Communications & Development Specialist

Tifereth Israel | Washington, DC, United States

Posted Date 6/20/2022

Do you enjoy variety in your work? Looking for a creative outlet? Tifereth Israel (TI) may be the place for you! TI is an active and welcoming congregation of over 300 households in Washington, DC, affiliated with the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism. We are proud to call ourselves a place of vibrant ritual with a long-standing commitment to social justice. We are a diverse, supportive community that offers dynamic educational programming for all ages.


The Communications and Development Specialist (CDS) will join TI at an exciting time for our growing congregation. This is a never-a-dull-moment opportunity to work with an engaged and passionate congregation, get a wide range of experience in non-profit work and help shape an organization’s communications and development strategies.

The CDS will manage and execute TI’s digital identity and core communications as they relate to our members and the broader community. The CDS will also support and enhance development efforts. The ideal candidate will be a team player who is reliable, innovative, with excellent writing and design skills, and a strong understanding of social media.

This position reports to the Executive Director and will support the Director of Lifelong Learning and the Vice President for Communications.



Support the synagogue’s overall organizational communications strategy

Maintain, strengthen and expand TI’s identity and presence within the congregation and externally

Oversee and manage website design and content

Produce and disseminate e-communications

Manage and expand TI’s social media presence

Draft, edit and print paper materials

Promote TI activities via electronic and other media outlets


Provide logistical and communications support to annual campaigns and ongoing development activities


Manage documents, staff meetings and other support functions for board of directors

Additional duties as assigned by the Executive Director


Experience managing social media content

Experience with basic web design and website management

Strong written communication skills

Familiarity with Canva or comparable graphic design program, basic HTML and CSS; Microsoft Office Suite

Excellent attention to detail

Ability to handle and prioritize multiple projects

Ability to work well with different types of people, good sense of humor, and strong customer service ethic

Team-player, able to self-manage when working independently

Familiarity with the Jewish life cycle a plus

Hours: Full-time, occasional evening and weekend hours


Send a resume, cover letter and contact information for 2 recent supervisors to [email protected], subject line: CDS APPLICATION. 
Tifereth Israel provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, sex, religion, gender, sexual identity, national origin, age or physical ability.

Salary45000.00 - 50000.00 Annual
Full Time
Administrative Support | Annual Campaign | Community Outreach | Development Associate | Marketing/PR | Social Media
Organization Type
Retirement Plans | Dental | Leave Early for Shabbat | Medical Insurance | Paid Holidays | Paid Vacation | Sick Days | Vision
Job Location

Share this job

Part Time, Seasonal, and Contract Nonprofit Jewish Communal Jobs

Nonprofit Jewish Communal Jobs Online

Weekly Email Subscribers