We Are Hiring!

Kehilat Shanghai Community Coordinator

(based in Shanghai)


Kehilat Shanghai is looking for a passionate, flexible, and entrepreneurial candidate, who thrives in a self-structured working environment, to be our community coordinator. You’ll need to be friendly, energetic, empathetic and equipped with just the right amount of chutzpah.

This is an exciting and unique opportunity to help build a thriving Jewish community in one of the world’s most exhilarating cities.


You’ll lead the planning and execution of all cultural, educational, holiday-related, and social programing for the community and oversee our Jewish Education Program “Tov!”. We’ll look to you to help secure rabbis from overseas for the High Holidays and Passover and to collaborate with Jewish communities around the region on teen retreats and other activities that leverage each community’s resources for the benefit of all.


As our only full-time professional, you’ll be the main point of contact for members, potential members, and partners. You’ll report to Kehilat Shanghai’s president and work closely with Kehilat’s board of directors to coordinate all aspects of the community, including membership, events, education, and outreach.



  • Bachelor’s degree or above

  • 2 years’ work experience preferred

  • Experience planning, managing, and executing events

  • Ability to create and manage budgets for programs and individual events

  • Strong negotiating skills

  • Capacity to work in a flexible manner with multiple Board members

  • Enjoys working with children and teens

  • Ability to build, maintain, and develop organizational partnerships

  • Comfortable leading the occasional Shabbat service

  • Experience in Jewish community program development or program

    management preferred

  • Musical skills such as singing or playing guitar a plus

  • Fluent English is required, proficient Hebrew and/or Chinese are a plus
  • Ability to create marketing materials a plus
  • 15,000 – 20,000 RMB per month

  • Annual bonus

  • Healthcare provided

  • Flexible working hours, some evenings and weekends required

  • Wework-like office provided

  • 15 days annual leave

  • Work visa provided

    Interested? To apply or to learn more about this position, please click below and send an email with your CV or Resume attached!