Nonprofit

Alexander Assistant Director, Boston

On-site
Work must be performed in or near Boston, MA
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Published 22 days ago

Details at a Glance

Time Commitment
Full Time Schedule
Start Date
June 30, 2024
Application Deadline
June 25, 2024
Education
4-Year Degree Required
Experience Level
Director
Salary
USD $60,000 - $70,000 / year

Description

Founded in 1906, AJC seeks to enhance the well-being of the Jewish people and Israel, and to advance human rights and democratic values in the United States and around the world. Among Jewish advocacy organizations, AJC is the leader in the global arena. We are known for our unparalleled access to diplomats, government officials, and faith leaders in more than 100 countries. In addition to our New York headquarters and Office of Policy and Diplomatic Affairs in Washington, D.C., AJC has offices across the U.S. and around the globe and maintains partnerships with Jewish communities worldwide.

The Alexander Assistant Director makes an impact at AJC by serving the strategic and administrative needs of the Regional Office and the Young Leadership department by planning and implementing a variety of programs, projects, initiatives, and events that advance AJC’s mission and advocacy efforts. This position is responsible for executing strategies, goals, and objectives, cultivating relationships and corresponding with strategic contacts, coordinating events and meetings, and completing research, reporting, and other administrative tasks.

The Alexander Assistant Director recruits and engages with members of ACCESS, AJC’s young professional division, as well as AJC's groundbreaking Leaders for Tomorrow (LFT) High School program, to shape the future of global Jewish advocacy.

The Alexander Assistant Director does all this while adhering to AJC’s core values: Respect, Teamwork, Integrity, Excellence, and Accountability. 

This position is located in the New England Regional Office in Boston, and works closely with the national Alexander Young Leadership Department team to grow opportunities for young professionals and high school students locally and nationally.

Responsibilities

• Recruit, support and facilitate seven yearly LFT sessions focused on issues related to Jewish advocacy, including antisemitism, Israel, and Jewish identity.

• Identify phenomenal Jewish young professionals, engage them in ACCESS, and transform them into leaders in AJC and financial supporters of AJC’s mission.

• Implement and plan ACCESS programs, meetings, and events in close coordination with regional and ACCESS Global staff.

• Support ACCESS engagement with elected officials, diplomats and community partners through advocacy meetings and programming.

• Support/augment AJC’s campus engagement by developing relationships with Hillels and campus leaders in the region.

• Develop and expand joint advocacy and diplomatic opportunities with community partners from other religious, racial, and ethnic backgrounds.    

• Contribute to the development and execution of the department's strategy, goals, objectives, and action plans

• Manage, and facilitate advocacy and outreach programs, projects, initiatives, events, meetings, trainings, and/or missions

• Implement new opportunities to expand departmental initiatives beyond existing programs

• Participate and support the work of Boards, committees, task forces, or working groups

• Leverage resources to help build awareness of and support for the AJC and department initiatives

• Assist with development efforts, including participation in fundraising initiatives and plans, donor outreach, providing materials for grant applications and reports, and related activities

• Maintain and manage programmatic spending for initiatives they work on

• Track and analyze programmatic activities, metrics and impact

• Research, monitor, and report on developments, issues, and trends impacting the department and AJC priorities

• Coordinate, attend, and/or lead meetings

• Develop relationships with and engage strategic contacts, groups, and organizations

• Support the building of coalitions, partnerships, and initiatives with organizations and other external partners to further AJC’s mission

• Assist in representing AJC and the department in the community, at functions, in the media, and in other public forums

• Draft, edit, and disseminate communications resources and materials 

Education, Training, and Experience

• Bachelor's degree

• 5-7+ years of related work experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Passion for the mission, goals, and objectives of AJC

• Committed to AJC’s core values: respect, teamwork, integrity, excellence, and accountability

• Demonstrates professionalism and high standards of conduct

• Ability to work collaboratively with individuals from diverse backgrounds

• Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, and listening)

• Public speaking with various audiences and the media

• Self-starter with the ability to work independently

• Strong organization and time management skills, including the ability to set priorities and meet deadlines

• Excellent attention to detail and follow-through

• Capacity to multitask and work in a fast-paced and changing environment

• Commitment to continuous learning and improvement

• Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with discretion

• A customer service orientation and skill in establishing and strengthening relationships with stakeholders

• Demonstrates excellent judgment and the ability to make appropriate decisions

• Skilled in conducting thorough research

• Willing and able to work outside of standard working hours, including early mornings, evenings, and/or weekends

• Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Outlook), Google Suite applications, and Zoom

Benefits:

Comprehensive benefits package includes:

• Medical, vision, and dental plans

• Flexible Spending Account options

• Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) - 15 vacation days per year, that increases with continued employment

• Paid Holidays (many Federal and major Jewish Holidays)

• Hybrid work schedule 

• 403(b) participation, after one year of employment

• Transit plan

AJC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The salary range for this position is $60,000 to $70,000, depending on relevant experience.

Please submit your application to:   https://ajchr.wufoo.com/forms/w1crjaj50ja95u5/


Founded in 1906, AJC seeks to enhance the well-being of the Jewish people and Israel, and to advance human rights and democratic values in the United States and around the world. Among Jewish advocacy organizations, AJC is the leader in the…

Benefits

Comprehensive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, vision, and dental plans
  • Flexible Spending Account options
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) - 15 vacation days per year, that increases with continued employment
  • Paid Holidays (many Federal and major Jewish Holidays)
  • Hybrid work schedule
  • 403(b) participation, after one year of employment
  • Transit plan



Comprehensive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, vision, and dental plans
  • Flexible Spending Account options
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) - 15 vacation days per year, that increases…

Location

On-site
Boston, MA, USA

How to Apply

AJC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please submit your application to:   https://ajchr.wufoo.com/forms/w1crjaj50ja95u5/


AJC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please submit your application to:   https://ajchr.wufoo.com/forms/w1crjaj50ja95u5/


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