Communications Associate Drisha Institute for Jewish Education

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Mon, Jul 13, 2020


Communications Associate Drisha Institute for Jewish Education


The Communications Associate will work in close cooperation with the Dean, Director of Operations, and Director of Communal Engagement and coordinator of adult education in the planning, coordination, marketing and implementation of ongoing and future programs, both in North America and Israel. The Communications Associate will be responsible for implementing a strategy for communicating Drisha’s mission and the goals of individual programs through traditional and social media.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Direct and implement public relations campaigns
  • Manage the organization’s website and online social media accounts
  • Develop ways to communicate organization’s message
  • Create and launch press releases and marketing
  • Contact communities to set up speaking engagements for the organization’s top leadership
  • Determine communications strategy and execute programs to deliver communications objectives throughout the organization
  • Develop organization’s publications such as newsletters, press releases, email announcements, website, video/podcasts, special projects and assignments
  • Create clear, meaningful, and creative content that is optimized for search engines

Required Qualifications and Skills:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivated with excellent time management skills
  • Ability to work alone and with a team; ability to take direction
  • Computer and technology savvy
  • Well versed in social media best practices and analytics
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Fluent in Hebrew
  • Bachelors Degree
  • 3-5 years of experience in communications and marketing for non-profit or academic institution preferred

This is a full-time job, salary commensurate with experience.


How to Apply:

Please send a cover letter and CV to with the subject line “[YOUR NAME]: Communications Application” 


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