Careers

How do we create the Jewish community of the 21st century? What does the future of Jewish life look like for modern-day couples with at least one Jewish partner and their families? These are the questions our team at Honeymoon Israel (HMI) is working to answer each day as we build an inclusive, supportive, long-lasting community.

At HMI, we’re passionate about helping young couples bring Jewish life into their homes in a personal, meaningful way. We’re dedicated to our work, our community, and to each other. We’re not afraid to be creative and try new things. We’re a team that’s as unique and diverse as the people we serve.

Available Positions:

Development and Strategy Operations Associate

Honeymoon Israel (HMI) provides immersive trips to Israel for locally based cohorts of couples that have at least one Jewish partner and are early in their committed relationship, creating communities of couples who are building families with meaningful connections to Jewish life and the Jewish people. To date, HMI has run more than 100 trips from 20 cities across North America – bringing more than 2,000 couples to Israel. To read more about Honeymoon Israel and its mission and vision, please visit www.honeymoonisrael.org.

About the Position

Honeymoon Israel’s Development and Strategy Operations Associate is a full-time, Atlanta based position. Our team is looking for a self-motivated, organized, and creative individual to join a growing organization to support and enhance the day-to-day operations of the development and strategy teams. The ideal candidate is driven by the opportunity to:

  • Develop, design, and implement operations processes,
  • Synthesize, analyze and utilize data,
  • Provide innovative solutions using new and existing platforms while managing the current technology infrastructure, 
  • And work independently while also collaborating with a fast-paced team.

This individual will report directly to the Chief Advancement Officer and work closely with HMI’s Chief Strategy Officer and Director of Operations. The ideal candidate is someone who can lead organizational change by streamlining and enhancing Honeymoon Israel’s organization infrastructure for the development and strategy departments.

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop, customize and maintain development and strategy needs in Salesforce in partnership with Salesforce Administrator 
  • Engineer and implement solutions to serve needs for development, strategy and research areas of the organization 
  • Drive complex projects from the idea stage through planning, execution, and deployment
  • Assess organizational structures for key areas of focus and develop systematic solutions to ensure more efficient and effective processes in the areas of development and strategy 
  • Ensure optimal performance of Salesforce systems and products for development and strategy 
  • Implement setup and data analysis for fundraising campaigns and research projects
  • Create and generate custom reports and dashboards 
  • Pull, synthesize and analyze data to show progress on key metrics
  • Develop necessary tracking systems in Salesforce to measure necessary metrics and benchmarks for testing pilots and grant requirements 
  • Manage donor acknowledgement process and communication 
  • Oversee, maintain and provide quality control for all gift entry into Salesforce
  • Work closely with marketing department to execute email strategy for development campaigns
  • Support evaluation of various components of HMI (new pilots, trips, programs) by implementing surveys. 
  • Pulling data as needed to support internal and external analysis 
  • Performs other relevant duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience in Database Administration, Salesforce experience prefered; prior nonprofit development operations experience preferred
  • FormAssembly experience, preferred but not required
  • Organized and efficient multi-tasker; manage multiple projects involving multiple departments
  • Problem solving, analytical, and reporting skills
  • Must be based in the Atlanta area and willing to go into an office at least two days per week

Salary range: $55-65K

Benefits include individual medical, dental, vision, paid parental leave, disability and life insurance coverage, as well as participation in the 403(b) retirement plan with an employer matching program. Flexible office hours and work environment. HMI has an unlimited vacation policy and perks to support mental and physical health.

To apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter to jobs@honeymoonisrael.org. Please include “Development and Strategy Operations Associate” in the subject line of the email. We will review applications and screen promising candidates on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Early applications are encouraged.

Honeymoon Israel is an equal opportunity employer committed to advancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice. We strive for our team to reflect the diverse community we serve. We encourage candidates of all cultural, racial, religious, gender, and sexual identities to apply.

Trip Operations Specialist

Honeymoon Israel (HMI) provides immersive trips to Israel for locally based cohorts of couples that have at least one Jewish partner and are early in their committed relationship, creating communities of couples who are building families with meaningful connections to Jewish life and the Jewish people. To date, HMI has run more than 100 trips from 20 cities across North America – bringing more than 2,000 couples to Israel. To read more about Honeymoon Israel and its mission and vision, please visit www.honeymoonisrael.org.

About the Position

Our team is looking for a self-motivated, detail-oriented Trip Operations Specialist.  The ideal candidate is driven by the opportunity to serve as the main point of contact for travel vendors and participants, and to collaborate with a fast-paced team.

