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Job Title: President and CEO

Date Last Updated: 10/8/2014
Job ID #: 11055

Role/Job Category: Other
Organization Name: The Tidewater Jewish Foundation
Location: Virginia Beach, Virginia
Status: Full-Time


President and CEO
The Tidewater Jewish Foundation
Virginia Beach, Virginia

The Tidewater Jewish Foundation (TJF) is a 30 year old, $100 million regional foundation which supports the Jewish communities of the Southeastern Virginia cities of Norfolk, Portsmouth, Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Suffolk, Hampton, Newport News, and Williamsburg.

TJF supports two Federations, six Synagogues, three Hebrew Day Schools and several major Jewish Communal Agencies. 

TJF seeks applications and recommendations for the position of President and Chief Executive Officer. The President and CEO provides strategic focus and direction to the Foundation, executive leadership to the well-established Foundation staff, grows the Foundation’s assets, and helps recruit and support the Foundation Board.

This position will require an ambitious leader willing to work with families and individuals to establish permanent endowments, lifetime gifts and deferred gifts which support the missions and goals of the TJF and its affiliate organizations.

Applicants should have three to five years experience in foundation work, technical knowledge and credentials appropriate to the planned giving process, excellent management skills, and familiarity with current leading foundation data-base systems. A solid background in Jewish communal organizations and an emotional commitment to and conviction about Israel, Jewish life and the role of Jewish fundraising is required.

Salary and benefits are flexible and appropriate to level of experience.


Desired Education Degree/Level: Masters

Career Level: 2-5 yrs. experience

How To Apply
Contact For Job: Taftaleen T. Hunter
Contact Title: Human Resource Director
Preferred Contact Method: E-mail
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