Overview

We are seeking a Events and Marketing Manager to execute events and activities for the Congregation. The successful candidate will be self-motivated, a team player and able to manage multiple priorities from multiple stakeholders.

Congregation Shir Hadash is a thriving, inclusive and diverse Jewish community located in Los Gatos, CA. Consisting of 600 households, the congregation was founded in 1980 and occupies a campus that consists of ritual spaces, a religious school and an early childhood center.

Responsibilities:

  • Staff programmatic synagogue events ranging in attendance from 20 to full congregational participation
  • Working with volunteer-led event committees and their relevant staff in envisioning, planning and executing successful events (see our calendar for examples)
  • Managing the internal event/facility use calendar
  • Ensure excellent execution of all events through scheduling and arranging all logistics in coordination with Building Manager and other stakeholders
  • Identification of venues/locations for off-site events, purchasing of supplies and managing event budgets
  • Working with outside vendors and management of vendor relationships ensuring vendors adhere to organizational requirements
  • Update participant database regularly to record event participation and attendee information
  • Follow up with prospective attendees with reminders of upcoming events (via phone, e-mail, social media, etc.)
  • Manage internal and external marketing including Constant Contact, Facebook, paper flyers and community calendars.

Requirements:

  • BA degree preferred + minimum of 2 years work experience
  • Organizational skills, attention to detail
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Results-oriented team player with success taking initiative and driving programs
  • Previous experience managing simultaneous projects, budgets and deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to market program/events/opportunities
  • Ability to be creative and effective while working with limited resources
  • Experience managing event logistics
  • Flexible schedule required. May require occasional weekend and evening hours.
  • Seeking a go-getter who is a results-oriented team player with success taking initiative and driving programs
  • Works well in a small office environment, embraces cohesiveness and collaboration with professional demeanor, strong work ethic, positivity, flexibility, enthusiasm and initiative
  • Willingness to learn Jewish cultural activities and traditions; training will be provided
  • Strong computer skills – MS Office, basic web technologies, social media savvy

Nice to have:

  • Non-profit experience
  • CRM experience (Salesforce, Blackbaud, CIVICRM, etc.)

Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $45,000.00 to $55,000.00/year

About Congregation Shir Hadash

Congregation Shir Hadash is an evolving Reform Jewish congregation dedicated to providing a vital Jewish life, spiritual growth, and a sense of community for its members.