Careers

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Administrative

Administrative Assistant

The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore is seeking an individual with excellent customer service to fill an immediate opening for an Administrative Assistant to support the Executive Department. The individual will serve as the initial point of contact for a variety of events and meetings; write minutes from meetings and manage correspondences; schedule meetings among various executives; create and manipulate spreadsheets and mail merges; and other administrative duties as assigned.

Individual must possess strong written and verbal communication skills and have the ability to juggle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. Attention to detail is a must. Qualified candidates must have at least 2 years of experience working as an Assistant on an Executive level and be extremely customer-service oriented. All candidates must have strong skills in Microsoft Office Suite products and database management. Bachelor’s Degree preferred. Apply online today.

Manager of Administrative Services

Comprehensive Housing Assistance, Inc. (CHAI) is currently seeking a Manager of Administrative Services to aid in its mission to develop and support thriving, stable communities in neighborhoods with a substantial Jewish population. CHAI works closely with public agencies at the Federal, State and local level, private organizations and non-profit institutions in Baltimore and throughout the state to stabilize neighborhoods in Northwest Baltimore through rehabilitating homes, promoting homeownership, supporting aging and community and neighborhood organizing.

The individual in this position will be responsible for:

  • Providing administrative support to the Executive Director (ED) including, screening and prioritizing mail, email and phone calls
  • Communicating directly, and on behalf of the ED, with Board of Directors and committee members, CHAI staff, community stakeholders, and others on matters related to ED’s programmatic initiatives
  • Supervising all administrative personnel and identifying and addressing key issues to improve overall coordination of office operations
  • Arranging, managing and organizing Board and committee relations, meetings (minutes) and events
  • Providing administrative support to other senior CHAI staff with all aspects of program implementation

The position requires flexibility, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, trustworthiness in confidential matters, and the ability to work well with all levels of management and staff, as well as, agency clients, Board members and other stakeholders. Qualified candidates must have at least 2-5 years’ minimum experience in administrative support and supervisory experience. College degree preferred.

Candidate must possess advanced proficiency in Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Publisher, Adobe PDF and strong computer and Internet research skills. Familiarity with Jewish traditions and culture is a plus. Apply online

Executive Assistant/Office Manager

Baltimore’s Center for Jewish Education seeks an excellent candidate to fill the position of Executive Assistant/Office manager. This is a full-time position.

The Executive Assistant/Office Manager is responsible for providing administrative support for the Chief Executive Officer as well as for supervising the support team and providing general office management. Certain confidential, sensitive projects and information are handled by the Executive Assistant, including communication with officers and board members, donors and executives of other organizations. The Executive Assistant will also work on special projects in conjunction with the Management Team, as needed.

We are seeking an independent, motivated worker who enjoys interacting with people and possesses an excellent sense of organization. Experience in personnel supervision, proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other productivity software is necessary. Database management experience (e.g. CRM) is desirable. The successful candidate will also have basic knowledge of Hebrew, Jewish holidays and customs, and Jewish community organization.

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience. Email cover letter and resume to Leah Margolis

Office, Facilities and Shop Manager

The Jewish Museum of Maryland, America’s leading museum of regional Jewish history, culture, and community is currently seeking an Office, Facilities and Shop Manager to support the organization’s operations and maintain the museum shop appearance. The individual in this position will be responsible for:

  • Organizing the office and store operations
  • Monitoring correspondences with outside agencies, especially the Board of Trustee and shop vendors
  • Helping to maintain an attractive shop appearance, as well as, assisting and supporting volunteers and staff with the shop while ensuring customer satisfaction
  • Providing clerical and administrative support
  • Working closely with Associate Director on store inventory as well as the Visitor Services Coordinator to ensure facility tasks are addressed
  • Working on special and ongoing projects as needed

