Deputy Director of Programs and Development

Jewish Veg – an international nonprofit organization devoted to vegan advocacy in the continent’s Jewish community – is seeking a full-time Deputy Director of Programs and Development to advance the organization’s rapid growth.

The Deputy Director of Programs and Development is a respected member of the Jewish Veg professional team, providing input into strategic decisions and creating and facilitating programs.

Program Functions

  • Schedules and organizes complex activities such as meetings, appointments, travel, and speaking engagements.
  • Designs fliers, web pages, social media memes, and other content, using desktop and/or online publishing software.
  • Plans and coordinates all facets of Jewish Veg events, particularly in the New York City area.
  • Creates written and visual content for published materials such as the Jewish Veg Starter Guide, vegan Haggadah, and others.
  • Participates in creation and facilitation of new short- and long-term programs to promote the message of Jewish Veg, including but not limited to our anti-Kaporos campaign.
  • Gives speaking presentations as part of the Jewish Veg Speakers Bureau.
  • Plans and coordinates all facets of some Jewish Veg events.
  • Represents the organization in written and oral communication with Board members, other Jewish Veg members, prospective members, representatives of external organizations, and vendors.
  • Participates in all facets of Jewish Veg’s Shopify site, including mailing merchandise, maintaining inventories, dealing with vendors, and updating the site.
  • Coordinates the Jewish Veg presence at festivals and other similar events and staffs the Jewish Veg table.
  • Gives speaking presentations as part of the Jewish Veg Speakers Bureau.
  • Organizes and maintains internal documents and communications across a variety of technological platforms.
  • Takes minutes at Board of Directors meetings and phone conferences and at other official meetings.
  • Mails letters, brochures, DVDs, and membership benefits.
  • Participates in creating content and managing Jewish Veg social media platforms, including Facebook and Instagram.
  • Adds recipes and other content to the Jewish Veg website.
  • Participates in Jewish Veg’s partnership with Birthright. Creates Jewish Veg content for the trip as well as directly staffs trip or coordinates Jewish Veg staffing.
  • Creates content and performs marketing and outreach for Jewish Veg’s Vegan Options Always program.

Development Functions

  • Develops and implement a variety of revenue-generation efforts, focusing chiefly on the New York City area:
  • Donor acquisition and cultivation.
  • Major gift research, prospecting, and cultivation.
  • Broad-based fundraising campaigns.
  • Foundation grants research and writing.
  • Celebrity outreach.
  • Planned giving.
  • Creates print and online development materials.
  • Helps maintain and augment the organization’s donor database.
  • Plans and staffs fundraising events.

Skills and Attributes

  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite and in Adobe InDesign.
  • Willingness to work long hours on a frequent but not regular basis.
  • Willingness to travel to represent organization.
  • Enthusiasm for working collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Absolutely mandatory: a passion for vegan advocacy.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred.


  • Works remotely, but preferred consideration given to candidates in the New York City metropolitan area.

To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send cover letter and resume to


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