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7 Aug 2012

Part-Time Executive Director Position – JICNY

JICNY – Posted by Jewish Jobs New York, New York, United States

Job Description

JICNY started in the year 2000, 12 years ago by the Samuels and Steve Eisenberg. It has grown to offer over 200 events each year and over 10,000 participants. This volunteer driven organization is looking for a part time executive director that is funded by a UJA capacity building grant

Executive Director Role

The grant will support the hiring an Executive Director, whose role it would be to take over day to day operations of both our marketing and fundraising efforts.  This will include designing, developing and implementing strategic plans and fundraising initiatives for JICNY in a cost-effective and time-efficient manner. The Executive Director is also responsible for leadership and board development in collaboration with the board for the future of the organization.


Leadership & Management:

  • Ensure ongoing local programmatic excellence, rigorous      program evaluation, and consistent quality of finance and administration,      fundraising, communications, and systems; recommend timelines and      resources needed to achieve the strategic goals
  • Actively engage and energize JICNY Nonprofit      volunteers, board members, event committees, alumni, partnering      organizations, and funders
  • Develop, maintain, and support a strong Board of      Directors: serve as ex-officio of each committee, seek and build board      involvement with strategic direction for both ongoing operations
  • Ensure effective systems to track scaling progress, and      regularly evaluate program components, so as to measure successes that can      be effectively communicated to the board, funders, and other constituents

Fundraising & Communications:

  • Expand local revenue generating and fundraising      activities to support existing program operations
  • Deepen and refine all aspects of communications—from      web presence to external relations with the goal of creating a stronger      brand
  • Use external presence and relationships to garner new      opportunities


The ED will be thoroughly committed to JICNY’s mission. All candidates should have proven leadership, coaching, and relationship management experience. Concrete demonstrable experience and other qualifications include:

  • Advanced degree, ideally an MBA, with at least 5 years      of senior management experience; track record of effectively leading and      regionally and/or nationally scaling a performance- and outcomes-based      organization and staff; ability to point to specific examples of having      developed and operationalized strategies that have taken an organization      to the next stage of growth
  • Excellence in organizational management with the      ability to coach staff, manage, and develop high-performance teams, set      and achieve strategic objectives, and manage a budget
  • Past success working with a Board of Directors with the      ability to cultivate existing board member relationships
  • Strong marketing, public relations, and fundraising      experience with the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders and      cultures
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; a      persuasive and passionate communicator with excellent interpersonal and      multidisciplinary project skills
  • Action-oriented, entrepreneurial, adaptable, and      innovative approach to business planning
  • Ability to work effectively in collaboration with      diverse groups of people
  • Passion, idealism, integrity, positive attitude,      mission-driven, and self-directed


JICNY Mission Statement

Jewish International Connection of New York fosters Jewish continuity by helping young immigrants acclimate to life in NYC through a vast array of Inspiring Jewish experiences for International and American Jews in their 20s and 30s in a multi-faceted and growing community. This is achieved through 4 main categories of activities:

* Jewish identity and experience
* Professional and social networking
* Couples and parenting programs
* Israel programs

How to Apply

Please submit resume and cover to

Job Categories: Non-Profit and Other. Job Types: Part-Time.


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