Yiddish Book Center

1021 West Street
Amherst, MA 01002

Date Posted:
August 02, 2018

Western Massachusetts

Public Relations/Marketing


Communications Assistant/Communications Coordinator

The Yiddish Book Center is seeking a Communications Coordinator or Communications Assistant to provide skilled support to communications efforts in the areas of social media, marketing, promotion, and publication. This position will report to the Director of Communications. "Coordinator" or "Assistant" title is dependent on experience and qualifications.
  • Build and execute social media strategy.
  • Generate, curate, edit, publish, and share daily social media content across platforms including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube.
  • Provide administrative support.
  • Research, draft, and publish content for the Center’s various communications vehicles – print, web based, e-communications, podcasts, and other.
  • Create and oversee editorial calendars for web content and print publication.
  • Assist with other external and internal communications duties as needed
  • Monitor and report social and website analytics/metrics
  • Some evening and weekend work required.
Recent grads are encouraged to apply and will be considered for the Assistant position.
  • 3-5 years related experience
  • BA required
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience with social media across various platforms
  • Attention to detail, excellent organizational skills, and ability to prioritize among multiple responsibilities
  • Copy-editing and proofreading skills
  • Professional, good sense of humor, friendly telephone manner
  • Flexibility and ability to work as a team member
  • Solid computer skills, knowledge of social media, experience publishing web content, and database management
  • Knowledge of Yiddish and Jewish culture a plus
How To Apply:
Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to Lisa Newman, Director of Communications. No phone calls. Email: lnewman@yiddishbookcenter.org
Apply by:
September 15, 2018
About this Organization:

The Yiddish Book Center is a nonprofit organization working to tell the whole Jewish story by rescuing, translating, and disseminating Yiddish books and presenting innovative educational programs that broaden understanding of modern Jewish identity.