Job Vacancies

WJC is currently seeking to fill two positions:

A Counter-Anti-Semitism Coordinator based in Geneva, and

A Digital Campaign Manager based in New York.


COUNTER-ANTI-SEMITISM COORDINATOR

RESPONSIBILITIES

-    Serves as the WJC coordinator for researching and implementing activities to combat anti-Semitism.

-    Providing full support to the WJC Commissioner for Countering Anti-Semitism including preparation of meetings, position papers, speeches, general communications, and preparation of presentations.

-    Following developments regarding anti-Semitism in all relevant international forums (OECD, European Union institutions, Council of Europe, plus individual countries).

-    Updating the WJC CEO and relevant Senior Management on developments regarding anti-Semitism.

-    Accompanying the WJC Commissioner for Countering Anti-Semitism on visits to relevant communities and for speaking engagements.

-    Developing and implementing strategy on countering CyberHate, in close cooperation with the WJC Delegitimization Unit, particularly with respect to advocacy towards internet companies encouraging them to be proactive in removing anti-Semitic content.

-    Participating in appropriate forums on behalf of WJC to present WJC positions.

-    Participating in the WJC Working Group (of affiliated community experts) on CyberHate.

-    Conducting academic research on anti-Semitism based on the needs and requests of WJC communities and WJC departments.

-    Supporting WJC departments’ activities relating to anti-Semitism and providing departments with ongoing and specific information and updates regarding anti-Semitism.

-    Working with WJC counter-delegitimization unit to develop campaigns in support of the needs to the WJC Commissioner for Countering Anti-Semitism.

-    Developing and implementing strategy on implementation of IHRA definition on anti-Semitism in countries, companies and global organizations (including OECD) and campaigning for more countries to use it.

-    Working closely with the WJC Security Department to develop a WJC global approach to anti-Semitism and security.

QUALIFICATIONS

-    7-8 years of academic or practical experience working on issues regarding anti-Semitism.

-    Proficiency in English – required; French or German – an advantage.

-    Experience in working in international organizations – required; in Jewish organizations - advantage.

-    Excellent communication skills.

-    Ability to prepare and execute presentations and speak in public forums.

-    Ability to work in an international organization with global operations.

-    Ability to travel.

-    Ability to relocate to Geneva.

-    Long-term commitment – required.

-    Legal background – advantage.

REPORTING

This position reports to Chief Program Officer and works full-time out of the WJC Geneva Office.

Details of the WJC Commissioner for Countering Anti-Semitism can be found here.

APPLICATIONS

For further information, or to sumbit an application, please contact our Chief Program Officer, Sonia Gomes de Mesquita smesquita@wjcmail.org or Chief Financial Officer, Chaim Reiss creiss@wjcmail.org

Updated: 27 September 2017


Digital Campaign Manager

The WJC is currently accepting applications for the role of Digital Campaign Manager in our Counter de-Legitimization Unit.


TERMS

Works full time from the WJC New York Office with necessary travel as required.


RESPONSIBILITIES

Reports to Chief Programs Officer.

Develops and manages innovative and creative social media campaigns to fight Delegitimization of Israel and anti-Semitism, in different media outlets.

Collaborates with graphic designer, video producer and webmaster to ensure a coherent social media presence.

Proposes creative strategies to support Jewish communities in their online fight against anti-Semitism.  

Monitors social media trends on delegitimization of Israel and anti-Semitism.

Delivers monthly reports with statistics and results for each campaign.

Manages, develops and maintains activist databases.

Updates and maintains various WJC-owned websites with a focus on activist mobilization and Holocaust remembrance.

Manages social media campaigns to enlarge WJC’s social media audience and presence.

Initiates and organizes digital webinars for WJC Counter Delegitimization Unit.

Cultivates and maintains partnerships with relevant organizations and Jewish communities.


ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in a relevant field such as Public Policy, Journalism, and/or Communications.

At least two years of experience in social media marketing and digital campaign management. Preference for experience in a non-profit organization.

Knowledgeable of issues and current events relevant to world Jewry and the State of Israel.

Excellent written communication skills in English, with emphasis on proofreading and grammar.

Proficient in Facebook ad manager.

Proficient in Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign).


APPLICATIONS

CV and cover letter should be sent to the head of the Counter Deligitimisation Unit, Sacha Dratwa sdratwa@wjcmail.org 

Due to the large volume of applications, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted further.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.


Updated 03 October 2017

 


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