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Development Manager
Stroum Jewish Community Center
3801 East Mercer Way
Mercer Island, WA 98040

Principal Responsibilities:

The Development Manager is a new position created to build on current fundraising success and design and grow a donor-centered and comprehensive Annual Giving program to fund free and affordable programs to more than 15,000 people in and around the Puget Sound. He/she will have frequent interaction with donors, members, program participants, volunteers, SJCC program directors and the greater community.

The Development Manager is responsible for ensuring the overall success of the Annual Giving program that is dedicated to obtaining and sustaining primarily individual donors and includes appeals, special events and stewardship to sustain operational expenses.

Minimum Qualifications:

Qualifications: Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from a four year college or university and at least three to five years experience in a non-profit, fundraising environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience; possess an entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to take on a creative leadership role on a growing team; communicate effectively and passionately, both orally and in writing, about the mission of the Agency; and a desire to combine teamwork and autonomy, always with a high level of professionalism and attention to detail. In addition experience and proficiency with Blackbaud NXT and Raisers Edge is preferred and demonstrated fluency in Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook and Powerpoint, as well as a donor database is required.

Please submit cover letter and resume to with Development Manager in subject line. No calls please, only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. Applications will be accepted until position is filled. For certain consideration, submit application no later than January 30, 2018.

Agency Information:

Located in Seattle, the J offers a variety of programs and activities for everyone from newborns to seniors. The J is home to an Early Childhood School, a newly remodeled state-of-the-art auditorium, an upgraded Fitness Center, an indoor pool, and more.

We host a variety of parenting classes and weekly Tot Shabbat programs for our youngest members and their parents. School-aged kids enjoy our Kidstown before and after school care, take sports and arts classes, spend their summers at SJCC Summer Camp, and become J Explorers. Adults can join a sports league or a book club, attend events in the Kesher Garden, swim laps in the pool, or work out in our Fitness Center. Seniors learn to play bridge, join fitness classes, and attend our popular cultural arts events.