Development & Communications Associate

Job Type

Part Time


Details: Salary commensurate with experience.




1762 Beacon Street
United States


Boston Workmen’s Circle Center for Jewish Culture and Social Justice is:

  • A community and spiritual home for secular Jewish life
  • A voice for progressive Jewish values and social change
  • An arts and education center celebrating Yiddish, Jewish, and progressive culture

As an organization rooted in the radical traditions of Yiddishkayt, mutual-aid, and workers’ rights, we are committed to resisting assimilation and centering the culture of diverse Jewish ancestors in our work for liberation and social justice. 

Position Overview:

The Development and Communications Associate will work with the Development & Communications Director to design and implement our fundraising and communications plans. Development work includes: supporting our major donor program, annual fundraising events, online campaigns, grants, and membership stewardship. Communications work includes: managing social media platforms, graphic design, and general brand promotion. We are excited to hire someone who is excellent at task-management, a person who gets things done, and someone who can collaborate with leadership staff on new ideas, directions, and venues for communications and development.

Key Responsibilities: Communications

  • Co-create BWC’s social media strategies and regularly post content
  • Designing flyers, digital graphics, and other marketing material for BWC programs
  • Update the BWC website when needed
  • Produce bi-weekly e-newsletter, including written and graphic content
  • Draft, distribute and pitch press releases, media alerts and other stories
  • Strengthen the BWC brand in the community

Key Responsibilities: Development

  • Work with Development & Communications Director to implement annual fundraising plan, including major donors, fundraising events, annual appeal, membership drive, and more
  • Support updating and managing our membership database (etapestry), produce reports as needed; collect and catalog background information on donor prospects
  • Grant research and writing support

Essential Skills/Qualities:

  • Minimum of 2 years relevant experience
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills as well as organizational skills, including editing and proofreading
  • Proficiency in Adobe InDesign and Photoshop highly desired. Knowledge of HTML and graphic design a plus
  • CRM database experience, e-tapestry a plus
  • Creative energy, self-starting; ability to manage multiple assignments in a busy non-profit setting
  •  Ability to work individually and as a member of a team; flexibility
  • Special consideration will be given to candidates with demonstrated history of success in similar position.
  • Commitment to the mission and values of Boston Workmen's Circle, including:
  • Commitment to social, economic and racial justice
  • Welcoming all people across race, religion, gender and sexual orientation
  • Being a voice for peace and against the occupation in the Jewish community
  • Standing against Islamophobia


Health and dental benefits, pro-rated. Friendly environment and flexible work hours.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

Please submit cover letter and resume to Interviews will take place on a rolling basis.