Location: Manhattan, NY
Jewish National Fund (JNF) is a nonprofit dedicated to the land and people of Israel. Created in 1901 as a dream and vision to reestablish a homeland in Israel for Jewish people everywhere, Jews the world over collected coins in iconic JNF Blue Boxes, purchasing land and planting trees until ultimately, their dream of a Jewish homeland was a reality. Today, JNF continues to give all generations a unique voice in building and ensuring the prosperity of the land of Israel through their generosity and partnership with the people of Israel.
JNF seeks to recruit an experienced Communications Manager to work out of the JNF Manhattan office.
The primary purpose of this job is managing both internal and external communications for this national organization through public relations efforts.
•Oversee the publicizing of JNF programs and initiatives in Jewish and mainstream local and national media; aggressively pursue national media outlets.
•Direct the PR efforts of the 5 Field Marketing & Communications Associates around the country.
•Oversee relationship with foreign press consultant in Israel.
•Edit national JNF newsletter.
•Write copy for national and regional advertisements, CEO report, website, direct mail, donor proposals, quarterly and yearly updates on major projects and accomplishments, PowerPoint and other marketing materials; update JNF fact sheets; prepare talking points, speeches, and bios of staff, lay leaders, and speakers.
•Respond to media and donor inquiries and develop strategies for crisis management.
The person who fills this position must have at least five years experience with writing and media relations and very strong interpersonal, organizational and communication and writing skills. Must maintain consistent corporate messaging and build relationships with key Jewish and mainstream media, supervise the Communications staff, and process all project information in a timely and organized fashion. Some travel required. Excellent computer skills required. Previous experience working with all types of media including print, broadcast and Internet is a must.
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