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Sesame Workshop seeks an experienced and entrepreneurial Project Coordinator for Shalom Sesame, a multimedia Jewish education project produced by the organization behind Sesame Street. This position will help shape and implement a plan to establish Shalom Sesame as a go-to resource for Jewish content that engages families with young children and offers tools to the Jewish educational community. The Project Coordinator reports to the Vice President, Project Director for Shalom Sesame. Position is 3-5 days per week, from July – December, with possibility of extension.
· Oversee regular updates of ShalomSesame.org, and serve as managing editor of the site, sourcing and contributing content in collaboration with production and creative teams
· Coordinate the development of a new content, collaborating with educational advisors, producers, the digital media team, creative, and legal/finance advisors
· Develop social media, e-newsletter and online partnership strategies to promote and syndicate ShalomSesame.org content
· Manage on-the-ground outreach strategies and steward partnerships with like-minded organizations to distribute content and reach target audiences in innovative ways
Oversee creation of community engagement materials for print and web
· Track budgets and create reporting mechanisms for project goals
· Work with fundraising staff to support presentations to major donors
· Other duties as assigned
· Bachelor’s degree required,
· Minimum 3 years of professional experience in Jewish community outreach and content development
· Fluent in YouTube channel and Facebook page management, in addition to familiarity with Google Analytics
· Experience with digital media projects, and content management systems. Excellent computer and technology skills, including all Microsoft Office applications
· Excellent interpersonal and analytical skills with a proven history of building and maintaining professional relationships
· Ability to write clearly and persuasively
· Detail oriented with proven ability to take initiative
Position is open until filled. Please send résumé and cover letter and salary requirements. Due to anticipated high volume of applications, we unfortunately will not be able to respond to all inquiries. Email to firstname.lastname@example.org
About Shalom Sesame:
Produced by Sesame Workshop, the non-profit organization behind Sesame Street around the world, Shalom Sesame is a multimedia education project created to teach North American children about Jewish culture and Israel. Projected to reach millions of families, Shalom Sesame includes twelve half-hour episodes available on DVD; national PBS broadcasts of select episodes; SesameWorkshop.org, a website with video, games and family education materials; books, magazines and print materials; and, community events in partnership with organizations around the country. Visit us at www.SesameWorkshop.org.
About Sesame Workshop:
Sesame Workshop, a not-for-profit educational organization, creates innovative and engaging content to help all children reach their highest potential. For more than 40 years, the Workshop has been a global pioneer in educating and entertaining children through multiple media. The organization grounds its work in research to understand how media helps children learn, develop and grow. Sesame Workshop is best known as the creator of Sesame Street, The Electric Company and Pinky Dinky Doo.
Yeshiva University is the oldest and most comprehensive educational institution under Jewish auspices in America. YU ranks among the nation’s leading academic research institutions and, reflecting a time-honored tradition of Torah Umadda, provides the highest quality Jewish and secular education of any Jewish university in the world. More than 6,400 undergraduate and graduate students study at four New York City campuses; undergrads also have the option to study in Israel in their first year. YU alumni have gone on to become Nobel laureates, distinguished rabbinic leaders, world political leaders, business giants, and philanthropists, achieving immense success and making significant contributions to society and the Jewish global community.
YU has an annual aggregate operating budget of approximately $650 million. Unlike other traditional university advancement programs, approximately 65% of contributed YU support comes from non-alumni friends of the institution. The University has received pledges of more than $850 million toward completing a $1 billion comprehensive campaign, and in January 2013, announced an additional $400 million effort above the current campaign to support undergraduate scholarships. YU provides needs-based financial assistance to approximately 80% of the undergraduate population.
PRIMARY FUNCTION: The Vice President of Institutional Advancement will work with the President, faculty, staff, alumni and other YU leadership to build upon the significant success of the University’s existing advancement program, while conceptualizing and implementing a strategic program to aggressively seek new funding sources. He/she will tap the entire array of advancement approaches and tactic including, but not limited to, annual fund, e-philanthropy and social media, alumni relations, major and planned gifts, capital campaigns, foundation and corporate gifts and research partnerships, and government funding.
YU’s advancement programs are decentralized, with a collaborative working relationship between the central advancement department and the respective professional, graduate school and institute-based advancement programs. The role of the central office is to provide support for and enhance the philanthropy efforts of each unit.
