Congregation Ariel is an Orthodox Synagogue of 180+ households located in the Dunwoody suburb of Atlanta. We are seeking an organized, self-directed individual to oversee synagogue operations, holidays, programs and events, administration and membership. The successful candidate will assume a leading role in supporting our active, welcoming, and growing congregation, and will provide support to the Rabbis, Synagogue Board, Volunteers and Members.
- Oversee administrative, bookkeeping and facility staff.
Communication, Marketing, Social Media
- Coordinate synagogue communications including mass emails, weekly bulletins, website, and other forms of social media and print communications to ensure consistent messaging and timely distribution.
- Oversee the day-to-day operation and maintenance of the building and grounds
- Work with committees on Security, Facility Maintenance and Major Repair Projects
- Oversee income and expenses in line with the synagogue budget
- Work with the Treasurer to develop and manage the synagogue’s budget
- Plan and provide administrative and logistical support for all Holidays year round and High Holidays.
Events and Programs
- Plan and provide administrative and logistical support for private events, life cycle occasions and synagogue programs.
- Plan weekly kiddushes together with volunteer help
- Work with the Board on fundraising initiatives and events
- Ongoing interaction with current members
- Liaise with prospective new members.
- Interaction with volunteers
- Interaction with guests as needed
- Support the activities of the Membership Committee
Administration (some tasks delegated to admin assistant)
- Oversee administrative activities including but not limited to: recording donations, maintain synagogue calendar, order supplies, coordinate mailings, create event registration forms, and a variety of admin duties.
- Manage the ShulCloud membership management system
- Oversee Ariel Cemetery plot purchases and sales
- Order plaques for Yahrzeit Board
- Yizkor arrangements for holidays
- Attend monthly Board of Directors meetings and present state of the congregation reports.
- Attend programs as reasonable, to provide oversight and support member engagement
- Other duties that may arise pursuant to the goals of this position
- Bachelors Degree
- Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
- Familiar with Jewish ritual, holiday and life-cycle traditions
- Knowledge of financial management, budgeting and reporting an advantage
- Prior non-profit experience an advantage
- Knowledge of MS Office, QuickBooks, ShulCloud or equivalent database management system
- Familiar with Constant Contact or other e mail marketing tools
- Knowledge of social media platforms: Facebook, WhatsApp etc.
- Some experience with graphics/designing flyers an advantage