Development Assistant

Rockville, Maryland
Mar 23, 2017
Apr 27, 2017
Full Time

General Overview:

JSSA’s Development team has an immediate opening for a full-time Development Assistant to join our team. JSSA’s mission – to empower individuals and families to achieve well-being across their lifespan– is the cornerstone of the critical work we do.   The Development team is responsible for leading all aspects of JSSA’s vital fundraising initiatives.  S/he’s responsibilities will include gift processing and database maintenance, donor relations and stewardship, and administrative tasks.

Position Qualifications:

The ideal candidate must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, be detailed oriented, work independently, computer proficient and ability to multi-task in fast-paced environment.    BA/BS in business administration, marketing or communication a plus; development or membership database program familiarity preferred. Additional essential qualifications include proficiency with MS Office, skill in utilizing Excel spreadsheets, mail merge functions, development and gift processing. Superb customer service skills and the ability to handle confidential information.  Knowledge of SalesForce preferred.


Ina Kay Office

200 Wood Hill Road

Rockville, MD  20850

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Please submit the following application materials to

  • Cover letter with salary requirements
  • Resume
  • Contact information for 3 supervisory references

About JSSA:

The Jewish Social Service Agency (JSSA) has been helping people across the Washington metropolitan area meet emotional, social, and physical challenges for more than 120 years. A nonsectarian provider, we serve people of all religious backgrounds, races and ethnicities, helping the youngest child to the most fragile senior, from individuals to entire families. JSSA provides services and support to nearly 31,000 individuals a year through our wide range of counseling, educational, specialized employment, in-home support, hospice and nursing care, and social services. 

We are a growing Agency and strive to be an Employer of Choice.  As such we offer a competitive salary and benefits package, a healthy work-life balance, collaborative team environment and many opportunities for personal growth and professional development.  Learn more about us at AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER/AA/M/F/D. 

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