JLC Fellowship 2012-2013

The Jewish Leadership Council Fellowship is an initiative which seeks to host an outstanding leader and support them through a one-year paid fellowship at the Jewish Leadership Council.

The fellowship is for inspirational graduates who have proven they are passionate about Israel and the Jewish community. They will be interested in a career in politics, government, public policy, international relations, charities, or NGOs, and have a comprehensive knowledge around the contemporary issues affecting the Jewish community and the Middle East.

The JLC Fellow will be exposed to best practice and seasoned communal leaders, and join a global political network. They will be an outstanding individual and receive training amongst top leaders across several disciplines.

Start date: September 2012

Roles and Responsibilities

• Researching projects.
• Producing reports and writing briefings for senior staff, JLC members and others.
• Representing the JLC at external events and meetings.
• Working with MPs, ministers, civil servants and policy advisors.
• Helping develop and implement the JLC’s public affairs strategy.
• Supporting a range of stakeholders throughout and beyond the Jewish community.
• Supporting the wider work of the JLC.

Skill set:

• Strong and effective organisational and time management skills.
• Action-orientated with an ability to multi-task.
• Ability to demonstrate initiative taking in previous roles.
• Strong team working skills.
• Ability to work under high pressure.
• Good written and verbal communication skills.
• Ability to produce work which is accurate, consistent and demonstrates attention to detail.
• Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office.
• Some campaigning experience beneficial.

For more information about the role and details of how to apply, please contact Helen Myer at helen@thejlc.org.