Assistant Regional Director for Tri State+PA

New York, United States · Regional

Description

Position: Assistant Regional Director for Tri State+PA

Reports to: Regional Director, Tri-state+PA Region

Location: New York City

Position

Do you want to work at the intersection of politics, Middle East policy, the Jewish community and fundraising? Are you interested in joining a rapidly expanding organization that is changing the way people think and talk about Israel and U.S. Middle East policy?

J Street seeks an experienced professional to help J Street expand its political and communal footprint in the Tri-State and Pennsylvania region. The ideal candidate will have a background in fundraising as well as politics and/or the Jewish community. They will be responsible for creating and executing a plan that grows the organization’s leadership ranks, raises operating and political funds and advances the pro-Israel, pro-peace agenda in the American policy and Jewish communal arenas. This position is an outstanding opportunity for a talented, motivated individual to lead regional advocacy efforts for an organization whose influence and reach are growing enormously year to year.

The ARD should be an effective political organizer, experienced fundraiser, skilled communicator, and highly organized self-starter who thrives on hitting ambitious goals and is excited by the challenge of changing the dynamics that shape discussion of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in Congress, American politics and the American Jewish community.

Responsibilities

The ARD is part of a dynamic team reshaping the political landscape in the Tri-State+PA region. They will cultivate strong relationships with lay leaders, partnering with them to accomplish J Street’s goals. Specific responsibilities of this position include:

Development:

Political:

Advocacy:

Community Relations:

Leadership Growth and Administration:


More about J Street

J Street is the political home for pro-Israel, pro-peace Americans working for the future of Israel as the democratic homeland of the Jewish people. The organization believes that preserving Israel’s Jewish and democratic character depends on achieving a two-state solution, resulting in a Palestinian state living alongside Israel in peace and security.

Launched in 2008 with four staff and a limited budget, J Street is now a $10 million organization with a national staff of more than 60. The organization is headquartered in Washington, DC, employing staff in 8 cities including Boston, Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Seattle, San Francisco and Tel Aviv. The New York office is the largest regional office (outside of DC), housing both regional and national staff.

J Street focuses its work in three main areas: (1) Advocating and demonstrating support for pro-Israel, pro-peace policies in Congress, the media and the Jewish community; (2) Endorsing and raising money for federal candidates who share J Street’s agenda; and (3) Educating the public and raising awareness of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the two-state solution.

Requirements

Required and Desired Skills and Characteristics

Applicants should have a demonstrated track record in the following required skills:


Additional desired qualifications include:

Benefits

Compensation and Hours

Salary for this full-time position will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Hours and duties may fluctuate based on J Street event and staff travel schedules. Benefits include paid vacation and sick leave, paid time off on federal and Jewish holidays, health and dental insurance, company paid life insurance, 401k and flexible spending account.

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