420 Lexington Avenue
We are looking for someone who is detail-oriented and excited about working and learning in a dynamic office environment. You will have exposure to a wide-range of tasks, many of which will change from week to week. Someone who is quick on their feet, has a can-do attitude, and is comfortable working independently will excel in this position. This is a great opportunity to get on-the-job exposure to nearly all aspects of non-profit administration.
This 20 hour/week part-time role requires a minimum commitment of 10 months with the option to continue longer. The Associate will be a member of our international team, and will support the Executive Director, Deputy Director, and Administrative Director in a variety of projects related to our Fellowship Year, alumni engagement and overall organizational operations. You will work up to four days/week (schedule TBD, flexible) at our NYC office unless otherwise specified.
On-site coordination of events is required on the following dates: December 4-6, 2018; December 10-13, 2018; April 12-16, 2019.
You will undergo a training period, and then be responsible for maintaining regular activities of The Bronfman Fellowship, including:
• Logistics – Serve as a member of our program team to plan and smoothly execute the annual Collegiate Retreat and other alumni events. Coordinate logistics for fellowship programs in the United States, including lodging, food, transportation and more.
• Fundraising – Help plan and track the progress of our Annual Campaign. Run reports to track status of campaign. Send thank you letters for donations and dedications.
• Communications – Assist in the editing and drafting of documents for internal and external use, including but not limited to reports for the Board of Directors, content for social media, recruitment materials and articles for publications.
• Administration - Track travel and expense reimbursements. Printing, handling and shipping materials and mailings.
Competitive candidates will possess most if not all of the following:
• BA/BS required
• Superior written and verbal communication skills
• Strong teamwork and relationship-building skills and a warm personality
• Excellent organizational skills
• Strong attention to detail, accuracy, timeliness
• Ability to juggle multiple projects concurrently and work in a fast-paced, changing environment
• An openness to learning new things
• Enthusiasm when approaching both intensely creative and logistical/administrative responsibilities
• Interest in Jewish education, pluralism, the relationship between Israeli and North American Jewish communities, and leadership development is a plus.
• Prior experience planning programs and events strongly desired
• Ease of use with Gmail, Google Drive, and MS Office is a must. Familiarity with Salesforce or other CRM databases is a plus.
Level of Language Proficiency
Minimum Education Required