Membership and Development Coordinator Position
Beth Tzedec
Nov 7th 2016

Full-Time Position

Beth Tzedec Congregation is seeking a dedicated and experienced individual to oversee and manage the membership activities of the Congregation and coordinate the Congregation’s development and engagement activities. 

A key member of the administrative team, the individual is responsible to:

  • Meet with prospective members and processing new member requests;
  • Respond to inquiries and requests from members by telephone, email and in person;
  • Provide excellent customer service;
  • Work with members with sensitive personal issues to evaluate each situation and gather information to determine their fair membership contribution level;
  • Work with the Membership Committee to review and manage processes related to membership;
  • Attend and take minutes at regular Membership Committee meetings and reporting to the Committee on membership records and statistics;
  • Provide input to the Membership Committee regarding strategies for membership retention and recruitment;
  • Provide direct support to the Membership Committee and provide information for membership outreach;
  • Correspond with members on all membership related matters;
  • Ensure that all membership records are up-to-date and maintain detailed records on all member communications;
  • Work with the finance department on matters related to billing and collections;
  • Develop and maintain files and database records on all fundraising activities, including researching potential members and donors and generating reports;
  • Coordinate membership billing;
  • Coordinate all non-ritual High Holy Day related matters;
  • Develop and maintain relationships with members, volunteers, contributors, sponsors and event patrons;
  • Assist with the planning, coordination and execution of fundraising events as required; and
  • Provide support to Executive Director.


  • College or university graduate;
  • Experience in a communal service or customer service role;
  • Two to three years’ experience in a fundraising role or a related field, or equivalent combination of education and direct experience;
  • Excellent listening and written and oral communication skills;
  • Sensitivity and compassion to personal member issues;
  • Extremely well organized and detail-oriented;
  • Adaptable, flexible and resourceful;
  • Ability to work within a team environment and under pressure; and
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office: word processing, spreadsheet and database applications.

To Apply
Please submit a CV and cover letter including salary expectations in confidence to Randy E. Spiegel, Executive Director, Beth Tzedec Congregation.

We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.