Nonprofit

Development Assistant, Manhattan

Hybrid
Work must be performed in or near New York, NY
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Published 17 days ago

Details at a Glance

Job Type
Full Time
Education
4-Year Degree Required
Experience Level
Entry level
Salary
Up to USD $45,000 / year

Description

About the Organization:

UJA-Federation of New York is the largest local philanthropy in the world. For more than 100 years, we’ve brought New Yorkers together to solve some of the most pressing problems facing our community. Thanks to our network of hundreds of non-profits, we can leverage our expertise across any number of areas — including health and human services, arts and culture, and education — to care for Jews everywhere and New Yorkers of all backgrounds, respond to crises close to home and far away, and shape our Jewish future. Our reach extends from New York to Israel to nearly 70 other countries around the world, touching 4.5 million people each year.

 

Position Summary: 

The Manhattan Division is a dynamic team within the Fundraising Resource and Development Division that focuses on innovative ways to reach donors and build community. The assistant will support Manhattan Division fundraising efforts and The Center for Youth Philanthropy and Leadership (CYPL).  CYPL is an opportunity for families with children in 6th grade through college to engage in the work of UJA in meaningful, hands-on ways, including individualized bar and bat mitzvah projects, a teen foundation board experience, and volunteer events. 

The Manhattan Division seeks a proactive, motivated, and flexible person to provide essential administrative support to the professional staff within the various Manhattan Division portfolios including general fundraising, events. This individual is also responsible for supporting CYPL programs: Give a Mitzvah – Do a Mitzvah (GMDM), Mitzvahs and Milestones (M&M), and the Philanthropic Advisory Council for Teens (PACT).

Major Responsibilities: 

  • Support meetings and other programmatic elements related to CYPL including PACT, GMDM, and M&M
  • Manage all logistical preparations for monthly PACT programs as well as annual events 
  • Help coordinate and assist with department events and activities 
  • Maintain records of past projects and create systems to record project history 
  • Manage calendar and files 
  • Screen telephone calls, check department email inbox, and respond to situations as appropriate 
  • Process payments and donations and prepare wire transfers  
  • Become knowledgeable and proficient in use of UJA systems including our fundraising, grant making, and purchasing systems 
  • Draft and send acknowledgement letters and assemble internal and external mailings
  • Help prepare for committee meetings and other meetings throughout the year 
  • Manage and update committee lists in our fundraising database 
  • Manage general Manhattan Division fundraising events and work events on an as-needed basis
  • Help with Manhattan Division general needs as they arise 
  • Be an integrated and involved CYPL and Manhattan team member 

Competencies/Experience  

  • Experience in teen education, engagement, and programming  
  • Excellent relationship building, interpersonal skills, and customer-service orientation  
  • Ability to inspire and influence others  
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a team and to manage multiple tasks  
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills required, as well as active listening skills   
  • Knowledge of issues facing the Jewish community and a strong commitment and passion to the mission of UJA-Federation  
  • Entrepreneurial and self-starter  
  • Willingness to be flexible with time and to work on Sundays and evenings as needed  
  • Strong attention to detail, ability to solve problems and work independently  
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel required  
  • Bachelor’s degree required  

Salary Information:

The salary for this role is $45,000.

About the Organization:

UJA-Federation of New York is the largest local philanthropy in the world. For more than 100 years, we’ve brought New Yorkers together to solve some of the most pressing problems facing our community. Thanks to our…

Benefits

Great Perks. Because We Appreciate Great Employees.

TIME OFF

We offer a generous number of vacation days and have the Jewish holidays off as well. Fridays our offices close early (October to March at 3:00 pm and April to September at 4:00 pm). All so you can relax and recharge.

 

HYBRID MODEL

We’re operating on a hybrid work model: three set days in the office and two days remote. So enjoy the best of both worlds — the comforts of home and the energy of the office.

 

HEALTH CARE

UJA provides a top-tier medical and dental plan, along with a flexible spending account, and life insurance. If you have a Mittens or Rover in your life, we offer insurance for pets, too! And for a small cost, you can take part in on-site yoga and exercise classes at our Manhattan office. Wellness matters to us.

 

PLANNING FOR RETIREMENT

UJA employees can enroll in a pension plan and tax deferred annuity.

 

CAREER DEVELOPMENT

Classes, workshops, and compelling speakers will keep you at the top of your game.

 

COMMUNITY

We come together as a staff to commemorate holidays (from Rosh Hashanah to MLK Day), volunteer at nonprofits, and celebrate our accomplishments together. (Our chocolate chip cookies are legendary!)

 

SOME MORE (YES, MORE!)

We also offer a backup childcare program. And a commuter benefit plan. So you can get to work and feel good about it.

Great Perks. Because We Appreciate Great Employees.

TIME OFF

We offer a generous number of vacation days and have the Jewish holidays off as well. Fridays our offices close early…

Location

Hybrid
Work must be performed in or near New York, NY
130 E 59th St, New York, NY 10022, USA

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