Intern at JFREJ!

JFREJ has two exciting internship opportunities. Interning at JFREJ is tons of fun and a great learning opportunity for anyone interested in Jewish social justice and non-profit development.

DEVELOPMENT INTERN

Jews for Racial and Economic Justice is seeking a Development Intern for a 10-20 hour a week position building and implementing JFREJ’s 25th Anniversary Campaign and overall fundraising plan. You will work with Nikki Morse, the Director of Development, as well as staff-member Fundraising teams.

This internship is an opportunity to apply your skills in fundraising towards building the movement for racial and economic justice in New York and beyond. It is a great learning opportunity for how to connect on-the-ground organizing with fundraising in new and creative ways. You will gain concrete skill development from members of our Fundraising teams, staff, and consultants.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with the 25th Anniversary Committee(s) to develop and implement plans for recruiting new donors, upgrading current donors, building monthly sustainers, and high donor cultivation and solicitation;
  • Work with campaign teams to implement widespread membership dues participation;
  • Research prospective donors and institutional supporters;
  • Help plan logistics and outreach for donor and fundraising events;
  • Solicit, thank, and update current and potential donors; and
  • Help develop content for and edit fundraising letters, emails, and grant proposals.

Qualifications:

  • Passionate about JFREJ’s mission for economic and racial justice;
  • Experience in event planning, solicitation, cultivation, research, proposal writing and donor relations (preferred, not required);
  • Outstanding writing and communication skills;
  • Strong attention to detail;
  • Experience in Salesforce or similar Customer Relationship Management System (not required);
  • Ability to work well independently and to coordinate well with a diverse group of people;
  • Strong sense of accountability to co-workers, colleagues, and comrades;
  • Flexibility & creativity, self-motivation and resourcefulness; and
  • Sense of humor.

To apply: Please email a resume and cover letter to Hiring@jfrej.org, subject line “Development Intern.”

JFREJ is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Sephardic and Mizrahi Jews, people of color, women, people with disabilities, immigrants, LGBTQIA people, and people who come from poor or working class backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.

COMMUNICATIONS/SOCIAL MEDIA INTERN

Jews for Racial & Economic Justice is seeking a Communications Intern for a 10-20 hour a week position building and developing JFREJ’s online presence and media reach. You will work with Leo Ferguson, our Community and Communications Organizer, and Nikki Morse, our Director of Development.

This internship is an opportunity to apply your skills in social media and writing towards building the movement for racial and economic justice in New York and beyond. It is a great learning opportunity for how to connect on-the-ground organizing with online organizing in new and creative ways. You will also gain concrete skill development from JFREJ members, staff, and partners.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with staff and members to develop overall media and digital strategy for the organization;
  • Help plan and implement creative media campaigns, coordinated with JFREJ’s on-the-ground campaign organizing;
  • Work with JFREJ campaign staff and members to develop content for social media and other media forms;
  • Write, edit, and program email blasts;
  • Update the JFREJ website with new content; and
  • Consistently update JFREJ Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram pages.

Qualifications:

  • Passionate about JFREJ’s mission for economic and racial justice;
  • Experience using social media, including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram;
  • Outstanding writing and communication skills;
  • Comfort tackling technical challenges;
  • Ability to work well independently and to coordinate well with a diverse group of people;
  • Strong sense of accountability to co-workers, colleagues, and comrades;
  • Flexibility & creativity, self-motivation and resourcefulness; and
  • Sense of humor.

To apply: Please email a resume and cover letter to Hiring@jfrej.org, subject line “Communications Intern.”

JFREJ is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Sephardic and Mizrahi Jews, people of color, women, people with disabilities, immigrants, LGBTQIA people, and people who come from poor or working class backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.