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Prizmah Center for Jewish Day Schools (Chief Development Officer)

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• Work with the CEO, board and professionals to lead, develop and implement a North American development strategy to increase the depth and breadth of foundation, individual donors and institutional support

• Create and support a culture of philanthropy that engages the CEO, the Board and professionals, and foster a collaborative, organization-wide team approach to development

• Promote Prizmah to new audiences and prospects to generate interest and support for the organization

• Refine and implement a strategic development plan for major donor prospects and a pipeline of smaller and mid-level donors

• With Prizmah’s program and finance professionals, create and develop proposals for compelling funding opportunities

• Collaborating closely with the marketing team on all development-related marketing materials and communications

• Prepare and support the CEO, Board members and professionals, as appropriate, to cultivate and solicit major donor prospects

• Manage a personal portfolio of prospective major individual and foundation donors; maintain existing donor relationships and deepen those alliances through regular, relevant communications and stewardship

• Staff the Development Committee and work with the CEO to support Prizmah’s Board

• Participate in identifying and recruiting new prospective board members, including creating a pipeline of new prospective lay leaders and committee members

• Develop clear expectations, processes, systems, metrics and performance measures to guide development goals and efforts

• Build and lead a dynamic group of professionals in a fast paced, quickly growing environment; maintain a flexible leadership style that empowers staff through active communication and teamwork

• Take on other assignments, as appropriate.