Coordinator

  • Location

    Philadelphia, PA

  • Category

The Philadelphia Holocaust Remembrance Foundation’s (PHRF) mission is to ensure that people never forget the Holocaust in order to help create a world of universal tolerance and enlightenment.

PHRF recently led the redesign, expansion and revitalization of the Horwitz-Wasserman Holocaust Memorial Plaza located on Philadelphia’s Benjamin Franklin Parkway (at 16th Street), home to the first public memorial to the Holocaust in North America.

 

PHRF will maintain the Plaza in perpetuity and provide ongoing opportunities for learning and engagement. These include collaborating with internationally renowned experts to provide pioneering educational programming designed to connect the Plaza’s visitors with the firsthand, personal memories of Holocaust survivors through the use of a mobile app.    

PHRF will pursue three inter-related goals over the next three years:

  1. The Plaza will be a welcoming, well-maintained place that serves as a unique, living classroom for education and reflection about the Holocaust.
  2. The Plaza will be a well-known, iconic destination for regional residents and out-of-town visitors.
  3. PHRF will have the human and financial resources needed to advance its mission.

 

Compensation: Salary will be in the range of $50,000 to $55,000, with benefits aligned with nonprofit industry standards.

 

Background of ideal candidate:

The position is ideal for an experienced and intellectually curious individual that understands the nuance of and enjoys large-scale project management. S/he has the capacity to manage competing priorities in a very fast-paced environment. S/he is energized by complex questions and being part of a multi-disciplinary, diverse team, excellent at 360 communication, and capable of both strategic thinking and implementing a high volume of tactical tasks.  Background and expertise in Holocaust education is not essential provided the candidate is committed to learning the substance of the issues.

 

This position provides excellent opportunities to gain leadership skills and learn the ins and outs of operating a nonprofit organization by closely supporting the Executive Director.

 

Professional characteristics:

  1. Requires at least three (3) years of experience in large-scale project coordination and management.
  2. Experience in fundraising, with a primary focus on grant writing is necessary. Some knowledge relating to major donor cultivation and capital campaigns is a plus.
  3. Most possess superior writing and communications skills, including customer service skills.
  4. Must have excellent research, analytical and organizational skills.
  5. Ability to translate abstract concepts into cogent written products is necessary.
  6. Must have facility and comfort with quantitative data and financial information, including using complex formulas in Microsoft Excel and advanced formatting tools in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. WordPress web editing experience preferred.
  7. Comfortable taking initiative and working independently as well as collaboratively.
  8. Appreciation for issues related to the Holocaust and its contemporary lessons is necessary. Ability to quickly learn about the issues is a must, if not currently knowledgeable.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Draft communications in many different styles and voices, including marketing collaterals, external reports, donor communications, etc.
  2. Draft grant proposals and grant reports.
  3. Track and analyze donor and operational data.
  4. Assist with developing, formatting, and dashboarding internal budget documents.
  5. Conduct basic research on funders and donors.
  6. Implement project management processes, including work plans, tracking work activities, and proactively report to the Executive Director.
  7. Collaborate on program design and implementation.
  8. Handle all administrative tasks related to processing donations.
  9. Serve as a contact for general inquiries about PHRF and its programs.
  10. Provide additional administrative and clerical support as necessary, including scheduling and meeting preparations.

 

Reporting: Reports to the Executive Director.

 

Notes:

  1. PHRF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and practices inclusion.
  2. This profile is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the Coordinator. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of the Coordinator.

About Us

The Philadelphia Holocaust Remembrance Foundation’s (PHRF) mission is to ensure that people never forget the Holocaust in order to help create a world of universal tolerance and enlightenment.

PHRF recently led the redesign, expansion and revitalization of the Horwitz-Wasserman Holocaust Memorial Plaza located on Philadelphia’s Benjamin Franklin Parkway (at 16th Street), home to the first public memorial to the Holocaust in North America.

Learn more about PHRF at: www.philaholocaustmemorial.org

Apply for this job

Interviews will be arranged as soon as a group of qualified candidates is assembled. Please submit by February 28th a resume and a one-page cover letter explaining why you are well suited for this position and how it fits into your career goals to: jobs@philaholocaustmemorial.org Confirmation of receipt of your application will be sent by return email. No phone calls, please. All candidates will be notified of the final decision via email.

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