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Development Manager
Edlavitch JCC of Washington, DC
1529 Sixteenth Street NW
Washington, DC 20036

Principal Responsibilities:

The Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center (EDCJCC) is a vibrant center for Jewish life and community engagement in downtown Washington, DC. We are excited to grow our development team with the addition of a full-time Development Manager who will help advance our important work in social responsibility, inclusion, family life, and beyond.

The Development Manager will drive donor and prospect identification and cultivation for many of the EDCJCCs programs, including but not limited to the EDCJCCs Preschool; the Morris Cafritz Center for Social Responsibility; Jewish Life & Learning; and Inclusion & Disabilities. The Development Manager will leverage existing programmatic activity in these areas to identify those with interest and capacity, build relationships with prospects, and solicit gifts to support our important work.

Serving as a member of the Institutional Advancement team, the Development Manager will be the teams lead for a series of donor appreciation and cultivation events each year.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

Full-time, salaried/exempt opportunity. General hours are Monday  Thursday, 9:00 AM  5:00 PM and 4:00 PM on Friday. Occasional evening/weekend hours required. This person is required to work at the EDCJCC (in-person) three times per week.


The Development Manager will report to the Senior Director of Institutional Advancement.

Salary and Benefits

$60,000 - $65,000, commensurate with experience. The Edlavitch DCJCC offers a generous benefits package, including, membership at the EDCJCC, health/dental/vision, life/STD/LTD, voluntary accident and hospital, FSA, 401k retirement plan, sick and vacation leave, most Jewish and federal holidays and more.

The Edlavitch DCJCC is an inclusive equal opportunity employer.

To Apply

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Emily Jillson, Senior Director of Institutional Advancement, ejillson[at] Applications without a cover letter will not be considered. Please use EDCJCC Development Manager in the email subject line. We thank everyone who applies for their interest, but only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Minimum Qualifications:

Qualifications, skills, and experience required:


$55,000 - $65,000

Agency Information:

Guided by Jewish values and heritage, the Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center (EDCJCC or the Center) engages individuals and families through its cultural, recreational, educational and social justice programs by welcoming people of all backgrounds to connect, learn, serve and be entertained together in ways that reflect the unique role of the Center in the Nation's Capital.