Published 27 days ago

Development and Database Manager

On-site, Work must be performed in or near Greenwich, CT


Job Type:Full Time
Start Date:July 1, 2024
Education:4-Year Degree Required
Experience Level:Mid-level
Salary:USD $65,000 - $75,000 / year


Class: Full-Time

Reports To: Chief Development Officer

Location: In Person

Salary: $65,000-$75,000 depending on experience


Jewish Family Services of Greenwich is one of the leading non-profit social services agencies serving the greater Greenwich community. We provide mental health therapy, Jewish-themed programming, senior assistance, refugee resettlement and immigration counseling, and provide a weekly farm stand for residents who are experiencing food insecurity. We are currently seeking a Development and Database Manager to bolster our fundraising efforts.

Use your expertise to make a difference. This position offers an opportunity to contribute to our mission while advancing professionally. In this role you will be responsible for key organizational fundraising activities including data entry and reporting, donor acknowledgements, special events support, and grants management including research and writing. The Development and Database Manager (DDM) will also update and maintain the fundraising CRM (Salsa), and play a pivotal role in supporting all campaigns, events, and the implementation of the annual Development and Communications Plan. With guidance and direction from the Chief Development Officer (CDO) you will also steward a small portfolio of donors to retain and increase giving to JFS of Greenwich. This position will also partner with the Marketing Manager, Director of Volunteer Services and the Corporate/Community Engagement staff.

The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, highly organized, a team-player, and possess excellent communication skills.


• Manage gift processing and the donor database (Salsa), including data entry, report generation, pledge tracking and invoicing. Ensure accurate record-keeping of contributions.

• Implement thank you protocols, including executing timely donor acknowledgements and in honor/memory of notifications.

• Prepare reports and mailing lists as required.

• Data Hygiene- Periodic clean-up of Salsa.

• Community outreach – in coordination with volunteer department

• Prospect Research 

• Public Relations – Drafting press releases and pitching stories to media outlets.

• Event Support (Gala and smaller events) including planning and execution.

• Work with members of the Development team and Board of Directors to meet or exceed annual revenue goals.

• Support the grants management process, including foundation research, drafting / editing applications, proposals and reports, and updating standard materials.

• Assists the CDO with the following:

• Donor stewardship, engagement and retention

• Board support and collaboration

• Institutional giving & corporate sponsorships

• Planned Giving 

• Affinity groups


• Bachelor's degree required

• Minimum 2 years of experience in a non-profit development department

• Experience with Data Entry and fundraising software, tech savvy and adaptable to new platforms

• Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Google Docs and Sheets (knowledge of mail merge)

• Exceptional writing, editing, and communications skills

• Highly motivated, self-starter who can manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment

• Strong analytical and decision-making skills

• Ability to work both independently and collaboratively

• Strong interpersonal skills and high level of professionalism

• Ability to be flexible with an openness to learning

• Familiarity with the Jewish philanthropic communities throughout Connecticut and Westchester preferred.

• Grant writing experience a plus.

Class: Full-Time

Reports To: Chief Development Officer

Location: In Person

Salary: $65,000-$75,000 depending on experience


Jewish Family Services of Greenwich is one of the leading non-profit social services agencies…


67 Holly Hill Ln, Greenwich, CT 06830, USA

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