Gisha seeks a Director of International Relations (full-time)

Start date: Immediate

Gisha seeks a highly qualified applicant for the position of director of international relations.

Gisha is an Israeli human rights organization which promotes the right to freedom of movement, especially for residents of the Gaza Strip.

Under the direct supervision of the executive director, the director of international relations is responsible for overseeing international advocacy and fundraising initiatives promoted by the organization.

Responsibilities include: Engaging in advocacy before foreign decision-makers and diplomats; meeting with international organizations and humanitarian agencies to provide information about access policy; managing Gisha’s development staff, and; oversight of fundraising (communications with donors, proposal writing, monitoring, evaluation and reporting).

The applicant should:

  • Be deeply committed to human rights
  • Identify with the goals of Gisha’s work
  • Speak English as a native language and possess excellent English-language writing and editing skills (others need not apply)
  • Possess high-level to fluent Hebrew, especially reading and comprehension
  • Possess excellent communications, management, and leadership skills
  • Experience with fundraising a strong advantage


Academic degree, ideally in human rights, political science, international relations, law, or other related field

 Applicants must have legal authorization to work in Israel.


Minimum four years relevant work experience

Location of the position: Tel Aviv

Position: Full-time position, competitive salary and benefits package, some travel abroad and weekend/evening commitments required.

If interested, please send a CV and cover letter in English to with the words, “director of international relations” in the subject line. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.
You will receive an automated confirmation of receipt of your application. We regret that we will only be able to contact short-listed candidates.