Program Director/Campaign Associate

Position Description
Since 1936, the Jewish Federation of Fort Worth & Tarrant County has been caring for people in need and inspiring Jewish life. We are currently seeking to recruit a Program Director/Campaign Associate. The Program Director/Campaign Associate will report to the Executive Director and will be responsible for the following job duties:

Job Duties

  • Provide primary administrative support to the Federation’s Annual Campaign and all related events

  • Manage 1700 household donor data base.

  • Involve and engage volunteers in Federation programs

  • Work with Program Committee to develop new creative programs

  • Ensure that all programs are well planned, organized, and have specific goals

  • Staff program meetings (as appropriate)

  • Coordinate supplies for all Federation programs/meetings

  • Provide staff leadership to programs (days, nights and weekends as needed)

  • Oversee mailings, marketing and publicity for Federation programs

  • Solicit certain donors as assigned by Executive Director

  • Plan, in conjunction with Executive Director, training for new Board Members

  • Organize, attend and manage Yachad and Calendar Clearing meetings

  • Prepare and successfully manage annual budget for programs

  • Attend monthly board meetings and report on programs

  • Write program funding grants as needed and directed by the Executive Director

  • Become proficient with our Giftworks Donor Management System.

  • Manage Community Calendar (via Timely)

  • Manage email distribution list and system (Constant Contact)

  • Manage network system backup (Carbonite)

  • Manage email system (Rackspace)

Qualifications

  • Undergraduate Degree, preferably in Social Services, Jewish Communal work, Non-Profit Management, or related experience

  • Interest in a diverse Jewish community and the belief in the Jewish Federation mission is a must

  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience developing and executing programs, preferably fundraising programs

  • Direct fundraising experience is a plus

  • Webmaster experience is a plus

  • Past experience successfully recruiting, motivating and directing volunteers in various non-profit programs

  • Excellent computer skills and a good working knowledge of office technology and website management

Skills/Personal Traits

  • Exceptional interpersonal and customer service skills

  • Outgoing personality, comfortable in developing relationships with a wide variety of constituents

  • High degree of creativity, with ability to envision new approaches to programming

  • Self-starter; highly self-motivated

  • Problem solving skills in identifying and recommending solutions

  • High energy level, highly organized and strong planner

  • Good working knowledge of Jewish traditions, customs, holidays, etc.

Additional Information
Status:
Full-time, Exempt
The Jewish Federation of Fort Worth & Tarrant County offers a competitive salary commensurate with the qualifications of the individual selected. The benefits package includes attractive time off package, health insurance, 403b retirement plan, life insurance and dental insurance.

For more information or to submit a resume, please email jfed@tarrantfederation.org.