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Israel Administrative Assistant

J Street

J Street

Administration
Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024

Position: Israel Administrative Assistant

Reports to: Chief of Staff

Location: Tel Aviv, Israel

Dates: July 2024 - March 2025

Hours: Part-time position, 24 hours per month (approx. 6 per week)

About J Street

J Street is the political home for pro-Israel, pro-peace, pro-democracy Americans working for the future of Israel as the democratic homeland of the Jewish people. The organization believes that preserving Israel’s Jewish and democratic character depends on achieving a two-state solution, resulting in a Palestinian state living alongside Israel in peace and security.

J Street focuses its work in three main areas: (1) Advocating and demonstrating support for pro-Israel, pro-peace policies in Congress, the media and the Jewish community; (2) Endorsing and raising money for federal candidates who share J Street’s agenda; and (3) Educating the public and raising awareness of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the two-state solution.

About the Role

J Street’s Israel office is seeking a part-time, temporary administrative assistant. The person in this position will be responsible for the administration of J Street’s Israel office during the Deputy Director’s parental leave.

Responsibilities

  • Prepare and process invoices, bills, and bank transfers in a timely manner
  • Assist with credit card reconciliations (Amex) and employee expense reimbursements
  • Payroll and pension reporting
  • File accounting and HR documents
  • Communicate directly with the accountant in Israel and J Street’s finances team in the US as needed

Required Skills

  • Proficiency in English and Hebrew (reading and writing emails in English, reading bank statements and invoices in Hebrew)
  • Highly responsible, able to work independently and attentive to details
  • Available to work in person one day a week in Tel Aviv
  • Work experience in an office environment

Additional desired qualifications include:

  • Experience in financial and/or administrative tasks

Compensation and Hours

This is a part-time and temporary position. The start date is the first week of July 2024 and the end date is the last week of March 2025. The position is 24 hours a month (approx. 6 hours a week) and requires one day of in-person work a week in our office in Tel Aviv. The salary is 2,000 NIS / month. Benefits such as paid vacation and sick leave, paid time off on national and Jewish holidays, and pension are in accordance with Israeli law.

Physical Requirements

There are no extraordinary physical requirements for the performance of the essential functions of this position. J Street will make reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

To Apply for the Position

We are excited to receive applications from a broad range of applicants as we grow our organization to better reflect the diversity of the communities that care about our mission. Please submit the items listed below:

  1. A paragraph introducing yourself and describing why you are interested and qualified for the position
  2. Resume
  3. List of two references

At J Street we value an inclusive, welcoming, and diverse workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to understanding and valuing each other’s perspectives at all levels of the organization thereby creating a culture that allows us to better serve our employees, and the communities we work with. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. This policy applies with regard to all aspects of one’s employment and fellowship, including hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, eligibility for benefits, and termination.