Website CSS - Community Security Service

We protect Jewish life and the Jewish way of life

Background
The Community Security Service (CSS) is the leading organization for training American
Jewish volunteers to protect their communities. At CSS, our mission is simple: Protect
Jewish Life and Jewish Way of Life. Through our tiered programs and training,
volunteers learn to identify threats and proactively safeguard their synagogues,
institutions, and events. We have trained over 8,000 volunteers across denominations
and regions in the United States on situational awareness and operational security.

Position
CSS seeks a highly intelligent, resourceful Office Manager with exceptional communication
skills and organizational ability. An ideal candidate will be able to quickly synthesize
information and present it with confidence to the principal; in the long-term, this candidate will
be managing multiple simultaneous projects toward big-picture goals.

An ideal candidate is an experienced, self-starter that has the ability to create order from
chaos, and a willingness to roll up their sleeves ready to directly solve challenging problems
where required. This position is a full-time opportunity.

Responsibilities
 Manage external communications, responding to emails and interfacing with vendors,
volunteers and donors as appropriate
 Organize and develop content creation for key documents including board decks and
donor communications
 In coordination with development team support donor acknowledgment process
 Prepare logistics, details and materials as needed for large events and meetings
 In collaboration with lead staff assist with list and database management
 Maintain an office inventory (marketing and promotional materials as well as specific
materials for special meetings and/or trainings)
 Mail support materials on an ongoing basis
 Help coordinate all travel arrangements, preparing itineraries, planning logistics and
reimbursement details for different events

 Liaise with gear store vendor and help troubleshooting and answering questions
related to gear store
 Support special projects and other duties as assigned

Qualifications
 2-6 years experience as an executive assistant, program coordinator, project
manager, or similar with a nonprofit organization.
 Strong time management skills and ability to set own schedule without falling
behind on tasks
 Proven experience in a fast paced work environment, adept at multitasking, and
efficiently reporting to multiple team members
 An ability to create order from chaos, and willingness to roll up sleeves to directly
solve challenging problems where required
 Detail-oriented, strong organizational skills and ability to multitask projects in a fast-
paced & changing environment both independently & collaboratively
 Strong analytical, oral, and written skills
 Must be able to maintain a high level of confidentiality

Other considerations
Must live in the United States, New York Metro Area and be eligible to work in the US.
This position is currently work from home, and should be available for occasional
evenings and weekends. Travel is expected to be approximately 20%.
Please submit resume and cover letter to careers@thecss.org, with Office Manager in
the subject of the email. Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with
experience.

To apply for this job please visit thecss.org.