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Director, NEXTGen Detroit

Location: Bloomfield Hills, MI

Department: NEXTGen Detroit

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Manager/Supervisor

WANT TO BE THE FEARLESS LEADER OF THE FEDERATION’S DYNAMIC AND GROWING NEXTGEN DETROIT?
 
Was that a yes? Detroit is home to the most exciting young Jewish adult resurgence in the country, and we’re looking for a Director who is ready to love this city and young adult engagement as much as we do, as well as lead a team of incredible professionals. If that’s you, then apply today!!
 
DIRECTOR, NEXTGEN DETROIT

The Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit is a leader in young adult engagement, and its NEXTGen Detroit Department is a model for organizations across North America. If you’re up for the challenge of developing and expanding young adult engagement in Detroit, we’re up for showing you why we’re so proud to call this community home.

The goal of NEXTGen Detroit is to be the hub of a young, vibrant, Jewish Detroit. Over the last five years, the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit has developed an innovative model of engagement that reversed a 30-year trend of young adult disengagement from the Jewish community. We’ve also connected the young adult community to the Jewish renaissance of Detroit, working closely with the business leaders and social entrepreneurs who are revitalizing the city of Detroit.


WHO WE’RE LOOKING FOR:
• Leader who leads by example and can inspire a team of passionate young professionals and volunteers
• Charismatic individual that will motivate young adults to join and participate in NEXTGen Detroit programs, events and leadership roles.
• Futuristic thinker and executor that will continuously create the next level of achievement in the NEXTGen Detroit space, and will lead the team to create awesome programming and outreach.
• Driven and determined leader that creates momentum and positive energy.

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

• Develop and execute strategic plans for constituent outreach, engagement, and leadership development of NEXTGen Detroit.
• Manage budget of over $750,000 and a team of young professionals
• Work closely with senior lay leadership—including NEXTGen Detroit President and President-elect—to further goals of the NEXTGen Department. 
• Supervise Board development, leadership succession process, Campaign and Board communication, with a working Board of 50 young adults.
• Develop and execute fundraising models that maximize the number of NEXTGen Detroit donors contributing to the Federation's Annual Campaign as well as $ raised.
• Develop relationships with potential donors, corporate sponsors and funders of NEXTGen Detroit initiatives and the Jewish Federation. 
• Plan and lead mission(s) that connect young donors with the Federation's overseas work and connect them back to Detroit.
• Strengthen and maintain relationships with key partner organizations in the Jewish Community and broader Detroit Community.

REQUIREMENT SKILLS & ABILITIES

• Bachelor’s degree required.
• Minimum of five years of experience in leadership or entrepreneurial roles in private, corporate or nonprofit sector
• Prior successes working in the NEXTGen/young adult sphere a plus.
• Experience working with operational and strategic plans, goal setting and hitting milestones.
• Fundraising experience a plus.
• Prior supervisory experience required.
• Familiarity with and understanding of the Detroit and/or National Jewish community is a plus.
• Work some evenings and weekends.

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