Membership and Database Specialist

Association for Jewish Studies - New York, NY

Job details Salary $30 an hour Job Type Part-time Number of hires for this role 1 Full Job Description

The Association for Jewish Studies, the largest membership organization of Jewish Studies professionals in the world with 2,000 members, seeks a new data-oriented professional needed to help research and communicate with individual and institutional members. This person will oversee database entry, maintenance, queries, and reports; think creatively and independently about solving database challenges; and support the Director of Membership & Conference Content, Executive Director, other staff and leadership in various data and research related responsibilities. The Membership and Database Specialist will be supervised by the Director of Membership & Conference Content.

Responsibilities include:

  • manage membership database, including data entry of member, customer, and vendor information
  • support staff with database issues and troubleshooting
  • provide exports of audience information for mass communications in bulk email systems
  • create reports and sanitize exported data for mass communications and board reports
  • update donor database with member updates
  • research and track institutional Jewish Studies departmental changes
  • research member and vendor outreach opportunities
  • provide administrative support for membership dunning and annual scholarly conference
  • generate reports and data for the Board of Directors and committees
  • assist in assorted office activities, as needed
  • manage the AJS’s annual travel grant awards process, including reconciling receipts and payments
  • ideally attend the AJS conference in-person which occurs in the third week in December every year.

Qualifications:

  • outstanding organizational, computer, and interpersonal skills
  • experience and great comfort working with Customer Relationship Management tools (member databases, especially YourMembership and Bloomerang), Google Suite, and Excel
  • comfort with pivot tables and other more advanced Excel skills preferred
  • customer-oriented approach
  • sharp eye for detail
  • ability to handle multiple projects and responsibilities
  • temperament to work in a small but fast-paced office where people wear many hats
  • interest and skill in learning new technologies to facilitate office processes
  • familiarity with higher education/learned societies/academic Jewish Studies a plus, but not required

This position is mainly remote, but candidates local to NYC are preferred for occasional in-person office time. Remote candidates, especially those in the US Eastern time zone, will also be considered.

Position is 15 hours/week. Flexible schedule

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $30.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Flexible schedule

Schedule:

  • Day shift

Work Location: Multiple Locations

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