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POSITION TITLE: Associate Director of Development
REPORTS TO: Regional Director
SUPERVISION EXERCISED: May occasionally supervise staff, volunteers, or consultants.
LOCATION: Seattle, Washington
Grade/Class: Grade F, Exempt, PSA Eligible
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION:
ADL is the leading anti-hate organization in the world. Founded in 1913, its timeless mission is “to stop the defamation of the Jewish people and to secure justice and fair treatment to all.” Today, ADL continues to fight all forms of antisemitism and bias, using innovation and partnerships to drive impact. A global leader in combating antisemitism, countering extremism and battling bigotry wherever and whenever it happens, ADL works to protect democracy and ensure a just and inclusive society for all.
Develop, plan, and execute targeted community fundraising events to achieve defined regional goals. Identify and cultivate donors and implement targeted solicitation strategies designed to increase the donor base and close gifts.
- Assist the Regional Director in setting fundraising priorities and meeting financial goals.
- Work with Regional Director to establish and implement strategies for donor cultivation, stewardship and solicitation, including researching and reaching out to potential and current donors.
- Plan, organize and execute virtual and in-person fundraising events such as, but not limited to, parlor meetings, galas, donor educational programs, and Board-related meetings and activities.
- Serve as lead staff on event committee meetings, working closely with event chairs, coordinating event program, honorees and attendees.
- Prepare press releases, internal and external program outlines and related publicity materials.
- Oversee budget and record keeping for events.
- Serve as staff lead on Board Development Committee, preparing agendas, working closely with co-chairs, taking notes, and initiating follow up.
- Maintain prospect and donor records, mailing lists and fund records.
- Work with Institutional Giving Officer to submit feedback on large grants and draft proposals for smaller scale grants up to $40,000.
- Cultivate and maintain community relationships and community outreach when appropriate.
- Develop donor communications, including e-mail invitations, e-mail campaigns, etc.
- Contribute to regional management by participating in overall regional office administration and operations.
- Participate in special assignments or projects to assist the Regional Director of Development or as representative at the National level.
- Participate in development-related functions such as marketing, design/preparation of print materials, event logistics, and post-event follow up based on individual skills and office needs.
- Good organizational and administrative skills including the ability to multi-task.
- Proven ability to solicit and close gifts.
- Excellent interpersonal skills and good oral and written presentation skills.
- Familiarity with word processing, spreadsheet, and database management software.
- A great sense of humor, strong work ethic, and desire to join a growing, dynamic team.
- Five to seven years of community fundraising experience in a volunteer environment.
- Experience in direct solicitation and closing gifts.
- Event planning experience.
- Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent work experience.
- ADL COVID-19 Protocol (updated periodically): ADL is adhering to public health guidance regarding COVID-19. ADL will require that all employees are vaccinated with exceptions for medical and religious accommodations. ADL is requiring proof of vaccination. ADL is a hybrid environment; this role may require 3 days in the office.
- This position has a salary range of $60,000 to $80,000. This salary range is reflective of a position based in Seattle, Washington. Please note that actual salaries are commensurate with experience and reflect the budget for a given position, and since ADL has a location-based compensation structure, there may be a different range for candidates in other locations. For an overview of our total rewards package, please visit https://www.adl.org/about/careers.
ADL values a diverse workplace and strongly encourages women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of underrepresented ethnic groups, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply. ADL is an equal opportunity employer. Recruitment, hiring, promotions and other terms, conditions and privileges of employment shall be maintained in a manner which does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, marital status, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or military status, or in violation of any applicable Federal, state or local laws.
ADL will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation to support the interview process, please contact Talent & Knowledge at email@example.com.
ADL will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and all other applicable State, Local, and Federal laws.
The information in this job description indicates the general nature and level of work expected of employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain, or be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and objectives required of employees assigned to this job, nor is it to be interpreted as a contract for employment.