Gather, Inc.’s Project Coordinator will be instrumental in supporting the launch and growth of its national relational platform. Gather Inc.’s Project Coordinator will keep the wheels turning and help drive quality and consistency in our national work. This person forwards our relational mission as the first face of our work and supports the small beats of connection.
This is an entry-level position. We are looking for a hyper-organized, enthusiastic individual who is excited to join an innovative grassroots Jewish nonprofit organization. This position comes with a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.
TITLE: Project Coordinator
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Rolling—if this ad is up, we are still accepting applications!
LOCATION: Remote possible, with preference for Washington, DC
*Salary range based on Washington, DC; flexible pending location.
Frequently cited statistics show that historical biases in hiring lead to less applications from women and underrepresented groups unless they have 100% of the qualifications. GatherDC is committed to removing bias in hiring; as such, we encourage you to break that statistic and apply. No one ever meets 100% of the qualifications! We look forward to your application.
WHO WE ARE:
Growing from the success of hyperlocal GatherDC’s relational engagement methodology, Gather, Inc. is a new project that trains change agents in the Jewish community to bring a relationship-centered approach to every aspect of their work, prioritizing the quality of Jewish connections and experiences over attendance. Our lived commitment to this relational methodology enables our clients to become ongoing partners in helping people access and create meaningful Jewish life wherever they seek it.
WHO YOU ARE:
The Project Coordinator will be an integral member of Gather, Inc.’s national team—supporting, strengthening, and facilitating our relational model through seamless back-end support and front-facing coordination. Reporting to the Chief of Staff but working very closely with the CEO of Gather, Inc. and GatherDC’s Operations Director, you will be a key player in ensuring our day-to-day work functions efficiently to support organizations around the country in becoming more relational in helping people access and create a meaningful Jewish identity. This is a brand new role with a brand new project. We have a general idea of what your work will look like, but we are looking for the right person to help us build this project together!
WHAT YOU’LL DO:
Liaise directly with community partners 33%
- Prepare contracts and invoices for Gather, Inc. consulting and partnership work.
- Interface with external organizational partners and clients as the first face of Gather, Inc. and supporting them authentically and openly in their journey with us.
- Compile and publish Gather, Inc.’s monthly newsletter.
Support relational trainings and convenings 33%
- Prepare, collect, order, and print materials for training and meetings.
- Manage trainings and convenings’ registration process and logistical needs.
- Maintain timely and accurate data in Salesforce for meeting, trainings, and convenings registration and attendance information.
- Book meetings, travel, and expenses Form Assembly for Gather, Inc.
General administrative support 33%
- Screen incoming calls and emails and coordinate prompt responses with staff.
- Work closely with Operations Director to support general Inc. operations
- Ensure timely processing of Gather, Inc. payables.
- Maintain and update website as needed.
- Support Gather, Inc. team by spearheading systems hygiene (Salesforce, Asana, Slack).
- Resolve administrative workflow problems by identifying bottlenecks and communicating solutions.
- Assist with expense reimbursements for Gather, Inc.
- You have 2 to 3 years of full-time professional experience.
- You’re self-motivated, working equally well independently as well as part of a team.
- You’re comfortable working with senior management.
WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR:
- You’re detail-oriented. You are thorough, accurate, and organized, and things rarely fall through the cracks. You’re able to see all pieces of the puzzle, and are not afraid to ask follow-up questions to get to the root of a problem.
- You’re resourceful. You successfully leverage personal experience, research, and the tools and information available to do what needs to happen to get the job done, and are able to think outside the box to redefine what “possible” looks like.
- You’re an independent self-starter. You are able to ideate and take action with minimal direction, and are highly motivated by successfully achieving your objectives. You’re comfortable with sitting in discomfort while you work through problems, and you’re able to move past roadblocks or difficulties to find alternative solutions to reach your goals.
- You’re adaptable. You’re an eager learner and are comfortable sitting with ambiguity as you work through a problem—but are not afraid to ask for guidance when you get stuck. You don’t mind putting on different hats to help move the team and the work forward, and are able to adjust to changing circumstances with a positive attitude and willingness to dive in.
- You’re a strong communicator. You are comfortable using a broad range of communication styles and you choose appropriate, effective ways to communicate to different audiences in diverse situations. You are able to adapt your tone, conversational, and writing styles to suit the audience and medium at hand.
- You exercise sound judgment and are able to think critically. You can identify and process the individual elements of a task, issue, or challenge in order to develop the best possible solution or path forward. You consider the various different perspectives when solving problems.
- You’re excellent with time management. You can easily prioritize competing projects and priorities, and know what systems you need in place to effectively multitask and finish assigned projects by or before deadlines are due.
PLEASE APPLY IF:
- You are excited to get in on the ground floor of a new project and help build it as it grows.
- You enjoy change and creativity.
- You are an awesome human being.
BENEFITS & SALARY:
- We offer a competitive salary ranging from $50,000 - $55,000, commensurate with experience and location.
- We are fully set up for remote work to accommodate Covid-19 safety and concerns; when it’s safe to do so, we are excited to have you join us at the GatherDC townhouse in Dupont Circle if you’re local or set you up with a comfy workspace if you’re remote.
- We provide amazing benefits, including robust employer-sponsored healthcare options, generous discretionary and sick leave, retirement matching, an annual professional development stipend, and more.
WHAT TO EXPECT:
We know the job application process is never a walk in the park, but we try to make our hiring process as transparent and painless as possible. While we cannot have a conversation with every applicant, we commit to reaching out to every single person who crosses our screen to let them know where they stand in the process within a timely manner (this usually looks like one business week). We recognize the time and effort it takes to prepare and submit this application, and we appreciate your consideration of this role.
For everyone looking for a peek behind the curtain, here’s what our general process will look like:
- Role is live and accepting applications on a rolling basis
- Candidates with applicable experience will have a 15-minute phone call with Gather, Inc.’s internal screener
- Candidates who advance to the interview stage will have a 60-minute Zoom conversation with the Chief of Staff.
- Candidates who advance to the second stage will have a final 60-minute interview with Gather, Inc. CEO and Chief of Staff.
- Hiring Manager will be checking references.
- Offer will be extended!
You’ve made it to the bottom. Ready to apply!?!
Please submit your resume and cover letter at this link; we are unable to accept applications via email at this time. Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
We deeply value the diversity of insight, perspective, and experience brought by people from backgrounds typically underrepresented in Jewish organizations. This includes Black, Latinx, and Asian people, Black Jews, Jews of Color, Sephardi and Mizrachi Jews, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, gender non-conforming people, and people with disabilities. We also welcome applications from people of diverse religious, spiritual, and cultural backgrounds.