Event Coordinator @ Romemu

Event Coordinator

Job Description
Romemu seeks an excellent Events Coordinator who will handle event and scheduling
logistics for a large volume of Shabbat and holidays, meetings, classes, and other
services, and life cycle events.

ABOUT US: Romemu is a Jewish spiritual community based on Manhattan’s Upper West
Side with a growing national and international presence. Our progressive, inclusive
community combines traditional Jewish scholarship and prayer with deep spirituality,
expressed through music, mindfulness and tikkun olam. Come join our highly
energetic/strategic/soulful and super fun Romemu team!

Reporting Structure: The Events Coordinator reports to the Senior Director of
Programming. They will split their time between in-office administrative work and onsite
Shabbat, Holiday, and event coordination.

Roles and Responsibilities:
• Schedule, plan, and assist at services, classes, and congregational
special events
• Act as onsite volunteer coordinator
• Organize food and event ambiance
• Keep programming calender active and up to date
• Manage registration process and data entry
• Handle internal accounting and billing for hourly staff
• Enter website copy and registration for adult education
• Manage other administrative duties and projects as directed by the Senior Director of

• Ability to manage large amounts of scheduling information
• Calm and friendly demeanor and good with numbers and details
• Team player with the ability to comfortably work with volunteers and staff
• Adaptable to last minute changes or requirements
• Excellent organizational and follow-through skills
• Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
• Experience with database management helpful
• Ability to handle vendors and clients in person and on the phone
• Knowledge of Jewish ritual helpful -but not necessary
• Desire to strive for excellence and constantly improve
• 1-3 years office and/or event experience

Clergy Hours
Tuesday – *Saturday (1/2 days on Saturday)
(Sundays & Mondays -off days)

Romemu offers a competitive annual salary and participation in Oxford medical plans,
Guardian Dental and Visions Plan, provides a health reimbursement plan, a retirement
plan, a PTO plan, 13 paid holidays, and a small-office nonprofit environment with an
intimate culture and much room to grow.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive
listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this
job and may change at any time.

We reply only to resumes that align most closely with the job description. We
recommend that you take a look at the Romemu website, www.romemu.org, prior to

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Job Summary

  • Duration: full-time
  • Benefits: paid vacation, sick leave, medical, vision, dental
  • Preferred Experience: Entry Level (0-2 years)
  • Preferred Degree: Bachelors
  • Job Posted: 2019-11-21
  • Times this job has been viewed: 372 times
  • Job is posted for: 60 days
  • Job Categories: Assistant, Programming, Events Management
  • Organization Type: Community Centers, Synagogue
Job Location
176 W 105th St, New York, NY 10025
New York , New York 10025


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