Employment

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Full-Time Positions

Bookkeeper

Start Date: Immediate

The Andrew Goodman Foundation (The AGF) seeks a self-motivated, reliable, and detail-oriented Bookkeeper. This full-time position plays a central role in ensuring the efficient financial operations of our New Jersey office. The Bookkeeper is responsible for processing and recording all financial transactions for The AGF. Candidate must have full-charge bookkeeping experience and accounting knowledge. This role will report directly to our Chief Financial Officer. The ideal candidate will be proficient in QuickBooks and Excel and have non-profit experience.

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Keep QuickBooks financial records current:
    • Process vendor invoices and checks
    • Record donor receipts
    • Initiate and record cash transfers
    • Make general ledger entries
  • Reconcile bank, credit card and merchant accounts; follow-up on outstanding transactions
  • Make local bank deposits
  • Manage mail: PO Box pickup and renewal; Pitney Bowes postage meter contract
  • Maintain petty cash
  • Coordinate annual audit and tax filings with external accountant
  • Maintain W-9 forms and prepare annual 1099 list for the external accountant
  • Review and process staff expense reimbursements
  • Generate financial and management reports as needed for staff and key management personnel
  • Assist CFO with monthly closings, annual audit, budgeting, fixed assets and depreciation schedules
  • Assist with budgeting and tracking program expenses
  • Assist with new employee orientation and training on financial policies and procedures
  • Assist staff with preparing purchase requisitions, expense reports and researching vendor issues
  • Renew insurance policies
  • Maintain an organized filing system; scan all financial documents
  • Prepare correspondence, as required

Requirements & Qualifications:

  • 2-4 years experience in an administrative office/accounting environment
  • Ability to get work done in a timely and accurate fashion with little supervision
  • Confidentiality is an absolute requirement of the position
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required with the ability to establish and maintain good rapport with all AGF staff, senior executives, and all external contacts
  • Excellent organizational and multitasking skills as well as the ability to prioritize effectively
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Experience using QuickBooks system
  • Professional appearance and behavior

About this position:

The Andrew Goodman Foundation is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We welcome people of all cultures, backgrounds, and experiences into our team. We encourage people of color, women, members of the LGBTQ community, as well as people with disabilities to apply!

How to apply:
Due to volume, we are unable to accept direct inquiries about the position. Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and three references to anna.schwarz@andrewgoodman.org. References will not be contacted unless the candidate is seriously being considered for the position and gives us permission to do so.

Digital Marketing Specialist

Start Date: Immediate

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

The Andrew Goodman Foundation is seeking a self-motivated and detail-oriented Digital Marketing Specialist to join its Communications and Development team. This full-time position will play an integral role in the growth and management of The AGF’s digital marketing initiatives, the Campus Voter Information Portal (CVIP), Campus Texting Program (CTP), and our expansion into the digital space. In addition, the Digital Marketing Specialist will be responsible for managing and upgrading our digital marketing systems, contact database, other technological tools, and offer support to the AGF staff.

The Digital Marketing Specialist will report directly to the Communications Director, and work closely with the Executive Director as well as the Communications and Development staff. The ideal candidate is passionate about civil rights and social justice and should also be a good team player and excited to work in a fast-paced and young organization.

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the creation and implementation of AGF’s Communications Plan to enhance our brand
  • Develop and implement digital marketing and media strategies to increase audience reach and engagement
  • Manage the organization’s digital assets, including the AGF website and social media platforms, to ensure brand consistency
  • Monitor social media and web analytics, and make changes for improved performance
  • Write, edit, and publish copy for all communications channels including but not limited to emails, social media, website, event pages, invitations, press releases, stories, blogs
  • Manage and grow the CVIP and CTP
  • Manage our donor database and improve existing systems
  • Be the go-to person for all things digital
  • Help with additional special projects as needed

Requirements & Qualifications:

