Midwest Campus Coordinator

United States, Northbrook, IL

The Campus Coordinator recruits, trains, and assists students to become successful activists for Israel through the creation of new or development of existing pro-Israel programs, public events, conferences, materials, and websites. The Campus Coordinator helps represent StandWithUs to the greater community, through outreach programs and fundraising activities that build StandWithUs’ local profile.

Campus Work:
• Outreach to college students and local campus staff (Hillel/Chabad), as well as other relevant professionals

• Maintain an active presence on campuses in the region
• Mentor students on advocacy and program skills, especially regional StandWithUs Emerson Fellows
• Work with students to create new programs and strengthen existing ones
• Recruit students for the StandWithUs Emerson Fellowship, StandWithUs Conferences, and other relevant opportunities 
• Help plan StandWithUs conferences, including small regional summits
• Plan and coordinate speaker tours and major events
• Document student activities, take good photos at programs and collect/archive stories and testimonials
• Quantify campus data for tracking purposes
• Maintain open communication with the rest of campus staff and participate in regular conference calls
• Hold regular conference calls with StandWithUs Emerson Fellows, and be in regular communication with students
• Learn StandWithUs presentations and offer yourself as a speaker to campus audiences, but also be prepared to present to other audiences as well

Community Responsibilities:
• Coordinate with local StandWithUs community chapter
• Help with events like Galas and other fundraising activities 
• Keep regional Community Director informed of your campus work
• Establish relationships with local community leaders, if asked to do so
• Be a community builder so you can bring people together for events
• Meet with local donors to support your programming
• Network with local synagogues and churches and offer yourself as a speaker
• Administrative duties for local chapters including phones, data entry, etc.

Press Responsibilities:
• Establish relationships with local journalists
• Try to get your programs covered in the media
• Be available for interviews

• Degree from 4-year college or university
• Project management, supervisory, and time management skills
• Computer literacy, including proficiency with MS Office and internet applications
• Knowledge of Israel’s history, culture, and current affairs
• Experience in campus activism and leadership
• Clear written and verbal communication skills
• Detail-oriented, self-motivated, organized, reliable, team player, proactive, strong work ethic, leadership skills; ability to multitask
• Position based in Chicago
• Access to a car is mandatory.

Please send you resumé and cover letter to and write "Midwest Campus Coordinator" in the subject line.


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