Outreach Manager

MAZON’s office in Washington, D.C. leads the organization’s advocacy work at the federal level and conducts outreach, education, and community relations work for the eastern half of the United States.

Position Overview:

As A Jewish Response to Hunger, MAZON’s visibility in, and collaboration with both the Jewish community and the anti-hunger community is the essential foundation on which all its programs and activities are built.  That outreach serves a number of vital purposes for MAZON, including: fundraising, advocacy, and education.

Based in Washington, DC, MAZON seeks an Outreach Manager to help implement the organization’s priorities on the East Coast of the US. They will build on existing relationships on the East Coast of the US and work in close collaboration with the Outreach Manager and other staff at the Los Angeles headquarters.  The Outreach Manager will be supervised by the Vice President of Public Policy in the Washington, DC office.

Specific Duties:

  • Identify and develop relationships with Jewish community-based organizations; including synagogues
  • Identify and develop relationships with anti-hunger organizations
  • Identify and secure opportunities to speak at local Jewish community events, anti-hunger events and at synagogues;
  • Develop and sustain relationships with key congregational leaders in local synagogues;
  • Support MAZON’s fundraising efforts and priorities with local synagogues;
  • Promote and implement MAZON’s youth engagement efforts and priorities;
  • Network with local MAZON grantees and other anti-hunger advocates
  • Attend coalition and partnership meetings as requested and provide support
  • Respond to all requests for assistance, support, speakers, etc. from local organizations;
  • Assist Vice President of Public Policy with outreach to Congressional and Administration offices and with program planning and logistics;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • 3 to 5 years of experience in anti-hunger, social justice and/or public policy outreach and engagement.
  • Able to comfortably interact with diverse audiences including nonprofit and community groups.
  • Experience in public speaking.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication as well as analytical, critical thinking skills and interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a team that includes members at other locations.
  • Ability to take initiative and develop program areas.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to prioritize assignments effectively, meet multiple and competing demands, and follow projects through to completion.
  • Demonstrated ability with Microsoft Office and experience with Salesforce is highly desirable.
  • Familiarity with the nonprofit and philanthropic communities.
  • Willingness and ability to travel required.

Application Process:
Please send a cover letter and resume to hr@mazon.org. No phone calls, please.

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