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Development Assistant

Company: Oshman Family JCC
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

What do benefits, membership to a state-of-the-art fitness center, up to 20 paid holidays, PTO and working at the JCC have in common? Read below to find out! The Job: Want to be a part of a fun team that works closely with the community? If so, this might be the role for you! As the Development Assistant you will provide administrative support for the fundraising activities of the Development Department. This includes, but is not limited to, support with event planning and logistics, clerical tasks and general correspondence. The Place: The Oshman Family Jewish Community Center (OFJCC) is an exciting and innovative non-profit organization in the heart of Silicon Valley. We create fun, meaningful, inclusive and joyful experiences through educational, social, cultural, spiritual, fitness and wellness programs. Our diverse and passionate staff of 250+ collaborate to make our 8.5-acre campus a truly special place for the nearly 20,000 visitors every week. Join us! Visit www.paloaltojcc.org . Characteristics of the Development Team: --- We are a small team that is committed to high performance. You must operate with integrity and be comfortable with transparency. If you make a mistake (we all do), let the team know and learn from it. If someone else makes a mistake, call it out respectfully from a solution-oriented perspective --- We like learners. Show us that you are learning and help us learn from you and with you. No one here knows everything --- We value freedom, flexibility and autonomy, and the team always comes first --- You have a sense of humor; the kind that builds relationships and friendships --- You love people, you're passionate about our mission, and you're jazzed about providing folks with opportunities to do something meaningful - you love asking for money! --- You view technology as a tool for increasing efficiency and you seek out new tools that make the team better --- Chocolate is on your list of essential foods. Well, helpful, but not essential The Core Duties: + Schedule and calendar meetings, send email reminders and agendas, order snacks, lunches and book rooms for meetings, photocopy, purchase supplies, file, etc. + Prepare ambassador and solicitor packets for staff + Coordinate and execute mailings (in house), direct mailings (mail house) with support from OFJCC Marketing Department + Track Development Department meeting agenda items (using Trello); take notes and manage items, where needed + Support grants management process + Manage regular and ongoing teambuilding activities (birthdays, team celebrations, etc.) + Manage logistics for fundraising activities and events, parlor meetings and other department programs (ex. Invitation, attendance tracking, nametags, catering, etc.) + Must be available to work some evenings and weekends The Essentials: + Bachelor degree desired + 2-3 years of progressive administrative experience + Outstanding proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Excel and Word + Salesforce experience preferred + Mature judgment, political acumen and diplomacy in handling sensitive and/or confidential matters + Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills. Ability to communicate information clearly (written and oral) + Proven ability to prioritize a large workload + Ability and desire to work independently and as a team member with the community and other employees + Positive, upbeat and enthusiastic about working in a non-profit environment The Perks: + Medical, dental, vision insurance + Paid holidays and paid time off + 403(b) retirement + Free membership at our award-winning fitness center + Discounts for OFJCC Preschool, J-Camp and Club J tuition + Fun, motivating workplace Benefits exceptions apply, based on # hours worked per week Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: Oshman Family JCC, Palo Alto , Development Assistant, Other , Palo Alto, California

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