Hybrid Senior Development Executive $80K-$150K

About the Employer
  • Rabbi Sorani
  • Verified
Annual Salary
$80K - $150K

Job Description

Senior Development Executive: Hybrid, 1-2 days a week in NYC.

About JGO:

The Jewish Grad Organization (JGO) is a non-profit organization that supports Jewish graduate students on 139 grad campuses across North America, as well as our alumni, in their professional and personal growth by creating an environment where they can connect, grow, and give back to the Jewish community. Our mission is to empower Jewish graduate students as they navigate their careers and personal lives, fostering a sense of belonging and enriching their Jewish identity along the way.

Job Description:

JGO is seeking a Senior Development Executive to join our team. The Senior Development Executive will be responsible for engaging, cultivating, stewarding, and

soliciting a portfolio of existing donors while also prospecting and finding new donors to engage with. The ideal candidate will be a motivated professional with 3-5 years of development experience looking to take their career to the next level. We are a small but driven and motivated family-oriented team with great collaboration vibes where we all work together towards the same goals. We aren’t looking for someone to just make “quick fix” solicitations but we have a laser focus on building long term donor relationships with people we care about and vice versa.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Create and manage a portfolio of donors and prospects to raise philanthropic support for JGO.
  • Engage in direct and systematic prospect identification, research, qualification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of high-net-worth individuals.
  • Work with JGO's Development team and senior management to develop program understanding, drafting funding proposals, and developing prospect engagement strategies.
  • Play a lead role in solicitations around JGO’s annual day of giving campaign
  • Maintain all donor engagement information and cultivation plans through JGO's donor database.
  • Occasional travel within the United States will be required.


  • Must embrace the mission of JGO.
  • 3-5 years of experience in all facets of fundraising.
  • Experience and proven success in top-level fundraising.
  • Possess the skills to work with and motivate donors, board members, and other volunteers.
  • Strong interpersonal and writing skills.
  • Be a self-starter, extremely motivated, and goal-driven to initiate donor visits and fundraising calls.
  • Comfort working in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment.
  • Display a positive attitude and passion for the organization, demonstrate self-confidence, common sense, and be a good listener.

Salary: $80,000 - $150,000

Experience Required

3-4 years