About the Orthodox Union  

Founded in 1898, the Orthodox Union, (OU), serves as the voice of American Orthodox Jewry, with over 400 congregations in its synagogue network. As the umbrella organization for American Orthodox Jewry, the OU is at the forefront of advocacy work on both state and federal levels, outreach to Jewish teens and young professionals through NCSY and Birthright Israel/Israel Free Spirit trip organizer, and 

Yachad, the National Jewish Council for Disabilities, among many other divisions and programs. 


Position Summary 

The Executive Administrator provides high-level administrative support for the Director of Donor Services and Donor Services staff as needed to ensure efficiency and maximize productivity. In addition to providing day-to-day administrative support to the Director of Donor Services, The E.A. works to improve internal work-flow processes under the direction of the Office of Public Affairs. The Executive Administrator must be careful and detail oriented and project a professional company image through in-person, phone, and electronic interaction. The E.A. must also have a strong work ethic and organizational skills as well as uses discretion when handling sensitive information. 


Essential Functions 

  • Prepare correspondences, reports, memos, letters, materials for publications and presentations and other documents, using word processing, spreadsheet, database, or presentation software. 
  • Maintain executive and organization wide fundraising calendar. 
  • Prepare and maintain Executive expense reports. 
  • Setup and coordinate meetings and conferences. 
  • Conduct research, compile data, and prepare papers for consideration and presentation by executives and committees. 
  • Execute reports in fundraising database and provide basic data analysis, synthesize multiple spreadsheets into 1 report,  
  • Attend meetings 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 


Jon Qualifications 

  • 3-5 years of previous work experience as an Administrative Assistant. 
  • College degree or equivalent, preferred. 
  • Strong knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Office. 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills 

Ability to problem solve, create systems for organization and improved processes


Salary Range- $40,000-$50,000