Looking to make a real difference in the non-profit world? Want personal fulfillment and professional skill building at the same time? The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles makes a tangible impact on the lives of Jews in L.A., Israel, and around the world – AND provides a fun and collaborative work environment! We’re a great group of creative minds – come work with us!

To apply for any of these positions please send your resume and cover letter to Jobs@JewishLA.org with the job title in the Subject line.

 

Open Positions

POSITION           Web Designer/Developer

DEPARTMENT    Creative Services

We are actively seeking an experienced UX/Web Designer who excels in creating well-designed WordPress websites. In this role, you will collaborate with team members across The Jewish Federation to design customized deliverables for our suite of digital products. This is an exciting opportunity to spread your wings creatively while supporting the work we do on behalf of our community.

What You’ll Do

  • You will act as a digital brand ambassador for all Jewishla.org websites, ensuring that our brand guidelines and creative storytelling shine through in all deliverables and communication materials
  • You will be the voice of creativity and design using functional wireframes and mockups to demonstrate how we tell our story on our websites
  • You will be our go-to person to ensure that the look and feel of all Federation websites meet current design standards and are optimized for mobile
  • Your knowledge of current trends in social media will allow us to create digital ads and other online marketing materials that tell our story
  • You will maintain proactive, ongoing communication with the team on a project-by-project basis

What We’re Looking For

  • You love teamwork, but you’re also a self-motivated, meticulous individual who thrives when performing work independently on multiple simultaneous projects
  • You have a strong portfolio showcasing vibrant and unique corporate or non-profit websites that are engaging and inspiring
  • You have experience in both designing websites and building them out in WordPress
  • You are someone who is comfortable in the back end of WordPress with the ability to both hand-code and manipulate plug-ins
  • Bonus Points if you have experience working in a large non-profit environment
  • Double Bonus Points if you have experience in designing websites for SharePoint

 

Part-Time: up to 18 hrs/ wk, flexible schedule, no set work location
Time Limited: April 15, 2019 – May 31, 2020
SUMMARY DESCRIPTION OF POSITION
Reporting to the Director of Los Angeles Jewish Teen Initiative (LAJTI), this position is primarily responsible for the conceptualization, planning and implementation of a community-wide Spring 2020 Wellness Conference.  The LAJTI, co-funded by the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles and The Jim Joseph Foundation, was created to increase opportunities for Jewish teens to engage in meaningful Jewish experiences throughout Los Angeles. An underpinning of LAJTI’s work is our Focus on Teen Wellness designed to address teens’ emotional, spiritual and physical health.  We understand that to have impact on teens’ Jewish identities, we need to engage them holistically, with a keen eye toward issues confronting their day-to-day lives including stress, anxiety, peer pressure, social media, and other sensitive issues.  We strive to inspire and guide parents and teen educators as they help teens navigate the often turbulent waters of adolescence.   This Wellness Conference is a critical piece of our Focus on Teen Wellness’ multi-pronged strategy to offer actionable strategies, tools, and skills to be applied in everyday life.  Additionally, we see the conference being integrated into the year-round strategy in holistic way.
 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES

  • Design and execute community-wide Wellness Convening in Spring 2020.
    • Conceptualize the framework of the conference (e.g., schedule, timing, etc.)
    • Research salient topics as potential themes for the convening
    • Identify key note speaker
      • Contract and logistics
      • Communication leading up to convening
      • Day-of management
    • Identify topics and speakers for the workshop sessions
    • Work to integrate Jewish culture, tradition and wisdom into the fabric of the conference
    • Solicit advice from local practitioners, educators, clergy members and lay leaders for guidance
    • Identify clinicians/advisors to serve on a Wellness Conference 2020 Advisory group
  • Marketing
    • Create marketing strategy with timeline with the Creative Service department
    • Work with LAJTI team on all marketing and messaging
    • Conceptualize and implement pre-conference touchpoints with audience (e.g., newsletters, holiday inspirational documents/activities)
    • Work with LAJTI team to create appropriate brochures and/or swag items for the conference
    • Arrange press for day-of conference
  • Venue
    • Select appropriate venue
    • Contract management for venue and catering
    • Spearhead site visits and walkthroughs
  • Registration Process
    • Work with different departments within The Federation on registration platform
    • Implement processes and procedures
  • Day-of Conference
    • Spearhead the day and serve as point-person for staff and speakers
    • Arrange all volunteers/staffing/security for the day-of event
  • Post-Conference follow up
    • Identify ways to debrief and evaluate conference
    • Field evaluation and analyze evaluation results
ADDITIONAL DUTIES

