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Combined Jewish Philanthropies Associate Director, Institutional Giving  in Boston, Massachusetts

Associate Director, Institutional Giving



Passion. Purpose. Impact.CJP is at the heart of Greater Boston's Jewish community, but our reach is felt around the world. We bring together the resources, volunteers, leadership, and expertise to care for people in need, advocate for Israel, and ensure a vibrant Jewish future. Together, we're helping struggling families find financial stability, making Jewish learning relevant and inclusive, connecting the next generation to Jewish life, and so much more. Our greatest resource is our people — the staff, volunteers, partners and leaders who help make Greater Boston’s Jewish community a welcoming home. It’s this energy and commitment that drive CJP’s mission. We are one of Boston's oldest and most respected philanthropic organizations and we are currently seeking an Associate Director, Institutional Giving.

In this newly established role, the Associate Director of Institutional Giving will develop and launch Combined Jewish Philanthropies’ corporation and foundation giving effort (exclusive of individual and private family foundations). Reporting to the Associate Vice President of Development Strategy and Donor Relations, the Associate Director will identify new sources of corporate and foundation support of CJP’s programs and activities.

This position ensures that CJP achieves its fundraising goals by developing, managing and nurturing new and existing corporate and foundation relationships. The Associate Director will execute and measure the success of a comprehensive fundraising strategy and will solicit multi-year commitments from corporations, businesses, and foundations. This position will effectively collaborate with other CJP team members to maximize contributions to CJP.


  • Researching, identifying, cultivating, and soliciting corporate and foundation prospects;

  • Writing materials such as proposals, applications, and stewardship reports;

  • Building partnerships with Strategy and Impact staff and senior CJP leadership to identify opportunities that align with funder interests;

  • Collaborating closely with frontline fundraisers, and lay leaders to identify and leverage connections to prospects in corporations and foundations.

  • Ensuring coordination with leadership giving on their corporate sponsorship efforts

  • working with DRS director of operations on budgets, work plans, and recognition opportunities;

  • Setting ambitious, yet achievable, revenue goals

  • Other duties as assigned with or without accommodation.

Position Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree


  • 5-7+ years of experience in corporate and foundation relations at a large nonprofit


  • Demonstrated experience establishing relationships with philanthropic staff at corporations, as well assecuringandgrowingcorporate and foundation support

  • Demonstrated experience setting and achieving ambitious goals

  • A terrific writer, who flex her/his style and can analyze and synthesize complex ideas into language for “everyone”

  • A superior listener, who also likes presenting before groups

  • A self-starter, passionate about building successful efforts

  • Creative and curious

  • Able to work independently and with good judgment with both internal and external constituencies

  • Excited by working collaboratively with passionate people

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook)

  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable to changes and shifting priorities

  • Finds resonance with CJP’s vision, mission, and goals and has a familiarity and appreciation for the Greater Boston Jewish Community.



About the OrganizationCJP offers that rare opportunity to tap your skills, talents, and experience to benefit a greater good while you grow professionally. You will work in a dynamic environment, with a diverse group of individuals who share your commitment and enthusiasm. Together, you will make a difference for Jews and non-Jews in Greater Boston and worldwide. We offer competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits and a collegial, family-friendly work and team environment. Come see how we Work with Passion, Live with Purpose, and Make a Bigger Difference every day.Click here for more information on CJP's benefitsCJP conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.CJP is an equal opportunity employer. People with disabilities, women, veterans, people of color, and LGBTQ people are encouraged to apply. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

This position is currently accepting applications.