Office Manager

Judy Gordon Nursery School at Temple Israel | Natick, MA, United States

Posted Date 11/11/2021
Description

Temple Israel of Natick

Administrative Position: Office Manager for Temple Israel of Natick 

Temple Israel of Natick is a vibrant, 350+ member congregation in MetroWest Boston. We seek a welcoming, detail-oriented Office Manager to be a key player on our office team to support the general operations of the synagogue. The ideal candidate will work collaboratively and will be front-facing, working directly with members in person, by phone or email. Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills are essential. Proficiency in technology and social media skills is required.

Responsibilities:

  • Interact and coordinate with temple members and prospective member in-person, by phone and/or by email
  • Coordinate and implement intra-office communication with clergy and directors
  • Support clergy and lay leadership communication with congregants
  • Create, format, and check for accuracy weekly, ongoing, and special congregational communication (e.g. Shabbat flyer, Constant Contact) 
  • Prepare bulk mailings
  • Organize and coordinate office administration and procedures in conjunction with Temple Administrator to ensure organizational effectiveness, efficiency and safety
  • Streamline and implement administrative procedures for ritual-related operations and tasks (e.g. Yahrzeits, life cycle events) 
  • Maintain and ensure accurate records in all synagogue databases including membership, yahrzeits, anniversaries, etc.
  • Maintain database of program registrations and collection of fees
  • Collaborate with bookkeeper to prepare deposits
  • Maintain office inventory control
  • Maintain Temple’s online calendar
  • Assist with Temple’s online social media presence

 

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Minimum 3 years experience in busy office or non-profit environment
  • Excellent writing and interpersonal communication
  • Empathetic and compassionate
  • Ability to use discretion in dealing with both internal and external contacts and highly sensitive information
  • Strong attention to details 
  • Organized and self motivated
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, Excel), Google Calendar, Microsoft Publisher, Zoom 
  • Experience with database software (e.g., ShulCloud) and WordPress (Website) helpful
  • Tech/social media skills, can learn new systems and online platforms
  • Experience with non-profit or synagogue preferred

 

Benefits:

  • Full time competitive salary
  • Paid vacation and sick days
  • Paid holidays (religious and secular)
  • Medical insurance (employer contributes portion)
  • Office closed early on Fridays

 

Hours:

  • Monday-Thursday  8:30 am - 5:00 pm 
  • Friday  8:30 am - 1:00 pm

 

Application:  

Please email cover letter and resume to Michelle Weiner Taylor, Temple Administrator

[email protected]

Duration
Full Time
Categories
Administrative Support
Organization Type
Synagogue
Benefits
401(k) or 403(b) plans | FSA | leave early for Shabbat | medical | Paid Holidays | paid vacation | sick leave
Job Location
US

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