POSITION TITLE: Associate Regional
Director, ADL Los Angeles Region
REPORTS TO: Deputy Regional Director
SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Interns
LOCATION: Los Angeles, CA
Grade/Class: Grade F, Exempt,
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION
The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) is the
leading anti-hate organization in the world. Founded in
1913 in response to an escalating climate of antisemitism and
bigotry, its timeless mission is to stop the defamation of the
Jewish people and secure justice and fair treatment to all. Today,
ADL continues to fight antisemitism and all forms of hate using
innovation and partnerships to drive impact. ADL’s ultimate
goal is a world in which no individual or community suffers
from bias, discrimination or hate.
ADL CEO Jonathan Greenblatt—an accomplished leader and
entrepreneur in the corporate, public, and nonprofit sectors—was
recruited to the organization in July 2015. He has injected new
energy and brought a bold vision to the agency. Under
Jonathan’s leadership, ADL is transforming itself, upgrading its
capabilities and pioneering new horizons.
The Associate Regional Director for the ADL Los Angeles Region
assists with the planning, development, and implementation of
advocacy initiatives, program activities, and community outreach
strategies to advance ADL’s mission within the Los Angeles region
(which includes Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino and Kern
counties). This role manages the Region’s relationships and
outreach to the progressive Jewish, interfaith and multicultural
communities, and supports the day-to-day activities of ADL
programs. In addition to communal outreach and engagement, other
job responsibilities may include some, or all, of the following:
incident response and investigative research, civil rights and
legislative advocacy, leadership development, public relations,
events planning, social media outreach, and fundraising. The
Associate RD provides staff support to assigned regional
committee(s) and may assist the Regional Director and Deputy
Regional Director with office operations.
- Develop and implement community outreach including initiatives
and joint ventures with progressive Jewish, interfaith and
cross-cultural organizations active within the Los Angeles region
(e.g., African American, Hispanic and Latino groups/Muslim leaders,
Catholic scholars, and other faith leaders).
- Respond to and resolve complaints of discrimination,
antisemitic incidents, and other civil rights issues. Coordinate
with ADL’s Civil Rights Western Division Counsel as appropriate.
Ensure that required reports and comprehensive incident tracking
- Implement ADL programs and projects throughout the Region,
tailoring them to local community needs and issues. Manage
education and human relations programming. Represent ADL and give
speeches and presentations in a variety of forums to
promote public awareness of the organization’s work
- Recruit, develop, and support volunteer leadership at all
levels. Provide staff support and programming to volunteer-led
- Respond to inquiries from members of the public, demonstrating
a working knowledge of ADL’s policies and positions and relevant
local, national, and world events.
- In collaboration with the Regional Director, Deputy Regional
Director, and Western Division Communications Director, proactively
pitch news stories and features to the media. Help coordinate
interviews and media response on breaking new issues as needed.
Monitor online and print news and information portals for relevant
coverage and identify public relation opportunities through both
traditional and new media platforms.
- Draft and edit regional newsletters or similar communications,
- May schedule appointments and speaking
meetings and conference calls,
and make travel arrangements as requested.
- May provide administrative support for special events, board
retreats, and coordinate regular board meetings.
- Participate in fundraising events, cultivate potential donors,
and assist in maintaining donor relationships.
- Strong administrative, organizational, and interpersonal
- Proven ability to work with and influence a wide variety of
- Proven diplomatic and conflict resolution skills are strongly
- Strong public speaking and writing skills are
- Experience in, and familiarity with, a wide range of print and
digital media strongly preferred.
- Knowledge of issues of concern to ADL and
the Jewish community preferred.
- Strong competency with Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Outlook,
Excel, PowerPoint) required.
- Demonstrated ability to prioritize and multi-task to complete
projects on deadline.
- Three to five years of progressively responsible human
relations or community service
experience required, including
program and/or operational management
- Knowledge of legislative processes and
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work
- Additional related courses or professional training
- Flexibility to work evenings and weekends
when necessary to represent ADL and to attend community
events. Some travel within the region.
- ADL COVID-19 Protocol (updated
periodically): ADL is adhering to CDC,
State, local, and Federal orders regarding COVID-19. ADL will
require that all employees are vaccinated with exceptions for
medical and religious accommodations. ADL may require proof of
vaccination. This role will start as a remote position but may
transition to a hybrid environment when offices reopen.
This position is a Grade F2, which has a salary
midrange of $68,700 to $86,100. This salary midrange is reflective
of a position based in Los Angeles, California. Please note
that actual salaries are commensurate with experience
and reflect the budget for a given position, and since ADL
has a location-based compensation structure, there may be a
different range for candidates in other locations.
ADL values a diverse workplace and strongly encourages
women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with
disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents,
and veterans to apply. ADL is an equal opportunity employer.
Recruitment, hiring, promotions and other terms, conditions and
privileges of employment shall be maintained in a manner which does
not discriminate on the basis of age, race, creed, religion, color,
national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression,
marital status, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or
military status, or in violation of any applicable Federal, state
or local laws.
ADL will ensure that individuals with disabilities are
provided reasonable accommodations to participate in the job
application or interview process, to perform essential job
functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of
employment. For individuals with disabilities who would like to
request an accommodation to support the interview process, please
contact Talent & Knowledge at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ADL will consider for employment qualified applicants with
criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of
the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and all other applicable State,
Local, and Federal laws.