This individual will be required to attend bi-weekly meetings with supervisor at The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles office.   This individual will also attend LAJTI and/or department team meetings, as applicable.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED FOR POSITION
  • Bachelors’ Degree required.
  • 3 or more years’ experience in program management, event planning and/or coordination.
  • Experience working with programs that address health and wellness, preferably with teens.
  • ·Strong writing, communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Knowledge of Judaism and the Los Angeles Jewish community preferred.
  • Preferred experience in social media promotion, e.g. Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
  • Detail oriented.

 

POSITION            Program Manager, Teen Engagement, LAJTI

DEPARTMENT    Jewish Education & Engagement / LAJTI

TIME LIMITED:    THROUGH JUNE 30, 2020

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION OF POSITION

Reporting to the Director of Los Angeles Jewish Teen Initiative (LAJTI), this position is primarily responsible for the implementation of LAJTI’s existing Community Internship Program and the Julie Beren Platt Teen Innovation Grants. The LA Jewish Teen Initiative, co-funded by the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles and The Jim Joseph Foundation was created to increase opportunities for thousands of Jewish teens, post-b’nai mitzvah, to engage in meaningful Jewish experiences throughout Los Angeles. This position is responsible for the oversight of these two signature LAJTI programs. The Community Internship Program provides teens with paid summer internships at different Jewish non-profit organizations in Los Angeles, providing our youth with opportunities to contribute to notable organizations, learn from current leaders in the field and participate in skill-building workshops. The Julie Beren Platt Teen Innovation Grants empower teens to shape their own Jewish engagement and support them in actualizing their ideas.  Additionally, this individual will assist the LAJTI Team with additional assignments, as needed, to execute programmatic initiatives.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES

  • Act as point person for all elements of the Community Internship Program, including but not limited to:

o             Serve as liaison for program supervisors/teen interns.

o             Manage the application, interview and selection process.

o             Match teens with Jewish nonprofit organizations for summer internships.

o             Plan and facilitate an Orientation event for internship supervisors

o             Plan and facilitate all internship training days for teens.

o             Assist with creation of marketing materials.

  • Manage all elements of the Julie Beren Platt Teen Innovation Grants, including but not limited to:

o             Application and selection process

o             Awarding of funds, and disbursement of funds

o             Identification, recruitment and securing of mentors

o             Orientation event for award recipients and mentors

o             Monthly check-ins with teens and mentors to monitor progress

o             Implementation of TIG “Showcase” event for culmination of projects

  • Evaluation of program
  • Inform and connect alumni of the above programs to additional engagement opportunities that might interest them on their Jewish journeys.
  • Create and administer evaluation tools for both programs.
  • Manage budgets for both programs.
  • Act as liaison for all aspects of these two programs, along with team player for variety of other Teen Initiative programs (as needed).
  • Network with other communities involved with similar teen programs.
  • Assist with Development, Creative Services, PR, etc. as needed, related to these programs for the Teen Initiative.

ADDITIONAL DUTIES

Be available to supervisor for additional assignments, as required, including assisting with the Campaign.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION

  • Bachelors’ Degree required.
  • Minimum: 3 years’ experience in Jewish education and/or Jewish program development and implementation required.
  • Experience creating and leading direct programs with teens.
  • Strong writing, communication, interpersonal, organizational and social media skills.
  • Work scheduled Sundays for events and occasional evenings as needed.
  • Attendance at off-site related programs necessary so transportation must not be an issue.

POSITION            Program Manager, Strategic Partnerships and Educational Engagement

DEPARTMENT    Jewish Education & Engagement / LAJTI

TIME LIMITED:    THROUGH JUNE 30, 2020

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION OF POSITION

As part of our Federation’s commitment to ensuring the Jewish future, we launched the multifaceted, high impact Los Angeles Jewish Teen Initiative (LAJTI) in 2015 in partnership with the Jim Joseph Foundation (JJF), with seed funding from the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles.  LAJTI seeks to dramatically enhance our community’s Jewish teen landscape and increase the number of teens engaged in Jewish life.

