Masa Israel seeks a driven Chief Development Officer (CDO) with a proven record in fundraising and a strong Jewish community connection. The ideal candidate is a strategic thinker, expert at creating and executing FRD strategies, and excels at building donor relationships. With a target-oriented mindset, the CDO will lead growth efforts globally and in North America. A passion for Israel, entrepreneurial drive, and collaborative spirit will fuel their success in advancing Masa's mission and expanding transformative opportunities for young Jews.
Reporting to the CEO of Masa and collaborating with the Jewish Agency FRD department.
Strategy and Growth: Develop and implement Masa's FRD strategy, fostering donor engagement and expansion.
Donor Expansion: Increase annual donor base and initiate outreach to potential foundations and contributors in Israel and globally.
Fundraising Growth: Enhance annual fundraising revenue for Masa through diverse strategies.
Donor Cohort Management: Cultivate a pipeline of donors, including alumni and parents.
Relationship Management: Use varied fundraising techniques to build strong connections with high-capacity constituents.
North American Champions Board: Establish a Masa "Champions" board to bolster support.
Global Speaker's Bureau: Create an international speaker's bureau for Masa's impact.
Strategic Contribution: Contribute to Masa's Senior team, shaping overall strategy.
Jewish Agency Liaison: Collaborate on donor relations, missions, speakers, and reporting.
- Experience: Minimum 5 years in fundraising, sales, business development, or active Jewish community involvement.
- Education: Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree preferred.
- Communication: Exceptional interpersonal and detail-focused communication skills in Hebrew and English.
- Passion: Strong commitment to Israel and understanding of Jewish community issues.
- Israeli Philanthropy: Familiarity with Israeli philanthropy landscape.
- Collaboration: A collaborative team player adept at multitasking.
- Tech Proficiency: Strong Microsoft Office skills, Salesforce familiarity preferred.
- Innovation: Entrepreneurial mindset with creative problem-solving skills.