Jewish Family & Career Services

Careers


Expanding Your Possibilities with JFCS

JFCS welcomes people with a growth mindset to our team and in return offers a generous and comprehensive compensation and benefits package including paid annual leave and sick time, medical and dental insurance, 403B, life, short-term and long-term disability insurance and generous paid holidays.

Careers at JFCS

  • Communications Manager
    • Position: Communications Manager
      Organization: Jewish Family & Career Services
      Reports to: Director of Mission Advancement
      Position Type: Full Time
      FLSA Status: Non-exempt

      JFCS is seeking a Communications Manager who will support all marketing and communications activities. The Associate will serve on the JFCS Mission Advancement team and will report to the Director of Mission Advancement.

      The Communications Manager will generate compelling content for and manage the day-to-day operations of all communications platforms including but not limited to the JFCS website, newsletters, marketing materials, social media and press releases. The Manager will be responsible for building, maintaining and executing the organizational communications calendar and for ensuring adherence to JFCS brand guidelines. As an externally facing member of the Mission Advancement team, the Manager will provide an exceptional customer service experience to all constituents to help build lasting relationships and meet development goals and strategic imperatives.

      The Manager will work across the Mission Advancement team as well as cross-departmentally to execute all aspects of the communications and marketing plan for the organization.

      Qualifications, Competencies and Characteristics

      • Bachelor’s degree and two or more years communications, journalism or public relations experience is preferred. Applicants with the equivalent combination of education, training, and experience in related fields will also be considered.
      • A passion for the JFCS vision, mission and values and a desire to help “repair the world”
      • A basic knowledge and the eagerness to learn the role communications plays in mission advancement and donor stewardship
      • Demonstrated ability to effectively utilize general and program-specific computer programs (Microsoft Office Suite, email marketing platforms, social media platforms and tools required; Adobe Creative Cloud preferred)
      • The ability to verbally and visually articulate the JFCS story to both internal and external constituents, providing compelling and informative content for the Mission Advancement team and others in the organization
      • An enthusiasm to connect the JFCS story with the community - listening, understanding and responding with timeliness, accuracy and clarity
      • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills (face-to-face, phone, emails, letter writing)
      • Ability to create and manage a communication plan and calendar
      • Desire to serve as a JFCS “brand guardian” along with the CEO, Director of Mission Advancement and other Mission Advancement team members
      • Ability to develop constructive, cooperative, and respectful relationships with others and coordinate the efforts of vendors, designers, etc.
      • Demonstrated ability to excels in a fast-paced environment working both collaboratively and autonomously when required
      • Meticulous organizational skills and attention to detail
      • Self-motivated with the ability to meet deadlines
      • Prefers high expectations
      • Adhere to strict confidentiality of prospect and donor information
      • Effectively operate typical office equipment (telephone, computer, fax machine, copier, mail machine, etc.)
      • Other duties as assigned

      Supervisory Responsibility: None
      Travel Requirement: Occasional local travel
      Pre-Employment Requirements: Satisfactory completion of a pre-employment background check.


      Jewish Family & Career Services IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and does not discriminate against any person or group of persons on the grounds of race, ethnicity, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or physical or mental disability as defined by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; 1991 Civil Rights Act amendments; The Americans with Disabilities Act; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act; the Kentucky Civil Rights Act; or in any manner prohibited by the laws of the United States, the Commonwealth of Kentucky, or local ordinance, in the recruitment, selection, promotion, evaluation or retention or any terms and conditions of employment for employees or volunteers.


      Please submit your resume and cover letter to jobs@jfcslouisville.org.

  • Mission Advancement Associate
    • Position: Mission Advancement Associate
      Reports to: Director of Mission Advancement
      Position Type: Full Time
      FLSA Status: Non-exempt

      JFCS is seeking a Mission Advancement Associate who will support all development and stewardship activities. The Associate will serve on the JFCS Mission Advancement team and will report to the Director of Mission Advancement.

      The Mission Advancement Associate will maintain accurate donor, prospect, and gift entry records, continually updating and correcting database records while establishing and ensuring compliance of donor record management policies. The Associate will be responsible for generating gift reports and providing research, reporting and analysis as it pertains to Mission Advancement. As an externally facing member of the Mission Advancement team, the Associate will provide an exceptional donor experience to help build lasting relationships and meet development goals and strategic imperatives.

      The Associate will provide administrative support to Mission Advancement activities, including volunteers, events, grants and communications.

