Jewish Family Service of Buffalo & Erie
  • Buffalo, NY, USA
  • $19 - $22
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

4+ weeks of PTO, 13 Holidays, Generous Health Insurance (BCBS) plan, 401k, Life Insurance and LTD

Jewish Family Services WNY is looking to hire a professional and passionate Development Associate who will support a variety of development initiatives to build a robust, cohesive donor experience.

  • Have you been looking for a job with purpose, and to be part of a passionate, mission-driven team?
  • Are you skilled at building strong and lasting relationships with donors?
  • Are you considered to be persuasive and a relationship-builder?

If so, then this full-time position provides a unique and rewarding opportunity for you to work with an organization that makes a difference in the lives of many.


The Development Associate will work in close collaboration with the Sr. Director of Development & Marketing to increase the agency's visibility and support from individual stakeholders and organizations through the annual giving campaign, and peer to peer giving campaigns. This position will provide administrative support and will be responsible for the customer relationship management (CRM) process including input and tracking of data.


  • Bachelor's degree in marketing, business, or a related field a plus and/or equivalent
  • Peer to peer fundraising and annual campaign experience
  • Understanding of philanthropy as it relates to the not-for-profit agency
  • Ability to execute and/or support and oversee a comprehensive donor management campaign including acknowledgement and recognition plan; and cultivation events and programs
  • CRM database management desirable, particularly Network for Good
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office inc. Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Excellent verbal, written and digital communication skills that are effective with a diverse range of audiences including board members, volunteers, internal staff, donors and all constituents
  • Ability to work flexible hours in order to support events and meet community needs
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality


Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. For more than 150 years, Jewish Family Service of Buffalo & Erie County has been committed to providing high quality services to all in need in the interest of helping to "repair the world." JFS is committed to the highest ethical and professional standards of fundraising and nonprofit management. Our services are guided by the essential connection between mental well-being, physical wellness, and positive self-worth. Our reputation is the result of our exceptional staff. In addition to offering competitive compensation and truly exceptional benefits, we are committed to providing a supportive, inclusive work environment in which all employees are able to contribute their


This position offers exceptional benefits including 4+ weeks of accrued Paid Time Off (PTO), plus 13 holidays, excellent health insurance options (BCBS), 401k and much more with a wage of $19 - $22 per hour dependent on experience.. We are located off Delaware Avenue with free parking. You must have a reliable vehicle, a clean NYS driver's license and required liability insurance levels of 100/300K and provide evidence of having received the Covid-19 vaccination.

If this sounds like the type of opportunity you've been looking for, apply today at Come join our team and make a difference in your career and within the community.

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