Camp Tel Yehudah
New York (Open to candidates in commute distance)
Camp Tel Yehudah, in Barryville, New York, inspires Jewish and Zionist youth from around the world to experience and embrace the diversity of the Jewish people in a joyful and diverse community, while training them to become leaders who effect positive change for the Jewish people, Israel and the world. Camp Tel Yehudah is the national teen camp of Young Judaea and is preparing for its 75th summer!
Camp Tel Yehudah seeks a creative, dynamic fundraising professional with strong organizational and development skills to serve as its inaugural Director of Development (DoD). As a collaborative partner to Young Judaea’s development team for the coordination of development campaigns, prospect management and messaging, the DoD is responsible for creating and implementing the development strategy which includes the annual campaign, scholarship funds, capital and legacy campaigns, major gift fundraising, events, and direct mail solicitations. A near-term priority will be for the DoD to design, launch and implement a multi-year capital campaign.
Reporting to the Director of Camp Tel Yehudah, the DoD will be a member of their senior management team and will also be a member of Young Judaea’s development team. The DoD is responsible for achieving revenue goals established in collaboration with the Director and the Board of Directors of Camp Tel Yehudah.
The ideal candidate brings a minimum of 8 years of proven relevant experience with a significant focus on major gift fundraising, impeccable relationship building skills, and a significant understanding of the impact and unique value of a camp environment. Experience with capital campaign fundraising is a plus; familiarity with capital campaign work is necessary.