The TAMID Israel Investment Group is seeking an energetic, motivated and communicative professional to oversee the organization's development and programming initiatives. About TAMID
TAMID is a not-for-profit, apolitical organization that exists to further the connection between American business college students and the Israeli economy.
TAMID's ultimate goal is to pioneer the next generation of American commitment to Israel by engaging a critical demographic: future business leaders, investors and entrepreneurs. TAMID engages students through on-campus programming and internship experiences in Israel.
TAMID has been student-run since its establishment at the University of Michigan in 2008,. The organization has expanded to additional campuses across the continental United States, and has sent dozens of students on internship experiences since summer 2010. Position Summary:
The Executive Director will be the primary staff person responsible for executing TAMID's annual development strategy, monitoring campus programming, and communicating with key organizational stakeholders in both the United States and Israel. The Executive Director will work out of the offices of the Israel on Campus Coalition in Washington, DC. Duties, Responsibilities and Functions: Development
-Develop strategy to meet annual budgetary needs
-Travel to face-to-face donor meetings to make direct fundraising pitches
-Plan and execute fundraising events in TAMID campus surrounding communities
-Write grant applications to various national foundations Programming Oversight
-Respond to campuses' program-related questions and concerns
-Track and analyze ICC regional staff reports regarding the status of programming and recent developments on each campus
-Reach out to potential guest speakers and assist in organizing national speaker tours Network Expansion
-Respond to inquiries from students interested in bringing TAMID to their campus
-Launch joint initiatives with appropriate related pro-Israel and professional development organizations
-Attend and arrange presentations at conferences and other events that present networking opportunities
-Other duties as assigned The ideal candidate will have:
-5 plus years of experience as a development professional (managerial experience preferred)
-Bachelor's degree required, MBA a plus
-Excellent knowledge and skills in grant writing, foundation research and outreach, donor cultivation and public relations
-A proven major gifts track record of soliciting individuals, corporations and foundations is preferred
-Demonstrated ability to establish strong relationships
-Excellent oral and written communication skills
-Desire to work directly with highly motivated undergraduate students
-Prior experience managing and implementing community programming initiatives preferred
-Goal-oriented, project-oriented and achievement-oriented
-Willingness to travel often
-Applicant must be eligible to work in the U.S.
-A competitive compensation and benefits package is offered, commensurate with experience
Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Please submit resume, cover letter and writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org
with "ED Application Submission" as subject. All documents should be submitted as one PDF attachment. Cover letter should address past experience in Israel-related programming, and explain the nature of the candidate's desire to work with a growing non-profit.