Open Positions at TBI

Programs & Communications Manager

Temple Beth Israel seeks a Program & Communications Manager. Full time. Flexible schedule including some evenings and weekends.

To apply email current resume with relevant experience and a cover letter detailing how your qualifications meet the job requirements to No phone calls, please.

Position Summary:

TBI seeks an outgoing, dedicated, professional to join our administrative team. Responsible for developing, implementing, facilitating and coordinating programming, events and other initiatives to engage with current and prospective TBI members. Responsible for implementation of communications including social media, web, print and electronic. Provides staff support to the Executive Director and Rabbi.


$17-$20 per hour depending on experience. (There may be opportunity for additional duties and compensation.) TBI offers health benefits, vacation, FSA and retirement benefits.

Examples of Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists in developing and implementing a strategic work plan for Member Integration and Engagement to involve, sustain, and grow the TBI membership through formal and informal means.
  • Develops and implements programs and events intended to identify current member’s skills and interests and match them with congregational opportunities and needs.
  • Develops and implements volunteer and other membership recognition programs and events.
  • Serves as staff liaison to the Membership Committee as well as selected other committees under the direction of the Executive Director.
  • Develops programs for holidays and special events and manages administrative tasks associated with events.
  • Ensure that members and followers are informed about synagogue programs, initiatives and news and that TBI has a consistent and polished digital presence.

Secondary Job Functions Include:

  • Assist with general office administrative support, including answering phones and greeting guests
  • Other duties may be assigned

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • This position requires an energetic and creative person with an ability to build community
  • Ability to work independently as well as with synagogue professionals and lay leaders
  • Ability to work with people of all ages
  • Familiarity with the synagogue’s mission and the community at large
  • Good marketing and public speaking skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Discretion
  • Compassion and sensitivity
  • Knowledge of computer software related to desktop publishing and word processing, social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.)
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to recognize, respect and safeguard matters of a confidential nature
  • Ability to prioritize work, use time efficiently and productively, demonstrate flexibility, anticipate issues, make sound decisions and take appropriate action
  • Respect for people of diverse cultures, races, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, ability, gender expression, etc.
  • Experience working in Jewish a community/environment preferred. Demonstrated knowledge of synagogue and/or other Jewish communal organization operation and structure strongly preferred

Capacity for flexible scheduling including evenings and weekends:

Position requires working during many Jewish holidays, weekends, attending relevant synagogue programs and events, and occasionally meeting with prospective or current members in the early mornings, early evenings or on Saturdays and Sundays.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent with at least three years increasingly responsible work-related experience
  • Knowledge of Jewish holidays and customs
  • Proficiency in MS Office software including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Publisher,
    • Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Acrobat skills are preferred, not essential
  • Working knowledge of social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
  • Reliable transportation and a valid Oregon driver’s license.