Communications and Development Manager

Yaffed’s mission is to ensure that yeshiva students receive the academic skills they need in order to pursue lives of economic self-sufficiency with a broad range of opportunities for personal choice and individual fulfillment. 

Yaffed is seeking a Communications Manager to craft and streamline Yaffed’s messaging across platforms, and play a vital role in Yaffed’s donor and advocacy communications strategy and execution. The ideal candidate will be dedicated to Yaffed’s mission, have experience in social media, database and web management, be highly organized and ready to be part of a small and mighty team doing vital work. This is a mostly remote position with some attendance at in person meetings and events required. 

Ongoing tasks for the communications manager will include: 

  • Social Media Management (30%)
    • Content creation
    • Manage posting schedule 
    • Respond to social media posts
    • Analyze engagement and make recommendations based on analytics 
    • Manage paid ads
  • Newsletter/ Email blasts (15%)
    • Draft bi-weekly newsletter
    • Manage newsletter distribution and responses 
    • Manage newsletter hygiene and ensure that recipients are appropriately grouped
  • Website Maintenance (15%)
    • Update and maintain website 
    • Website upgrades 
    • Engagement Analytics 
  • Newscycle Management (10%)
    • Collate mentions of Yaffed and our issue in the media
    • Assist in the development of press releases and reaction to the newscycle
  • Development: (15%)
    • Entering donation information into Salesforce database bi-weekly 
    • Drafting acknowledgement letters using Salesforce information 
  • Administrative: (15%)
    • Database management (adding new contacts & accounts) 
    • Meeting notes and agenda management 
    • Other activities to support the operations of Yaffed on an as needed basis

Required Skills 

  • Salesforce/ Pardot knowledge, or comfort with CRM use in general 
  • Website platform management, Dreamhost and wordpress
  • Social Media (twitter, instagram, facebook, tiktok)
  • Canva or other graphic design
  • Video Editing 
  • Google Suite 

Desired Skills 

  • Op-Ed Writing
  • Podcast creation 


  • Starting salary of $60,000-$70,000
  • Health insurance with generous employer coverage 
  • Dental and vision insurance
  • Flexible spending account 
  • 403B retirement plan 
  • Generous, flexible PTO

Application Process 

Yaffed will be accepting applications for this position on a rolling basis with candidates being considered until the position is filled. To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter detailing your relevant experience and interest to careers@yaffed.org.

To apply for this job email your details to careers@yaffed.org

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