Program Associate with Jewish Community Relations Council

Job Title:

Program Associate

Organization Name:

Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas

Job Type:

Full-time; 40 hours per week / hybrid (3-4 days per week in office)

Salary Range:

$50,000 – $60,000


Open until filled

Position Summary:

This position expands the reach of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas’ (JCRC) education and advocacy, and community relations programs. This position will work to advance the multiple missions of the JCRC.

Agency Information:

As the consensus public affairs voice of the Jewish community, JCRC builds relationships to fight antisemitism and bigotry; educates about Judaism, Israel, antisemitism, and the Holocaust; advocates for Jewish values and priorities; and safeguards our community.

Salary and Benefits:

  • Annual salary range of $50,000 – $60,000 depending on experience
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid National Holidays
  • Paid Jewish Holidays
  • Cell phone allowance
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Access to a Health Savings Account
  • Life/STD/LTD/AD&D Insurance
  • Other voluntary insurance benefits
  • Access to a 403(b) retirement plan

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

The following list comprises the primary job responsibilities; it is not designed to be a comprehensive listing of all activities that may be required.

  • Collaborate with Director of Communications and Community Affairs to create and publish content (copy and graphics) for email marketing, social media, web site, newsletters, and other communication products;
  • Intake community member reports of bias/antisemitic incidents and coordinate response with JCRC colleagues;
  • Work with JCRC team members to standardize, improve, coordinate, and deliver educational presentations;
  • Provide and maintain data entry for education programs, including constituent data and evaluations;
  • Track JCRC media hits and create reports capturing JCRC’s media reach;
  • Provide operational support for events, including creating and managing registration pages, marketing graphics, tracking and communicating with attendees, and preparing event materials;
  • Assist in building and maintaining JCRC’s Customer Relations Management system;
  • Serve as a resource for JCRC team members in the use of virtual tools; and
  • Be a JCRC ambassador in the community.

Experience and Qualifications Requirements: 


  • Commitment to the organization’s mission, vision, and values;
  • Commitment to quality programs and customer service;
  • Commitment to building strong relationships;
  • Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people;
  • Exhibit a growth mindset by being curious to continually grow personally and in ways that support innovation for the entire team;
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment to complete tasks within required timeframes and on deadline, while maintaining priorities;
  • High level of comfort using technology and systems;
  • Commitment to accuracy when inputting data and generating reports; and
  • Ability to maintain confidential and sensitive information.

Education and other training:

  • Bachelor’s degree is required
  • Experience in project planning, customer service, and/or office administration
  • Excellent organizational, communication, and computer skills

Desired skills/capacity to learn:

  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • SalesForce
  • Constant Contact
  • WordPress
  • Zoom
  • Eventbrite
  • Google Drive
  • Dropbox
  • Doodle

Additional Information

Reports to: JCRC Director of Communications and Community Affairs

Our office is located at the Barry Family Campus at 4330 Cedar Lake Road S., St. Louis Park, MN 55416. This is primarily an in-person position, working at least 3-4 days in the office each week and more as projects arise.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, writing sample and graphic design sample (i.e. event flyer or PowerPoint slides) and resume to [email protected]. Please use the subject line “Program Associate.” Please note that any offer is contingent on a background check performed by the JCRC.