Repair the World mobilizes Jews and their communities to take action to pursue a just world. We believe that service in support of social change is vital to a flourishing Jewish community and an inspired Jewish life. By 2030, Repair will inspire and catalyze one million acts of service towards repairing the world.
Repair is building a national Jewish service movement that mobilizes young adults to serve in their communities, catalyzes service through deep partnerships within Jewish communal organizations, and inspires people to take action through time-bound thematic national service campaigns, digital engagement, and service.
Repair the World is seeking a passionate and experienced leader to serve as its Regional Director, West Coast. This professional will provide leadership coaching & supervision, program oversight, and fundraising strategy guidance to Western Repair communities - (currently Los Angeles, the Bay Area and Colorado). The candidate must live in Los Angeles, the Bay Area, or Colorado.
This position is on Repair’s National Team and reports to the Senior Director of Community Impact. This professional will supervise a team of program managers & directors who manage local staff and volunteers in the West coast region. As a leader on the National Program Team, the Regional Director, West Coast will collaborate closely with the Regional Development Director, Fellowship Director, Service Corps Director, and Executive Leadership to meet the needs of our program staff, Fellows, Corps Members, program participants, stakeholders, and local donors. This position holds a National & Regional executive presence. Travel to communities within the Regional Directors portfolio is expected.
- Provide regular, high-quality, growth-oriented supervision to local West Coast Repair staff in pursuit of increasing Repair’s community connections and partnerships; grow a strong team culture of collaboration, shared learning, high standards, and growth while embodying the organization’s core values.
- Work with the Senior Director of Community Impact, local program directors, and managers to ensure the development, and oversight, of clear metrics for program goals and budget, with an eye toward continual improvement.
- Collaborate across all national Repair program departments to ensure cohesion and shared vision and goals
- Serve as a thought partner to staff in the west on organizational development, strategy, and local partnerships.
- In partnership with the national fundraising team, lead the strategy to ensure at least 50% local funding in each west community by building relationships with donors, collaborating with the development team on grant strategy, and institutional cultivation and stewardship.
- Serve on the Mobilize Leadership team with Regional Directors, Fellowship, and Service Corps Directors.
- In collaboration with the national team and Chief Strategy Officer, develop and implement a vision for regional expansion.
- Work closely with the Finance, Operations, Digital, and Development teams to identify program needs and improve systems as the main point of communication between the western region and national teams.
Position Requirements and Skills
We know that you may not have all the skills listed below, and we encourage you to apply if you meet most of the requirements.
- 6+ years of experience with strength in managing multiple high-level staff simultaneously.
- Excitement about connecting Jewish values and learning to service and social justice world; commitment to building pluralistic and social change-oriented Jewish community. Knowledge of and connection with the Jewish communities in the west is a plus.
- Demonstrated success in coaching, inspiring, and motivating a team around a common vision; the ability to lead a team through change with clarity and focus.
- Track record of successful organizational development; an ability to seize opportunities, learn and course correct in real-time.
- Deep interpersonal and communication skills; proven ability to connect with executive and non-profit leaders and young adults; skills in relationship building across communities.
- Sophisticated awareness of poverty, structural racism, power, and privilege, ability to facilitate conversations around these issues with diverse groups in ways that empower and open people to learning.
- Experience with guiding strategy alongside execution.
- Familiarity with fundraising and stakeholder management.
- Comfort with utilizing CRM systems, utilizing data analysis to make data-informed decisions a plus.
How to Apply
Please submit your resume and cover letter here. Priority will be given to applicants who submit their materials before 9/16/22.
Repair the World Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
We deeply value the diversity of insight, perspective, and experience brought by people from backgrounds typically underrepresented in Jewish institutions. This includes Black, Latinx, and Asian people, Black Jews, Jews of Color, Sephardi and Mizrachi Jews, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and gender non-conforming people, and people with disabilities. We also welcome applications from people of diverse religious, spiritual, and cultural backgrounds.
The organization provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, alienage or citizenship status, creed, genetic predisposition or carrier status, national origin, disability condition, marital status, status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran, or any other protected characteristic as established by law. In addition, the organization affirmatively seeks to advance the principles of equal employment opportunity as it applies to all policies and procedures relating to recruitment and hiring, compensation, benefits, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment.
Compensation at Repair the World is determined based on the salary band for the role and adjusted based on cost of living where the final candidate resides. The candidate must live in Los Angeles, the Bay Area, or Colorado. Compensation for this role starts at between $90,000 - $105,000. The benefits package includes paid time off for service in addition to vacation and holidays, and the employer pays 100% for employee medical/dental/vision coverage and 50% for dependents, retirement matching, and professional development funds. In addition, employees with Repair for at least a year are eligible for 12 weeks of paid parental leave.
The process for the hired applicant will include the following steps:
- Submission of Cover Letter and Resume
- Applicants moved forward will have a first round screening with a member of Repair’s Operations team.
- Applicants that move forward from a first round interview will have a second round interview with the Senior Director of Community Impact and Senior Director of Philanthropy.
- The third and final round interview will be with a current Regional Director and a member of Repair’s Executive Team.
- Two professional references will be requested before the final round of the interview process.