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Direct Mail Associate

International Fellowship of Christians and Jews
Illinois, United States
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Sep 29, 2022

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Position Type
Fundraising, Direct Marketing, Other Fundraising
Advocacy, International, Religion
Employment Type
Full Time
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Make a living and a difference…at The Fellowship!

The Fellowship is an organization of bridge builders whose vision is that Jews and Christians will reverse their 2,000-year history of discord and replace it with a relationship marked by dialogue, understanding, respect and cooperation. Together we are able to help more than a million Jews in need each year.  Our success is built on a culture that celebrates the differences in who we are, what we have experienced, and how we think.

We are currently seeking a highly organized, project management focused and detail-oriented Direct Mail Associate to support our Direct Mail team. This position is foundational to The Fellowship, by providing support for direct mail cultivation and fundraising activities.

Key components of the role include:

  • Review strategy briefs for campaign launch and proofread all direct mail campaigns to ensure accuracy and brand compliance
  • Provide support to direct mail team through strategic planning, scheduling and coordinating of internal and external vendors, partners and donors
  • Work with creative agency and production partners to ensure accurate fulfillment of donor promises
  • Manage the direct mail production schedule working with external partners and internal departments, ensuring accuracy and on time delivery.
  • Oversee and manage quality control of all coding and review campaign data, provide weekly reporting

The ideal candidate will have at least the following experience and abilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience  
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in a professional office environment in an administrative support capacity
  • Non-profit environment or experience in direct response marketing, especially direct mail

Technical Knowledge/ Abilities:

  • Ability to type 45 WPM or more.
  • Intermediate to advanced level proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, Adobe) and Internet search engines.
  • Intermediate level proficiency using donor or customer databases.

Soft Skills/Individual Competencies:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, particularly the ability to write effectively and concisely. 
  • Excellent proofreading and editing skills.  Excellent skills with numbers and spreadsheets.
  • Excellent customer service skills necessary to efficiently and professionally interact with vendors and staff, including senior management.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy required.
  • Ability to simultaneously manage high volume of multiple tasks and projects with strict or competing deadlines.

Come and experience all that The Fellowship offers, including the ability for you to make an impact in a global nonprofit with collaborative team members, professional growth opportunities and mission focused work.  We have great benefits, newly designed offices and are located on Wacker Drive, across from the Chicago Riverwalk. Please submit your resume and salary requirements



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