Camp and Immersive Experience Specialist

Moishe House | Encinitas, NY, United States

Posted Date 11/15/2022
Description

Who We Are:

Moishe (pronounced moy-shuh) House is what being Jewish in your 20s is all about. Launched in 2006 when four friends began hosting Shabbat dinners in their home, Moishe House provides a space for over 70,000 young adults around the world to create meaningful, welcoming Jewish communities for themselves and their peers each year. To date, there are more than 150 communities in over 40 countries, and we’re still growing!

The Camp and Immersive Experiences Specialist reports to the Director of Immersive Experience and is responsible for planning and implementing large experiential events for Camp Nai Nai Nai and the other immersives, such as Staff-led and Peer-led retreats. Camp Nai Nai Nai is the ultimate Jewish summer camp for adults in their 20s and 30s! Launched in 2017, this all-inclusive weekend experience has become a staple of Jewish young adult life on the East Coast (Pennsylvania) and the West Coast (SF Bay area). We are passionate about continuing our work in engaging young adults at our in-person camps and providing unique access points to Jewish life for young adults through other experiences, such as Jews Cruises and retreats! 

All voices are needed at Moishe House. Every new member of the Moishe House team is an opportunity for us to introduce fresh perspectives, talent, and skills into our workforce and our communities. People who identify as Black, Indigenous, and People Of Color (BIPOC) and historically marginalized groups, including, People with Disabilities, People from the LGBTQ+ communities are all encouraged to apply for our open positions!

We seek employees from diverse backgrounds, faiths, and life experiences to join our team located in the United States, South America, Europe, and the former Soviet Union. Our vision, in part, is for a fair and equitable workplace, where diversity is celebrated and can truly flourish. We recognize we have a ways to go and a lot to learn.

Who You Are and What You’ll Do: 

  • You believe in our mission, have a passion for serving others, place high value in being part of a strong team, and are excited to join a dynamic, inspirational organization.
  • You love planning and implementing large immersive, experiential events!
  • You have strong detail orientation and enthusiasm for adult Jewish camping and retreating
  • You are flexible and efficient in adjusting to the moving aspects of planning successful events.
  • You have excellent organizational, multi-tasking, and project management skills while managing many moving parts.
  • You’ll work with the Immersive Experiences Team to lead program enrollment, logistics, data tracking, and communications, including:
  • Communication and Outreach:
    • Drive recruitment and brand awareness for Camp programs through partnerships, stakeholders, social media, and paid advertisement.
    • Manage communications with program participants, including the Camp email account and day to day responses on social media channels
    • Monitor and update website to ensure it has the latest registration and outreach information
    • Collaborate with other Moishe House departments to ensure Camp programs and participants are seamlessly integrated into the larger organizational ecosystem
  • Program Implementation and Logistics:
    • Purchase materials, supplies, and equipment in a cost-conscious manner and track all expenses
    • Mange relationships with vendors, research, secure, and manage vendors for transportation and event services, negotiate price-efficient and risk-free contracts, and resolve issues that may arise with venues, vendors and other service providers.
    • Manage staff documents, contractor payments, and travel reimbursement including creating Microsoft forms for staff to complete, and assisting with reimbursements for other immersive experiences.
    • Oversee data management and Salesforce import for Camp and other immersive experiences
    • Create and manage post-camp evaluation surveys.
  • Program enrollment:
    • Process program registration, applications and required documentation (e.g. Covid vaccine cards, drivers licenses, license plates)
    • Manage scholarship program (creating scholarship forms and overseeing communication) and processing of camper refunds
    • Oversee participant accommodations
    • Manage and coordinate staff and camper transportation.
  • At Camp
    • Lead Production staff in operational program support, including set-up and tear-down
    • Manage 8-10 camp contractors and their program supplies and needs
  • You have a Bachelor’s Degree in communications, data management, logistics, or another related field. Additional 4 years of full-time relevant experience may be substituted for the degree
  • You have a minimum of three years full-time post-undergraduate professional experience, preferably in camping, program coordination, communications, event planning, and/or Jewish communal work.
  • You bring demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills, meticulous attention to detail and record-keeping, and significant experience with creating and managing social media marketing on Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, and Twitter
  • You have demonstrated fluency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Forms)
  • You have demonstrated experience in large event coordination, vendor relations, project management, and administrative support
  • You have the ability to efficiently manage financial transactions and data tracking, and keep accurate records
  • You have working knowledge of WordPress, Salesforce, Monday.com and Constant Contact (preferred)
  • You can effectively and enthusiastically represent the Camp to multiple stakeholders, including campers, camp staff, and the community at large
  • You thrive in a work setting where multitasking and monitoring several projects at all times, working well under pressure, and managing time effectively is fun for you and makes you even more productive!
  • You embrace and demonstrate the Moishe Mindset: Be the Difference, Connect & Listen, Invest Wisely, Embrace the Unknown, Own It!, Value People, and Work Well, Live Well, and Have Fun!
  • You have eligibility to work in the United States without employer sponsorship
  • You are able to travel and work long hours leading up to and during some Camp and Retreat weekends, including, but not limited to:
    • Camp West 2023 - May 5-7, 2023 at Camp Newman / Bay Area
    • Camp East 2023 – Sept1 1-3, 2023 (Labor Day) / at Capital Camps /DC Area

