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Asiyah Program Associate

Asiyah, a start-up Jewish spiritual community in Somerville/Cambridge, is looking for a dynamic individual to assist our co-founders as a Program Associate for an average of 15hrs/week @ $20/hr. Our growing, multigenerational community meets regularly for Shabbat services, Jewish meditation practice, and a Rosh Chodesh circle, along with holiday celebrations and learning opportunities. 

The program associate will be responsible for the following:

  • Spearhead all program marketing, including:

    • Creating, posting, and promoting event listings on digital media platforms 

    • Executing non-digital aspects of marketing strategy

    • Collaborating with co-founders in growing Asiyah’s overall marketing and communications

  • Lead program and event management, including:

    • Coordinating space rental/bookings for events

    • Overseeing volunteer recruitment and coordination

    • Serving as in-person set-up coordinator for twice-monthly Kabbalat Shabbat and monthly Shabbat morning services 

    • Serving as event manager for High Holidays and other ticketed events

    • Ordering, organizing, and maintaining supply stocks

    • Establishing systems for managing the flow of programming, from the event listing to the execution of the event

A successful applicant will possess these qualities:

  • Reliable and self-motivated, with strong common sense and problem-solving skills.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong organizational skills

  • A people person

  • High digital fluency (social media, G-suite)

  • Prior experience with web CMS and email marketing platforms, or a strong motivation to learn

  • Basic design/layout skills a plus, but not necessary

  • Ability to transport oneself to Somerville for weekly meetings and three monthly services

  • Interest in the intersection of Judaism and spirituality and a familiarity with Jewish culture and practice preferred

  • Women, POC, LGBTQ+, S/I/M applicants highly encouraged 

Weekday hours and location have some flexibility; availability for Shabbat services in Somerville as described above is essential. Possibility for growth in this position for the right candidate. Applications will be accepted until we find our ideal candidate. To apply, please send cover letter/email, resume, and two references to Rabbi David Curiel at jobs@asiyah.org. Thank you.