International Foundations Officer

Exciting opportunity in the fields of philanthropy and education
22 October 2018

International Foundations Officer

Full-time IMMEDIATE OPENING

 

The Development and Public Affairs Division of Tel Aviv University is looking for a highly motivated and experienced fund-raiser and grant proposal writer to research, develop and build relationships with charitable foundations worldwide.

This is a full-time (100%) position, working from the office at TAU. It is not a work-from-home position.

 

Job description:

  • Research and develop ties with charitable foundations throughout the world
  • Collaborate with the University leadership and international Friends Associations to secure major gifts
  • 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 on all grant proposals

 

Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree at a minimum, master’s degree preferred in relevant field
  • 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 3 years' experience in direct fundraising from foundations
  • Minimum 3 years' experience in grant writing in foundation format
  • Proven 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
  • Resume in Hebrew
  • Grant writing sample
  • Confidential gift list

 

Only qualified applicants who have proven writing backgrounds, and who submit all the requested material, will receive a reply.

 

 

Tel Aviv University, P.O. Box 39040, Tel Aviv 6997801, Israel
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