Manager/Director of Programs and Partnerships

Israel Policy Forum is seeking a full-time Manager / Director of Programs and Partnerships. This position will report directly to the Executive Director and will support Israel Policy Forum in identifying organizational partnership opportunities, managing programs, and spearheading external-facing initiatives in the organized Jewish community.

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

– Manage all partnerships with local and national organizations, ensuring that Israel Policy Forum’s new content reaches target audiences effectively and consistently.
– Create new partnerships with local and national organizations, developing targeted programs that enhance the reach of Israel Policy Forum in the Jewish and policy communities.
– Secure and oversee all community, synagogue, and campus speaking engagements throughout the country for the Policy Director, Executive Director, and other presenters.
– Secure and oversee all Israel Policy Forum informational booths at conferences and convenings throughout the American Jewish community.
– Collaborate with the IPF Atid National Director on programs and partnerships involving young leadership audiences.
– Collaborate with the digital communications staff in integrating Israel Policy Forum’ program partnerships and outreach efforts into the organization’s social media and digital strategy.
– Assist in the formulation and management of new, innovative programs to engage target audiences in the Jewish community, including communal professionals, lay leaders, and other constituencies.
– Collaborate with development staff to identify and advance fundraising opportunities.
– Travel to key Jewish and related policy conferences representing Israel Policy Forum.

Desired Skills

– 4-6 years of relevant work or internship experience
– B.A. required; M.A. a plus
– Experience supporting senior staff
– Strong interest and background in U.S. Middle East policy and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
– Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to interact with individuals at various levels of the organization
– Excellent organizational, time management, and planning skills
– Attention to detail
– Ability to take initiative and manage multiple projects in fast-paced environment
– Familiarity working within the non-profit sector and strong understanding of the organized Jewish communal world a must.
– Ability to travel extensively, as needed.

Salary is commensurate with experience. Please submit a resume and cover letter to David Halperin at