The Jewish Community Federation of Richmond (JCFR) is seeking a Jewish Community Relations Committee (JCRC) Director. The JCRC is the central public affairs arm of the organized Jewish community. The Director of the Jewish Community Relations Committee is responsible for providing leadership for the core work of the JCRC including issues related to Israel advocacy, antisemitism, local, state, and national government relations, social and economic justice, and interfaith relations. In coordination with the CEO and the JCRC Chair, the JCRC Director will serve as a resource to the media and is a key member of the Jewish Community crisis response team.
The Director of Jewish Community Relations will be a visionary, collaborative, and innovative leader with a deep understanding of and commitment to the mission, values, and goals of the Jewish Community Federation and our partners. They will be passionate about building relationships with elected officials, interfaith and community partners and be skilled in educating the Jewish and general community on a broad range of issues. The JCRC Director is a skillful consensus builder and representative of the community, able to engage a broad cross section of community members.
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the JCRC Director is a key member of the Federation Team and provides important leadership to the organization, working closely with the JCRC Chair and committee, agency, and synagogue partners. The Director thrives on deepening connections within and outside the Jewish community, stewarding leadership, and is a passionate advocate for Israel and Jewish life.