Positions Available at Jewish Federation &

Jewish Foundation of Nashville & Middle TN


Donor Center Manager 

The Donor Center Manager provides logistical and strategic support for the Financial Resource Development Department of the Jewish Federation of Nashville and Middle Tennessee. The Donor Center Manager also provides similar support for special campaigns, capital campaigns and other revenue enhancing initiatives that might be undertaken by the Federation.

This is a full-time position and the Donor Center Manager reports directly to the Federation’s Assistant Executive Director. In addition to Campaign-related responsibilities the Donor Center Manager also works collaboratively with other Federation department personnel including the Marketing Director to provide logistical and technical support for the Federation’s various programs, activities and services.

Specific major responsibilities include:

Provide administrative support to the Assistant Executive Director which can include the generation of all types of materials listed below.

Maintain the donor management database system used by the Jewish Federation which is currently the SAGE FR100 system. Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Entering and maintaining accurate information of constituent names, addresses and other pertinent donor personal information
  • Generating campaign and other data-based reports
  • Generating general and segmented lists and rosters
  • Updating contributor information regarding solicitations and gifts
  • Generating pledge cards, thank you and other acknowledgement letters
  • Executing database “rollover” between annual campaigns

Provide logistic support and record keeping for the Jewish Federation’s robust Missions program.

Maintain the mass email distribution list used by the Jewish Federation which is currently housed with Constant Contact:

  • Serve as backup in producing the Federation Focus E-Newsletter by editing copy, inserting images and creating links to the Federation website and other Federation-sponsored social media
  • Generate special E-Newsletters, Updates for the Annual Campaign Cabinet, and other special or emergency E-Newsletters on an as needed basis
  • Adding names from to Constant Contact from FR100 and managing bounced emails and requests to subscribe or unsubscribe from Federation emails

Serve as backup for maintaining the Federation website and social media pages.

Assist with logistics for events, including producing nametags and pledge cards as needed, maintaining comprehensive RSVP list from both online and hard copy registrations and running night-of event check-in table.

Work closely with the Financial Resource Philanthropic Officer to facilitate some aspects of the teen philanthropy program including introduction letters and anniversary/giving reminder greeting cards.

Other responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Occasional graphic design – working with graphic design vendors on images, posters, pledge cards, and any other piece work produced under Campaign or for use in other Federation departments
  • Review death notices and obituaries to update database and send condolence cards or letters
  • Design and order Federation stationery, envelopes and business cards
  • Send out requests for bids for all printing projects for the Federation, select the vendor based upon winning bid and facilitate the production.


  • 1-2 years prior experience working in a non-profit setting or similar experience
  • B.A./B.S. Degree preferred
  • Knowledge of donor-base management software essential
  • Experience with Microsoft Office including Excel, Outlook, Word and Publisher
  • Knowledge of other graphic design software preferred
  • Ability to edit website material essential, experience with social media highly preferred

Position Availability and Compensation:

  • The position is available immediately to the successful candidate.
  • Salary is negotiable based on prior experience. Attractive benefits package including paid vacation, paid time off, health benefits and employer contribution to retirement plan (following one year of employment)

    Interested applicants should send cover letter and resume to Naomi Sedek at naomi@jewishnashville.org



Editor of the Jewish Observer 

Seeking an Editor for the Jewish Observer, which is a monthly newspaper and the official publication of the Jewish Federation and Jewish Foundation of Nashville and Middle Tennessee, which serves to educate and inform the Nashville-area Jewish community about issues and events of interest that affect Jewish life locally, nationally, in Israel and throughout the world.  The position of editor is part-time, approximately 20 hours per week, and reports to the Executive Director of the Jewish Federation. Journalistic and related job duties include producing original content, producing the Observer and an annual publication called the Guide to Jewish Nashville, posting content to the Observer website and proofreading publications. Currently, the editor works on production with a graphic designer. Administrative job duties include coordinating with a printer and other vendors, working with the Observer advertising manager and keeping in touch with local congregations and community members for regular news features. Goals for the incoming editor include improving the publication’s web presence.  Minimum job requirements: Bachelor’s degree, five years or more of journalism experience, including writing, editing, print journalism production, online journalism.  Salary is negotiable.  To apply, please email a cover letter, resume, a total of three samples of work which show the applicant's writing, editing and newspaper production, and three professional references which will be treated confidentially to Eric Stillman, Executive Director, Jewish Federation and Jewish Foundation of Nashville and Middle Tennessee, at eric@jewishnashville.org.