Reporting to the Director, LA Jewish Teen Initiative (LAJTI), this position is responsible for the development and nurturing of strategic partnerships with diverse teen professionals and teen-facing organizations to enhance Jewish teen engagement is Los Angeles.    This person will oversee our “Empowering Jewish Educators” work of LAJTI, developing and delivering educational content and professional development to professionals across the LA landscape, including youth educators, summer camp professionals, program directors, lay leaders, rabbis and more.  As a “network weaver,” this position will consult with professionals on the front lines with teens, and assist with problem-solving, resource sharing, and collaboration.   Additionally, this person will oversee the LAJTI website, showcasing teen engagement opportunities.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES

  • Facilitate a professional learning network of teen educators in LA

o Plan and implement monthly gatherings of teen educators, providing rich opportunities for learning and professional growth

o Provide training in trending and relevant topics for engaging teens

o Facilitate collaborative work and resource sharing

o Organize and coordinate the writing and editing of diverse communications including newsletters

  • Act as “Network Weaver” to diverse professionals working with teens

o  Act as a community resource, aiding with program planning, problem-solving and more

o Foster connections across the city among teen educators

o Network with other Funder Collaborative communities on trending topics and engagement models for teen educators LAJTI     is  one of ten communities across the country that is part of The Funder Collaborative (co-funded with the Jim Joseph Foundation.) — www.teenfundercollaborative.com

  • Oversight of LAJTI website, jteensla.org

o   Create and implement systems to both maintain current content on the LAJTI and delete obsolete content.

o   Manage relationships with partners in the community to cultivate their ongoing participation with the LAJTI website and ensure ongoing population of the site with current content.

o   Identify key resources for website

  • Oversight and management of LAJTI social media platforms (e.g. Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, etc.) including content generation and promotion.
  • Oversight of LAJTI Incentive grants and Financial aid scholarships including promotion, tracking applications, communication with families and processing payments.
  • Oversee the evaluation, data collection and reporting processes for PLC, LAJTI website and Scholarships.

ADDITIONAL DUTIES

Be available to supervisor for additional assignments, as required, including assisting with the Campaign.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION

  • BA required, M.A. or work towards master’s degree preferred.
  • 3-5 or more years’ experience in teen program development and Jewish education.
  • Excellent interpersonal, networking, organization and communications skills.
  • A demonstrated capacity to think strategically and cultivate linkages between multiple programs.
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Knowledge of Judaism and the Los Angeles Jewish community preferred.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Be comfortable working in a very busy, fast paced environment.
  • Attendance at off-site related programs necessary so transportation must not be an issue.

 

 

POSITION            Campaign/Donor Experience Assistant

DEPARTMENT    Campaign – Donor Experience

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION OF POSITION

The Campaign Assistant, using independent judgment to set priorities, and adjusting as necessary to assure divisional deadlines and goals are met, provides accurate, timely and effective assistant functions for assigned Campaign Department division and professionals.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES

  • Have daily contact with donors including front desk support and trouble shooting.
  • Handle incoming/outgoing phone calls.
  • Manage donor correspondence related to membership, tributes and related invoices
  • Take RSVPs and track registration in donor database for multiple events.
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues to support all aspects of major events as assigned.
  • Set up meetings, phone sessions, and events.
  • Manage multiple functions in donor date base (DRIVE) including: maintaining accurate donor files, event registration and batching, seating, produce reports
  • Track and process event sponsorships and tribute ads for event journals as applicable
  • Follow up with vendors for contracts and countersignatures
  • Filling out pledge cards with accurate donor information, appeal and designation
  • Pledge and payment batching
  • Update calendars, general Campaign administration and pitches in to help on the floor.
  • Evaluate workload determining best procedure to follow

ADDITIONAL DUTIES

Be available to supervisor for additional assignments, as required, including assisting with the Campaign.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED FOR POSITION

  • Business degree or four years of high level administrative experience in an automated environment.
  • Strong planning and organizational skills.
  • Ability to follow detailed instructions, to exercise judgment and to assume responsibility for multiple projects.
  • Good administrative and mathematical skills.
  • Extremely organized, detail oriented, highly motivated.
  • Thorough knowledge of business English and grammar, excellent written/verbal communication.
  • Excellent communication and people skills.
  • Strong background with automated systems and standard software.
  • MS Office (Outlook, Microsoft Word, Excel) required.

