Development Operations Manager @ Kehilat Romemu

Development Operations Manager

Romemu is a Jewish spiritual community physically based on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, with a growing online virtual national and international presence. Our progressive, inclusive community combines traditional Jewish scholarship and prayer with deep spirituality, expressed through music, mindfulness, study and tikkun olam. Come join our energetic/strategic/soulful and super fun Romemu team!

Romemu seeks an upbeat, go-getter CRM Operations Manager who can manage and analyze data, support small events, wants to work in a fast-paced-yet-spiritual, avant-garde, and growing Jewish spiritual center, and is looking for tremendous growth opportunities!

The Development Operations Manager reports to the Senior Director of Advancement.

Roles and Responsibilities:
-Manage administration of all development and membership initiatives including contributor data management and reporting, gift processing and acknowledgment, invitation lists, email marketing and mailings, and invoicing.
-Directs CRM platform and manages CRM platform administrator
-Help to drive all of Romemu’s giving initiatives, including membership, annual appeal campaigns, major gifts engagement and Capital Campaign project.
-Work closely with Membership and Development Directors and ED to develop and implement personalized high-touch stewardship strategies for major contributors.
-Manage annual schedule of engagement, solicitation, and fulfillment activities to build our base of individual philanthropic support.
-Craft/prepare solicitation letters and cases for support.
-Event production support.

-5+ years of prior database management and analysis experience preferred.
-Adept at using technology, particularly Excel and a CRM system.
-Strong initiative, excellent interpersonal skills, clear writing and critical thinking skills, and demonstrated organizational abilities. Proven ability to work independently and handle multiple tasks with extreme attention to detail, deadlines, and results.
-Poise, sophistication and intellectual depth when speaking with members.
-Ability to work well in a team setting, showing respect for all, emotional maturity, and a good sense of humor.

Other Experience and Expectations:
-Demonstrated commitment to Romemu’s mission, purpose, and values.
-Experience in the Jewish world with the Jewish calendar preferred.
-Experience and ease in working with a Jewish and multi-faith, socio-economically, and politically diverse population.
-Available to work occasional evenings and to staff Romemu services on Friday night or Saturday morning, 1-2 times/month.

Romemu offers a competitive annual salary and participation in Blue Cross Blue Shield medical plans, Guardian Dental and Visions Plan, provides a health reimbursement plan, a retirement plan, a PTO plan, 13 paid holidays, and a small-office nonprofit environment with an intimate culture and room for growth.

To Apply, applicant MUST submit cover letter and resume.

* Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job and may change at any time.

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Job Summary

  • Duration: full-time
  • Benefits: paid vacation, medical, vision, dental, retirement plans
  • Preferred Experience: Managerial (3-5 years)
  • Preferred Degree: Bachelors
  • Job Posted: 2020-11-30
  • Times this job has been viewed: 527 times
  • Job is posted for: 60 days
  • Job Categories: Development Associate
  • Organization Type: Synagogue
Job Location
Kehilat Romemu
176 West 105th Street
New York , New York 10025


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