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Artistic Director, JxJ
Edlavitch JCC of Washington, DC
1529 Sixteenth Street NW
Washington, DC 20036

Principal Responsibilities:

The EDCJCC seeks an experienced and motivated Artistic director to set the artistic vision, programming strategy, and direction for the annual JxJ: Washington Jewish Film and Music Festival and robust slate of year-round film and music programming. JxJ is one of the nations leading presenters of contemporary Jewish and Israeli film and music, annually hosting programs for 30,000 patrons in 2019. After pivoting to mostly virtual programming in 2020-2021, JxJ returned to in-person programming for a scaled-down 2022 Festival, with the aim of returning to pre-pandemic volume by 2023-2024.

The ideal candidate will bring substantial knowledge and passion for films, music, and the artists and industry that support their output. Prior successful experience working with film distributors, sales agents, producers, musicians, talent agents, and PR companies is essential.

The Artistic Director reports to the Chief Executive Officer and supervises staff, including, temporary staff for the Festival.

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to


We offer a competitive benefits package:

Please send a cover letter and resume indicating qualifications for and interest in this position to Isabelle Badoux, HR Director.

Minimum Qualifications:



$65,000 - $75,000

Agency Information:

The goals of the Edlavitch DCJCC are to preserve and strengthen Jewish identity, heritage, tradition and values through a wide variety of social, cultural, recreational, and educational programs and services. The Center accomplishes these goals in ways that reflect the unique location and role of the Center in the nation's Capital and the many contributions of the American Jewish community in the United States.

While the Center is designed primarily to fulfill the needs of the Jewish community and to preserve and enhance the culture, traditions, ethics, and philosophy of Judaism, membership and participation in activities of the Center are open to all residents of the metropolitan area. The Edlavitch DCJCC is a member of the Jewish Community Center Association, a beneficiary agency of the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington, and a designated agency of the United Way.

The Edlavitch DCJCC does not support or oppose candidates for elected public office. Opinions expressed at all programs of the Washington DCJCC belong solely to those expressing them. The Edlavitch DCJCC partners with many organizations and groups to present programs, but does not endorse the political views or policy positions of any program partner. The Edlavitch DCJCC is committed to presenting a wide selection of programs that present multiple viewpoints and encourage you to visit our calendar for information on dialogues and public affairs programming.