|Location: New York, NY|
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 will provide administrative
support to the National Director of Development and will assist the department
generally with list management, donor interaction, and record keeping.The Administrative Assistant offers an
excellent opportunity to begin a career in the field of resource development
and learn firsthand about leadership development, donor relations, fundraising
and event planning.
Applicant must possess excellent organizational and time
management skills to handle heavy volume and busy schedule and be prepared to
work long hours occasionally.Ability to
draft letters and short documents with precision and to work as an integral
member of a team, to work under pressure, and exercise excellent judgment and
discretion are essential.
The position requires regular contact on the phone and in
person with senior lay leadership, staff, and international dignitaries.Excellent interpersonal and customer service
skills are a must.
- Administrative Support
- Handle administrative
requirements of National Director of Development such as executive calendar,
calls and messages; editing of complex documents and spreadsheets; scheduling
meetings and conference calls; filing; copying; assistance with large mailings
to major donors; handling incoming and outgoing mail; ordering departmental
supplies; processing donations; maintain orderliness and neatness of office as
needed; coordinate travel for National Director of Development and prepare
expense reconciliations; additional administrative needs as assigned.
- Assist at evening
fundraising events in New York City
- Database Management
- Manage and update
Raiser’s Edge database on a frequent basis, including entering and editing
donor contact information, entering stewardship and solicitation meetings, and
running pre-written reports.
- Other duties as assigned
by the National Director of Development and/or the Associate National Director
- Excellent written and oral communications skills with
strong attention to detail
- Excellent analytical skills and highly developed
- Ability to work as an effective team member
- Ability to maintain confidentiality
- Ability to multitask and meet several competing
- Comfort and familiarity with Microsoft Office
- An understanding of financial data, preferred
- Familiarity with Raiser’s Edge is preferred
Please submit your application on https://ajchr.wufoo.com/forms/administrative-assistant-dev-national-2013/
AJC is an Equal Opportunity