Community Impact & Engagement Associate

Job Title:

Community Impact & Engagement Associate

Organization Name:

Minneapolis Jewish Federation

Job Type:

Full-time

Salary Range:

$37,500-$46,000

Deadline:

Open Until Filled

Position Summary:

MINNEAPOLIS JEWISH FEDERATION ENVISIONS A JEWISH COMMUNITY THAT IS EMPOWERED, ENGAGED, AND INSPIRED TO REALIZE ITS FULL POTENTIAL.

Support the Community Impact & Engagement Department staff for a comprehensive approach to the community planning and funding processes. 

ABOUT YOU: Eager to learn and able to adapt to new technological tools. Able to work as a team member.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

WHAT: CI & E Committee and Teamwork

HOW

  • Support and staff committees and meetings
  • Assist with administrative related tasks: schedule & coordinate meetings, record keeping etc. 
  • Support planning and allocation of Federation resources towards local, national, and overseas priorities 
  • Support strategic planning and new CI&E initiatives and programming 
  • Support positive relations with local Jewish agencies and synagogues 
  • Develop a thorough knowledge of local partner agencies and programs and overseas partners 

WHAT: Scholarships

HOW

  • Leading and managing the camp scholarship process from start to finish via application process and upholding relationships with key camp partners (camps, local organizations, and synagogues)
  • Support and maintain Israel Scholarship applications and processes
  • Support and maintain additional grant and scholarship applications and processes for other CI&E programs 

WHAT: Organization

HOW

  • Contribute to a team culture of collaboration, creativity, and productivity
  • Engage and coordinate volunteers

Experience and Qualifications Requirements: 

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree required; relevant graduate degree preferred (examples- Public Administration, Nonprofit Management, Management, Communal Service or related field)

EXPERIENCE: 2 years’ relevant work experience preferred (examples-professional experience in community planning, programming, administrative grant making)

  • Administrative grant-making Excellent writing and communication skills; exceptional proofing/reviewing skills
  • Salesforce, Zoom and other technology platforms
  • Demonstrates an ability to read, interpret, compose, and present technical information
  • Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Interacts independently, positively, and proactively with donors, vendors, volunteers, committee members, and colleagues
  • Demonstrates ability to think strategically, plan, and manage projects with minimal supervision
  • Has strong attention to detail
  • Demonstrates discretion when handling and communicating sensitive information
  • Exhibits an ability to set and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Proves to be self-motivated and capable or working both independently and as a member of a team
  • Commits to occasionally working irregular hours, including nights and weekends that involve organizational events and meetings

Additional Information

ABOUT US: We are a group of compassionate, friendly people trying to make the world a better place from a collaborative office space in St Louis Park. We offer competitive pay, full benefits, such as: vacation, sick leave, FSA, HSA, health, dental, disability, and life insurance; 401(k) match. And a 37.5 hours work week, paid holidays, and flexible in office/remote work schedule.

How to Apply

To apply, send resume and cover letter to [email protected].