Human Resources Generalist @ JFGW

Human Resources Generalist

• Excited about a career in Human Resources?
• Looking to use your recruiting and HR skills for an organization that values our team members as people and professionals?

• If you answered yes to these questions, we could be your perfect fit!

The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington is seeking a human resources professional who specializes in recruitment and retention of top talent. Join our energetic and motivated team to directly impacts the growth and success of our organization!

About us:
The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington is an innovative, mission-driven non-profit organization that envisions an open, connected and vibrant Jewish community that cares for each other, fosters Jewish learning and journeys, embraces Jewish peoplehood and Israel, and acts as s force for good in the world. Federation inspires, builds and sustains vibrant Jewish life in a changing world by mobilizing our community in common purpose, intentional innovation and effective action.

Based on shared values of cooperation, respect and excellence, we are a team of teams, working together to do great things in the world, every day! Our HR Associate will be an ambassador of our culture, working proactively to build a cadre of talent ready to help us grow and evolve! If you’re a relationship-based recruiter, eager to make an impact for the organization you represent…please keep reading!

Your role:
Work with hiring managers to recruit and retain top talent
• Sourcing: Help us look beyond the applications and find the best candidates to help us further our mission, leveraging diverse sourcing approaches and various technologies
• Candidate Outreach and Marketing: Pick up the phone and call prospective candidates, schedule/conduct interviews, check references, etc. Partner with hiring managers to create compelling job descriptions, posting/advertising job openings to network and public, and promote Federation to prospective candidates. Identify appropriate conferences, job fairs and networking events for yourself and others with a clear plan to develop relationships and grow our network of referral sources
• Social Media: We have an accolade-worthy workplace culture/environment and we’re not shy about sharing! Help us initiate campaigns and boast to the marketplace via various social media outlets including LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc.
• Strategy: Be the eyes and ears of the competitive market landscape and advise accordingly
• Administrative: We do our best to leverage technology, but we’ll look for you to dig in and help our HR department operate efficiently to provide our candidates with an exceptional experience.

• Lifecycle: Get involved in onboarding, day to day HR operations, and retention efforts. Everyone rolls up their sleeves here!


• BA or BS in HR, marketing or related field required
• 3-5+ years of recruiting or sales experience, recruiting agency experience a plus!
• Investigative curiosity – you go beyond the surface to ensure we are reaching the best of the best
• Energetic and outgoing – we’ve got something exciting to share, and you’re responsible for sharing it! Cold calls, warm calls, networking
• Strong organizational skills with a knack for following processes and not missing the details
• Energetic self-starter with the ability to work independently and juggle numerous projects in fast-paced environment
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
• Social media and HRIS savvy
• You’re excited about HR, recruiting, creativity and teamwork! Our ideal colleague will be collaborative, accountable, positive and will share
our passion for Tikkun Olam
• Intimate knowledge of the Jewish Community, its customs and practices

The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington is an equal opportunity employer, offering a people friendly environment, including excellent health care and retirement benefits, generous time off and flexible work options.

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Job Summary

  • Duration: full-time
  • Benefits: paid vacation, sick leave, parental leave, medical, vision, retirement plans, leave early for Shabbat, Life Insurance
  • Preferred Experience: Managerial (3-5 years)
  • Preferred Degree: Bachelors
  • Job Posted: 2020-02-20
  • Times this job has been viewed: 280 times
  • Job is posted for: 60 days
  • Job Categories: Human Resources
  • Organization Type: Federation
Job Location
6101 Executive Blvd
Rockville , Maryland 20850


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