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.
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
: 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.
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
Demonstrated communication skills including working with the press
Experience building diverse and highly-motivated staff/volunteer
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
salary commensurate with experience.
cover letters can be submitted to: Rabbi Josh Weinberg firstname.lastname@example.org by March 21, 2014.