Jewish Engagement Senior Manager

Reports To:  Director of Engagement & Impact Evaluation

Location: Seattle, WA                                                      

Industry:  Non-Profit

Employment Type: Full-Time                                                             


Are you entrepreneurial and self-motivated?  Do you have the drive to help create impact on the Jewish Community? The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle (JFGS) is excited to announce an opening for a full-time position.  We are looking for a creative, energetic and engaged candidate to fill the position of Jewish Engagement Senior Manager. 


The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle in a non-profit founded in 1928 to serve the Jewish community, locally and around the world. Over its nearly nine decades of service, the Federation has been at the forefront of meeting the community’s wide-ranging needs. Today, the Jewish Federation is committed to creating Jewish connections for life, ensuring that all Jews can participate in Jewish life in any way that fits their interests and passions, at every stage of life.

Position Overview

The Jewish Engagement Senior Manager is the visionary, business manager and liaison with funders and donors for all foundational engagement programming of the Federation, supporting the Federation mission of Creating Jewish Connections for Life. The Senior Manager is responsible for designing and implementing a landscape of Jewish opportunities that engages these Jews in exploring and living Jewish life and tradition. To view the full job description please click here.


  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Advanced degree preferred
  • 7 years’ related programing experience
  • Managerial experience
  • Comfortable command of Microsoft Office Suite as well as other technology tools
  • Capacity to develop and pursue a vision
  • Strong organizational and managerial capabilities including capacity to think and communicate strategically
  • Possess an entrepreneurial skill set to identify and engage individuals in the work of the Jewish Federation and to design and launch new program
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; team player within a diverse working environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent problem-solving ability and proficiency at developing solutions independently
  • Strong critical thinking abilities
  • Ability to work under pressure with deadlines and competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Understanding of American Jewry and sociology of American life that influences who audience is
  • Innovative/ disruptive approach to Jewish institutional life
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and manage multiple tasks in a diverse, collaborative, rapidly growing, and creative environment; self-starter
  • Must be able to exercise significant judgment and confidentiality in working with vendors, donors, volunteers, and Federation staff
  • Experience with nonprofit organizations a plus


Interested candidates are encouraged to visit the JFGS website to gain insight into the organization’s mission and impact.  Submit a cover letter and resume to: No phone calls please.