Executive Assistant to the Executive Director

Full Time
Posted 3 weeks ago

Executive Assistant to the Executive Director


Aish is a global organization that inspires millions of people to live more thoughtful, spiritual, and impactful lives by embracing and taking pride in their Jewish heritage and timeless Jewish wisdom. Aish connects with people from all backgrounds through its innovative digital content and impactful in-person programming. Aish provides immersive in person experiences for many thousands of people annually at the Dan Family Aish World Center, as well as the educational academies in Jerusalem.



As a pivotal member of the Development Team collaborating closely with the Executive Director, the Executive Assistant will contribute to fundraising efforts of the development team, by assisting the ED and others in becoming more effective and efficient with their time and energy



  • Manage the Executive Director’s calendars, both internal and external, arranging meetings, handling travel coordination, and updating schedules.   Within the first three months this entails:, 
  1. an average of 4-6 in person weekly meetings between  the ED and the donors / prospects.
  2. Facilitating  monthly travel plans for the ED to cities with a high concentration of donors / prospects.
  3. Coordinating meetings with cross-functional colleagues in data, marketing, finance, IT and operations.
  • Securing and confirming meetings through various communication channels (phone, email and written correspondence)
  • Prepare the ED for meetings, debrief and document insights for follow up,
  • Work with the ED and others to implement monthly Moves Management touches and assist in collecting and distributing monthly “nachas notes.”
  • Securing dedicated time slots in ED’s schedule and curating a donors list for biweekly donor calling sessions.
  • Managing all data entry into Salesforce, overseeing Monday.com board items for the ED and others
  • Serving as scribe and assistant in key meetings and overseeing general office needs
  • Other administrative tasks as deemed necessary



  • Proactive and driven individual who views obstacles as opportunities for growth 
  • Persistence in setting appointments and diligent in follow up skills.
  • Professionalism and punctuality in all interactions including with donors and prospects.
  • Proficient at multitasking with the ability to manage multiple projects within a fast paced environment.
  • Dedication to complete donor satisfaction.
  • Appreciation for confidentiality in all aspects of client, staff and agency information.
  • Willingness to learn Salesforce, Monday.com and other platforms
  • Eloquent written communication skills
  • T.z. or valid work visa

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