      Qualifications, Competencies and Characteristics

      • Bachelor’s degree and one to three years nonprofit, administrative or customer service experience preferred. Applicants with the equivalent combination of education, training, and experience in related fields will also be considered.
      • A basic knowledge of donor software, fundraising, and stewardship principles with an eagerness to learn and apply best practices
      • Demonstrated ability to excel in a fast-paced environment working both collaboratively and autonomously when required
      • A passion for the JFCS vision, mission and values and a desire to help “repair the
        World”
      • Meticulous organizational skills and attention to detail
      • Thrives on providing an exceptional donor experience
      • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills (face-to-face, phone, emails, letter writing)
      • Ability to develop constructive, cooperative, and respectful relationships with others to maintain those relationships over time
      • Listening, understanding and responding with timeliness and accuracy
      • Self-motivated with the ability to meet deadlines
      • Prefers high expectations
      • Effectively utilize general and program-specific computer programs (Microsoft Office Suite, databases, etc.)
      • Adhere to strict confidentiality of prospect and donor information
      • Effectively operate typical office equipment (telephone, computer, fax machine, copier, mail machine, etc.)
      • Other duties as assigned

      Supervisory Responsibility: None
      Travel Requirement: Occasional local travel
      Pre-Employment Requirements: Satisfactory completion of a pre-employment background check.


      Jewish Family & Career Services IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and does not discriminate against any person or group of persons on the grounds of race, ethnicity, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or physical or mental disability as defined by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; 1991 Civil Rights Act amendments; The Americans with Disabilities Act; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act; the Kentucky Civil Rights Act; or in any manner prohibited by the laws of the United States, the Commonwealth of Kentucky, or local ordinance, in the recruitment, selection, promotion, evaluation or retention or any terms and conditions of employment for employees or volunteers.


      Please submit your resume and cover letter to jobs@jfcslouisville.org.

  • Volunteer & Events Manager
    • Position: Volunteer & Events Manager
      Organization: Jewish Family & Career Services
      Reports to: Director of Mission Advancement
      Position Type: Full Time
      FLSA Status: Non-exempt

      JFCS is seeking a Volunteer & Events Manager who will build and lead the JFCS Volunteer Program and organization events. The Manager will serve on the Mission Advancement team and report to the Director of Mission Advancement.

      The Volunteer & Events Manager will be responsible for the recruitment, onboarding, engagement and supervision of all volunteers and volunteer activities. In addition to managing the day-to-day operations of the volunteer program, the Manager will work closely with the Director of Mission Advancement to plan and execute organizational events including but not limited to fundraising and community events. As an externally facing member of the Mission Advancement team, the Manager will provide an exceptional volunteer and event attendee experience to help build lasting relationships and meet development goals and strategic imperatives.

      The Manager will work with other Mission Advancement team members as well as cross-departmentally to execute all aspects of the volunteer program and organization events.

      Qualifications, Competencies and Characteristics

      • Bachelor’s degree and two or more years nonprofit, administrative or event planning experience is preferred. Applicants with the equivalent combination of education, training, and experience in related fields will also be considered.
      • A passion for the JFCS vision, mission and values and a desire to help “repair the world”
      • Demonstrated ability to excel in a fast-paced environment working both collaboratively and autonomously when required
      • An enthusiasm to connect volunteers to their passions by listening, understanding and responding with timeliness and accuracy
      • Ability to develop constructive, cooperative, and respectful relationships with others and maintain those relationships over time
      • Thrives on creating volunteer and event experiences that are joyful, meaningful and fun
      • Meticulous organizational skills and attention to detail
      • Enjoys the challenges of planning and logistics
      • Self-motivated with the ability to meet deadlines
      • Prefers high expectations
      • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills (face-to-face, phone, emails, letter writing)
      • The ability to verbally and visually articulate the JFCS story
      • The ability to make difficult, but diplomatic decisions
      • Adhere to strict confidentiality of prospect and donor information
      • Possesses an entrepreneurial spirit
      • A basic knowledge and the eagerness to learn principles and best practices in the areas of customer service, fundraising and relationship building
      • Effectively utilize general and program-specific computer programs (Microsoft Office Suite, CRM, etc.)
      • Effectively operate typical office equipment (telephone, computer, fax machine, copier, mail machine, etc.)
      • Other duties as assigned

      Supervisory Responsibility: None
      Travel Requirement: Occasional local travel
      Pre-Employment Requirements: Satisfactory completion of a pre-employment background check.


      Jewish Family & Career Services IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and does not discriminate against any person or group of persons on the grounds of race, ethnicity, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or physical or mental disability as defined by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; 1991 Civil Rights Act amendments; The Americans with Disabilities Act; the Age Discrimination in Employment Act; the Kentucky Civil Rights Act; or in any manner prohibited by the laws of the United States, the Commonwealth of Kentucky, or local ordinance, in the recruitment, selection, promotion, evaluation or retention or any terms and conditions of employment for employees or volunteers.


      Please submit your resume and cover letter to jobs@jfcslouisville.org.