Project and Position Summary

The Torah Initiatives department is a fundamental component of the Orthodox Union’s mission of enhancing Jewish life. The department develops and oversees all online Torah content, community-based classes, and special programs, targeting both those who are currently engaged and those who are as of yet uninvolved. The All Torah Apps (All Daf, All Parsha and All Mishna) are part of the Torah initiatives Department and focuses on daily and weekly learning.

List of Responsibilities

  • Manage current and future content on the All Torah platforms which includes ensuring content upload, responding to user inquiries and Maggidei Shiur, and all content related requests and issues.
  • Brainstorm ideas with Director and executing delivery of new content.
  • Develop and manage daily, weekly, and unique presentations on upcoming masechtos, parshiyos, moadim. (ex: videos on Eruvin, Shofar, Matzah bakery, Zeraim in Israel
  • Create teaser videos from current content for social media and email placement.
  • Manage special programs such as Siyumim, prizes and incentives for Mishnah learning, Yarchei Kallah learning programs, etc.
  • Collaborate and partner with other organizations to share content and create joint programs
  • Create and manage a weekly email blast
  • Work with other departments within the OU to find synergies and common projects.

Experience and Educational Background

  •  3+ years related experience required. Fluency in English and Hebrew.

Skills and Competencies

  • Must possess a personal belief in the mission, goals and objectives of Torah
  • Must model integrity, respect, optimism, and a positive attitude.
  • Must create an environment that encourages team participation.
  • Self-motivated and self-starting individual with the sophistication to navigate the community.
  • Disciplined self-starter who regularly sets and achieves work goals.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required, as are excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to work well in a small team environment is essential.
  • Computer literacy and database familiarity required.
  • Strong Torah knowledge required
  • Strong knowledge of community trends required
  • Strong social media knowledge required
  • Demonstrated ability to relate well to, and understand the needs and interests of communities in order to develop relationships between them and the OU.
  • Demonstrated leadership and the ability to successfully manage multi-functional or diverse areas.
  • Able to work under pressure of deadlines and dollar goals.
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills required.
  • Full-time work