Job Vacancy: Adalah seeks a Resource Development Associate

Deadline to apply: 31 December 2019

Adalah seeks a Resource Development Associate

Full-time (100%) position, Haifa, Israel

Apply by: 31 December 2019 / Start: Immediately 2020


Adalah – The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel is seeking an excellent writer, creative, and communicative individual to join our fundraising team as a Resource Development Associate (RDA).


Adalah is an independent Palestinian human rights organization and legal center. Adalah has been a leading actor in the most hotly-debated legal battles defending the human rights of Palestinians in Israeli courts for almost 25 years. 


Under the supervision of the International Advocacy and Resource Development (RD) Director, the RDA will help Adalah to raise funds from foundations and from individual private donors.


This position is full-time and located in Adalah’s office in Haifa.




  • Grant proposal and report writing
  • Build on and further develop a portfolio of existing and potential foundation and individual donors in Israel and abroad
  • Conduct donor research
  • Work with staff to develop fundraising materials, online fundraising mailers/campaigns
  • Build-up, input data, and maintain our Salesforce database, keep accurate records of donor communications




  • Commitment to Adalah’s goals and human rights
  • Excellent writing and speaking in English and fluency in Arabic
  • Relevant two-years of professional fundraising or writing experience
  • Academic degree in law, human rights, international relations or related social sciences or humanities
  • Ability to take initiative, detail-oriented, ability to meet deadlines, work with a team, discretion and mature judgment
  • Computer skills and some experience with Salesforce database (preferred)


Applicants must be able to legally work in Israel.


Applicants should send a cover letter in English and CV with contact information to Please include your name and title of the position in the subject line. Relevant candidates will be invited to an interview and given a written test in January 2020. For more information or questions please contact Fathiyya Hussein, Adalah's Office Manager, Tel: +972.4.950.3188.