Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee

Alumni Relations Coordinator

The organization 

CJPAC is a national, independent, multi-partisan organization. Our mandate is to engage Jewish and pro-Israel Canadians in the democratic process and to foster active political participation.  

Why work at CJPAC? 

CJPAC aims to be the best place to work for dedicated, hard-working people who want to see Canada’s Jewish and pro-Israel communities thrive, grow, and contribute to democracy.  

Every day, we work to protect and strengthen Canadian democracy through political engagement. It’s a mission that’s more important than ever. 

Working here isn’t always easy, but it’s full of meaning. We aim to provide a supportive environment with constant opportunities to develop your skills, advance your careers, and find new ways to reach our objectives. 


Flexible, with a preference for Ottawa or Montreal. CJPAC maintains a hybrid work environment, with some team members working virtually. 

Candidate Profile: 

CJPAC is seeking a new team member with a growth mindset and great networking skills who takes full ownership of their projects. The ideal candidate will have an interest in, and at least a basic knowledge of, politics, at least 1-2 years of work experience, and strong people skills. A willingness to travel and flexibility around work hours are essential. 

Alumni of CJPAC’s programs are a vital part of the CJPAC community and mission. 

The Coordinator will be responsible for development, coordination, and implementation of programs and projects that strategically engage Alumni. The Alumni Relations Coordinator will initially report to the Managing Director, working closely with CJPAC’s Outreach, Political, and Development Teams. 

Skills & Abilities: 

  • Experience in building, implementing, and evaluating engagement programs and events 
  • Ability to organize and complete multiple tasks simultaneously to meet deadlines 
  • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills 
  • Flexibility and initiative 
  • Experience building and working with budgets 
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively
  • Desire to grow within the organization 
  • Knowledge of Salesforce a plus 
  • Previous experience working in an alumni relations role is an asset 

Vacation: Three weeks per year 


The Alumni Relations Coordinator will initially take ownership of the Fellowship Alumni Network, expanding the role to build relationships with Alumni from CJPAC’s other programs and opportunities. 

Fellowship Alumni Network: 

  • Engage CJPAC’s 500+ and growing Alumni through 1-1s interactions, events, and mentorship opportunities
  • Prepare and coordinate the Alumni newsletter 
  • Support the Fellowship Alumni Committee and ensure proper governance 
  • Attend monthly Alumni Committee meetings, plan agenda, and take notes. Follow through with action items from meetings
  • Plan ongoing touchpoints and learning opportunities for alumni 
  • Plan the annual Alumni Committee retreat  
  • Develop and execute new and innovative ways to improve Alumni engagement 
  • Ensure that Alumni data is up to date
  • Keep up to date with Alumni on social media, including monitoring posts and actions 

Other Responsibilities: 

  • Develop a new Alumni engagement platform to maintain Alumni interest and support 
  • Plan ongoing touchpoints and learning opportunities for Alumni 
  • Collect and interpret Alumni data to serve the CJPAC mission 
  • Support the Political Engagement team to maximize Alumni engagement in political campaigns, expanding CJPAC’s impact in key races across Canada
  • Work closely with the Outreach and Programming teams to develop and implement long-term engagement plans for program and Alumni Committee support
  • Work with the Development Team to coordinate and implement fundraising initiatives
  • Serve as an essential conduit between Alumni, CJPAC staff, and other stakeholders
  • Support the whole team as needed to plan and execute major events
  • Other duties as assigned

Research shows that women and people of colour do not apply for positions unless they meet all the listed requirements. If you are excited about working with CJPAC and believe you can do this job, we want to hear from you. 

Compensation will be competitive and commensurate with experience. Applications should be sent to by Friday, April 30, 2024, and should include a cover letter and resume.  

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted.