Associate Area Director - San Diego

San Diego, California
Nov 13, 2018
Dec 13, 2018
Focus Areas
Position Type
Full Time
Degree Level
Willingness to Travel
50 - 75%
Experience Level


AIPAC is seeking an integral member of our dynamic, professional Southern Pacific team to be responsible for engaging and maintaining a pro-Israel membership base in San Diego. The job involves fundraising and Club member management/retention. The Associate Area Director will guide and mobilize our lay leadership in their growth within AIPAC and the larger pro-Israel movement.

Detailed Duties:

  • Maintain and strengthen relationships with existing AIPAC Club members
  • Solicit annual membership from Club members, and obtain increased donations and participation
  • Research and identify potential new investors
  • Encourage political involvement by members and foster activism across the range of AIPAC activities
  • Deliver speeches and foreign policy briefings to small and large audiences
  • Work with Director to identify creative and innovative strategies to achieve development goals
  • Recruit members and prospects to attend local, regional and national events
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree plus work experience in related field preferred (ie politics, fundraising, Jewish communal world, etc.)
  • 2-3 years fundraising, business or political experience
  • Demonstrated ability to prospect, cultivate and manage new accounts
  • Donor and or account management experience a plus
  • Possess a high energy level and be extremely goal-oriented
  • Approach opportunities and challenges with confidence and determination
  • Passion for a strong US-Israel relationship
  • Interest in politics and the Middle East
  • Professional written and verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional organizational and time-management skills with attention to detail and ability to multi-task
  • Self-motivated with a high degree of initiative; able to work both independently and as a team
  • Strong computer skills including: Microsoft Office, Excel, and Outlook. Salesforce knowledge a plus

Posting Instructions:

  • Please provide cover letter with resume to be considered. 

  • If applying for more than one position please use the 'Attachments' function to attach position specific cover letter.

  • Please use your legal name when completing the employment application. (No nicknames)

  • AIPAC is an equal opportunity employer