DESIRED START: Early Jan. 2018
HOURS PER WEEK: 10-12
Kadima Reconstructionist Community, Seattle’s only Reconstructionist Jewish community, is hiring a part-time Operations Manager. Kadima Reconstructionist Community builds vibrant, purposeful, learning and community for Jews and our allies. Committed to racial, economic and gender justice, we bridge spirituality and social justice through Shabbat and holiday celebration, intergenerational learning, and solidarity work with #blacklivesmatter and movements to end the Israeli occupation. Kadima is located in the Madrona neighborhood of Seattle. More information at: www.kadima.org
GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION
After boldly re-envisioning our membership and financial model over the last two years, Kadima’s membership, along with online presence, development work, membership outreach, and general program have all grown significantly. The Operations Manager will work 10-12 hours per week to manage and support community engagement, event and project execution, external communications, financial management, and general office management. The Operations Manager also manages the database, financial records, and other record-keeping systems. We are looking for a creative, collaborative, experienced self-starter with a passion for Kadima’s mission and values. The Operations Manager works as part of a staff team including Kadima’s full-time Rabbi and part-time Youth and Family Organizer, and coordinates with the contract bookkeeper as needed on financial accounting. The Operations Manager coordinates closely with the officers of the Board of Directors and reports to the President of the Board.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Community engagement and project facilitation: Support Kadima leaders and members regarding a wide range of organizational needs, projects and events. Reach out and develop members as needed for volunteer and leadership development.
2. Communications execution: Social media management (mainly Facebook at present), newsletter (MailChimp), website and blog (Weebly).
3. Marketing: Update external community calendars and execute a strategy for spreading excitement about Kadima events and the organization generally.
4. Development support: Serve as a team member with our staff and volunteer driven activities to fundraise our budget. This includes event support, volunteer management, and effective and timely written communication.
5. Financial Management: Manage membership database (Kindful) to track reimbursements, deposits, bills, fees, and donations in accordance and in support of annual budget. Support bookkeeper in annual tax preparation.
6. General office management: Manage office systems, record-keeping, supplies; propose streamlining and new systems as warranted.
7. Close collaboration with Board members, staff, and volunteers. Regular meetings with staff and Board officers.
KEY JOB QUALIFICATIONS
● Great interpersonal and communications skills, creativity in problem-solving, and excellent teamwork.
● Fluency at managing databases, financial records, social media, email, online records and office filing systems.
● Experience in event-planning, volunteer coordination, logistics.
●Proven ability to manage multiple projects with a high level of independence, and to hold oneself and others accountable on project and event tasks and expectations.
●Proven experience as an office administrator, office assistant or similar relevant role. 2+ years of experience managing an office and project management is preferred.
● Prior experience working or volunteering in a social justice or other mission-driven organization is preferred.
This is a permanent, 10-12 hour/week position. Pay currently is $26/hour with possibility of future increases. Kadima also provides 24 hours of paid vacation/year and 20 hours of paid sick leave/year. The job comes with complimentary membership in Kadima and professional development. Kadima welcomes applications from all qualified candidates who meet the minimum qualifications. Kadima values diverse perspectives and life experiences, and encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, and veterans.
HOW TO APPLY
Please send a resume and brief cover letter of introduction (no more than one page) by 5 pm Dec. 8, 2017 to: firstname.lastname@example.org.