community and executive officer

The National Council of Jewish Women Australia, National Board, requires an community and executive to join in a part time capacity for 12 – 16 hours per week.


We are looking for someone to support the daily responsibilities of the President in the operation of NCJWA as a national Jewish feminist organisation. The Community and Executive Officer will provide administrative support for office administration, event, project and conference administration and planning. 

The Community and Executive Officer will work with the President and Board members to build the profile, presence and name recognition of NCJWA.

The Community and Executive Officer will report to the President of NCJWA, National Board, and work with all Board members to fulfill administrative management duties.  

Key responsibilities

Strategy development and implementation
  • Implement an effective communications strategy to raise NCJWA profile and support engagement with community stakeholders.
  • Work with the Board to implement internal strategy and process updates.
Administrative roles
  • Scheduling meetings with the Board and President,
  • Circulating information from the President and Board to relevant recipients
  • Compiling Board meeting papers and reports and distributing them to the Board in a timely manner.
  • Regular email communication with relevant databases and recipients, including distribution of Digital campaigns, educational tools, notifications, press releases and event registration/reminders.
Event/program/project administration
  • Confirm dates proposed by event managers do not clash with the NCJWA event calendar, including days of religious significance and other major non-NCJWA, events.
  • Manage pre-event communication including registration forms, material distribution, payments, calendar events and reminders.
  • Manage post-event communication including event specific review surveys.
Engagement with smaller NCJWA Sections
  • Build and maintain relationships with smaller NCJWA Sections.
  • Support the administrative needs of smaller Sections, as approved by the President of the National Board.
Stakeholder management
  • Manage communications, including newsletters, updates and report distribution to stakeholders, partners, donors and other relevant recipients as identified by the President.
  • Work with the Digital Communications Manager to design and develop pitch decks for presentation to donors, sponsors, Board members and other relevant recipients.
Key performance indicators
  • Improved external organisation relationships including membership, event attendance and engagement.
  • Improved internal organisation systems and processes and relationships.
  • Improved internal management resulting in streamlined process, efficient management and output and greater capacity.
  • Submit written reports to be distributed to Committees, Board members and event managers to help guide their future work and collaboration with digital content and platforms.
Lines of communication

Liaises internally with:

NCJWA Board Members,

NCJWA Section Presidents

NCJWA Section Members

Liaises externally with:

Other community bodies

Federal, State and Local Government instrumentalities



An outstanding Community and Executive Officer who has outstanding management skills and is driven to work with NCJWA to improve its processes, reach and engagement. We are looking for someone to actively contribute to the organisational culture in a positive manner.


  • Interested in social activism
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a small yet FAST paced organisation
  • Previous experience in event and task management, office management and administration
  • Think creatively and dream big
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Familiarity with WordPress, Mailchimp, Zoom, Zoho (or similar system)
  • Knowledge of the Australian Jewish Community and Judaism and/or feminism and women’s issues (or willingness to learn)
  • Great people skills
  • Sense of fun
  • Be proactive and able to take initiative