Director of Development

The Jewish Federations of North America   •  

Omaha, NE

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 34 days ago

Responsible for donor development and stewardship of the Omaha Jewish Community with a focus on increasing donor base and annual gift levels related to our $3.3M Annual Campaign. Direct involvement in the Annual Campaign of the JFO including, but not limited to: assisting with creation and implementation of strategic plan, coordinating volunteer solicitor efforts, and managing an active donor portfolio with gifts exceeding $750k per year. Particular emphasis placed on the NextGen demographic by involving newcomers and previously unaffiliated.

Additional focus area include assisting in a community-wide Capital Campaign with a goal of raising $8-10M more in funding, broadening the reach of our facilities throughout the general Omaha community; and developing relationships and support from non-Jewish sources.


  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of six years’ experience in fundraising, public relations, communications, or management.
  • Proven track record of raising funds from diverse sources, including major gifts from individuals, foundations, and corporations.
  • Knowledge of and connections to the funding community within the Omaha Metro Area, preferred.
  • Experience in successfully managing campaigns and engaging a community to provide support.
  • Appreciation and understanding of the Jewish Federation of Omaha’s mission, vision, and values.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office products and Donor CRM Software.