POSITION            Director of Constituent Information Management

DEPARTMENT    Business Intelligence Group

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION OF POSITION

Reporting to the VP: Data Operations & Strategy, the Director of Constituent Information Management is a member of the Business Intelligence Group (BIG), a team established in 2016 to address the ever-growing amount of data being collected by The Jewish Federation and the increased integration of business systems. With strategic oversight of constituent information, a significant outward-facing goal of the Group is to work closely with the various key business units to analyze and expand the prospect to participant and/or donor conversion pipeline and support the annual revenue and engagement goals. The Group also is tasked with improving business processes to create efficiencies with the desired effect of streamlining reporting and work flows and reducing overall expenses.

The Director of Constituent Information Management will have responsibility for developing expertise in Federations constituent relationship system (Blackbaud CRM, known internally as DRIVE) and other business systems overseen by BIG in order to provide direction for coding structures, data entry and delivery, and training and support for end users across the organization. This role oversees a team of three with responsibility for data updates and report delivery, and partners with other members of BIG and IT to support Federation’s fundraising and program engagement efforts as they relate to data and constituent information.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES:

DATABASE OVERSIGHT

  • Maintain Blackbaud CRM (CRM) and ensure good data hygiene by implementing, documenting, and enforcing standard operating procedures for entering and exporting data; proactively follow up with other staff to ensure compliance
  • Identify data stored outside of CRM and determine feasibility of conversion via discussions with colleagues; establish process, documentation, and perform complex data imports
  • Serve as the subject matter expert for data stored in CRM; potentially serve in this function for additional databases
  • Determine appropriate coding for various campaigns and appeals in conjunction with Campaign, Creative Services and/or Accounting.
  • Participate in all decisions impacting data quality and structure
  • Partner with Application Development Manager in testing and implementation of system upgrades/new functionality and integrations with other modules and systems

DATA DELIVERY

  • Provide direction on appropriate parameters for event invitations, solicitation mailings, and email campaigns in partnership with Campaign, Program, and Creative Services
  • Oversee creation of complex queries, exports and data retrievals in CRM for communications, reporting, and analysis
  • Partner with Data Analytics Manager and the Campaign, Program, and Creative Services teams to analyze and provide data related to appeals, events, and campaign performance.
  • Develop and deliver clear and accurate reporting and tracking vehicles and instructions for reports, dashboards and data extracts.

USER TRAINING & SUPPORT

  • Oversee employee on-boarding related to CRM (and potentially other data sources), including training of new staff members on using the database for both frontline and operational purposes.
  • Update and create documentation/training manuals/FAQ sheets for data and processes in CRM
  • Provide departments with documentation specific to their business processes and data structure
  • Cultivate relationships with potential partners who can act as departmental contacts/resources for level-one assistance
  • Drive adoption and provide ongoing targeted system training, as well as respond to specific requests for assistance

SUPERVISION & ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES

  • Supervise Data Entry Associates, responsible for all record creation, biographical and contact information updates, and mass data entry
  • Supervise Director of BIG Campaign Operations, responsible for routine and ad-hoc data delivery and supporting Campaign initiatives
  • Prioritize requests for data entry and data delivery and clearly communicate to team and requestors
  • Participate in the cross-departmental CRM working group representing the Business Intelligence Group; help address new challenges and integrations, transmitting updates and information to the team as appropriate

ADDITIONAL DUTIES

Be available to supervisor for additional assignments, as required, including assisting with the Campaign.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED FOR POSITION

  • The successful candidate will be comfortable working in a dynamic, data-driven environment and enjoy working with colleagues from departments across Federation. A balanced mix of interpersonal, business, analytical, and technical skills is required for success in this position.
  • Experience serving in a direct supervisory role, as well as leading by influence rather than authority
  • Ability to take initiative, respond creatively to challenges, and be flexible and adaptable to competing demands
  • Demonstrated experience in managing multiple projects simultaneously with changing priorities and tight deadlines, as either project lead or team participant
  • Strong oral communication skills to speak in a variety of settings to provide information, explain procedures and system functionality, and persuade others to understand and implement a specific action
  • Strong written communication skills to relate complex information clearly and logically; ability to write and edit grammatically correct training materials while maintain consistency in form and format
  • Demonstrated ability and experience developing process and system documentation in a form that can be used by both data processors and non-technical colleagues with minimal experience
  • Skilled at providing technical customer support in person, by phone, and by email; superior customer service skills and positive attitude
  • Strong interpersonal skills to work and interact with colleagues with varying degrees of interest in and experience with data
  • Ongoing commitment to awareness and research of emerging technology, systems, features, software, and best practices.
  • Ability to quickly learn and understand a variety of business applications
  • Detailed understanding of constituent relationship management database systems required, preferably in a non-profit and/or fundraising environment; BlackBaud products preferred
  • Ability to identify issues and provide guidance in resolving complex systems issues.
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel, proficiency in the entire Microsoft Office suite.
  • Comfort working with large data sets
  • Should have 5 or more years’ experience in work and/or education related thereto
  • Degree in information systems, business, or related field preferred

