in 1906, AJC seeks to enhance the well-being of the Jewish people and Israel
and to advance human rights and democratic values in the United States and
around the world. In addition to its New York headquarters and Office of
Government & International Affairs in Washington, D.C., AJC has regional
offices and affiliates across the U.S. and overseas in addition to a multitude
of global partnerships.
Jewish organizations, AJC is the preeminent leader in the global arena. With a
presence in Belgium, France, Germany, India, Israel, Italy, Brazil and
Switzerland, AJC’s network of relationships with, and access to, key decision
makers and thought leaders on every continent is unmatched. AJC is recognized
by foreign leaders, the Israeli and U.S. governments as an effective and
trusted interlocutor for Jewish issues, human rights and advocacy for
democratic values. Today, AJC proactively tackles the greatest concerns of
Jewish communities around the globe.
anti-Semitism is an essential component to AJC’s commitment to enhance the
well-being of the Jewish people. In an increasingly hostile environment, this
role will be critical to monitoring global developments and to assisting AJC in
proactively responding to anti-Semitism activities by influencing the public
and key global leaders to take action against these activities.
The Assistant Director of Global Anti-Semitism will provide
analysis and reporting on key trends and activities globally, with a focus on
Europe concerning anti-Semitism. S/he will develop and support programming,
activities and advocacy related to issues of anti-Semitism globally. The
Assistant Director will develop and maintain contacts with European Jewish
communities, parliamentarians and diplomats.
- Monitor issues of
anti-Semitism and intolerance in Europe through research, media monitoring and
contacts. Write internal briefings, reports, and memoranda related to this
- Support Director,
International Jewish Affairs and the European and the European directors who
form the Global Anti-Semitism team on issues of anti-Semitism worldwide by
providing research and draft letters to the editor, op-eds, and articles.
- Assist in
planning and executing AJC responses to research findings and answer questions
from other departments and constituents outside the agency.
- Develop, research
and/or commission publications and reports on global anti-Semitism.
communications with Jewish community leaders.
- Meet with
representatives of the EU on issues of anti-Semitism and hate crimes.
- Work collaboratively
with AJC’s European, Middle East and US-based staff on
anti-Semitism-related issues by providing information, guidance and other
- Advise AJC senior
staff on Anti-Semitism developments primarily in Europe, and recommend
strategies for AJC action.
- Represent AJC at
inter-group meetings regarding global anti-Semitism at international
- Make presentations
and give lectures to lay groups in Europe and the US.
- Consult with local
Jewish communities and provide advice on local action and advocacy.
- Provide talking
points and guidelines on issues of global anti-Semitism.
- European Law Degree or
Master’s degree in International Affairs preferred
- Five to seven years of
progressively responsible international relations experience
- A deep
understanding of the history and complex issues surrounding global
- Broad knowledge
of international and European politics
- Must be able
to fluently speak, write and read, at least two European languages
- Adept at
- Excellent public speaking, analytical and
writing skills; ability to contextualize research findings and determine areas
for further research and evaluation
- Excellent research skills in online and
traditional environments, with meticulous attention to detail
- Fluency with
with social networking sites
- A team player
with a collaborative approach to working with internal and external
stakeholders to maximize the effectiveness of projects and programs
- Ability to
make and follow through on tough decisions
- Outstanding organizational
skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced and
- Passion for the mission of
- A demonstrated
commitment to high ethical standard and values
- Flexibility to work long hours when necessary to fulfill job
responsibilities; travel is required
Please submit your application on https://ajchr.wufoo.com/forms/assistant-director-global-antisemitism-2014/
AJC is an Equal Opportunity Employer