Innovative ethics program is seeking a seasoned fundraising professional. The Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics (FASPE) provides graduate students in professional disciplines (journalism, law, medical, and the clergy) a structured program that explores the conduct of those in their chosen profession during the Holocaust and uses that history as a launching point for an intensive course of study on contemporary ethics in their field. FASPE operates under the auspices of the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York City.
Responsibilities include the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of individual donors, foundations, corporations and prospects to increase donor loyalty and financial support for FASPE. Develop cultivation strategies for other special fundraising initiatives and donor recognition programs as well as plan and implement such events. Initiate contacts with potential leadership and major gift prospects. Maintain effective donor, prospect and lay/staff assignment tracking systems. Produce a dynamic and cost effective series of major donor cultivation events, such as parlor meetings, private discussions with Fellows, and attendance at FASPE launch and/or Reunion programming. Assure proper communication to inform prospects and donors of special opportunities, including FASPE schedule, related public programs, reunion, and other activities. Manage and conduct prospect research. Move prospects in timely fashion toward solicitation and closure; acknowledge gifts appropriately. Contribute to the development of public relations and solicitation materials, and other fundraising materials; and ensure that all activities are coordinated with the Museum's other fundraising efforts to guarantee a consistent message and approach.
Candidates must have BA/BS in related field: minimum 5 years non-profit fundraising experience; successful grant writing track record; knowledge of NY philanthropic community; superior communication and organization skills; ability to cultivate relationships with colleagues and donors; ability to multitask; and commitment to the mission of FASPE.
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