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About Hadar

Hadar is a growing intellectual and spiritual initiative for people who want a meaningful Jewish life, serious Jewish study, and engaging Jewish community that empowers Jews to create and sustain vibrant, practicing, egalitarian communities of Torah, Avodah, and Hesed.

Hadar’s voice, deeply rooted in Jewish texts and traditions, offers a creative response to contemporary questions and challenges. Hadar is a leader in the field of Jewish education and community building, engaging diverse populations in serious Jewish learning with curiosity, creativity and conviction.


Digital Communications Manager

Hadar seeks a Digital Communications Manager to oversee and implement our digital communications strategies. We’re looking for an outstanding communicator who writes compelling marketing copy and can quickly learn new digital tools, platforms, and strategies. This position requires excellent organizational skills and the ability to juggle multiple projects while keeping track of deadlines. With a keen understanding of both the Jewish educational world and Hadar’s offerings, the Digital Communications Manager will play an integral role in positioning Hadar as a leading source of Jewish content and programming.

The Digital Communications Manager will report to the Director of Communications and work closely with other staff on the Engagement, Development, Content, and Program teams. This role can be filled remotely, but we have a preference for candidates based in New York.

Job Responsibilities

  • Be a thought partner for the Director of Communications on developing, evaluating, and implementing Hadar’s communications strategies
  • Serve as website admin for www.hadar.org and post updates to Hadar’s events and classes schedule, content library, and blog
  • Research and implement new strategies for improving website functionality, email performance, and engaging and growing Hadar’s audiences
  • Oversee email marketing program in Hubspot, including drafting and formatting mass emails, mail merges, solicitations, and newsletters
  • Write compelling copy for online communications, including website pages, emails, and the occasional print material
  • Manage and create audience segmentation lists, occasionally exporting data from Salesforce
  • Compile and analyze data on email performance and A/B testing
  • Collaborate with external developers and freelancers as needed

Skills and Qualifications

  • 2-5 years of experience in marketing and communications
  • Exceptional writing skills
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Proficiency with HTML and CSS and experience using content management systems such as Wordpress and Drupal
  • Experience using CRM software such as Salesforce, Hubspot, etc.
  • Experience using email marketing platforms such as Hubspot, Mailchimp, Constant Contact, etc.
  • Familiarity with best practices and trends in web design and email marketing
  • Graphic design skills a plus
  • Background in Jewish text learning a plus
  • Hebrew language skills a plus

Benefits Package

The Hadar Institute offers its employees a comprehensive benefit package including Medical, Dental and Vision Care Benefits, Life and Long-Term Disability Insurance, Long-Term Care Insurance, and much more.

Time-Off Benefits

  • Paid Holidays, both Jewish and legal
  • Paid Personal Time
  • Paid Sick Time
  • Leaves of Absence

Salary

The salary range for this position is from $55,000 - $60,000.

Please apply by submitting an application through this form: 

New York Operations Coordinator

Hadar is seeking a full-time New York Operations Coordinator to manage the operations of our New York City based Yeshiva programming, including support for admissions and recruitment, and assisting the Rashei Yeshiva.

The ideal candidate is self-driven, flexible, results-oriented and excels at multitasking. This person will be energized by a fast-paced environment and able to manage simultaneous projects. The New York Operations Coordinator should enjoy event management, working with people, and be an enthusiastic professional able to build relationships with internal and external constituents. The appropriate candidate is excited to work in a vibrant and enthusiastic Jewish educational organization. This position is an opportunity to create real change in the Jewish world by advancing Hadar’s mission through our Yeshiva.

Job Responsibilities

The New York Operations Coordinator is based in New York City and reports to our Director of Operations.

This position is responsible for anticipating, coordinating, and executing all recruitment, operations and logistical needs of Hadar’s Yeshiva programming, and providing administrative support:

