Communications Associate


Troy, MI

Job Description

The William Davidson Foundation, a private family foundation, dedicated to advancing the economic, cultural, and civic vitality of Southeast Michigan, the State of Israel, and the Jewish community is now seeking nominations and applications for the position of Communications Associate. The William Davidson Foundation is helping to secure a bright future for the communities that have inspired our founder’s family for generations. We imbue our work with a sense of possibility and believe deeply in the importance of building meaningful relationships across difference. Together with community leaders who share our sense of optimism and obligation related to Detroit, Israel, and the Jewish people, we make transformative investments and support catalytic initiatives that will deliver lasting value for future generations. The Foundation has assets of approximately $1.5 billion and grants approximately $60 million annually.

As the Foundation continues to grow and evolve, communications and other “beyond the check” activities are playing an increasing role in the advancement of the Foundation’s mission and goals. Reporting to the Communications & Special Projects Officer, the Communications Associate is a new role and will be responsible for supporting the Foundation’s organizational communications efforts, managing distinct Foundation channels, and supporting programmatic and event communications as needed. The Communications Associate will assist the Communications & Special Projects Officer in the management and support of communications activities and events to ensure they achieve clearly articulated goals, have a standard “look and feel” consistent with the Foundation’s brand, get promoted appropriately across social and digital channels, and effectively involve the Foundation’s Board members and President & CEO when appropriate.

This is a full-time position located in Troy, Michigan, with the expectation that the incumbent will reside in Southeast Michigan.

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The William Davidson Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and proudly values diversity. Candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

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