Executive Director @ Congregation Or Hadash

Executive Director

Congregation Or Hadash, based in Sandy Springs, Georgia, is a dynamic Conservative synagogue offering a warm, inclusive, spiritual Jewish environment. We are looking for an engaging, professional and positive person to serve as champion for our organization’s mission and values in everything we do.
This ideal candidate will be high energy, a creative and strategic thinker, with outstanding leadership, operational and organizational experience. Outstanding program, project and people management skills are essential.

Executive Director Job Responsibilities:

Strategic Leadership
-Determine program priorities (with board/professional consultation)
-Help guide Board and professional development
-Serve as key member of leadership team; mentorship role
-Create and support culture of curiosity and ideation
-Direct marketing communications and effective execution of our brand package

Organizational Management
-Facility Management - building, property, vendor, contractor, rentals, tenants, clients, safety and compliance; primary contact for governmental, Jewish and community agencies
-Staff Management - marketing, administrative, maintenance, security, accounting
-Program and Event Calendar management
-Responsible for all religious services, programs and events on campus, and all congregational managed religious services, programs and events off campus

Financial Management
-Budget planning and day-to-day management of organization finances
-Partner with the President and Treasurer on all financial issues
-Supervise bookkeeping and banking responsibilities
-Support fundraising initiatives
-Program Development and Management
-Lay Leader Coordination/Management - serve as key point of contact for all affinity group leaders,
-Develop, facilitate and implement programming and events
-Oversee development and management of Holiday programming

-Create marketing and program campaigns for outreach and inreach
-Work with Membership Committee on process and execution.
-Develop and use metrics to assess the impact and effectiveness of marketing and campaigns
-Drive development of and support for new member recruitment
-Assist in the development of compelling and engaging programs to retain and engage existing membership
-Manage process for New Member onboarding and integration
-Serve as point to manage synagogue lifecycle events

There is flexibility on office hours with regular requirements to be available for evening, weekend, religious holidays, including Shabbat. This position does not require travel outside of Metro Atlanta. In addition to compensation commensurate with this full-time position, we also offer medical/dental and a complementary synagogue membership.

Executive Director Qualifications/Skills:
-Strategic thinker and planner
-Expert project and program manager
-Demonstrated tech and social media savvy
-Proficient with Google Workspaces, Zoom, Mailchimp & CRM programs (ShulCloud)
-Experience managing a diverse, close knit professional team and staff
-Strong budgetary and financial management skills
-Self-motivated and comfortable collaborating and/or working independently
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills
-Familiarity with Jewish rituals and traditions
-Professionally organized and skilled multi-tasker
-Enjoys significant social interaction with large, diverse community

Additional Requirements:
-College degree required
-Five years experience in a similar role/industry
-Reliable access to home internet connectivity
-Reliable access to a personal vehicle and licensed to drive
-Able to pass a background check
-Able to stand or walk for extended periods
-Able to lift and carry 20 pounds


Application Instructions

Applicants apply directly to Employer.
Please send your resume and cover letter to the hiring committee using the email [email protected]
[email protected]

Job Summary

  • Duration: full-time
  • Benefits: paid vacation, sick leave, medical, dental, relocation option available, Paid Holidays
  • Other Benefits: membership in the synagogue is included
  • Preferred Experience: Professional (6-10 years)
  • Preferred Degree: Bachelors
  • Job Posted: 2021-06-08
  • Times this job has been viewed: 608 times
  • Job is posted for: 60 days
  • Job Categories: Executive Director
  • Organization Type: Synagogue
Job Location
Congregation Or Hadash
7460 Trowbridge Rd.
Sandy Springs , Georgia 30328


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