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Director of Annual Giving
Institution: Jewish Family Service of Colorado
Location: Colorado, United States
Category: Philanthropy - Fundraising - Non-profit
Posted: 03/12/2020
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Fulltime

The Director of Annual Giving, is an integral part of the JFS Development team.  This position is an exciting key role that focuses on increasing the donor base fund-raising gifts in the range of $1,000 - $5,000.  Prospect and donor research, in-person meetings, and active donor stewardship will be key roles of this position.  Will work closely with the Chief Development Officer to tailor appeals and philanthropic messages and increase personalized approaches to new and ongoing key constituents.   The Associate Director will collaborate with the team in the creation and implementation of all annual appeals, campaigns and cultivation events. Will serve as the staff liaison in the Life & Legacy planned giving program.  Provides logistics support for fundraising and stewardship events.

Founded in 1872, Jewish Family Service of Colorado (JFS) is a nonsectarian, nonprofit human services agency serving metro Denver and Boulder. JFS believes in strengthening the community by providing vital services to vulnerable individuals and families. JFS offers a variety of programs to help those in need navigate life’s challenges through integrated support. The full continuum of care includes helping older adults stay supported, connected, and engaged as they age while maintaining a high quality of life; providing quality mental health counseling and case management to children, adults, immigrants, and refugees; offering training, job placement, and community enrichment to people with disabilities; and providing housing stability, employment support, and food security to individuals and families. Every year, the agency serves thousands of individuals and impacts more than 20,000 people of all faiths, races, ages, incomes, and abilities.  Employees benefits include a generous holiday and leave program. More information about JFS is available at:


Bachelor’s Degree in business or related field, preferred.  Three to five years’ experience in development, fundraising, annual giving or comparable experience. Understanding and interpreting trends in individual giving is key.  Able to work independently as well as a team member.  Proficient in development software; excellent communication skills and strong attention to detail.

To Apply: Submit resume and cover letter with salary requirement to: Jean M Marshall, Human Resources Director

Only applicants selected for interview will be contacted.

Application Information
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