Ideal candidates must demonstrate the ability to relate to both internal and external audiences and manage multiple projects. Qualified candidates must have at least two years’ experience in an administrative or office setting. Retail and/or facilities maintenance experience preferred. Candidate must be proficient in Microsoft Office applications, as well as open and eager to learning new technology and POS software. Familiarity with Jewish traditions and culture is a plus. Regular schedule for this position is Sunday through Thursday. Work week is flexible; however, individual must be able to work Sundays. Apply online

Museum Shop Manager

The Jewish Museum of Maryland, America’s leading museum of regional Jewish history, culture and community is currently seeking an individual with retail experience and strong interpersonal skills to fill an open position for a part-time Museum Shop Manager. The individual in this position will be responsible for maintaining the appearance of the shop and delivering quality service to shoppers and guests.

The Museum Shop Manager will manage inventory, record and evaluate sales to assist in development of budget and monitor performance, as well as, train volunteers and staff on procedures, merchandise, pricing, discounts and promotions. Additional responsibilities will include, working with Museum staff on product development, assisting with purchases for other museum programs, exhibits and events and work with Associate Director and Executive Director on advertising and promotions of the Museum Store.

Ideal candidates must demonstrate the ability to relate to both internal and external audiences and manage multiple projects. Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree, at least two years’ experience in retail sales, and be proficient in Microsoft Office applications. Experience with Intuit POS software preferred. Familiarity with Jewish culture is a plus. Apply online today

Office Administrator

The Jewish Federation of Howard County (JFHC) is a community building organization which creates and implements a strategic campaign plan to enable the Federation to fund local enrichment programs, provide religious school scholarships, support its overseas partners and serve as a safety net for Jews in need locally, in Israel and around the world.

The Office Administrator is responsible coordinating overall office support functions as well as assisting program staff with certain administrative functions and event support, such as RSVPs and data entry. This individual serves as the initial face of the organization to those coming to the office, contacting the Federation via email, or by phone, and refers constituents to the appropriate professional in a polite and courteous manner. This person also prepares accounts payable and receivable for the VP of Operations, and assists the Executive Director with clerical work. In addition, s/he identifies and addresses key issues to improve overall coordination of internal operations.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: database entry and management; processing donations and thank you notes; managing event/program RSVPs; maintaining an efficient office environment including ordering office supplies and dealing with equipment vendors; executing mailings and correspondence; supporting the Executive Director with clerical work such as expense management and preparation for board meetings; interfacing with The Associated who processes JFHC pledge payments and database management.

Skills and qualifications: ability to multitask, and enjoys a variety of work responsibilities; proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, etc.); excellent time-management and organizational skills; strong communication skills and writing abilities; comfortable with expense reports; knowledge of Blackbaud and/or Raiser’s Edge helpful; self-starter who can also work well as a team; interest in or knowledge of Jewish community and customs preferred; ability to work with diverse personalities; ability to maintain confidentiality; able to lift 10-50 pounds.

Hours are minimum 28 hours/week with occasional evenings and weekends at events. Bachelor’s degree and 2+ years experience preferred. Interested candidates can apply by emailing their resume, cover letter and salary requirement

 

Community Outreach

Senior Impact Assessment Specialist

The Senior Impact Assessment Specialist (SIAS) will be responsible for leading, managing and articulating the development and implementation of performance measures and impact assessment for The Associated and its system of agencies. This individual will evaluate the tools, trends and technology used in assessment in the non-profit sector. The SIAS will serve a key role in managing the upcoming demographic study of the Baltimore Jewish community and will work collaboratively with professional and volunteer leadership to identify opportunities for assessment and implement evaluations.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Exceptional analytical skill and demonstrated expertise in the assessment profession.
  • The ability to develop and manage strong relationships with leadership, volunteers, donors, professionals and other community stakeholders.
  • Hands-on experience leading planning, evaluation, or policy analyses, as well as, applying a variety of qualitative and quantitative techniques preferred.
  • Minimum of five years relevant experience and advanced degree preferred.
  • Thrive in a team environment and possess strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Knowledge and passion for the mission of The Associated.

