For 117 years, Jewish National Fund USA has been on the ground in Israel improving the lives of its residents and developing the land for the next generations. No other organization makes a bigger difference for the land and people of Israel.
JNF has launched the $1 Billion Roadmap for the Next Decade (http://www.jnf.org/assets/pdf/thebilliondollarroadmap_digital_v-1.pdf), a ground-breaking and unprecedented plan for Israel's future that focuses on connecting the next generation to Israel, building communities in Israel's Negev and Galilee, and developing infrastructure for ecology, working with people with special needs, heritage preservation, and Aliyah from North America.
The Administrative Assistant is there to provide clerical and organizational support to the Western region by meeting the administrative needs and goals related to the JNF Campaign. This position will be based in the Van Nuys, CA JNF office and will report to the Director, Western COE.
•Under the direction of the Director, provides administrative support to multiple Campaign and Event professionals.
•Correspondence and general office support
•Process requests for information
•Donor database management and report creation
•Process check requests
•Process Campaign pledges, donations, and payments accurately and in a timely manner
•Assist with fundraising paperwork to submit: Appeal codes, VIS forms, Recognition forms
•Assist with scheduling meetings and calls, when needed
•Assist with coordination of fundraising events
•Assist with communication to JNF Volunteers (lay leaders, donors)
•Supply management and reordering needs
•Superb interpersonal skills including communication and organizational skills
•Superior customer service and telephone etiquette
•Must be extremely dependable and be able to work quickly and accurately
•Ability to prioritize and multi-task projects in order to meet deadlines and manage activities of a busy office
•Strong computer skills (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and database) Salesforce, basic math/accounting skills are a must
•Must be available for some evening and weekend events, depending on fundraising events/schedule
•Previous experience in development organization preferred
BA/BS degree is preferred
Level of Language Proficiency
Minimum Education Required