Engagement Coordinator, Mid-Atlantic

JGO: Jewish Grad Organization | Washington, DC, United States

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Posted Date 5/21/2024

About JGO:

The Jewish Grad Organization (JGO) is a non-profit organization that supports Jewish graduate students on 145+ grad campuses across North America, as well as our alumni, in their professional and personal growth by creating an environment where they can connect, grow, and give back to the Jewish community.  Our mission is to empower Jewish graduate students as they navigate their careers and personal lives, fostering a sense of belonging and enriching their Jewish identity along the way.

Job Description:

Join JGO as one of our Engagement Coordinators, where you'll be the driving force behind fostering vibrant Jewish communities among graduate students in the greater Mid-Atlantic area. Your role will involve building relationships, creating, organizing, and running programs and events regularly, and offering support to enhance Jewish life at around 10-15 campuses.


  • Develop and implement personalized engagement strategies for graduate students, tailoring approaches to accommodate their diverse academic backgrounds and needs.
  • Cultivate strong relationships with students through regular in-person meetings, understanding their aspirations, challenges, and networks.
  • Actively recruit students for JGO-sponsored events both on and off campus, facilitating participation in gatherings such as JELCON, Fellowships, Shabbat Across America, and more.
  • Design, organize, and execute programs and events on campus regularly, ensuring they cater to the interests and needs of the student community.
  • Serve as a knowledgeable resource and guide for students seeking opportunities for young adult engagement.
  • Participate in local off-campus events, ensuring all logistics as needed.
  • Coordinate local marketing and social media management including email marketing (Mailchimp), social media postings, and overall communications management.
  • Provide logistical support and ownership over all local programs, both on-campus and off-campus
  • Travel throughout the region on a regular basis


  • 0-3 years of professional experience, with a Bachelor's degree.
  • Previous experience in recruitment.
  • An energetic and engaging personality, coupled with strong problem-solving and multitasking abilities.
  • Ability to work both independently and as a member of the professional team.
  • Superior problem-solving and multi-tasking ability.
  • Competent computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, and experience in marketing and social media management.
  • You have a car and are easily able to drive throughout the region

What We Offer:

  • Full-time position based in the greater DC area and travel throughout the Mid-Atlantic  
  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
  • Opportunities for professional development and growth within a supportive team environment.
  • The chance to make a meaningful impact on the lives of Jewish graduate students and the broader community.

To apply, please submit resume to [email protected]

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