We are seeking a candidate who has excellent interpersonal skills, is results-oriented, and has strong writing skills. The candidate should have:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Two to five years of experience in digital marketing and/or nonprofit communications
  • Knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, LinkedIn, Hootsuite, Salsa Engage, Salsa CRM, Salesforce, WealthEngine, Simple Texting, Adobe Creative Suite a plus
  • Passion for technology
  • The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication and people skills, is detail-oriented, and self-motivated
  • Willing to work collaboratively and be a team player

About this position:

The Andrew Goodman Foundation is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We welcome people of all cultures, backgrounds, and experiences into our team. We encourage people of color, women, members of the LGBTQ community, as well as people with disabilities to apply! 

How to apply:

Due to volume, we are unable to accept direct inquiries about the position. Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and three references to justyna.krygowska@andrewgoodman.org. References will not be contacted unless the candidate is seriously being considered for the position and gives us permission to do so.

Program & Office Assistant

Start Date: Immediate

Salary Range: $35,000-$40,000

The Andrew Goodman Foundation’s (AGF) mission is to make young voices and votes a powerful force in our democracy. To advance this mission, the AGF Program and Office Assistant will provide administrative and project-based support to the Vote Everywhere program, a national, non-partisan, civic engagement movement of student leaders and university partners and the Puffin Democracy Fellows program, as well as maintain the Office. The Program and Office Assistant will work closely with AGF staff, students and higher education professionals involved with the program, and vendors.  The Office and Program Assistant will report to the Executive Director. This is a non-exempt, at-will position.

Key Job Responsibilities:

The Program and Office Assistant provides broad-based administrative support to the Vote Everywhere team including, but not limited to:

  • Providing administrative support to Vote Everywhere and Puffin Democracy Fellow programs including, but not limited to overseeing completion of student recruitment paperwork, tracking of MOUs, upkeeping of program filing systems, and executing program/SWAG mailings.
  • Providing financial support to the Vote Everywhere and Puffin Democracy Fellow programs, including, but not limited to management of stipend payments, tracking of project budgets, and the processing of purchase orders and reimbursements.
  • Fielding program related financial and administrative queries, liaising with vendors, and greeting guests.
  • Assisting with scheduling and planning of program calendars, meetings, site visits, conferences, and other events.
  • Drafting correspondence and summaries as needed to support communications and grant reporting.
  • Supporting special projects as needed (e.g. internet-based research)

 Office/General Administration

  • Provide critical office support to the organization, including, but limited to ordering supplies, managing office physical maintenance, assisting with bulk mailings, and stocking kitchen.
  • Support Human Resource function of the organization, including, but not limited to preparing space for new employees and maintaining sufficient supply of Employee Handbook and Safety Manual.
  • Greet and orient guests, set up conference calls, and order catering.
  • Other general office tasks as required.

 

Requirements and Qualifications:

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

Skills and personal traits:

  • A passion for civic engagement, civil rights, and social justice
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a professional demeanor
  • Must demonstrate proficiency in Microsoft Office and Excel
  • Detail oriented, strong organizational, and multi-tasking skills
  • Strong writing skills a plus
  • Hard working, willing to learn, and eager to play a support role to a growing organization.
  • Demonstrate a high degree of initiative; ability to perform routine job duties with minimal supervision 

Other Requirements:

  • Pass a criminal background check and drug screening test
  • Daily access to a computer, smartphone or tablet
  • Extremely reliable and available on evenings and weekends for occasional events and conferences

About this position:

The Andrew Goodman Foundation is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We welcome people of all cultures, backgrounds, and experiences into our team. We encourage people of color, women, members of the LGBTQ community, as well as people with disabilities to apply! 

How to apply:

Due to volume, we are unable to accept direct inquiries about the position. Please e-mail a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and three references to Karena.Cronin@andrewgoodman.org. References will not be contacted unless the candidate is seriously being considered for the position and gives us permission to do so.