Development Director (Shared position with JCC Rockland)


  • Develop annual fund development plans for JCC Rockland and JCC of Northern New Jersey
  • Work closely with CEO and manage and oversee JCC Rockland Director of Donor Relations
  • Oversee and manage fundraising events
  • Manage lay leadership relationships as well as interactions with staff in cultivation of potential donors
  • Research public and private grant sources (agencies, corporations, and foundations) to identify sources of funding
  • Organize individual donor campaigns (e.g., major donors, direct mail, others)

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least five years of development experience with demonstrated success soliciting and closing major gifts: experience in Jewish communal work preferred.
  • Creativity and passion complimented by broad experience in the various elements of fundraising
  • Experience building and maintaining long-term productive relationships with all donor types including major donors, board members, volunteers, and staff.
  • Demonstrated ability to set and achieve or exceed goals and meet deadlines under pressure in a fast-paced organization emphasizing teamwork, respect and excellence.
  • Ability to think strategically and be hands-on while managing multiple priorities.
  • Strong organizational, time management and project management skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong sense of ethics and propriety
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Knowledge and involvement with Jewish community-at-large is a plus.


This position is based at JCC Rockland in West Nyack, NY.


Nancy Adler
Executive Assistant
[email protected]