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Welcome! Thank you for your interest in joining the Moishe House team. Moishe House is the leading global movement of Jewish young adults. We're committed to hiring top talent and offer unique opportunities in the Jewish nonprofit world. We are always looking for smart, detail-oriented, and hard-working individuals to join our team.

Life at Moishe House is unlike anywhere else in this space. We love our work and we love the people we work with. Working for Moishe House means: a caring and compassionate community, an emphasis on professional development, annual staff retreats, and regional & international travel. Join Moishe House to grow your skills and career. Explore the openings below and reach out!




New York City Area Director of Advancement – Full Time

Organization Overview:

Moishe House, the largest international organization serving Jews in their 20s, provides meaningful Jewish experiences for young adults through the development of vibrant home-based Jewish communities. In response to local demand and the success of the organization’s model, Moishe House is focused on further expanding its base of donors and supporters, activating philanthropists that are moved to invest in experiences that inspire young Jewish adults.

Position Description:

Moishe House seeks a Director of Advancement, based in New York City. This practiced professional will grow and manage a regionally-based donor portfolio of ~ $1M annually consisting of existing individual and institutional supporters, with a focus on broadening the overall local donor base. This professional will work with the organization’s National Board of Directors and senior staff to build upon the success of our fundraising efforts with foundations and federations while leading the development and execution of a unique strategy to effectively identify, cultivate and steward individual donors (with a focus on $2,500+.)

 

Essential Job Duties:

  • Meaningfully engage a growing donor base, resulting in the successful solicitation and renewal of gifts and involvement from major donors to support the national and local efforts of Moishe House.
  • Identify and cultivate new donor prospects and lay leadership through regular, in-person meetings, networking and relationship building. This candidate will work independently and alongside key Moishe House leaders to develop a strong base of new funding.
  • Facilitate meaningful and consistent touch points that instill a trust that contributions are an investment in the success of Moishe House and excitement around the residents and their work.
  • Leverage Moishe House’s local presence, identifying and pursuing opportunities to increase the visibility and awareness of Moishe House in the relevant donor communities.
  • Work closely with Moishe House’s Board of Directors and other local advocates, cultivating new supporters and raising awareness for Moishe House’s work locally and around the world. 

Minimum Education and Experience:

  • 3-5 years minimum of fundraising/donor relations experience is required. Applicants with a strong interest and passion for fundraising who do not have formal experience may be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  • Knowledge of- and comfort with-donor cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship strategies and techniques, particularly in the area of major gifts from individuals/family foundations is preferred.
  • BA/BS required. Advanced degree preferred.

Other Critical Skills, Qualities and Abilities

  • Entrepreneurial, self-motivated and able to work both independently and with a team.
  • Strong work ethic, ability to multi task and attention to follow through.
  • Have a passion for Jewish community building and the mission of Moishe House.
  • Excellent public speaking, presentation and written communication skills.

The position will be based in New York City and will work in an office with two Moishe House program professionals. Applicants from other locations throughout the New York City metropolitan area are welcome to apply and may be considered.

This position will report directly to the VP of Development.

This is a full time position.

How to Apply

Please email cover letter, resume and salary history (no calls please) to:

[email protected]

PLEASE WRITE “NYC Area Director of Organizational Advancement _ firstname_ lastname” IN THE SUBJECT LINE

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.


Administrative Coordinator – Part-Time

Organization Overview:

The Open Dor Project is designed to further the creation and development of new and emerging models of Jewish spiritual community around the country.  

Each year our Cohort program conducts an open call for applications from rabbis/cantors across the country working to develop innovative, emerging models of Jewish spiritual community.  We invite 3 to 5 extraordinary applicants to join a learning/funding community built to address the most pressing needs of spiritual startup leaders and provide real and meaningful investment in their visions of Jewish spiritual life.

We are an R&D project of Moishe House.

Position Description:

Open Dor Project seeks a part-time Administrative Coordinator, remote/location flexible but optimally in or near San Diego, CA, for the occasional in-person meeting. This administrative professional will support the project in managing day-to-day tasks and long-term projects as assigned by the director, including travel arrangements for project staff and participants, billing, accounting, and yearly program planning and execution.  Position responsibilities will include the creation and management of up to three (3) immersive retreats a year for participating spiritual leaders, their teams, project staff, and faculty/consultants.  The Open Dor Project will also provide cohort members with a specific set of monthly consulting/training services that will require scheduling and management by the administrative coordinator.  Such services may include coordination of monthly consulting/training/mentorship sessions for cohort members, along with sporadic webinars and other online learning convenings.   

Essential Job Duties:

  • Arranging/booking travel for program director and participants

  • Budget tracking / Expense reporting; Experience in Certify a plus.

  • Purchasing and vendor billing processing

  • Candidate tracking CRM design and maintenance (through AirTable and Google Drive)

  • Administrative support to director (drafting some limited early documentation, brainstorming/input, scheduling/outreach/intake)

  • Scheduling / Coordination / Outreach with outside advisors/other stakeholders/candidate pipeline channels/project consultants and training teams

  • Assist in management of vendors (consultants/contractors/venues/faculty scheduling)

  • Immersive retreat coordination experience a plus

  • Work closely with Open Dor Project’s advisory board and other allies, cultivating new recruits and raising awareness for the Open Dor Project’s work around the country.

  • General research and other administrative duties as assigned

Minimum Education and Experience:

  • 1-3 years minimum of administrative support and project coordination experience is required. Proficient knowledge of Google Apps and/or Office productivity suite; knowledge of CRM and database systems.

  • BA/BS or equivalent work experience preferred.

Other Critical Skills, Qualities and Abilities

  • Entrepreneurial, self-motivated and able to work both independently and with supervision.

  • Strong work ethic, ability to multi task and attention to follow through.

  • Have a passion for coordinating many simultaneous pieces to produce efficient systems for day-to-day / month-to-month / year-to-year operations of ongoing organizational workflow.

  • Excellent public speaking, presentation and written communication skills.

The position allows for remote work, with a strong preference for candidates who can make at least one monthly, in-person meeting in the San Diego North County area.

This position will report directly to the founding director of the Open Dor Project.

This is a part-time position.

 

How to Apply

Please email cover letter, resume and salary history (no calls please) to:

[email protected]

PLEASE WRITE “Open Dor Project Admin _ firstname_ lastname” IN THE SUBJECT LINE

 

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

 


Moishe House is a member of the Talent Alliance, a partnership program formed to advance the recruitment, training and retention of top talent within the Jewish non-profit sector. The Talent Alliance enables employees to transition to open positions within any partner organization as they look to advance their careers and find long-term, fulfilling work in the Jewish non-profit sector.

Learn more about the Talent Alliance and check out current job openings at our partner organizations, BBYO and Hillel.