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Job Title: Development Associate

Date Last Updated: 4/8/2013
Job ID #: 10608

Role/Job Category:†Campaign/Financial Resource Development
Organization Name:†Jewish Community Federation of the Greater East Bay


Development Associate
The Jewish Community Federation of the Greater East Bay

Are you looking to make a difference as part of the East Bay Jewish community?† We are looking for an associate to join our Development team & help develop fundraising strategies, manage development and outreach events, cultivate relationships with volunteers and donors, and staff committees. The Development Associate reports to and will work closely with the Director of Development and will take responsibility for managing specific aspects of our $2.5 million-plus Community Campaign.†

Organizational Overview:

The Jewish Federation of the East Bay is dedicated to building a vibrant and inclusive local Jewish community, and to supporting Jewish life in the East Bay, Israel and throughout the world. Fundraising is an essential function of the Federation, allowing the organization to fulfill our mission and vision. Funds are raised through the Community Campaign (formerly the Annual Campaign), which supports social services, Jewish education, and community development. The Federation also raises funds through Designated Signature Initiatives and Legacy opportunities.


Desired knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Strong skills in donor development, cultivation, and direct solicitation
  • Ability to build strong relationships in an environment of collaboration
  • Demonstrated skills in event management
  • Excellent ability to adapt communication style to various audiences
  • Knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite and CRM applications
  • Experienced use of social media in an organizational context (including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, YouTube)
  • Strong copywriting and editing skills
  • Knowledge of Jewish values and previous work in the Jewish community preferred†

Minimum requirements:

  • Minimum 1 - 3 years of demonstrated fundraising success
  • Bachelorís degree required; Masterís degree in related field preferred (Business Administration, Non-Profit Management, Jewish Communal Service, etc.)
  • Ability to staff evening and weekend events as necessary
  • Access to a car in order to meet donors is essential†

Essential duties & responsibilities will be provided later in the hiring process.

The position is full-time and benefits include health, dental, and vision plan; vacation and sick leave; Jewish and secular holidays, and leave early on Fridays. Salary is commensurate with experience.

Desired Education Degree/Level:†Bachelor's

Career Level:†Less than 2 years experience

How To Apply
Contact For Job:†JFNA-MCLE-CM
Contact Title:†Consultant
Preferred Contact Method:†E-mail
Submit Resume to:†
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