Job Opportunities

An important Message About Covid-19

We hope that you and your loved ones are managing through this uncertain time. The Covid-19 pandemic has brought unprecedented challenges to our daily lives. What hasn’t changed is our commitment to the safety and well-being of our communities around the region and to our staff team.

Please note that JFGW is presently teleworking and will continue to do so during Covid-19 concerns. We look forward to a time when we can once again meet with our constituents out in the community. At that time, this position will be based from a home office, with an expectation to meet with community agency representatives, community members, and colleagues.

We look forward to the time when we can return to a robust recruitment effort that results in inviting you to join our exceptional team of professionals! If you would like to be considered for a role with The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington, please send us a resume and cover letter, (including roles you’d like to be considered for and why) to Please use the subject line: FY20Frozen-(insert one of the areas listed below):

  • Fundraising
  • Engagement
  • Administrative Support
  • Events
  • Data Analysis
  • Prospect Management
  • Finance
  • Business Operations
  • Human Resources

When the time is right and our process reopens we will reach out to qualified candidates to schedule either virtual or in-person interviews. Until that time, please stay safe.

It is our honor to continue to serve our communities locally and around the world.


In 2019, The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington completed a new strategic plan, which relies on significant financial growth to support the needs of our growing Jewish community. The presence of the COVID19 crisis has only accelerated this need. This position works within the Financial Resource Development (FRD) department, supporting the Chief Development Officer and the Key Relationships Team (KRT). KRT was formed with the goal of deepening and strengthening individual relationships for Federation’s most significant and engaged donors and prospects (Managed Constituents). The team’s work is grounded in relational, donor-centric philanthropy. The Development Assistant fills a key role in the success of the KRT fundraising efforts, accountable for preparing our most senior fundraising professionals for a variety of situations: meetings, events, travel, and solicitations. This administrative position will also utilize the Federation database to maintain donor information, enter moves management plans, and run reports and lists. The Development Assistant must be a self-starter, able to navigate competing priorities, support multiple individuals, and interface effectively with all internal and external stakeholders.

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please send your cover letter and resume to:, using subject line “FRD – KRT ASST – FY21”

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Director – Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging (DEIB)

The Jewish Federation professional team is mission-driven and dedicated to helping every member of Greater Washington’s Jewish community connect with purpose, at a time when maintaining those connections is more important than ever before. JFGW is committed to proactively using our resources, platforms and influence to build a culture of inclusion and belonging and to work to repair our broken world (tikkun olam) – with a core focus on disability inclusion. Our work is grounded in the value that every human being is created b’zelem elohim (in G-d’s image), across ability, race, gender-identity, LGBTQ+ status, and other aspects of identity. We recognize that this kind of important work starts from the inside out, and our responsibility in this ongoing journey includes fostering inclusion, equity and belonging for our professional team, our volunteer & Board leadership, and for our community.

The Director, Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging (DEIB) is a key driver and champion of this work, responsible for collaborating with colleagues, volunteer leadership, and other community builders to create a robust culture of inclusion & belonging and deep impact within the organization and in the broader community. You will be managing the implementation of Federation’s new DEIB plan being developed with outside consultants, along with a cross-functional team, with the full backing of our Executive Team.

To apply, submit your cover letter and resume to, using subject line “DEIB – FY21”.

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Digital Marketing Associate

Eager to channel your talent for digital copywriting and passion for the Jewish community into a fulfilling full-time job? If you’re a creative, motivated professional ready to be an essential member of The Jewish Federation’s dynamic Marketing & Communications team, keep reading!

The Jewish Federation professional team is mission-driven and committed to helping every member of Greater Washington’s Jewish community connect with purpose, at a time when maintaining those connections is more important than ever before.

The digital marketing associate is a key driver of this work; responsible for collaborating with colleagues across the organization to enhance Federation’s online presence. You will:

  • leverage your keen understanding of Federation’s brand to develop engaging online content for a variety of platforms and audiences
  • serve as the voice of and manage Federation’s presence on multiple social media channels
  • keep Federation websites and updated, interesting, and relevant
  • work cross-collaboratively to produce polished, effective email and digital marketing campaigns for fundraising efforts and community engagement programs

Across all projects, your successful efforts will grab—and hold—the attention of key stakeholders, including donors, lay leaders, and Jewish communal professionals.

Leading candidates will have a proven ability to create engaging content across multiple platforms, with a background in online content development, copywriting, and/or digital marketing.

To apply, submit your cover letter, resume, and two writing samples (highlight your social media portfolio, your best email campaign, or any other sample that showcases your creative voice and style) to, using subject line DMA FY21

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Field Manager, Northern Virginia

A recent landmark community study revealed that Northern Virginia is home to more than 120,000 Jews and is growing at a rapid rate. The Northern Virginia Jewish community includes more than two dozen congregations, including two that are more than 100 years old, as well as several Moishe Houses and other newer organizations. As the NOVA Field Manager, you will inspire, shape, and energetically and strategically connect those Jews with one another and with JFGW, enhancing JFGW’s presence and impact in Northern Virginia through partnership with community members, local and national agencies, donors, congregational Rabbi’s and key communal leadership.

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please send a cover letter and resume to using subject line “Field Manager, Northern Virginia – FY21”

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