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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.

Program Manager

We seek a full-time Program Manager to act as a core member of Hadar’s growing programs team by planning and executing parts of Hadar’s programming portfolio.

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 Program Manager 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 and is driven by Hadar’s core values. This position is an opportunity to create real change in the Jewish world by advancing Hadar’s mission through excellent programming.

Hadar facilitates a range of educational programming meant to inspire and transform people of all Jewish backgrounds. The Program Manager will work closely with the Director of Programs to execute programming with care, professionalism, and a sense of humor.

Responsibilities

  • Plan and execute a program portfolio that contains public lectures and events, as well as multi-day learning seminars
  • Manage participant experience before, during, and following Hadar programs with clear, timely, and friendly communication
  • Serve as a member of Hadar’s program team to collaborate on program strategy and implementation
  • Set up and manage events on-site
  • Hire and manage part-time operations help when needed
  • Regularly communicate with relevant program partners as needed
  • Ensure continual program improvement through collection of data: Oversee facilitation of program evaluations, and maintain records to continually improve Hadar’s programs
  • Work closely with Hadar’s communications and engagement teams to market and recruit for programs
  • Work closely with Hadar’s operations team to ensure best practices are implemented across programs

Qualifications

The Program Manager…

  • Is a creative thinker who is motivated by person-centered programming and creating seamless user experiences
  • Is organized and detail oriented
  • Is a self-starter; Flexible and excited about thinking on their feet and anticipating needs
  • Enjoys creating and implementing new systems
  • Has the ability to learn and use data management systems effectively including but not limited to Salesforce, Hubspot, Google products
  • Is a relationship builder with flexibility and collaborative spirit with the ability to develop and maintain strong working relationships with and among a diverse group of stakeholders
  • Familiarity with and/or appreciation for Jewish texts would be welcome, excitement about Hadar’s mission is a must!
  • 1-2 years of work experience
  • Experience designing and executing programs a plus

The Program Manager will report to the Director of Programs. This position is NYC-based and will work out of our Manhattan office. This position will include staffing programs on evenings and weekends.

Salary Range: $50,000- $55,000, with competitive benefits.

Please apply by submitting an application through this form:

Engagement Associate

We seek a full-time Engagement Associate to help grow Hadar’s engagement and recruitment strategies across all programs, and act as a core member of our Project Zug team.

The Engagement Associate will play two critical roles at Hadar:

Hadar’s programs are at a significant growth moment. The Engagement Associate will play a key role in Hadar’s work engaging diverse audiences across the world. This position will be a thought partner in crafting and executing creative strategy to broaden our networks and increase participation in individual programs, as well as more broadly advance our organizational mission. This role will emphasize both recruiting new potential program participants, and engaging people already in our Hadar network. The ideal candidate is self-driven, flexible, results-oriented, and has a sense of humor.

The Engagement Associate will play a crucial role on the Project Zug team. Project Zug (www.projectzug.org) is Hadar’s havruta learning platform, which engages over 1000 people internationally every year through one-on-one learning on their own schedule from wherever they are. The Engagement Associate will work to create a seamless user experience for Zug users.

Responsibilities

  • Core member of Hadar’s Engagement Team, working with the Program Team to brainstorm and execute recruitment strategies for Hadar’s public programs
  • Help build and manage systems to monitor data to generate meaningful reports on engagement
  • Manage Project Zug user experience, including:
  • Serve as administrator of Project Zug’s email domain
  • Manage Havruta (learning pair) Matching
  • Manage day-to-day user inquiries and troubleshoot any problems
  • Import user data for groups learning with Project Zug
  • Liaise with Project Zug web developers for digital platform
  • Help to staff public programs for Hadar when needed (some evening or weekend programs)
  • Occasionally represent Hadar/Project Zug at conferences or programs locally and nationally

Qualifications

  • A creative thinker who is motivated by person-centered programming and creating seamless user experiences
  • Enjoys creating and implementing new systems
  • Comfort with learning new technologies
  • Highly organized and responsible
  • Understanding of a wide range of recruitment avenues including (but not limited to) email, social media, and mainstream media
  • Ability to utilize data management systems effectively including but not limited to Salesforce, Hubspot, Google Analytics
  • Friendly and clear verbal and written communication skills, with an eye toward detail
  • Is a relationship builder with the ability to develop and maintain strong working relationships with and among a diverse group of stakeholders
  • Has a flexible and collaborative spirit, who will help to create a positive and collaborative work atmosphere

Appreciated but not required:

  • Understanding of the Jewish communal landscape
  • Experience with web development
  • Jewish knowledge/background

The Engagement Associate will report to the Director of Engagement. This position is NYC-based and will work out of our Manhattan office.

Salary Range: $45-50,000, with competitive benefits.

Please apply by submitting an application through this form:

Executive Assistant

Hadar is seeking an enthusiastic full-time executive assistant to support the senior leadership of the organization. We are looking for someone who is energetic, self-motivated, a team player, intentional, organized and possesses a strong attention to detail. We are looking for someone who can manage schedules, respond to emails in a timely fashion, help to set deadlines, and communicate effectively between the senior management and the rest of the staff and faculty. We are also looking for someone who can see themselves as a part of the team and respects Hadar’s mission and values.

Responsibilities

  • Attend critical meetings both internally and externally, drawing clear next step and execution plans
  • Schedule and ensure follow up for senior management’s responsibilities, appointments, and deadlines
  • Organize travel arrangements for out of town speaking engagements or meetings
  • Serve as support for senior management in preparing materials for lectures and classes
  • Communicate between senior management and Hadar staff/faculty regularly to promote collaboration and transparency
  • Maintain responsibility for email communication of senior management
  • Manage written materials including drafting, editing, and proofreading
  • Prioritize correspondence between others and senior management
  • Serve as office administrator and manage supply, cleaning, space needs and all-staff meetings
  • Serve as first point of contact by managing communications via phone and email
  • Additional tasks as required

Qualifications

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and creative work environment
  • Self-starter who can take initiative and work independently
  • Superb communication skills both for internal and external communications
  • Flexible work style with the ability to work under tight deadlines and with shifting priorities
  • Ability to manage and prioritize and follow through on a wide range of tasks
  • Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills
  • Ability to handle sensitive material while maintaining confidentiality
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications and Google suite
  • Proficiency in Hebrew preferred

Salary Range: $40-45,000, with competitive benefits.

Please apply by submitting an application through this form:

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