Repair the World mobilizes Jews and their communities to take action to pursue a just world. We believe that service in support of social change is vital to a flourishing Jewish community and an inspired Jewish life. By 2030, Repair will inspire and catalyze one million acts of service towards repairing the world.
Repair is building a Jewish service movement that mobilizes young adults to serve in their communities, catalyzes service through deep partnerships within Jewish communal organizations, and inspires people to take action through time-bound thematic campaigns, digital engagement, and service.
Repair the World is seeking a passionate and experienced leader to serve as its Director of Campaigns. Repair’s campaigns are specific, time-bound calls to action that inspire Jews and their communities to serve and learn around an issue area, grounded in Jewish wisdom. Campaigns activate thousands of young Jews and their communities at the intersection of service learning, digital engagement, and collective action.
The Director of Campaigns will oversee the strategic direction of campaigns from building the vision and purpose to launching and analyzing the overall success. They will oversee the content creation, mobilizing partners and alumni for engagement and training, and managing campaigns from inception to implementation.
This position will report to the Chief Program Officer, and will work closely with the Director of Digital Strategy. The position is expected to begin August 1, 2021, and is temporarily remote with a strong preference for candidates based in any of Repair’s 13 communities (Atlanta, Baltimore, Bay Area, Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Denver, Detroit, Los Angeles, New York City, Miami, Pittsburgh).
Organizational Leadership (20%)
Set the strategy, vision, calendar and cadence for Repair the World’s campaign work, incorporating our mission, vision, adaptive strategy, and organization-wide goals.
Supervise Manager of Alumni Programs who will convene alumni ambassadors to act as peer engagers.
Engage internal and external stakeholders throughout the design and implementation process.
Campaign Design (30%)
Lead scalable campaigns that have a clear and specific call to action, are rooted in Jewish wisdom, aim to engage thousands of young adults in service and can be implemented national across communities and organizations
Collaborate with the Education and Digital teams to create visually compelling educational content for each campaign that connects to the Repair’s campaign band and to the power of service
Craft a digital strategy that takes online activism into real world action and design each campaign to inspire acts of service and learning.
Stay up to date on the most critical issues impacting our communities today and build a strategy around sleek campaigns that respond to urgent topics
Campaign Implementation (50%)
Collaborate across departments and alongside regional teams to implement campaign programming both in-person and digitally.
Work with key partners to create customized approaches to each campaign, setting goals, providing support, and generating acts of service and learning.
Market to the widest audience in the Jewish community to bring light to important subjects impacting our society.
Working in conjunction with the Manager of Alumni Programs, build out strategy for alumni ambassadors including programming and communication.
Required Experience & Skills
We know that you may not have all the skills listed. We encourage you to apply even if you only check some of the boxes.
5+ years of professional experience with at least 2 years of campaign management including: track record of multi-year strategic campaign development and best practices in digital engagement; Knowledge of current/timely events and how to speak to them with a commitment to working through an anti-racist lens; Comfort overseeing a team of consultants, stakeholders, and individuals supporting and implementing campaign work.
Superior project management skills including managing up, delegating responsibilities, analyzing successes and failures, and overseeing a team of stakeholders; Experience managing multiple projects simultaneously.
Knowledge in digital marketing and engagement including knowledge of Salesforce, Wordpress, Pardot, Adobe Illustrator, and social media best practices.
Deep understanding and commitment to equity frameworks, particularly in how to speak externally about injustices; Sophisticated awareness of poverty, structural racism, power and privilege, ability to craft messaging around these issues for diverse groups in ways that empower and open people to learning.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and the ability to inspire, present to, and communicate with diverse audiences.
Fluency in working with Gen Z and how to communicate with and engage the next generation of leaders.
How to Apply
Please submit your resume and either a 2-minute video or up to 2-page written response here answering the following prompt:
What do you view as the necessary aspects of designing and managing a successful national service campaign?
Repair the World Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
We deeply value the diversity of insight, perspective, and experience brought by people from backgrounds typically underrepresented in Jewish institutions. This includes Black, Latinx, and Asian people, Black Jews, Jews of Color, Sephardi and Mizrahi Jews, lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and gender non-conforming people, and people with disabilities. We also welcome applications from people of diverse religious, spiritual, and cultural backgrounds.
The organization provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, alienage or citizenship status, creed, genetic predisposition or carrier status, national origin, disability condition, marital status, status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran, or any other protected characteristic as established by law. In addition, the organization affirmatively seeks to advance the principles of equal employment opportunity as it applies to all policies and procedures relating to recruitment and hiring, compensation, benefits, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment.
Compensation for this role is dependent on location and starts at $75,000 if you are in New York City and have 5 years of related experience, but will be adjusted down based on cost of living if you reside elsewhere. Benefits package includes paid time off for service in addition to vacation and holidays, employer pays 100% for employee medical/dental/vision coverage and 50% for dependents, retirement matching, and professional development funds. In addition, employees that have been with Repair for at least a year are eligible for 12 weeks of paid parental leave.
The process for the hired applicant will include the following steps:
Submission of Resume, and Cover Letter or Video answering the question: What do you view as the necessary aspects of designing and managing a successful national service campaign?
Applicants moved forward will have a first-round screening with a member of Repair’s Operations Team.
Applicants that move forward will have a second-round interview with Laura Belinfante, Director of Digital Strategy, and Jordan Fruchtman, Senior Director of the Jewish Service Alliance. They will also be asked to submit a written assignment which will be sent to them in advance.
Applicants that move on will have a final interview with a member of Repair’s Executive Team.
Two professional references will be requested before the final round of the interview process.