Location and Job Title:
Manager of Institutional Giving
Edlavitch JCC of Washington, DC
1529 Sixteenth Street NW
Washington, DC 20036
To apply, please send cover letter, resume, and writing sample to Emily Jillson at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center (EDCJCC) seeks a talented and motivated development professional to join our Institutional Advancement Team. This full-time position will report to the Senior Director of Institutional Advancement and will work collaboratively with Executive and Director level staff throughout the institution to support ongoing and effective grant solicitation and stewardship.
What You'll Own:
and Letters of Inquiry: Be responsible for full life cycle grant execution across
all institutional programs, including arts and culture (film, music, and
theater); Jewish life and learning; volunteerism/social responsibility;
inclusion and disabilities; seniors; young professionals and the LGBTQ
communities; preschool; and youth and family engagement. This will include
writing, editing, and submitting letters of inquiry, proposals, budgets, and
reports and collaborating with key staff to ensure that proposals align with
program priorities and the EDCJCC's Strategic Plan.
and Reports Calendar: Track all grants in existing spreadsheets; maintain
all data on EDCJCC network; and ensure that all reports, renewals, and other
tasks are submitted in a timely and professional manner.
Research and Cultivation: Research and cultivate new funders - primarily in the
areas of foundation and government - for all program areas, including general
Relations and Stewardship: Support strategic outreach and maintain regular
correspondence with key foundation representatives. In close coordination with staff,
coordinate meetings with foundation staff members to cultivate, solicit, and
Endowment Reporting: Execute annual reports to endowment donors.
duties as assigned.
What You'll Get Out of It:
- The Edlavitch DCJCC offers a comprehensive benefits package (health insurance, retirement plan, life insurance, and long-term disability) as well as membership and discounts for key EDCJCC programs.
- Competitive salary (beginning at $60,000) in the non-profit marketplace.
- Great supervision and mentorship in a supportive work environment
- Opportunities for learning and growth.
- This position can be fully remote or hybrid. Applicants must work in the DMV.
What You Do Well:
- Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both written and verbally.
- Excellent organization, prioritization, and time management skills; must be detailed oriented and able to deliver results on multiple priorities simultaneously.
- Proven ability to work in a fast paced, results driven environment.
- Ability to work with diverse constituents internal to the JCC and across the community.
- Entrepreneurial spirit and an ability to connect the dots to create opportunities that expand impact.
- Take initiative to begin and complete projects on their own, but also appreciates a highly collaborative work environment.
- You adapt quickly and are willing to take on other tasks as assigned.
Experience you bring to the job:
- Excellent communication skills and proven skills at writing grants that have been awarded.
- 3-5 years of professional experience.
- Preferred knowledge and experience using Salesforce or other databases for fundraising purposes.
Guided by Jewish values and heritage, the EDCJCC engages individuals and families through its cultural, recreational, educational, and social justice programs by welcoming people of all backgrounds to connect, learn, serve, and be entertained together in ways that reflect the unique role of the Center in the nation's capital. The EDCJCC is an equal opportunity employer.