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:

Assistant Director of Community Engagement, Chicago

Honeymoon Israel (HMI) provides immersive trips toIsrael 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.

Honeymoon Israel is seeking a full-time professional for the role of Assistant Director of CommunityEngagement, Chicago to play a critical role for HMI as it grows its operations and impact. Chicago is poised to become HMI’s first community that has four trips per year. With a unique remote culture, whose employees sit everywhere from Atlanta to San Francisco to Tel Aviv, this role is a critical position in a fast-moving, high-energy organization. This position is based in Chicago, IL.

Assistant Directors of Community Engagement are locally-focused HMI staff and are based in cities where HMI operates across North America. The Assistant Director of Community Engagement will report to the Director of Community Engagement in their particular community. Local HMI staff 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 only 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 reimagining 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 forHMI’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 people from all different backgrounds and life experiences
  • You are energetic and a relationship-builder at your core
  • You have strong verbal and written communication skills
  • You are a skilled project manager with attention to detail who can manage and juggle multiple projects
  • You have a grasp of your community’s resources, including but not limited to the Jewish organizational landscape

Key Responsibilities

  • Support Chicago couples through the entire HMI applicant and participant experience from the moment they choose to apply to the following months/years after they return home from Israel
  • Work closely with the Chicago Director of Community Engagement on recruitment, outreach and marketing for Honeymoon Israel application/interview cycles in the Chicago area
  • Maintain partnerships and relationships with local community resources, institutions and funding organizations that will provide wrap around resources and programming to HMI couples throughout their HMI experience
  • Serve as a local trip leader, in partnership with a local Jewish educator/rabbi and Israel-based tour educator, on select HMI trips departing from the Chicago community
  • 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
  • Support the application interview process in other HMI communities throughout the year

Skills and Experience

  • 3-4 years of relevant professional experience
  • Highly organized, detailed oriented and efficient with time management
  • Passionate about pushing and redefining the boundaries of Jewish life in Chicago and beyond
  • 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
  • Ability to think creatively, innovatively and strategically
  • Independent, self-starter
  • Experience leading Israel trips/programs, preferred
  • Experience with group facilitation and program planning/management, preferred
  • Knowledge of Jewish ritual and culture, preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree required

Position Details

  • This position will report directly to the HMI Chicago Director of Community Engagement
  • Candidates must reside in the Chicago area
  • International travel to Israel required at least once per year
  • Domestic travel required approximately 15% of time
  • Must be available to work some weeknight evenings and weekends
  • 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.

The starting salary range for this position is $53,000-$58,000 per year. Salary is commensurate with experience.

To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to jobs@honeymoonisrael.org.

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, Washington DC

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.

Honeymoon Israel is seeking a full-time professional for the role of Director of Community Engagement, DC to play a critical role for HMI as it grows its operations and impact. With a unique remote culture, whose employees sit everywhere from Atlanta to San Francisco to Tel Aviv, this role is a critical position in a fast-moving, high-energy organization. This position is based in the DC metropolitan area.

Directors of Community Engagement are locally-focused HMI staff and are based in cities where HMI operates across North America. In many cases, the Director of Community Engagement is the only HMI-employed staff 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 only 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 reimagining 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 people from all different backgrounds and life experiences
  • You are energetic and a relationship-builder at your core
  • You have strong verbal and written communication skills
  • You are a skilled project manager with attention to detail who can manage and juggle multiple projects
  • You have a grasp of your community’s resources, including but not limited to the Jewish organizational landscape

Key Responsibilities

  • Implement HMI’s national programmatic strategy in your local community by serving, engaging and supporting couples through the entire HMI applicant and participant experience from the moment they choose to apply to the following months/years after they return home from Israel
  • Identify, build and maintain partnerships and relationships with local community rabbis/educators, resources, institutions and funding organizations that will provide wrap around support and programming to HMI couples throughout their HMI experience
  • 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
  • In partnership with the operations and marketing teams, oversee all aspects of recruitment, selection and registration for the HMI experience in your community
  • In partnership with the grants management team, provide support in fundraising and development efforts as it relates to your community
  • 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
  • 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
  • Represent HMI at relevant conferences and meetings, as well as support the application interview process in other HMI communities throughout the year

Skills and Experience

  • 5-6 years of experience with community organizing, group facilitation, program planning, event planning and/or leadership development
  • Highly organized, detailed oriented and tech savvy
  • Strong relationship builder with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Passionate about pushing and redefining the boundaries of Jewish life, and general knowledge of Jewish ritual and culture
  • Knowledge of and experience with group travel to Israel
  • Desire to and/or experience with working in a virtual, remove work environment
  • Ability to think creatively, innovatively and strategically
  • Ability to be flexible and incorporate a sense of humor into work life
  • Independent, self-starter
  • Experience with project management including project planning, creating/managing budgets and vendor/contract relationships, strongly preferred
  • Experience leading group trips/travel programs, strongly preferred
  • Bachelor degree is required

Position Details

  • This position will report directly to an HMI Regional Director, and will work on a national team of other city directors based in HMI communities around the country
  • Candidates must reside in the DC metropolitan area
  • At this point in time, international travel to Israel required 3 times per year
  • Domestic travel required approximately 15%-20% of time
  • Must be available to work some weeknight evenings and weekends
  • 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.

