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Communications Manager

Maharat is hiring an innovative and hands-on Communications Manager to oversee the development and distribution of Maharat’s digital and print communications and media. The Communications Manager will support the development of Maharat’s communication strategy and be responsible for organizing and leading the implementation of the communications workflow. This role will grow Maharat’s digital presence and understand the functional and technological needs of our digital platforms, maintaining and updating the website, social media, emails, and podcasts. Reporting to the Executive Vice President, the Communications Manager will work closely with the President, Development and Operations Assistant, and other members of the administration and faculty, students, and alumnae.   



  • Manage overall messaging, strategic communications, and marketing for the organization with metrics for success across print and digital media, including website, email, social media, podcasts, videos, brochures, SWAG, and publications by faculty, alumnae, and students

  • Ensure that all initiatives, news, and activities are publicized in a timely, accurate, cohesive, uniform manner; maintain comprehensive editorial calendar/schedule to monitor and maintain balance of frequency and timing of communication

  • Manage website content and routine maintenance, ensure up-to-date and accurate information, and proactively plan content for website homepage 

  • Use Constant Contact to launch all emails and maintain up-to-date emails lists and email templates; launch and develop/edit content for email initiatives and campaigns, including the parsha blog and monthly e-newsletter

  • Manage Maharat Social Media accounts, and introduce other social media platforms where applicable; with the EVP, refine and implement social media and podcast strategy

  • Track, report and interpret data analytics on a regular basis and provide recommendations for new strategies

  • Serve as brand ambassador, supervise graphic designers and other vendors, and with the Development and Operations Assistant, create basic graphics for social media and other channels as needed

  • With the EVP, serve as a clearinghouse for all media, PR and other public requests for information

  • Troubleshoot technology issues across digital channels; keep abreast of new developments in communications channels and technology to ensure that the institutional communications stay modern and fresh



  • Bachelor’s degree and four years of related experience

  • Skilled in digital technologies, including Google Workspace, content management systems, social media platforms, and search engine optimization; experience with Wix and Constant Contact, Adobe Suite, Google Analytics, and Facebook Insights are a plus; adept at learning new technology

  • Experience using project management software and implementing workflows

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills and the talent to tailor messages to specific target audiences

  • Sound judgment, ability to think strategically and solve problems, and capable of managing multiple projects and tasks at one time

  • Strong attention to detail and deadlines

  • Familiarity with Hebrew and Jewish holidays and an understanding of the Modern Orthodox Jewish Community is a plus



  • Candidates within commuting distance of Riverdale, NY for in-person or hybrid schedules preferred, but fully remote candidates will also be considered (though occasional travel to New York will be required)

  • Requires work on occasional evenings and weekends 

  • The salary for the position ranges from $60,000-$75,000, depending on experience

  • Comprehensive benefit package including medical, dental, 403(b), and generous time off including Jewish and Federal holidays



  • Please send an email with the subject “Communications Manager” including resume, two to three writing samples, and a cover letter sharing your interest and experience to Jobs@yeshivatmaharat.org

  • Frequently cited statistics show that women and underrepresented groups apply to jobs only if they think they meet 100% of the criteria. If you meet many but not all the criteria and feel you may be a good fit for the role, we encourage you to apply

  • Yeshivat Maharat is an Equal Opportunity Employer