Assistant Regional Director
Anti-Defamation League - New York, NY

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Join the nation's premier human relations/civil rights organization. We have a mission to fight anti-Semitism and hate, and to secure justice and fair treatment for all. ADL is looking for talented, passionate people who want to make a difference today…and tomorrow!



Based in New York, the Assistant Regional Director will implement assigned ADL programs in the region which may include some or all of the following: interfaith and multi-cultural outreach, Latino-Jewish programming, legislative advocacy, civil rights, leadership development, public relations, events planning, investigative research and fundraising. Provide staff support to assigned committee(s).

  • Develop community relationships and network with other community groups to facilitate effective community action.
  • Provide staff support to lay-led committees as assigned. Assist with related program and event planning. Coordinate speakers and logistics for related conferences.
  • Manage, maintain, and regularly update Regional website.
  • Receive and conduct initial investigation of complaints of discrimination, anti-Semitic incidents and other civil rights issues. Conduct routine fact-finding research, using established contacts and developing sources as appropriate. Resolve complaints or refer to senior staff as necessary. Maintain required records.
  • Represent ADL by speaking to community groups and agencies. Conduct training directly and/or train lay-leaders as facilitators for training programs, as appropriate.
  • Respond to inquiries from the press and from members of the public, demonstrating a working knowledge of ADL's policies and positions and relevant local, national and world events. Draft press releases. Read, monitor and respond to media reports and opinion articles. Write and/or edit a regional newsletter. Prepare Insider Briefings and materials for policy debates.
  • Assist in the smooth-functioning of the office administration.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience.
  • One to two years of progressively responsible human relations or community service experience including some program management experience.
  • Strong interpersonal and public speaking skills.
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Good writing and editing skills.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Flexibility to work evenings and weekends when necessary to represent ADL and to attend community events.
  • Some travel within the region.
For immediate consideration, please send your resume and cover letter to: Subject: Assistant Regional Director.

ADL offers a very generous benefits/vacation package. EOE.

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