Full-Time Positions

Communications Manager

JWI is seeking a dynamic, self-motivated individual with experience and demonstrable skills in communications, social media including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, writing and editing for the Web, and website content management. The communications manager will be responsible for developing the voice for all aspects of the organization’s online presence. The ideal candidate will also have experience managing online brand marketing, fundraising and advocacy outreach campaigns, with a strong background in social media. Tasks require a strong attention to detail and ability to work under tight deadlines. This person will also be responsible for crafting email marketing and online outreach campaigns in addition to writing, editing and publishing website content. The ideal candidate will also have press experience and know how to craft a press release and pitch stories. The communications manager will report directly to the VP of marketing and communications and will work closely with the program and marketing departments of the organization.

Requirements:

  • B.A. and 2-4 years of applicable online communications experience
  • Exceptional writing, communication and organizational skills
  • Eye for Web and graphic design desired
  • Knowledge of HTML and experience with CMS and CRM
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Understanding of Web and social media analytics and their application
  • Proven ability to work effectively within a cross-departmental team
  • Working knowledge of AP Style
 

Advocacy Manager

JWI is hiring an Advocacy Manager to advance our legislative priorities and deepen the engagement of our grassroots. JWI is a steering committee member of the National Task Force to End Sexual Violence and Domestic Violence, convenes the Interfaith Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence, and leads the Jewish community in working to end gender-based violence.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Represent JWI to advance legislative and policy goals
  • Participate in numerous and diverse coalitions
  • Engage Jewish and interfaith communities on our issues
  • Strengthen JWI’s grassroots advocacy network
  • Collaborate with JWI’s Marketing team on press, op-eds, social media, blog posts, and campaigns.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of one year of experience on Capitol Hill
  • Strong analytical, writing and verbal skills
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work in a fast-paced environment; work independently and as a part of a team
  • Familiarity with the organized Jewish community

Part-Time Positions

Young Women's Leadership Network L.A. Coordinator

JWI is seeking a part-time coordinator (10-plus hours per week initially) for the Young Women's Leadership Network, who 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 LA board, identifying and working with 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 LA 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

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.

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

Jewish Women International is an equal opportunity employer regardless of age, color, national origin, disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.