IAC New England Regional Director

Israeli American Council | Newton, MA, United States

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Posted Date 3/28/2024
Description

About the Israeli-American Council: 

The mission of the Israeli-American Council (IAC) is to build an engaged and united Israeli-American community that strengthens the Israeli and Jewish identity of our next generation, the American Jewish community, and the bond between the peoples of the United States and the State of Israel.

Job Purpose:

The IAC is seeking a New England Regional Director to lead its vision of building a strong, educated, active and resilient community with Israel at heart. The ideal leader will build on the existing educational programs, vibrant community-building activities, partnerships and leadership cultivation efforts to expand IAC New England. The ideal candidate is a strong leader with excellent interpersonal skills, deep knowledge of the Jewish and Israeli-American communities and cultures, experienced manager and fundraiser and one who possesses the needed qualities to drive and implement the IAC mission and vision.  The NE Regional Director reports to the Chief Communities Office. 

 Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Lead the IAC New England team, Regional Council, volunteers and community. Set the strategy and lead the execution and growth of the New England Region.
  • Establish a strong and mutually supportive relationship between the Israeli-American community and the Jewish community in New England. Represent the Israeli-American community within the larger Jewish community as well as the Greater New England community.
  • Work closely with the Regional Council to:
    • Adapt the national vision and mission to the New England region. 
    • Develop a strong IAC local  lay leadership.
    • Set the strategy and lead the execution and growth of New England Region. Develop and implement a strong fundraising plan including major events. 
  • Lead all fundraising initiatives to meet fundraising goals.
  • Oversee IAC New England office programming, events, operations, finances, marketing and other ongoing projects with the National IAC headquarter.
  • Hire, train, support and supervise professional staff for the New England IAC Regional office.  
  • Create, oversee and implement the annual budget. Monitor adherence to set budgets and organization’s procedures, fundraise and support fundraising efforts. 
  • Play an active role in the leadership of the IAC, participate in overall organizational development and creation of new events and programs. Represent the IAC in various forums.

 

Skills/Qualifications: 

  • Proven experience in leadership and management of a non-profit organization with at least five years in similar positions.
  • Excellent inter-personal skills.
  • Deep knowledge and understanding of Israeli and American cultures.
  • Fluent and skilled in both spoken and written Hebrew and English.
  • Conceptual thinker, ability to see the big picture and to create and execute a grand vision.
  • Good operational, administrative, and management capabilities, ability to lead processes.
  • Strong high-level planning and monitoring capabilities.
  • Experience in managing and leading a team of employees.
  • Action-oriented and ability to handle multiple tasks and deadlines.
  • A proactive, energetic and positive leader. 
  • Public speaker.
  • Exceptional writing and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with donors, Council members, staff and community organizations.
  • Exceptional ability to multi-task and work under pressure.
  • Knowledge in Israel related issues and passion regarding community building.
  • Bachelor’s degree required, graduate degree preferred.
Salary90,000.00 - 120,000.00 Annual
Duration
Full Time
Categories
Fundraising/Grants/Giving | Hebrew | Regional Director
Organization Type
Community Relations
Job Location
US
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