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The Tikvah Fund is a leading Jewish think tank and educational institution committed to supporting the intellectual, religious, and political leaders of the Jewish people and the Jewish State. Tikvah runs and invests in a wide range of initiatives in Israel, the United States, and around the world, including educational programs, publications, and fellowships.

We are currently seeking candidates for the following positions:

 

Junior Marketing Associate

We are seeking a Junior Marketing Associate to work with our Director of Marketing and Digital Strategy to develop and implement creative and original marketing campaigns for the full range of Tikvah’s initiatives, from our educational programs and publications to our growing library of online courses, podcasts, and other digital products. Your mandate will be to assist the Director of Marketing in creating, optimizing, and delivering paid media advertising campaigns as well as providing assistance and support in the execution of marketing strategies.

What We Need:

  • 1+ year(s) of experience working with Google Ads, Google Analytics, Facebook Insights, Twitter Analytics, and one or more popular email marketing platforms
  • Experience directly managing paid media
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong copy writing skills
  • Strong analytical and reporting skills
  • Intermediate Excel skills
  • Knowledge of SEO best practices
  • Google Ads and/or Google Analytics Certification a plus
  • Solid understanding of HTML, CSS, and web standards a plus

A Glimpse into Your Day-to-Day:

    • Build an audience of interested users by creating and implementing effective desktop and mobile campaigns across a number of paid media platforms, including Google Ads, Facebook, and others
    • Manage Google Ads Search and Display campaigns, including audience targeting, keyword research and selection, ad group structuring, ad copy writing, and landing page testing and optimization
    • Manage Facebook Ads, including audience targeting, copy writing, and asset production
    • Create and manage email marketing flows
    • Track daily, weekly, and monthly KPIs to identify opportunities for improvement. Report KPIs to management on a weekly and monthly basis

Compensation:

Salary commensurate with experience. Generous benefits package, including health insurance, 401K plan, paid vacation, paid time off for Jewish and national holidays, and short Fridays

To Apply:

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume to hr@tikvahfund.org, with the subject line “Junior Marketing Associate.”


 

Director of Marketing & Strategy

We are seeking a Director of Marketing and Strategy to develop and implement creative and original marketing campaigns for the full range of Tikvah’s initiatives, from our educational programs and publications to our growing library of online courses, podcasts, and other digital products. Your mandate will be to create, optimize, and deliver paid media advertising campaigns as well as oversee the execution of marketing strategy.

If you are a strategic thinker with a passion for marketing and a drive to see projects through to success, then this is the job for you.

What We Need:

  • 3+ years of experience working with Google Ads, Google Analytics, Facebook Insights, Twitter Analytics, and one or more popular email marketing platforms
  • 3+ years of relevant experience directly managing paid media
  • Excellent written and verbal communication ability
  • Strong copy writing skills
  • Strong analytical and reporting skills
  • Intermediate to advanced Excel skills
  • SEO skills: on-page, off-page, and technical SEO
  • Solid understanding of HTML, CSS, and web standards and their potential impact on PPC
  • Google Ads and/or Google Analytics Certification a plus
  • Experience and proven success working with nonprofit and ideas-oriented clients a plus

A Glimpse into Your Day-to-Day:

  • Build an audience of interested users by creating and implementing effective desktop and mobile campaigns across a number of paid media platforms, including Google Ads, Facebook, and others
  • Manage budgets & adjust campaigns to optimize ROI and CLV
  • Manage Google Ads Search and Display campaigns, including audience targeting, keyword research and selection, ad group structuring, ad copy writing, and landing page testing and optimization
  • Manage Facebook Ads, including audience targeting, copy writing, and asset production
  • Create and manage email marketing flows
  • Track daily, weekly, and monthly KPIs to identify opportunities for improvement. Report KPIs to management on a weekly and monthly basis
  • Keep pace and report on SEM and PPC industry trends and developments
  • Gather competitive intelligence, including research on competitors

Compensation:

Salary commensurate with experience. Generous benefits package, including health insurance, 401K plan, paid vacation, paid time off for Jewish and national holidays, and short Fridays

To Apply:

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit a cover letter, resume, and portfolio to hr@tikvahfund.org, with the subject line “Director of Marketing and Strategy.”


 

Assistant Controller/Controller

The Assistant Controller/Controller will manage all day to day functions of the finance department, supervising finance department staff and reporting directly to and working closely with the Chief Financial Officer.

General Areas of Oversight:

Disbursements

Supervise the bill payment process, ensuring that disbursements are accurate, have the required approval and support documentation, and are assigned to the proper general ledger account numbers. Work with finance staff and department heads to ensure that all available discounts on supplier invoices are taken and be proactive in seeking additional ways to get more favorable rates and discounts. Follow up on old uncleared checks. Handle annual 1099 preparation.

Oversee credit card accounts, ensuring proper use of company credit cards, timely submission of credit card reports and supporting documentation by cardholders, and accurate entry of credit card charges into the accounting system, with charges assigned to the proper general ledger account numbers.

Receipts

Oversee quarterly billing to magazine advertisers and ensure that receivables are collected promptly. Follow up with customers on unpaid invoices. Oversee accurate entry of payments on invoices. Oversee entry of donations into accounting system in collaboration with development team.

