Social Media Manager - JFNA

Jewish Federations of North America Washington DC

Reports to: Managing Director, External Communications

The Jewish Federations of North America (“JFNA”) consist of 146 Jewish Federations and dozens of Network communities which collectively raise and distribute more than $3 billion annually to support flourishing Jewish life and the needs of the Jewish people in their home communities and around the world. The Jewish Federation system, among the top 10 charities on the continent, leads the largest network of volunteer and professional leaders who build and sustain Jewish communities that are healthy, safe, caring, welcoming and inclusive, educated and engaged, involved in the broader community, and deeply connected to Israel and the global Jewish people.
The External Communications team at JFNA is responsible for setting and executing the organization’s communications strategy and messaging objectives. It creates content for assets such as and various social media platforms, as well as interfacing with the press. In addition, it serves as both a resource and sounding board to federation professionals across the country.
Position Summary
The Jewish Federations of North America seek a Social Media Manager to work with the Communications and Marketing teams on developing and implementing the organization's social media strategy. The Social Media Manager has a strong feel for the style and vernacular of popular platforms, has their finger on the pulse of ever-changing communications styles, and has a knack for creating catchy content that is evocative, humorous, thought-provoking, and informative.
They are responsible for both the strategic aspects of the work, including navigating technical social media business and advertising tools, conducting A/B testing, and developing concerted campaigns, as well as writing copy, curating creative content, and scheduling posts.
In addition, the Social Media Manager will work to provide resources and training to local federations, and coordinate campaigns with them.

Please note that JFNA staff are working remotely for the foreseeable future; therefore, applicants do not need to live in the Washington, DC metro area to be considered for the position.

The Social Media Manager will:
  • Work to develop and implement the organization’s social media strategy
  • Explore innovative ways to tell JFNA’s story online, using photos, video and text
  • Create and schedule a calendar of social media posts, monitor social media channels, and respond to external users where appropriate
  • Identify and cultivate relationships with strategic social media influencers
  • Develop specialized campaigns for events and conferences, public policy efforts, and JFNA-powered programs
  • Coordinate closely with the marketing team to keep a consistent visual style and voice
  • Partner with JFNA team members across the organizations to help strengthen our social media messaging and content
  • Create social media templates and run training webinars for local federations
  • Collaborate on evaluating and updating messaging goals and strategy
The successful candidate will have:
  • At least 3-5 years of relevant experience in social media
  • Experience using backend software and tools to plan and evaluate social media campaigns
  • Strong familiarity with a variety of social networks, including Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, and TikTok
  • Ability to interpret analytics data and draw conclusions from them
  • Basic video editing skills
  • A deep sense of creativity and curiosity
  • Strong writing skills
  • Excellent time management and project management skills
  • The ability to work well with teams
To Apply
Please send a résumé, cover letter, and links to 3-5 work samples to with the subject line “Social Media Manager.”
As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, JFNA celebrates and welcomes people of all identities and backgrounds. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.