Director Member Engagement @ Congregation Beth Torah

Director Member Engagement

The Director of Engagement leverages their passion for and knowledge of the Jewish experience to Enrich congregants’ and potential congregants’ engagement by helping them deepen their connection to powerful and meaningful Jewish experiences, to each other, and to CBT. This is accomplished through a relational-based approach to member recruitment, engagement and retention. It also requires the ability to manage CBT’s brand through coordinating communications and messaging across all communication vehicles. The right candidate is a connector: someone who connects with congregants and staff, and who helps connect people more deeply with one another, with CBT and with the larger community.
Member Recruitment
- Recruitment plan development/execution (in collaboration with Membership committee)
- Recruitment programming
Member Engagement
- Engagement plan/execution (in collaboration with Membership committee)
- New member integration
- Engagement programming
- Volunteer coordination
- Board of Trustee and Committee development
Member Retention
- Retention plan development/execution (in collaboration with Membership committee)
- Retention programming
- Membership database
- Lapsed memberships, non-payment of commitments
Marketing and Communication
- Communications plan development/execution
- Social media, e-news, Tekiah plan and oversight (Note: messaging comes from this position, execution comes from Director Finance and Operations)
- CBT visibility and brand
- Interface/CBT advocate to Jewish and non-Jewish community
- Calendar and communication tools
Fund raising
- Cemetery/Memorial/Tree of Life Plaques
- Fund raising plan/execution (in collaboration with FunDevelopment Committee)

Mimum Requirements
- Extensive knowledge of Reform Jewish values, rituals, customs, life-cycle events and holiday practices
- Strong interpersonal skills to relate effectively with clergy, staff, lay leadership, volunteers and members of the congregation
- Exceptional oral and written communication skills
- Ability to manage and prioritize multiple ongoing and developing tasks while following through on short- and long-term responsibilities
- Ability to handle confidential and sensitive matters with maturity, discretion and professionalism
- Availability to work most Friday nights, Saturday mornings and Sunday morning
- Previous community outreach and fundraising experience

Application Instructions

Job Summary

  • Duration: full-time
  • Benefits: paid vacation, medical, retirement plans, relocation option available
  • Other Benefits: Synagogue membership
  • Preferred Experience: Managerial (3-5 years)
  • Preferred Degree: Bachelors
  • Job Posted: 2020-03-15
  • Times this job has been viewed: 157 times
  • Job is posted for: 60 days
  • Job Categories: Community Outreach, Programming, Engagement
  • Organization Type: Synagogue
Job Location
Congregation Beth Torah
6100 West 127th Street
Overland Park , Kansas 66209


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