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Program Manager

JOFA is seeking a full-time Program Manager for a fast-paced, growing organization to help plan, implement and oversee its program strategy. This includes responsibility for the ongoing activities of JOFA programs in education, advocacy, and communal outreach. This position reports to the Executive Director. Specific responsibilities include the following: 

Program Development 
Develop program calendar for the year 
Set monthly, quarterly, and yearly programming budget goals 
Collaborate with JOFA staff, lay leaders, and partner organizations to implement programs 
Identify important topics and relevant questions for focus in JOFA programming, including local and regional events, in-person events, webinars, and online panels 
Work in consultation with the Manager for Institutional Advancement to manage communication and logistics at all stages of programming, including recruitment, planning, execution, and evaluation 
Work in collaboration with the Manager of Institutional Advancement and Executive Director to provide content for social media accounts -- FB, Twitter, Instagram, newsletters, Canva graphics, and web content. 
Coordinate JOFA’s presence at community events sponsored by JOFA sponsors 

Programming Responsibilities 
Oversee Program Interns and consultants in creating and managing JOFA programs in the areas of advocacy, education, outreach, leadership, and ritual inclusion 
Work with volunteer committees to further JOFA’s mission through national programming 
Lead staff person for major events (i.e. JOFA Conference, JOFA Dinner, etc) 
Coordinate and manage logistics of all JOFA programs 

The suitable candidate should have: 
Strong familiarity and identification with the Orthodox feminist mission of JOFA 
Strong Jewish education background 
3+ years experience in not-for-profit programming and management 
Experience with project management 
Very strong interpersonal skills and problem-solving abilities 
Strong English writing skills 
Proficiency in Hebrew desired 
Ability to work well and efficiently, and manage several programs simultaneously 
Political savvy and understanding of political dynamics in not-for-profit work 
Team Player: Demonstrate reliability and self-starter skills with high standards for taking initiative and conducting self with personal accountability for all professional behavior in a team setting and with respect to individual role and responsibilities. This includes the willingness to work periodic irregular hours as needed. 
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Compensation:

$45,000-50,000 commensurate with experience 
Benefits: Standard, JOFA- provided benefits for salaried-exempt employees, as per the employee handbook, including Health and Disability Insurance JOFA Health Insurance option, Personal Days and Family Leave and Sick leave 

Application instructions:

Application should be sent to jobs@jofa.org. Please put “Program Manager” in the subject line. Please include: cover letter, resume and a writing sample. Visit here for more information. 

Manager for Institutional Advancement

JOFA is seeking a full-time Manager for Institutional Advancement for a fast-paced, growing organization to help plan and implement the organization’s communication and development strategy. Communication responsibilities will focus on strengthening the organization’s public engagement through any media, including print, web, social media, and email. Responsibilities include managing JOFA’s databases and messaging platforms and managing and maintaining JOFA’s website. Development responsibilities include donor research and stewardship, as well as managing the fundraising calendar. 

 

The ideal candidate is an advocacy oriented professional who is energized by working with others and passionate about sharing JOFA’s impact within the Jewish community. This position is key to JOFA’s success and requires a highly organized, creative, enthusiastic, detail-oriented and motivated person to support multi-channel engagement and revenue generation. The Manager for Institutional Advancement will report to JOFA’s Executive Director. 
 

Key Responsibilities 
Working with Executive Director and Board members to create and implement a strategic approach to fundraising. 
Developing and implementing a communication strategy in collaboration with staff and Board members. 
Cultivating the organization’s stakeholders and digital communities, including the management of JOFA’s mass emailing platforms. 
Managing and developing the organization’s social media accounts, and producing textual and visual content for social media. 
Writing text for mass emails, event announcements, weekly updates, print media, and any other communications. 
Managing JOFA’s website, including updating and posting of both textual and visual content. 
Employing digital expertise and creativity in support of all other JOFA activities, including development and public engagement. 
Processing gifts and donor acknowledgements. 
Administrative and other duties in support of JOFA’s operations, as assigned by the Executive Director. 
 

The suitable candidate should have:

The ideal candidate will have at least three years of experience in the following areas and apply these strengths in their role at JOFA as follows: 

  • Development: Manage development projects and work with data, donors, a donor database, and lay leaders on donor development projects. 

  • Donor Relationship Management: Support, manage, and work to maintain and improve a positive experience with JOFA’s offerings for everyone connected to JOFA. 

  • Content Management: Manage and be creative with digital media communications, including JOFA’s website, mass mailings and social media. 

  • Communication Skills: Be comfortable with public speaking and demonstrate strong, persuasive and professional verbal and written communication skills. Fluency in English. Proficiency in Hebrew desired. . 

  • Strategic Thinking: Collaborate inthought partnership with the Executive Director for annual individual donor fundraising campaign planning and implementation and incorporate consideration of impact, resources, and larger institutional goals. 

  • Team Player/Professionalism: Demonstrate reliability and self-starter skills with high standards for taking initiative and conducting self with personal accountability for all professional behavior in a team setting and with respect to individual role and responsibilities. This includes the willingness to work periodic irregular hours as needed. 

  • Eagerness to Learn: Demonstrate the desire to learn, ask questions, and work to understand generic and innovative strategies within the broader fundraising world. 

  • Belief in the Mission: Actively demonstrate a commitment to integrity, credibility, and dedication to JOFA’s mission..

Compensation:

 $50,000-55,000 commensurate with experience 
Benefits: Standard, JOFA- provided benefits for salaried-exempt employees, as per the employee handbook, including Health and Disability insurance, JOFA Health Insurance option, Personal Days and Family Leave and Sick leave. 
 

Application instructions:

Application should be sent to jobs@jofa.org. Please put “Manager for Institutional Advancement” in the subject line. Please include: cover letter, resume and a writing sample. Visit here for more information.