Career Oppportunity: Director of Development - Vancouver Federation

Jewish Federation of Greater Vancouver

Director of Development

Are you a business leader or a seasoned fundraising professional with a genuine commitment to our Mission and ready to lead our biggest fundraising activity? 

If you are an inspiring and strategic leader who sees the big picture, has a “can do” attitude with superb collaborative and communication skills, we want to hear from you!

Why work for the Jewish Federation?

  • Our team is passionate, fun and creative! We're committed to our community.

  • We offer internal training and development

  • We offer a competitive benefit package

  • Help improve the lives of people around the world

  • Shape how the Jewish Federation impacts people in every aspect of Jewish life here in BC

About the Role 

This is an opportunity for a business leader to drive the largest fund raising campaign in our community. It is a position that truly allows a person to utilize their business skills to make the world a better place. You will work with numerous leaders in our community to assure the continued strength of the Jewish Federation, and the many programs and Jewish organizations supported by the Federation locally and around the world. 

The Director of Development will run the day to day campaign operations, cultivate and steward donors, inspire our volunteers and canvassers and manage our stellar campaign team.

Some highlights of the Director, Development role include:

  • Increase annual fundraising revenue 

  • Ensure strategies are integrated into fundraising activities

  • Develop the strategic plan for the campaign and marketing team

  • Implement the major donor development strategy 

  • Create a deep prospect pipeline

  • Manage all day-to-day annual giving activities

  • Ensure the proper policies, procedures, and best practices are in place 

  • Build relationships with donors, volunteers and community members

Competencies and Characteristics

  • Proven ability to work successfully with high profile corporate, individual, and community leaders

  • Outstanding organizational, motivational, and people skills 

  • Capable self-starter, hands on approach and takes ownership

  • Exceptional communications skills: listening, oral, written, and presentation

  • Desire and willingness to be service oriented

  • Demonstrated ability to prepare and manage timelines, goals, and expectations

  • Create a positive, fun and inclusive work environment

Although experience working in development is desirable, it is certainly not a requirement. Tell us how you can use your skills to benefit our community!

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This posting will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


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