About Us

The National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) is a grassroots organization of volunteers and advocates who turn progressive ideals into action. Inspired by Jewish values, NCJW strives for social justice by improving the quality of life for women, children, and families and by safeguarding individual rights and freedoms.

Careers

NCJW is accepting applications for the following positions:

Executive Assistant

Position Summary

The Executive Assistant (EA) to the CEO provides comprehensive administrative support to the CEO and works closely with the Senior Team and with members of NCJW’s Board of Directors.  The EA represents the Executive Office as the CEO’s liaison to staff and outside contacts.  

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manage CEO’s calendar, coordinate arrangements for meetings, telephone conferences, and events; handle travel arrangements and confirm all appointments and reservations; coordinate tasks and schedules with CEO daily
  • Review correspondence and draft appropriate responses for the CEO and Board President
  • Answer, screen, and direct incoming calls
  • Prepare, review and track monthly expenses and prepare expense reports
  • Establish and maintain the Executive Office contact database files and records
  • Manage organizational files professionally and confidentially
  • Maintain documents and records pertaining to the Board and operations of the organization
  • Prepare required documents for Board meetings, Staff and Leadership retreats
  • Support the coordination of annual Board meetings and required set up
  • Prepare information for use in discussions/meetings with staff and outside individuals
  • General administrative support including preparing documents using MS Office Suite,  taking phone messages, photocopying and other duties as assigned
  • Liaison between CEO, President, Board, and staff
  • Work closely with other senior executive staff

Qualifications and Skills

  • Prefer 5 years of progressively responsible experience providing proactive administrative support to a senior level executive
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Superior written and verbal communications skills; excellent interpersonal skills with an understanding of developing and maintaining strong working relationships with staff, colleagues volunteer leaders and a diverse range of organizational/business contacts
  • Strong attention to detail and a high level of organizational skills
  • Professional demeanor and proven ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Proactive work ethic and ability to work on a team
  • Resourceful and efficient with time management skills
  • Exercise good judgment, creative problem-solving skills, and sound decision-making ability
  • Work well under pressure and strong ability to multi-task

Salary and Benefits

The salary range is $60,000 to $70,000; comprehensive benefits package, including health and dental insurance; generous vacation and holiday schedule.

NCJW is an equal opportunity employer

NCJW is an equal opportunity employer. Women, LGBTQ, people of color, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

We thank you for your interest in career opportunities with NCJW. Due to high volume, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to: jobs@ncjw.org

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Marketing and Communications Associate


The Marketing and Communications Associate is responsible for supporting marketing and communications efforts in storytelling, audience outreach, and brand management. The Marketing and Communications Associate focuses closely on communicating with a wide variety of audiences through messaging strategy and content development. The ideal candidate is comfortable working in a fast-paced, high energy environment and must be capable of switching tasks quickly and efficiently.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Collaborate with the legislative affairs team and other NCJW departments to conceptualize, write and produce compelling and informative collateral such as email blasts, social media, website updates, and ongoing maintenance, press releases, and flyers
  • Draft, coordinate, and copy edit weekly e-newsletter
  • Support social and traditional media outreach, including strategy, content development, and tracking
  • Update content calendars and work alongside the rest of the Communications team to ensure the creation and scheduling of media content
  • Update website copy, photos, and files
  • Manage small projects with vendors, such as video production and design

QUALIFICATIONS & SKILLS

  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism, marketing, communications or related field and/or one year of professional work experience in communications or social justice.
  • Genuine passion for and understanding of the mission of NCJW
  • Exceptional communications skills, both verbal and written, with a proven ability to present written information in a concise and persuasive format
  • Basic knowledge of HTML, CSS, and WordPress. Working understanding of email marketing systems
  • Familiarity with Adobe Creative Cloud software or other comparable design, photo and video editing software
  • Outstanding time management and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of EveryAction or other comparable CRM preferred
  • Video skills a plus
  • Experience in media relations highly desirable

SALARY AND BENEFITS

Starting salary is $50,000; comprehensive benefits package, including health and dental insurance; generous vacation and holiday schedule.

For immediate consideration please submit your resume and cover letter with the subject line “Marketing and Communications Associate” to jobs@ncjw.org

NCJW is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to build a diverse staff. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, veterans, and members of the LGBT community are strongly encouraged to apply.

We thank you for your interest in career opportunities with NCJW. Due to high volume, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

 

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Marketing and Communications Intern

The National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) seeks a communications intern to assist with NCJW’s messaging and online presence. Candidates should have a sense of effective social media tactics as well as strong writing skills. Interest in women’s issues a plus. This isn’t your average coffee-fetching, envelope stuffing, internship. You will have challenging, meaningful work and will learn the ins and outs of marketing and communications work. This is a paid internship.

Qualifications:

  • Interest in new media, communications, or journalism
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Digital marketing wizard (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, blogging, HTML, etc.)
  • Well-organized
  • Interest in non-profit and philanthropy

Hours:  Flexible, Part-time

To apply: Please email a cover letter that includes your availability for the internship, as well as a resume, and 2-3 short writing sample (3-5 pages max). Use the subject line “Marketing and Communications Intern.”

Salary $15/hour

Contact: Stephanie Cohen, Associate Director of Marketing and Communications (scohen@ncjw.org)

NCJW is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to build a diverse staff. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, veterans, and members of the LGBT community are strongly encouraged to apply.

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Government Relations and Advocacy Intern –– Summer 

For over a century, the National Council of Jewish Women (NCJW) has been at the forefront of social change, championing the needs of women, children, and families, while taking a progressive stance on such issues as reproductive rights and justice, civic engagement, the federal courts, and civil rights. NCJW’s Government Relations and Advocacy Department offers paid or educational legislative internships to rising college juniors and seniors for academic credit. This is a great opportunity to learn first-hand about advocacy, grassroots organizing, and all aspects of the legislative process. Applicants should possess a commitment to progressive change, racial justice, and working in a diverse environment.

Opportunities & Responsibilities:

  • Learn about public policy and the legislative process by assisting staff and attending legislative hearings, briefings, national coalition meetings, rallies, and press conferences.
  • Work closely with staff and lay leadership (volunteers) to learn about and help implement grassroots mobilization and advocacy.
  • Assist with issue portfolios, such as reproductive rights and justice, immigration, health care, economic justice, civil rights, religious liberty, and the federal courts.
  • Learn about NCJW and what it’s like to work for a non-profit, volunteer-led organization.

Qualifications: Strong writing and communication skills, ability to learn quickly, and a commitment to social justice issues. No previous professional experience necessary, just a willingness to learn and get involved.  Two years of higher education or commensurate experience strongly preferred.

Hours: Flexible, part-time (minimum 2 days per week) or full-time. Positions available by semester; must commit to the entire academic semester (September through December, January through May, or May through August).

To apply:  Please email a cover letter that includes your availability for the internship, as well as a resume, short writing sample (3-5 pages max), and 2-3 references.

Contact: Faith Williams, NCJW Senior Legislative Associate by email (fwilliams@ncjw.org).

Applications considered on a rolling basis.

NCJW is an equal opportunity employer. Women, LGBTQ individuals, people of color, and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.