Teach NYS Associate Field Director for Long Island/Far Rockaway @ Teach Coalition - NY

Teach NYS Associate Field Director for Long Island/Far Rockaway

Teach Coalition advocates for government policies and funding to benefit yeshivot, day schools and nonpublic schools. Priority issues include security, STEM, mandated services, and COVD-19 policies, including school openings and kosher meal distribution.

The Associate Field Director is responsible for cultivating relationships with activists, lay leaders, school officials, school board members to create a strong grassroots movement focused on Ambassador networks, advocacy, voting, development and event management in their assigned communities. As part of a growing grassroots team, the field director will be supported by the state and national office.

Essential Functions:
• Recruit and cultivate relationships with 20 community leaders to be Teach lay leaders and influencers in each subregion.
• Work with Jewish yeshivot heads, lay and professional leaders to keep informed and engaged in advocacy and policy work
• Recruit, grow and manage ambassador networks, GOTV boosters and activists through meeting, cultivating and training people from such groups as: yeshivot, parents, synagogue members, and Jewish education supporters
• Engage Teach constituents in action alerts, events and other advocacy activities
• Expand area’s voter database and voter registration activities
• Recruit and manage GOTV strategy and activists
• Fundraising and donor development with lay leaders, yeshivot and activists as funders
• Represent Teach at yeshivot & community events and forums
• Participate in fundraising campaigns and events

What You’ll Bring to Teach NYS:
• Strong people, communication & engagement skills
• Strong commitment to Jewish education and advocacy
• Ability to inspire and make a difference
• Teamwork skills and able to work toward new goals
• Ability to pivot quickly to address rapidly changing situations

You are… :
• Highly motivated self-starter who can initiate and maintain contacts, relationships, projects, meetings and events
• Highly organized and great at prioritizing and follow up
• Strong capacity to friend and fundraise to build Teach and accomplish our goals
• A problem solver, able to visualize and articulate solutions using an analytical mindset
• Able to talk to others to convey information effectively
• Able to communicate effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience
• Ability to self- motivate, prioritize, work independently and complete multiple assignments with attention to detail in fast paced, rapidly changing environment

You have… :
• An engaging personality, strong interpersonal skills combined with determination, resiliency and a positive attitude
• Experience using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems
• Strong desire to actively look for ways to help people
• Ties to the Jewish community and schools

Application Instructions

Applicants apply directly to Employer.
Please send email to Sydney Altfield at: [email protected]; or call: 646.483.5227 with inquiries.
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Teach Coalition - NY
Long Island and Far Rockaway
New York , New York 11691
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