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Development Associate, Special Events
Sid Jacobson JCC
300 Forest Dr
East Hills, NY 11548

Principal Responsibilities:

How You'll Help Us Be Successful:

· Plan, coordinate and manage large-scale special events in conjunction with JCC staff, lay leadership and event committees with the goal of maximizing fundraising, community building and attendee experience
· Identify and secure sponsors for all events and meet revenue targets
· Maintain event budgets and revenue tracking, in partnership with Development and Finance staff
· Develop strategies to cultivate new relationships, events and partnerships that result in increased revenue and publicity
· Additional duties as assigned by supervisor and Executive Director
· This position requires occasional evening and weekend hours
· Identify, develop, and maintain key long-term relationships with individual and corporate donors and prospects
· Collaborate on targeted marketing and communications to donors, including, personalized e- mails, reports, and proposals
· Create individual and corporate donor strategies along with development team

Minimum Qualifications:

What You'll Need To Be Successful:

· 1-3 years of development and/or special events experience
· Excellent verbal and written communication skills
· Ability to multi-task and prioritize work items
· Strong attention to detail and a positive can do attitude
· Comfort, fluency and experience in working with major gift prospects and lay leadership
· Ability to contribute at a strategic level and work collaboratively as part of a team
· Self-motivated with ability to take initiative; desire to surpass expectations
· Knowledge of and familiarity with the New York & Jewish philanthropic communities preferred
· Strong knowledge of Microsoft Suite
· Undergraduate degree in relevant field, advance degree preferred

Salary:

$55,000 - $65,000

Agency Information:

Sid Jacobson JCC provides a full range of cutting-edge recreational, health, fitness, educational, cultural arts, and social services programs. We acknowledge and honor the fundamental value and dignity of all individuals and strive to create and maintain an environment that is inclusive, equitable, and welcoming. We are dedicated to serving every aspect of community wellness, regardless of age or ability. In addition, we are Long Island's hub that addresses social justice, uses social action to better our society, and provides volunteers with the opportunity to give back.