Negev Gala Coordinator- Winnipeg

Founded in 1901, the Jewish National Fund (JNF) is proud of more than a century of accomplishments. Since its inception, the JNF has evolved into a global environmental leader, planting over 240 million trees, constructing more than 200 reservoirs & dams and developing over 250,000 acres of land, as well as providing infrastructure for over 1000 communities in Israel. Recognized by the United Nations as an NGO (a non- governmental organization), the JNF continues to work to develop partnerships with a number of government and professional organizations to further cooperative relationships, conduct research, share technical expertise and obtain educational exchanges.

The Jewish National Fund – Manitoba/Saskatchewan Branch is seeking a Negev Gala Coordinator (part-time position March to June 2017)

Duties will include: 

  • Working closely with the Executive Director
  • Producing periodic up to date performance reports
  • Assist with all aspects of the event logistics and coordination
  • Develop and manage databases
  • Keep all Negev Gala stakeholders on truck and on schedule
  • Working cooperatively with the Negev Gala co-chairs and the co-chairs of the sponsorship committee and ticket sales committee
  • Working cooperatively with the Communications Coordinator and with the Office Administrator
  • Keep an organized filling system and event documentation
  • Duties as required

Qualifications:
A bachelor’s degree or a combination of education and experience
Excellent organizational skills with a “can do attitude”

Strong problem solving and multi-tasking ability under pressure
High energy, flexibility and ability to meet deadline demands
Strong attention to detail

Experience working with databases
Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
Ability to work occasionally evenings and weekends
Candidates must have a valid Canadian driver’s license and access to a car

Please email cover letter and resume by Monday February 20, 2017 to Ariel Karabelnicoff, Executive Director Manitoba& Saskatchewan Region at ariel.karabelnicoff@jnf.ca