Events and Corporate Partnership Manager
Job Details
Jewish Silicon Valley - Los Gatos, CA
Full Time
Traditional & Non-Traditional Hours
Nonprofit - Social Services


Reporting to the Senior Director of Philanthropy and Advancement, the Events and Corporate Partnership Manager is responsible for executing campaign and affinity group events, and managing corporate relations.

Candidates should have the outstanding organizational and communication skills necessary to build strong and trusted relationships with staff, donors, corporate partners and volunteers. This person should have experience planning and executing events, the ability to multitask and stay focused in a fast paced and evolving environment, and be able to successfully implement programs that fit the mission and vision of Jewish Silicon Valley.

Responsibilities include:

Programs and Events

Design, execute and implement fundraising programs and events; including but not limited to the Annual Gala, Past Chair Event, Major Gifts Reception, other affinity group events, andvolunteer recognition. Also will work with Program Directors and Managers across departments

  • Work closely with the staff and volunteer committees to develop plan for campaign fundraising events on a cyclical basis (July-June).
  • Manage Affinity Groups - working with chairs and committees to plan engagement events and develop educational and community building opportunities for participants.
  • Identify new opportunities for donor cultivation through meaningful engagement.
  • Create innovative programs and projects to steward and thank donors and the greater Jewish community, working with Senior Director of Philanthropy and Advancement.
  • Manage volunteers as needed for programs and events.

Corporate Partnerships

  • Collaborate with the Senior Director of Philanthropy and Advancement to cultivate and secure corporate partnership opportunities.
  • Manage corporate partnership affairs - including solicitations, advertising and event sponsorship opportunities


  • Minimum of a Bachelors degree in a related field.
  • Minimum of 2-3 years of experience in event planning, fundraising and/or corporate relations. Jewish communal service or nonprofit experience is a plus.
  • Proven success building and maintaining trusted relationships with key stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of principles of development and philanthropy.
  • Demonstrate personal qualities and skills to act as a dynamic motivator, visionary, team player and role model to volunteers and staff.
  • Ability to work nights and weekends as needed.
  • Knowledge of Jewish values, ethics, holidays, Israel and Global Jewry.

Additional Qualifications

  • Ability to set priorities and handle multiple tasks; strong organizational skills with ability to create and manage projects, program budgets and timelines.
  • Personable, enthusiastic, self-motivated professional; comfortable in a fast-paced working environment, including occasional nights and weekends.
  • Ability to work closely with others in a team environment, and effectively interact with all levels of management, community leaders, donors and volunteers.
  • Familiarity with CRMs and Google Workspace.

The salary range is $63,000-$75,000 per year. This is a full-time exempt position with benefits, medical (subject to co-pay), life and disability; eligible to participate in organizations 403(b) with % match, optional dental, vision, paid observed holidays and discounts consistent with organizations employee policies.

This position is contingent upon the return of a *clear LiveScan Background Check, verified positive employment reference, and submission of proof of up-to-date Covid-19 vaccination including booster dose(s) if eligible (subject to qualified legal exemption with weekly testing requirement).

Working Conditions/Physical requirements:

The working conditions described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to:

  • Fitness Center/Community Center environment
  • Ability to sit for long periods
  • Ability to stand, sit, lift, bend, twist
  • Ability to work on computer for an extended period of time
  • Office Environment
  • Work in the vicinity of children and older adults

Disclaimer: This job description indicates in general terms, the type and level of work performed as well as the typical responsibilities of employees in this classification. The duties described are not to be interpreted as being all-inclusive to any specific employee. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions and, when possible, to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job. Nothing in this position description changes the at-will employment relationship existing between JSV and its employees