Resource Assistant, Community Engagement

Jewish Federation of St. Louis
January 23, 2020
St. Louis, MO
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The Jewish Federation of St. Louis seeks a highly motivated Resource Assistant who will provide administrative support, while demonstrating effective use of technology systems and providing excellent customer service to constituents, participants, and professional staff.  The successful candidate will have demonstrated success in providing administrative support in a team environment, with an emphasis on effective communication, data management, project prioritization, and systems/technology applications.

Job Responsibilities

Provide administrative support to professional staff, optimizing workflow and logistics.

  • Maximize utilization of systems and technology to optimize resources.
  • Develop and maintain program logistics and timelines, plans and preparation, expense records and invoices related to events and programs.
  • Design, maintain, and generate reports detailing status of workflow to support analytics.
  • Develop and maintain written communications and databases.
  • Provide administrative support with attention to design, detail, accuracy, and deadline expectations.
  • Provide support through optimal use of CRM and other systems.
  • Provide administrative support to the team in all areas, including: meeting coordination, database administration, and other areas as needed.

Support process efficiency.

  • Develop and document work processes, including timelines/schedules for owned responsibilities.
  • In partnership with professional staff, identify opportunities for process improvement to increase quality, efficiency, and logistics for events, programs, and processes.
  • Identify gaps and operational inefficiencies in processes and recommend and implement process improvements.
  • Assist in ensuring that process documentation is updated for development processes.
  • Identify opportunities to improve data integrity and make data more easily accessible for use by Development team members.

Job Requirements

  • High school diploma, required. Bachelor’s degree, preferred.
  • Minimum two (2) years’ experience in support role.
  • Demonstrated experience using CRMs and other constituent tracking systems.
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft Office products.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and an ability to support strategic plans. Excellent time-management with a proven ability to manage multiple projects and changing priorities.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to use discretion when handling and communicating sensitive information.
  • Ability to work well in a team-oriented environment.
  • Flexibility to work evenings and weekends, as needed.

The Jewish Federation of St. Louis is the community’s central philanthropic, planning and community-building organization.  Founded in 1901, it is one of the region’s largest and oldest nonprofit organizations.  Federation is committed to the development and enhancement of a thriving, vibrant Jewish community through the support of approximately 100 local, national and international agencies, programs, services and innovative projects.

The Jewish Federation of St. Louis offers an extensive benefits package including health, dental, 403(b), paid vacation, paid holidays, sick and personal time, life insurance, LTD and more.

Jewish Federation of St. Louis is an equal opportunity employer.

Interested candidates should submit their cover letter and resume to for consideration.

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