J. Development Assistant

J. The Jewish News of Northern California is looking for a development assistant.  J. is the award-winning nonprofit newspaper serving the Bay Area’s diverse Jewish community and reaches more than 1 million readers each year online and is mailed to nearly 15,000 homes throughout Northern California.

The Development Assistant will be joining J. at an exciting moment in J.’s history and will be playing an important role in supporting our efforts to reach the next level. We are seeking a dynamic, passionate, talented individual to help us get there.

Job Description and Responsibilities:

The Development Assistant will work closely with the Development Director to provide administrative support for all fundraising and development efforts.

Key job responsibilities include:

  • Working with theDevelopment Director on all aspects of fundraising campaigns including direct mail, ad campaigns, eblasts, and social media.
  • Processing donations and generating thank-you letters.
  • Update of development and marketing and pr materials.
  • Donor research.
  • Provide support to the Development Committee and Board.

Job Qualifications:

  • The ability to work independently as well as in close coordination with others.
  • Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail and accuracy in data entry.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Basic knowledge of Excel, Word, and Google docs/sheets. Database experience is a plus.

Desirable qualifications:

  • Previous development experience or an interest in pursuing a career in development.
  • Some knowledge of the Bay Area Jewish community.
  • A passion for the mission of the organization and nonprofit community journalism.

This position is four-five days a week and offers a flexible schedule and a hybrid (office and remote) work environment. Our office is located in the Financial District of San Francisco. Benefits include standard holidays with additional days off for Jewish holidays, 100% employer coverage for employee health, vacation and sick days, and free access to a gym in the building.

To apply, email a cover letter and your resume with the words ‘Development Assistant Position’ in the subject line to [email protected]