The starting salary range for this position is $65,000-$70,000 per year. Salary is commensurate with experience.

To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to jobs@honeymoonisrael.org.

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 Jewish Educational Talent

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 is seeking a full-time professional for the role of Director of Jewish Educational Talent. This is a critical role in the organization as it embarks on its next phase of growth and impact on the global Jewish community. Honeymoon Israel aims to build communities of couples and families who create deep and meaningful connections to Jewish life and the Jewish people.

You will design and oversee systems equipping educators to implement HMI’s educational strategy including pre-trip, Israel experience, and post-trip. You will manage a variety of complex projects involving various stakeholders including Rabbis, educators, partner organizations, and others. You will work in close partnership with HMI’s Rabbi in Residence. The Rabbi in Residence will oversee content, while you set up and oversee systems to implement this content.

Responsibilities

  • Each Honeymoon Israel trip is joined by a rabbi from the local community. You will establish and implement systems to ensure a robust pipeline of trip rabbi candidates, as well as oversee the interview process for all trip rabbis
  • Establish and oversee a system to ensure all rabbis who are new to HMI are matched with veteran mentors
  • Put in place mechanics of rabbi training (scheduling, booking speakers, lodging, logistics)
  • Follow up with rabbis post-trip to support them in doing follow-up work, including managing the reimbursements process
  • Support Rabbis in Residence and contract rabbis/educators and organizational partners in creating curricular elements
  • Organize local and national trainings and convenings as needed, including convening thought leaders to inform HMI’s educational direction
  • Manage project reporting and budget tracking
  • Document and share best practices in the field on an ongoing basis
Who you are
  • Process-oriented strategic thinker
  • Results driven: someone who thrives on getting things done and excels at follow through
  • Have a “Jewish peoplehood” orientation with an emphasis on being inclusive of interfaith couples
  • Open to pushing and redefining the boundaries of Jewish life
  • High emotional intelligence
  • Flexible
  • Active listener
  • Highly collaborative
How you work
  • Skilled in work planning and project management
  • Highly attentive to detail
  • Comfortable balancing multiple priorities
  • Exceptional communication skills, including excellent writing skills
  • Comfortable synthesizing large amounts of ideas and data into presentations and written reports
  • A self-starter who is comfortable working remotely
What you have done
  • Significant project management experience including leading large-scale projects that involve various types of stakeholders from inception to conclusion
  • 5-7 years of experience with demonstrated excellence in overseeing complex processes and systems
  • Experience leading collaboration across diverse stakeholders
  • Experience in Jewish non-profit organizations a plus
Position Details
  • This position will report directly to the Chief Strategy Officer, with dotted line responsibility to the Rabbi in Residence
  • This is a remote position. Candidates in the Chicago or Atlanta area preferred, but not required.
  • Regular travel within the U.S. Travel to Israel in the first year, and as needed thereafter.
  • 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 hours and work environment. HMI has an unlimited vacation policy and perks to support mental and physical health.

The salary range for this position is $75,000-$90,000 per year.

To apply, please email your resume and cover letter including salary needs to jobs@honeymoonisrael.org. Please include the job title 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.

Information Systems Manager/Salesforce Admin

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.

Our team is looking for a self-motivated and creative Information Systems Manager/Salesforce Administrator. The ideal candidate is driven by the opportunity to develop, design, and implement innovative solutions using new and existing platforms while managing the current technology infrastructure, and collaborating with a face-paced team. This individual will report directly to the CEO and should be someone who can lead organizational change by streamlining and enhancing HMI’s technology infrastructure.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage, customize, and maintain Salesforce to meet various department requirements and ever-evolving objectives.
  • Engineer and implement solutions to serve needs during application and participation trip phases as well as various alumni and community programs.
  • Collaborate with top-level management and key stakeholders to identify and refine operational needs to be met within practical bounds.
  • Drive complex projects from the idea stage through planning, execution, and deployment.
  • Provide assistance and training to employees for both Salesforce and other IT tools.
  • Ensure optimal performance of Salesforce systems and products. Upgrade and configure Salesforce systems for optimized integration and improved automation.
  • Collaborate with various departments to support specific organizational needs (e.g., participant applications, fundraising campaigns, program surveys, etc).
  • Assist with the management of roles, profiles, permission sets, sharing rules, workflows, and groups for Salesforce and other applications.
  • Generate reports and dashboards for organization-wide use and fulfills requests to build custom reports and dashboards.
  • Evaluate and install new Salesforce releases and provides relevant training and support.
  • Develop, document, and implement training for users and maintains current materials.
  • Perform other relevant duties as assigned.
  • Work closely with marketing department to execute email strategy.
  • Train staff team to pull queries and access information.
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 2-4 years of relevant experience in Database Administration; prior nonprofit experience preferred
  • Salesforce Administrator Certifications, preferred but not required
  • FormAssembly experience, preferred but not required
  • Ability to provide Salesforce training to non-technical staff
  • Multi-tasking maniac; manage multiple projects involving multiple departments
  • Problem solving, analytical, and reporting skills
  • Preferred locations include Phoenix and Atlanta but open to remote locations
  • Salary range $65,000-$80,000 depending on experience

To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to jobs@honeymoonisrael.org.

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.