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Job Title:                         Yesod Professional Development Manager


Yesod, through the Yesod Centre for Jewish Community Professional Development (Yesod Centre), is recruiting for the new position of a Professional Development Manager. Candidates will have extensive planning and implementation experience of professional development, and will ideally have familiarity with this side of Human Resources management. Some understanding of a European Jewish community and / or organisational context is desirable.

Location:                         Remote working, based in Europe or Israel, some travel required

Hours:                              Part-time, 20 hours per week; initial one-year contract

Salary range:                  Appropriate to location and experience

Reports to:                      Yesod Director


Job Summary 

The new role of Yesod Professional Development Manager will enable the Yesod Centre to provide deeper and more strategic follow-up with Yesod Alumni, and will expand the creation of individual professional development plans for Jewish community professionals and educators in Europe. A key part of this role will be management of the Yesod Professional Development Fund, as well as other opportunities as they are introduced.


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About Yesod Centre

The Yesod Centre offers a range of tools to support Jewish community professionals and educators in Europe to develop their professional skills and Jewish fluency (Jewish knowledge, understanding and how to apply it in their work). We seek to support Jewish community professionals and educators at different stages of their career – senior, middle, or starting out – and in different types of roles. This ranges from education to communications, fundraising, finance and events, in city or country-wide Jewish community structures, Jewish Community Centres, synagogues, Jewish welfare, cultural or educational organisations.

The Yesod Centre is committed to supporting the creation of vibrant, meaningful, Jewish life through strong communities driven by inspired, engaged, and valued individuals. Yesod’s toolkit includes the four key areas of seminars, funds, fellowships and resources.

Yesod is a collaborative framework focused on strengthening the future of Jewish life in Europe by investing in key individual Jewish community professionals, educators and activists. This includes the parallel programs of the Yesod Centre for Jewish Community Professional Development and Junction. Founding members are the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC), the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation and the Rothschild Foundation (Hanadiv) Europe.