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JOB TITLE:

Operations Manager

ORGANIZATION:

Jewish Community Relations Council of St. Louis (JCRC)

START DATE:

Spring 2021 (Immediate Hire)

SALARY:

This is a full-time position with a full benefits package

Salary range: $40,000 - $45,000   

JCRC BACKGROUND:

The Jewish Community Relations Council of St. Louis (JCRC) works within the Jewish and broader communities in St. Louis to enhance cooperation with other religious, racial, ethnic and civic groups; foster a just, democratic and pluralistic society; and promote the security of Israel and Jews everywhere. Guided by Jewish values, the JCRC advocates, educates, collaborates and mobilizes action on issues important to the Jewish community. JCRC envisions a more just society and a strong, vibrant Jewish community in the United States and in Israel, and seeks to enhance that strength and vibrancy through collaboration with other communities. To that end, we work to:

  • Promote equality of opportunity and full civil rights and civil liberties for Jewish and all other racial, religious and ethnic groups in Missouri;
  • Encourage amicable relationship, mutual understanding and respect among various religious, ethnic, civic, and political groups;
  • Create and maintain conditions that are conducive to encouraging the continuity and vitality of Jewish living in a pluralistic society;
  • Combat antisemitism and other forms of racism or group prejudice.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Operations Manager will work in close cooperation with the JCRC’s Executive Director to coordinate, oversee and implement all aspects of agency operations for this small non-profit agency. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Operations Manager will work in a few key areas:

Executive Director and Board Support

  • Provide organizational structure and ongoing follow up for ED’s appointments, meetings, and projects.
  • Coordinate all administrative aspects of regular Board of Directors and Council meetings, including agenda preparation, reports and presentations, meeting notes and minutes.
  • Assume overall responsibility for all operational logistics for large meetings and programs.

Financial

  • Daily bookkeeping, including processing donations, preparing deposits, and bill payment via QuickBooks and Donor Perfect.
  • Serves as liaison with accountant to ensure timely and accurate financial statements, providing program-level analysis.
  • Support agency development efforts including donation acknowledgment as well as comprehensive support for the Annual Campaign
  • Work closely with program directors to ensure fiscal compliance for all programs and initiatives.

Overall Agency Operations

  • Coordinate internal communications and meeting schedules.
  • Maintain employee personnel files, including insurance and benefit information and coordinate staff onboarding including payroll and benefits.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Self-motivated project manager with ability to juggle multiple projects, prioritize needs, and follow through in a timely manner.
  • Ability and enthusiasm to work in a fast-paced, high energy, ever-changing, and creative environment effectively and efficiently.
  • Extremely detail-oriented with superb organizational and time management skills.
  • Bookkeeping experience, QuickBooks preferred
  • Customer Relations Management (CRM) database experience, Donor Perfect preferred.
  • Ability to take responsibility for, analyze and problem-solve procedures for office operations.
  • Ability to work collaboratively.
  • Ability to adapt and apply skills to new and changing scopes of work
  • Flexibility, consideration, and a sense of humor
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel; databases; WordPress; Facebook and Twitter. Should also have an ability, willingness and desire to maintain skill level as technology advances

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 2-3 years of experience in financial management and/or organizational administration.
  • Previous experience with a non-profit organization preferred.
  • QuickBooks and Donor Perfect (or similar) experience preferred.
     

Applicants should send cover letter and resume to Maharat Rori Picker Neiss, Executive Director of JCRC, at jobs@jcrcstl.org.

Frequently cited statistics show that women, trans, and non-binary people, as well as other structurally marginalized groups apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. No one ever meets 100% of the qualifications. We look forward to your application.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until we find the right candidate for the position.

The JCRC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability, personal appearance, family responsibility, political affiliation or any other status protected by applicable law. Women, transgender people, veterans and people of color are encouraged to apply.

