Women’s League for Conservative Judaism
Women’s League for Conservative Judaism (WLCJ) (www.wlcj.org) is an international organization connecting Conservative Jewish women who support our mission of enhancing Jewish knowledge, engaging in Jewish life, expanding communal involvement, and supporting the Jewish community and humanity. As an active arm of the Conservative/Masorti movement and the largest synagogue-based women’s organization worldwide, Women’s League provides services to tens of thousands of women and hundreds of women’s groups throughout North America and internationally. Reporting to the Executive Director, this position works collaboratively with other staff to provide information to our constituents, who consist of members, volunteer leadership, and the broader community. This job is in our New York City office, located in midtown Manhattan.
- Develops and writes communication materials including, but not limited to, e-newsletters, promotional material for events and activities, programs, press releases, pre and post program and activities, and triennial convention materials
- Provides copyediting—including proofreading, grammar, and punctuation, to ensure consistency across content.
- Edits and produces New Outlook magazine, twice annually.
- Contributes written content for website and social media.
- Implements communications strategies to inform, educate, and connect with the WLCJ community.
- Supports board level and member committees, including Communications and Education Committee.
- Provides additional support as needed for written communications related needs.
The ideal candidate for the position will have the following qualifications:
- Bachelor’s degree required.
- Demonstrated proficient use of Microsoft Office, Adobe, InDesign/Illustrator.
- Ability to conceptualize, write, and edit strategic, accurate, and concise content.
- Knowledge of writing styles and guidelines for various media formats and ability to create, coordinate, and edit copy for each format.
- Demonstrated proficiency in communicating and engaging a wide range of constituencies.
- Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills for professional in person and remote communication.
- Strong organizational and time-management skills.
- Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
- Journalism and/or professional writing and editing experience preferred.
- Knowledge of and/or experience working in the Jewish community preferred.
- Ability to work occasional evening or weekend events with prior notice.
References upon request. A writing sample may be requested.