POSITION            VP: Data Operations & Strategy

DEPARTMENT    Business Intelligence Group

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION OF POSITION

Reporting to the Chief Information Officer, the VP: Data Operations & Strategy oversees the Business Intelligence Group, a team established in 2016 to address the ever-growing amount of data being collected by The Jewish Federation and the increased integration of business systems. With strategic oversight of constituent information, a significant outward-facing goal of the Group is to work closely with the various key business units to analyze and expand the prospect to participant and/or donor conversion pipeline and support the annual revenue and engagement goals. The Group also is tasked with improving business processes to create efficiencies with the desired effect of streamlining reporting and work flows and reducing overall expenses.

The primary responsibility of this role is to maintain a high-level view and understanding of how departments at Federation function and translate that information into opportunities to collect and leverage data and resources to achieve the goals of the Group. The VP: Data Operations & Strategy is tasked with continuing to foster adoption of data visualization tools and data-driven decision making, with special attention to change management in an established organization with complex structures.

This role requires someone who can identify trends and make recommendations to senior management and to drive and influence forward looking plans. The successful candidate will have experience managing a team, be an enthusiastic partner to colleagues across departments, comfortable working in a dynamic, data-driven team, and adept at serving as the bridge and translator between this team and the rest of the organization.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES

  • Provide strategic guidance for the Business Intelligence Group, setting priorities for the team and overseeing all projects
  • Direct supervision of Director of Constituent Information Management, Data Analytics Manager, Data Analyst, as well as three indirect reports
  • Work with Campaign, Finance & Accounting, Creative Services, and Program teams to provide insights and strategic recommendations related to engagement and philanthropic activity of Federation donors, program participants, and prospective constituents via high-level, customized reports
  • As team liaison, maintain direct communication with all department heads related to opportunities for collaboration, project progress, findings, and business process improvements
  • Serve as main administrator of Insight, Federation’s data warehouse, and partner with internal staff and outside vendor on updates and reporting.
  • Oversee team’s work in Blackbaud CRM, Federation’s constituent relationship management system known internally as DRIVE and champion the system’s use across Federation
  • Guide the data visualization efforts of the department and determine best plan for rollout and adoption
  • Develop organizational training and documentation procedures for all user-facing business applications and oversee implementation by team
  • Partner with Chief Information Officer and IT colleagues on new system rollouts that affect end-user data collection, as appropriate
  • Find creative ways to share the work of the Group to encourage adoption of recommendations and establish the team as respected thought leaders in the organization
  • Perform other management work covering a broad range of activities, as directed by supervisor

ADDITIONAL DUTIES

Be available to supervisor for additional assignments, as required, including assisting with the Campaign.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED FOR POSITION

  • Advanced or business degree preferred
  • Experience in team management, administration, data analysis and visualization, change management
  • The successful candidate will be comfortable working in a dynamic, data-driven environment and enjoy working with colleagues from departments across Federation. A balanced mix of interpersonal, business, analytical, and technical skills is required for success in this position.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead by influence
  • Ability to act as liaison to a broad representation of departments and constituents
  • Excellent verbal, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Critical, creative thinker, with the ability to provide data-driven insights and recommendations and see ideas through to completion
  • Ability to set goals, establish timelines, and ensure that key milestones and deliverables are met
  • Ability to identify issues and provide guidance in resolving complex systems issues.
  • Advanced Excel, Power BI (or other data visualization), and data warehousing skills, as well as ability to quickly establish subject matter expertise in a variety of business applications; experience with BlackBaud products preferred
  • Strong interpersonal skills to work and interact with colleagues with varying degrees of interest in and experience with data
  • Ongoing commitment to awareness and research of emerging technology, systems, features, software, and best practices.
  • Must have 7 or more years’ experience in work related thereto

Position:            Director, Israel & International Education Programs

Department:     Jewish Education & Engagement

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION OF POSITION

The Global Teen Twinning Program of the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles engages Jewish youth in personal, meaningful, and global Jewish relationships through reciprocal student delegation exchanges, shared learning opportunities, and immersive cultural experiences. Established twenty-one years ago, this program is implemented in more than 30 schools in Los Angeles, Tel Aviv, and Vilnius, with the goals of building a strong sense of Jewish identity, affinity for Israel, and commitment to Jewish people.

