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March 4, 2015 | 13th Adar 5775

ARZA Campaign Manager for World Zionist Congress Election

The Association of Reform Zionists of America is seeking a dynamic and creative campaign manager for the upcoming World Zionist Congress elections. Run every 5 years, this campaign has tremendous potential for advancing a progressive agenda in Israel and to significantly advancing the cause of the Reform movement in Israel. This is a 12-month job running from April 1, 2014- April 1, 2015.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement, in consultation with ARZA and its designees, overall campaign plan, including: communications/media, grassroots/field work, association outreach and maintenance, relationships with religious and lay leaders, internal campaign administration, and fundraising.
  • Manage budget: ensure campaign meets fundraising goals, monitor cash flow for all campaign-related activities, and be available to make high donor asks if needed.
  • Manage campaign staff/volunteers, consultants, and internal stakeholders across the Reform Movement, ARZA and URJ member congregations.
  • Working with ARZA leadership, ensure integration of campaign efforts with ongoing mission and efforts of ARZA
  • Provide leadership to Campaign Committee: participate in all meetings/calls and subcommittee meetings as needed, help inspire campaign leadership in others, and provide regular, comprehensive updates on campaign activities.
  • : coordinate with local and national partners on local, regional, statewide and national media, act as a liaison with press, if needed. Oversee management of web site; new media; list and database development, management and usage.
  • The Campaign manager reports directly to the ARZA President and works closely with the Campaign Chair. 

Qualifications:

  • 3-5 years campaign experience in campaigns/politics
  • Knowledge and Commitment to Reform Judaism and the Reform movement
  • Commitment to a Progressive, Pluralistic and Democratic Israel
  • Experience managing a highly competitive race
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate multiple projects and meet tight deadlines
  • Demonstrated communication skills including working with the press
  • Experience building diverse and highly-motivated staff/volunteer teams
  • Ability to work long, irregular hours and at a very fast pace
  • Experience with a large scale field program
  • Experience managing coalition and stakeholder relationships

 

Competitive salary commensurate with experience.

Resumes and cover letters can be submitted to: Rabbi Josh Weinberg – jrweinberg@arza.org by  March 21, 2014.

 

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