Associate Director of Communications and Institutional Advancement at Mechon Hadar

Associate Director of Communications and Institutional Advancement

Mechon Hadar is an educational institution that seeks to empower a generation of Jews to create and sustain vibrant, practicing, egalitarian communities of Torah learning, prayer, and service. Visit www.mechonhadar.org for more information. The position requires someone who is well-organized, strong on follow-through and relationship-building, creative and a quick learner.

Main Responsibilities Include:

  • Responsible for drawing people to Hadar’s programs, in collaboration with senior staff, through creative communications (this includes effective and creative use of email, Hadar’s web page, Facebook, Twitter, flyers, posters, etc.).

  • Manage the process of upgrading Hadar’s website (with assistance from outside consultants).

  • Be the organizational “data keeper” who manages our email lists, donors lists, and all data related to fundraising, so we can more effectively make people aware of Hadar’s activities.

  • Help plan and run events and programs for major donors and prospective donors.

  • Manage regular communications with our supporters – including mailings, mail merges, thank you cards, etc.


  • Familiarity with and strong commitment to Mechon Hadar’s mission.

  • Experience managing website and communications projects is a plus.

  • Superb writing abilities; journalism experience is a plus.

  • Strong knowledge of social media and other web based technologies.

  • Able to perform with grace and humor under pressure.

  • Well-organized, detail oriented and fierce about deadlines.

  • Computer savvy – experience with Excel, Quickbooks, Donor Perfect and Constant Contact are a plus (but can also be learned on the job).

  • Hebrew proficiency/Jewish literacy a strong plus.

This full-time position offers a competitive salary and benefits.  Please submit resume and cover letter to communications@mechonhadar.org.