Jobs at JWI


National Manager, Young Women’s Leadership Network

JWI is seeking an enthusiastic, welcoming, motivated individual to join our Washington, D.C.-based team managing the Young Women’s Leadership Network - our fastest-growing initiative, engaging thousands of professional Jewish women in their 20s and 30s for monthly local events focused on personal and professional enrichment, volunteerism, and philanthropy, as well as several national leadership and advocacy events. Networks are currently operating in Washington, D.C, New York, Denver, Los Angeles, Chicago, and San Francisco.

Responsibilities

  • Spearhead strategic planning, growth, partnership development, and brand management for the Young Women’s Leadership Network

  • Engage, recruit, train, and manage relationships with local board members in Washington D.C., New York, Los Angeles, Denver, Chicago, and San Francisco

  • Work collaboratively with Network board members to plan and execute 75+ programs annually

  • Organize and create marketing strategies for the Network’s annual large-scale events, including the Young Women’s Leadership Conference, National Board Retreat, and Young Women’s Advocacy Day

  • Execute the launch of new Networks, including community research, engaging community leaders, and strategizing outreach and marketing

  • Manage JWI’s Mentorship Program, connecting Network members to leaders and role models in a variety of industries nationwide

  • Oversee the Network Coordinator in creation of engaging social media content and campaigns for the Young Women’s Leadership Network on all platforms

  • Support the organization’s leadership in writing grant proposals and seeking out new opportunities for funding

  • Work with the development team on membership engagement

  • Represent the Network at community events

  • Create innovative strategies for Network engagement

  • Facilitate volunteer/ committee retention

  • Oversee annual and event-specific budgets

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, public policy, public administration or related field

  • Excellent organizational and time-management skills, including a demonstrated ability to manage changing priorities

  • Experience with fundraising, including grant management and proposal writing

  • Outstanding communication skills

  • Ability to think strategically, and to anticipate and orchestrate next steps

  • Broad knowledge of and commitment to the programs, issues, and initiatives of JWI

  • Ability to interact effectively with members, representatives of other organizations, elected officials, and high-level executives

  • A minimum of 4 to 6 years of related experience

 

Consultant for Men As Allies: Leading Equitable Workplaces

Jewish Women International (JWI), the leading Jewish organization working to end violence against women and girls, is seeking a Consultant to prepare and facilitate conversations around equitable workplaces for men working as staff or serving as lay leaders and donors in Jewish communal organizations.

Specifically, we are seeking a professional facilitator to launch a pilot project – Men as Allies and Partners - in the D.C. area, working with men in the Jewish community to engage them in work to end sexual harassment and build more equitable workplaces. The consultant will work closely with JWI staff to create cohort-specific discussion guides and to facilitate gender specific conversations that allow for deep learning, active and reflective listening, honest sharing, role playing, and consciousness raising –with a goal of moving the needle on systemic culture change. Through partnerships with the Bender JCC and the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington, four conversation circles will be held among three cohorts of men: staff, Millennial-age donors/lay leaders and Gen X/Baby Boomer donors/lay leaders. The consultant will assist JWI staff in sharing work with Jewish communal leadership through 2 webinars and a national conference, and work with JWI staff on any revisions to the initiative in preparation for national rollout in year two. The ideal consultant should be an experienced facilitator who has worked with issues related to power-based violence and has comprehensive knowledge of the Jewish communal world.

Responsibilities

  • Design cohort-specific training curriculum (including facilitator’s guides and off-site, independent “homework”)

  • Facilitate 4 conversations for each of 3 cohorts

  • Manage off-site work from participants (blog posts, homework, informal group conversations)

  • Forward news articles and research to JWI staff to add to website to engage the national field

  • Report back to JWI staff on what transpired during sessions while maintaining confidentiality of participants

  • Refine facilitator guides as needed following conversations for national use

  • Advise JWI staff on suggested changes to implement in national rollout following completion of pilot year (year two)

Requirements

  • Knowledge of power-based violence (including sexual harassment, male privilege and positive masculinity)

  • Previous experience developing training resources and facilitating conversations

  • Ability to complete full training cycle (assess needs, plan, develop, coordinate, monitor and evaluate)

  • Familiarity with Jewish communal workplaces (particularly JCCs and Federations)

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills

Compensation is $40 per hour with approximately 10 hours/week. Consultant must be on-site for two days in September and December 2019, and February and April 2020. Additional travel to national conference(s) is a possibility.

 

 

Interns

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

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 resumé and cover letter.


Programs

JWI’s program department is seeking a summer intern to help develop our dating abuse and sexual assault prevention programs for college students. The programs are targeted to Greek life and Jewish students on campuses across the country. In addition to helping with program development, the intern will be part of a team planning and implementing our annual Summer Series breakfast briefings for D.C. interns and young professionals. The ideal intern will be a member of Greek life and available to work Monday through Thursday for a period of six to eight weeks this summer.

 

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 resumé and cover letter.


Social Media - Young Women's Leadership Network

The YWLN social media intern will assist with the Network’s marketing and communications efforts and works closely with the National Manager of the Young Women’s Leadership Network. Responsibilities include: Network engagement, logistical planning for network events (in four cities), identifying workshop speakers, retaining and growing membership, managing social media presence for the network, and helping with the planning of JWI’s “Summer Series.” Intern must be available to come into JWI's D.C. office at least two days per week. Please include writing samples with resumé and cover letter.

 A successful candidate will have:

  • Strong writing and communication skills

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and programs

  • Should be a connector, with an outgoing personality

  • Experience in event coordination and planning or community engagement


Development and Marketing Intern

The development and marketing intern works on a variety of fundraising projects and activities, including JWI’s annual Women to Watch gala luncheon, the National Library Initiative, Flower Project, and social media planning. This intern also conducts foundation research using online 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, and PowerPoint. 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 JWI's D.C. office at least two days per week. Please send writing samples with resume and cover letter to Senior Development Manager Lisa Register at [email protected].


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