The Savannah Jewish Federation and Jewish Educational Alliance (Savannah's JCC) are searching for an energetic, passionate professional to assume the position of Community Impact Coordinator. This exciting position is responsible for programming various aspects in the Savannah Jewish community.
A relentless change agent, the Savannah Jewish Federation is continuously working to strengthen and build the local Jewish community. Professional development opportunities and excellent supervision are provided by the Savannah Jewish Federation.
The Savannah Jewish Federation is housed at the Jewish Educational Alliance and work together seamlessly on most programs. Being a Jewish professional in a small Jewish community has its advantages. This position truly gets to "do it all" which will make your breath of experiences unique - and no two days the same! The portfolio of this position includes campaign, engagement initiatives, community programming, planned giving, leadership development, fundraising and community planning & allocations for both the Federation and JCC.
Savannah is one of America's most desirable historical communities featuring wonderful southern hospitality, world class culture, spectacular weather year-round (no snow!) and a 286 year history of high-quality Jewish life. The Jewish community in Savannah is warm and so welcoming. Southern Hospitality continues to remain a strong value.
This is an exciting time for the Savannah Jewish Community... join our team!
Scope of Responsibilities Include (but are not limited to):
o Fundraising Events:
- Create, guide and execute large scale fundraising events such as:
Annual JEA Gala
Oy Vey 5K Run/Walk: supervise all facets of the 5K including sponsorships, organization, outreach and marketing
o Corporate Giving:
- Develop corporate sponsorship models & packages
- Build and maintain strong external relationships with potential sponsors, corporate partners, and supporters
- secure corporate sponsorships
o Federation Annual Campaign
- Support the annual campaign through relationship building, organizational skills and supporting the lay leadership
o Develop new fundraising opportunities
o Oversee and manage community programs and events such as concerts, speaker series and meetings.
o Promote programs in and around the community. Be a community leader.
o Work with the team to create and manage the community's "Babies to Bubbies" seamless engagement opportunities including working with PJ Library, youth movements, young adults through seniors
The ideal candidate will be able to:
Take an entrepreneurial approach to creating programs in the community
Build and maintain relationships with community partners
Design and oversee new programming based on community needs
Work independently while being a part of a dynamic team of professionals
Bachelor's Degree required, preferably in one of the following areas: Jewish Education, Jewish Studies, non-profit management, Social Work or similar
2+ years experience working within a Jewish or non-profit organization
Willing to work some nights and weekends
Strong knowledge of basic office computing, including MS Office and social networking
Experience managing a budget
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required
Highly organized with proven ability to manage multiple tasks
Sound work ethic and flexibility to get the job done
The ability to create positive relationships with community members
Ability to think creatively
Someone eager to join a team of professionals who are making great strides to help shape the local Jewish community
Where can you find a preschool, health club, racquetball court, gym, and pool in the same facility? Where can your mother join in on senior programs with other older adults, and your son play in a basketball league with all of his buddies? What if you were able to drop your kids off at day camp, book a personal training session, and then meet your friends for a Zumba or Yoga class? All this and more happens every day at the JEA of Savannah.
Discover your community at the Jewish Educational Alliance. Since 1912, the JEA has been dedicated to ensuring a strong and vibrant Jewish life and community for generations to come. Our summer camp and wide array of enriching activities provide opportunities for you to discover your community through innovative programs designed to meet the needs of everyone from infants to adults. Regardless of your age, faith or background, you?re welcome here. So please, explore our website and stop by for a tour of the JEA. We look forward to serving you.
With over 250 locations across the Nation, we are lucky that there's a JCC right here in our community!