A Brandeis University alumnus, Jacob Baime has a bachelor of arts degree in American studies and history, which he earned in 2008. While pursuing the degree, he took a leave of absence to work on the gubernatorial campaign of Massachusetts Lt. Governor Kerry Murphy Healey. On the Healey for Governor campaign, Baime coordinated all activities in Western Massachusetts and led the campaign's statewide student engagement efforts.
After graduating, he joined the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) as a national field organizer, a role he held for over a year. He subsequently became AIPAC's National Field Director and later served as AIPAC's Area Director for Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts outside of Boston.
In 2013, Baime was named Executive Director of the Israel on Campus Coalition (ICC), which works to unite and empower American pro-Israel organizations, providing strategic coordination and expertise to strengthen U.S. support for Israel.
Baime is active with Jewish National Fund (JNF), where he serves on the organization's national Faculty Fellowship Committee. He also belongs to the Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi) fraternity.