The Vice President reports to the YU President and oversees a group of team executives that cover the fundraising operations for most of the undergraduate and Jewish graduate schools. The entire Institutional Advancement professional and support team numbers nearly 50.
Credibility as a successful development/advancement leader in a major institution (higher education, healthcare, human services, cultural arts or Jewish communal agency); knowledge of the entire range of advancement vehicles; front-line major gift experience; ideally, a history of capital campaign leadership; knowledgeable about current trends and best practices in institutional advancement; track record of creating and maintaining positive working relationships with lay leaders, trustees, major donors, and volunteers; effective management and mentoring skills; knowledge of the local, national and global Jewish philanthropic communities; eagerness to embrace current and emerging social media and e-philanthropy tools; approachable, engaging style; strategic thinker and planner; entrepreneurial; well-developed communication and interpersonal skills; genuine passion for the role YU plays in the global community; mission; bachelor’s degree, graduate degree preferred.
Hebrew Language Academy Charter School is a K-5 dual-language public charter school located in Brooklyn, NY, serving a diverse population and committed to academic excellence and Hebrew language proficiency for students in grades K through 5. We seek dynamic, caring, dedicated, and professional educators who would relish the opportunity to work with exceptional colleagues, a diverse student body and an innovative program for the 2013-2014 school year.
Current opportunities include:
NYS Certified Physical Education teacher
NYS Certified General Education teacher
Full Time Reading/Literacy Specialist
NYS Certified ESL teacher
Full Time Hebrew Language teachers
Full Time School Data Manager
Qualified individuals should submit their cover letter and resume to:
Head of School
The Jewish Community Project (JCP) of Lower Manhattan, Inc. was founded in 2002 as a grass-roots effort to grow Jewish life in downtown NYC. Based in Tribeca, JCP is an open and organic Jewish community which enables individuals and families to become a creative force in the life of the organization, and to connect to others through Jewish educational, cultural, social, and spiritual programs. The organization serves approximately 600 families and individuals living in downtown Manhattan.
The JCP philosophy encourages people to have a strong sense of personal ownership in their Jewish lives, and offers the tools to design and explore one’s own personal or family Jewish journey. As a post-denominational organization, JCP seeks to provide offerings to families of diverse Jewish and interfaith backgrounds who wish to connect and enjoy a sense of community. Its warm and inviting environment allows people to express their Jewish identities at all stages of life, through high quality, innovative and creative programming.
Today, JCP operates a prominent early childhood center, which includes a Jewish community preschool and a variety of programming for children ages 6 months to 5 years; a pre-school day camp; a Hebrew school; community-wide Shabbat and holiday programs throughout the year; and adult education..
For more information about JCP visit our website at www.jcpdowntown.org
About the Position:
The Business and Finance Associate reports to the Senior Business and Finance Manager and has the following general responsibilities in the JCP Business Office, in the areas of finance, human resources, and general operations of the organization:
Audit and Reporting
Human Resources Operations
The ideal candidate will have:
This position is open for immediate hire. To express interest in this unique professional opportunity, please send your cover letter, resume and salary history to Alex Kogan, at Jobs@jcpdowntown.org.
Congregation Beth Sholom (CBS) is a traditional, egalitarian congregation affiliated with the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism.
The Director of Youth Engagement will be part of the synagogue professional leadership team and will help build leadership among teens and will help develop an action plan for a reinvigorated Youth Committee. Together with professional and volunteer leaders, the Director of Youth Engagement will implement dynamic programming to engage children (K-12) in the life of our vibrant synagogue community, with a priority on developing and implementing a strategy to increase pre-teen and teen engagement.
Specific responsibilities include:
Outreach & Administration
Interested candidates are encouraged to send a cover letter and resume, along with name and contact information for 2-3 professional references, to: email@example.com. Please include “Director of Youth Engagement” in the subject line. Preference will be given to applications received by Monday, June 3.
Harlem Hebrew Language Academy Charter School is a new K-5 dual-language public charter school serving a diverse population and committed to academic excellence and Hebrew language proficiency that will open in NYC CSD 3 in August 2013 with 156 students in grades K & 1.
We seek dynamic, caring, dedicated, and professional educators who would relish the opportunity to work with exceptional colleagues, a diverse student body and an innovative program for the 2013-2014 school year.
