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Join CAM’S Growing Team Fighting Antisemitism as European Affairs Director

February 15, 2022 | Active

The Combat Antisemitism Movement is seeking a European Affairs Director to expand its network across the continent, with a focus on Western Europe.

About CAM:

The Combat Antisemitism Movement (CAM) is a global coalition engaging more than 360,000 people and 440 organizations from a diverse array of religious, political, and cultural backgrounds in the common mission of fighting the world’s oldest hatred. We act collaboratively to build a better future, free of bigotry, for Jews and all humanity.

Position: European Affairs Director

Key Functions

  • Grow CAM’s network across the European continent with a focus on Western Europe, by engaging with:
    • Jewish communities and local organizations.
    • Interfaith and religious organizations: Pan-European, national and local.
    • Athletic clubs.
    • Other cultural, advocacy, and affinity organizations.
  • Engage with European Commission leadership on the issues of antisemitism, and represent CAM at meetings and conferences.
  • Explore partnership opportunities with European Union agencies and look for funding opportunities within EU agencies and EU member states.
  • Initiate webinars, campaigns, events, petitions, and other creative collaborations with CAM’s European partner organizations.
  • Develop the CAM European Mayors network and collaborate with municipal leaders and staff to help cities protect Jewish communities and combat antisemitism.
  • Develop diplomatic and political relationships with leaders responsible for antisemitism issues, hate speech, and other forms of hatred.
  • Support the CAM Information Hub in tracking European incidents of antisemitism and suggest policy and research papers addressing European issues.
  • Help lead and initiate public relations, social and traditional media efforts of CAM and engage with European media outlets, journalists, and social media influencers.
  • Grow grassroots membership in CAM from European countries.
  • Draft diplomatic letters to high-level leaders for important initiatives.

Qualifications:

  • The position is open to graduates with a Bachelors degree or higher in the fields of international relations, politics, business, diplomacy, law, liberal arts, communications, or closely related subjects.
  • The successful applicant will have a strong commitment to human rights, international issues, and a commitment to and understanding of antisemitism.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English are required.
  • Additional language skills (particularly German, French, or Spanish) are required.
  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills, and independent and creative thinking.
  • At least 5 years of experience working in the Jewish advocacy landscape, or a related field in Europe.
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time.
  • Comfortable working in a remote setting with colleagues across continents and time zones.

Terms and conditions:

  • The candidate will be compensated as an independent contractor.
  • The contract fee will be based on experience and market rate.
  • Flexible start date.
  • CAM welcomes candidates based in the EU (passport holder) with a preference for Germany, Belgium, and France.

To apply for this position, please send a CV and cover letter to: [email protected]