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Programs and Events Associate

companyYJP Foundation Inc
locationNew York, NY, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Join Our Mission to Catalyze Jewish Unity and Generosity

At our organization, we empower and inspire daily and are committed to catalyzing Jewish unity and generosity. Our vision is to secure a vibrant Jewish future by engaging influential individuals to invest their wisdom, resources, and mentorship into nurturing the next generation of passionate Jewish philanthropists.

Core Values That Drive Us

Our core values—Community, Integrity, Excellence, and Growth—uphold our efforts. We foster community spirit, pursue excellence in every initiative, and set a high standard in philanthropy. Joining us means embracing a lifestyle where growth and giving go hand in hand, influencing change and driving generosity through generations.

Company Overview

Join our mission to catalyze Jewish unity and generosity. We engage influential individuals to invest in nurturing the next generation of passionate Jewish philanthropists. Our core values of Community, Integrity, Excellence, and Growth drive us to foster a philanthropic environment where growth and giving go hand in hand.

The Role

We are looking for a proactive Programs Associate for our team. This hybrid position has core hours of Monday to Thursday 9 am to 6 pm (EST) and Friday 9 am to 1 pm, with the ability to work remotely at least two days a week and in our New York City office the remainder of the week. Attendance at in-person events is required, with flexible scheduling available for event days.

Key Responsibilities

Program Planning and Execution:

  • Collaborate with management to align with the development strategy.
  • Research, invite, and confirm qualified speakers.
  • Conduct pre-program preparatory meetings with speakers and moderators.
  • Execute program content, including topics, agenda, and speakers/moderators.
  • Identify and engage appropriate attendees.
  • Attend assigned programs to ensure smooth execution.



Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Minimum of 2-3 years in a nonprofit, membership-based organization, or the philanthropy sector.
  • Familiarity with the Jewish calendar and traditions, or willingness to learn.


  • Excellent organizational, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Meticulous detail-oriented, even when multitasking.
  • Strong research skills.


  • Self-starter with the ability to take initiative and problem-solve independently.
  • Collaborative team member with a positive, can-do attitude.
  • Interest and understanding of major industry topics and trends.



  • Competitive salary and benefits package, including PTO, bonus, and remote work flexibility.
  • 401(k)
  • Health insurance
  • A culture that includes a work-life balance focus and an agile, start-up environment
  • Opportunities for promotions and professional growth

Salary: $55,000.00 - $65,000.00 per year.

YJP is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to selecting the best-qualified individuals regardless of race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, sexual preference, disability, or any other status protected by law.

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