Posted on December 3, 2014
The Communications Director plays a key role in Central Synagogue’s staff. They oversee all external communications, facilitate effective internal communications, and help advance Central Synagogue’s vision and values through effective communications.
The Director is responsible for leading our in-house and freelance communications team, project managing a high volume of digital, print, internal and external communications and PR initiatives, and helping to articulate and implement an ongoing communications strategy for the Synagogue.In order to meet these objectives, the Director will:
You’re an admitted “perfectionist” with an eye for detail and desire to always be better, yet your experience has taught you that failure is better than never trying, and you don’t get discouraged for long.
The Director of Communications works closely on a team with the Director of Member Services, Director of Technology, Director of Development and Director of Operations/Events, and the clergy and education teams, to deliver the Synagogue’s various messages clearly and consistently to its various stakeholders in a timely, effective manner.
Job Summary/Objective The Synagogue will employ you as a full-time Educator in The Lese Center for Living Judaism. Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, classroom teaching, family and parent education, social justice programming, social and holiday programming, field trips and other off-site programs, and communication with parents and other stakeholders.
January 16, 2020
The Development Associate reports to the Director of Development and plays a critical role in all aspects of Central Synagogue’s fundraising efforts, including direct mail, report generation, event planning and management, and acknowledgment processing. He/she also maintains a tracking system for all donor recognition throughout the Synagogue. Additionally, he/she supports the Director of Development with calendar management, travel, expense reporting, and other administrative tasks.
January 16, 2020
The Executive Assistant reports to the Executive Director and plays a critical role in the coordination of Board activities to ensure effective oversight of meetings, communications, and compliance with our bylaws. He/she also plans and maintains the annual calendar for key events for staff and board, coordinates all staff meetings and events, board events, as well as special congregational events including the annual meeting. He/she plays a critical role in the High Holy Days including coordination of our community service, and other projects as needed, including, for example, oversight of work planning across the Executive Director’s team. He/she also supervises the front desk/receptionist who manages our main phone line, office supplies, and other related tasks. Additionally, he/she supports with assistance from the receptionist, the Executive Director with calendar management, travel, expense reporting and other administrative tasks. This individual must be comfortable in a fast-paced environment, able to work independently and operate with high attention to detail. He/she will interface regularly with senior staff, board, and our congregation. Outlined below is a more detailed list of key responsibilities. Given the nature of synagogue work, a great deal of flexibility and a ‘can-do’ attitude are essential as we work to address the needs of a large community.
December 5, 2019
Provide operational support to the religious school, Family Engagement and camp programs.
Director of the Religious School with a dotted line to Camp Director during the summer
June 17, 2019
Central Synagogue, a 503(c) religious organization, employs 80 full-time and 30+ part time staff positions in more than a dozen departments, including our Religious School; Nursery School and Early Childhood Center; clergy study; membership, finance, communications, technology, development, maintenance, events, and administrative support teams. Our staff, which we consider "a team," is committed to excellence in our work. Central offers generous benefits and paid time off to its employees. We invite you to review our current openings and apply here. Central Synagogue is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
X Central Synagogue will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, age, sexual orientation, sex, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship, military status, marital status, physical and mental disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. It is the policy of the Congregation that certain positions must be filled by persons of the Jewish faith as a bona fide occupational qualification. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment. All employees, regardless of position, are expected to maintain and contribute to this policy.
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