Development and Communications Associate - URJ Camp Kalsman
The Development & Communications Associate plays an integral role in the stewarding of current donors and the research and engagement of new donors, supporting and promoting camp fund-raising activities. The associate will also be responsible for overseeing Kalsman's web and social presence online, as well as developing print and online marketing materials, annual campaigns, and annual reports. The Associate is a member of the program staff of the URJ and will be called upon to participate actively in functions of the Camp and the URJ. The Associate reports directly to the Camp Director.
This full-time position is located in Bellevue and Arlington, Washington.
The Associate should expect to travel as a representitive of
Camp Kalsman. This can include trips for fundraising, staff and professional
conferences, and for URJ North American events. There will also be a number of events
at camp that the Associate needs to develop and oversee.
FULL-TIME RESPONSIBILITIES FOR ASSOCIATE VARIES BY SEASON
It is recognized that each individual
will bring different skills and gifts to the job. Summer and year round
responsibilities will be defined to maximize these skills and gifts, while
providing the individual with meaningful opportunities for challenge and
Assist in the management of camp fundraising programs. Assist in implementation
of all fundraising programs in consultation with camp leadership, professional
and lay. Work closely with Director and lay leadership, assisting in managing
their participation in development efforts. Oversee the day-to-day
administration of development programs, including the acknowledgment and record
keeping process. Proactively build and maintain relationships with current and prospective
Data Management: Oversee management of the Donor Database,
making sure all donations are entered and acknowledged properly; over time,
will develop a keen understanding of individual and collective donor patterns,
and what does & does not work. Oversee
management of the donor acknowledgement process. Responsible
for Data Mining to learn as much as possible about prospective donors
especially Camp Alumni for prospecting purposes. Will also seek out foundations that may have
an interest in supporting the camp. Accountable for all donor financial
reporting including reconciliation between Raisers Edge, MIP and/or EZ
Marketing: Assist the Director in the creation and production of all Camp
publicity materials including videos, the Camps web site, t-shirts, novelty
items and other recruiting materials. Responsible for ensuring material is
available and included in congregational mailings, Federation mailings, as well
as other Jewish media outlets.
Oversee camp social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Blog, etc..) presence
as well as ongoing communications with congregations, Jewish organizations, and
partner agencies. Design all marketing and fundraising materials for print and
Summer Hospitality Manager: Serve as hospitality coordinator and communications liaison for
all visiting professionals (visiting Jewish professionals, visiting leadership,
visiting specialists, visiting VIPs). Be
in touch with them in advance of their arrival, make sure all arrangements have
been made, and serve as a courteous, warm, and professional host during their
time at camp.
Serve as primary camp tour guide for
summer visitors, be they prospective donors, VIPs, or prospective camp families
and interact with them in a manner which promotes their enthusiasm for active
engagement with the camp.
Prep: In consultation with the Director, spend time preparing donor visits and
events for the upcoming summer. Assist in the development of the staff-training
program. Spend time on the physical preparation of the camp, including ordering
and inventorying supplies, purchasing equipment, etc.
Organized and Responsible
strong public speaking ability to communicate the camp message and market our
programs to audiences large and small, young and old
literate and knowledgeable in operation of word processing, spreadsheet and
posses a BA or higher degree
person-person skills, sales ability and an ability to communicate with parents
and families in a professional manner
with the Jewish communities in the Pacific Northwest strongly preferred
background in informal Jewish Education
have a background in the camping industry or related youth work
of three years of experience in camping or related field preferred
Please include salary requirements with cover letter and resume and send to firstname.lastname@example.org.