Current Job Openings

Staff Attorney

The Zionist Organization of America (ZOA) is looking for a smart and creative litigator who is willing to work hard to fight antisemitism, ensure Israel’s safety and security, and protect the civil rights of the Jewish people.

Responsibilities: Preparing and managing cases, including cases involving antisemitic harassment and discrimination at federally funded schools; assessing potential actions and issues to tackle, and developing strategies for effectively addressing them;  interviewing witnesses and potential complainants; researching substantive issues of federal, state and local law; preparing letters, legal complaints, briefs, and related documents; researching, analyzing and writing about public policy issues, including op-eds and letters; delivering oral presentations to a variety of audiences; interacting with government officials, school officials (including university administrators and faculty), other nonprofit organizations, activists and the public; assisting in the preparation of conferences, workshops, lectures and symposia; and generally providing trusted legal and policy support.

Qualifications:  Excellent academic credentials and a J.D. degree from an ABA-accredited law school; member of the bar (preferably New York); professionalism, integrity and a strong work ethic; excellent analytical, research, writing, and communication skills; flexible and cooperative with a roll-up-your sleeves attitude.  Litigation experience and a demonstrated interest in the ZOA’s mission and work.  Familiarity with Microsoft Office applications, including Excel, and proficiency in conducting online legal research. 

Compensation:  Competitive and commensurate with experience

Travel:  Some travel required.

Application Process:  Please send your cover letter, resume, and a short (5-7 pages) legal writing sample to Susan Tuchman at stuchman@zoa.org.


ZOA Campus Coordinator

The ZOA’s Campus Department maintains a large activism network, connecting college students of all backgrounds to Israel in greater depth. The work of the ZOA Campus department is focused on combating the growing anti-Israel climate on colleges and universities and organizing educational initiatives. ZOA Campus hosts flagship programs such as the ZOA Student Leadership Mission to Israel, the ZOA Campus Fellowship, ZOA Summer Internship, and many more, which are open to all and provide dynamic educational experiences.

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Empowering pro-Israel students, campus professionals, and experts to advance Israel advocacy and fight antisemitism.
  • Visiting campuses throughout the region to meet with student leaders, facilitate pro-Israel events, and counter anti-Israel activity. Travel is required for this position. This includes occasional travel during the weekend and in some cases to Israel.
  • Leading events on campus and in virtual spaces to educate students about Zionism and key issues facing the Jewish state. This involves creating programming and leading in-depth discussions about Israel. 
  • Coordinating grant requests and event logistics with student leaders and professional partners to connect Zionist students to the resources they want. 
  • Creating original programs and effective content which help promote Israel and Zionism including presentations, fact sheets, informational graphics, flyers, and more.
  • Spearheading social media campaigns and organizing online outreach efforts.
  • Recruiting for ZOA Campus initiatives such as the Campus Fellowship, Student Leadership Mission to Israel, the Summer Internship, the Annual Gala Dinner, and the Annual Lobbying Mission in Washington, D.C
  • Representing ZOA Campus at various conferences and meetings within the pro-Israel community.

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Extensive knowledge of the State of Israel, the Middle East, including the strategic and geopolitical complexities of the region, and wider issues facing the Jewish people
  • Experience in public speaking and a familiarity with the larger academic environment on American college campuses
  • Proactive involvement in communal Israel advocacy and campus activism
  • Prior experience with program planning, recruitment, and campus leadership 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, multi-task, and manage multiple projects at once
  • Prior work, travel, or living experience in Israel is beneficial

Salary: Competitive salary within the field

Benefits: Paid vacation, sick leave, medical insurance, retirement plans, paid Jewish and Federal holidays 

Preferred Experience: Entry Level – 3 years of experience (including informal and student experience)

Application Instructions: Please apply through this site with both a resume and cover. You may also email your resume and cover letter to campus@zoa.org