As an Associate for both the Marketing and Communications and the Development departments of the World Union, the Career Israel Intern will be responsible for the production of meaningful content and materials for the Marketing & Communications Department of the World Union for Progressive Judaism, including but not limited to: writing, editing, researching issues facing global Jewry for articles, position papers, and marketing collateral; drafting press releases, mapping relevant news outlets among Jewish and global media contacts, PR for article and news placement online and in print; interviewing individuals for the organizational spectrum – lay leadership, partners, rabbis, staff, and program participants – for articles, profile pieces, podcasts, website stories; drafting social media strategies and campaigns including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.
The World Union for Progressive Judaism (WUPJ) connects 1.8 million Reform, Progressive and Liberal Jews across six continents, seven regions, 50 countries and 1,200 communities by:
• Developing and nurturing new Progressive and Reform congregations wherever Jews choose to live
• Training congregational rabbis, community leaders, and Jewish educators worldwide and ensuring resources for their growth and support
• Engaging the next generation of Reform Jews with youth groups, camps and young adult programs in dozens of cities
Headquartered in Jerusalem, the WUPJ represents the largest body of Jews in the world who seek a traditional yet contemporary expression of their Jewish spiritual, cultural and religious identity. It is the World Union’s goal to ensure that all Jews have access to a vibrant and personally meaningful Jewish life that can best inspire them spiritually and ensure the future of the Jewish People, whether in the State of Israel or throughout the Diaspora. For more about our activities, in the areas of community building, leadership development and youth & young adults, visit: http://wupj.org/OurWork/WhatWeDo.asp