Careers at The J

Thank you for your interest in working at The J. We are an equal opportunity organization and believe a diverse staff helps us better serve our clients.

Please fill out and submit our employment application. If an opportunity isn’t currently available, we’ll keep you in mind for future positions.

Open positions:

Senior Development Associate – NowGen Phoenix

Essential Functions / Responsibilities / Duties
The Senior Development Associate will be responsible for the development and engagement of the young adult Jewish community in Phoenix. The Jewish Federation of Greater Phoenix has developed an innovative model of engagement aimed at young adults between the ages of 21-45, and this position involves continuing to and strengthen the program. The Senior Development Associate is a key leadership professional who will take NowGen Phoenix to the next level.

Key Areas of Responsibility

NowGen (young adults ages 21-45)

  • Direct the overall NowGen Phoenix operational and strategic plan (inclusive of outreach, engagement, and leadership development) with the goal of connecting NowGen constituents to the Jewish community and each other.
  • Manage budgets for fundraising revenue and expenses.
  • Supervise NowGen Board development and related board tasks.
  • Represent NowGen at local events and national conferences, conduct presentations to the broader community, and hold one on one meetings to share the NowGen PHOENIX strategy, develop key communal relationships, and make the case for change and increased funding.
  • Support and/or oversee marketing efforts for NowGen including social media, digital marketing, development of collateral materials, writing press releases, etc. in partnership with the Marketing department.
  • Track attendance and engagement at events.
  • Manage event logistics in partnership with lay leaders, ensuring strong communication/planning prior to event and visible branding and smooth execution at events.
  • Create new programs and services as needed to address the growing needs of the young adult community as well as support existing programs.
  • Develop and support relationships with potential donors and funders of NowGen PHOENIX initiatives and the Jewish Federation’s Campaign.

Development Team
Work collaboratively with other departments of the Federation in support of the Federation’s overarching mission, including outreach, engagement, and fundraising.

Education / Experience / Skills

  • Strong organization and time management skills, including the ability to multitask, prioritize workload, and maintain a high level of accuracy with attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative, work independently as well as in team environment, and be detail-oriented.
  • Strong interpersonal relationship skills including the ability to meet, greet, and educate people with confidence and poise.
  • Experience working with operational and strategic plans, goal setting and hitting milestones.
  • Knowledge of Jewish community.
  • Fundraising experience a plus.
  • Ability to engage young adults to join and participate in NowGen Phoenix events and encourage their involvement in leadership roles. Prior successes working in the NowGen/young adult sphere a plus.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite programs.
  • Must possess strong written and oral communications skills.
  • Diplomacy, drive, along with a sense of humor.
  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred. Areas of discipline: Jewish communal professional, marketing, event planning, and management, or related fields.
  • Minimum of three-four years of experience in leadership roles at Jewish communal institutions (or equivalent experience in a different sector).

Working Conditions / Location
Scottsdale, Arizona

Schedule
As needed and required by the position

Status
Exempt

Physical Requirements / Demands
Standing, walking, repetitive motions, bending, stretching.

Safety
Must practice safety at all times.

To apply for this position, please fill out and submit this form.

First Impressions Administrative Assistant

Essential Functions / Responsibilities / Duties
Represent and support our administrative offices with various administrative duties. Initial point of contact with professional first impression greeting while directing individuals to appropriate department within the administrative offices. Sustain a high level of professionalism representing the organizations. Self-motivated and drive to work independently and effectively during periods of high client activity and maintain a welcoming attitude at all times.

Required Skills / Abilities / Characteristics
Superior customer service to include positive and friendly attitude. Attention to detail within any task given. Excellent communication skills. Type correspondence such as letters or emails with accuracy. Proficient computer and office equipment skills. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite programs (Word, Excel, Outlook, and Power Point & Publisher). Ability to multi-task. Must be flexible with schedule and willing to work hard in a fast paced environment.

Education / Experience
Minimum High School Diploma required, College degree preferred. 3-5 minimum years of office experience.

To apply for this position, please fill out and submit this form.

Kids Club Team Member

Direct Report
Kids Club Supervisor

Summary of Essential Job Functions
Kids Club Team Member is responsible for supervising children ages 6 weeks to 12 years old. Must have a flexible schedule and be able to work weekends.

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Greet members and maintain a friendly and professional demeanor at all times
  • Maintain the cleanliness of toys and kids club area following each shift
  • Able to work well with groups of kids / infants in a safe and responsible manner
  • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations

Other Requirements
Must pass background check, get fingerprint clearance card, and submit TB test results.

To apply for this position, please fill out and submit this form.

Certified Fascial Stretch Therapists

Fascial Stretch Therapists must be certified and specialize in using the techniques to help with mobility and stretching needs of clients.

Summary of Essential Job Functions

  • Attract and retain members by consistently providing excellent customer service and session experiences
  • Participate with the Fitness Department at the JCC toward member retention and monthly revenue goals
  • Provide clients with comprehensive program designs to help members achieve results, ensure they are satisfied with their program, and remain motivated to attain their personal fitness goals
  • Assist with integrating new members into the JCC which includes conducting demo sessions to assess and recommend stretching programs, and demonstrate care through timely follow-up communication
  • Maintain a clean studio space which includes returning the area to a condition of cleanliness and respect employees and members that share the space

Knowledge/Skills Required

  • Must have current Fascial Stretch Therapy™ certification
  • Ability to promote/sell FST training packages
  • Ability to adhere to flexible schedule and work independently
  • Obtain CPR certification within 30 days of hire
  • Must be able to successfully pass a background check

To apply for this position, please fill out and submit this form.

Pilates Instructors

Pilates Instructors must be an experienced Pilates teacher with knowledge of current techniques to ensure safety and quality of experience to members. Candidate must be experienced and willing to teach Group Reformer classes as well as perform private sessions.

Summary of Essential Job Functions

  • Attract and retain members by consistently providing excellent customer service and classroom experiences
  • Participate with the Pilates Studio at the J toward member retention and monthly revenue goals
  • Provide clients with comprehensive program designs to help members achieve results, ensure they are satisfied with their workout program, and remain motivated to attain their personal fitness goals
  • Assist with integrating new members into the JCC which includes conducting demo sessions to assess and recommend Pilates Reformer training programs, and demonstrate care through timely follow-up communication
  • Maintain a clean studio space which includes returning the area to a condition of cleanliness and respect teachers and members that share the space

Knowledge/Skills Required

  • Must have current Pilates training and certification
  • Must have at least two years’ experience teaching with the reformer
  • Ability to promote/sell Pilates training packages
  • Ability to adhere to flexible schedule and work independently
  • Obtain CPR certification within 30 days of hire
  • Must be able to successfully pass a background check

To apply for this position, please fill out and submit this form.

Fitness Floor Staff Attendant

Direct Report
Fitness Manager

Essential Functions / Responsibilities / Duties
Fitness Floor Staff Attendant is responsible for member service, fitness floor standard operation and monitoring cleanliness in the Fitness Center.

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Greet members and guests and maintain a professional demeanor at all times
  • Oversee cleanliness of equipment and supplies of the fitness area
  • Assist guests in obtaining information & conduct equipment orientations
  • Ability to work independently, utilize initiative, be organized and meet deadlines
  • Ability to be able to react calmly and effectively in emergency situation

To apply for this position, please fill out and submit this form.