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