POSITION TITLE: Associate Regional
REPORTS TO: Deputy Regional Director
SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Assistant Regional
LOCATION: Washington, D.C. Region
Grade/Class: Grade F, Exempt,
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION:
ADL is the leading anti-hate organization in the world. Founded
in 1913, its timeless mission is “to stop the defamation of the
Jewish people and to secure justice and fair treatment to all.”
Today, ADL continues to fight all forms of antisemitism and bias,
using innovation and partnerships to drive impact. A global leader
in combating antisemitism, countering extremism and battling
bigotry wherever and whenever it happens, ADL works to protect
democracy and ensure a just and inclusive society for all.
Assist the Regional Director and Deputy Regional Director in
planning, developing and implementing advocacy initiatives, media
relations, program activities and services in the community to
advance ADL’s mission within the assigned region. Assist the Deputy
Regional Director in staff supervision where appropriate. Serve as
back-up to the Deputy Regional Director as needed.
- Respond to and resolve complaints of discrimination,
antisemitic incidents and other civil rights issues. Conduct
in-depth fact-finding research, initiating contacts and developing
sources as appropriate. Coordinate with Civil Rights Area Counsel
as appropriate. Ensure that required reports are maintained.
- Develop and implement community relations and outreach
including initiatives and joint ventures with elected leaders and
diverse interfaith and cross-cultural organizations active within
the region e.g. LGBTQ+, Asian American, African-American, Hispanic
and Latino groups, Muslim leaders, Catholic scholars and other
faith and community leaders.
- Recruit, develop and support lay leadership at all levels.
- Implement ADL programs and projects, tailoring them to local
community needs and issues. Conduct training sessions as needed for
attorneys, law enforcement agents, and students.
- Provide staff support and programming to lay-led committees
which may include Advocacy & Engagement, Nominating, Executive,
and others as assigned.
- Represent ADL and give speeches in a variety of forums to
promote public awareness of ADL’s mission. Respond to inquiries
from the press and from members of the public, demonstrating
authoritative knowledge of ADL’s policies and positions and
relevant local, national and world events. Read, monitor and
respond to media reports and opinion articles.
- Participate in government affairs activities, maintaining
regular contact with state, local and national officials. Advocate
for ADL issues in the state and local legislature.
- Responsible for a major area of special responsibility for the
region, such as government relations and media relations
- Oversee assigned regional program staff and the programs for
which they are responsible. Assist in the recruitment and
supervision of office administrative support staff. Select and help
supervise interns. May assist in budget preparation and general
- 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.
- Strong public speaking and writing skills.
- Ability to multi-task.
- Basic computer skills with Microsoft Office (i.e. Word,
- The ideal candidate has six to ten years of progressively
responsible government relations, human relations and/or community
service experience including program and operational management
- Bachelor’s degree plus additional related college courses or
professional training preferred.
- Masters or law degree preferred.
- Flexibility to work evenings and weekends when necessary to
represent ADL and to attend community events. Some travel within
the region is required. Occasional overnight travel is
- ADL COVID-19 Protocol (updated
periodically): ADL is adhering to public
health guidance regarding COVID-19. ADL will require that all
employees are vaccinated with exceptions for medical and religious
accommodations. ADL is requiring proof of vaccination. ADL is a
hybrid environment; this role may require 3 days in the
- This position has a salary range of $60,000 to $85,000. This
salary range is reflective of a position based in Washington, D.C.
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. For an overview of our
total rewards package, please visit https://www.adl.org/about/careers.
ADL values a diverse workplace and strongly encourages
women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with
disabilities, members of underrepresented ethnic groups,
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
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.
The information in this job description indicates the
general nature and level of work expected of employees in this
classification. It is not designed to contain, or be interpreted
as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities,
qualifications and objectives required of employees assigned to
this job, nor is it to be interpreted as a contract for