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American Friends of Magen David Adom

Heart to Heart Development Executive

American Friends of Magen David Adom
TBD, New York, United States

Date Posted: 05/05/2015
Categories: Advertising/PR - Communications - Fundraising - Marketing/Public Relations
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Title:                                Heart to Heart Development Executive        

Location:                                TBD

Department:                           Development

Supervisor:                            Heart to Heart Program

FLSA Classification:             Exempt

Status:                                    Full-time


Heart to Heart enables Christians to play a powerful role in saving lives in Israel by supporting Mage David Adom, Israel’s paramedic, ambulance, and blood-banking organization.  Because Israel periodically has been the target of wars and terrorist attacks, Magen David Adom has emerged as the world’s most experienced mass-casualty response organization in the world, and a leader in emergency medical services — much to the benefit of Christians, Jews, and everyone in Israel.


Position Overview:

 “Whoever saves a life, it’s as if one saves the entire world” (Talmud-Sanhedrin 4:9). If you are a

Development professional who wants to play an influential role in saving lives in Israel, we are looking for a full-time fundraising professional who will be responsible for raising funds by utilizing a variety of strategies including face-to-face solicitations, parlor meetings and events that will encompass donor cultivation and solicitation and fulfillment events and raise the Heart to Heart Program and MDA awareness.  The Development Executive will be responsible to cultivate and solicit gifts at a minimum level of $10K+.


Education, Experience & Skills Required:

Candidate should have a Bachelors Degree, with a minimum of 6-8 years of relevant work experience required. Must have experience with donor cultivation, solicitation and experience in planning small and large events within the Christian community. A successful candidate is one who is self motivated, reliable and responsible. Additionally, s/he should have excellent verbal and written communication skills to be able to convey ideas clearly and interact effectively to a diverse constituency and maintain discretion and confidentiality at all time. Must be able to work independently and part of a team, manage multiple responsibilities simultaneously and meet deadlines in a high-volume environment. Proficiency in, Microsoft Office Suite required and experience with donor databases. Must be available to work occasional nights and weekends; Frequent local and regional travel.


Compensation:  Commensurate with experience; competitive full benefit package provided.


To Apply:  Please send resume, cover letter and salary history to Human Resources, AFMDA, 352 Seventh Avenue, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10001; Fax: 212-757-4662; Email: If emailing, please list the job title of position you are applying for in the subject header.


American Friends of Magen David Adom (AFMDA) is the exclusive support arm in the United States for Magen David Adom (MDA) in Israel. Magen David Adom is Israel’s first aid and disaster relief organization which operates according to the principles of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. AFMDA raises funds to purchase sophisticated equipment and supplies, emergency vehicles, build and construct MDA stations to support emergency medical and disaster relief.


American Friends of Magen David Adom is an equal opportunity employer.