Education, Advocacy & Mission-Driven Nonprofits

Senior Development Executive American Friends of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Los Angeles, California

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem opened in 1925 and has become Israel’s premier university and leading research institution. With multidisciplinary activities in Israel and overseas and a student body of 23,000 from 70 countries, the school aims to expand knowledge; preserve and research Jewish, cultural, spiritual and intellectual traditions; and train scientific, educational, and professional leaders.

The American Friends of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (AFHU) is a U.S.-based nonprofit that provides financial support for the university’s academic, research and service programs. With headquarters in New York, AFHU operates regional offices in the Midwest, Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, Southeast, West and Pacific Northwest.

AFHU has embarked on a 2-year campaign goal of $120 million through fiscal year 2019; the Southeast region is responsible for $14.6M.

The Opportunity

Reporting to the Executive Director of the Western Region, the Senior Development Executive will be a highly accomplished major gift fundraiser who is committed to the mission and future of AFHU. The Senior Development Executive will effectively identify and manage a major gifts portfolio and establish a prospect solicitation pipeline across the region, including an emphasis in the greater high desert region of Southern California. S/He will be able to establish strong, interpersonal relationships with academic leaders at The Hebrew University, donors, and AFHU staff, both regionally and nationally. The successful candidate will be innovative, tenacious, and motivated to take on new challenges. Outstanding interpersonal skills, including the ability to effectively represent the organization’s development interests to both internal and external constituencies are required.

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Past searches and placements for American Friends of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

  • Associate Executive Director, Southeast Region
  • Senior Development Executive

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