Director of The Tribe

Job Type

Full Time


Details: Commensurate with experience



Start Date:


Application Deadline:



Miami Beach
United States


Overall Responsibilities

  • Uphold the integrity of a pluralistic, people-powered initiative
  • Support, stimulate, engage, and expand a young professional board that represents the ethnic diversity in Greater Miami’s Jewish landscape
  • Stay abreast of national & local trends in the innovative Jewish space and incorporate those ideas into local conversations and initiatives
  • Liaise with local Jewish and secular leaders to build a community based on equality and trust. To that end, focus on the development of relationships with three different population categories
  • Young professionals expressing interest in reconnecting to the Jewish world
  • Current young professional lay leaders both affiliated with The Tribe and in similar organizations throughout the area, and
  • Potential Donors

Strategic Planning, Vision, and Leadership

  • In collaboration with the Board, continue to develop and articulate the vision for The Tribe and engage leadership in refining that vision and its contribution to The Tribe’s vision
  • Guide the organization to accomplish its mission and purpose
  • Work to improve The Tribe’s engagement opportunities to meet the needs that may arise in the community and maintain a high level of interest in The Tribe’s mission and programs

Event/Initiative Responsibilities

  • Produce Vodka Latke & Yom Ha’atz Miami, both ~300 person attended nightlife celebrations for Chanukah and Yom Ha’atzmaut, respectively
  • Recruit, empower and mobilize host committees for the aforementioned
  • Produce Erev Rosh Hashanah (catered) & Erev Yom Kippur for ~200 Tribesters at art gallery or similar attractive locale
  • Ensure regular (monthly+) engagement opportunities for Tribesters; past/current events include but not limited to Pool Party, Shabbat Dinners, Jews in Canoes, Trivia Nights, Yoga Havdalah, Shabbat on the Beach, Marlins games, and LGBT Gatherings
  • Regularly optimize partnerships with other Jewish and otherwise local young professional groups
  • Continually identify and leverage relationships with all aspects of Miami’s event production industry (venue, production, food, etc.)
  • Attend Tribe events
  • Support the creation and growth of innovative initiatives, including tikkun olam, professional development, LGBTQ, and more.
  • Manage database that tracks engagement, event participation, and interests


  • Create agenda for and lead monthly board meetings
  • Co-create and help to facilitate one-day board retreat every ~18 months
  • Present and assist in proposing strategies, initiatives, and policies for the review and approval of the Board and/or other committees, including an annual review of existing policies
  • Achieve a strong, transparent professional working relationship with the Board, and build positive relationships with each board member
  • Strengthen the Board by promoting and encouraging active participation of Board members in the organization while continually refining intra-organizational communication methods
  • Work individually and with the Board to identify new Board members.

Volunteer Engagement

  • 1on1 coffees with potential Tribesters (general participants), lay leaders, committee members, and Chai Tribesters (dues paying members)
  • Providing multiple and consistent touch points for all levels of Tribester engagement via email, text, FB Messenger, and/or whatever communication method is preferred by each Tribester
  • Ensure that initiatives remain primarily bottom up, Tribester driven initiatives

Communications/Social Media

  • Manage communication on and off line with board, event attendees, and the greater interest base of The Tribe
  • Maintain MailChimp list; send out monthly newsletters and occasional eblasts for large events
  • Maintain active organizational presence on Facebook & Instagram
  • Leverage personal social media to grow The Tribe’s social media accounts and invitation list to The Tribe’s large events
  • As needed, become proficient in new social media platforms used by 20 & 30 somethings
  • Send target emails to Tribesters when relevant to promote upcoming events & opportunities; based on past event participation and self-identified interests
  • Website maintenance and upkeep
  • Oversee occasional video production

Volunteer Opportunities/Tikkun Olam

  • Coordinate regular monthly volunteer opportunity with local children-focused organization
  • Coordinate one off volunteer opportunities including but not limited to making brunch with teens on Christmas at Miami Bridge and producing school carnival at inner city Miami elementary school
  • Provide platform for social action mobilization while continually identifying Tribesters for whom this is of interest


  • Generate and support innovative fundraising ideas, and continually follow up on leads
  • Continually grow and steward Chai Tribester dues paying membership base
  • Produce annual Chai Recognition appreciation gathering for Chai Tribesters
  • Write previously identified grants and continually be on the lookout for new grant opportunities
  • Identification and stewardship of The Tribe’s large donors

Desired Skill & Experience

  • 3-5 Years in community engagement/grassroots organizing
  • General proficiency in Jewish life, culture, and holidays
  • Experience in outreach/working with young professionals and/or community organizing
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Event planning
  • Fundraising & Development
  • Social Media & Marketing
  • Working knowledge of budgets
  • Strong strategic thinking and planning skills
  • Ability to hold many moving parts on various timelines; multitasking multiple projects concurrently
  • Ability to work in a team environment and collaborate with peers on a regular basis
  • Self-motivated with demonstrated ability to take independent action and assume responsibility
  • Ability to achieve measurable, meaningful results
  • Embrace and incorporate multiple voices in the decision making process
  • Ability to work with diverse individuals and groups, weaving various viewpoints towards common goals, leaving everyone involved feeling both seen and heard
  • Willing to do whatever it takes to achieve shared goals and get the job done

Level of Language Proficiency

English is a must.

Spanish would be helpful given Miami's community, but is not necessary.

Hebrew would be a perk, but, again, is not necessary.

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

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