Partnerships Manager, Jewish Learning Collaborative

Moishe House | Encinitas, CA, United States

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Posted Date 9/11/2023

Who We Are:

Moishe (pronounced moy-shuh) House is what being Jewish in your 20s is all about. Launched in 2006 when four friends began hosting Shabbat dinners in their home, Moishe House provides a space for over 70,000 young adults around the world to create meaningful, welcoming Jewish communities for themselves and their peers each year. To date, there are more than 150 communities in over 40 countries, and we’re still growing!


The Jewish Learning Collaborative (JLC) enables and inspires professionals and lay leaders at Jewish organizations to access Jewish text, thought and wisdom through building a relationship in 1:1 learning sessions with relatable, diverse Jewish educators. We aim to maximize the growth and success of professional and board leadership as well as organizational potential by introducing Jewish learning as a catalyst for personal and professional growth.

The Jewish Learning Collaborative is growing quickly, and we are building a team to meet and expand demand for individualized learning that is relevant and authentic. Founded in 2021, the Jewish Learning Collaborative uses data and educational pedagogy to support learners as well as a growing marketplace of Jewish clergy and educators.

The Jewish Learning Collaborative (JLC) is searching for a Jewish Learning Collaborative Partnerships Manager to lead the JLC’s relationship with organizations who offer JLC learning to their staff and boards. The Partnerships Manager plays a pivotal role in growing the Jewish Learning Collaborative, supporting organizations to bring JLC learning to their teams, and then maintaining the JLC’s connection with each organization as learners come onboard over time. This position reports to the Executive Director.

A successful Partnerships Manager will be a connecter and problem-solver, exhibiting deep curiosity and the creativity to design new approaches to the JLC’s partnerships with learning organizations for supporting the Jewish Learning Collaborative’s pedagogy and philosophy. They will be a trusted implementer who enjoys cultivating and stewarding relationships and working in partnership with each organization to support their learning journey. Their ability to be nimble, adaptable, and maintain a positive, proactive outlook will enable them to thrive in the ambiguity of a fluid start-up environment.

All voices are needed at Moishe House (please see our identity statements for more detail). Every new member of the Moishe House team is an opportunity for us to introduce fresh perspectives, talent, and skills into our workforce and our communities. We seek employees from diverse backgrounds, faiths, and life experiences to join our team located in the United States, South America, Europe, and the former Soviet Union. Our vision, in part, is for a fair and equitable workplace, where diversity is celebrated and can truly flourish.

Who You Are and What You’ll Do: 

As the Partnerships Manager, you will be the main contact for learning organizations participating in the Jewish Learning Collaborative (JLC). You'll be responsible for recruiting and onboarding organizations, working with organizations to ensure that learners can easily opt-in to learning with the JLC, and supporting organizations to bring their JLC learning into their organizational culture. Your role will be crucial to constituent-facing operations.

In this role, you will:

  • Oversee all existing relationships with learning organizations, creating individual plans to work with them on continued learner recruitment and organizational impact on an ongoing basis.
  • Work with the Executive Director to develop recruitment strategy for new organizations and oversee implementation.
  • Plan and oversee recruitment campaigns for learners at new learning organizations and for new learners at existing learning organizations.
  • Develop materials and presentations.
  • Manage gatherings for learning organizations to connect with each other.
  • Collect and share best practices and learnings about integrating JLC into learning organizations’ cultures.
  • Participate as a full member of the JLC team, working on projects and initiatives to advance the organization’s goals.

