In Baltimore, MD, Job Posting, Maryland State

Jews United for Justice seeks Temporary Administrative Assistant

Length of Assignment: Approximately 4 months – until the end of April

ABOUT JEWS UNITED FOR JUSTICE

Jews United for Justice advances economic, racial, and social justice in the Baltimore-Washington region by educating and mobilizing our local Jewish communities to action. We move our region closer to equity and justice by advancing issue-based campaigns that make real, immediate, and concrete improvements in people’s lives and build the power of working-class and poor communities of color. Through these campaigns we develop leaders, build our Jewish grassroots community, shift the consciousness of our community, and build the collective power needed to undo systemic racism and inequality. 

JUFJ is committed to building a diverse team that draws on the strengths of people with a variety of identities, backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. People of color, indigenous people, LGBTQ+ people, and immigrants are particularly encouraged to apply. You do not need to be Jewish.

SUMMARY

The Temporary Administrative Assistant’s core job function is to make sure our Baltimore office works and runs smoothly. The ideal candidate will be energetic and detail-oriented and thrive in a fast-paced environment. You must have excellent interpersonal skills, have the flexibility to solve a range of problems, and the creativity and discipline to establish systems for the organization. This position will be full-time for approximately 4 months and will report to JUFJ’s Baltimore Director.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Managing staff calendars, helping to set up meetings and appointments
  • Assist with donor recognition 
  • Support JUFJ’s Communications Team with content for JUFJ’s social media, website, and blog.
  • Enter various data points into our database in a timely fashion so that we organize our community more effectively.
  • Manage external vendors (e.g., cleaners, water cooler distributor.) to ensure we have what we need and the services that are being provided are of high quality.
  • Assist in planning, organizing, and outreach for our many large community events of 20-400 people.
  • Support meetings by booking rooms, setup, ordering food, note taking, distributing minutes for various coalitions, etc. 
  • Ensure that office workspace and equipment is properly setup to meet working needs of staff (e.g., supplies, technology, etc.)
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

The ideal candidate for this role:

  • Has at least one year of relevant experience in an office setting (internships included).
  • Enjoys working with technology, has appetite and aptitude to learn more about Excel, Google docs/sheets, and our database, EveryAction (NGP VAN).
  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment and can manage a high-volume of work without sacrificing quality.
  • Is highly organized, with strong attention to detail – always triple-checks their work.
  • Has a strong teamwork orientation – we’re pretty busy here, and your job is to make everyone else’s job go smoothly. You view your work as supporting the whole, and integral to the team’s effectiveness.
  • Approaches work with a spirit of “yes.” Has excellent problem-solving skills and a strong sense of ownership over tasks, including follow-through, and is willing to do what it takes to get the job done.
  • Able to effectively plan and prioritize when faced with competing deadlines.

HOW TO APPLY

Please send resume and compensation requirements to jobs@jufj.org. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, but for priority consideration, submit as soon as possible.

COMPENSATION

Hourly rate of $15 to $20 based on experience and qualifications. Benefits are not included due to the temporary nature of this position.

JUFJ is committed to building a diverse team that draws on the strengths of people with a variety of identities, backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. People of color, indigenous people, LGBTQ+ people, and immigrants are particularly encouraged to apply. You do not need to be Jewish.

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