POSITION TITLE: Assistant Director of
REPORTS TO: Senior Associate Director of
SUPERVISION EXERCISED: None
LOCATION: Washington D.C.
Grade/Class: Grade E, Exempt,
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION:
The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) is the
leading anti-hate organization in the world. Founded in
1913 in response to an escalating climate of antisemitism and
bigotry, its timeless mission is to stop the defamation of the
Jewish people and secure justice and fair treatment to all. Today,
ADL continues to fight antisemitism and all forms of hate using
innovation and partnerships to drive impact. ADL’s ultimate
goal is a world in which no individual or community suffers
from bias, discrimination or hate.
ADL CEO Jonathan Greenblatt—an accomplished leader and
entrepreneur in the corporate, public, and nonprofit sectors—was
recruited to the organization in July 2015. He has injected new
energy and brought a bold vision to the agency. Under
Jonathan’s leadership, ADL is transforming itself, upgrading its
capabilities and pioneering new horizons.
Develop, plan, and execute targeted community fundraising events
to achieve defined regional goals. Identify and cultivate donors
and implement targeted solicitation strategies designed to increase
the donor base. Coordinate regional grant applications and
- Assist the Director of Development in setting fundraising
priorities and establishing financial goals.
- Coordinate grant proposals and reports to foundations,
corporations, and other institutional donors in collaboration with
Director of Development and national staff.
- Plan, organize and execute fundraising events such as, but not
limited to, leadership development activities, trade and industry
- Organize event committee meetings; mentor event chairs and
co-chairs as needed.
- Coordinate event program, honorees and attendees.
- Oversee budget and record keeping for events.
- In consultation with the Director of Development, plan and
engage in solicitation of mid-level and lower-dollar donors,
cultivate lay persons and coordinate donor recognition
- Organize educational and small-scale fundraising events.
- Cultivate and maintain community relationships and community
outreach. May research and reach out to potential corporate
sponsors or contributors.
- Provide committee staff support; prepare agendas, minutes and
- Maintain appropriate prospect and donor records, mailing lists
and fund records.
- Conduct development administrative work as needed, including
gift processing, acknowledgments, and reconciliation.
- Contribute to regional management by participating in overall
regional office administration.
- Participate in special assignments or projects to assist the
Regional Director of Development or as representative at the
- Participate in development-related functions such as marketing,
design/preparation of print materials, event logistics, and
post-event follow up based on individual skills and office
- Strong organizational and administrative skills including the
ability to multi-task.
- The proven ability to solicit and close financial agreements
with donors is essential.
- Good interpersonal skills and strong oral and written
presentation skills are needed.
- Familiarity with word processing, spreadsheet, and database
management software is needed.
- Two to five years of community fundraising experience in a
professional or volunteer environment. Event planning experience is
- A Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent work experience.
periodically): ADL is adhering to CDC, State, local, and
Federal orders regarding COVID-19. ADL requires that all employees
are vaccinated with exceptions for medical and religious
accommodations. ADL may require proof of vaccination. This role
will start as a remote position but may transition to a hybrid
environment when offices reopen.
position is a Grade E, which has a salary midrange of $59,750 to
$75,250. This salary midrange is reflective of a position based in
Washington, DC. Please note that actual salaries are commensurate
with experience and reflect the budget for a given position, and
since ADL has a location-based compensation structure, there may be
a different range for candidates in other locations.
ADL values a diverse workplace and strongly encourages
women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with
disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents,
and veterans to apply. ADL is an equal opportunity employer.
Recruitment, hiring, promotions and other terms, conditions and
privileges of employment shall be maintained in a manner which does
not discriminate on the basis of age, race, creed, religion, color,
national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression,
marital status, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or
military status, or in violation of any applicable Federal, state
or local laws.
ADL will ensure that individuals with disabilities are
provided reasonable accommodations to participate in the job
application or interview process, to perform essential job
functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of
employment. For individuals with disabilities who would like to
request an accommodation to support the interview process, please
contact Talent & Knowledge at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ADL will consider for employment qualified applicants with
criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of
the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and all other applicable State,
Local, and Federal laws.