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Jewish Studio Project
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Berkeley, CA
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Published 26 days ago

JOB TITLE: Development Director

REPORTS TO: Executive Director

LOCATION: Flexible


ABOUT JEWISH STUDIO PROJECT

Jewish Studio Project (JSP) activates creativity in individuals and communities to expand their capacity for moving through challenge and change. JSP is founded on the belief that creativity exists within each of us and that creativity is a vital resource in the work of personal and social transformation. The creative process is JSP’s central tool for expanding empathy and resilience, supporting the work of dismantling oppression, and drawing forth the new narratives, insights and images that can help bring a more loving and just world into being. Since 2015, JSP has become a leading resource for creative learning and spiritual connection across the country. JSP’s innovative model - at once an art studio and house of learning - has been nationally recognized and highly sought after. Through immersive experiences, creative facilitator trainings, creative resilience cohorts and professional development partnerships, JSP is supporting thousands of individuals a year in exploring and processing our society’s questions and challenges while providing deep moments of intimacy, connection and awe. 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Over the past six years, JSP has grown from a small startup into a leading national organization with five full time staff, an $800K budget, a network of Facilitators, and a community of thousands of alumni and participants. We are seeking our first Development Director to join our growing team and leverage our current financial strength to build toward long-term sustainability. This team member will be responsible for creating and implementing our annual giving strategy in close partnership with our leadership team. They will manage JSP’s development operations, build and nurture relationships among our national community and oversee JSP’s grant seeking efforts. This position is full-time and remote and reports to JSP’s Executive Director.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Collaborate with the Executive Director to create a development plan in support of JSP’s strategic direction.
  • Oversee growth in JSP’s fundraising revenue to $1.25M over the next three years. 
  • Develop goals and strategies for fundraising campaigns.
  • Develop and maintain a prospect portfolio to optimize fundraising opportunities and manage relationships with a set of new and existing donors (~60-75 relationships).
  • Manage Development operations including database functionality, data analysis and gift administration with support from JSP’s administrative team.
  • Oversee grant seeking including research, proposal writing, and reporting requirements.
  • Ensure all donations are tracked and acknowledged in a timely manner and in compliance with all foundation reporting needs.
  • Generate quarterly stakeholder updates, highlighting program successes and content insights.
  • Analyze and project fundraising revenue and costs on an ongoing basis. 
  • Work with JSP’s communications team to plan and implement marketing programs and special events to maximize prospect and donor engagement.

ABOUT YOU 

  • You are a self starter who is curious and excited to always be learning.
  • You are a savvy, strong communicator with excellent attention to detail.
  • You have a minimum of three years of fund development experience in the nonprofit sector.
  • You display excellent fund development strategy, planning, and donor cultivation abilities.
  • You are proficient in Salesforce and Quickbooks (preferred). 
  • You are an experienced storyteller who loves drawing connections between learning, personal experience, and contemporary social issues.
  • You are not afraid of making an ask and have experience engaging and stewarding donor relationships on a national scale.
  • You bring attention and awareness to economic justice and equity in your approach to fundraising and development.
  • You are able to work as part of a team and also stay motivated while working independently.
  • Your ability to juggle multiple workstreams with optimism, enthusiasm and a rigorous attention to detail will create a lasting impact on our organization, communities and partners.
  • You lead with self-awareness, groundedness, and humility.
  • You’re familiar with anti-oppression frameworks and committed to building a liberatory, healed world.

Systemic inequities in hiring have caused women, people of color, LBTQIA+ folks, and others to apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. JSP encourages you to break that statistic and apply, as no one ever meets 100% of the qualifications. We look forward to your application. 

HIRING PROCESS & TIMELINE

  • We will review applications on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
  • We will begin scheduling phone interviews in early May.
  • We will conduct short phone interviews in May and begin second round interviews in late May / early June.
  • We will invite finalists for longer interviews in mid-June and make an offer shortly thereafter.
  • We hope to have the selected candidate begin in July or August.

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS

  • Salaried, exempt position with an annualized salary range of $70K - $85K / year.
  • 40 hours per week. We believe in work-life balance and are committed to keeping the workload in alignment with the true hours worked.
  • Position is remote and can be based anywhere in the U.S.
  • 140 hours of PTO as well as 11 paid federal holidays, 13 Jewish Holidays and a flexible schedule.
  • Health, vision and dental benefits, covering 75% of plan costs. 
  • As an essential member of our growing team, you will have plentiful leadership opportunities and the support of colleagues invested in your growth and development

Please submit a resume and cover letter to info@jewishstudioproject.org. We encourage you to apply soon. 

JSP is an equal opportunity employer and supports workplace diversity. We carefully consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

JOB TITLE: Development Director

REPORTS TO: Executive Director

LOCATION: Flexible


ABOUT JEWISH STUDIO PROJECT

Jewish Studio Project (JSP) activates creativity in individuals and communities to expand their capacity for moving through…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Salary

$70,000 - $85,000

Level of Language Proficiency

COMPENSATION & BENEFITS

  • Salaried, exempt position with an annualized salary range of $70K - $85K / year.
  • 40 hours per week. We believe in work-life balance and are committed to keeping the workload in alignment with the true hours worked.
  • Position is remote and can be based anywhere in the U.S.
  • 140 hours of PTO as well as 11 paid federal holidays, 13 Jewish Holidays and a flexible schedule.
  • Health, vision and dental benefits, covering 75% of plan costs. 
  • As an essential member of our growing team, you will have plentiful leadership opportunities and the support of colleagues invested in your growth and development


COMPENSATION & BENEFITS

  • Salaried, exempt position with an annualized salary range of $70K - $85K / year.
  • 40 hours per week. We believe in work-life balance and are committed to…

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
940 Dwight Way, Berkeley, CA 94710, USA
13B

How to Apply

Please submit a resume and cover letter to info@jewishstudioproject.org. We encourage you to apply soon. 

Please submit a resume and cover letter to info@jewishstudioproject.org. We encourage you to apply soon. 

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