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Maccabi Games Communications Manager
Marcus JCC of Atlanta
5342 Tilly Mill Rd
Dunwoody, GA 30338

Principal Responsibilities:

The JCC Maccabi Games are an Olympic-style sporting competition held each summer in North America and are the second largest organized sports program for Jewish teenagers in the world.Since their inception in 1982, the Games have grown from a small pilot project in one host community to an annual event that welcomes thousands of competitors and fans to multiple sites nationwide.Today, more than 6,000 teens, ranging from 12-16 years of age, participate in the JCC Maccabi Games each summer, providing teens with a defining Jewish experience that they will remember for the rest of their lives.

During the JCC Maccabi Games, which span five days, athletes compete in a wide variety of sports such as baseball, basketball, soccer, flag football, track and field, volleyball, golf, table tennis, and swimming. The sports competitions are held in various sporting venues throughout the city.Each year, the Games are kicked off with Olympic-style Opening Ceremonies at a favorite hometown arena.One of the highlights of the week is JCC Cares, a day of community service where all teens come together to give back to their host city in a meaningful way.The intensive, hands-on, and meaningful experiences offered through the Games provide teens  many, for the first time  the opportunity to feel part of the greater Jewish people.

Job Summary: We are looking for a talented and creative professional to join the 2019 Maccabi Games team. The Communications Manager will be promoted through the full range of communications vehicles appropriate for its various audiences The Communications Manager will have the opportunity to employ traditional print and media broadcast vehicles, build websites and web interfaces, and manage relationships through social media.

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Experience and education required:

The JCC Maccabi Communications Manager must be prepared to do whatever is necessary to help the Director and their staff, run a smooth and organized set of Games. Within the last several months of the program and during the program week itself, this will require considerable time above and beyond the normal 40-hour work week.The Communications Manager must be able to work with a wide variety of volunteers and staff; and to remain calm while working under pressure.

Agency Information:

Impacting more than 55,000 people annually, the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta is welcoming to people of all faiths, ages, and backgrounds. One hundred years ago, Jews with vastly fewer resources than today built a Jewish Community Center in Atlanta. With little more than their passion for a better life, they built a safe, secure, and vibrant community center for their families and for all of the Jewish Atlanta families who followed.

The MJCCA has always given the community a place to gather and connect with friends and family through meaningful programs and much-needed services. For 100 years, the MJCCA has turned everyday minutes into Jewish moments that are remembered for a lifetime.