AIEF Israel Seminars Director

The American Israel Education Foundation is the charitable organization affiliated with the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), America’s pro-Israel lobby.

Summary: AIEF is seeking a dynamic, articulate and savvy professional with excellent communication, people and staff management skills to fill the position of Israel Seminars Director. In this senior position, the Trips Director, working with Departmental stakeholders, will oversee the development, coordination and execution of educational seminars to Israel sponsored by the American Israel Education Foundation. He/she will serve as the principal point of contact with AIEF in Jerusalem on trip objectives, focus and programmatic elements. The Director will also be responsible for developing and implementing a significant trip alumni educational program.

Detailed Duties:

Develop yearly trip goals for AIEF
Identify key constituency groups for Israel travel including policy makers, opinion leaders and other “influentials”
Determine individual trip objectives
Oversee trip recruitment process
Work directly with AIEF in Jerusalem to develop trip objectives and itineraries
Direct and oversee coordination of U.S. logistics for AIEF trips
Oversee ethics compliance process for members of Congress, congressional staff and state elected officials
Develop and implement a post-trip AIEF alumni program
Supervise staff and oversee budgets
Qualifications/Skills:

Ten or more years of experience in the U.S. public policy, legislative or political arena
Strong management skills with proven experience in supervising employees and developing and administering budgets
Passion for Israel and U.S.- Israel relationship a must
Excellent organizational skills
Middle East foreign policy background preferred
Familiarity with Israeli geography and culture
Ability to travel
Master’s degree preferred
Hebrew language skills a plus

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*AIPAC is an equal opportunity employer

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