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Director of Marketing
Marilyn and Marvin Simon Family Jewish Community Center
5000 Corporate Woods Dr.
Virginia Beach, VA 23462

Principal Responsibilities:

POSITION TITLE: Director of Marketing

COMPANY NAME: United Jewish Federation of Tidewater (UJFT)

REPORTS TO: Executive Vice President/CEO

CLASSIFICATION: Full Time, exempt, and supervisory

The Director of Marketing is responsible for crafting and executing a marketing and communications strategy that supports the mission and programs of the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater (UJFT)/Simon Family JCC (JCC) across all external and internal media. The Director is responsible for creative and effective public relations, media, and collateral materials for all UJFT/JCC divisions and programs, as well as contracted affiliate organizations.

About the United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

The United Jewish Federation of Tidewater (UJFT) located in Virginia Beach, Virginia provides critical funding to Jewish agencies, institutions, and programs locally and around the world through our Annual Campaign. With the support of donors and volunteers, the Federation builds and fosters a vibrant and engaging Jewish community. Through its beneficiary agencies, the Federation provides support for Jews in need wherever that need may be, Jewish education for children, teens, and adults, care for Jewish elderly and those with special needs, and support for Israel.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

Increase community awareness of UJFT/JCC through public relations, social media, advertising, and message management.

Develops annual external communications plans for traditional and social media that aligned with business objectives; measures, improves and reports on supporting activities.

Maintains strong, effective relationships with media and other influencers to ensure UJFT/JCC presence.

Maximizes the role of social media and content marketing for brand and program growth; develop, facilitate and activate social media strategy across the organization and across multiple platforms.

Support the event and program specific marketing efforts of UJFT/JCC programs.

Manages the production of marketing tools and venues available to the staff including, but not limited to, e-newsletters, websites and electronic advertising.

Leads communication around major events.

Develops marketing and brand standards and guidelines to assure consistency.

Provide ongoing education to staff regarding marketing tools.

Works closely and collaboratively with campaign and development team to achieve, support and sustain increased success in donor relations.

Works with Jewish communal organizations to develop cooperative marketing relationships.

Provides supervision and leadership of marketing department staff and any contractors.

Proactively assigns and supports workflow, deadlines, assignments, and goals.

Manages department budgets; proactively assists program staff with understanding the ROI of various types of marketing support.

Oversees and as needed provides copyrighting, editing, and proofreading services.

Minimum Qualifications:


The duties outlined in this job description are to be representative, but not all-inclusive, assigned to this job. These duties may be amended at the discretion of the Executive Vice President/CEO.

To Apply For This Position

Submit cover letter, resume and salary requirements to

Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue until the position is filled.



75,000 - 85,000

Agency Information:

About Us

The Simon Family JCC is dedicated to encouraging tolerance and inclusivity in the community by providing facilities and programs that are open to all. The standards for excellence and inclusivity for its social, recreational, health and educational programs remain rooted in its Jewish values and which remain a guide for all future actions. It stands as a common meeting ground promoting enrichment and unity for the Jewish and general community.

Our History

The Simon Family JCC started life as the Tidewater Jewish Community Center in 1952. It was located on Spotswood Avenue in Norfolk from 1952 - 1966. It then moved to Newport Avenue in Norfolk, where it remained until 2004. In 2004, the current campus in Virginia Beach opened its doors. Throughout its history, the JCC has been a center for the entire community, providing a family-friendly environment where we can all stay healthy, body and mind. We have always been and continue to be an organization guided by our Jewish values and welcoming to all members of the community, regardless of age, faith or background.

Our Specialties

From the moment you enter our soaring limestone entry, you'll know the Simon Family JCC is more than just a great gym. Members at the JCC have access to:

Comprehensive fitness center

Cybex strength training equipment and free weights

50+ free group fitness classes per week, including Spinning, Zumba, and more

Group and private Pilates sessions

Complimentary lockers, towel service, and amenities

3 heated indoor pools

Steam rooms & saunas for men & women

Indoor gymnasium with basketball courts

Outdoor water park

Outdoor tennis courts and tennis lessons

Free babysitting while you work out

Kid Fit children's exercise and nutrition classes

Swimming lessons for kids

Five-day-a-week infant and toddler daycare

Enriching before- and after-school care

Summer day camps for toddlers through teens

Cultural & educational programs for children, teens & adults