Managing Director @ Diller Teen Fellows

Managing Director

Diller Teen Fellows
Managing Director

Remote (with a preference for a Diller Teen Fellows partner community)


Diller Teen Fellows is recognized as a premier identity-building and leadership development program for Jewish teens that provides a cutting-edge model for experiencing Jewish pluralism and Peoplehood. Diller has 16 partnerships and 32 participating communities in seven countries, as well as a network of 5,000 alumni leaders who are actively engaged in making a difference in their communities, Israel, and the Jewish people.


The inaugural Managing Director will serve as the senior leader of Diller Teen Fellows (“Diller”). Reporting to the Executive Director, Helen Diller Family Foundation Programs, the Managing Director’s key responsibilities will include:

Visionary Leadership & Strategy:

-Work with fellow senior leaders to implement the Diller Teen Fellows Evolution Plan, ensuring programmatic excellence and measurable impact across North America, in Israel, and beyond through the International Diller Teen Fellows program (IDTF).

-Guide Diller’s approach to education, impact, and evaluation, continually assessing and addressing challenges and successes.

Partnerships & Branding:

-Develop and foster relationships with high-impact program partners including cutting-edge institutions, subject-matter experts, and inspirational changemakers.

-In partnership with the Executive Director, lead the implementation of Diller’s marketing and communications strategies to ensure optimal brand awareness and engagement.

Management & Organizational Culture

-Motivate and mentor IDTF senior staff members, including: Senior Fellowship Director and Senior Director of Operations (Israel based), as well as the North American Program Assistant (San Francisco based). Possibility of additional direct reports.

-Partner with senior leadership to ensure a positive, collaborative, and supportive organizational culture, for staff, partners, and program participants.


The Managing Director will bring 10+ years of experience developing and managing programs, particularly in Jewish experiential education. Additionally, successful candidate will be:

-An innovator who challenges the status quo – you have a track record of ideating and implementing bold strategies for engaging and developing socially conscious leaders.

-A natural collaborator and consensus-builder – you have experience working with fellow senior leaders around shared goals and consistently demonstrate sound judgement.

-A motivational and supportive manager – you have managed a diverse team and enjoy cultivating the unique strengths of each contributor.

-A savvy partnership builder – you seek out opportunities to build strategic and meaningful relationships with prominent thought-leaders and stakeholders.

-A skilled and persuasive communicator­ – you can effectively convey a point of view verbally or in writing to stakeholders, partners, staff, and/or program participants.

EDUCATION: BA in a related field required, with a graduate degree preferred.

TRAVEL: Domestic and international travel 20% of the time, including up to three weeks in Israel each summer. Note: All Diller Teen Fellows employees will continue to work remotely, with no required travel, through at least March, 2021.


Diller Teen Fellows is housed within The Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund (the Federation) of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties. North American-based staff members are employed by the Federation, though many work remotely in other communities.


Please send a cover letter and resume or nominatio************************s is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages candidates of all backgrounds to apply for this position.

Application Instructions

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Please apply by sending a resume by email in confidence to: [email protected]

Job Summary

  • Duration: full-time
  • Benefits:
  • Preferred Experience: Senior Professional (10+ years)
  • Preferred Degree: Masters
  • Job Posted: 2020-12-30
  • Times this job has been viewed: 2158 times
  • Job is posted for: 60 days
  • Job Categories: Director, Programming
  • Organization Type: Foundations, Youth
Job Location
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This is a remote job.

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