Reporting to the Sr. VP and/or VP of Jewish Education & Engagement, this position is responsible for directing the multi-faceted Twinning Program, empowering effective partnerships between diverse LA, Tel Aviv and Vilnius schools, and serving as the bridge between these vibrant Jewish communities.  Additionally, this person will conceptualize and implement ideas for effective Israel/Diaspora programs in diverse educational settings.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES

  • Develop close working relationship with Global Teen Twinning partners’ professional teams and provide guidance and leadership on all matters.
  • Proactively and creatively address challenges that arise related to all aspects of the program.
  • Serve as principal resource to schools on educational issues and as they develop staff and student relationships involving international delegations, curriculum, programs, and training
  • Support LA schools in the development of hosting itineraries that have rich educational and cultural content to enhance the Twinning experience for participants
  • Represent the Federation and attend community welcome and farewell events during delegations’ visits.
  • Facilitate delegations’ preparation and debrief meetings.
  • Facilitate End-of-Year meetings with each partner school to learn of the highlights and challenges the school had during the year, and their plans for the following year.
  • Marketing: Elevate the profile of the program including supporting the program’s marketing initiatives on Social Media and other possible outlets in collaboration with Federation’s media relations staff.
  • Manage program’s multi-level budget including donor-directed funds and long-term budget needs of programs.
  • Supervise Global Teen Twinning staff to meet strategic goals, ensure a smooth administratively run program, clear and effective communication with coordinators and all Global Teen Twinning staff and partners.
  • Oversee Israel implementation of Global Teen Twinning Program, including regular conversations and meetings with Director of Education in Israel and all other relevant staff, schools, professionals, and leaders.
  • Oversee all evaluation efforts and share relevant information with partners in LA and Israel.
  • Oversee professional development content delivered at facilitated workshops for the Twinning Coordinators.
  • Initiate new Twinning models and build new partnerships in order to expand the program and its impact on both communities.
  • Ensure alumni database is kept up to date and alumni programming is woven into Global Teen Twinning Programs and Networks.
  • Serve as resource for all educational programs in the Ensuring the Jewish Future department for birth through high school to ensure issues related to Israel are thoughtfully integrated, as necessary.
  • Work closely with lay leadership, as necessary.
  • Serve as a resource to Campaign in proposal development, briefings of staff and donors, and stewardship of donors

ADDITIONAL DUTIES

Be available to supervisor for additional assignments, as required, including assisting with the Campaign.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED FOR POSITION

  • Master’s Degree preferred in community Social Work, Jewish Communal Service, Jewish Education, or non-profit Management.
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in Jewish Federation, Jewish education, Jewish communal or related field required.
  • Strong leadership and managerial skills
  • Knowledge of Judaism, Israel, and the needs of the Jewish community in Los Angeles and Israel required.
  • Experience in educational planning and budget administration required.
  • Fluency in Hebrew preferred.
  • Strong understanding of the Israeli culture and community.
  • Must be able to travel in US and overseas.

Position: Donor Relations Professional

We’re looking for a major gifts fundraiser with first class people skills and a passion for Jewish community that is second-to-none. To succeed in this position, you need a high level of emotional intelligence and the ability to create relationships that are dedicated to healing the world. If you are a team player who would find personal and professional satisfaction in the opportunity to connect one-on-one with generous philanthropists in order to fund the life-changing work of The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles, we’d like to hear from you.

Position:  Program Manager, CJIN

Department: Caring for Jews in Need

Part-Time Position: 3 days per week (24 hrs per week – Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays)

Time-Limited Position: December 31, 2019

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION OF POSITION

Reporting to the Senior Vice President, Caring for Jews in Need, the Program Manager, CJIN provides programmatic and planning leadership in the Caring for Jews in Need strategic initiative on special needs populations in Los Angeles.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES

  • Identifies gaps and areas of need relevant to special needs within the Jewish community and works with senior staff at partner agencies and within the Federation to develop new programs and services to meet those needs;
  • Communicates and works with existing services and programs within the Jewish (and non-Jewish) community that support individuals with special needs and identifies and develops new partnerships;
  • Within the special needs priority area staffs subcommittees, working groups and task forces that support program development, implementation and evaluation;
  • Evaluates special needs programs and provides data analysis for Special Needs Engagement Fund;
  • Conducts research on special needs topics, especially as they pertain to trends, government policies and funding;

