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Assistant Director of Advancement



JOB POSTING #: 2023-1


Jackson-Feild Behavioral Health Services (JFBHS), a behavioral health not-for-profit psychiatric residential treatment center serving adolescent children with mental health disorders seeks a skilled and motivated Assistant Director of Advancement to work out of the Richmond, Virginia office to raise awareness and private philanthropic funds in order to fulfill the mission of the organization and serve its children.


This position plays a key role in identifying prospective donors, obtaining annual gifts, managing online fundraising efforts, coordinating special events, and managing the web page.  The Assistant Director of Advancement also conducts presentations describing the mission, vision and needs of JFBHS to civic, service and religious organizations.  This position is responsible, in concert with the development team, to grow JFBHS’s annual unrestricted and restricted revenue by conducting and coordinating specialized and ongoing appeals and special events to raise funds and cultivate relationships with donors and stakeholders.


Qualified applicants must possess experience and expertise in creating online fundraising and marketing campaigns utilizing various social media and web platforms.  Knowledge in creating and managing back-end social media and web page content is required to succeed in this position. Qualified applicants must be motivated self-starters, possess excellent oral and written communication skills, have a working knowledge of fundraising database programs such as Raisers Edge or Abila, and be able to socially engage donors to build lasting relationships.


A Bachelor’s Degree in business, marketing, information technology, fundraising, non-profit management, or related field is required.  Prior experience developing and implementing digital fundraising and engagement campaigns in a not-for-profit setting is preferred.  Knowledge of CSS and HTML, with hands-on experience in content management systems required.


Competitive pay & benefits including employer sponsored Health, Dental, Vision & Life Insurance and employer matching 401(k) retirement plan.


Jackson-Feild Behavioral Health Services is an equal opportunity employer and drug free work place.  Post offer criminal background and drug screenings required.  Position open until filled.


Email cover letter and resume to:


Jackson-Feild Behavioral Health Services

Attn: Job # 2023-1