Full-Time North American Director
Masa Israel Journey
A joint project of the Jewish Agency for Israel and the Government of Israel, Masa Israel Journey offers young adults between the ages of 18 and 30 immersive, life-changing gap year, study abroad, post-college and volunteer experiences in Israel. In response to the rising demand for high quality immersive experiences in Israel, Masa Israel has grown significantly over the past seven years, now bringing over 10,500 people to Israel annually, including 6,500 North Americans.
Masa Israel’s three program types include Gap Year Programs after high school, College/Academic Programs at Israel’s distinguished colleges and universities, and Post-College Programs, which provide over 60 volunteer, internship, leadership and social action programs for college graduates – Masa Israel’s fastest growing market.
Masa Israel Journey seeks an entrepreneural Director to strategize and implement significant growth for Masa Israel in North America. Overseeing an operating budget of $2.5m and a staff of 15, and reporting to the Israel-based CEO of Masa, the North American Director must have an entrepreneurial mindset, a passion for Israel, and a strong familiarity with the North American Jewish community, as well as the ability to work within an international framework.
The North American Director must have an understanding of utilizing brand extension and brand positioning to exponentially increase recruitment numbers for the program, along with a successful track record of program improvement and expansion. He/she will welcome the challenge of evaluating and, where appropriate, making necessary changes to ensure optimal operating structures, resources, staff and methodologies are being used. The North American Director must also be a strong communicator, serving as a spokesperson and subject matter expert in North America.
How to ApplyIf you would like to recommend a candidate or if you would like to express a confidential personal interest in this opportunity, please contact: MASAIsrael@drgnyc.com.
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