Administrative Assistant (Full-time)

Los Angeles, CA
LOCATION: Los Angeles, CA

Founded in 1906, AJC seeks to enhance the well-being of the Jewish people and Israel and to advance human rights and democratic values in the United States and around the world. In addition to its New York headquarters and Office of Government & International Affairs in Washington, D.C., AJC has regional offices and affiliates across the U.S. and overseas in addition to a multitude of global partnerships.

Among Jewish organizations, AJC is the preeminent leader in the global arena. With a presence in Belgium, France, Germany, India, Israel, Italy, Brazil and Switzerland, AJC’s network of relationships with, and access to, key decision makers and thought leaders on every continent is unmatched. AJC is recognized by foreign leaders, the Israeli and U.S. governments as an effective and trusted interlocutor for Jewish issues, human rights and advocacy for democratic values. Today, AJC proactively tackles the greatest concerns of Jewish communities around the globe.

The Administrative Assistant of AJC’s Los Angeles Regional Office assists the Regional Office Development staff and Assistant Directors with the implementation and execution of fundraising activities and other events and programs; assists with board member and donor recruitment and retention; and creates an atmosphere of service for all AJC stakeholders.

Position Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate logistical details for regional office fundraising campaign, including processing of pledges, tracking of contributions, and inputting data for numerous events.
  • Provide support for the fundraising professionals and assistant directors (this may include: mailings, menu development, and invitation design).
  • Schedule and organize activities such as meetings and programs including sending invitations, ordering food, keeping track of respondents and donations, and follow up.
  • Maintain correspondence, documentation files, including financial reports, relating to regional office projects and programs.
  • Interact with the board, membership and the public.
  • General office duties include answering the phone and taking messages, organize and prioritize large volumes of information, e-mails, faxes, and incoming and outgoing mail, as well as other clerical duties.
  • Other duties may be assigned.
Qualifications:
  • 4-year degree
  • Excellent communication skills, interpersonal skills, tact and diplomacy
  • Dependable with well-developed organizational and time management skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to high ethical standards, including strict adherence to confidentiality
  • Well-developed customer service orientation
  • Strong attention to detail and follow-through
  • A team player, also able to work independently as a self-starter
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure
  • Pride and professionalism in work accomplishments
  • Ability to attend meetings and programs outside of standard working hours
  • Computer skills: MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, MS PowerPoint with the ability to learn; knowledge of Raiser’s Edge a plus
  • Event planning experience including logistics and communications a plus
  • Passion for the mission of AJC
To Apply:
Please submit your application onhttps://ajchr.wufoo.com/forms/administrative-assistant-la/

AJC is an Equal Opportunity Employer