Who you are:

  • You love to build and maintain relationships. You can connect with many different people, and you are good at staying in touch with them. You’ll use this as a base for building and maintaining relationships with learning organizations.
  • You are a storyteller and listener. You can tell the story of JLC, and support learning organizations in voicing their own stories with JLC and determining how to integrate JLC into their culture.
  • You are a recruiter. You are energetic and build your own momentum. You can excite people about new experiences.
  • You’re organized and detail-oriented. You can juggle different projects at once, and you enjoy thinking about different things in the course of a day. You are also careful, because you know the details matter and impact people’s experiences. You enjoy diving into the specifics.
  • You are a self-starter who can confidently lead program outreach, follow-up, stakeholder management, and communications for current and future partner programs.
  • You’re a builder, and you’re flexible. You are excited to work in a start-up environment, where the work is constantly evolving. You like the idea of not just implementing existing systems but of building them yourself too.
  • You’re a problem solver. You notice ways things can improve and aren’t afraid to identify and try solutions.
  • You can work independently and as part of a team. You enjoy working independently and also appreciate working closely with teammates as we grow the Jewish Learning Collaborative together.
  • You have a Bachelor’s Degree in communications, business administration, nonprofit management, or another related field. An additional 4 years of full-time relevant experience may be substituted for the degree.
  • You have a minimum of two years full-time post-undergraduate professional experience, preferably in a nonprofit development role or for-profit client service/account management role and/or the Jewish nonprofit world.
  • You have demonstrated fluency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), and other CRM systems as designated by the organization (bonus points for having a working knowledge of Airtable).
  • You embrace and effectively demonstrate the Moishe Mindset: Be the Difference, Connect & Listen, Invest Wisely, Embrace the Unknown, Own It!, Value People, and Work Well, Live Well, and Have Fun!
  • You have eligibility to work in the United States without employer sponsorship and can travel easily to countries outside of North America.

The Fine Print:


This is a full-time position, requiring weekday hours, with occasional weekend and evening hours to complete job requirements. This position reports to the Executive Director, JLC.

This position is based in one of our U.S. Hub Offices (Charlotte, NC, Chicago, IL, Encinitas, CA, Washington, D.C., or NYC). Our team works a hybrid schedule at our Hub Offices, where employees can choose to work remotely 2 days per week and collaborate in-person with coworkers the rest of the week.

Moishe House requires "full vaccination" for all staff to travel, work in offices, and participate in any Moishe House group gatherings. We use the CDC's definition of "full vaccination" as the standard, with variations based on country as needed.

How Moishe House Takes Care of You:

  • Healthcare: Health, vision, dental, and mental health benefits ($0 employee contribution option available)
  • Time off: 15 days paid time off (PTO) (used as needed for personal, vacation, and sick days) per year that increases with continued employment (additional benefits for former Hillel and BBYO employees through the Talent Alliance) PLUS office closures and up to 7 floating holidays for Jewish and US holidays
  • 401(k): up to 3% matching after one year of employment
  • Flexible Spending Account options
  • Quarterly paid day of service to give back to your community
  • Highly qualified, creative, and go-getter teammates and a dedicated supervisor
  • Company discounts on flights, hotels, sporting events, concerts amusement parks, gyms, and more through Plum Benefits
  • Hybrid structure with 3 days in-office and 2 work-from-home, with schedule options to accommodate your work and lifestyle
  • Opportunity to work in one of our Moishe House Hub Offices!

How Moishe House Pays You:

Moishe House’s starting salary ranges are based on education, experience, location, and skillset required for each role.

  • The starting salary range for this full-time exempt position is:
    • Charlotte: $54,000 - $58,000/year
    • Chicago or Encinitas: $58,000 - $62,000/year
    • D.C. or NYC: $62,000 - $66,000/year
  • Annual merit-based salary increases

How Moishe House Invests in You:

  • Schedule options to accommodate your work and lifestyle
  • $750 USD annual professional development fund
  • Jewish Learning Collaborative: one-on-one Jewish learning with an educator of your choice
  • Local professional learning opportunities
  • Opportunities for advancement through career path planning
  • Opportunities to attend Moishe House Learning Retreats and Conferences
  • Paid work travel with perks including travel allowance, fitness classes, and accommodations

Moishe House is a dynamic organization that recognizes and supports individuals from a broad range of experiences and backgrounds.  We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, childbirth, physical disability, mental and/or intellectual disability, age, military status or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran, marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, familial status, gender (including sex stereotyping and gender identity or expression), medical condition (including, but not limited to, cancer related or HIV/AIDS related), genetic information, or sexual orientation.

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