Full Time

Honeymoon Israel/NextDor Associate

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

Job Title: Honeymoon Israel/NextDor Associate
Department: Outreach & Engagement
Reports To: Director, NextDor

Greater MetroWest is looking to expand its most innovative and exciting department! Join the team of professionals who provide cutting-edge opportunities to the next generation of leaders of Jewish community. Join the NextDor (department name for our 25-45-year-old population)

The Honeymoon Israel/NextDor Associate will join the NextDor team to create awesome events, foster relationships, develop leaders and assist in growing the NextDor campaign for the Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest. S/he will also be the lead staff for the Honeymoon Israel program which is coming to Greater MetroWest in Fall 2019. Honeymoon Israel is a Jewish organization that provides trips to Israel for couples with at least one Jewish partner. Each trip includes 20 diverse couples from the same city - couples with one Jewish partner, couples where both partners were born Jewish and couples where one partner is converted/Jew-by-choice.

PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Alongside a team of professionals and lay leaders, implement an outreach and engagement strategy for the NextDor community focusing on social, business networking and young family programming
  • Responsible for campaign portfolio of at least 50 NextDor donors who make gifts up to $1,000
  • Serve as the lead professional for the Honeymoon Israel program launching in 2019 including:
    • Managing the relationship between Honeymoon Israel national and our local efforts
    • Manage the local recruitment and interview process
    • Develop relationships with applicants, those who enroll in the program and those whose applications are not accepted
    • Create pre and post trip programs
    • Work alongside the Honeymoon Israel local educator to create meaningful experiences on the trip itself
  • 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 (Global Connections, Campaign, Planning, etc.) as well as other Federation agencies and programs (PJ Library, synagogues, etc.)

REQUIREMENT SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Charismatic individual who will draw and engage young adults
  • Driven and determined leader who creates momentum and positive energy
  • Mirror the Federation’s values of menslichkeit, collaboration, creativity and accountability
  • Prior successes working in the young adult space is a plus
  • Fundraising/sales experience a plus
  • 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

Send resume & cover with salary requirements to: HR@jfedgmw.org reference HMI

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree Required.