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Job Description: Strategic Partnerships Associate

Overview:

The Taub Center for Social Policy Studies in Israel is an independent, non-partisan socioeconomic research institute. The Center provides decision makers and the public with research and findings on some of the most critical issues facing Israel in the areas of education, health, welfare, labor markets and economic policy in order to impact the decision-making process in Israel and to advance the well-being of all Israelis.

The Center’s Strategic Partnerships team seeks a Strategic Partnerships Associate who will play a significant role in the implementation of a comprehensive strategy for resource development. Aspects of this role include cultivating current donor relationships and gift renewals, working with the board and other involved stakeholders to identify and promote new development opportunities, planning and accompanying events and lectures, tracking and organizing department activities, and more.  The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated and creative professional, who brings a passion for connecting current and potential donors with an opportunity to be inspired by contributing to the work of the Taub Center.

Responsibilities:

*Maintain regular contact with current Taub Center individual and foundation donors and board members, together with Senior Director of Strategic Partnerships

*Manage donor engagement content on an ongoing basis – webinars, calls, and emails

*Organize meetings and visits of donors, board members, and potential donors to the Center

*Coordination of talks includes arranging Taub Center speakers, negotiating their time, preparing materials for distribution, securing participant lists in advance, and prepping the speaker

*Active attendance at talks including collecting participants’ contact information and seeking out further cultivation opportunities

*Assist Senior Director of Strategic Partnerships with implementation of the Center's resource development strategy

*Organize international travel for Taub Center staff – includes identifying relevant communities and contacting key players; approaching and arranging lectures and private meetings; preparing materials in advance with the assistance of Donor Relations Coordinator

*Travel abroad to accompany select trips on the ground

*Assist in production of Taub Center events and conferences, as needed, including board meetings

*Occasionally read and edit materials written by Grants and Donor Relations Coordinator

*Research and identify new donor prospects, both abroad and in Israel, in order to expand the donor database

*Other tasks, as determined in conjunction with the Senior Director of Strategic Partnerships

Requirements:

*Close identification with the Taub Center mission

*Relevant work experience, preferably three to five years at a non-profit organization in a development capacity

*English – mother tongue required; Hebrew – high level required

*Excellent English communication capabilities, both oral and written

*Ability to work independently

*Working knowledge of Salesforce and Excel preferred

*Availability to travel abroad

*Team player, with willingness to help other organizational functions when necessary

This is a full-time position based in Jerusalem, with possible work-at-home flexibility for part of the week for the right candidate. To be considered, please email a cover letter and CV to MichalP@taubcenter.org.il

Projected Start Date: April 1, 2019