Manager, Israel and Global Jewish Citizenship @ Combined Jewish Philanthropies

Manager, Israel and Global Jewish Citizenship

Passion. Purpose. Impact. CJP is at the heart of Greater Boston's Jewish community, but our reach is felt around the world. We bring together the resources, volunteers, leadership, and expertise to care for people in need, advocate for Israel, and ensure a vibrant Jewish future. Together, we're helping struggling families find financial stability, making Jewish learning relevant and inclusive, connecting the next generation to Jewish life, and so much more. Our greatest resource is our people — the staff, volunteers, partners and leaders who help make Greater Boston’s Jewish community a welcoming home. It’s this energy and commitment that drive CJP’s mission. We are one of Boston's oldest and most respected philanthropic organizations and we are currently seeking a Manager, Israel and Global Jewish Citizenship.

The Manager, Israel and Global Jewish Citizenship (IGJC) is responsible for the management and growth of CJP’s Global Caring & Shared Society portfolios as a member of the Israel and Global Jewish Citizenship (IGJC) team.

The Manager will work closely with the Associate Vice President (AVP) of IGJC to help develop an impactful strategy for CJP’s partnerships in Haifa, Israel and Dnipro, Ukraine. The Manager will manage our Shared Society agenda (initiatives aimed at creating a more equitable society) and Global Caring agenda (projects largely in Dnipro, Ukraine focused on health care, social services, poverty, etc.). S/he will ensure coherent, high-quality programming, partnerships, and that grants are implemented with maximum impact.


• Work with AVP IGJC, CJP staff, and volunteers to advance IGJC’s vision and mission, with a focus on the Global Caring and Shared Society agendas
• Manage the strategy, budget, implementation, and ongoing management of key projects and initiatives across these agendas
• Measure and evaluate work and adapt agenda to changing priorities throughout the year
• In collaboration with the AVP IGJC and the Director of Caring and Social Justice, consider the role CJP might play in assisting vulnerable populations in our partner communities
• In collaboration with the AVP IGJC, develop substantive relationships with relevant volunteers and community partners in Boston, Haifa, and Dnipro
• Manage volunteer committee meetings and programming (including logistics, materials, communications, follow-up)
• Evaluate volunteer experience and develop and implement improvements and innovation as needed
• Effectively represent IGJC to colleagues and community members
• Work with IGJC team members to curate news articles and send out the Daily News Roundup
• Other duties as assigned with or without accommodation

• BA/BS in Business, Management, Public Affairs, International Affairs/International Relations, Social Work
• Demonstrated experience (3-5 years) with strategic planning and execution, program management and/or community organizing
• Proven track record of successfully working with community organizations and volunteers
• Demonstrated experience with project management, including setting SMART goals, implementing methodologies, and measuring impact
• Demonstrated experience managing budgets
• Deep, up-to-date understanding of history and current events in Israel
• Experience working with at-risk and/or vulnerable populations
• Ability to understand new concepts, multipart requests, and translate them into action
• Desire to work on a fast-paced, dynamic team
• Solutions-oriented and action-oriented (i.e., takes on new opportunities and difficult challenges with energy and enthusiasm)
• Facility managing finances, including projects, accounting and budget management
• Attention to detail and ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines
• Political acuity and experience managing sensitive information
• Ability to manage varied opinions of stakeholders
• Demonstrated critical thinking
• Excellent written and oral communication skills. Design skills a plus.
• Ability to be flexible and adaptable to changes and shifting priorities.
• Commitment to CJP’s mission
• Availability for evening and/or weekend events/meetings
• Flexibility to work evenings and weekends.
• Ability to travel to outside meetings and sites, including internationally

CJP offers that rare opportunity to tap your skills, talents, and experience to benefit a greater good while you grow professionally. You will work in a dynamic environment, with a diverse group of individuals who share your commitment and enthusiasm. Together, you will make a difference for Jews and non-Jews in Greater Boston and worldwide. We offer competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits and a collegial, family-friendly work and team environment.

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Please use this link to apply: http://xxxxxxxxxxxxx_ID=3049109

CJP conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.

CJP is an equal opportunity employer. People with disabilities, women, veterans, people of color, and LGBTQ people are encouraged to apply. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

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Job Summary

  • Duration: full-time
  • Benefits: paid vacation, sick leave, parental leave, medical, vision, dental, transportation, retirement plans, leave early for Shabbat, kosher food option available, Life Insurance
  • Preferred Experience: Managerial (3-5 years)
  • Preferred Degree: Bachelors
  • Job Posted: 2020-09-14
  • Times this job has been viewed: 450 times
  • Job is posted for: 60 days
  • Job Categories: Advocacy, Community Outreach, Community/Govt. Relations
  • Organization Type: Federation
Job Location
Combined Jewish Philanthropies
126 High Street
Boston , Massachusetts 02110


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