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JOB DESCRIPTION: Marketing & Communications Manager

M2: The Institute for Experiential Jewish Education has undergone rapid growth over the last twelve months and is currently ready to enhance and grow its operational infrastructure and staff. Now is an exciting time for a Marketing & Communications Manager to join the organization and work closely with our team within our Jerusalem office.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Branding:
    • Oversee brand strategy and ways to promote brand awareness and the organization’s field-based positioning;
    • Implement brand strategy using the company website and social media platforms.
  • Website:
    • Create, develop and manage content for M2’s web presence, with a focus on user experience.
    • Serve as the direct contact for all web-based freelancers to ensure that the M2 website is up to date and running accordingly.
  • Social Media:
    • Develop and publish relevant, original, and brand-centric social media content.
    • Gather and organize content ideas for posting on website, newsletter and social media from across the organization.
    • Serve as point person for co-workers to report updates that may be relevant to communicate on social platforms.
    • Manage periodic postings and foster engagement with followers.
  • Newsletter:
    • Oversee, manage and function as the editor for the weekly M2 newsletter encapsulating offerings, accomplishments and updates across the organization.
  • Content Creation and Support:
    • Support writing and editing of external facing content, including thought pieces, proposals, presentations and reports.
  • Analytics:
    • Strategize campaigns, optimize outreach and analyze results.
    • Create periodical reports from analytics of account performance for executives on M2.
    • social media standings and updates.

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

As a prerequisite, the candidate must believe in the values of M2 and be driven by its mission.

  • A capable self-starter, able to act on their own initiative and proactively manage competing demands and pressures and to multitask effectively
  • Demonstrated ability to engage diverse audiences through writing and other forms of storytelling
  • Masterful writing and editing skills that are translatable across multiple content platforms
  • Marketing writing and/or fundraising writing for NGOs; ghostwriting – a plus
  • Familiarity, ideally fluency, with Instagram and Facebook interfaces
  • Familiarity with Jewish educational programs / the world of Jewish philanthropy / the North American Jewish community
  • Able to work collaboratively with an array of colleagues in the wider organization, as well as external personnel
  • Excellent interpersonal and oral communication skills
  • Experience with significant work alongside graphic designers
  • Confidence in working with senior internal and external personnel
  • Ability to ‘think outside of the box’, generate and implement creative solutions
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Highly competent IT skills with Microsoft and Apple packages, it’s a plus if familiar with video editing software and web design/development
  • Fluent in verbal and written English and Hebrew
  • Ideally 3+ years relevant experience within the marketing and PR space
  • BA degree

WHAT M2 OFFERS

  • Competitive salary
  • Strong benefits package
  • Generous paid time off policy, plus Jewish and nationally observed holidays
  • An atmosphere that is guided by values, integrity and passion
  • A nimble, cutting edge and incredibly warm working environment
  • A team of professionals seeking to learn, grow, share and make real changes

ABOUT M2

M2: The Institute for Experiential Jewish Education helps educators and organizations design meaningful educational experiences. Our mission is to promote a proud and inspired community of Jewish educators who possess the personal and professional capacities to help learners find meaning and relevance in Jewish life.

TO APPLY

This job is based in Jerusalem, Israel. For consideration, please submit the following items to jobs@ieje.org:

  • A resume.
  • Writing samples and a samples of previously created marketing content
  • Two references that can attest to the quality and efficacy of work and your experience in working as a part of a team.

*Please note that reference might be contacted immediately upon submission of a job application.

