Administrative Assistant, Northbrook @ Jewish National Fund

Administrative Assistant, Northbrook

About Jewish National Fund-USA:

Unparalleled in the Jewish philanthropic world, Jewish National Fund-USA’s strategic vision has been and always will be, to ensure a strong, secure, and prosperous future for the land and people of Israel. Everything we do -- every project, initiative, and campaign we take on – is integral to our vision of building and connecting to our land. We plant trees, build houses and parks, source water solutions, buy fire trucks, and improve the lives of people with special needs. We boost tourism, support Aliyah, promote Zionist education and engagement, build medical centers and trauma centers, fund agricultural and culinary research, and run an American semester abroad high school in Israel. We do all these things because each project, each program, each partnership, is consistent with our strategic vision – population growth in the north and south, connecting the next generation to Israel, infrastructure development, ecology, forestation, heritage preservation, and more -- all for the land and people of Israel.



At Jewish National Fund, we have:

An incredible mission backed by hundreds of thousands of partners, our donors, who support the land and people of Israel and Jewish people everywhere
An enthralling 120-year history as one of the world’s oldest environmentally focused philanthropic organizations
An inclusive, supportive, and collaborative work culture where we play as a team, support each other and nurture creative minds
A bold One Billion Dollar Road Map for the Next Decade that’s creating infrastructure, environmental, and economic opportunities to attract 500,000 people to Israel’s Negev Desert and 300,000 people to the Galilee
An active and engaged lay leadership that supports and guides our professional team and our organization’s direction
Days off for Jewish holidays (in addition to the secular US holiday calendar) along with “3pm Fridays”
Opportunities to visit Israel
Top-notch Healthcare plus Dental and Vision, employer-paid Life Insurance, and Short and Long-term Disability
403(b) and Generous Employer Contributions.


Position overview:

Jewish National Fund- USA is an Administrative Assistant to provide clerical and organizational support for the JNF Center of Excellence by meeting the administrative needs and goals related to the JNF Campaign. This is a full-time position based in the Northbrook office.



Job responsibilities:

Under the supervision of the Director, provides administrative support to multiple JNF professionals.
Answer telephones providing customer service to donors, board, volunteers and the community-at-large
Filing, fulfillment and shipping
Extensive donor database management and report creation utilizing Salesforce
Generate reports and ensure accuracy of records
Assist with scheduling meetings, calls and zoom meetings when needed
Process and code event pledges, donations, and payments accurately and in a timely manner
Manage event registration and preparation of materials, including name badges, pledge cards, seating, payments and donations
Assist with administrative duties and special projects as directed
Correspondence, mail merges and general office support
Process invoices and check requests for accounts payable
Coordinate speaker schedules, travel and accommodations as needed
Manage inventory of office supplies and place orders as needed
Prepare board meeting notices and materials as directed
General office organization and communication with property management or facilities manager as directed
Assist on or run the technical aspects of Zoom meetings and webinars as needed


You have:

BA/BS degree is preferred
Superb interpersonal skills including communication and organizational skills
Superior customer service and telephone etiquette
Must be extremely dependable and be able to work quickly and accurately
Ability to prioritize and multi-task projects in order to meet deadlines and manage activities of a busy office
Must be flexible and able to accommodate last minute requests
Strong computer skills (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Zoom and Salesforce database) and basic math/accounting skills are a must
Ability to work occasional nights and weekends
Previous experience in development organization preferred

Application Instructions

Applicants apply directly to Employer.
If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please apply at the link below:
https://jnf-hr.addapptation.com/job_posting?id=a656T000001QOCUQA4


Job Summary

  • Duration: full-time
  • Benefits:
  • Preferred Experience: Entry Level (0-2 years)
  • Preferred Degree: Bachelors
  • Job Posted: 2021-06-02
  • Times this job has been viewed: 735 times
  • Job is posted for: 60 days
  • Job Categories: Administrative Support
  • Organization Type: Fundraising
Job Location
Jewish National Fund
60 Revere Drive
Northbrook , Illinois 60062
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