Apply online today

Community Sustainability Director

The Community Sustainability Director is responsible for the development and execution of a broad-based, community-wide strategic initiative, integrating sustainability practices throughout The Associated system and the Baltimore Jewish Community. Responsibilities include:

  • Work with lay leaders, Pearlstone colleagues and Jewish partner organizations throughout the community, the Sustainability Director will work to reduce waste and energy consumption while promoting recycling, energy efficiency, renewable energy, green cleaning products, and green building at Pearlstone and other Associated agencies, synagogues, Jewish businesses, and homes throughout the Baltimore region.
  • Network with both Jewish and environmental organizations, striving to make connections between the two.
  • Identify funding sources for greening of Jewish institutions.
  • Fulfill Pearlstone’s mission as a Maryland Green Center, assisting schools in their efforts both programmatically and by greening their facilities.
  • Network with other Jewish environmental activists both locally and nationally, aiming to cultivate empowered sustainability leaders across the Baltimore Jewish community.
  • Collaborate with Pearlstone’s Program Department with respect to hands-on sustainability education for program participants.

Qualifications:

  • Expertise in the field of Sustainability
  • Minimum of 5 years of work in the field of sustainability practice
  • Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree in a related field is a plus

Apply online

Engagement Coordinator, The Bernstein Relational Engagement Program

The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore is seeking an individual to fill an immediate opening for an Engagement Coordinator for the Darrell Friedman Institute for Professional Development at the Weinberg Center (DFI). This position is part time and grant-funded for two years. The individual will serve as the initial point of contact to foster relationships between 6 synagogues and trainers who will deliver relational training and coaching. The coordinator will communicate with the synagogues and trainers to enable them to establish goals, measurements, and reporting. He/she will coordinate a variety of trainings and meetings, and other administrative duties related to marketing, outreach, communication and administration of funds.

As part of the DFI team, the Engagement Coordinator will help to build a community culture of relationship building and engagement. Individual must possess strong written and verbal communication skills, have strong relational skills, and organizational skills with attention to detail and follow through. Qualified candidates will have a college degree. Two or more years of related experience preferred. Familiarity with Jewish organizational culture and community is a plus. Apply online today.

Hopkins Hillel Director of Engagement

Hopkins Hillel seeks an energetic, open individual who thrives working collaboratively on a team. We are looking for a person who loves our students and can inspire them to actually leave the library. The best and most important part of this job is connecting with students so that they want to spend time with you. The Director of Engagement is a knowledgeable Jew who is committed to pluralism and always interested in engaging in Jewish ideas from Facebook to the Talmud.

As a Director of Engagement, you will:

  • Build lasting and meaningful relationships with 100 uninvolved students
  • Plan, implement and recruit for Alternative Break Experiences
  • Establish a regular, weekly opportunity for you to meet students on campus in coffee shops, dorms, or dining halls
  • Meet and engage first year students around coffee dates and programs
  • Work with JSA (Jewish Student Association) and FYSH (First Year Students at Hopkins) chair to plan first year student programs including FYSH Shabbat
  • Help with orientation
  • Organize Shabbat and holiday celebrations, both at Hillel and on campus
  • Tzedek, help us create viable and meaningful social justice opportunities in collaboration with JSA (Jewish Student’s Association) Tzedek Chair
  • Social Committee, work with JSA social chair and balance with engagement and JiGL initiatives

Learn more and apply online

Director, Jewish Educational Initiatives

Baltimore’s Macks Center for Jewish Education seeks an excellent candidate to fill the position of Director of Jewish Educational Initiatives. This is a full-time (1.0FTE) position.

The Director will facilitate partnerships between different Jewish organizations including Day Schools, agencies and professional development providers. The Director will also direct the CJE Melton initiative, by developing a community of learners in Baltimore. The ideal candidate will have strong organizational skills including experience managing detailed projects as well as superior communication skills and have knowledge of the Jewish life cycle. The successful candidate must be comfortable in engaging all organizations, denominations and members of the Baltimore Jewish community.

