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National Council of Jewish Women, Nashville Section

Executive Director

National Council of Jewish Women, Nashville Section

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Job Summary

ABOUT NCJW:  The National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) is a non-profit, grassroots organization of volunteers and advocates who turn progressive ideals into action. Inspired by Jewish values, NCJW strives for social justice by improving the quality of life for women, children, and families and by safeguarding individual rights and freedoms. The NCJW, Nashville Section was established in 1901, and throughout its history, has worked with numerous community partners to improve and fight for the life of immigrants and refugees, victims of domestic violence, and women battling substance use disorders. In addition, the Section provides ongoing programming support to the Nashville Jewish community and advocates for legislation that supports the health and well-being of all women and children.

PRIMARY FUNCTION:  The Executive Director position is responsible for the management and operation of the NCJW, Nashville Section, in accordance with Board policy. The Executive Director reports to the President(s) and works in a creative partnership with the President(s) and Board of Directors to provide resources, support, coordination and overall direction for Section operations. This will be a part-time position with an average of 20-25 hours/week (additional hours may be necessary during busy times of year) with an opportunity to grow if needed. Competitive compensation and professional development opportunities will be provided.

Job Responsibilities

  • Supervise volunteer recruitment, orientation, training, support and recognition to ensure organizational growth; maintain current data on members’ interests and skills; oversee with volunteer leadership/chairs/committees and staff to ensure overall effectiveness of volunteer participation and support.
  • Inspire and engage our volunteers and leadership helping to make their experience with NCJW meaningful.
  • Educate and reeducate new and long standing members about the impact of NJCW on the local and national level.
  • Maintain records and database (i.,e., Salesforce); implement management systems that ensure oversight of Section activities.
  • Assist in budget development, implementation and reporting and also expenditure approval in cooperation with the appropriate volunteer leadership. Coordinate with external accountant to ensure federal and state documentation and taxes are filed timely and accurately.
  • Coordinate and oversee implementation of the organization’s fundraising plans including retail sales, grant-writing, annual program support and special projects.
  • Assist in program planning, implementation, and evaluation; support volunteer advocacy efforts.
  • Coordinate and oversee internal and external communications, public relations, marketing and social media.
  • Implement and evaluate ongoing strategic plan on an annual basis in coordination with the strategic planning committee.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred; 5 to 10 years strong management and administrative experience; knowledge of volunteer and non-profit community; excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills; computer literacy, financial literacy (i.e., creating and tracking budget); ability to work with and motivate staff and volunteers of all ages and varying interests and professions; public relations and fundraising experience needed; sense of humor essential.

Additional Information

Benefits

This will be a part-time position with an average of 20-25 hours/week (additional hours may be necessary during busy times of year) with an opportunity to grow if needed. Competitive compensation and professional development opportunities will be provided.

How to Apply

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to nashvillencjw@gmail.com.

 

Details

  • Date Posted: May 29, 2020
  • Type: Part-Time
  • Job Function: Accounting / Financial Management
  • Service Area: Children / Youth