Partner Relations Coordinator @ Onward Israel

Partner Relations Coordinator

About Onward Israel:

Onward Israel was launched in 2011 as a framework for six to ten week meaningful experiences for students and young adults in Israel. The goal of Onward Israel is to provide participants with an immersive and transformative resume-building internship experience in Israel.

Onward Israel, a partnership between lead philanthropists and foundations, Jewish communities and organizations around the world, offers a competitive and attractive venue for young people seeking such experiences at affordable prices. While meeting the individual needs of the participants and allowing them to advance their resumes, Onward Israel programs also feature inspiring educational enrichment opportunities, programs designed to engage participants with Israel and to provide them with a framework to explore Israel as part of their individual, personal, professional, and Jewish life journeys.

The role of the Onward Israel Partner Relations Coordinator will be to work with our North American personnel and programmatic partners to provide ongoing support towards marketing, recruitment and pre-program preparations for our partnership programs in addition to creating and sustaining organizational recruitment partnerships. To accomplish this goal, Onward Israel USA, Inc. seeks to hire a full-time coordinator in order to:

1) Provide small to medium sized community, campus and national programmatic partners with general support towards marketing, recruitment, screening, and communication between partners and their Israel-based program organizers
2) Support programmatic partners through the RFP process and program application launch
3) Troubleshoot applicant/participant issues through the application and pre-program process
4) Manage ongoing relationships with existing and new partner organizations to recruit and build Onward Israel’s brand presence for all programs
5) Support the Director of New Hybrid Initiatives & Internal Programs coordinating new Hybrid model programs (combining in person and remote program components) conducted in partnership with external partner organizations
6) Explore opportunities for new Initiatives such as Hybrid and Remote models with programmatic partners
7) Work with programmatic partners to engage with campus professionals (Hillels, Greek life, etc.) to widen Onward Israel’s presence on campuses
8) Identify outstanding program alumni to engage in recruitment efforts and post program opportunities


Onward Israel will prioritize the following characteristics among interested candidates:
1) Prior administrative experience overseeing ongoing projects and large amounts of data in an office environment with strong organizational skills, follow through and attention to detail
2) Ability to think creatively and problem solve
3) Ability to work as part of a national and global team and still handle individual challenges
4) Understanding of the age group for Onward Israel and how to market to them, particularly about programs and opportunities
5) Prior experience conducting interviews and understanding of sensitivities during this process (including cultural, religious, etc.) a huge plus
6) Proficiency in Salesforce, Microsoft Office Suite, and Google Drive
7) Prior experience with fundraising and development a plus, but not required
8) Direct experience in immersive experiences outside of North America. Preference given to alumni of an Onward Israel program or long term Israel based program

Additional Information:
- B.A. or equivalent
- 2-4 years prior work experience
- Preference will be given to candidates based in New York
- Some travel will be expected

Application Instructions

Job Summary

  • Duration: full-time
  • Benefits: paid vacation, sick leave, parental leave, medical, vision, dental, retirement plans, leave early for Shabbat, Life Insurance
  • Preferred Experience: Entry Level (0-2 years)
  • Preferred Degree: Bachelors
  • Job Posted: 2020-06-18
  • Times this job has been viewed: 808 times
  • Job is posted for: 60 days
  • Job Categories: Administrative Support, Associate, Admissions Director
  • Organization Type: Other
Job Location
Onward Israel
633 Third Avenue 21st Floor
New York , New York 10017
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