A Masters in Jewish Education is preferred. Salary and benefits commensurate with experience. Submit cover letter and resume to Leah Margolis

 

Development

Campaign Associate, IMPACT

Are you energetic, creative and strategic? Do you have excellent relationships skills and enjoy event planning? Are you ready to make a difference? Join the Campaign Department at The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore and help grow IMPACT, the young adult division.

The Campaign Associate opening is an exciting opportunity for someone with high energy, poise and an eagerness to learn. This individual will be responsible for cultivating new donors, engaging volunteers and increasing campaign dollars through a variety of fundraising initiatives, programs and events. The Campaign Associate will serve a key role in monitoring and evaluating campaign activity to determine strengths, weakness and opportunities for enhancement.

The ideal candidate will have: superior interpersonal skills and the ability to develop strong relationships with a wide variety of people; the ability to prioritize; organizational skills with attention to detail and commitment to follow-through; strong collaborative and networking skills within a diverse community; and an ability to forge partnerships. Qualifications include: Bachelor's degree; minimum of three years' experience in a fundraising capacity, preferably in Jewish Communal work; and effective written and oral communication skills. Apply online today.

Development Associate

The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore seeks a positive, highly motivated and articulate Development Associate. The Development Associate will serve a vital part of the Campaign Department, creating and implementing campaign strategies while addressing daily coordination of fundraising efforts.

The individual in this position will be responsible for cultivating new donors, engaging volunteers and increasing campaign dollars through a variety of fundraising initiatives, programs and events. The Development Associate will monitor, analyze and evaluate campaign activity to determine strengths, weakness and opportunities for enhancement. It is vital for this individual to stay on top of advancements and changes that are pertinent to raising money within the community. Individual will also partner with The Associated’s Marketing Department to form effective marketing, communications and direct mailings.

The ideal candidate will have: superior interpersonal skills and the ability to develop strong relationships with a wide variety of people; the ability to prioritize; organizational skills with attention to detail and commitment to follow-through; strong collaborative and networking skills within a diverse community; and an ability to forge partnerships. Qualifications include: Bachelor's degree; minimum of three years' experience in a fundraising capacity, preferably in Jewish Communal work; and effective written and oral communication skills. Apply online today.

Stewardship Programming Associate

The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore is currently seeking a dynamic Stewardship Professional to join our Resource Development Team. This opening is an exciting part-time opportunity for someone with ambition, self-confidence and who is committed to working in the Jewish community. This individual will be responsible for identifying unique opportunities to engage donors, direct and evaluate donor cultivation programs and motivate volunteers. This ideal candidate must be a strategic thinker, team player and must be able to work closely with donors.

The ideal candidate will have: superior interpersonal skills and the ability to develop strong relationships with a wide variety of people; the ability to prioritize; organizational skills with attention to detail and commitment to follow-through; strong collaborative and networking skills within a diverse community; and an ability to forge partnerships. Qualifications include: Bachelor's degree; minimum of three years' experience in a fundraising capacity, preferably in Jewish Communal work; and effective written and oral communication skills. Apply online today.

Family Philanthropy Associate

The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore is currently seeking an enthusiastic Family Philanthropy Associate to join our Development Team.

The Family Philanthropy Associate is a part-time job opportunity for someone who has a familiarity of the Jewish community, is organized, hardworking and team-oriented. This individual will be responsible for moving a targeted group of families along a continuum of engagement, deepening their knowledge of and commitment to The Associated, its agencies and services and the Baltimore Jewish community. The ideal candidate must be detail-oriented, flexible and have fundraising experience, preferably in the Jewish community.

The ideal candidate will have: superior interpersonal skills and the ability to develop strong relationships with a wide variety of people; the ability to prioritize; organizational skills with attention to detail and commitment to follow-through; strong collaborative and networking skills within a diverse community; and an ability to forge partnerships. Qualifications include: Bachelor's degree; minimum of three years' experience in a fundraising capacity, preferably in Jewish Communal work; and effective written and oral communication skills. Apply online today.