The Fine Print:

The Camp and Immersive Experience Specialist is a full-time, exempt, year-round position, and requires weekday office hours to complete job requirements. This position works in one of our U.S. Hub Offices (Encinitas, Chicago, New York, Washington, D.C., or Charlotte), and is supervised by the Director, Immersive Experiences.

Our team works a hybrid schedule at our Hub Offices, where employees can choose to work remotely 2 days per week and collaborate in-person with coworkers the rest of the week. 

Moishe House requires “full vaccination” for all staff to travel, work in offices, and participate in any Moishe House group gatherings. We use the CDC’s definition of “full vaccination” as the standard, with variations based on country as needed.

How Moishe House Takes Care of You:

  • Healthcare: Health, vision, dental, and mental health benefits ($0 employee contribution option available)
  • Time off: Paid time off (used as needed for personal, vacation, and sick days) per year that increases with continued employment (additional benefits for former Hillel and BBYO employees through the Talent Alliance) PLUS office closures and up to 7 floating holidays for Jewish and US holidays
  • 401(k): up to 3% matching after one year of employment
  • Flexible Spending Account options
  • Quarterly paid day of service to give back to your community
  • Highly qualified, creative, and go-getter teammates and a dedicated supervisor
  • Company discounts on flights, hotels, sporting events, concerts amusement parks, gyms, and more through Plum Benefits
  • Schedule options to accommodate your work and lifestyle
  • Opportunity to work in one of our Moishe House Hub Offices (Charlotte, Chicago, IL, NYC, or Washington D. C.)!

How Moishe House Pays You:

Moishe House’s starting salary ranges are based on education, experience, location, and skillset required for each role. If you have more direct experience in this field than required, and have a different salary in mind, let's talk!

  • This is a full-time, exempt position.
    • Charlotte, NC: $50,000 – $54,000/year
    • Chicago: $52,000 – $56,000/year
    • NYC, DC, or Encinitas, CA: $58,000 – $62,000/year
  • Annual merit-based salary increase

How Moishe House Invests in You:

  • $750 USD annual professional development fund
  • One-on-one Jewish learning with an approved educator of your choice
  • Local professional learning opportunities
  • Opportunities for advancement through Moishe House’s career path planning
  • Schedule options to accommodate your work and lifestyle
  • Opportunities to attend Moishe House Learning Retreats and Conferences

Moishe House is a dynamic organization that recognizes and supports individuals from a broad range of experiences and backgrounds.  We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, childbirth, physical disability, mental and/or intellectual disability, age, military status or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran, marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, familial status, gender (including sex stereotyping and gender identity or expression), medical condition (including, but not limited to, cancer related or HIV/AIDS related), genetic information, or sexual orientation.

Salary50000.00 - 62000.00 Annual
Duration
Full Time
Categories
Adult Education | Counselor | Education - Other | Engagement | Events Management | Programming
Organization Type
Moishe House
Benefits
Retirement Plans | Dental | Leave Early for Shabbat | Life Insurance | Medical Insurance | Paid Holidays | Parental Leave | Sick Days | Vision
Job Location
US

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