Human Resources Generalist

Job Description

The Human Resources Generalist will oversee HR functions for a staff of approximately 100 full and part time employees. The successful candidate will assist the Director of Finance to drive initiatives that are in line with HR strategy, organization’s strategic priorities, and core values. The position is responsible for maintaining & implementing personnel policies and procedures, recruitment, orientation, performance management, employee relations, benefits administration, retirement plan, leaves of absence, workers compensation, and compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

Reports to: Director of Finance
Department: Finance

About SFJAZZ: SFJAZZ is one of the world’s most popular and important presenters of jazz. The SFJAZZ Center is a beautiful and perfect stage for jazz artists and the community to celebrate the living American art form of jazz. The $64 million dollar Center launched in 2013 and the 33-year-old non-profit organization now crafts distinguished programming and education services from the heart of the San Francisco arts district. The budget for the 2015-16 Season is more than $14 million with about half coming from ticket revenues.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Administer standard recruiting procedures for the organization. Support Department Directors in the hiring process including compensation packages, onboarding, and background checks.
  • Perform HRIS process including the input, maintenance of employee data ensuring timeliness, completeness and accuracy of personnel records.
  • Administers employee benefits.
  • Handles employee relation issues in a timely and effective fashion. Counsels employees and/or managers in a variety of issues.
  • Manage workers compensation and other claims. Work cross-departmentally to ensure compliance with health and safety program compliance.
  • Assist in developing processes, policies, and procedures.
  • This list of duties and responsibilities is not to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities that management may deem necessary from time to time.

Preferred Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • 4 plus years of HR experience
  • Experience in planning, developing, implementing & administrating Human Resource programs in employment, compensation, benefits, employee relations, and training
  • Proven ability to consistently and positively contribute in a high-paced environment
  • Strong interpersonal, teamwork and organizational skills.
  • Positive attitude and enthusiasm for jazz music.
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills, with an emphasis on tact and diplomacy.

To Apply: Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@sfjazz.org Resumes without all the requested information or sent to other email addresses may not be considered. Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. No phone calls please.

SFJAZZ is an equal opportunity employer and is seeking to create a diverse and harmonious workplace.

Donor Services Assistant - Solicitations

Job Description

The Donor Services Assistant - Solicitations reports to the Associate Director of Membership & Donor Services, and provides assistance to the full Development Department in making sure the Donor Services operation runs smoothly and meets growth goals outlined in organizational planning. While based in the SFJAZZ fundraising department, this position is also an excellent introduction to direct marketing techniques and principles.

Reports to: Associate Director, Membership & Donor Services
Department: Development

About SFJAZZ: SFJAZZ is one of the world’s most popular and important presenters of jazz. The SFJAZZ Center is a beautiful and perfect stage for jazz artists and the community to celebrate the living American art form of jazz. The $64 million dollar Center launched in 2013 and the 33-year-old non-profit organization now crafts distinguished programming and education services from the heart of the San Francisco arts district.

Essential Functions:

  • Under the direction of department gift officers, produce and distribute outgoing solicitation and stewardship mailings, both digital and print.
  • Managing regular mail and email renewals, and pledge reminders for individual donors at the membership, Leaders Circle and Board levels.
  • Working with outside mail house to coordinate and complete large mailings.
  • Overseeing the timeline, assembly and distribution of all special donor mailings such as season catalogs, event invitations and newsletters, in conjunction with Marketing Production Manager.
  • Coordinating the fulfillment of donor gifts such as CDs, art work, etc.
  • Coordinating volunteers for assembly and distribution of mailings and other projects.
  • Research and implement potential efficiencies or opportunities in solicitation and stewardship activities.
  • Review daily contributions reports to ensure accurate entry. Provide support in gift entry as needed.
  • Update constituent/donor information in Tessitura to match SFJAZZ business conventions as necessary, including returned mail, customer service issues, etc.
  • Create and maintain a regular report of department collateral and event materials; Communicate with department fundraisers any issues or concerns regarding inventory and future projects.
  • Provide front-line customer service, including intake of donor gift inquiries, processing customer service issues generated via web or store, and direct follow-up with donors.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Status and Scope:

  • Superior organizational and interpersonal skills; attention to detail and ability to work on a variety of projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to prioritize varied and time-sensitive projects; ability to work both independently and in a team environment.
  • Knowledge of MS Office; strong Word and Excel skills needed.
  • Hands-on experience with a database; Tessitura knowledge a plus.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong customer service skills with the ability to communicate effectively with diverse array of constituents.
  • Ability to appropriately handle confidential and sensitive documents.
  • Professional demeanor; tact and diplomacy are imperative.
  • Position requires very occasional evening hours.

Minimum Qualifications: Bachelors Degree with one year of direct experience within a nonprofit development department OR two years of progressive job related experience as an Administrative Assistant or Executive Assistant.

To Apply: Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@sfjazz.org Resumes without all the requested information or sent to other email addresses may not be considered. Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled. No phone calls please.

SFJAZZ is an equal opportunity employer and is seeking to create a diverse and harmonious workplace.

SFLINKS@SFJAZZ – The Keys to Wellness Concert w/ Esperanza Spalding

 

SFLINKS@SFJAZZ
The Keys to Wellness Concert
w/ Esperanza Spalding

Sunday, November 22, 2:00pm
at SFJAZZ Center, Miner Auditorium

Esperanza Spalding
Benefit Concert Series: The Keys to Wellness Concert  

Free Outdoor Shows

Stanford Shopping Center

180 El Camino Real, Palo Alto, CA · Between Nordstrom and Crate & Barrel
Thursdays, June 18—August 20 · 6pm to 7:30pm · FREE!

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