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Executive Assistant


Location: Toronto Type: Part Time Min. Experience: 2
Background: The Jewish National Fund is a registered charitable organization that has cared for the land of Israel for decades. This mission took the role of planting trees, building water reservoirs, preserving natural habitats, and building parks and bicycle trails. More recently, JNF Canada has taken on projects to build the social infrastructure of the land of Israel for the benefit of the People of Israel. We partner with a variety of Israeli institutions and NGOs to build social service infrastructure to benefit vulnerable populations such as youth-at-risk, victims of domestic abuse, children with special needs, veterans, and the poor. JNF Canada is Building the Foundations of Israel’s Future. 

The Jewish National Fund of Canada is searching for a part time Executive Assistant working for the CEO, CFO/COO, and Executive Director of Toronto. This position reports to the CEO. 

Specific responsibilities include, but may not be limited to: 


• Manage schedule for the CEO. 

• Draft, review and send communications on behalf of company executives. 

• Organize and prepare for meetings, including gathering documents and attending to distribution of documents and logistics of meetings. 

• Answer and respond to phone calls, communicate messages and information to the executive. 

• Prioritize emails and respond when necessary.

• Coordinate travel arrangements. 

• File and maintain various records and documents for organization’s executives. 

• Maintain a calendar of scheduled meetings, events, and campaigns. 

• Liaise with other JNF Canada employees, as needed. 

• Prepare Expense reports for the CEO and CFO/COO. 

• Additional support, as required.  

Candidate Qualifications: 

Education/Experience: 


• 2+ years of relevant executive, administrative and data entry experience, preferably in the non-profit sector. 

• Superior organization, flexibility, and multi-tasking skills . 

• Excellent communication skills (verbal and written), interpersonal, and problem-solving skills. 

• High degree of initiative and ability to prioritize tasks in a positive and effective manner, meeting critical deadlines. 

• Outgoing, positive, confident professional with a warm disposition. 

• Demonstrate commitment to the highest standards of ethical practice. 

• Ability to condense and package information in a visually appealing and logical manner.

• Understand the need for professionalism, discretion, and patience when communicating with donors and volunteers. 

• Accuracy and attention to detail is imperative. 

• Proficient keyboarding skills and proven in-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite. 

• Experience with Raiser’s Edge/NXT fundraising software an asset. 

• Experience using social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram an asset. 

Interested applicants, please submit your resume and cover letter to humanresources@jnf.ca. No phone calls please. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.


Associate

Marketing Associate


Location: Montreal Type: Full Time Min. Experience: 2
Company Description 
Historically, the Jewish National Fund of Canada has served as the caretaker of the land of Israel. This mission took the role of planting trees, building water reservoirs, preparing land for new communities, and building parks and bicycle trails. More recently, JNF Canada has taken on projects to build the social infrastructure of the land of Israel for the benefit of the People of Israel. We have partnered with a variety of Israeli NGO’s to build infrastructure to benefit vulnerable populations such as youth-at-risk, victims of domestic abuse, special needs children, veterans and the poor. We are Building the Foundations of Israel’s Future. 

Jewish National Fund of Canada is now searching for a Marketing Associate in their Montreal office. Reporting to the Montreal Executive Director, we are looking for a dynamic individual who can take our marketing efforts to the next level. We are recruiting an individual who excels at developing marketing programs, has excellent writing and copyediting skills, and can manage multiple priorities.




Job Description
 Primary Responsibilities: 


• Provide marketing support for all JNF Quebec Region campaigns and activities 

• Develop overall marketing strategy, including social media, web presence, advertising, messaging, and branding 

• Measure, analyze, and improve campaigns to maximize effectiveness 

• Ensure brand image is consistent with overall marketing strategies 

• Develop and manage content for weekly newsletters, email blasts, special events, and website 

• Update the website daily 

• Create and copyedit marketing literature, press releases, and gala event tribute books 

• Work as part of the national marketing team and local Montreal team. 

• Manage Negev Dinner advertising campaign 

Required Skills and Experience: 


• 2+ years experience in marketing role in a fast paced environment, non-profit experience an asset 

• University/College degree with a focus on Marketing Excellent written and oral communication skills and building interpersonal relationships 

• Experience with web design/content management (HTML/Word Press), web-based advertising, and analytical tools (SEO and Google Analytics) an asset 

• Mailchimp and email marketing experience preferred 

• Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, especially Powerpoint. 

• Basic working knowledge of Adobe Creative (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator) preferred 

• Experience developing and managing social media presence 

• Highly organized with attention to details Ability to work under pressure and prioritize based on the organization’s needs 

• Experience in writing copy materials an asset 

• Hebrew and French, an asset

Please email your resume and cover letter to humanresources@jnf.ca by June 7, 2024. No phone calls please. Only qualified candidates will be contacted. Thank you.


Program Director


Location: Montreal, Quebec Type: Full Time Min. Experience: 3
The Jewish National Fund (JNF) of Quebec is seeking a Program Director to plan, coordinate and execute JNF’s fundraising initiatives, and build new opportunities for community awareness through special events and board engagement. The successful candidate must be able to anticipate project needs, prioritize and meet deadlines and be available to work some evenings and weekends.

Responsibilities: 


⦁ Event planning for all Quebec based events 

⦁ Create, implement and update the Critical Path for each campaign or event 
⦁ Create budgets and monitor expenses 
⦁ Handle all event and campaign logistics 
⦁ Manage negotiations with vendors within budgetary guidelines 
⦁ Work with caterers, source and order supplies, décor, Audio Visual equipment, event signage and other day of print material (name tags etc.) 

⦁ Manage and oversee all event logistics for annual Negev Dinner 
⦁ Work closely with Executive Director, Chief CSP Officer Senior Development Director on all fundraising campaigns (High Holiday, Tu Bi’Shevat etc) 
⦁ Work with JNF Future Board- Young Professional Committee to: 

⦁ Create new and exciting fundraising initiatives 
⦁ Set strategic goals related to event planning, fundraising, leadership development, succession planning and volunteer engagement and outreach 
⦁ Manage all events 
⦁ Create fundraising and marketing materials with Marketing Team ⦁ Work with event and program committees 
⦁ Recruit new members for committees and board 

⦁ Oversee the Education Committee and coordinate all JNF educational events 

⦁ Manage the JNF Student Fellowship program 

⦁ Coordination of volunteers for all Quebec events 
⦁ Donor canvassing and sponsorship 
⦁ Event computer management 

⦁ All event related data entry into Raiser’s Edge 
⦁ Tickets, Pledges etc. 

⦁ Building of relationships with key stakeholders and prospects

Professional Experience/Qualifications 

⦁ A minimum of 2 to 3 years of relevant event planning experience, fundraising experience preferred 
⦁ Experience working on major fundraising events 
⦁ Experience working with volunteers and managing committee processes 
⦁ Appreciation of and commitment to Israel 
⦁ Ability to multi-task, managing multiple projects 
⦁ Understanding of social media and marketing 
⦁ Superior organizational skills 
⦁ Proficiency with technology including knowledge of Microsoft Office. Experience with Raiser’s Edge fundraising software an asset. 
⦁ Excellent written communication skills, English & French 
⦁ Project management, organizational and prioritizing skills, problem solving and attention to detail 
⦁ Familiarity with the Montreal Jewish community an asset 
⦁ University degree, postgraduate or professional degree preferred 

Qualified candidates are invited to apply by sending their resume and cover letter to humanresources@jnf.ca

While we wish to acknowledge all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.