Careers

New Job calendar entry with smiley faceThe Career Center is a forum that pairs Jewish communal professional organizations with career opportunities together with people seeking those opportunities in Jewish communal service.

If you represent a local Jewish communal organization click on the “Submit a Job Listing” button below and complete the form. Within two business days, your posting will either go live or you will be contacted by Jconnect with questions. Before posting, read Jconnect’s Career Posting Guidelines.

If you are looking for a new opportunity, browse the job listings below. If you are interested in any of the positions, please contact the posting organization(s) directly. We encourage you to check back often because new jobs are always being posted.

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Current Opportunities

Director of Women’s Philanthropy

Posted: 11/30/2020

As a leader on the Donor Engagement team, the Director of Women’s Philanthropy is a relationship builder, working with donors and lay leaders to advance Federation’s mission. The Director is a dynamic team player and experienced fundraiser with a proven track record of cultivating relationships, building a donor pipeline, and soliciting gifts, including Lions of Judah ($5,000+) and Forever Lions (Lion of Judah Endowment). Through a strategic, donor-centric, cohort-based model, the Director is responsible for increasing donor retention and acquisition via peer groups and relationships, such as small groups, larger events, and immersive missions.

Assistant Controller

Posted: 11/25/2020

The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington’s Assistant Controller for our United Jewish Endowment Fund is primarily responsible for controlling and managing the accounting, financial, maintenance and reporting functions of the Federation’s endowment and donor advised funds books and records. Working under the supervision of our Controller, The Endowment AC must have knowledge of intermediate accounting principles including pertinent FASB pronouncements. Strong investment accounting knowledge is a must. This individual must work in an accurate and timely manner with minimal supervision and take initiative in identifying anomalies and bringing them to the attention of the Controller. If you’re a thoughtful, motivated accounting professional ready to be an essential member of The Jewish Federation’s dynamic Accounting team, read on!

Coordinator, United Jewish Endowment Fund (UJEF)

Posted: 10/29/2020

This position works within the Financial Resource Development Team and has primary responsibilities within the United Jewish Endowment Fund. The Coordinator supports the operations, administration and growth of the UJEF, by working directly with the Chief Development Officer and the Deputy Director on building and implementing processes to aid fund development and providing high quality customer service. This team member must be a detail-oriented individual who can excel as a project manager, both participating in and leading a number of high-profile projects.

 

Communications Manager

Posted: 10/23/2020

The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington’s Communications Manager will be a talented writer, experienced collaborator, and strategic communicator. They will develop and implement new, creative ways of translating Federation’s impact to key stakeholders (including donors, lay leaders, and Jewish communal professionals) and the community at large. If you’re a thoughtful, motivated professional ready to be an essential member of The Jewish Federation’s dynamic Marketing & Communications team, read on!

Senior Government Affairs Associate

Posted: 10/22/2020

Position: Senior Government Affairs Associate (Registered Lobbyist)

Reports to: Director of Government Affairs

Location: Washington, DC (Currently Remote)

Start Date: Immediately

Director – Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging (DEIB)

Posted: 09/23/2020

The Jewish Federation professional team is mission-driven and dedicated to helping every member of Greater Washington’s Jewish community connect with purpose, at a time when maintaining those connections is more important than ever before. JFGW is committed to proactively using our resources, platforms and influence to build a culture of inclusion and belonging and to work to repair our broken world (“tikkun olam”) – with a core focus on disability inclusion. Our work is grounded in the value that every human being is created “b’zelem elohim” (in G-d’s image), across ability, race, gender-identity, LGBTQ+ status, and other aspects of identity. We recognize that this kind of important work starts from the inside out, and our responsibility in this ongoing journey includes fostering inclusion, equity and belonging for our professional team, our volunteer & Board leadership, and for our community.

Accountant

Posted: 09/23/2020

Essential functions of the position:

  • Prepare daily cash receipts reports
  • Maintain files for daily deposit batches
  • Reconcile cash, checks, and charges to general ledger to subsidiary data base systems (Traction Rec, Classy and Campminder)
  • Prepare credit card Excel report spreadsheets
  • Reconcile merchant services credit card reports
  • Understand accounts payable and be able to function and/or back-up
  • Reconcile all balance sheet accounts and various general ledger accounts to supporting audit schedules
  • Monitor and audit general ledger postings including revenue and expense accounts and prepare correcting journal entries as needed
  • Prepare journal entries as assigned
  • Compile and maintain cash flow report

Development Assistant

Posted: 09/23/2020