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Administrative Assistant - Jewish Community Foundation

Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ
Whippany, NJ
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Job Title:                 Administrative Assistant, Jewish Community Foundation

Department:            Jewish Community Foundation

Reports to:              Grotta Director, Ness Director, JWF Director, Legal Counsel, and the JCF team


Provide comprehensive administrative support to the Jewish Community Foundation. A pleasant self-starter with a broad range of skills will interface with all departments, and levels of personnel in Federation, volunteer leadership, and donors who call.  Capable of working independently with the ability to establish procedures to monitor own job activities and regulate tasks. Must possess the ability to adapt to changes in priorities during the business day and handle multiple assignments. Professional demeanor, dependability, confidentiality, and flexibility are attributes of this position. 


  • Calendar
  • Monitor as well as make appointments for the various JCF that you support
  • Coordinate meetings with participants. Calendar the date, time and place as well reserve a meeting room if required. Monitor responses and/or perform follow-up if necessary. Coordinate meeting materials including any needed documents, visual aids, and arrange for refreshments when necessary.
  • Grants- the Grotta Fund, the Ness Fund, and the Jewish Women’s Foundation are all grantmaking part of the Jewish Community Work in grant-making software, updating applications, and invitations, keeping track of grant payments, troubleshooting with various staff and grantees, check requests, etc.
  • Jewish Women’s Foundation Membership – Annual membership billing and renewals
  • Acknowledgment letters and tribute letters for the finance department
  • Correspondence
  • Manage communication and correspondence on behalf of the JCF staff.
  • Open all incoming mail, sort, scan, and send/email to the proper recipients.
  • This also includes emails, phone calls, and written correspondence.
  • Filing and Database
  • Filing as needed and maintained on a regular basis. Diligence in transferring and purging inactive files.
  • Maintaining donor database as needed


  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Foundant grantmaking software (training will be provided)
  • BBEC database (training will be provided)
  • Excellent telephone manners and good command of the English language
  • High level of attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Capable of working independently with the ability to establish procedures to monitor own job activities and regulate tasks.
  • Financial acumen a plus
  • Diligent follow up
  • Team player
  • Confidentiality
Company Description

Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ

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