Current opportunities include:
All Hebrew teachers must be fluent speakers, readers and writers of Modern Hebrew. Degree in early childhood or elementary education; classroom experience a must; ability to differentiate instruction for different learning styles and needs.
Interested candidates should submit their cover letter and resume in English firstname.lastname@example.org
Competitive compensation package
Equal opportunity employer
If you are:
-a people person
-aggressive in a nice way
-able to persuade
-able to draw attention
-willing to act fun and silly
-fun, funky and funny
-and like magic
We need you !
Looking for someone who is a great salesperson. The product to sell is magic tricks for all levels, for little kids , for teenagers and for adults.
If you have background in magic - great! If you don’t have it - no problem! anyone can do magic - we will teach you a few tricks to start off with. Most importantly you have to be able to make customers feel good and make them want to have those magic tricks in their possession.
It will start on part time weekend basis with a long term potential turning into full time.
Full-time teachers wanted for progressive, non-denominational Jewish Day School with children ages 3 through fifth grade. Must be fluent in Hebrew and able to integrate Judaic studies and secular studies.
Degree in progressive early childhood or elementary education; classroom experience a must; knowledge of Jewish tradition, practice and culture; ability to differentiate instruction for different learning styles and needs.
Citizenship, Green Card or appropriate Visa to permit work in US. Please email resumes (IN ENGLISH) using the link below.
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. For more information: www.beitrabban.org/work-at-beit-rabban/
Congregation Beth Elohim (CBE) is seeking an Event Manager to coordinate an array of activities and events at the Synagogue of 900+ member households.
Founded in 1861, CBE (www.cbebk.org) is one of the fastest growing synagogues in New York City. It was recently named “one of America’s 25 most vibrant congregations” by Newsweek, which hailed it for “quickly adapting to Brooklyn’s exciting, young population.” Throughout its 150 year history, CBE has been one of Brooklyn’s largest and most influential reform Jewish congregations. Open to people from a variety of backgrounds, CBE serves as a hub for its members and the surrounding community. It is a place of worship, dedicated to study, ritual and acts of loving-kindness; and also a place to socialize, to celebrate and to actively engage with the world, and a synagogue center energizing and enriching our Jewish community. CBE is pioneering a new model of Jewish communal life. We gather together diverse and eclectic groups in a campus-like atmosphere, aiming to create community while offering a broad range of educational programs and cultural events.
The Event Manager will ensure the highest quality of customer service and event planning. The Event Manager enables the congregation to maximize use of its space and strategizes how to expand the number of external rentals. S/he utilizes judgment and knowledge of the congregation to make decisions that enable it to fulfill its mission. The Event Manager reports to the Executive Director . Major Responsibilities: Coordinate logistics for all CBE events and allocate available resources; Work with CBE families and clergy on life cycle events – brises, baby naming’s, bar/bat mitzvahs, weddings and funerals. Assist the general public with space rental inquiries (annual meetings, parties, fundraisers, children’s birthday parties, graduations etc.) Negotiate and generate contracts; creating work plans for events, Coordinate and monitor the timeline of events; Control & update organization calendar; Serve as key member of planning teams for special events and holidays (High Holy Days, Sukkot Block Party, Simchat Torah, Hanukah Family Celebration, Purim, Passover/2nd Seder Dinner, Shavuot and annual fundraiser). Coordinate set ups for weekly religious Services; Order supplies for events and holidays; Arrange audio/visual set ups and support when needed; Attend and present at weekly maintenance and operations meetings. Qualifications: Detail-oriented facilitator able to work well with a wide range of people including clergy, staff, volunteers and members. Demonstrated ability to be flexible, solve problems, and create effective systems. Experience in event planning required, and familiarity with Jewish life and the Park Slope community is desired. Audio/visual capability is a plus. Work week is Wednesday through Sunday.
Please send resume, salary requirements and references to email@example.com.
Bnei Akiva of NY/NJ is looking for a part time Administrative Assistant to work in the office supporting the Executive Director and other staff.
Job includes 3 days a week working in Midtown Manhattan (18-20 Hours per week). The office is generally operating on a 4 day work week Monday-Thursday.
Experience and proficiency with MICROSOFT OFFICE is a MUST. Familiarity with QuickBooks, Constant Contact, Google Docs, and website content management is a plus.
Must have good organizational skills, and the ability to handle customer service matters. A self-starter and quick learner is preferred.
Part time position – great for college students!
For more information and to apply please send a resume and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org