Communication Assistant

Posted On: June 14, 2021

Media-Related Job

Media Organization: Park Avenue Synagogue

Company Description

Park Avenue Synagogue (PAS) is one of the largest Conservative congregations in North America. Located on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, the synagogue includes a staff of more than 160 talented individuals, who together with our world-class clergy team, serve a membership of over 1,700 households. Our thriving Adult Programming, Penn Family Early Childhood Center, Congregational School, Youth, and Young Family Education departments provide high quality and inclusive Jewish educational, social, and worship opportunities to our members and the community at large.

Job Description

Communications Assistant

Park Avenue Synagogue seeks an eager and enthusiastic individual for the role of Communications Assistant. Working closely with the Communications Team, the Communications Assistant supports the day-to-day operations of the Communications Department with a focus on digital content. The Communications Assistant will thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment and enjoy collaborating with the other members of the Communications Team and PAS departmental partners.

• Regularly (at least weekly) review website, including
calendar, homepage, and landing pages, to ensure all
content is up-to-date; add calendar events and update
website as needed
• Use iContact to set-up and launch ad-hoc, department,
and Shabbat emails and maintain up-to-date emails lists
and email templates
• Optimize podcasts, images and create basic graphics for
social media and other channels as needed
• Resize photos
• Prepare and organize content for weekly slides for
outdoor and lobby screens
• Track, report and interpret data analytics on a regular
• Prepare invoice payment vouchers and track department
• Support department scheduling and calendar
• With Director of Design, manage photo and clipart assets
• Perform other related duties as assigned or required;
duties and responsibilities may be added or changed

• Related experience in digital media, communications,
and/or marketing
• Fluent in Microsoft Office and content management
systems; experience with graphic design in Photoshop,
Drupal, iContact, Salesforce, Google Analytics, and Form
Assembly is a plus
• Adept at learning new technology
• Excellent oral and written communications skills and the
talent to tailor messages to specific target audiences
• Strong attention to detail and deadlines
• Capable of managing multiple projects and tasks at one
• Open and receptive to ideas and feedback
• Able to work in a dynamic environment with changing
demands and expectations, and open to new things and
to work outside of the job description
• Familiarity with Hebrew, Jewish holidays and customs,
and synagogue life is a plus
• Ability to work onsite at PAS’ office (we are currently
hybrid remote and in person, but we will be transitioning
into full in person in the fall)

To Apply

Please submit a cover letter and resume to attention to Zawnia Dehaney, Director of Human Resources.