Program Manager

JOFA is seeking a full-time Program Manager for a fast-paced, growing organization to help plan, implement and oversee its program strategy. This includes responsibility for the ongoing activities of JOFA programs in education, advocacy, and communal outreach. This position reports to the Executive Director. Specific responsibilities include the following:
Program Development
Develop program calendar for the year
Set monthly, quarterly, and yearly programming budget goals
Collaborate with JOFA staff, lay leaders, and partner organizations to implement programs
Identify important topics and relevant questions for focus in JOFA programming, including local and regional events, in-person events, webinars, and online panels
Work in consultation with the Manager for Institutional Advancement to manage communication and logistics at all stages of programming, including recruitment, planning, execution, and evaluation
Work in collaboration with the Manager of Institutional Advancement and Executive Director to provide content for social media accounts -- FB, Twitter, Instagram, newsletters, Canva graphics, and web content.
Coordinate JOFA’s presence at community events sponsored by JOFA sponsors
Programming Responsibilities
Oversee Program Interns and consultants in creating and managing JOFA programs in the areas of advocacy, education, outreach, leadership, and ritual inclusion
Work with volunteer committees to further JOFA’s mission through national programming
Lead staff person for major events (i.e. JOFA Conference, JOFA Dinner, Etc)
Coordinate and manage logistics of all JOFA programs
The suitable candidate should have:
Strong familiarity and identification with the Orthodox feminist mission of JOFA
Strong Jewish education background
3+ years experience in not-for-profit programming and management
Experience with project management
Very strong interpersonal skills and problem-solving abilities
Strong English writing skills
Proficiency in Hebrew desired
Ability to work well and efficiently, and manage several programs simultaneously
Political savvy and understanding of political dynamics in not-for-profit work
Team Player: Demonstrate reliability and self-starter skills with high standards for taking initiative and conducting self with personal accountability for all professional behavior in a team setting and with respect to individual role and responsibilities. This includes the willingness to work periodic irregular hours as needed.

· Compensation: $45,000-50,000 commensurate with experience
· Benefits: Standard, JOFA- provided benefits for salaried-exempt employees, as per the employee handbook, including Health and Disability Insurance JOFA Health Insurance option, Personal Days and Family Leave and Sick leave

To Apply:

Applicat**************anager” in the subject line. Please include: cover letter, resume and a writing sample.

JOFA is an equal opportunity employer.

Application Instructions

Applicants apply directly to Employer.
Application should be sent to [email protected] Please put “Program Manager” in the subject line. Please include: cover letter, resume and a writing sample.
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Job Summary

  • Duration: full-time
  • Benefits: paid vacation, sick leave, parental leave, medical, transportation, leave early for Shabbat, Life Insurance, Paid Holidays, FSA
  • Preferred Experience: Managerial (3-5 years)
  • Preferred Degree: Bachelors
  • Job Posted: 2021-06-17
  • Times this job has been viewed: 1295 times
  • Job is posted for: 60 days
  • Job Categories: Advocacy, Programming, Events Management
  • Organization Type: Fundraising, Outreach, Other, Women's Organization
Job Location
Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance
Po Box 300009
New York , New York 11230


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