Bethesda Jewish Congregation, www.bethesdajewish.org, seeks a part-time Membership and Administrative Coordinator. BJC is a warm, inclusive, and diverse community located in suburban Maryland. We have been co-located with the Bradley Hills Presbyterian Church (BHPC) for over 50 years and engage with them and other interfaith partners to make a more just world. This is a great role for someone who seeks part-time (approximately 70% FTE) and flexible but very meaningful work, with the opportunity to operate remotely for a significant part of the week.
The ideal candidate will communicate with and support members, the Rabbi, and staff, and interface with other Jewish, cultural, and administrative-related organizations. Key responsibilities and tasks include:
-Interface with BJC treasurer and accountants
-Billing and account receivables
-Track donations, send thank you letters and tax receipts
-Update membership information in Shul Cloud database
-Answer telephone calls and respond to phone and email questions
-Forward pastoral care and other requests to the Rabbi, Staff or Board as appropriate
-Coordinate Yahrzeit and Mi Shebeirach notices, letters, and mailings with the Chesed Society.
-Attend weekly Building Users Meet and report information to Board
-Prepare reports and documents for Monthly Board Meetings
-Provide general administrative support to Rabbi and staff
-Process mail and mailings
-Outreach to members, and followup with membership committee and with prospective members
-Weekly updates of BJC website
Partner with Program and Worship Coordinator
-Share responsibilities for Shabbat attendance/setup with Coordinator
-Help Coordinator develop and maintain a volunteer corps
The ideal candidate will have strong organizational, administrative, interpersonal, and communication skills, particularly:
-Basic competencies in financial management, budgeting and reporting
-Proficient with MS Office and Salesforce or ShulCloud
-Ability to update and manage a website from a menu driven platform
-Ability to manage own time and prioritize projects efficiently
-Warm personal and professional demeanor
-Demonstrated customer service, preferably in a membership or volunteer setting with the ability to handle challenging and sensitive situations.
-Ability to learn and adapt quickly
-Minimum 3 years of office experience
-Availability 1-2x/month for Shabbat/Friday evening services (now on Zoom, and In person when our building reopens); and on major Jewish holidays and celebrations to support activity.
This is a great opportunity for part-time flexible work, combination of remote, weekday office hours; occasional evenings and weekends for events and major Jewish holidays.
You will play a large role in helping to inspire and assist members in charting their own spiritual journeys within BJC and in the larger community. We are focused, through social action and partnership with both Christian and Muslim communities, to “repair the world” and sustain the institutions of Jewish life here and in Israel. In addition to salary, we offer full membership at BJC, including High Holy Day tickets.
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