Full Time

Director of NextDor

Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ 901 Route 10, Whippany NJ

WANT TO BE THE FEARLESS LEADER OF ONE OF THE FEDERATION’S FASTEST-GROWING DEPARTMENT?

Was that a yes? Greater MetroWest, NJ is looking to become the most exciting young adult program in the country. We’re looking for a Director who is ready to help us to continue to create and innovate: Someone who can work with a team of incredible professionals. If that’s you, then apply today!!

DIRECTOR, NEXTDOR*

The Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ is advancing its successful paradigm in young adult outreach and engagement. In order to reverse a trend of young adult disengagement, NextDor (formerly Young Leadership Division) has been repositioned in Federation as a critical strategy in our desire to serve as an engager and convener.

NextDor is one key function of Federation’s Community Engagement Department.

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and execute a strategic plan for outreach, engagement, and leadership development of NextDor including one-on-one relationship building, event planning and management, exploration of key markets and constituencies and the establishment of key community partners.
  • Manage the budget and a team of professionals (one associate to be hired)
  • Establish and build a lay leadership structure including NextDor Co-Chairs and Campaign Chairs.
  • Establish and manage a volunteer structure that furthers the goals of the department (i.e.: service and volunteerism, young families, business networking etc.)
  • Develop strategies around leadership development, Federation education and leadership succession for this cohort as well as serve as a key thought partner and recruiter in national young leadership programs and strategies (NYL Cabinet)
  • Alongside a team of lay leaders, develop and implement a strategy for the NextDor campaign including the development and execution of fundraising models that maximize the number of people contributing to the Federation's UJA Annual Campaign.
  • Plan and lead mission(s) that connect young donors with the Federation's overseas work and connect them back to Greater MetroWest, NJ.
  • Understand and meet the needs of lay leaders, the young adult community and the Greater MetroWest community.
  • Work collaboratively with other departments of the Federation (campaign—including Women’s Philanthropy, Jewish Community Foundation, Impact, etc.) as well as other Community Engagement programs (PJ Library, synagogues, etc.)

REQUIREMENT SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred. Areas of discipline: Jewish communal professional, public policy, and management
  • Minimum of five years of experience in leadership roles at Jewish communal institutions
  • Charismatic individual that will draw and engage young adults
  • Futuristic thinker and executor who will continuously create the next level of achievement
  • Driven and determined leader who creates momentum and positive energy
  • Mirror the Federation’s values of: be a mensch, have integrity, be collaborative, community-minded, passionate, resourceful and accountable
  • Prior successes working in the young adult space is a plus
  • Experience working with strategic plans and goal setting
  • Fundraising experience is required
  • Prior supervisory experience is required
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and social media
  • Must possess strong written and oral communications skills
  • Familiarity with and understanding of the Greater MetroWest community and/or National Jewish community is a plus
  • Work some evenings and weekends

*NextDor is our name for NextGeneration (Dor is Generation in Hebrew)—it references our 25-45-year-old constituency.

Please send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to HR@jfedgmw.org – reference NextDor

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree Required.