This is a new position that will provide critical support to the National Operations team as we continue to grow and resume trip operations. The position’s core responsibilities will focus on supporting all travel vendor communication and participant inquiries and requests. This role will also provide general organizational support to other departments to sustain and enhance our unique culture.

This individual will report directly to the Director of Operations and should be comfortable using a variety of technology platforms and tools to aid with seamless operations and communications.

Key Responsibilities:

Trip Vendor Liaison

  • Provides and ensures accuracy of participant registration information to trip vendors (airline provider and tour provider)
  • Monitors and audits the registration reports ensuring travel requirements for all passengers are met (visas, passports, etc.)
  • Manages and communicates details in preparation of trips to travel vendors (special requests, special accommodations, call scheduling, etc.)  

Participant Support

  • Responds to participants’ requests and inquiries via email and phone. 
  • Manages outreach to participants regarding registration requirements 
  • Oversees travel insurance policy and support claims for staff

Internal Trip Support

  • Ensures trips are at capacity through internal communication with staff and external communication with participant invitations
  • Manages trip staff and rabbi/educator registrations and requests
  • Reviews itineraries and travel-related documents ensuring accuracy  
  • Ensures travel policies provided by travel vendors are communicated and implemented 
  • Manages payment and trip expense process with trip staff
  • Manages completion of trip related tasks (generate reports, database management, pre-trip communication)

Partner City Support

  • Operations support to city partners (report requests, technology platform support, etc.)
  • In cities without HMI staff, ensure training and oversee communication of materials 
  • General organization support with partner cities

Key Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 3-5 years of experience in an operational or administrative role
  • Proficient in Gsuite, Microsoft Excel; Salesforce a plus
  • Outstanding interpersonal communication
  • Working knowledge of the travel industry
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to maintain and manage vendor relationships

Salary range: $45-50K

This remote position is based in Phoenix, Arizona. Salary is commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits, including great insurance plans, unlimited vacation policy, and a retirement plan. Flexible office hours and work environment. Occasional domestic travel will be required.

To apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter to jobs@honeymoonisrael.org. Please include “Trips Operations Specialist” in the subject line of the email. We will review applications and screen promising candidates on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Early applications are encouraged.

Honeymoon Israel is an equal opportunity employer committed to advancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice. We strive for our team to reflect the diverse community we serve. We encourage candidates of all cultural, racial, religious, gender, and sexual identities to apply.

Director of Community Engagement - Boston

Honeymoon Israel (HMI) provides immersive trips to Israel for locally based cohorts of couples that have at least one Jewish partner and are early in their committed relationship, creating communities of couples who are building families with meaningful connections to Jewish life and the Jewish people. To date, HMI has run more than 100 trips from 20 cities across the country – bringing more than 2,000 couples to Israel. To read more about Honeymoon Israel and its mission and vision, please see: www.honeymoonisrael.org.

About the Position

Honeymoon Israel is seeking a full-time professional for the role of Boston Director of Community Engagement. This individual will play a critical role for HMI as we grow our operations and impact. With a unique remote culture, our employees sit everywhere from Atlanta to San Francisco to Tel Aviv. This position is essential to our fast-moving, high-energy organization. 

Directors of Community Engagement are locally-focused HMI staff that are based in cities where HMI operates across North America. In many cases, the Director of Community Engagement is the only HMI-employed staff member in a given community. Directors of Community Engagement are connectors, facilitators, conveners, and supporters in providing couples with a platform that helps them determine ways in which they want to incorporate Judaism into their lives. While the HMI experience for many couples begins with a group trip to Israel, the trip serves as a catalyst and much of the work to support participants in this journey happens when couples return home. 

About You

  • You are committed to Jewish life, understanding that connection to Judaism can take many forms, and are excited about the impact that transformational experiences can have on one’s identity and future
  • You have an understanding of and appreciation for HMI’s target audience of young couples representing diverse Jewish backgrounds and affiliations
  • You have a passion for and/or background in community organizing, community building, and creating unique and meaningful experiences for diverse groups of people
  • You are flexible, nimble and adaptable as it relates to your work
  • You have knowledge of Jewish culture, heritage, and practice, and are adept at including folks from all different backgrounds and life experiences
  • You are energetic and social 
  • You have strong communication skills, both verbally and written 
  • You are a skilled project manager with attention to detail who can manage and juggle multiple projects
  • You are familiar and comfortable with your local Jewish and secular community landscape

