California: Urban Adamah seeks Business Manager

16 Dec

Description: The business manager will be the chief administrative officer for Urban Adamah: a new, small, nonprofit organization that runs residential leadership-training programs for young adults integrating urban organic farming, social justice work and progressive Jewish living and learning. The business manager will be involved in a broad range of areas, including financial management, marketing and communications, human resources, media outreach, board development, fellow recruitment and program logistics. This position is also responsible for day-to-day office management, which includes basic clerical and administrative functions.

Requirements: We are looking for an energetic, passionate, well-organized and articulate individual to help us launch Urban Adamah in Berkeley, California. If you want to be part of an exciting organization that helps train young adults to be agents of positive change in their homes, communities and vocations, then we want to hear from you. The ideal candidate should work well independently, have excellent writing, speaking and interpersonal skills, and be extremely detail oriented. You should be competent in Microsoft Word and Excel and comfortable with Apple computers. QuickBooks experience and comfort with social media are a plus.

To apply:
Please send résumé and cover letter to You will hear back from us on next steps by Dec 22, 2010.

Salary and Benefits:
This position pays $19/hour ($38,000 annualized full-time salary) plus 50% of monthly health care premium after 60 days. Assumes a 20-hour workweek. Daily hours are flexible but generally need to be completed during the normal business day. Work must be done in the Urban Adamah office in Berkeley, CA.

Start Date: January 15, 2011.

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