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Young Leadership Associate

The Greater Miami Jewish Federation seeks a dynamic and motivated campaign professional for The Network, the Federation’s “entry point” to engagement in the Jewish community for adults between the ages of 22-45. The Young Leadership Associate is responsible for the outreach and engagement of individuals and families in Miami.

The ideal candidate has 2-3 years experience in outreach, relationship building, and engaging volunteers. He/she must be able to plan and execute events, meet and cultivate donors, and work closely with lay leaders.

Specific Responsibilities may include:

• Recruit, welcome and cultivate members of the community, ages 22-45, who are not currently engaged with the Greater Miami Jewish Federation

• Work with volunteer leadership to plan and executive Network campaign events & programs

• Manage campaign committees and volunteers

• Lead staff for The Network Leadership Development Institute

• Create and execute The Network Young Leadership Fundraising event

• Strategically track and follow up with event participants

• Identify prospects for new donors for the GMJF Annual Campaign and conduct face-to-face solicitations

• Actively recruit volunteer solicitors and monitor their campaign assignments

• Provide a Federation presence at community programs and events targeted towards young adults

• Support/coordinate and recruit for Federation events and programs

Skills:

• Strong communication, interpersonal and writing skills

• Proven ability in creating strategies to identify, cultivate, and solicit prospects, channeling donor engagement into charitable impact

• Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a leader and as part of a team

• Knowledge of volunteer/professional dynamics and ability to develop volunteer committees to implement the campaign plans in their assignment

• Self-starter with strong organizational skills and attention to detail

• Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines

• Capacity to manage and organize information confidentially

• Proficient in Windows environment, including MS Word, Excel, and Outlook

• Comfort with social media mediums like Facebook and Instagram

• Flexibility to work evenings and weekends when necessary in addition to some travel

Experience:

• Two to three years of experience in community organizing and/or financial resource development functions for a Jewish communal agency or nonprofit agency.

Education:

• Bachelor degree required; advanced degree preferred.

• Knowledge of Jewish customs and traditions is preferred.

Salary commensurate with experience. Please submit resume to nerdfrocht@gmjf.org

The Greater Miami Jewish Federation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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