Americans for Ben-Gurion University
Remote: South Florida Based
Founded in 1972, Americans for Ben-Gurion University (A4BGU) is a nonprofit organization that raises funds and awareness, and runs programming within the United States in support of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU). Americans for Ben-Gurion University plays a vital role in sustaining David Ben-Gurion’s vision: creating a world-class institution of education and research in the Israeli desert, nurturing the Negev community, and sharing the University’s expertise locally and around the globe.
A4BGU seeks an experienced Director of Development (DoD) who will advance the mission of the organization and drive growth of the $50 million annual fundraising program to include strategy development, prospect identification, major gift development, and donor stewardship in South Florida. The DoD, who will report to and collaborate closely with the Chief Development Officer, will be an integral member of the broader resource development team and will play a critical role in the overall financial growth of the institution. A successful candidate will have a minimum of ten years of relevant nonprofit fundraising experience and a passion for the mission of A4BGU. This motivated and dynamic professional will be tasked with creating comprehensive cultivation, solicitation and stewardship strategies and engagement opportunities for prospective major donors within South Florida.