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Events Assistant

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Position Summary

Work within the Events department to provide a full range of support to the organization and individual fundraisers for all event related activities, logistics, and daily operations. This includes collaboration with other internal departments and external partners, when appropriate.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions unless this causes undue hardship to the organization.

Reports To

  • Associate VP of Events

Essential Functions

Provide support for all events, meetings, and ongoing projects coordinated by the Events department including, but not limited to the following:

  • Administrative support including creating name tags, compiling mailing lists, and ordering supplies.
  • Conduct venue and vendor research, outreach, and site visits and manage venue holds on a continuous basis.
  • Assist in managing the national group of speakers in the spirit of a "speakers bureau," maintaining meeting schedules and making travel arrangements.
  • Write text for invitations, save-the-dates, and speaking notes.
  • Track RSVPs, update and manage invitation lists, and establish ongoing communication with fundraisers.
  • Provide updates and timelines to all staff and vendors.
  • Assist in managing follow-up process, edit template letters as necessary, and handle all mailings.
  • Interact as liaison, when necessary, to any vendors (catering, staff, security, etc.) and hosts.
  • May involve domestic travel to attend events, when necessary, to manage on-site guest check-in, arrange event materials, and general setup.
  • May be assigned other tasks and duties reasonably related to job responsibilities.

Education & Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree

Skill & Experience Requirements

  • Prior professional office experience a plus.
  • Good computer skills, database management (particularly Salesforce) experience a plus.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Team player.
  • Excellent organizational skills, strong time-management.
  • Excellent attention to detail, responsiveness, and creative problem-solving skills.
  • Understanding of American-Jewish concerns regarding Israel is preferable.
  • Ability to respond to inquiries or complaints, including those of a sensitive and confidential nature, from any of the following, if applicable, under a variety of circumstances, including adversarial situations: donors, managers, employees, or vendors, etc.

Physical Demands

  • Regularly required to speak clearly and hear the spoken word well.
  • Regularly required to carry and arrange event materials including pop-up banners, step-and-repeat, catering setup, and other event-related setup including arranging furniture.
  • Regularly required to physically operate routine office equipment such as telephones, computers, etc.
  • Regularly required to utilize near vision ability to read data and documents, including spreadsheets and reports, in printed form and on computer screens.

Work Environment

  • Noise level is consistent with levels usually present in an office environment.
  • Hazards present are consistent with those common to an office environment.
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Associate Director of Graphic Design

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Position Summary

Work as a member of the Marketing & Communications team to guide, create, and implement Birthright Israel Foundation communications materials in both the digital and print space.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions unless this causes undue hardship to the organization.

Reports To

  • VP of Marketing & Communications

Essential Functions

  • Create all print marketing materials for Birthright Israel Foundation following brand guidelines, including but not limited to:
    • Our semi-annual magazine
    • Brochures, booklets, and reports
    • Event collateral, including invitations, reply cards, envelopes, programs, pledge cards, custom signs, etc.
  • Promote brand consistency (internally and externally) while guiding the Foundation brand's evolution.
  • Manage printer relationships including bid requests, file delivery, proofing, invoicing, and payment.
  • Create all social media imaging for Facebook, Instagram and Tik Tok creative (static and animated).
  • Translate print designs into digital versions for various platforms.
  • May be assigned other tasks and duties reasonably related to job responsibilities.

Education & Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • 3-5 years related experience.

Skill Requirements

  • Complete fluency in Adobe InDesign and Photoshop (Illustrator/Sketch a plus).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office, Excel, Outlook, and internet research.
  • Willingness to learn new programs, platforms, and skills: we will train the right candidate.
  • Strong organizational skills a must—skilled at multi-tasking, meeting timelines, prioritizing, and executing responsibilities in the face of conflicting priorities or unexpected situations.
  • Excellent attention to detail, responsiveness, and creative problem-solving skills.
  • Highly motivated with the ability to work independently.
  • Exceptional project management skills and ability to work with other departments in obtaining approvals on marketing materials.
  • Has a passion for keeping up with industry trends.
  • Working knowledge of HTML and WordPress a plus.
  • Experience with email marketing platforms (Pardot, MailChimp, Constant Contact, etc.) a plus.

Physical Demands

  • Regularly required to speak clearly and hear the spoken word well.
  • Regularly required to physically operate routine office equipment such as telephones, computers, etc.
  • Regularly required to utilize near vision ability to read data and documents, including spreadsheets and reports, in printed form and on computer screens.

Work Environment

  • Noise level is consistent with levels usually present in an office environment.
  • Hazards present are consistent with those common to an office environment.
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Director of Stewardship

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Position Summary

Birthright Israel Foundation is seeking a Director of Stewardship to be responsible for designing, implementing, and directing an integrated and comprehensive stewardship program that promotes engagement and connection with donors at all levels. The Director is a forward-thinking, innovative, and energetic professional with proven success in donor stewardship or client services, capable of development and orchestrating the implementation of a multi-year strategic plan to advance institutional efforts. This role requires outstanding relationship building and communication skills (both written and oral) with the ability to think broadly, assess the Foundation’s needs and be creative in planning to address those needs. A high level of comfort working with data and technology is a must.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions unless this causes undue hardship to the organization.

Reports To

  • VP of Principal Gifts

Key Responsibilities

  • Support a team effort to develop stewardship plans for donors at various recognition levels within the major, annual, and planned gift programs.
  • Establish donor recognition societies and collaborate with regional development teams and national leadership to facilitate events & activities in support of the effectiveness of the societies.
  • Collaborate on the development of the annual report to donors, and on acknowledgement and recognition opportunities and procedures for major and leadership gifts.
  • Ensure that details of stewardship plans are compiled and communicated to all involved parties, and that the plan is documents and implemented.
  • Closely work with the Institutional Giving and Grants Team, ensuring donors are kept well-informed about the use and impact of their gifts. Assist in prioritizing and tracking status of stewardship reports and ensure that reports and related activities are properly tracked in the database.
  • Work with IT and Marketing & Communications teams to regularly review collateral materials and acknowledgement letters so that they are "fresh." Review, edit, and proofread copy for stewardship reports and other materials as needed.

Education & Experience Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Minimum 5+ years of successful nonprofit fundraising and communications experience.

Skill Requirements

  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse body of colleagues in a complex environment.
  • Detail oriented with the ability to work well independently and with others across the organization.
  • Can handle multiple tasks simultaneously, set priorities, meet deadlines, and communicate professionally and effectively both in writing and verbally.
  • Ability to write creatively and market our outcomes to our stakeholders.
  • Creative, organized, strategic and collegial.
  • Excellent computer skills and a working knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.).
  • Maintain confidentiality in all matters to ensure trustworthy relationships. Must have the ability to exercise sounds judgement when interacting with others.
  • Familiarity with Salesforce a plus.
  • Working knowledge of Hebrew a plus.

Physical Demands

  • Regularly required to speak clearly and hear the spoken word well.
  • Regularly required to physically operate routine office equipment such as telephones, computers, etc.
  • Regularly required to utilize near vision ability to read data and documents, including spreadsheets and reports, in printed form and on computer screens.

Work Environment

  • Noise level is consistent with levels usually present in an office environment.
  • Hazards present are consistent with those common to an office environment.

Compensation

  • Salary ranges from $115k-$125k.
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