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American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science (Executive Director of Washington, DC and Mid-Atlantic States Region)

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Financial Resource Development
- Design and implement strategies for the identification, cultivation and solicitation of individuals and corporations for major gifts at the six- and seven-figure levels;

- Develop and maintain a portfolio of prospects and donors;

- Coordinate with National staff the identification, cultivation and solicitation of foundations and planned gifts;

- Articulate, where appropriate, the various gift opportunities for our donors.


Donor Relations
- Maintain on-going contacts with donors and prospects through a variety of programs, forums, visits, written communications and face-to-face meetings; the expectation is that this position will make a minimum of 3-5 such meetings a week with donors, prospects, and leadership.


Communications, Public Relations and Community Awareness
- Serve as an enthusiastic and well-informed spokesperson for ACWIS and the Institute. Continually learn about Weizmann research and activities and share new developments with selected donors and prospects;

- Maintain a reliable knowledge of the community;

- Utilize memberships in professional organizations and participate in various local organizations to enhance community awareness of ACWIS and the Institute.


Event Planning and Implementation
- Design, plan and oversee events focusing on the science at the Institute in order to expose individual, corporate, and foundation prospects and donors to the Weizmann message;

- Develop events that are used to move people along the donor pyramid and recognize long-time donors and cultivate them towards a planned gift;

- Promote National and Regional programs, as well as Weizmann Israel experiences (missions) to the Institute.


Leadership Recruitment and Development
- Identify, recruit and nurture a regional board of donors who support ACWIS by: making gifts of substance; providing access to prospects; serving as spokespersons; and participating in regional, national and international activities.

- Coordination with National Office and Cooperation with other Regions

- Contribute to the mission of ACWIS and cooperate with National staff by accepting special assignments, offering constructive suggestions and providing consultation and support;

- Promote regional participation in national and international WIS Programs.


- Maintain professional knowledge by reading the literature, attending educational and professional seminars and establishing personal networks;

- Supervise Program Coordinator.