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UJA Federation of Greater Toronto


Toronto, one year contract

Job summary:

Working with the Chief Program Officer and the Managing Director, Israel and Overseas (based in Israel), the Director, Israel and Overseas (based in Toronto)  will be responsible to provide support for the development, implementation and execution of UJA’s programmatic initiatives and investments in Israel and Overseas. The Director will be  the contact locally with Marketing, Fundraising, Budget and Allocations, Finance, Israel Engagement,  and  will be involved in the planning of missions and visits from partners both to and from Israel.  The Director will be the professional  supporting the Israel & Overseas Lay Committee.

Required  Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Post-secondary degree in a related field (finance, business administration, international business, social sciences)

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Community engagement or program management in a not for profit organization

  • Deep knowledge of Israeli culture, norms and Jewish current affairs

  • Superior written and verbal  communication skills  with demonstrated ability to write  proposals and reports, and to draft and deliver powerpoint presentations

  • Demonstrated project management experience including creation of detailed project plans, budget preparation and management, project communication to stakeholders, implementation process and evaluation of project

  • Strong research, problem-solving and presentation skills

  • Advanced computer and database management skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Project) and familiarity with donor tracking systems

  • Financial acumen with a strong ability to manage and administer budgets

  • Excellent planning and organizational skills with an ability to prioritize multiple projects

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to establish, develop and maintain key relationships with multiple stakeholders

  • A self-starter  able to work with minimum supervision

  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, high-pressure  environment

  • Familiarity with Toronto’s Jewish community

  • ·Ability to travel overseas, as needed

  • Fluent in Hebrew

  • ASSETS: experience living and/or working in Israel


This is a one year contract with possibility of extension.

Located in Toronto.

Senior manager level salary.


Please submit resume  quoting REF # DI&O-CCB-380 by August 8, 2017 to


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