ORGANIZATION DESCRIPTION:

Teach Coalition, a project of the Orthodox Union, was founded in 2013 to solve the tuition crisis in nonpublic schools. With a deep network of grassroots activists, community leaders and lawmakers across the country, Teach Coalition is the leading single-issue advocacy network invested in the quality, safety, and accessibility of nonpublic schools and religious institutions. Teach Coalition currently operates in several states around the country, including New York, New Jersey, Florida, Pennsylvania, California, and Maryland. 

The Orthodox Union (OU) is the largest Orthodox Jewish organization in the United States. Founded in 1898, the OU supports a network of synagogues, youth programs, Jewish and Religious Zionist advocacy programs, programs for the disabled, localized religious study programs, and international units. The OU maintains a kosher certification service, whose circled U symbol, Ⓤ , is found on the labels of many kosher commercial and consumer food products.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Drafting content for various audiences/mediums – Teach donors, press, speaking engagements, etc.  
  • Writing and editing articles, press releases, speeches, emails, web copy, direct mail fundraising campaigns and more 
  • Tracking email campaigns 
  • Developing emails lists 
  • Owning both internal proprietary email marketing platform, Acoustic and MailChimp email marketing platforms  
  • Liaising and coordinating with vendors such as printshops for all marketing and communications needs

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • BA/BS in English. Communications or related field of study
  • 3+ professional writing experience,
  • Excellent writing and editing skills 
  • Well-versed in Jewish terminology 
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and take constructive feedback well 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment  
  • Ability to work well within a team 
  • Strong multitasking skills and attention to detail is a must 

 

PREFERED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience at a non-profit and/or political organization 
  • Previous experience with MailChimp, Constant Contact, or a similar email markeing platform

 

SALARY AND BENEFITS:

The salary range for this position is between $55,000 and $70,000, commensurate with experience.

We offer employee-sponsored healthcare, dental and vision plans.

Other benefits include:

  • Paid sick days
  • Paid vacation days
  • Paid Jewish and most Federal holidays
  • Short Fridays to accommodate for the Sabbath
  • Free life and disability insurance
  • 403(b) retirement plan which the OU will contribute 5% of your wage towards retirement savings after you contribute at least 2% (only eligible after 3 years of continuous service)