The Project Coordinator will assist the work of the UJA-Federation of New York Israel office in Jerusalem and will be managed by SHITUF Project Director. He/ she will also be an integral part of the Israel office and will assist in office-wide tasks as well as appropriate.
-Support the planning and assist the organizing of major retreats. These retreats will be high level, high visibility and impact gatherings which celebrate the brand, role and vision for Israel of UJA-Federation of New York
-Coordinate the logistics of the applications and admissions process, including coordination with relevant pools of potential applicants (returing shlichim, B’nei makom and so on)
-Support work of project director and whoever relevant in branding and marketing of Change makers, including publicity on participants recipients
-Support the project director in documenting meetings, planning sessions etc.
-Fluent Hebrew and English
-Good working knowledge of Israeli society and/ or the NGO community in Israel. Familiarity with US NGOs also an advantage
-Experience of organizing retreats/ events
-Experience in marketing and branding
-Proficiency in computer skills; online network experience a plus
-Organized and high attention to detail
-Proficient in logistics
-Must have an academic degree. Master’s degree – an advantage
UJA-Federation of New York will is launching a flagship initiative in Israel called SHITUF Changemakers. The initiative is a collaboration of all planning commissions of UJA-Federation of New York with the purpose of advancing Israeli society.
For more than 90 years, UJA-Federation has been a central force for communal planning and philanthropy in the New York Jewish community. Through UJA-Federation, more than 55,000 donors pool their resources to help people in need, inspire a passion for Jewish life and learning, and strengthen Jewish communities around the world — to address the issues that matter to us most as Jews and as New Yorkers. Working with nearly 100 network beneficiary agencies, synagogues, and other Jewish organizations, our reach spans from New York to Israel to more than 70 other countries around the world, touching 4.5 million people each year. Because we do the most good when we do it together.