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Major Gifts Officer
Moment is seeking a dynamic, experienced development professional to launch a major gifts program to broaden Moment’s base of support. This is a rare opportunity to work in a highly creative and collaborative organization with amazing people!
Moment is a leading presence in Jewish journalism today, a growing multimedia community with innovative projects and award winning content. Moment takes on the issues that define our times from an independent standpoint and curates wide ranging intellectual, cultural, literary and artistic conversations that strengthen the community and build democracy through healthy civil discourse. Cofounded by Elie Wiesel and Leonard Fein in 1975 and named for the Yiddish daily, Der Moment (1910-1939), it was re-launched in 2004 by Editor-in-Chief Nadine Epstein.
Work with our list of approximately 5,000 donors and prospects who reside in communities across the U.S. and internationally
Work closely with Moment’s Editor-in-Chief and senior staff to design and implement appropriate cultivation, solicitation and stewardship strategies.
Manage relationships and secure support from individual donors and prospects of $5,000 – $10,000 or more with a focus on securing 5-7 figure gifts
Moment’s first Director of Major Gifts will be a critical member of the senior staff and will work closely with the Editor-in-Chief and other staff to design and implement successful cultivation, solicitation and stewardship strategies for major donors and prospects. This will entail:
Meeting with approximately 15 prospects or major donors per month
Preparing 2-4 solicitation proposals per month for major gifts of $50,000 +
Securing $1 million in the first 18 months, thereafter $1–3 million per year
Minimum of 3 years of development experience
Demonstrated ability to cultivate, solicit and secure major gifts
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Knowledge of journalism and/or the magazine business
Knowledge of the Jewish community
Familiarity with Salesforce’s nonprofit version is a plus.
The position is full-time with flexible hours. Moment is located in Washington DC. While we prefer for candidates to reside in the DC or New York metro areas, we will consider the possibility of working remotely
Salary: $90,000-$150,000 a year commensurate with experience
Please send resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please no phone calls.
Advertising Sales Executive
Moment is seeking a dynamic, experienced Advertising Sales Executive to increase print and digital ads, sponsored content, and sponsorships across all of Moment’s multimedia platforms including newsletters, website, programming and events. This is a rare opportunity to work in a highly creative and collaborative organization with amazing people!
Moment is a leading presence in Jewish journalism today, a growing multimedia community with innovative projects and award winning content. Moment takes on the issues that define our times from an independent standpoint and curates wide ranging intellectual, cultural, literary, music and artistic conversations that strengthen the community and build democracy through healthy civil discourse. Cofounded by Elie Wiesel and Leonard Fein in 1975 and named for the Yiddish daily, Der Moment (1910-1939), it has a prestigious lineage. Today’s Moment, led by editor in chief and CEO Nadine Epstein, is an exciting and creative place to work.
Identify clients’ needs, research competitors’ advertising services, products, and prices, and respond to potential clients’ inquiries.
Set up meetings with potential clients to present advertising proposals and address their concerns.
Prepare media kits and promotional plans.
Attend sales meetings, trade shows, and training workshops as required.
Persuade clients to purchase company advertising products and services by communicating the benefits of various types of advertising.
Provide recommendations on suitable formats, advertising mediums, and font sizes.
Prepare sample advertisements for clients.
Sell and develop a range of sponsored content and sponsorship of events.
Bachelor’s or associate degree in advertising, marketing, communications, or related field preferred.
Proven experience working as an advertising sales representative.
Proficient in all Microsoft Office applications such as Excel.
Sound knowledge of marketing principles and techniques.
Excellent organizational and analytical skills.
Strong negotiation and consultative sales skills.
Effective communication skills.
Exceptional customer service skills
Knowledge of the Jewish community is a plus
Familiarity with SalesForce’s nonprofit version is also a plus.
The position is part time with flexible hours. Moment’s office is in Washington DC. While we prefer for candidates to reside in the DC area, we will consider the possibility of working remotely.
Moment is a very special place to work full of meaningful work and creative collaboration. It is a place to learn and grow at any age.
Salary: Salary plus commission based on experience.
Please send resumes to email@example.com
Please no phone calls.
Have a strong interest in Jewish politics, culture and religion? Love writing and editing? Want to learn the ins and outs of magazine production? Moment Magazine offers interns the opportunity to become a valuable part of our magazine. Interns work with various departments within the magazine, and are involved in many aspects of production, from fact-checking and researching articles to pitching stories. Administrative duties are also part of the internship; all interns may also provide assistance to all departments.
Editorial interns provide support to Moment’s editorial staff. Duties may include:
– Research for potential stories
– Providing support for editorial projects
– Web production and social media
– Copyediting, fact-checking and proofreading stories for the magazine
– Pitching and writing pieces for Moment’s website
To apply: Send a cover letter, resume and clips to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Social Media Internship
The social media intern is responsible for assisting in a range of editorial and marketing initiatives. Their duties include writing social media copy, tracking analytics for social media campaigns, and creating social media posting schedules.
The social media intern will support the social media manager in developing and implementing promotional campaigns to boost website visits and increase engagement. Duties may include:
– Assist with the design and execution of social media campaigns
– Create weekly and monthly editorial calendars to promote editorial content on various social media platforms
– Create and distribute content such as infographics, videos and link previews on social media
– Track social media engagement to identify high-performing ideas and campaigns for scalability
– Support marketing and events team at live and online events
All internships are offered in the spring (January through May), summer (June through August) and fall (September through December). Fall and spring interns work 16-24 hours/week (two or three full days) and may receive college credit (the internship is unpaid). Summer interns are expected to work 40 hours per week. Moment does not provide housing or travel assistance. Moment‘s office is in Washington, DC, though remote interns will also be considered.
Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter and two journalistic writing samples or clips. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Please send all materials to email@example.com, attention Ellen Wexler.
Moment Magazine is seeking individuals eager to be part of a friendly, professional team that can help with a wide range of administrative and business-oriented tasks. Tasks include but are not limited to: 1) answering phones and taking messages; 2) filing correspondence in notebooks and file cabinets; 3) helping with occasional mailings; 4) helping with events. Computer literacy is a plus, especially with Word, Excel and any other programs including Filemaker.
Stimulating and friendly-office environment with many visitors and projects. Position has limited off-street parking and straight ride-on to major Metro buses. Tenleytown-AU metro stop is a 15 minute walk.
Expressions of interest should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.