SFJAZZ is a recognized international leader in jazz creation, presentation, and education. SFJAZZ explores the full spectrum of jazz—from the music’s origins in the African American community, to its diverse present-day expressions around the world. As a 501c3 non-profit organization, SFJAZZ works to develop the audience for jazz in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. SFJAZZ celebrates jazz as a living art form, built on a constantly evolving tradition.

SFJAZZ is one of the world’s most popular presenters of jazz. The SFJAZZ Center is a beautiful stage for jazz artists and the community to celebrate the living American art form of jazz. Our 37-year-old non-profit organization crafts distinguished programming and education services from the heart of the San Francisco arts district, reaching 200,000 fans annually and supported by 15,000 Members and donors. In March 2020, SFJAZZ launched its initial digital offering

Fridays at Five and the SFJAZZ Digital platform now includes members in all 50 U.S. states and more than 50 countries.

To increase SFJAZZ’s capacity to drive the mission forward for the community it serves, Nonprofit HR has been exclusively retained to assist in the recruitment efforts for a Director, Development (Director). Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Director of Development leads all aspects of SFJAZZ’s short and long-term contributed revenue efforts, raising nearly $8 million for the annual fund as well as capital initiatives for designated and special projects. The Director of Development manages a staff of 12 in the planning and execution of major gifts, special events, membership, institutional, and planned giving programs. The Director is a strategic thinker and is responsible for developing a bold development plan and the fundraising strategies to achieve the plan.

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