 

Executive Management

Director of Economic Services

High profile position responsible for managing the provision of career services, service coordination and financial support for large human service agency. Must be able to plan/manage human and financial resources, ensure seamless delivery of services, help to identify community needs and respond creatively/effectively. Will serve as a member of the Executive Team in dealing with overall agency management/development, working directly with the Executive Director, Directors, Managers, Board/Community leaders.

Master’s Degree in a relevant field is required. Significant management experience at the senior level in the delivery of human services (vocational and service coordination/case mgmt.) Demonstrated success in developing new funding/partnership opportunities. Experienced in preparing, analyzing and managing large, complex budgets. Must be able to professionally represent the Executive in all forms of communication (internally and externally) Knowledge and sensitivity to Jewish values and customs required. Send resume to: JCS, Attn: HR Specialist, 5750 Park Heights Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21215 or Fax: 443-200-6108 or apply online

 

Marketing

Marketing Manager of Development

The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore is looking for a Marketing Manager of Development to join our dynamic team. This position is responsible for both tactical and strategic initiatives for fundraising, legacy giving and community engagement.

The Marketing Manager will develop and execute marketing plans for development related programs, events and initiatives. This individual will:

  • Serve as a liaison and consultant to the Associated campaign team
  • Provide oversight on all printed collateral/advertising
  • Create product concepts and bringing them to fruition
  • Write and edit copy for advertising, brochures, postcards, blog posts, emails and newsletters

Skills and Requirements include:

  • Minimum 7-10 years of in-depth experience in marketing, advertising or communications. Agency experience desirable
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills required
  • Ability to interact with senior leadership and high level external contacts
  • Problem solver and commitment to getting the job done
  • Flexible mindset – willing to think differently, learn, and jump in and lead
  • Strong attention to detail combined with the ability to prioritize a spectrum of needs and meet targets and deadlines
  • Ability to perform well in a collaborative environment

Apply online.

Digital Marketing Specialist

The Digital Marketing Specialist will be responsible for the strategy, execution, analysis, and on-going optimization of The Associated’s digital presence. The position supports the organization’s overall strategic plans designed to drive fundraising and engagement. A successful candidate will play a critical role in planning and executing all web, SEO, email, social media and online fundraising campaigns.

An integral member of the Marketing team, this position reports to the VP of Marketing. This position requires a creative strategist and strong collaborator who embraces new technologies and has a proven track record of digital strategies that increase engagement and maximize revenue.

Qualified candidates will have 5+ years digital marketing experience. Responsibilities include:

  • Develop and implement digital marketing strategies that advance our larger organizational marketing and communications goals
  • Work closely with the Creative Director and Social Media Strategist to create innovative content and opportunities for engagement on our digital channels that will drive web traffic and improve ROI
  • Responsible for the strategy, implementation and analysis of our email marketing, mobile strategies, PPC, SEO, display ads, social media marketing programs
  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the organization’s website, updating and optimizing content, managing transactions and running reports
  • Educate the marketing team on digital best practices including calls-to-action, testing, deployment, performance metrics and more
  • Measure/analyze performance of all web activity as well as digital marketing programs; take action based on analysis; communicate results and action plans to stakeholders
  • Evaluate emerging technologies. Provide thought leadership and perspective for adoption where appropriate
  • Build trust and maintain strong relationships with colleagues, vendors and partner agencies

Apply online today

 

Operations

Executive Chef

The Pearlstone Center, a retreat center with an educational farm in Reisterstown, Maryland, serving over 20,000 visitors each year, seeks an Executive Chef. Under the supervision of the Director of Food Service, he/she will be responsible for all phases of operation in the kitchen, including: menu planning, production planning, inventory, ordering and kitchen sanitation.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Create and update menus to maximize profits and minimize loss
  • Test and develop recipes
  • Monitor customer satisfaction
  • Ensure quality and safety of food production
  • Manage the kitchen staff
  • Responsible for ensuring that all allergies and dietary restrictions are handled with extreme care, safety and diligence

Requirements include:

  • Understanding of federal, state and local food sanitation regulations
  • Bachelor's degree in area of specialty and at least 7 years of experience in the field
  • Experience with farm-to-table food service and a commitment to the advancement of our farm-to-table food service

Apply online

Facility Associate

The Pearlstone Center, located in Reisterstown, is seeking a part-time/on-call Facility Associate to assist in the day to day operations at the Center. The two main areas of this position include food service and overall care and appearance of the facility including: meeting rooms, common areas, dining areas, kitchen, lodging rooms, bathrooms, and storage areas.

