Engagement Manager, JumpSpark
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TITLE: Engagement Manager CATEGORY: Regular, Full-time Exempt
DEPARTMENT: JumpSpark REPORTS TO: Director, JumpSpark
JumpSpark: Atlanta’s initiative for Jewish teen engagement, connects and collaborates with the community to create more meaningful and defining moments for Jewish teens in Atlanta while enhancing the infrastructure of Jewish education and engagement in Atlanta. JumpSpark invests in existing programs, supports new and innovative ideas, and thinks creatively to meet the needs of teens, their parents, and Jewish educators and professionals that work with teens. Our portfolio includes Teen Programs, Navigating Parenthood workshops, Jewish Professional Development, and Grants.
Job Summary: The Engagement Manager is an integral team member of a growing organization working to rethink teen education and engagement in the Atlanta Jewish community. JumpSpark is part of the Jewish Teen Education and Engagement Funder Collaborative, a nationwide network working together to develop, nurture, and scale new approaches to teen engagement. In this role, the Engagement Manager will have the opportunity to think creative, new ideas; look at a “big picture” view of community and education trends; and benefit from the wealth of shared knowledge and philanthropic funds dedicated to the future of Jewish teen education and engagement. The candidate should be familiar with the Jewish education and engagement landscape, players, and trends and must be comfortable working in a fast-paced, innovative, and experimental work environment with general supervision.
- Build strong relationships in the Atlanta Jewish community
- Strengthen Atlanta’s Jewish teen ecosystem by working with teens, families of teens and educators and professionals who work with teens
- Create and manage innovative programming for JumpSpark’s target populations including curricular development and implementation
- Work with JumpSpark grantee partners on program implementation and grant oversight
- Engage in the national conversation of Jewish innovation and education
- Participate in the national network of the Jewish Teen Education and Engagement Funder Collaborative
- Complete a broad variety of tasks as needed to further the mission of JumpSpark
The above job duties and responsibilities describe the general nature and level of work for employees in this position, but this is not intended as an exclusive or all-inclusive inventory of all duties required of employees in this job.
STATUS AND SCOPE: No supervisory responsibilities. Work hours include nights and weekends as needed. Serve as representative for JumpSpark mission and initiatives among partners and the community. Initiate and respond to ongoing contacts with JumpSpark staff, board members, volunteers and members of the lay community.
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
- 3-5 years of experience working in Jewish education or engagement
- Knowledge of, passion for, and/or an authentic personal connection to the relevant issues of Jewish communal life and familiarity with the Jewish calendar
- An appreciation for the diversity of Jewish identity, expression, and practice
- Experience in professional setting with standard business tools
- Willingness to learn new systems, programs, and skills as needed
- Excellent interpersonal, organizational, written and oral communication skills
- A dynamic and outgoing personality with the ability to build relationships with a variety of different audiences and ages
- Self-motivated with a willingness to take initiative in a fast-paced, team environment
- Demonstrated organizational skills, with attention to detail and proven ability to fill and manage a complex schedule requiring extensive local travel
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Intermittent standing and walking with prolonged periods of sitting at desk or in meetings. Must have stamina needed to attend morning, evening and weekend meetings and events in addition to regular schedule. Must be available for local, national and international travel to attend meetings, functions and other activities. Must provide own transportation and have a valid State of Georgia driver’s license and proof of automobile insurance.
*Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta is an equal opportunity employer.