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.

Under the direct supervision of the executive director, the director of international relations is responsible for overseeing the international advocacy and fundraising work of 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 resource development staff; and overseeing 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.

Possess high-level to fluent Hebrew, especially reading and comprehension.

Possess excellent communication, management, and leadership skills.

Qualifications and experience:

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

Minimum four years relevant work experience.

Experience with fundraising a strong advantage.

Applicants must have legal authorization to work in Israel.

Position details:

Full-time, based in Tel Aviv.

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.