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Founded in 1912, Hadassah, is the nation’s largest women’s and Zionist membership organization, whose members are motivated and inspired to strengthen their partnership with Israel, ensure Jewish continuity, and realize their potential as a dynamic force in American society. From building hospitals and schools in Israel, to rescuing war orphans, to fighting for women’s rights and women’s health issues, Hadassah has enriched the lives of people all over the world.


Annual Giving Officer

Location: Florida
Position Code: 381

As an integral part of the Annual Giving team at Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America, Inc., the Annual Giving Officer will join a team responsible for raising approximately $20 million from donors. The Annual Giving Officer identifies, manages, and develops strategic relationships with existing and new donors. This position requires a candidate with strong organizational and communication skills, and an understanding of how to motivate donors. The appropriate candidate should also enjoy working both independently and with volunteer teams. This is a great opportunity for a candidate that is looking to gain the experience necessary to become a Major Gift Officer.

Key Areas of Responsibilities

  • Creates and implements cultivation and solicitation plans for new annual giving donors on a case-by-case basis using multiple touch points including email, telephone, mail, and serves as a representative at various National, Regional, or Chapter events
  • Manages existing annual giving donors and re-engages lapsed annual giving donors by using appropriate strategies and tools needed to cultivate and upgrade these donors
  • Schedules and coordinates selected Regional/Chapter annual giving events working cooperatively with local Volunteer leadership
  • Identifies and cultivates donors that could be upgraded to higher levels of Giving
  • Creates and delivers annual giving and Hadassah focused presentations at various National, Regional, or Chapter events as appropriate
  • Reports and tracks the progress of the annual giving donors in his/her portfolio 
  • Collaborates with Major Gift Officers, other Annual Giving Officers, and Volunteers on areas of solicitation overlap as appropriate

    Minimum qualifications

    • 3 to 5 yrs. Development or fundraising experience.
    • Bachelor's degree
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Event experience highly desirable
    • Ability to travel, especially within Florida
    • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
    • Ability to work with minimum supervision.
    • Must have proficiency in MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
    • Interest/Knowledge of Jewish world is highly preferred.
    • Prior presentation and negotiation skills are also highly preferred.

    Hadassah offers competitive salaries and exceptional benefits to its employees, including a generous time-off plan. Hadassah is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Please forward resume and salary requirements to jobs hadassah.org. Reference Position Code in the subject line. Hadassah will only contact qualified applicants for each job opportunity.

    Any applications submitted without a cover letter will not be considered.


    Hadassah offers competitive salaries and exceptional benefits to its employees, including a generous time-off plan. Hadassah is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Please forward resume and salary requirements to jobs@hadassah.org. Reference Position Code in the subject line.

    Hadassah will only contact qualified applicants for each job opportunity.

    Donation Questions

    donorservices@hadassah.org

    (800) 928-0685

    Membership Questions

    membership@hadassah.org

    (800) 664-5646

    Missions Department

    missions@hadassah.org

    (800) 237-1517

    Contact Us

    40 Wall Street

    New York, NY 10005

    support@hadassah.org

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