Internship at the Office of the Chief Rabbi

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Internship at the Office of the Chief Rabbi

The Office of the Chief Rabbi (OCR) is looking to recruit a committed and proactive intern to join this fast paced, high profile public office. The OCR Internship is offered to an outstanding graduate who has demonstrated a commitment to community service and Jewish life. This graduate placement will provide an excellent introduction to the Jewish community across the UK and to the work of the OCR.

The role includes:

  • Providing logistical and administrative support for key projects and initiatives being run by the OCR team
  • Editing audio, video and written communications
  • Updating and maintaining the OCR website
  • Administrative support to the Chief Rabbi’s Centre for Community Excellence
  • Accompanying the Chief Rabbi to events and assisting with photos and videos
  • Developing and improving the OCR database
  • General assistance in the office

Person specification:


  • Hold Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
  • Excellent organisational skills with attention to detail and ability to manage several projects at once
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to show initiative and flexibility
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to work as part of a team
  • An understanding of the Jewish community
  • Identifies with the ethos and vision of the Office of the Chief Rabbi


  • Experience in using video editing software
  • Familiarity with website content management
  • Experience in graphic design

The successful candidate may be expected to work and attend meetings and events outside of office hours. The role itself requires flexibility to adapt to the changing needs of the OCR.

Salary: £24,000 per annum.

This is a full-time graduate placement starting in September 2024 for 1 year. To apply, please submit your CV with a covering letter explaining why you are suited to the role to with ‘Intern’ in the subject field. All applications must be received by midday on Monday 10th June.

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