Director of Outreach and Engagement, Jewish Federation of Greater Orlando
The Roth Family JCC of Greater Orlando
851 N Maitland Ave.
Maitland, FL 32751
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Outreach and Engagement has overall responsibility for developing and implementing The Jewish Federation of Greater Orlando's strategy for Outreach and Engagement. This includes the Federation's PJ Library program, PJ Our Way program, PJ Baby & Me program, Jewish Teen Education Network (JTEN), Colman Israel Travel Scholarships and JTEN grant management. This is a hands-on position with a goal of enhancing and increasing participation in Jewish Life through both the PJ Library programming options and the JTEN initiative. The ideal candidate will be dynamic, high-energy, creative, organized, and able to act as a community organizer while possessing an unequivocal level of diplomacy and discretion.
- Work with committee members, volunteers, and Federation leadership to maintain, develop, and grow the overall strategic plan for PJ Library programs and overall community engagement.
- Manage, recruit, and meet regularly with members of the PJ Library Families committee, PJ Our Way Tweens committee, JTEN Educators Committee, and the JTEN Grants Committee.
- Develop, plan and coordinate events on the Jewish Community Campus in Maitland and elsewhere in the community.
- Prepare and manage the budget for all Outreach and Engagement programs.
- Ensure revenue generated by the Outreach and Engagement department meets or exceeds budget.
- Secure sponsorships related to events and programs.
- Coordinate with the Marketing department to use social media and influencer participation to market the programs.
- Develop, implement, and facilitate a year-round calendar of family engagement events for the Jewish Federation's PJ Library programs.
- Create a monthly e-newsletter and calendar family programs with coordination with other Jewish agencies and synagogues.
- Provide all required reporting to the Harold Grinspoon Foundation (our PJ Library funding partner) and other key stakeholders.
- Administer annual Colman Israel Travel Scholarships and JTEN grants.
- Hire and supervise stipend volunteers.
- Build relationships with local Jewish agencies and synagogues.
- Serve as the primary Federation contact for all Outreach and Engagement programming including with the PJ Library national staff.
- Support Federation special events as required.
- Work proactively and collaboratively with all Federation and JCC staff
- Other duties and special projects as assigned.
- A minimum of 2 years' prior experience in a related field.
- Experience in planning and marketing family programs.
- Creativity and vision.
- Understanding of Jewish values, holidays, traditions, and culture.
- Demonstrable ability to collaborate inside and outside the organization.
Required Attributes and Competencies
- Proven ability to manage volunteer committees.
- Demonstrated ability to develop and design programs and events.
- Demonstrated ability to coordinate and facilitate events in an effective and efficient manner.
- Knowledge of budgeting and revenue generation.
- Demonstrated understanding of the complexity of the volunteer/professional relationship and success managing those relationships.
- Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work as a team member.
- Outstanding verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present at public platforms.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, stand, walk, bend, and use hands to handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds (safety/weight belt provided, if requested). Specific vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus is required.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The work environment is a typical climate- controlled office environment and the noise is usually moderate.
Travel may be required.
The JCC is an equal opportunity employer to all qualifiedpersons without regard to race, creed, color, sex, age, national origin,ancestry, physical or mental handicap, or veteran status.