Program Associate

The Jewish Education Project
New York, NY 

Opportunity for Impact 
The Jewish Education Project is devoted to ensuring that Jewish education is in tune with the forces that impact our world and our communities in a changing environment. We believe that in a rapidly changing world, Jewish education must continually evolve to meet the needs of the Jewish community. The power of harnessing knowledge and curating ideas to inspire the various stakeholders who influence Jewish education is a vital component of this work. 

Jewish learning is intended to help us understand ourselves, our communities, and the world around us. Jewish wisdom, traditions, and culture are resources for navigating the joys and challenges of our daily lives, enabling all of us to thrive. In this complex and challenging world, the work of Jewish education is more urgent than ever.

We are committed to bringing the most creative solutions to a field that must remain relevant and meaningful in the lives of Jewish youth and their families today and tomorrow. For more information about The Jewish Education Project, please visit 

Position Overview  
The Jewish Education Project seeks to welcome a full-time, Program Associate as a member of the Jewish Education and Engagement team. We are looking for a motivated individual who is proactive, detail-oriented and organized. A successful candidate will be able to juggle multiple projects, people, and priorities. This as a great position for an early career professional seeking to learn about Jewish education or the Jewish communal landscape. This role will provide the opportunity for exposure to a variety of emerging topics in Jewish education. Candidates with diverse racial, cultural, educational, and experiential backgrounds are urged to apply. 

Key Responsibilities 
•    Support multiple areas with programmatic, tech and agency systems
•    Schedule, set up, and manage resources for webinars/web series as well as internal and external meetings
•    Function as point person and event manager for both virtual and in-person network meetings, retreats, conferences, fellowships and workshops (scheduling, room reservations, ordering food, making nametags, etc.) necessitating some scheduling flexibility
•    Develop marketing materials, including social media posts, update web pages, and send out emails/event launches on behalf of program initiatives
•    Manage portfolio-specific administrative logistics
•    Manage content and data entry into multiple systems including Salesforce and our educator portal; generate related reports based on these inputs
•    Serve as Zoom webinar tech support for virtual network meetings, workshops, etc.
•    Generate programmatic resources, documents, and PowerPoint presentations (format, design, logos, fonts, etc.)
•    Assist with managing programmatic grants and budget reporting
•    Provide general agency-wide support as needed

Experience, Qualifications, and Competencies 
•    Extremely organized, including a demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage multiple assignments in a fast-paced environment
•    Proficient with most of the following, with strong ability to learn new software/tools and support others in learning:
      o    Pardot or comparable email marketing platform
      o    Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
      o    Google Suite
      o    Zoom or another similar online meeting/webinar platform
      o    Salesforce or other CRM programs
      o    Some experience with managing the backend of a website
•    Strong people skills - ability to develop relationships with a wide variety of people
•    Disciplined and flexible; takes responsibility and ownership of his/her/their portfolio of work
•    Proven ability to work well independently and in teams
•    Ability to work with sensitive and confidential information
•    Positive attitude and commitment to The Jewish Education Project’s mission
•    Entrepreneurial self-starter; a problem solver with top notch planning and prioritizing skills
•    A persuasive and passionate communicator, both written and oral

What We Offer
•    Three weeks paid time off in year 1; increasing incrementally on a set schedule
•    Comprehensive health insurance
•    Paid family leave
•    401k plan
•    Commuter benefits
•    Early close on Fridays for Shabbat and closed for most Jewish holidays
•    Shortened summer hours
•    A positive work environment with exposure to great learning opportunities and the chance to work with some of the top professionals in the field of Jewish Education
•    This is a Union position with a set starting salary of $60,000.

How to Apply
•    Please submit resume and cover letter to Please include the job title “Administrative Associate” in the email subject line
•    The Jewish Education Project is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates that meet some but not all of the qualifications and competencies are encouraged to apply.

Hybrid: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays at 520 Eighth Avenue, 15th Floor, New York, NY 10018, and two days working remotely. 

The Jewish Education Project aims to select, place and train the best qualified individuals based upon relevant factors such as work quality, attitude and experience, so as to provide equal employment opportunity for all our employees in compliance with applicable local, state, and federal laws and without regard to non-work related factors such as race, color, religion/creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other protected class. We encourage and support diversity and tolerance in our workplace.