Key functions will include:
The Program Coordinator/Operations Manager is responsible for the regional organization, coordination and follow-up of WJC-JDCorps activities and member engagements, with a focus on over members active in respective regions.
Conducts regular contact with, and enables the activation of, all members in the regions of responsibility, including proactive identification, formulation, discussion and communication of JD engagement and empowerment opportunities, locally, regionally and globally, internal and external to the WJC, as well as introduced and suggested by the members.
Coordinate and execute the regional JDCorps operational and recruitment strategy, including organization of meetings, conferences and events, as well as proactive identification and screening of potential member candidates, conduct interviews, and preparation of candidate briefs for management review. Prepares and coordinates the induction and training of new members.
Responsible for communicating information regarding member actions and engagements, WJC-JDCorps events and activities and follow up on WJC and WJC-JDCorps internal and external websites and social media platforms, including coordination with relevant WJC staff, and record keeping of member activities.
Works as a member of the WJC-JDCorps professional team and contributes to global WJC-JDCorps policy, advocacy, research, organizational matters, as required.
Contribute to ongoing WJC-JDCorps matters as per current requirements and priorities, as determined by the Executive Director of the WJC-JDCorps.
The Jewish Diplomatic Corps:
The WJC Jewish Diplomatic Corps (WJC-JDCorps) is the flagship program of the WJC, strengthening and empowering a new generation of outstanding Jewish leaders by providing them with the opportunities, experience, and network to impact Jewish interests through diplomacy and public policy. This elite network boasts a cadre of over 300 members from more than 50 countries, with a wide array of professional backgrounds. The members advocate locally and globally on several WJC core issues, such as combating antisemitism, racism and intolerance; religious freedom; fighting terrorism and violent extremism, as well as encouraging interfaith relations. They represent the World Jewish Congress in international organizations, such as the United Nations, where its members have delivered over 80 statements to the UN Human Rights Council over the past five years.
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Position: Internship opportunities
Communications: The intern will work with the WJC Communications Team. They will assist in managing various WJC campaigns including, but not limited to, collecting data, executing outreach, and creating content for social media and public relations use, such as posts, news articles, and press releases, and other materials for WJC publications. They will be responsible for collating the weekly newsletter. Additionally, the intern will create content for the WJC Digital Ambassador Club and other WJC websites including articles, infographics, and videos.
WJC Geneva Office: The intern will work closely with the UN Geneva Representative. He/She will assist in the day-to-day work, inter alia, coverage of UN Human Rights Council sessions and other related events, preparation for diplomatic meetings, conferences, drafting of policy papers and reports.
Development: The intern will be supervised by the Director of Development and work closely with all Development Department staff. He/she will assist in the day-to-day work, to include research on potential donors, honorees, and foundations; input to enhance direct mail, online, social media, major donor, and planned giving campaigns; plan and execute fundraising events, special projects and activities; attend WJC meetings and programs; assist with data entry into Raiser’s Edge (donor database); assist with donor engagement and cultivation.