Teach NJ, a project of the Orthodox Union’s Teach Coalition, advocates for government policies and funding to benefit Jewish day schools, yeshivot and nonpublic schools.
Teach Coalition was founded in 2013 to solve the tuition crisis in nonpublic schools. With a deep network of grassroots activists, community leaders and lawmakers across the country, Teach Coalition is the leading single-issue advocacy network invested in the quality, safety, and accessibility of nonpublic schools. Teach Coalition currently operates in several states around the country, including New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, California, and Maryland.
In addition to providing day-to-day administrative support to the Executive Director, The Administrative Specialist works to improve internal work-flow processes. The Administrative Specialist will also play a key role in our Get Out The Vote efforts by managing voter data, and working with volunteers and outside organizations on campaign efforts.
The Administrative Specialist must be detail oriented and project a professional image through in-person, phone, and electronic interaction. The E.A. must also have a strong work ethic and organizational skills. This position will be based out of our Teaneck, NJ office.
- Prepare correspondences, invoices, reports, memos, letters, presentations and other documents
- Maintain email lists, including proper segmenting
- Prepare and maintain Executive expense reports
- Setup and coordinate meetings and conferences
- Build and maintain contact list and role of relevant personnel at governmental agencies, Jewish day school, school districts, scholarship funding organizations.
- Create tracking systems for school funding
- Communicate election messaging and provide support to schools and synagogues on voting efforts
- Manage voter registration and turnout data
- Coordinate and support volunteer GOTV efforts
- Attend meetings as needed and create, transcribe, and distribute meeting agendas and minutes
- Perform general office duties, such as obtaining supplies, maintaining records management database systems, and performing basic bookkeeping work
- Other administrative duties as required
What You’ll Bring to Teach NJ:
- Be well-organized, detail-oriented, dependable and able to handle multiple tasks
- Ability to meet deadlines
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and database software
- Ability to track and report data in a timely, consistent, and accurate manner
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team
- Ability to problem solve, create systems for organization and improved processes