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Grants and Communications Coordinator

The Association for Jewish Studies (AJS), the learned society of academic Jewish Studies, seeks a part-time Grants and Communications Coordinator to manage the AJS's grant and fellowship programs and social/digital media communications.

Responsibilities:
This position involves: oversight of AJS grant and award programs, including publicizing and creating marketing and application materials, serving as staff liaison to judges, handling all communication with applicants, and preparing reports on programs as needed. This position also involves oversight of several digital and social media projects, including maintaining the AJS’s Twitter and Facebook pages; developing new initiatives for other social media platforms; serving as managing editor of AJS News (monthly e-newsletter); serving as staff representative to AJS Digital Media Committee; and collaborating with other AJS publications to enhance digital presence.

Qualifications:
The ideal candidate will have experience using digital and social media platforms, especially in an organizational setting; administrative experience running projects or programs; outstanding organizational and communication skills; an affable and diplomatic disposition; absolute discretion and regard for confidentiality.

Requirements:
M.A. minimum.

Hours/Location:
This position is for 16 hours/week. The Grants and Communications Coordinator will work out of the AJS's offices in Manhattan, ideally three days/week..

Salary/Benefits:
Competitive salary; no benefits.

How to Apply:
Applicants should email a cover letter, resume, and contact information of three references to ajs@ajs.cjh.org. Please include Grants and Communications Coordinator in subject line. Application review begins immediately; materials accepted until position filled. This position begins mid-July.