Other responsibilities and projects

Perform bank and credit card account reconciliations. Assist CFO in various other areas including preparation of monthly financial reports, financial analysis, budgets, and annual audit preparation. Perform monthly reconciliation of intercompany accounts. Handle finance-related administrative work, including compliance with government requirements. Assist in human resources tasks. Make recommendations on ways to increase process efficiencies and improve overall internal control and IT security.

Qualifications:

  • BA/BS, preferably in finance, accounting, or business administration; 3 to 5 years of prior experience
  • Excellent computer skills and proficiency in Excel required; familiarity with Word and Outlook preferred
  • Knowledge of QuickBooks and Salesforce a plus, but will train the right candidate
  • Excellent organizational skills and extremely detail-oriented
  • A team player with a great attitude and an excellent work ethic; operating with a sense of urgency and a drive to excel
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize efficiently and effectively
  • A high degree of integrity; dealing with sensitive information with discretion

Compensation:

Salary commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits package, including health insurance, 401K plan, paid vacation, paid time off for Jewish and national holidays, and short Fridays

To Apply:

Qualified applicants should send a cover letter and resume to hr@tikvahfund.org with “Finance Controller” as the subject line.


 

Finance Assistant

The Tikvah Fund has a full-time job opening for an organized, detail-oriented finance assistant to join the finance department in our Manhattan office. This position offers an excellent opportunity to be part of a unique international organization involved in Jewish ideas and public policy.

The Finance Assistant will record incoming payments, assist with accounts payable, and work with expense reports and credit card reports. The Finance Assistant will prepare additional reports and analyses, maintain an accounting filing system, assist with human resource functions, and assist with administrative support tasks as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • BA/BS, preferably in finance, accounting, or business administration; 1 to 2 years of prior experience
  • Excellent computer skills and proficiency in Excel required; familiarity with Word and Outlook preferred
  • Knowledge of QuickBooks and Salesforce a plus, but will train the right candidate
  • Excellent organizational skills and extremely detail-oriented
  • A team player with a great attitude and an excellent work ethic; operating with a sense of urgency and a drive to excel
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize efficiently and effectively
  • A high degree of integrity; dealing with sensitive information with discretion

Compensation:

Salary commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits package, including health insurance, 401K plan, paid vacation, paid time off for Jewish and national holidays, and short Fridays

To Apply:

Qualified applicants should send a cover letter and resume to hr@tikvahfund.org with “Finance Assistant” as the subject line.


 

Development Associate

The Tikvah Fund is seeking a full-time Development Associate to assist the Senior Development Officer in designing and implementing a development strategy as Tikvah expands its work in education and publishing in the United States.

Ideal candidates should have excellent oral and written communication abilities, an entrepreneurial spirit, and strong organizational skills.

This position is geared toward individuals with 1 to 3 years of experience in fundraising, sales, or client service. We will also consider outstanding recent college graduates. This position will offer substantial opportunities for training and professional growth.

This is a New York-based position.

Here’s a Quick Look at the Day-to-Day:

  • Direct outreach to potential donors via phone and personal communications
  • Building relationships with new and existing donors and prospects
  • Managing and maintaining data related to donors, fundraising goals, and outreach campaigns
  • Event management, working in coordination with other Tikvah staff members

What We’re Looking For:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Organized self-starter
  • High attention to detail

Compensation:

Competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience

When you join Tikvah:

  • Energetic culture of ideas
  • Fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • 401k, health insurance
  • Paid time off for all major Jewish and American holidays, plus general vacation policy

To Apply:

Please send resume to hr@tikvahfund.org.


 

Head of Operations and Administration, Development Department

The Tikvah Fund is seeking a highly motivated and competent person to head the operations and administration of our growing development department at our New York office. This person will report to Tikvah’s Executive Vice President.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Planning and executing high quality events (principally for Tikvah Society members)
  • Ensuring a smooth and seamless administrative process in processing, acknowledging, and tracking donations
  • Implementing a systematic and effective communications strategy with donors ranging from general newsletters and programmatic updates for lower level donors to bespoke proposals and program reports
  • Fully utilizing our database to identify likely donor prospects and interest areas and ensure ongoing relevant touchpoints with existing donors
  • Researching more broadly for prospects who fund other similar interest areas
  • Compiling and actively managing the development calendar
  • Liaising directly with donors on a range of technical issues relating to events, conferences, and Tikvah Society membership
  • Compiling and actively managing a development calendar

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Familiarity with Jewish communal life and its institutions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in office productivity software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate well with staff, donors, and the general public
  • Self-motivated and detail oriented
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative, as well as collaborate as part of a team
  • Ability to manage multiple concurrent tasks, prioritize, and meet tight deadlines
  • Experience with Salesforce preferred

Compensation:

  • Competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience
  • Flexible work hours including early leave on Fridays
  • 401k, health insurance
  • Paid time off for all major Jewish and American holidays, plus general vacation policy

To Apply:

Please send cover letter and resume to hr@tikvahfund.org.