Full Time

Administrative Assistant, NWP & Major Gifts- JFNA- NYC

The Jewish Federations of North America 25 Broadway, Suite 1700, New York NY

DEPARTMENT: Financial Resource Development 
REPORTS TO: Associate Vice President, National Women’s Philanthropy, and Associate Vice President, Major Gifts
The Jewish Federations of North America (“JFNA”) represents 146 Jewish Federations and over 300 Network communities, which raise and distribute more than $3 billion annually for social welfare, social services, and educational needs. The Federation movement, collectively among the top 10 charities on the continent, protects and enhances the well-being of Jews worldwide through the values of tikkun olam (repairing the world), tzedakah (charity and social justice) and Torah (Jewish learning).  
  • Provide full administrative services as it relates to Major Gifts and National Women’s Philanthropy
  • Maintain departmental files
  • Update NWP and related websites, interoffice site and FedWeb back-up
  • Handle mail merges, labels, name tags, the creation of spreadsheets, formatting of letters/documents to various letterhead styles
  • Prepare and update membership directories and other printed materials for all affinity groups that fall under the responsibility of this department 
  • Schedule and coordinate meetings and conference calls
  • Respond to phone inquiries
  • Prepare materials needed for events including the collection of sensitive information from donors
  • Coordinate 5 or more newsletters a year
  • Collect and send out good and welfare 
  • Handle check requests, reimbursements and expenses for the department
  • Manage and update mailing lists/databases
  • Provide quality customer service to the federations, and others with whom we work and/or provide services to
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned
  • Excellent administrative, organizational and interpersonal communication skills
  • Excellent telephone manner and customer service skills
  • Excellent computer skills, including database creation and utilization
  • Expertise in Microsoft Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint 
  • Familiarity with the Jewish communal field a plus
  • Flexibility and detail-oriented; creative, innovative and a self-starter
  • A team player
  • Ability to think on your feet and to multi-task
  • Comfort in a fast-paced work environment


Applicants visit here: https://the-jewish-federations-of-north-america.workable.com/jobs/943225

Qualifications: 0-2 years of experience.