Key Responsibilities

  • Serve, engage, and support couples through the entire HMI applicant, participant, and alumni experience from the moment they choose to apply to the following months/years after they return home from Israel
  • In times when HMI is not running trips to Israel due to COVID-19, manage “HMI at Home” initiatives, including a broad range of virtual and in-person educational and social initiatives
  • Identify, build, and maintain partnerships and relationships with local community resources, institutions, and funding organizations that will provide wrap-around support and programming to HMI couples throughout their HMI experience
  • In partnership with leadership and education team, identify local rabbis/educators who will engage and support HMI couples in various ways, including serving as trip staff 
  • Serve as a local trip leader, in partnership with a local Jewish educator/rabbi and Israel-based tour educator, on the HMI trips departing from your community
  • Market and recruit couples to apply for the HMI experience in your community
  • Represent HMI at relevant conferences and meetings 
  • In partnership with the grants management team, provide support in fundraising and development efforts as it relates to your community and build relationships with key funders.
  • Communicate effectively and continually with and to past HMI participants, specifically as it relates to ongoing support for their Jewish and family journeys, opportunities for involvement and community building
  • Serve as support staff for other HMI communities as it relates to the applicant interview process in those cities 
  • Empower and support HMI couples in building and activating their own alumni community at home by providing and connecting them to exciting leadership opportunities within and outside of the HMI experience
  • Oversee all aspects of recruitment, selection, and registration for your community’s trips

Skills and Experience

  • 5-6 years of relevant professional experience
  • Experience with community organizing, program planning, and leadership development
  • Highly organized, detailed-oriented, and efficient with time management 
  • Passionate about pushing and redefining the boundaries of Jewish life
  • Knowledge of Jewish ritual and culture
  • Ability to and/or experience with working in a virtual, remote work environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Technologically savvy and a quick learner 
  • Experience with project management including project planning, managing budgets, and vendor/contract relationships
  • Ability to think creatively, innovatively, and strategically 
  • Independent, self-starter
  • Experience with group facilitation
  • Experience leading Israel trips/programs strongly preferred
  • Experience with immersive Jewish education strongly preferred
  • Experience working with young adults/young families strongly preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree required

Position Details

  • This position will report directly to the East Coast Regional Director
  • Candidates must reside in Boston metropolitan area
  • International travel to Israel required multiple times per year (2-3 times on average)
  • Domestic travel required approximately 15% of the time
  • Must be available to work some weeknight evenings and weekends, including Friday night (Shabbat) 
  • Benefits include individual medical, dental, vision, paid parental leave, disability and life insurance coverage, as well as participation in the 403(b) retirement plan with an employer matching program. Flexible office hours and work environment. HMI has an unlimited vacation policy and perks to support mental and physical health.


Salary range
: $68-75k

To apply:  Please submit a resume and cover letter to jobs@honeymoonisrael.org. Please include “Boston Director of Community Engagement” in the subject line of the email. We will review applications and screen promising candidates on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Early applications are encouraged. 

Honeymoon Israel is an equal opportunity employer committed to advancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice. We strive for our team to reflect the diverse community we serve. We encourage candidates of all cultural, racial, religious, gender, and sexual identities to apply.

Director of Community Engagement - Chicago

Honeymoon Israel (HMI) provides immersive trips to Israel for locally based cohorts of couples that have at least one Jewish partner and are early in their committed relationship, creating communities of couples who are building families with meaningful connections to Jewish life and the Jewish people. To date, HMI has run more than 100 trips from 20 cities across the country – bringing more than 2,000 couples to Israel. To read more about Honeymoon Israel and its mission and vision, please visit www.honeymoonisrael.org.

About the Position

Honeymoon Israel is seeking a full-time professional for the role of Chicago Director of Community Engagement. This individual will play a critical role for HMI as we grow our operations and impact. With a unique remote culture, our employees sit everywhere from Atlanta to San Francisco to Tel Aviv. This position is essential to our fast-moving, high-energy organization.

Directors of Community Engagement are locally-focused HMI staff that are based in cities where HMI operates across North America. In many cases, the Director of Community Engagement is the only HMI-employed staff member in a given community. Directors of Community Engagement are connectors, facilitators, conveners, and supporters in providing couples with a platform that helps them determine ways in which they want to incorporate Judaism into their lives. While the HMI experience for many couples begins with a group trip to Israel, the trip serves as a catalyst and much of the work to support participants in this journey happens when couples return home.

