Full Time

Asst Director, Development and Engagement - Tucson

Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona Tucson AZ

Position Summary
Responsible for planning and overseeing engagement and leadership development initiatives at the Jewish Federation, including the young leadership division. Significant work building relationships with donors in the community and overseeing large-scale fundraising. Event coordination and volunteer training are central to the role. Excellent interpersonal communication, ability to multi-task, and innovative thinking essential.
Essential Functions
  • Develop meaningful relationships with internal and external stakeholders via phone calls, emails, individual and committee meetings, and events.
  • Track recruitment, engagement, and development opportunities and potentials points of community impact.
  • Create fundraising plans with key stakeholders and volunteers that maximize participation and impact.
  • Arrange community events, such as happy hours, retreats, and other community engagement opportunities from launch through execution, working closely with event planner and event chairs.
  • Cultivate donors and train volunteers to participate in Jewish Federation events and solicitations.
  • Prepare and distribute marketing materials related to activities within the purview of the role.
  • Work within the CRM database to enter information relevant to activities, including pledges, donor contacts, and event budgets.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications & Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field, plus five (5) years’ experience related to the position. Extensive additional related experience and Associates Degree may potentially substitute for a portion of the stated education requirement.        
  • Three (3) years supervisory experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated competence in fundraising, donor relationship building and event planning. 
  • Exemplary communication and people skills.
  • Understanding of and commitment to the mission of the Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona.
  • Available to work some evening and weekend hours.
The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature of work performed, the level of knowledge and skills typically required; and usual working conditions of this position. It is not designed to contain, or be interpreted as a comprehensive listing of all requirements or responsibilities that may be required by employees in this position.
To Apply
Applicants should send a resume and cover letter to openings@jfsa.org
Equal Opportunity Employer
The Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other condition prescribed by federal, state, or local law. 

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree Required.