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Institute for Islamic, Christian, and Jewish Studies


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Published 15 days ago

April 1, 2020
February 28, 2020

POSITION SUMMARY:

The ICJS seeks an experienced, intellectually curious, and dynamic professional to be part of a rapidly evolving organization and contribute to its growth. This position will be a key contributor to both the development and communication functions of the organization. The ideal candidate will enjoy writing across many platforms and in many formats to communicate the ICJS mission and work to donors, program participants, and the public. 


POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

Grant and donor communication 

  • Help write, submit, and track grant applications, reports, and submissions to funders 
  • Write acknowledgment letters and other donor materials 
  • Write impact reports (printed and email) for donors 


General communications and marketing

  • Write and post (using Salsa Engage) emails, event announcements, and other communication to publicize ICJS programs 
  • Write blog posts and other stories for electronic newsletters, press releases, statements, and other e-communications; 
  • Assist with creation of Annual Report and other print or web publications
  • Use social media platforms to inform and engage in our work;  


Gift processing 

  • Accurately enter gift and constituent information in Salsa Labs CRM (new to the organization in winter 2020) 
  • Produce acknowledgment letters, including tribute and memorial notifications
  • Create donor reports, as needed 


POSITION QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

  • B.A. or B.S. in communications, marketing, journalism, English, or related field preferred; 
  • Experience as a full-time communications or fundraising professional with demonstrated success; 
  • Ability to write clearly and succinctly for different purposes and platforms on complex topics;
  • Passion for ICJS’s mission;
  • Sensitivity to and understanding of religious difference;
  • Technical skills, including Microsoft Office Suite, Google Suite, Adobe Creative Suite, Word Press, and basic HTML;
  • Familiarity with email marketing systems, content management systems, and the ability to learn new programs quickly;
  • Copy editing skills;
  • Creative thinker with ability to be flexible; 
  • Exceptional attention to detail and an eye for design;
  • Self-starter, independent thinker, and a good sense of humor. 

DESCRIPTION OF ICJS:

The Institute for Islamic, Christian, and Jewish Studies is an independent, educational non-profit that seeks to advance interreligious understanding by building learning communities where religious difference is a powerful force for good. The ICJS reaches a diverse cross-section of the Baltimore-Washington area in our efforts to confront Anti-Semitism, Islamophobia, and other forms of religious prejudice. By constructively engaging with religious pluralism in education, outreach, and scholarship we are shaping a new relationship among Christians, Jews, and Muslims in the Baltimore area, and modeling a new conversation that affirms and values religious diversity in America.


The ICJS has a full staff of 12 and up to a 40-person Board of Trustees which includes clergy, community leaders, and business leaders. The current operating budget is approximately $1.5M. For more information, see http://www.icjs.org.

POSITION SUMMARY:

The ICJS seeks an experienced, intellectually curious, and dynamic professional to be part of a rapidly evolving organization and contribute to its growth. This position will be a key contributor to both the development…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required

Benefits

Health insurance, pension, leave time

Health insurance, pension, leave time

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter and resume.

Please submit a cover letter and resume.

Location

956 Dulaney Valley Road, Baltimore, MD 21204

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