ADDITIONAL DUTIES

Be available to supervisor for additional assignments, as required, including assisting with the Campaign.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED FOR THIS POSITION

  • Masters’ degree in the field of Public Administration, Social Work, or related area preferred; grants management experience a plus; minimum 2-3 years
  • Knowledge of the Jewish community preferred.
  • Experience working with children and families with special needs preferred.
  • Experience working with various constituencies – clients and social service providers– desired.
  • Must be extremely organized, detail oriented, highly motivated, and flexible.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal skills required.
  • Self-starter; able to take initiative and with work with partners.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and follow-through with multiple projects.
  • Proficient in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Publisher).

Position: NuRoots Administrative Associate

Department: NuRoots

SUMMARY DESCRIPTION OF POSITION

The NuRoots Administrative Associate will play a critical role in creating and supporting a highly functioning NuRoots (Young Adult Engagement) Team. With a specific focus on the NuRoots Field Engagement Team, the Administrative Associate will design, implement and constantly improve information management systems that organize and track the flow of community engagement. The key to this role is being extraordinarily organized, a self-starter with strong work ethics, an acute attention to detail and able to juggle many projects simultaneously. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are a must, along with the ability to exercise independent judgment to provide accurate, timely and effective support functions for the Senior Vice President of NuRoots. This position will work in partnership with other team members to produce and evaluate the department’s range of experiential programming.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES

  • Support the SVP of NuRoots, and provide administrative support to overall NuRoots Field Engagement team operations including but not limited to NuRoots Fellows experiences, City-Wide Festivals and committee meetings.
  • Proactively monitor and manage NuRoots Community Engagement Database – DRIVE – by building reports, analyzing community member data and preparing materials for NuRoots investors and funders.
  • Manage multiple calendars and information to set up meetings and events.
  • Work with operational departments to coordinate meetings, and complete forms and vendor contracts and administer the internal approval process.
  • Handle incoming/outgoing phone calls and general inquiries, including daily contact with community members donors and/or committees
  • Work closely with NuRoots Fellowship Director and Fellows on contracts, outside vendors, and organizational and logistical needs for experiential engagement.
  • Coordinate lay committee meetings and help run NuRoots events, including logistics, invitations, food ordering, registration, set up and clean-up.
  • Organize NuRoots files (includes digital), process electronic filing, check requests, and budget related tabulations.
  • Assist with NuRoots Young Adult Engagement projects as needed..
  • Maintain overall project related calendars and administration and pitch in with special projects.

ADDITIONAL DUTIES

Be available to professional staff for additional assignments as needed. Other duties may be assigned as needed including assisting with the Federation’s Annual Campaign.  Be available for events and meetings outside normal working hours.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED FOR POSITION

  • BA or equivalent preferred. 2-3 years of responsible administrative or related experience.
  • Must have excellent organizational, interpersonal and communications skills, both verbal and written.
  • Excellent computer skills with a specific focus on Microsoft Suite, Excel spreadsheets, database programs and social media
  • Excellent communicator with thorough knowledge of business English and grammar.
  • Must be able to work well in a very busy fast paced environment and manage time well.
  • Extremely flexible, responsible and a great sense of humor!
  • Knowledge of Jewish life and the Los Angeles Jewish Community a plus.

Position: Social Media and Marketing Coordinator

Department: Executive

The Social Media and Marketing Coordinator position offers an incredible opportunity: the chance to build and inspire community in Los Angeles, Israel and abroad through the communication and storytelling efforts of The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles. This position is intended for a creative, innovative, detail-oriented, organized, and thoughtful candidate, who is excited to use various mediums to share the Federation’s work. We are looking for someone who is motivated to create and maintain engaging content for social media and the Federation’s editorial outlet (through photos, blogs, dynamic content, and writing materials). This unique position also provides the opportunity to be a part of the production team of the Federation’s avant-garde podcast, Jay’s 4 Questions. The perfect candidate is on-top of the latest social media trends, wants to integrate those ideas into the Federation’s communication strategy, and is excited to contribute to the ways in which we share the Federation’s impactful story!


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We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

If you are interested in applying for this position please send your resume and cover letter to Jobs@JewishLA.org with the job title in the Subject line.