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Director of Marketing and Fund Development
Levite JCC
3960 Montclair Rd
Birmingham, AL 35213

Principal Responsibilities:

Specific Duties:


 Identify media that can be leveraged to support LJCC; create and implement plan to address areas of opportunities.

 With Communications Manager, will develop marketing strategy and ensure all marketing/branding items are accurate, timely and consistent with brand identities and LJCC policies.

 Oversee the writing, editing and management of all LJCC communications, such as media contacts, releases, publications, social media (Facebook, YouTube, Linked In, Twitter, Instagram) and website. Ensure error free content.

 Draft organizational response to inquiries and social media comments about LJCC.

 Work with the Executive Director to create a structured plan for motivating donors/members and enticing new donors/members.

 Lead the branding and marketing activities.

 Create opportunities for programs and other initiatives to help increase donors/members and transactions including by utilizing marketing analytics.

Community Outreach

 Develop and maintain a positive profile and high level of community awareness for LJCC, including representing LJCC in the communities served and maintaining positive civic and professional relationships through public education programs of LJCC services and their benefits to the community.

 Engage Board Members in activities that support LJCC's mission and business objectives.

 Ensure that all community outreach focuses on opportunities to increase donors and members, and to build the LJCC brand.

 Secure and manage strategic alliances that further the LJCC mission.

 Lead initiatives and coordinate activities to execute major events like annual fundraisers and recognition events, including continually evaluating the relevance and sustainability of these functions.


 Create a strategic development plan that meets the philanthropic goals

 Identify, define and acquire funds to support LJCC mission programs, operations and capital needs

 Manage the integrity and alignment of the database systems used for resource development information.

 Evaluate, plan, coordinate, and lead events and capital campaigns.

 Assist in the development of activities to establish positive working relationships with the philanthropic community in the LJCC service area to drive planned giving opportunities.

 Work with the grant writer to manage the grant process to acquire appropriate grant funding; assure compliance, quality assurance, and business alignment with identified deliverables and outcomes for grants.


 Demonstrates LJCC Core Values in all actions, ensures adherence to funding agency requirements.

 Participates in the strategic planning process.

 Performs other duties as assigned by Executive Director.


 Ability to communicate with tact, diplomacy, and/or authority when necessary; good organizational skills, well-disciplined, able to meet deadlines, self-starter, able to work under pressure of priorities and deadlines.

 Ability to work effectively with volunteers; thorough understanding of LJCC philanthropic markets.

 Knowledge of marketing strategies and techniques; knowledge of long-range planning process; good managerial skills; knowledge of human service trends. Must have highly developed interpersonal skills.

 Must be able to facilitate the planning process, communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, make presentations to large groups and work within a decentralized operation.

 Excellent writing skills.

 Knowledge of relevant computer software and regional media including television, print, and social.

Minimum Qualifications:

Education, Training, and Experience:

 CFRE credential.

 2 - 5 years leadership experience fund raising and grant writing experience.

 7 - 10 years leadership experience, preferably in the non-profit fund raising management field.

Special Requirements:

 Must be able to work after-hours and weekends.

 Must possess a valid driver's license, appropriate insurance coverage and a privately-owned reliable means of transportation to travel throughout Central Alabama to visit prospects, members, funders and locations as necessary.

Critical Performance Factors:

 Meet budgeted goal for the donation of unrestricted and total funds

 Donors vs previous year

 Strategic plan goals met

 Effective publicity secured

Reports to: Executive Director

Benefits: Medical insurance, Gap insurance, Dental, Vision, FSA-Flexible Spending Account, 401K and 403(b) plans, Supplemental insurance offered, Life Insurance offered, PTO and Vacation Benefits

The Levite Jewish Community Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer


75,000 - 85,000

Agency Information:

LJCC Identity Statement

Through the lens of Jewish identity and values, the Levite Jewish Community Center provides a welcoming, family-oriented gathering place for a diverse membership to engage in a meaningful experience of the mind, body and soul.

LJCC Vision Statement

The Levite Jewish Community Center will be recognized as a model for member-centered, high quality Jewish programming, education and recreation. We will be known for superior facilities and visionary leadership through financial sustainability and community outreach.

LJCC Core Values

Department: Marketing and Fund Development Team Leader: Executive Director

Mission Contribution:

Advance Levite Jewish Community Center (LJCC) mission by securing resources to enhance mission initiatives, increasing participation in events, increasing donations of materials and raising community awareness while leading fund raising, marketing, public relations and community outreach/engagement activities.


To build the brand equity of LJCC through marketing and community awareness and raise the necessary funds on behalf of LJCC to secure short- and long-term mission funding, operating, and capital needs support; to help create a sustainable organization.