About You

  • You are committed to Jewish life, understanding that connection to Judaism can take many forms, and are excited about the impact that transformational experiences can have on one’s identity and future
  • You have an understanding of and appreciation for HMI’s target audience of young couples representing diverse Jewish backgrounds and affiliations
  • You have a passion for and/or background in community organizing, community building, and creating unique and meaningful experiences for diverse groups of people
  • You are flexible, nimble and adaptable as it relates to your work
  • You have knowledge of Jewish culture, heritage, and practice, and are adept at including folks from all different backgrounds and life experiences
  • You are energetic and social 
  • You have strong communication skills, both verbally and written 
  • You are a skilled project manager with attention to detail who can manage and juggle multiple projects
  • You are familiar and comfortable with your local Jewish and secular community landscape

Key Responsibilities

  • Serve, engage, and support couples through the entire HMI applicant, participant, and alumni experience from the moment they choose to apply to the following months/years after they return home from Israel
  • In times when HMI is not running trips to Israel due to COVID-19, manage “HMI at Home” initiatives, including a broad range of virtual and in-person educational and social initiatives
  • Identify, build, and maintain partnerships and relationships with local community resources, institutions, and funding organizations that will provide wrap-around support and programming to HMI couples throughout their HMI experience
  • In partnership with leadership and education team, identify local rabbis/educators who will engage and support HMI couples in various ways, including serving as trip staff 
  • Serve as a local trip leader, in partnership with a local Jewish educator/rabbi and Israel-based tour educator, on the HMI trips departing from your community
  • Market and recruit couples to apply for the HMI experience in your community
  • Represent HMI at relevant conferences and meetings 
  • In partnership with the grants management team, provide support in fundraising and development efforts as it relates to your community and build relationships with key funders.
  • Communicate effectively and continually with and to past HMI participants, specifically as it relates to ongoing support for their Jewish and family journeys, opportunities for involvement and community building
  • Serve as support staff for other HMI communities as it relates to the applicant interview process in those cities 
  • Empower and support HMI couples in building and activating their own alumni community at home by providing and connecting them to exciting leadership opportunities within and outside of the HMI experience
  • Oversee all aspects of recruitment, selection, and registration for your community’s trips

Skills and Experience

  • 5-6 years of relevant professional experience
  • Experience with community organizing, program planning, and leadership development
  • Highly organized, detailed-oriented, and efficient with time management
  • Passionate about pushing and redefining the boundaries of Jewish life
  • Knowledge of Jewish ritual and culture
  • Ability to and/or experience with working in a virtual, remove work environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Technologically savvy and a quick learner
  • Experience with project management including project planning, managing budgets, and vendor/contract relationships
  • Ability to think creatively, innovatively, and strategically
  • Independent, self-starter
  • Experience with group facilitation
  • Experience leading Israel trips/programs strongly preferred
  • Experience with immersive Jewish education strongly preferred
  • Experience working with young adults/young families strongly preferred

Position Details

  • This position will report directly to an HMI Regional Director
  • Candidates must reside in Chicago
  • International travel to Israel required multiple times per year (3-4 times on average)
  • Domestic travel required approximately 15% of the time
  • Must be available to work some weeknight evenings and weekends, including Friday night (Shabbat) 
  • Benefits include individual medical, dental, vision, paid parental leave, disability and life insurance coverage, as well as participation in the 403(b) retirement plan with an employer matching program. Flexible office hours and work environment. HMI has an unlimited vacation policy and perks to support mental and physical health.

Salary range: $68-75k

To apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter to jobs@honeymoonisrael.org. Please include “Chicago Director of Community Engagement” in the subject line of the email. We will review applications and screen promising candidates on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Early applications are encouraged.

Honeymoon Israel is an equal opportunity employer committed to advancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice. We strive for our team to reflect the diverse community we serve. We encourage candidates of all cultural, racial, religious, gender, and sexual identities to apply.

Assistant Director of Community Engagement - East Bay

Honeymoon Israel (HMI) provides immersive trips to Israel for locally based cohorts of couples that have at least one Jewish partner and are early in their committed relationship, creating communities of couples who are building families with meaningful connections to Jewish life and the Jewish people. To date, HMI has run more than 100 trips from 20 cities across the country – bringing more than 2,000 couples to Israel. To read more about Honeymoon Israel and its mission and vision, please visit www.honeymoonisrael.org.

