Join our team!
Honeycomb (formerly the Jewish Teen Funders Network) seeks a highly motivated self-starter to join the team. The Program and Education Director will serve as the lead staff-person responsible for field-wide initiatives serving to grow and strengthen the field of Jewish youth philanthropy. This position will work closely with other members of the Honeycomb team to create, implement, evaluate, and continually improve programs and educational resources. The position will serve under supervision of the Executive Director.
Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
- Lead new initiatives designed to increase the number of young people, organizations, and communities engaged in Jewish youth philanthropy including: operational planning and development, budgeting, reporting, and coaching senior professionals.
- Manage day-to-day operations of the Honeycomb Initiatives, such as the Foundation Board Incubator, iGive, Opening the Dor and LAunchpad, including administration, reporting, budgets, professional development and ongoing programmatic support.
- Actively seek and coordinate partnership opportunities and joint projects with other appropriate organizations.
- Create new, high quality resources, tools and curriculum for the Jewish youth philanthropy field and for specific contracts as required.
- Direct Honeycomb events and professional development, such as the Honeycomb biennial conference (The Honeycomb Summit) including coordination of logistics, recruitment, program design, budgeting, and on-site conference administration.
- Supervise programming designed to strengthen the field, facilitate networking, and provide support to program leaders, including: mentorship program, Communities of Practice, webinars, and working groups.
- Supervise field wide evaluation initiatives and reports.
- Recruit and supervise interns on as-need basis.
- In partnership with Director, identify strategic opportunities for collaboration to expand Honeycomb’s reach.
- Represent Honeycomb in the field at relevant events, conferences, and trainings, as an attendee or presenter.
- Manage special projects as they arise.
- Be an ambassador of Jewish youth philanthropy for the field.
KEY COMPETENCIES AND QUALIFICATIONS:
- Bachelor’s degree and 7+ years of relevant work experience.
- Relevant personal or professional experience implementing creative Jewish programming (experience in youth philanthropy, summer camp, and/or experiential youth education preferred), as well as a commitment to working with professionals to strengthen Jewish communities and using Jewish values.
- Highly proficient in Jewish educational knowledge and ability to integrate rich Jewish content into programming.
- Proven ability to manage a long term strategic outlook as well as a short term focus on executing program needs.
- Demonstrated experience planning trainings and events.
- Facilitation, teaching and coaching skills appropriate for both one-on-one mentoring and presenting to large groups.
- Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, including strong writing skills.
- Experience designing and managing programs and/or initiatives including experience managing a program budget.
- Strong organizational skills, with excellent attention to detail.
- Ability to prioritize, manage multiple assignments, and meet deadlines.
- Capacity to work both independently and as part of an entrepreneurial team and with people at all levels of an organization.
- Willingness to travel at least once a month.
- Commitment to professional growth and learning.
WHAT WE OFFER:
- This is a full time position based in New York with occasional evening/ weekend work.
- In office Monday-Thursday, Remote on Friday.
- The salary range for this position is $85k-$100K based on experience.
- Honeycomb / JFN offers a competitive compensation and benefits program including comprehensive health insurance, 401k plan, paid family leave, and commuter benefits.
- Early close on Fridays for Shabbat and closed for most Jewish holidays.
- Honeycomb/JFN is strongly committed to equal employment opportunities for all individuals. Honeycomb will make all employment decisions for staff and applicants without unlawful discrimination as to race, creed, color, national origin, gender identity and expression, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or any other basis protected by law.
HOW TO APPLY:
Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest and resume to [email protected] – please include “Honeycomb – Program and Education Director” in the subject line. Only email submissions will be accepted.