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Individual Membership

When you become a member of ARZA, you become a member of a vast network of like-minded, progressive Jewish voices, working in unison, to build a better Israel. 

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Congregational Membership

If you are searching for information about congregational membership, please email ARZA offices! ARZA@ARZA.org 

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Kehilot Yisrael

Kehilot Yisrael is ARZA's resource for synagogue's Israel programming. 

Professionals and lay leaders share experiences, exchange ideas, and learn best practices from each other. Our goal is to help you reach yours.

Whether your congregation has an array of Israel programming already, or whether you are just getting started, Kehilot Yisrael is free and for you! 

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Rabbinic Council

The ARZA's Rabbinic Council strengthens Zionism within the Reform Movement

The Rabbinic Council also supports ARZA's goal to connect Reform Jews with Israel and to strengthen their Jewish identity through that connection. 

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Careers

  • Development & Membership Assistant

    The ARZA Development & Membership Assistant provides support for the management and implementation of donor and member cultivation and stewardship strategies for annual membership and giving, including communications, event planning, report development and data and gift processing. The Development and Membership Assistant is an integral member of the ARZA staff and is responsible for supporting a robust congregational membership and donor strategy.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Process all incoming funds, including checks, online and credit card donations for submission to Finance and enter donor data into ARZA's database.
    • Assist in outreach to prospective and current member congregations and donors.
    • Assist in planning and execution of special events; represent ARZA at conferences and Reform Movement gatherings.
    • Mail-merge and send acknowledgement letters, thank you cards, and Bar/Bat Mitzvah certificates.
    • Invoice congregations for annual membership dues and Bar/Bat Mitzvah memberships.
    • Assist in planning, development, creation and administration of development-related communications.
    • Assist in management of MailChimp lists.
    • Manage and support logistics for special events including materials production, liaising with vendors and working with hosts and volunteers.
    • Support development marketing and communications efforts including drafting and managing the creation of collateral and informational materials.
    • Assist in recruiting and managing volunteer and committee members for fundraising events, programs and activities.
    • Assist with and provide support to the creation and dissemination of membership and narrative fundraising reports.
    • Serve as first point of contact for members and donors via phone and email.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    • 1-2 years fundraising experience
    • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills
    • Excellent customer service skills
    • Strong project and relationship management experience
    • Organized multitasker, able to prioritize while working on multiple projects simultaneously and follow direction from multiple stakeholders
    • Experience with volunteer and committee management
    • Rigorous attention to detail
    • Must be able to work well under pressure, take direction, and take initiative when required
    • Proficiency in MS Office and CRM
    • Availability to work occasional evenings and weekends
    • Bachelors degree required

    To be considered

    Please send salary requirement with cover letter and resume.

    This position is within the collective bargaining unit.

  • Communications and Social Media Associate, ARZA

    Communications and Social Media Associate, ARZA

    The Communications and Social Media Associate is responsible for content creation, website and community management, as well as all online presence for ARZA.  We are looking for a tech-savvy professional with excellent social media, writing and editing skills. Ultimately, the person in this position will increase web traffic and member engagement while furthering the ARZA brand.

    Specific Tasks Include:

    • Manage the ARZA website and all social media accounts which includes overseeing ARZA social media accounts’ layout, facilitating online conversations with members, and responding to queries
    • Design and manage ARZA’s strategic marketing and communications plan
    • Write, edit, and distribute ARZA statements, blog posts, and other content in collaboration with other staff and lay leaders
    • Manage a lay task force designed to establish, understand, and meet the needs of leaders and members
    • Design online posts to sustain readers’ curiosity and create buzz around ARZA’s brand and leadership
    • Measure web traffic and monitor SEO
    • Stay up-to-date with changes in social platforms, ensuring maximum effectiveness
    • Train co-workers to use social media in a cohesive and beneficial way
    • Report on online postings and feedback from all platforms
    • Develop an optimal posting schedule, considering web traffic and membership engagement metrics
    • Conceiving of and suggesting new ways to attract prospective members

    Preferred Skills:

    • 2-3 years’ experience in traditional and digital Communications
    • Expertise in managing multiple social media platforms; strong knowledge of SEO, keyword research and Google Analytics
    • Ability to deliver creative text and visual content
    • Experience working with teams and volunteers
    • Superior writing and communication skills
    • Strong project management skills
    • Track record of being a strategic planner and implementer who thrives on managing a variety of key initiatives concurrently
    • Ability to work independently and with a team---enjoyment in creating and implementing new initiatives
    • Knowledge and experience with the Jewish community, the North American Reform Movement, Israel and Zionism a plus, but not required
    • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent

    To Apply:

    http://www.urj.org/communications-and-social-media-associate-arza

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