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
 
BACKGROUND:  
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).  
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • 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
 
JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
  • 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.