Office Administrator & Database Specialist

Location: Montreal, Quebec Type: Full Time Min. Experience: 2+ years
Jewish National Fund of Canada The Jewish National Fund of Canada 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 infrastructure to benefit vulnerable populations such as youth-at-risk, victims of domestic abuse, veterans, and children with special needs. JNF Canada - Building the Foundations of Israel’s Future.  

Reporting to the Executive Director & Campaign Director, the Office Administrator & Database Assistant has a keen understanding of accounting/data entry and is responsible for the maintenance of the donor database, and is a self-motivated and dynamic relationship builder who is helpful, efficient, and has an eye for detail. 

Job Description

Primary Responsibilities:

• Maintaining and tracking accurate constituent records in CRM

• Managing data entry

• Issuing, tracking, and following up on invoices from donor pledges

• Creating regular data reports

• Tracking sponsorship commitments & payments

• Managing organization of electronic files in the cloud-based server

• Working with vendors & handling payments/accounting

• Managing Accounts Receivables (Bank deposits & credit card deposits)

• Managing Accounts Payables

• Sharing updates with Executive Director & Campaign Director

• Attending board meetings and taking minutes

• Supporting the development and mailings of letters and reports for campaigns 

Experience and Skills Required: 

• 2+ years experience in a similar role

• Excellent verbal and written skills in English (French is an asset)

• Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

• Experience with Raiser’s Edge/Blackbaud an asset

• Ability to work independently

• Ability to set priorities and schedules to achieve deadlines efficiently 

Please email your resume and cover letter to by Thursday April 28, 2023. Thank you for your interest. Only qualified candidates will be contacted. 


Campaign Associate

Location: Montreal, Quebec Type: Full Time Min. Experience: 4
Jewish National Fund (JNF) Quebec is seeking a full-time Campaign Associate. Reporting to the Senior Development Director, and working closely with the Executive Director of JNF Montreal and the Chief Climate Solutions Prize Officer, the JNF Montreal Campaign Associate responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:

Campaign Associate Responsibilities: 
⦁ Supporting all aspects of CSP’s and JNF Quebec’s largest campaigns, including the Negev Campaign.  
⦁ Working closely with the Senior Development Director, JNF Executive Director and Chief CSP Officer to tailor asks and follow up with corporate sponsors and donors. 
⦁ Track contacts and donations made by donors and corporate sponsors. 
⦁ Supporting logistics, marketing, program development and administration of the dinner and related Negev campaign events. 
⦁ Liaising with the Program Director for all campaign related events. 
⦁ Cultivating, stewarding gifts and building solid relationships with an assigned list of donors. 
⦁ Maintaining regular communication and conduct one-on-one solicitation with an assigned list of new & existing donors. 
⦁ Supports Program Director as needed in the planning of major events 
⦁ Supporting in other areas that may arise from Senior management. 

⦁ Minimum of four (4) years of relevant experience including fundraising and administrative tasks 
⦁ Experience working on not for profit campaigns and major fundraising events. 
⦁ Strong knowledge of the Montreal Jewish community and donor community at large 
⦁ Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills, English & French 
⦁ Superior organizational skills. 
⦁ Experience with fundraising software preferred

Resume and cover letter should be emailed to Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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.


⦁ 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

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


Senior Development Director

Location: Montreal, Quebec Type: Full Time Min. Experience: 5
Jewish National Fund (JNF) Quebec is seeking a full-time Senior Development Director to raise funds for the organization in support of our mission. Reporting to the Executive Director and the Chief Climate Solutions Prize Officer, the Development Director will be primarily responsible for soliciting corporate donations and sponsorships while creating new and maintaining existing relationships with major gifts donors for the Climate Solutions Prize (CSP) and JNF. 

Development Director Responsibilities: 
⦁ Soliciting for JNF’s major campaigns 
⦁ Researching, cultivating and solicitation of potential new corporate sponsorships and major gifts donors. 
⦁ Maintaining and building relationships with our current and new major gifts donors. 
⦁ Preparing private and public acknowledgments to thank donors. 
⦁ Developing a corporate/donor solicitation strategy for major gift prospects pipeline.  

Tasks and daily routines include: 
⦁ Developing strategies for the various campaigns 
⦁ Meeting with prospective donors to engage, cultivate and close donations. 
⦁ Calling and emailing major gift donors on a regular basis. 
⦁ Using Raisers Edge or Raisers Edge NXT database. 
⦁ Working closely with the Campaign Associate to ensure information is entered, track progress and action notes on donors or prospects. 
⦁ Working collaboratively with board members, committee members, lay leadership and other professionals on major gifts fundraising.

⦁ Minimum 5 years of fundraising experience working with major donors 
⦁ Strong knowledge of the Montreal Jewish community and donor community at large 
⦁ Excellent written verbal and communication skills, English & French 
⦁ Strong interpersonal skills 
⦁ Work as part of a team every day but also can manage work independently. 
⦁ Proficiency with Microsoft Office 
⦁ Knowledge of a CRM database (Raisers’ Edge database an asset) 

Interested parties should send a cover letter and resume to While we wish to acknowledge all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.