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JOB ANNOUNCEMENT : EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

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Job Type: Full Time Openings: 1 (one) Application Process Opens: 8 December 2014 Application Process Closes: Open until filled Category: Management The Jerusalem Fund, a 501(c)(3)-registered private non-profit organization based in Washington, D.C., announces a position available as Executive Director. This position serves as the public face of the Fund and manages the Funds educational (Palestine Center), cultural (The Gallery) and humanitarian (The Humanitarian Link) programs. The ED manages the Funds personnel, finances and administration. A Masters Degree and a minimum of 3 years of related experience in a supervisory role is strongly preferred. Excellent writing and oral skills is a must. Media experience and knowledge of the Washington, D.C. political environment preferred. An in-depth knowledge of the politics, culture and history of the Middle East, specifically the Palestinian-Israeli issue, is required. Read more about the organization at www.thejerusalemfund.org. Policies and Strategic Direction Recommends policy and strategic directions to the Board and implements Board decisions Prepares program and financial reports, minutes and other materials to support the Boards oversight function and the work of its committees Programs and Outreach Develops and guides the educational, cultural and humanitarian programs of the Jerusalem Fund Writes articles, opinion pieces and briefs for the Palestine Center and for publication, speaks to the media, and talks at academic and other organizations Works with staff to build relationships with diplomatic, academic, cultural, intellectual, advocacy and other groups as appropriate to the Fund’s mission Finance and Administration In cooperation with the Treasurer and the Board, develops the annual budget Ensures that the annual audit is carried out in line with accepted legal procedures Oversees all aspects of non-profit organization status Oversees fundraising appeals and outreach to individual donors Oversees financial and administrative processes Personnel Recruits, hires and trains staff and volunteers Defines staff duties, establishes performance outcomes, monitors timesheets, appraises performance and maintains a cohesive work environment TO APPLY: Email your cover letter, résumé, writing samples and work plan to Dr. Subhi Ali, Chairman of the Board of Directors, at subhiali@thejerusalemfund.org. The Jerusalem Fund is an equal opportunity employer. Application is encouraged regardless of gender, age, race, ethnicity, religion, or any other cultural orientation. -------------------- The Jerusalem Fund The Jerusalem Fund for Education and Community Development is an independent 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in Washington, D.C., that maintains three programs. The Palestine Center hosts educational briefings and publishes analysis of the Palestinian experience and U.S. policy in the region. The Humanitarian Link provides short-term grants on a quarterly basis to humanitarian organizations in the Occupied Palestinian Territories and surrounding refugee camps. The Jerusalem Fund Gallery hosts art exhibits, workshops, film screenings, concerts and more that showcase the rich artistic heritage of the region.
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