Assistant Director, Advocacy and Program Boston @ AJC

Assistant Director, Advocacy and Program Boston

Founded in 1906, AJC seeks to enhance the well-being of the Jewish people and Israel, and to advance human rights and democratic values in the United States and around the world. Among Jewish advocacy organizations, AJC is the leader in the global arena. We are known for our unparalleled access to diplomats, government officials, and faith leaders in more than 100 countries. In addition to our New York headquarters and Office of Policy and Diplomatic Affairs in Washington, D.C., AJC has offices across the U.S. and around the globe and maintains partnerships with Jewish communities worldwide.

AJC is a 115-year-old global Jewish advocacy organization headquartered in New York, NY, with 37 offices and bureaus in the US and around the world. AJC’s New England office is seeking a highly motivated and skilled Assistant Director. The position offers an exceptional opportunity to participate in AJC’s global advocacy program and become a part of a dynamic regional operation. AJC New England is seeking a highly motivated and strategically minded Assistant Director, who is dedicated to AJC’s work and committed to excellence in all s/he does.

The New England AJC office is the region’s premier global Jewish advocacy organization dedicated to securing the freedom and safety of Jews and other vulnerable peoples in the United States, Israel and around the world. To advance this purpose, AJC New England promotes a program that merges innovative advocacy with diplomatic, legislative, and community engagement.

The Assistant Director will play an important role in advancing AJC New England’s strategic plan. The successful candidate will be a resourceful leader, who welcomes a demanding role and exhibits pride and professionalism in his or her work.

The Assistant Director, Advocacy and Program, does all of this while adhering to AJC’s core values: Respect, Teamwork, Integrity, Excellence, and Accountability.

Responsibilities will include:
? Manage major events and programs, such as the Annual Diplomats Seder.
? Coordinate legislative advocacy program.
? Manage intergroup engagement with ethnic and religious communities.
? Steward collaborations with other organizations.
? Serve as staff liaison and manager for lay committees.
? Participate in the cultivation of AJC leadership.
? Actively support communications initiatives.
? Collaborate with the development team to advance AJC’s fundraising program.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 5-6 years of relevant professional experience, a bachelor’s degree (relevant graduate training a plus) and a passion for AJC’s work. S/he will demonstrate the interpersonal skills and disposition needed for work in a demanding, fast paced, and dynamic environment that often requires early morning, evening, and weekend meetings. S/he will be a strategic thinker, who demonstrates superior oral and written, organizational and time management skills, an entrepreneurial mindset, ability to creatively problem solve and multi-task, and a capacity to actively engage with the issues and intellectual context that define AJC’s work. In addition, s/he will be a team player, who has a capacity to work independently, but knows when to consult and collaborate.
Experience working with nonprofit boards and proficiency in relevant foreign languages, Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, and Raiser’s Edge is a plus. Willingness and aptitude to learn and use additional technology platforms as necessary is a must.
AJC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Job Summary

  • Duration: full-time
  • Benefits: paid vacation, sick leave, parental leave, medical, vision, 401(k) or 403(b) plans, leave early for Shabbat, Life Insurance, Paid Holidays, FSA
  • Preferred Experience: Managerial (3-5 years)
  • Preferred Degree: Bachelors
  • Job Posted: 2021-09-13
  • Times this job has been viewed: 126 times
  • Job is posted for: 60 days
  • Job Categories: Advocacy
  • Organization Type: Fundraising, Public Affairs
Job Location
Boston , Massachusetts 02109


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