Operations Support
  • Ensure the day-to-day operational success of Yeshivat Hadar
  • Meeting facilities, food, and supplies needs
  • Managing student resources, information, and chore rotation
  • Managing all building and facilities needs including room set-up and managing orders and deliveries (involves regularly arranging wall partitions, tables, chairs and regularly lifting packages weighing up to 30 lbs.) and ensuring organization of the space
  • Provide administrative support for yeshiva in-person and virtual programming throughout design, implementation and review
  • Liaising with Hadar’s Program Operations Associate to ensure smooth operations of all programs held in the Yeshiva and working with the program team to plan for all space and supply needs
  • This position will occasionally require working evenings and weekends with compensatory time to account for this
Recruitment and Admissions
  • Oversee Recruitment and Admissions for Yeshiva Programs
  • Coordinating all logistics of recruitment visits
  • Initial point of contact for prospective and admitted students
  • Managing the interview and admission process including scheduling interviews and communicating with students
Administrative Support
  • Directly manage communications of Rosh Yeshiva (email, meetings, phone calls, etc), both internal and external
  • Schedule and ensure follow up for Rosh Yeshiva’s responsibilities, appointments, and deadlines with an eye for big picture efficiency
  • Serve as support in preparing materials for lectures and classes
  • Organize travel arrangements for out of town speaking engagements or meetings
  • Additional tasks as required

Qualifications

We’re seeking candidates who excel in problem solving, are results-oriented, and have strong project management skills. You should have:

  • A commitment to meeting a high bar and getting things done with a focus on results (rather than getting immersed in the process)
  • Self motivation; Flexible and excited about thinking on your feet and anticipating needs
  • The ability to develop and maintain strong working relationships with and among a diverse group of stakeholders
  • Strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills
  • Ability to handle sensitive material while maintaining confidentiality
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications and Google suite

Benefits Package

The Hadar Institute offers its employees a comprehensive benefit package including Medical, Dental and Vision Care Benefits, Life and Long-Term Disability Insurance, Long-Term Care Insurance, and much more.

Time-Off Benefits

  • Paid Holidays, both Jewish and legal
  • Paid Personal Time
  • Paid Sick Time
  • Leaves of Absence

Salary

Compensation commensurate with experience (minimum starting salary of $50,000 annually plus benefits). Senior candidates are welcome to apply. Hadar is an equal opportunity employer.

Please apply by submitting an application through this form: 

Strategic Data Associate

We seek a full-time Strategic Data Associate to help strengthen Hadar’s data quality and ability to make data driven decisions. The Associate will also deepen Hadar’s engagement and recruitment strategies across all programs, and act as a core member of our data and engagement teams. This person will report into our Associate Director of Operations. This is a remote position, NYC preferred.

Hadar’s programs are at a significant growth moment. The Strategic Data Specialist will play a key role in Hadar’s work engaging diverse audiences across the world. This position will explore our data in order to extrapolate trends and build creative strategy to broaden our networks and increase participation in individual programs, as well as more broadly advance our organizational mission.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Core member of Hadar’s Operations Team, working to maintain and upgrade the data quality of our CRM
  • Core member of Hadar’s Engagement Team, working with our data to brainstorm and execute recruitment strategies for Hadar’s public programs
  • Pull and interpret data from Salesforce to promote data driven decision making organization wide, with a special eye toward engagement and recruitment
  • Help build and manage systems to monitor and gather data across the organization to ensure accurate reporting
  • Explore broader questions around our data to better understand our constituencies, trends, and reach

Qualifications:

  • Ability to interpret data to use it intentionally within the organization
  • Enjoys creating and implementing new systems
  • Comfort with learning new technologies
  • Highly organized and responsible
  • Detail oriented with an ability to also zoom out to see the bigger picture
  • Ability to utilize data management systems effectively including but not limited to Salesforce, Hubspot, Google Analytics
  • Has a flexible and collaborative spirit, someone who will help to create a positive and collaborative work atmosphere

Benefits Package:

The Hadar Institute offers its employees a comprehensive benefit package including Medical, Dental and Vision Care Benefits, Life and Long-Term Disability Insurance, Long-Term Care Insurance, and much more.

Time-Off Benefits:

  • Paid Holidays, both Jewish and legal
  • Paid Personal Time
  • Paid Sick Time
  • Leaves of Absence

Salary:

The salary range for this position is from $50,000 - $55,000.

Please apply by submitting an application through this form: 

Zoom Moderators - As Needed

Interested in picking up a few extra hours of work every now and then? Hadar is regularly seeking moderators for programs on Zoom, as the need arises. This will mainly involve logging onto the Zoom room and acting as host while faculty lead the session. Some functions you may need to know are how to start a meeting, letting people in and out of waiting rooms, screen sharing, turning on and off chats and creating breakout rooms.

The rate for this opportunity is $25/ hour and will include one 30-minute paid training session. Hours will ebb and flow as our needs shift over time.

If you're interested in being contacted when this work is available, please fill out the form below.

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