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Foundation Grants Manager

The Foundation of The Greater Miami Jewish Federation holds nearly $500 million in assets, representing more than 700 individuals, families and organizations. The Foundation serves as the planned giving, endowment and legacy arm of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation and provides long-term funding to sustain and enhance a vibrant local Jewish community. The Foundation has a 50+ year history partnering with donors, professional advisors and Jewish agencies and synagogues to build a strong Jewish future in Miami, Israel and around the world.

The Foundation seeks a detail oriented, operations and customer centric, energetic, amicable and highly organized operations professional to provide key support to the Foundation Director and staff, fund holders and volunteers. This position is ideal for a person who is looking for a stimulating and dynamic work environment, enjoys multi-tasking and trouble-shooting, and possesses the ability to work both independently and with multiple team or committee members. This individual will receive training and will have the opportunity to learn about endowment fund development, management and the inner workings of a charitable foundation.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist fund holders as primary liaison between Foundation and fund holders with operation of donor advised funds (contributions, distribution of grants, due diligence and reporting)

  • Process all gifts and grants and manage online portal for all Foundation funds

  • Assist Finance and Planning Departments with management of designated endowment funds

  • Fulfill monthly reporting and management study requests for Board Meetings

  • Manage logistics of committee meetings; prepare minutes

  • Utilize various communications means to process correspondence

  • Collaborate with the Senior Investment Analyst and Chief Financial Officer, and Finance team

  • Maintain filing and organizational systems, including donor database and calendar

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Competencies

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably with business major

  • 2-5 years of work experience in administrative or accounting field or in roles requiring high attention to detail;

  • Advanced written and spoken (English) communication and administrative skills;

  • High level of computer literacy including MS Office: Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint; experience with mail merges and customer or donor databases and platforms

  • Exceptional time management, planning and administrative skills and telephone etiquette

  • Ability to organize and prioritize work load

  • Demonstrated high level of diplomacy, sound judgment and discretion

  • Combined four years of full-time work experience and/or higher education

  • High degree of energy, self-motivation and flexibility

  • Experience in not-for-profit organizations with fundraising activities a plus

  • Knowledge of the Jewish community a plus

Salary is commensurate with skills and experience.

Please submit resume with cover letter to Foundationjob@gmjf.org

Greater Miami Jewish Federation is an equal opportunity employer.

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