Development Associate/Manager

American Friends of Migdal Ohr | New York, New York


American Friends of Migdal Ohr (AFMO), the US Fundraising arm of Israel’s leading children’s charity, Migdal Ohr, is seeking a full-time Development Associate/Manager to work in our New York office.

Migdal Ohr, one of Israel’s largest nonprofits, raises Israel’s most vulnerable youth to become thriving, successful adults. We give our children the support and education they lack to overcome socio-economic barriers and realize their full potential.  

Our programs transcend walls and provide children with a loving family that gives them the unlimited support and resources they need to rise above their challenging circumstances.

Migdal Ohr has over 20 different enrichment programs, 15 schools, 8 day care centers, 160 after-school youth clubs, and operates 3 vast campuses with residential housing.

Migdal Ohr reaches up to 10,000 children and youth annually, giving each one the love and attention they deserve.

Job Summary

The Development Associate/Manager will work collaboratively with the Executive Director, Development Director and lay leadership to ensure that AFMO achieves its fundraising and communications goals by enhancing existing strategies and contributing to a robust, long-term development plan.


  • Actively steward a healthy portfolio of mid-level donors
  • Maintain donor relationships and make asks during specific campaigns 
  • Plan, manage and execute fundraising and cultivation events together with the development team.
  • Seek out new donor prospects
  • Research private and corporate grant funding opportunities
  • Write and edit grant applications, proposals, foundation reports and other funding correspondence
  • Identify, recruit, and manage a Young Leadership volunteer group. Spearhead events, crowdfunding and 3rd-party fundraising opportunities.
  • Assist in the writing (and editing) of all donor communications materials.
  • Maintain the organizations photo files and library.
  • Work with the organizations branding consultants on public relations, social media and website


  • Minimum 2 years of relevant work experience in fundraising and event planning.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills, with special emphasis on grant-writing.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Dedication to Client Service.
  • Prior donor stewardship and solicitation experience preferred
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint
  • Ability to build, develop and foster ongoing donor relationships
  • Attention to detail and deadlines
  • Ability to both give and take direction
  • Experience with CRM data entry required
  • Able to prioritize, manage multiple tasks, work independently and meet deadlines
  • A passion for the organization’s mission and commitment to our goals
  • Must be a team player and possess high level initiative and excellent work ethic
  • Working knowledge of Hebrew language a plus
  • Confidence in using social media platforms 


American Friends of Migdal Ohr offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. 

Salary will be commensurate with the experience of the candidate.


This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is hired.

How to Apply

Please email resume and cover letter including salary requirements and available start date to:


American Friends of Migdal Ohr


Organization: Nonprofit Organizations