 


JOB TITLE:

Communications and Development Manager

ORGANIZATION:

Jewish Community Relations Council of St. Louis (JCRC)

START DATE:

Spring 2021 (Immediate Hire)

SALARY:

This is a part-time position of 25 hours per week

Salary $25,000 - $30,000

JCRC BACKGROUND:

The Jewish Community Relations Council of St. Louis (JCRC) works within the Jewish and broader communities in St. Louis to enhance cooperation with other religious, racial, ethnic and civic groups; foster a just, democratic and pluralistic society; and promote the security of Israel and Jews everywhere. Guided by Jewish values, the JCRC advocates, educates, collaborates and mobilizes action on issues important to the Jewish community. JCRC envisions a more just society and a strong, vibrant Jewish community in the United States and in Israel, and seeks to enhance that strength and vibrancy through collaboration with other communities. To that end, we work to:

  • Promote equality of opportunity and full civil rights and civil liberties for Jewish and all other racial, religious and ethnic groups in Missouri;
  • Encourage amicable relationship, mutual understanding and respect among various religious, ethnic, civic, and political groups;
  • Create and maintain conditions that are conducive to encouraging the continuity and vitality of Jewish living in a pluralistic society;
  • Combat antisemitism and other forms of racism or group prejudice.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Communications and Development Manager will report to the Director of Civic Engagement and will work in collaboration with the staff to oversee the development and implementation of JCRC’s communications strategy, including web site, social media, newsletters, press releases, and blog.  Additionally, they will support the development and implementation of effective donor stewardship engagement.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Communications

  • Working in partnership with staff, draft and distribute external communications to advance JCRC’s mission and vision, broaden awareness of its programs and priorities, and increase the visibility of its programs across key stakeholder audiences.
  • Develop strategic marketing and promotion for events, including flyers.
  • Develop and/or submit press releases, op-eds, and photos to the local news outlets for events.
  • Curate content for the weekly newsletters through Mailchimp/Constant Contact.
  • Update the website with relevant news stories and events.
  • Collect metrics for use in evaluation and determining effectiveness.
  • Maintain social media accounts.

Development

  • Research multiple donor sources; support direct solicitation of various levels of gifts, including major gifts, and manage staff and volunteer engagement in similar levels of cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship; support campaigns, engaging and overseeing staff and volunteers in reaching goals; oversee implementation of fundraising events, ranging from small house meetings to major fundraisers.
  • Assist in the development and execution of all grant proposals, ensuring quality submissions, with a long-term relationship-management approach.
  • Along with Operations Manager, maintain CRM (Donor Perfect) and generate reports.

All other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Self-motivated project manager with ability to juggle multiple projects, prioritize needs, and follow through in a timely manner.
  • Ability and enthusiasm to work in a fast-paced, high energy, ever-changing, and creative environment effectively and efficiently.
  • Extremely detail-oriented with superb organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively.
  • Ability to adapt and apply skills to new and changing scopes of work.
  • Flexibility, consideration, and a sense of humor.
  • Customer Relations Management (CRM) database experience, Donor Perfect preferred.
  • Experience in Communications and specifically in managing social media.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel; Adobe Creative Suite; databases; WordPress; Facebook and Twitter. Should also have an ability, willingness and desire to maintain skill level as technology advances.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 2-3 years of experience in non-profit development, communications, and/or organizational administration.
  • Previous experience with a non-profit organization preferred.

Applicants should send cover letter and resume to Alyssa Banford, Director of Civic Engagement, at jobs@jcrcstl.org.

Frequently cited statistics show that women, trans, and non-binary people, as well as other structurally marginalized groups, apply to jobs only if they meet 100% of the qualifications. No one ever meets 100% of the qualifications. We look forward to your application.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until we find the right candidate for the position.

The JCRC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability, personal appearance, family responsibility, political affiliation or any other status protected by applicable law. Women, transgender people, veterans, and people of color are encouraged to apply.

  • The JCRC is a beneficiary organization of the Jewish Federation of St. Louis

    The JCRC is a beneficiary organization of the Jewish Federation of St. Louis

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