Programming/Admin Associate

Congregation Or Tzion | Scottsdale, AZ, United States

Posted Date 5/01/2022
Description

Congregation Or Tzion  is a vibrant, welcoming community where Jews and their families in Scottsdale, Arizona and beyond gather to worship, learn, serve, and actively engage in the sacred traditions of our shared heritage. We are inspired by Jewish history, the wisdom of our sacred texts, and the tenets of Conservative Judaism. We use these in order to nurture our souls and our connection to God, to educate our children as well as ourselves, to cultivate leadership among all congregants, to celebrate our joys, to comfort those among us who are suffering, and to serve our community, the People and Nation of Israel, and the world beyond our community. We engage in the great traditions of Judaism, respond to the current concerns of our community, and plan for a future of sacred engagement for generations to come.

The synagogue is looking for a Professional to support communication, programming and the clergy in their roles with the congregation. The professional must be organized, able to handle rapidly changing situations, trustworthy, build relationships with clergy, staff, congregants and community, and be an effective communicator. A knowledge and understanding of Jewish practices and Hebrew will be beneficial.

  • The individual will work with clergy, staff, leadership and congregants to assist with the overall functioning of the synagogue, including Religious School, Communication, Programming (Religious, Social Action, Fundraising and Social events), and Community Engagement.

 

  • This staff person will take the lead on synagogue programming for holidays, social action, social events and engagement.

 

  • The individual will function as the Marketing and Communication specialist for the synagogue. In this role, they will manage:
    • Creation of flyers and marketing materials
    • Preparing the weekly ebulletin
    • Preparing other regular correspondence, such as Rabbi’s weekly email, condolence notices, eblasts, etc
    • Manage the website, including program updates, keeping the website fresh with new pictures and other functions
    • Manage Social Media presence
    • Take photos at events for use on the website, social media and other publications
  • In their role to support the Clergy, they will be a connector - serve as a liaison between the clergy, the congregation and the community.
  • They will be aware of the clergy's daily schedules and prepare them for all appointments and events.
  • They will coordinate all of the member's life-cycle events - Birth to Death.
  • Help organize ritual services: Shabbat and holidays.

In essence, this professional will be a gatekeeper. They must maintain knowledge of the demands on the clergy's professional and personal schedules and serve as a buffer, when necessary, so the clergy can focus their efforts on those things that will make them and the synagogue successful.

 

Duration
Full Time
Categories
Administrative Support | Marketing/PR | Programming
Organization Type
Synagogue
Benefits
Leave Early for Shabbat | Paid Vacation | Sick Days
Job Location
US

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