Gisha is looking for a development assistant to work with our development coordinator in the international department. The position is four days a week in our offices in Tel Aviv.

We are looking to appoint someone who has the ability to work across a range of areas and who approaches diverse tasks with dedication, enthusiasm and initiative. The position includes important administrative work associated with fundraising. Suitable candidates should be prepared to commit to this aspect of the job.  We are also looking for someone who has the potential to grow within the role and take on increasing responsibilities in fundraising work, communications and advocacy. 

Areas of responsibility:

• Maintaining and developing sources of funding from foundations and individuals



• Administrative work associated with fundraising (filing, maintaining donor records, etc.)
• Managing and updating Gisha’s donor database
• Writing regular communications and updates to donors
• Research to identify new funding sources and donors
• Assisting in writing grant proposals, thank you letters and reports for existing grants
• Monitoring of the organization’s activities and accomplishments for generation of updates, reports and proposals to donors 

Applicants should:

• Identify with the goals of Gisha’s work
• Speak English as a native language and possess excellent writing skills
• Be able to read and fully comprehend documents in Hebrew and function in a Hebrew speaking environment
• Have excellent attention to detail and accuracy, an ability to take initiative and to work independently

Applicants must have legal authorization to work in Israel.

How to apply:
Deadline: July 27, 2014

We will review applications as they are submitted. 

Please send a cover letter and CV, with “development assistant” in the subject line, to:

We apologize, but we cannot respond to every application. You will be contacted should we wish to consider your application.

Gisha seeks a researcher (temporary position)

Job requirements:

  • Full command of Arabic, written and oral, mother tongue level
  • Commitment to human rights
  • Organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Fluency in Hebrew required (good command of English an advantage)
  • Basic command of Office programs (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Strong research skills, including use of search engines
  • Must live in central Israel


  • Conducting research on issues related to the impact of access restrictions on residents of the Gaza Strip
  • Managing tasks in coordination with field researcher in the Gaza Strip
  • Maintaining telephone communications with officials in the occupied Palestinian territory
  • Collecting and processing data and information
  • Contacting officials for information
  • Project coordination when needed

Location: Tel Aviv
Position: Full-time
Start date: June. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

This position is temporary replacing someone on maternity leave.
Please email CV and cover letter explaining why you are interested in the position to Please indicate “Researcher” in the subject line.
Only suitable candidates will be contacted.