Part-Time Development Assistant

The Development Assistant will join J. at an exciting moment and play an important role in 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 providing general administrative support.

Key job responsibilities include:

  • Processing donations
  • Data entry of donations into Little Green Light, J.’s donor database
  • Generating and sending out thank you letters for donations
  • Helping maintain the donor database

Fundraising campaigns:

  • Work with the Development Director on all aspects of fundraising campaigns, including direct mail, eblasts and social media

Ongoing Development tasks:

  • Update development and marketing and PR materials
  • Donor research
  • Working with the Development Committee and Board

Job Qualifications:

  • Ability to work independently as well as in close coordination with others.
  • Excellent organizational skills with attention to details and accuracy in data entry
  • At least basic knowledge of Excel, Word and Google docs
  • Passion for the mission of J. and nonprofit community journalism.

Desirable qualifications

  • Previous development experience or an interest in pursuing a career in development
  • Some knowledge of the Bay Area Jewish community


This part-time position is available immediately in our San Francisco office. Days and hours are negotiable.

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

If you have questions about this job, please contact