Development Associate

Job Type

Full Time


Details: Salary based on experience




Two Lake Street
San Francisco
United States


Congregation Emanu-El is a vibrant, sacred Jewish community that is essential in the lives of our congregants. We are dedicated to connecting members with their Judaism and history at the highest level and bringing Jewish values to life in meaningful and inspiring ways.


The Development Associate at Congregation Emanu-El will assist in cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship goals for the Director of Development as well as providing fundraising support to key Stakeholders, Board of Directors, Executive Director and Clergy.



  • Maintain, manage and process all gifts made to temple that are handled by Development Department;
  • Generate acknowledgment letters and notifications and review, correct, customize each letter as necessary;
  • Run queries and extract information from Salesforce for mailings, meetings, and data analysis
  • Provide weekly report to Clergy for the Rabbis’ and Cantors’ Fund and Impact Fund and Gifts $1000+ to appropriate clergy, staff and lay leadership;


Capital Campaign:

  • Tracking all fund development campaign-related activities using Salesforce
  • Prepare donor reports for individual solicitors
  • Individual and foundation prospect research
  • Coordinate ambassador and donor meetings


Temple Newsletter Communications:

  • Create monthly development content
  • Produce the Donor Report
  • Track sponsorships for temple newsletter


Additional support:

  • Provide support for committee meetings
  • Special event coordination
  • Manage weekly yahrzeit correspondence


Position Qualifications: 

  • Outstanding verbal, writing, analytical, and research skills
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks/projects, working independently and as a team member
  • Ability to meet deadlines while paying close attention to details and accuracy
  • Data entry / database systems experience (particularly in Salesforce) 
  • Basic accounting skills, or willingness to learn them
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality; commitment to professional ethics


We offer health, dental, vision and life insurance, cafeteria plan, 403b with employer match.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

Please send a resume and cover letter.