Senior Director of Advancement/Development @ Jewish Family Service

Senior Director of Advancement/Development

Job description
Please visit or link or website for a complete Opportunity Profile

JFS-OP-Senior-Director-Advancement-Services.pdf ( OR


Jewish Family Service of San Diego is a client-centered, impact-driven organization working to build a stronger, healthier, more resilient San Diego. Founded in 1918, we are one of San Diego’s most impactful non-profit human services agencies. Last year, we served more than 39,500 clients (SERVING ALL DEMOGRAPHICS & BELIEF SYSTEMS), including over 17,000 asylum seekers. Our broad network of staff (300+ staff), volunteers, supporters, and community partners are committed to the pursuit of one shared goal: helping individuals and families in San Diego Move Forward.


The Senior Director of Advancement Services is an integral member of Jewish Family Service's dynamic Advancement Team, which works to raise the funds needed to meet the needs of more than 40,000 clients who receive life-changing services from Jewish Family Service each year. Jewish Family Service is committed to helping individuals and families of all faiths and demographics in crisis move forward, while developing innovative strategies to break cycles of poverty and strengthen the San Diego community. JFS provides critical food assistance, meal delivery, support for seniors, safe spaces for people living out of their vehicles, employment services and counseling.

Jewish Family Service serves all demographics, the successful candidate can subscribe (or not) to any faith tradition.


Manage and improve the gift processing and reporting functions for Advancement.

Oversee efforts related to the maintenance, management, tracking, reporting, KPI’s, use and analysis of data in Blackbaud's Raiser's Edge database and Raiser's Edge NXT.
Improve and enhance practices around data integrity, to ensure adherence to best practices.
Provide leadership for advancement technology and systems integration with fundraising platforms.
Supervise Database Manager and Two Database Associates.
Must be able to understand models to analyze wealth characteristics and propensity and coach others within the organization about the value and use of prospect analytics.
Advanced ability to analyze donor databases, provide exceptional reporting and work to improve the database for organizational needs
Key Words: social services homelessness addition recovery database manager donor engagement blackbaud raisersedge raisers raiser's edge NXT wealth research analytics prospecting advancement development data mining segmentation gift prosepects fundraising

Degree or equivalent experience is required, and MA or equivalent experience is a plus.
Experience with prospect research and identification, donor research, wealth and giving capacity assessment, data mining and predictive modeling, prospect relationship management, and campaign planning support.
8+ years increasing leadership responsibilities in a fundraising, development environment ideally including experience in nonprofit experince.
Demonstrated knowledge of gift processing and administration, with a focus on outstanding customer service.
A strong leader/manager who is a self-starter, pays attention to details and follows through.
Highly motivated, self-starter with the ability to multi-task and set priorities
JFS serves all demographics, the successful candidate can subscribe (or not) to any faith tradition, though an effort to understand and be sensitive to Jewish cultural norms may be helpful.
Please visit or link or website for a complete Opportunity Profile
JFS-OP-Senior-Director-Advancement-Services.pdf ( OR

Application Instructions

Applicants apply directly to Employer.
Email resume
[email protected]

Job Summary

Job Location
Jewish Family Service
8804 Balboa Avenue
San Diego , California 92123


Not a Member?

Registration is quick, easy and free!

Register Now!


Part Time, Seasonal, and Contract Nonprofit Jewish Communal Jobs


Nonprofit Jewish Communal Jobs Online


Weekly Email Subscribers