Capital Campaign and Events Coordinator

Jewish Family Service of Greater Dallas
January 25, 2023
Dallas, United States of America
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This position can be filled as part time (25/hours a week) to full time (40/hours a week) depending on the needs of the employee.

The Capital Campaign and Events Coordinator will coordinate and support the campaign efforts of the JFS Capital Campaign. They will be responsible for ensuring all aspects of the capital campaign move forward, data is captured accurately, and an individualized strategy is executed for the organization’s portfolio of major donors. This includes day-to-day details of campaign implementation, arrangements and notifications for meetings, campaign correspondence, monitoring gift and pledge records, as well as being the lead in database administration for campaign gifts. Additionally, they will have broad logistical oversight in coordinating agency events. This position will report to the Senior Director of Philanthropy and Community Relations, and work closely with the Chief Executive Officer, the Board, and internal teams.



  • Capital Campaign
    • Schedule and support campaign meetings
    • Prepare reports for the Senior Director of Philanthropy & Community Relations, CEO, and the Capital Campaign Committee
    • Maintain strong and accurate records of activities and prospect management, as directed by department protocol using the donor database
    • Monitor, evaluate, and report on progress and outcomes against agreed upon goals
    • Establish solicitation priorities, manage prospect lists and research, develop and execute targeted cultivation plans and solicitation strategies for a range of prospects
    • Prepare and provide support to staff, Board, and volunteers for solicitations
    • Ensure donor acknowledgement, stewardship and public recognition is timely and appropriate; Coordinate and manage communication to donors (i.e. thank you letters, information letters, campaign update letters, gift agreements etc.)
    • Assist Philanthropy & Community Relations department staff in planning and implementing cultivation and recognition events
    • Work with Marketing staff and consultants to develop capital campaign print, web and social media communications materials
  • Events
    • In collaboration with senior department staff, coordinate venue, catering, menu selection, entertainment, event supplier relations, A/V needs, decorations, contracts, and event logistics across multiple smaller and one larger event each year
    • Prepare and maintain event updates for staff and lay leaders through the event planning process
    • Create and modify project calendars to meet deadlines and expectations
    • Work with Volunteer Engagement team on event volunteer recruitment needs
    • Work in collaboration with the Marketing team to ensure events are consistent and meet brand standards
    • Coordinate and manage the bidding process with outside vendors for events
    • Serves as a liaison, back up support to department staff for their events, and help strategize ways to maximize the use of events as a way to increase engagement and donor cultivation
    • Other duties as assigned



  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Demonstrated success in managing complex projects and experience with project management
  • Ability to be flexible and to handle the versatility of the position
  • Excellent skills in MS Word, Outlook and Excel
  • Strong skills in Constant Contact and databases preferred, experience with Raiser’s Edge a plus
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work as part of a team and/or facilitate work groups
  • Ability to work evenings and occasional weekends


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



Jewish Family Service of Greater Dallas (JFS) is a nonsectarian mental health and social services agency that impacted over 32,000 lives last year. For more than 70 years, our mission has been to provide effective, accessible, and comprehensive mental health and social services that promote lifelong self-sufficiency and well-being for the Greater Dallas community. JFS welcomes anyone through our doors regardless of race, ethnicity, religion, or the ability to pay and has more than 150 programs and services available to all in need.

We believe in nurturing passionate professionals who prioritize client health and well-being. Our team members across all departments collaborate to offer wraparound care in order to address multiple needs. Additionally, JFS is one of only six DFW agencies accredited by the Council on Accreditation, which means we continually meet the highest standards of practice in areas including governance, fiscal management, human resources management, and quality improvement.



JFS is invested in our employees. We pay 100% of our full-time employee (30 hours or more) health and dental benefits as well as life and long-term disability insurance. This position also receives 4 weeks paid vacation, sick leave, and includes American holidays and all Jewish holidays. We are willing to discuss relocation options. Come learn more about us!


Job Location - JFS Main Office - Dallas, TX

Position Type - Full Time

Education Level - High School

Travel Percentage - None

Job Shift - Day

Job Category – Marketing

Application Instructions

Please apply by sending resume to Leah Guskin at

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