Associate Regional Director

Job Locations US-WA-Seattle
Growth - Regional Operations
Regular Full-Time


POSITION TITLE: Associate Regional Director 

REPORTS TO: Regional Director

SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Assist in supervising program staff and interns, including contributing to their hiring, training and evaluation.  May directly supervise one or more support staff.


Grade/Class: Grade F, Exempt, PSA Eligible




The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) is the leading anti-hate organization in the world. Founded in 1913 in response to an escalating climate of antisemitism and bigotry, its timeless mission is to stop the defamation of the Jewish people and secure justice and fair treatment to all. Today, ADL continues to fight antisemitism and all forms of hate using innovation and partnerships to drive impact. ADL’s ultimate goal is a world in which no individual or community suffers from bias, discrimination or hate.   


ADL CEO Jonathan Greenblatt—an accomplished leader and entrepreneur in the corporate, public, and nonprofit sectors—was recruited to the organization in July 2015. He has injected new energy and brought a bold vision to the agency. Under Jonathan’s leadership, ADL is transforming itself, upgrading its capabilities and pioneering new horizons.   




Seeking a hardworking, creative, and dynamic individual to serve as Associate Regional Director for ADL Pacific Northwest's growing team. The Associate Regional Director will respond to hate-based incidents in the community, build relationships with community partners, develop and implement advocacy initiatives, lead programs to engage young professionals, and assist with communications. The Associate Regional Director will work collaboratively with the Regional Director on a variety of projects and may assist with office operations. 



  • Respond to antisemitic and hate-based incidents in the community. Coordinate with civil rights legal counsel as appropriate. Communicate with constituents and record data in Salesforce. 
  • Build relationships with diverse community partners and collaborate on joint advocacy and programmatic initiatives. 
  • Advance ADL's policy agenda in the Pacific Northwest by building relationships with elected officials at local, state and federal levels and developing advocacy efforts. 
  • Recruit and manage ADL's young professional leadership program and develop strategies for ongoing engagement. 
  • Manage ADL PNW's communications, including managing website, social media accounts, and digital campaigns. 
  • Lead ADL PNW's Advocacy and Community Engagement Committee composed of Board Members, young leaders, and community volunteers. 
  • Liaise with law enforcement agencies when hate-based incidents occur and offer ADL resources on fighting hate and extremism.
  • Represent ADL PNW at community gatherings and provide speeches and presentations. 
  • Work with Regional Director to ensure the smooth-functioning of the regional office.


  • Participate in fundraising efforts, event planning, and development support. 



  • Strong organizational skills and an ability to multitask.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Strong communications and public speaking skills. 
  • Basic computer skills with Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Outlook, Excel) and added benefit of experience with Salesforce and Zoom/Teams.

Work Experience:

  • Three to five years of progressively responsible human relations or community service experience including program and operational management experience. 
  • Education:
  • Bachelor’s degree plus additional related college courses or professional training.

Work Environment:

  • Enjoy working in a fast-paced, collaborative environment that requires drive, flexibility, and humor.  
  • Flexibility to work evenings and weekends when necessary to represent ADL and to attend community events.  Some travel within the region is required.  Occasional overnight travel is required.
  • ADL COVID-19 Protocol (updated periodically): ADL is adhering to CDC, State, local, and Federal orders regarding COVID-19. ADL requires that all employees are vaccinated with exceptions for medical and religious accommodations. ADL may require proof of vaccination. This role will start as a remote position but may transition to a hybrid environment when offices reopen.  


  • This position is a Grade  F2, which has an average salary range of $68,700 - $86,100. This salary range is reflective of a position based in Seattle, Washington. Please note that salaries are commensurate with experience, and since ADL has a location-based compensation structure, there may be a different range for candidates in other locations.  


ADL values a diverse workplace and strongly encourages women, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, people with disabilities, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply. ADL is an equal opportunity employer. Recruitment, hiring, promotions and other terms, conditions and privileges of employment shall be maintained in a manner which does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, marital status, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or military status, or in violation of any applicable Federal, state or local laws.  


ADL will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation to support the interview process, please contact Talent & Knowledge at 


ADL will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and all other applicable State, Local, and Federal laws. 


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