January 24, 2019
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Willesden Jewish Cemetery ‘House of Life’ Heritage Project

Activities and Volunteer Manager

2 years fixed term until April 2021, full-time
£36,000 per annum

The United Synagogue is delivering an ambitious conservation, public engagement and access project at its Victorian cemetery in Brent, London, supported by a Heritage Lottery Fund grant.

We are looking for a heritage professional to deliver our Activities programme for a wide range of new audiences. They will coordinate new Interpretation and Learning projects, build up volunteering and community engagement and deliver exciting events, exhibitions and community partnerships.

The successful candidate will make their mark on the project’s success. We are looking for someone who likes to make things happen, and who thrives in creative time-pressured projects working with multidisciplinary teams. Experience in a related field, a track record of volunteer management, formal learning, interpretation delivery and audience development work will be a plus. You will be great at planning, and able to work under pressure to bring your projects in on time and budget.

The US welcomes suitably experienced or qualified applicants, regardless of background.

Closing date for receipt of applications – 15 February 2019

To apply for this position, please visit

United Synagogue Registered Charity No. 24255