About the Position

Honeymoon Israel is seeking a part-time professional (20 hours/week) in the San Francisco Bay Area for the role of East Bay Assistant Director of Community Engagement. This individual will play a critical role for HMI as we grow our operations and impact. With a unique remote culture, our employees sit everywhere from Atlanta to San Francisco to Tel Aviv. This position is essential to our fast-moving, high-energy organization.

Directors and Assistant Directors of Community Engagement are locally-focused HMI staff that are based in cities and geographic regions where HMI operates across North America. Assistant Directors of Community Engagement are connectors, facilitators, conveners, and supporters in providing couples with a platform that helps them determine ways in which they want to incorporate Judaism into their lives. While the HMI experience for many couples begins with a group trip to Israel, the trip serves as a catalyst and much of the work to support participants in this journey happens when couples return home.

About You

  • You are committed to Jewish life, understanding that connection to Judaism can take many forms, and are excited about the impact that transformational experiences can have on one’s identity and future
  • You have an understanding of and appreciation for HMI’s target audience of young couples representing diverse Jewish backgrounds and affiliations
  • You have a passion for and/or background in community organizing, community building, and creating unique and meaningful experiences for diverse groups of people
  • You are flexible, nimble and adaptable as it relates to your work
  • You have knowledge of Jewish culture, heritage, and practice, and are adept at including folks from all different backgrounds and life experiences
  • You are energetic and social
  • You have strong communication skills, both verbally and written
  • You are a skilled project manager with attention to detail who can manage and juggle multiple projects
  • You are familiar and comfortable with your local Jewish and secular community landscape

Key Responsibilities

  • Serve, engage, and support couples through the entire HMI applicant, participant, and alumni experience from the moment they choose to apply to the following months/years after they return home from Israel
  • Manage “HMI at Home” initiatives, including a broad range of virtual and in-person educational and social initiatives in the East Bay
  • Identify, build, and maintain partnerships and relationships with local community resources, institutions, and funding organizations that will provide wrap-around support and programming to HMI couples throughout their HMI experience
  • In partnership with leadership and education team, identify local rabbis/educators who will engage and support HMI couples in various ways, including serving as trip staff
  • Serve as a local trip leader, in partnership with a local Jewish educator/rabbi and Israel-based tour educator, on the HMI trips departing from your community
  • Market and recruit couples to apply for the HMI experience in your community
  • Represent HMI at relevant conferences and meetings
  • In partnership with the development team, provide support in fundraising and development efforts as it relates to your community and build relationships with key funders in the East Bay
  • Communicate effectively and continually with and to past HMI participants, specifically as it relates to ongoing support for their Jewish and family journeys, opportunities for involvement and community building
  • Serve as support staff for other HMI communities as it relates to the applicant interview process in those cities
  • Empower and support HMI couples in building and activating their own alumni community at home by providing and connecting them to exciting leadership opportunities within and outside of the HMI experience
  • Oversee all aspects of recruitment, selection, and registration for your community’s trips

Skills and Experience

  • 3-4 years of relevant professional experience
  • Experience with community organizing, program planning, and leadership development
  • Highly organized, detailed-oriented, and efficient with time management
  • Passionate about pushing and redefining the boundaries of Jewish life
  • Knowledge of Jewish ritual and culture
  • Ability to and/or experience with working in a virtual, remove work environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Technologically savvy and a quick learner
  • Experience with project management including project planning, managing budgets, and vendor/contract relationships
  • Ability to think creatively, innovatively, and strategically
  • Independent, self-starter
  • Experience with group facilitation
  • Experience leading Israel trips/programs strongly preferred
  • Experience with immersive Jewish education strongly preferred
  • Experience working with young adults/young families strongly preferred

Position Details

  • This position will report directly to the Director of Community Engagement, Bay Area 
  • Candidates must reside in the East Bay
  • International travel to Israel required each year (1 time on average)
  • Domestic travel required approximately 15% of the time
  • Must be available to work some weeknight evenings and weekends, including Friday night (Shabbat) 
  • Benefits include flexible office hours and work environment. HMI has an unlimited vacation policy and perks to support mental and physical health.

Salary range: $32-38k (part-time at 20 hours/week)

To apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter to jobs@honeymoonisrael.org. Please include “East Bay Assistant Director of Community Engagement” in the subject line of the email. We will review applications and screen promising candidates on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Early applications are encouraged.

Honeymoon Israel is an equal opportunity employer committed to advancing diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice. We strive for our team to reflect the diverse community we serve. We encourage candidates of all cultural, racial, religious, gender, and sexual identities to apply.