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  • Wanted: International Foundations Officer

    14 May 2020

    Are you a foundations maven?  An ace communicator?  Self-motivated and hard working?

    The Development and Public Affairs Division of Tel Aviv University is looking for someone to research, initiate, build and maintain relationships with charitable foundations and corporations worldwide.

    This is a full-time (100%) office-based position.


    Job description:

    • Identify and develop ties with foundations and corporate giving offices throughout the world
    • Help formulate and implement a fundraising strategy for foundations
    • Prepare, edit and submit grant proposals in English
    • Track and send follow-up correspondence and reports to donors
    • Collaborate with the University leadership and international Friends Associations to manage existing relationships and cultivate new ones



    • Undergraduate degree at a minimum
    • English at mother-tongue level (reading, writing and speaking)
    • Good Hebrew
    • A third language - a plus
    • Experience in markets beyond Israel & the USA – a plus
    • Minimum 2 years' experience in direct fundraising from foundations
    • Minimum 2 years' experience in grant writing in foundation format
    • Track record of closing gifts of $100,000 and above
    • Excellent communication, inter-personal and administrative skills
    • Strong research skills
    • Computer savvy; Excel
    • Ability to work both independently and as part of a large international team


    Please submit the following to davidjozsef@tauex.tau.ac.il


    • Cover letter on why you think you are a qualified candidate
    • Resume in English
    • Writing samples
    Tel Aviv University, P.O. Box 39040, Tel Aviv 6997801, Israel
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