LIFE & LEGACY ™ Coordinator
DEPARTMENT: Planned Giving & Endowments
REPORTS TO: President & CEO
Position Type: Part-Time
VISION OF JEWISH NEVADA
Our vision is to be recognized as the principal Jewish organization working to secure the future of our Jewish community as well as its relationship with Israel and the Jewish world. Our dream for Nevada is to be known around the world as a great place to live, work, play, and be Jewish.
As a united, collaborative organization, we are committed to securing philanthropic and human resources to create a positive change while connecting our community through programs, services and events. We are the voice of the collective, navigating the present and future needs of our community.
MISSION OF JEWISH NEVADA
We promote the well-being of our community members, and Jews throughout the world; enhance the continuity, security, and unity of the Jewish community; increase understanding of Jewish values and their application to improve people’s lives; encourage our members to fulfill the responsibility of tikkun olam, to make the world a better place; support Israel as a Jewish and democratic state; and promote collective action by individuals and organizations to advance these purposes.
Jewish Nevada is looking for a candidate to fill the role of LIFE & LEGACY Coordinator at Jewish Nevada. LIFE & LEGACY is a 4-year partnership program of the Harold Grinspoon Foundation (HGF) that assists communities across North America, through partnerships with Jewish Federations and Foundations to promote after-lifetime giving to benefit local Jewish day schools, synagogues, social service organizations and other Jewish entities. Through training, support and monetary incentives LIFE & LEGACY motivates Jewish organizations to secure legacy gifts, steward donors and integrate legacy giving into the philanthropic culture of the Jewish community. The Coordinator position is a part-time position (25 hours per week) that coordinates the implementation of the initiative with the 7 local participating organizations, and leads the efforts of Jewish Nevada as a participating organization. The Coordinator position will also serve as liaison between Jewish Nevada and the Harold Grinspoon Foundation.
The ideal candidate should possess:
- familiarity with the Jewish community
- excellent oral and written communication skills
- excellent organizational skills
- ability to manage records and utilize Excel spreadsheets
- understanding of endowment funding options
- ability to coach, motivate and mentor legacy teams consisting of professional and lay leadership
The candidate must be:
- passionate about the Jewish community
- committed to the concept of legacy giving
- a self-starter
- a relationship builder who enjoys working in a collaborative environment
Compensation commensurate with experience. This position is part-time at 25 hours per week.