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Los angeles Young Women's Leadership Network Part-Time Coordinator

JWI is currently seeking a part-time coordinator (10-plus hours per week initially) for its Young Women's Leadership Network, which brings together Jewish professional women in their 20s and 30s to grow as leaders in their workplaces, their communities and their personal lives. The coordinator will be responsible for managing day-to-day operations of the start-up efforts of the Network in Los Angeles. This position works closely with the national manager of the Young Women’s Leadership Network, who is based in Washington, D.C.

Responsibilities include: Managing the Young Women’s Leadership Network of L.A. board, identifying and working with monthly workshop speakers, retaining and growing membership, managing social media presence for the Network, and Network engagement. In conjunction with JWI’s national communications staff, the Young Women’s Leadership Network coordinator will help identify and create press opportunities. The part-time Coordinator will also be responsible for identifying additional fundraising and donor engagement opportunities. The time commitment and salary are expected to increase over time.

A successful candidate will have:

  • 2-3 years of experience in event coordination and planning or community engagement
  • Commitment to developing connections to professionals in the L.A. area
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and programs
  • Should be a connector, with an outgoing personality 
  • Strong writing and communication skills
  • Committed to progressive women’s issues
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and a team player attitude

Interns

JWI is seeking energetic, hardworking, detail-oriented interns for the following departments: 

Programs 

The programs intern must have strong writing and communications skills and a demonstrated interest in women’s issues and policies such as violence against women, choice, financial literacy, domestic violence and sexual assault are strongly encouraged to apply. Day to day responsibilities include updating web content, writing blog posts, conducting research on pending legislation, marketing JWI’s programs, and special projects. Intern must be available to come into the office at least 2 days a week. 

Development

The development intern works on a variety of fundraising projects and activities, including JWI’s annual Women to Watch gala, the National Library Initiative, Flower Project, and social media planning. This intern also conducts foundation research using the Web and traditional sources and works with the marketing team to help integrate fundraising activities into JWI’s marketing strategy. Ideal candidates must have excellent written and oral communication skills, proficiency with MS Word, and experience with Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote is desirable. Additionally, experience in online research is highly valued. The intern must be able to work independently, committed to progressive women’s issues, and available to come into the office at least two days per week. 

Marketing

The marketing intern will assist with the organization’s marketing and communications efforts as well as its premier publication,JW magazine. Duties include writing and editing for our website and newsletters, drafting press releases, and event promotion and marketing. The intern also will assist with promotion and advertising for the magazine as well as researching story ideas and short writing assignments. Good writing skills are essential. Intern must be available to come into the office at least 2 days a week. Please include writing samples with resume and cover letter.

Magazine

The magazine intern assists with JW magazine. Published online and once per year in print, JW offers women resources, insights and tips for everyday Jewish living and attracts readership and interest among a broad audience. Duties will include writing, research, editing, and proofreading for a variety of articles and short features. Interns will receive frequent writing assignments and also have an opportunity to propose their own stories and do original research. This internship is ideal for a journalism student. Good writing skills are essential. Please include writing samples with resume and cover letter.