No phone calls please. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Due to high volume, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Director of Finance & Administration

M2: The Institute for Experiential Jewish Education is seeking an experienced, self-motivated professional to build and manage the financial aspects of a rapidly growing organization. Based in M2’s Israel office and reporting to the CEO, the Director of Finance & Administration will provide overall leadership and accountability for financial systems building and maintenance of our Israeli חל”צ and ourUS 501(c)3.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Financial Oversight & Management:

  • Provide overall financial oversight and monitoring, including development and implementation of sound fiscal management practices and internal controls.
  • Manage and oversee monthly accounting processes, including bookkeeping, payroll management, invoicing, and financial tracking of restricted grants.
  • Manage relationships with key external vendors, including outsourced accounting/CFO firm and outsourced bookkeeping firms in Israel and the US.
  • Manage the ongoing financial consolidation between the US and Israeli entities.

Planning & Budgeting:

  • Assess and evaluate the financial performance of the organization against operational goals and forecasts, providingrecommendations to short and long-term growth plans.
  • Lead annual budget development process and manage budget revisions during the fiscal year.

Reports & Audits:

  • Analyze and present monthly and quarterly financial reports, as well as grant budget reports,including profit and loss, forecast vs. budget and cash flow.
  • Track receivables and spending to ensure accurate financial reporting to funders.
  • Coordinate and lead the annual audit process in Israel and the US.

Compliance & Legal:

  • Monitor and update the accounting policies and procedures to ensure high-quality internal controls and compliance with Israeli Tax Authority, IRS and GAAP standards.
  • Revise and/or formulate policies and promote their implementation, ensuring legislative regulations and compliance with federal and state requirements are followed.
  • Manage and oversee finance and compliance aspects of HR functions, including offer letters; compensation; benefits administration; policies and procedures; staff reimbursements.
  • Oversee risk management and legal activities, including insurance and contracts.
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.

Systems:

  • Develop and oversee all internal systems including IT, technology platforms, cross-organizations communication systems and content management systems.
  • Manage and track organizational needs for computer hardware and software, procuring new equipment as needed.
  • Collaborate with CEO to ensure successful implementation, and ongoing management, of new systems.

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS

As a prerequisite, the candidate must believe in the values of M2 and be driven by its mission.

  • CPA, with work experience in a finance position, preferably in a US based nonprofit organization; Preference for US citizens or holders of an American Social Security number.
  • A strong understanding of GAAP and a mastery of nonprofit accounting protocols and regulations fora 501(c)3 in the US and for aחל”צ in Israel.
  • Hands-on experience with accounting and financial software, specifically QuickBooks
  • Proven track record of leading effective annual budgeting processes and creating monitoring systems to ensure the financial health of the organization.
  • An excellent command of Excel including creating pivot tables, linking formulas/worksheets.
  • Excellent knowledge of data analysis, risk management and forecasting methods.
  • Exceptional interpersonal / collaborative skills.Must be a team player and work effectively with others to achieve outcomes and solve problems.
  • Ability to handle confidential information.
  • Tireless attention to detail and ability to complete work with the highest level of accuracy and efficiency, against effective deadlines.
  • Ability to work in an entrepreneurial, fast-paced environment with limited supervision.
  • Ability to synthesize data, make decisions, and communicate priorities to staff. Demonstrated resourcefulness in setting priorities, executing multiple tasks, and achieving objectives.
  • Effective supervision of consultants and vendors.
  • Bearer of U.S. Social Security ID preferred.

WHAT M2 OFFERS

  • Competitive salary and strong benefits package
  • Generous paid time off policy, plus Jewish and nationally observed holidays
  • An atmosphere that is guided by values, integrity and passion
  • A nimble, cutting edge and incredibly warm working environment
  • A team of professionals seeking to learn, grow, share and make real changes

TO APPLY

This job is based in Jerusalem, Israel. For consideration, please submit a resume to services@kishurim.com. M² is not obligated to release its search committee protocols. M² abides by a strict non-discriminatory policy and confidentiality will be respected. No phone calls please. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Due to high volume, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

ABOUT M2

M2: The Institute for Experiential Jewish Education helps educators and organizations design meaningful educational experiences. Our mission is to promote a proud and inspired community of Jewish educators who possess the personal and professional capacities to help learners find meaning and relevance in Jewish life.