Development Manager

Business Name: 
Junior League of San Francisco
Type of Position: 
Full-Time Job
Grade Level: 
All University students
San Francisco, CA
Days/Hours per Week: 
Mon - Fri, typically 9am - 6pm
Pay Range: 
45k - 55k annually

PTO, Sick time

Duration of Position: 


Position Description: 

The Fund Development Manager has the exciting task of developing and implementing our fund development strategy in partnership with our internal members.

Position Responsibilities: 

• Develop and implement a fund development strategy that aligns with internal strategic plan and forecast for the next three years 

• Support the diversification of the revenue stream of funds to promote sustainability year over year by creating innovative approaches to build donor and community support

• Collaborate with the Fund Development council to initiate, oversee and implement fundraising activities including securing corporate sponsors & silent auction items

• Attend Fund Development Council and special events committee meetings as needed

• Lead trainings for the Fund Development Council on topics including managing special events risks, fundraiser profit evaluation, non-profit terminology, securing auction items, etc.

• Manage the Give $30 More campaign during the annual membership dues cycle

• Acknowledge Annual Fund and endowment donors through personal communication and steward VIPs and Patrons at JLSF fundraising events

• Secure ongoing financial support from individuals, corporations, private foundations and government grants. Assist the Board of Directors to research and secure major gifts

• Develop proposals to submit to foundations, government entities and corporations; create grant proposal calendar, track proposals and reports for all corporate fundraising, grants, and annual giving gifts

• Support marketing and communication around the organization's mission to expand its reach via external communications (website, social media, newsletters and press in collaboration with the Communications Council)

• Oversee donor database, research and maintain accurate records and completeness of data. Review mailing lists and provide guidance to office staff to process mailings related to all fund development activity

• High-level support of our three major events (Home Tour, Touch-a-Truck and WATCH), including partnership with the Development Council to secure silent and/or live auction items and table sponsorships, managing existing and seeking new corporate sponsorships

Required Qualifications: 

• Previous non-profit and fundraising experience strongly preferred

• Skilled in Public Relations and organizationally savvy 

• Comfortable networking and developing potential donor relationships through various avenues 

• Ability to work autonomously, but also be a team player

• Proficient in Google Suite and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Preferred Qualifications: 

Preferred qualifications Familiar with Digital Cheetah (a plus, but not required)

How to Apply: 

 Please send an email directly to:

Application Deadline: 
Open until filled