Travel and Tours Coordinator @ Jewish National Fund

Travel and Tours Coordinator

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.

Position overview:
Jewish National Fund is seeking a Travel and Tours Coordinator for our Manhattan location office.

Job responsibilities:
The Coordinator’s main duties are to work with the Missions Manager and Chief of Staff in developing, planning, promoting, and executing JNF missions/tours and facilitating JNF’s donor travel to Israel.
Assist Missions Manager in executing JNF’s Missions, Day Tours, donor travel, and general travel requests
Oversee and regularly update internal working itineraries and share with internal and external stakeholders as required
Create and update travel itineraries used for external promotion and distribution
Coordinate Major Donor travel requests and act as principal liaison officer between internal and external stakeholders, including professional staff, donors, travel service providers and other involved parties
Oversee and respond to travel inquiries and distribute information regarding JNF Travel and Tours accordingly
Prepare reports regularly as required for the Missions Department and Executive Management
Liaison with the Marketing Department and our external travel agent in providing content for various marketing and promotional materials including flyers, itineraries, registration forms, and more
Accurately recording, monitoring, and updating information in our database that relates to missions/tours, personal client data, participant evaluations, post-trip reports, etc.
Process travel invoices and prepare payment requests
Collect and synthesize information from post-trip evaluation reports and distribute as required
Assist and report to Chief of Staff as needed
Perform other duties as required

Job Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree preferred
Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
Strong attention to detail
Ability to handle multiple tasks and work to strict deadlines
Travel experience and strong knowledge of, and familiarity with, Israel and JNF projects
Able to work independently and as a team player with internal and external stakeholders
Excellent computer skill (Microsoft Office required)
Knowledge of Salesforce preferred
Capable of being authoritative

Ability to analyze client needs

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.

Application Instructions

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Job Summary

  • Duration: full-time
  • Benefits:
  • Preferred Experience: Entry Level (0-2 years)
  • Preferred Degree: Bachelors
  • Job Posted: 2021-09-13
  • Times this job has been viewed: 265 times
  • Job is posted for: 60 days
  • Job Categories: Administrative Support, Israel Programs/Missions
  • Organization Type: Fundraising
Job Location
Jewish National Fund
42 East 69th Street
New York , New York 10021


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