Jonah Allon

government relations

Jonah Allon: associate, government relationsJonah comes to Kasirer with experience in writing and communications roles and a well-honed reserve of knowledge about how to effectively shape an organization’s message to private partners and public officials alike.

Most recently, he worked as an Executive Assistant at Wolfensohn and Co., a socially and environmentally conscious private equity fund that invests in emerging markets and low-carbon energy alternatives. In his role as Executive Assistant, Jonah was responsible for drafting schedules, organizing incoming mail, and drafting correspondence for the firm’s executive, Mr. James D. Wolfensohn, formerly the President of the World Bank.

Prior to joining Wolfensohn and Co., Jonah was an Editorial Intern at Scholastic Inc, where he worked on Junior Scholastic, a current-events publication geared towards a middle-school audience. He drafted news briefs on a variety of topics, ranging from smartphone usage in South Korea to declining baseball viewership. He also participated in editorial brainstorming sessions with the editors, helping to refine article pitches and figure out story angles. In addition, Jonah took the lead on composing the World Affairs Skills Manual 2016, a vital educational resource for teachers to use in the classroom.

Before working at Scholastic, Jonah interned for the External Affairs Department at the New York League of Conservation Voters. There, he spearheaded an informational advocacy campaign for the New York Mercury Thermostat Collection Act, which was signed by Governor Cuomo in 2013.

He graduated from Tufts University with a B.A. in English and a minor in Political Science.