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Marketing and Resource Mobilization Manager

Trainee Teacher (Ancient Greek/Latin)

Marketing and Resource Mobilization Manager

Marketing Department

Full-Time (40 hrs / week)

Jerusalem

According to qualifications and experience

The Polis Institute in Jerusalem is seeking to hire a Marketing and Resource Mobilization Manager (MRM Manager) whose job requirements would include: promotion of Polis and its programs worldwide, electronic marketing of Polis Institute Press (PI Press) publications, oversight and management of the website (clear and current content and information), creation of audio and visual content, and implementation of all related aspects of social media.

The MRM Manager will also be responsible for resource mobilization of institutional and public funds and grants to finance scholarships to students and to obtain funds for research projects of the Institute, as well as assisting the Dean and the management committee in the promotion of the Institute and in targeted fundraising.

Additional requirements of the MRM Manager include effective communication in all media (newsletters, web pages, publications, etc.) and language course marketing including the courses for our partner DiaLogo. The MRM will be responsible for attending important conferences, meetings and academic events, and other managerial tasks.

Description

Marketing

In charge of marketing the Polis Institute, its MA programs, language courses, the PI Press publications and research programs. This includes direct marketing to students and university professors and indirect promotion through visual, printed or audio materials.

Our main demographic targets for the Graduate programs and the PI press publications are: US graduate students at Ivy League Universities, renowned liberal arts colleges, theological seminaries, as well as graduate students from leading universities in Europe, Canada, South America, Australia, East Asia and the rest of the World. The Polis Institute is also interested in graduate students from more technical backgrounds who desire to pursue an education in Philology (especially students coming from fields related to human cognition, artificial intelligence, second language acquisition and natural languages processing). New graduate programs are also being developed targeting language teachers and specialists of Holy places and cultural heritage in the Holy Land.

Our language courses attract a wide audience of scholars and practitioners interested in Ancient languages as well as foreigners and locals residing in Jerusalem wishing to learn Spoken Arabic and Modern Hebrew.

Resource Mobilization

The MRM Manager will be in charge of resource mobilization aimed at assisting the students and the researchers of the institute to identify sources of funding for their studies and academic projects (in the form of grants, awards or loans from public, institutional or banking organizations and funds).

Resource mobilization also involves mobilization of non-financial resources to help in the marketing and promotion of Polis, such as organizing campaigns and working with the alumni network and volunteers.

Qualifications:

Required:

  • MA or equivalent in marketing or related field
  • Native/Bilingual in English
  • At least 3 years’ experience in marketing or related position
  • Openness to work in a multi-cultural and multi-linguistic environment
  • Excellent communicator and creative thinker, with an ability to use both data and intuition to inform decisions

Preferred:

  • Knowledge of the higher education field, especially in North America
  • Degree or professional experience in a field related to the Humanities
  • Good knowledge in graphic design and web technologies

Time: Full time job.

Reporting and teamwork: the representative will report to the Secretary General of the Institute. In addition, at the Polis Institute teamwork is highly valued and the decision making is always done after extensive internal consultations. All strategic matters should be closely coordinated with the Dean and the Heads of Programs and all marketing contents should be verified by the Academic and Student Affairs Department.

Compensation: according to qualifications and experience.

Other conditions: the contract will be a one-year contract which includes a three-month trial period with the possibility of contract renewal based on results.

Application: Please send your CV and motivation letter by February 8th, 2021 to [email protected] with “MRM Manager” in subject of the email.

Trainee Teacher (Ancient Greek/Latin)

Ancient Greek/Latin Department

The Polis Institute is offering opportunities for candidates interested in being trained in teaching Ancient Greek or Latin following The Polis Method. At the end of the training period The Polis Institute can offer to the candidate the possibility to join the Polis teaching staff for the languages he/she has been trained in.

Description

Profile

Background in Humanities and/or Classics, or similar.

Interest in teaching languages.

Open to learn language teaching methodology and, especially, innovative methodologies.

Able to work in a multicultural environment.

Requisites

  • Israeli nationality or permanent residency.
  • B.A. in Classics, Humanities, or equivalent.
  • If the candidate has a B.A. in Classics, he/she will be requested to reach a M.A. level by the end of the training (it can be an M.A. in Classics from another institution or the program in Ancient Philology at Polis Institute), plus the Emphasis in Teaching Ancient Languages at Polis Institute.
  • If the candidate has a B.A. in Humanities or equivalent, he/she will be requested to take the program in Ancient Philology at Polis Institute with the Emphasis in Teaching Ancient Languages.
  • Passive knowledge of English
  • Some of the courses in the training will be in English, so the candidate is requested to provide proof of a language level high enough to understand and participate in the courses.
  • Teaching experience desired, but not required.

Offer

  • Training opportunity to learn how to teach Ancient Greek or Latin in a live and immersive way, following The Polis Method.
  • The training will be personalized according to the needs of the candidates.
  • It will involve both theoretical and practical aspects, observation of classes and leading some of the activities and lessons.
  • The duration of the training will be decided according to the candidate’s background, ranging from one to two academic years.
  • Polis will cover the training expenses. However, if a position is finally offered to the candidate after the training period and he/she declines the offer, a penalty must be paid.
  • At the end of the training period, Polis keeps the right to offer the trainee a teaching position.

Contact

If you think you qualify for this training opportunity, please send you CV and your application letter to the following email by December 1st 2020: [email protected]