Intro: The Hebrew Institute of Riverdale – The Bayit – is an open Orthodox synagogue serving the entire Jewish community by warmly embracing all Jews, regardless of affiliation, commitment, orientation or background. It is affectionately known as the "Bayit," which is a home; a place of love and welcome. The HIR is known nationally for bringing spirituality into the synagogue; activism; youth and teen engagement; learning programs; and work on behalf of the elderly, the homebound, and those developmentally and physically challenged.
Role & responsibilities: The Bayit is seeking a full-time Communications Associate to manage and execute all aspects of electronic and print communications with our community. Responsibilities include maintaining our website and database, managing the synagogue’s social media accounts and writing/editing emails, newsletters and other publications.
The outstanding candidate will display an affinity for the synagogue’s mission and an aptitude for both the creative and technical responsibilities of this position.
The Communications Associate reports to the Executive Director and works closely with all team members to support the synagogues regular activities and special programs.
2-3 years relevant work experience
Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Powerpoint, Publisher, Excel)
Outstanding written communication, proofreading, and editing skills
Familiarity with Shulcloud or other communications software such as Salesforce, Wordpress, Jot Form, and Constant Contact.
Basic Hebrew language skills and familiarity with Jewish holidays and customs