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Engagement Fellow

J Street

J Street

Washington, DC, USA
Posted on Monday, May 29, 2023

Position title: Engagement Fellow

Reports to: Engagement Assistant

Location: Multiple, including DC and New York and remote

Fellowship duration: Flexible

Hours: 10-15 hours per week

The Position

J Street is seeking undergraduate students, graduate students, or recent graduates as Fellows for the Summer of 2023. There are opportunities in multiple locations as well as remote. This fellowship is an excellent opportunity to better understand and get involved in J Street’s work.

This is an exciting opportunity to learn outreach, research and events skills as well as to deepen one’s knowledge of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. This position is ideal for applicants interested in non-profit work or political advocacy.

Responsibilities May Include:

  • Assisting with outreach, and logistics for advocacy events
  • Updating and managing supporter databases
  • Researching potential new donors and supporters
  • Making phone calls / writing emails to supporters
  • Assisting with outreach to potential new activists
  • Other tasks as needed

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Careful attention to detail
  • Alignment with J Street’s mission
  • Comfortable making phone calls
  • Proficiency with Google Applications and Microsoft Excel; experience with database management a plus

More about J Street

J Street is the political home for pro-Israel, pro-peace Americans working for the future of Israel as the democratic homeland of the Jewish people. The organization believes that preserving Israel’s Jewish and democratic character depends on achieving a two-state solution, resulting in a Palestinian state living alongside Israel in peace and security.

J Street focuses its work in three main areas: (1) Advocating and demonstrating support for pro-Israel, pro-peace policies in Congress, the media and the Jewish community; (2) Endorsing and raising money for federal candidates who share J Street’s agenda; and (3)

Educating the public and raising awareness of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the two-state solution.

Compensation and Time Commitment

This part-time fellowship pays $16/hr. Fellows can expect to work 10-15 hours per week. Applicants are considered on a rolling basis. Please indicate in your cover letter which days and how many hours you are available.

To Apply

We are excited to receive applications from a broad range of applicants as we grow our organization to better reflect the diversity of the communities that care about our mission. Please submit the items listed below:

  1. Cover letter that explains why you are interested and qualified for this position
  2. Resume
  3. List of two to three references

At J Street we value an inclusive, welcoming, and diverse workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to understanding and valuing each other’s perspectives at all levels of the organization thereby creating a culture that allows us to better serve our employees, and the communities we work with. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. This policy applies with regard to all aspects of one’s employment and fellowship, including hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, eligibility for benefits, and termination.