Development and Events Coordinator Palm Beach

AJC | Palm Beach, FL, United States

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Posted Date 7/08/2024

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. Among Jewish advocacy organizations, AJC is the leader in the global arena. We are known for our unparalleled access to diplomats, government officials, and faith leaders in more than 100 countries. In addition to our New York headquarters and Office of Policy and Diplomatic Affairs in Washington, D.C., AJC has offices across the U.S. and around the globe and maintains partnerships with Jewish communities worldwide.

The Development and Events Coordinator of AJC Palm Beach County assists the Regional Office with the implementation and execution of all development activities as well as other events and programs. The Coordinator reflects an atmosphere of service for all AJC stakeholders.

The Development & Events Coordinator does all of this while adhering to AJC’s core values: Respect, Teamwork, Integrity, Excellence, and Accountability.

Position responsibilities:


  • Coordinate logistical details for AJC Palm Beach’s development and programming initiatives, including processing of pledges and tracking of contributions and event attendance.
  • Handle all administrative details associated with development events including but not limited to scheduling meetings, facilitating digital and print invitations, running and analyzing reports, coordinating venue and vendor contracts and payments, corresponding by email, letter and/or telephone/zoom with sponsors, donors and prospects, as well as assisting with implementation of the events and programs.
  • Work with venue and/or caterer on menu and all logistical event details.
  • Interact with Audiovisual/Tech company and/or photographer to communicate tech needs for in-person or virtual events and meetings.
  • In coordination with Regional Director and the AJC Palm Beach team, create timelines for events.
  • Provide overall support for office development needs including but not limited to: scheduling and organizing meetings, programs, invitations, and mailings; tracking respondents; and preparing materials for distribution.
  • Provide development reports and other database reports as needed.
  • Maintain and update donor profiles in Raiser’s Edge to ensure that all information remains accurate and up to date.
  • Conduct preliminary research on prospective donors and execute various initiatives to improve operations, processes, and workflows.
  • Develop a strong understanding of the important components necessary for the success for the Palm Beach officed and play an integral support role in fostering success.
  • Interact with community leaders, donors, volunteers, faculty and staff while delivering superb customer service.
  • General office duties, including answering the phone and taking messages, organizing, and prioritizing large volumes of information, e-mails, and incoming and outgoing mail, as well as other clerical duties.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Relevant experience in a similar setting
  • Excellent communication skills, interpersonal skills, tact and diplomacy
  • Dependable with well-developed organizational and time management skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to high ethical standards, including strict adherence to confidentiality
  • Well-developed customer service orientation
  • Ability to multitask and proactively solve problems
  • Strong attention to detail and follow-through
  • Ability to research, gather, analyze, and synthesize information from sources such as online searches, databases, and files
  • A team player, but also able to work independently as a self-starter
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure
  • Pride and professionalism in work accomplishments
  • Ability to attend meetings outside of standard working hours
  • Computer skills: MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, MS PowerPoint with the ability to learn; knowledge of Raiser’s Edge a plus
  • Demonstrated interest in developing fluency in computer skills listed above as a necessary component of the job
  • Experience with planning and implementing nonprofit events, galas, and conferences is a plus
  • Passion for the mission of AJC


Comprehensive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, vision, and dental plans
  • Flexible Spending Account options
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) - 10 vacation days per year, that increases with continued employment
  • Paid Holidays (many Federal and major Jewish Holidays)
  • Hybrid work schedule
  • 403(b) participation, after one year of employment
  • Transit plan

AJC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The salary range for this position is $45,000 to $50,000, depending on relevant experience.

Please submit your application to:


Salary50,000.00 - 55,000.00 Annual
Full Time
Administrative Support | Advocacy | Community Outreach | Community/Govt. Relations | Events Management | Other | Social Justice
Organization Type
Civil Liberties | Community Relations | Global Nonprofit | Other | Outreach | Public Affairs
Retirement Plans | FSA | Leave Early for Shabbat | Life Insurance | Medical Insurance | Paid Holidays | Paid Vacation | Parental Leave | Sick Days | Vision
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