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  • Full Time
  • St. Louis County
  • Salary: $55,000-$70,000
  • Organization Type: Community Development

The Jewish Community Relations Council of St. Louis

JOB TITLE:

Director of Operations

ORGANIZATION:

Jewish Community Relations Council of St. Louis (JCRC)

START DATE:

Summer 2024 (Immediate Hire)

TO APPLY:

Please email a resume and cover letter to Rabbi Scott Shafrin, Executive Director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of St. Louis at sshafrin@jcrcstl.org.

This is a full-time position with a full benefits package

JCRC BACKGROUND:

The Jewish Community Relations Council of St. Louis (JCRC) works within the Jewish and broader communities in St. Louis to enhance cooperation with other religious, racial, ethnic and civic groups; foster a just, democratic and pluralistic society; and promote the security of Israel and Jews everywhere. Guided by Jewish values, the JCRC advocates, educates, collaborates and mobilizes action on issues important to the Jewish community. JCRC envisions a more just society and a strong, vibrant Jewish community in the United States and in Israel, and seeks to enhance that strength and vibrancy through collaboration with other communities. To that end, we work to:

·        Promote equality of opportunity and full civil rights and civil liberties for Jewish and all other racial, religious and ethnic groups in Missouri;

·        Encourage amicable relationship, mutual understanding and respect among various religious, ethnic, civic, and political groups;

·        Create and maintain conditions that are conducive to encouraging the continuity and vitality of Jewish living in a pluralistic society;

·        Combat antisemitism and other forms of racism or group prejudice.

POSITION SUMMARY

The Director of Operations will report to the Executive Director and will coordinate, oversee and implement all aspects of agency operations and development for this small non-profit agency. The role will require the professional to have a proven record of accomplishment of managing and executing major gift and annual fund programs and a myriad of special events, and will provide support in creating web site content, social media outreach, and writing community newsletters, press releases, and donor stewardship materials.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Executive Director and Board Support

·        Provide organizational structure and ongoing follow up for ED’s appointments, meetings, and projects.

·        Coordinate all administrative aspects of regular Board of Directors and Council meetings, including agenda preparation, reports and presentations, meeting notes and minutes.

·        Assume overall responsibility for all operational logistics for large meetings and programs.

Financial

·        Daily bookkeeping, including processing donations, preparing deposits, and bill payment via QuickBooks and Donor Perfect.

·        Serves as liaison with accountant to ensure timely and accurate financial statements, providing program-level analysis.

·        Support agency development efforts including donation acknowledgment as well as comprehensive support for the Annual Campaign

·        Work closely with program directors to ensure fiscal compliance for all programs and initiatives.

Development

●       Re-envision  and execute major gift and annual fund development plans to meet financial goals.

●       Identify major gift funding sources and work with JCRC leadership to develop solicitation strategies to secure gifts.

●       Manage grant writing and foundation relationships ensuring quality submissions with a long-term relationship-management approach.

●       Train volunteers and staff in the solicitation of gifts.

●       Manage the annual fund campaign.

Overall Agency Operations

·        Coordinate internal communications and meeting schedules.

·        Maintain employee personnel files, including insurance and benefit information and coordinate staff onboarding including payroll and benefits.

All other duties as assigned.