POSITION TITLE: Assistant Regional Director
LOCATION: Washington, D.C.
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION:
ADL is the leading anti-hate organization in the world. Founded in 1913, its timeless mission is “to stop the defamation of the Jewish people and to secure justice and fair treatment to all.” Today, ADL continues to fight all forms of antisemitism and bias, using innovation and partnerships to drive impact. A global leader in combating antisemitism, countering extremism and battling bigotry wherever and whenever it happens, ADL works to protect democracy and ensure a just and inclusive society for all.
Implement assigned ADL programs in the region which may include some or all of the following: investigative research, inter-faith and multi-cultural outreach, law enforcement training, civil rights, discrimination complaint responses, Jewish Institutional security training, leadership development, public relations, events planning, social media and fund-raising. Provide staff support to assigned committee/s. May assist the Regional Director with office operations.
Receive and conduct initial investigation of complaints of discrimination, antisemitic 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.
Provide staff support to lay-led committees as assigned. Assist with related program and event planning. Coordinate speakers and logistics for related conferences.
May manage, maintain, and regularly update the Regional website and other social media.
Develop community relationships and network with other community groups to facilitate effective community action.
Represent ADL by speaking to school and student groups and law enforcement agencies. Conduct training directly and/or train lay-leaders as facilitators for training programs, as appropriate.
Respond to inquiries from members of the public, demonstrating a working knowledge of ADL’s policies and positions and relevant local, national and world events, and assist Regional Director to respond to inquiries from the press. Read, monitor and respond to media reports and opinion articles. May write and/or edit a regional newsletter or prepare Insider Briefings.
Maintain contacts with the staff of state legislators, local legislators and relevant government officials to promote the mission of ADL.
Assist in the smooth-functioning of the office administration.
Undertake ad hoc research projects and provide special events assistance as required by the Regional Director.
May participate in fundraising events, cultivate potential donors and assist in maintaining donor relationships.
May schedule appointments, speaking engagements and coordinate meetings. Coordinate conference calls. Make travel arrangements as required.
May provide administrative support to special events, board retreats and coordinate regular board meetings. Undertake all necessary details of event logistics; reserve location, negotiate contracts, plan menus, arrange set up, mail invitations and monitor reservations.
May manage regional office budget expenses. Process check requests. Prepare and follow up on invoices and billing of outside vendors and consultants. Establish and maintain financial databases as appropriate. Assist Regional Director with budget preparation as needed.
May maintain supplies of ADL literature and respond to requests for materials.
Strong administrative, organizational and interpersonal skills.
Proven ability to work with and influence a wide variety of people.
Proven diplomatic and conflict resolution skills.
Strong public speaking and writing skills.
Ability to multi-task.
Basic computer skills with Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Outlook, Excel).
Two to four years of progressively responsible human relations or community service experience including some program management experience.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience required.
Flexibility to work evenings and weekends when necessary to represent ADL and to attend community events. Some travel within the region.
ADL COVID-19 Protocol (updated periodically): ADL is adhering to public health guidance regarding COVID-19. ADL will require that all employees are vaccinated with exceptions for medical and religious accommodations. ADL is requiring proof of vaccination. ADL is a hybrid environment; this role may require 3 days in the office.
This position has a salary range of $52,000 to $65,000. This salary range is reflective of a position based in Washington, D.C. Please note that actual salaries are commensurate with experience and reflect the budget for a given position, and since ADL has a location-based compensation structure, there may be a different range for candidates in other