Development Associate/Excel Guru & Data Cruncher

Job Type

Full Time


Details: Generous compensation package with benefits, commensurate with experience




50 East 87th Street
New York
New York
United States


Park Avenue Synagogue, a leading Conservative egalitarian congregation located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, seeks to welcome a full-time Excel Guru & Data Cruncher to support its Development Department.



·        Process and track donations for multimillion dollar Capital Campaign, Annual Appeal, Annual Report, Annual Gala and other fundraising efforts

·        Report and analyze data for fundraising campaigns using Microsoft Excel and Salesforce on a weekly basis

·        General administrative tasks including: data entry; preparing mailings and acknowledgement letters; photocopying; keeping detailed records in member database

·        Assist with event planning, including: taking reservations for events; maintaining guest lists; liaising with vendors

·        Perform other related duties as assigned or required; duties and responsibilities may be added or changed



·        A minimum three years of business administration, fundraising or related field experience

·        Fluent and highly proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Advanced experience with Excel required - comparing data from multiple sources, use of formulas (e.g. v-look-up, pivot tables, mail merges)

·        Experience with Salesforce, including data entry, payment schedules & processing, and reporting

·        Detail-oriented, highly organized, and should be a perfectionist regarding one’s own work output

  • Capable of managing multiple projects and tasks at one time

·        Demonstrate good judgment and discretion

·        Strong interpersonal and customer service skills

·        Proven ability to prioritize and stay calm in high-pressure situations

·        Flexibility to work occasional evenings 


Medical, Dental, Retirement Plan, HSA and other benefits

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

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