interest in our open position. We are an equal opportunity employer.
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About International Fellowship of Christians and Jews
The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews was founded in 1983 by Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein to promote understanding between Jews and Christians and build broad support for Israel and other shared concerns. Our vision is that Jews and Christians will reverse their 2,000-year history of discord and replace it with a relationship marked by dialogue, respect and cooperation.