Program Officer – New Israel Fund – New York, NY

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION The New Israel Fund is the leading organization committed to equality and democracy for all Israelis. We are a partnership of Israelis and supporters of Israel worldwide, dedicated to a vision of Israel as both the Jewish homeland and a shared society at peace with itself and its neighbors. NIF strengthens organizations and leaders that work to achieve equality for all citizens of the state; realize the civil and human rights of all, including Arab citizens of Israel; recognize and reinforce the essential pluralism of Israeli society; and empower groups on the economic margins of Israeli society.

JOB DESCRIPTION NIF seeks a passionate, driven, and creative professional with programming experience to manage programs in the Tri-State area, as well as specific affinity groups including New Generations, NIF NY/Tri-State’s young adult community. Additionally, the Program Officer will steward donors for whom programs offer a first touch point. This position reports to the Director of NIF in the NY/Tri-State Region and works closely with the Associate Director for Development.

RESPONSIBILITIES The Program Officer will be responsible for developing and managing NIF’s programs and affinity groups in the NY/Tri-State region and all associated donor servicing, including:

Developing a strategy for NY/Tri-State Programs

Working with a team of colleagues to plan and implement individual programs

Managing New Generations, NIF NY/Tri-State’s young adult community

Stewarding donors from New Generations and those who come to NIF through programs


Experience in program management, on both small and large scales

Successful experience working with a team of colleagues in implementing programs

Strong strategic and analytic skills

Familiarity with socio-economic and political realities at play in Israel and the Occupied Territories

Deep passion for the work of human rights and social justice in Israel


Experience working in education

Experience as a lay leader in a nonprofit setting

HOW TO APPLY Please submit a CV and cover letter to with the subject line “[Your Name]: Program Officer Application.” Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Hire by March 18, 2015.