Candidate will be called upon to participate in catering services including table setting, serving, light kitchen prep and clean-up. Responsibilities will also entail housekeeping duties that include, but are not limited to, sanitizing and restocking bathrooms, vacuuming, window cleaning, and making beds.

Candidate must be extremely organized, have excellent verbal and written communication skills, and possess the ability to juggle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. Exceptional customer service is a must. All candidates must have reliable transportation as no public transportation is nearby Center. 

This position does not include benefits. Work schedule is as need and flexible, but will not exceed eighteen hours per week. One year of similar work experience is helpful, but not required and willingness to learn about the kosher food service industry. Apply here. 

 

Senior Services

Director of Resident Services

Edgewood Management Corp. on behalf of Comprehensive Housing Assistance, Inc. (CHAI), an agency of The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore currently seeks a dynamic and creative Director of Resident Services to oversee supportive services in CHAI’s 15 Weinberg Senior Living properties. This position requires reporting to both CHAI and Edgewood, supervising service providers and collaborating with partner agencies and building managers. The Director of Resident Services develops, implements and monitors programs that maximize independence, improve and maintain the quality of life of residents and support aging in community.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide effective supervision, leadership, guidance and coaching to service professionals and support staff;
  • Assess resident and staff needs and establish goals accordingly;
  • Develop and maintain government and community partnerships;
  • Collect data and prepare reports and presentations;
  • Provide quality assurance and professional growth opportunities to supervisees;
  • Design creative approaches to solving complex problems;

Qualifications:

  • Degree in a Human Service field such as: Social Work, Counseling or Gerontology or extensive experience with Service Coordination, Aging Services or other related field;
  • Experience in effective program development, management and supervision;
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and in writing;
  • Knowledge of affordable housing is a plus.

Email resumes and questions to Cindy Zonies.

Program Coordinator

The Edward A. Myerberg Center, Baltimore City’s largest center providing wellness and education programs for older adults, is currently seeking a Program Coordinator. This individual will work closely with program managers, instructors, volunteers, senior management and the Board of Directors to ensure programmatic innovation and success. S/he will be able to successfully implement programs as determined by the incumbent and other key stakeholders.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Oversee and Develop Program Content
  • Provides strategic leadership to grow membership base, develop program offerings and services to adults addressing needs and interests of the community. 

  • Works with marketing to develop and implement marketing and external communications to address goals.
  • Negotiates contracts for facility use to drive revenue and expand the reach of the Center’s programs.
  • Provides support to committees of the Board, supervises program managers, sustains and expands partnerships with programming partners. 

  • Conducts evaluation of all programs and completes required NAPIS and CARE program counts and evaluations, in compliance with federal laws.

  • Determines and implements course curriculum and special event planning.
  • Collaborates with Executive Director in setting programmatic goals and fiduciary plans.
  • Works with Executive Director and Director of Development in integrating donor/development priorities with program offerings and effectively communicate them with key stakeholders and audiences.

Qualifications

  • Passionate commitment to the Center’s mission, vision, and values.
  • Proven leadership, supervisory, organizational, and analytical skills, which promote innovation, collaboration, program development and management.
  • Outstanding oral and written communication, as well as, budgeting, strategic planning and marketing skills.
  • Experience working with a Board of Directors and volunteer committees.
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Proficient in Microsoft programs and e-mail; experience with Raiser's Edge preferred

Apply online today.

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