Senior VP, Global Development
(THIS POSITION IS ON HOLD WHILE WE CONDUCT INTERVIEWS)
Full Time – Moishe House Hub Office: London, UK
(other locations in Europe or Israel may be considered)
Starting Salary Range: See below for details
Who We Are:
When you work for Moishe House (pronounced moy-shuh), you become a part of something BIG: a global nonprofit that builds peer-led Jewish communities for young adults around the world! Founded in 2006, Moishe House funds, trains, and educates young adults to create pluralistic, inclusive, and welcoming Jewish communities as House Residents, MHWOW Hosts, Peer-Led-Retreat Facilitators, and in our Bases. To date, there are more than 140 Moishe House communities in over 30 countries, and we’re still growing!
The Senior VP of Global Development is a member of the Executive Leadership Team (ELT), reports directly to the Chief Advancement Officer (CAO), and is a fundraiser, global ambassador for a region with multiple languages and time zones, and supervisor for our international development beyond North America.
All voices are needed at Moishe House. Every new member of the Moishe House team is an opportunity for us to introduce fresh perspectives, talent, and skills into our workforce and our communities. People who identify as Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC), People with Disabilities, People from the LGBTQ+ communities, and individuals from diverse backgrounds, faiths and life experiences are all encouraged to apply for our open positions! Our vision, in part, is for a fair and equitable workplace, where diversity is celebrated and can truly flourish.
We seek employees from diverse backgrounds, faiths, and life experiences to join our team located in the United States, South America, Europe, and the former Soviet Union. Our vision, in part, is for a fair and equitable workplace, where diversity is celebrated and can truly flourish. We recognize we have a ways to go and a lot to learn.
Who You Are and What You’ll Do:
- You’re a successful fundraiser and donor steward, deepening and growing our major international philanthropic and strategic partners, including:
- Oversight of the overall International donor portfolio of ~$2M, and directly securing significant new support for our global work outside of North America each year.
- Establishing a strategic direction and marketing plan for the Moishe House International Fund, the organization’s annual campaign to support work outside of the United States and Canada, to equip North American-based Directors of Advancement and Moishe House’s lay and professional leadership with a clear and compelling funding opportunity.
- You’re an experienced strategic leader and Global Ambassador. You’ll serve as the voice and strategic advisor for our work outside of North America with our most senior lay and professional leadership, including:
- Facilitating and further developing an active and meaningful International Committee of the Board of Directors.
- Serving as a representative and spokesperson at high profile philanthropic and community events.
- Identifying and securing opportunities to raise Moishe House’s profile, globally, in the media, through conferences and by providing thought leadership.
- Participating in and taking leadership roles on the ELT and Moishe House Board meetings.
- Leading the Board of Trustees of Moishe House’s UK registered charity, developing an active cohort of lay leaders committed to building the organization’s profile and growing its base of local philanthropic support in the UK.
- You’re a leader in creating and facilitating in-person and virtual experiences that connect North American lay leaders with Moishe House’s international work, including:
- Planning, recruiting and executing multiple annual “On the Road” (OTR) immersive experiences for major donors and donor prospects.
- Bringing top Moishe House residents, hosts and alumni to North America for in-person experiences with supporters and board members.
- Proactively seeking opportunities to collaborate with partner organizations to highlight Moishe House leaders and their communities on their mission trips
- Working with funders and partners to meaningfully connect with Moishe House residents and programs on their personal travel experiences.
- You’re an effective manager and team builder, serving as Moishe House’s most senior staff member outside of North America, partnering with the broader international team, and supervising and further developing the International Director of Advancement and Executive Administrator, including:
- Supporting the International Director of Advancement in their efforts to sustain and grow local philanthropic support in Latin America, Europe, Australia, South Africa and beyond.
- Actively assisting the International Director of Advancement in recruiting, cultivating and leading a strong network of lay leaders committed to the success of Moishe House.
- You have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent years of additional work experience. Graduate degree preferred.
- You’re a seasoned leader with at least 10 years’ full-time post-graduate professional experience in global leadership, fundraising, philanthropy, and lay leadership development. Significant experience at a senior level in a global organization is strongly preferred.
- You have at least 7 years of full-time experience supervising and developing employees.
- You have at least 10 years of adult experience living, working, and engaging in Jewish life outside of North America.
- You have eligibility to work in the United Kingdom without employer sponsorship, and currently live in or plan to move to London. (Please note, preference is for London, but other locations in Europe or Israel may be considered).
- You have demonstrated experience and excellence in creating and articulating a vision, catalyzing change, creating strategic alignment, and mobilizing lay leaders.
- You bring an effective and proactive ethos that instills trust in others, with evidence of having worked as a true business partner to the executive team of a multi-divisional organization, crossing multiple time zones and cultures.
- You love international travel and can be available to travel internationally on a regular basis
- You embrace the Moishe Mindset: Be the Difference, Connect & Listen, Invest Wisely, Embrace the Unknown, Own It!, Value People, and Work Well, Live Well, and Have Fun!
You Also Bring:
- An understanding and belief in our mission and the larger Jewish community; you’re a leader, a storyteller, a communicator, a visionary, and a collaborator. You understand the nuances of introducing Moishe House to people for the first time as well as keeping existing participants/alumni and partners abreast of why the organization remains relevant and dynamic.
- Strong vision and passion for building young adult Jewish life globally, joy in working directly with the young adults that Moishe House serves, and serving as a role model and mentor.
- The ability to navigate a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment.
- Strong relationship-building experience and skill, with the ability to find common ground, build consensus, and strengthen collaboration among diverse stakeholders.
- Significant experience and demonstration of effective communication at all levels in the organization, with strong oral and written skills and a willingness to share information.
- Demonstrated resourcefulness in setting priorities, proposing new ways of creating efficiencies, and guiding investment in people and systems.
- Flexibility and the ability to be a self-starter, to multitask, and to be highly detail- oriented.
The Fine Print:
This position requires weekday office hours, reports to the Chief Advancement Officer, and works in our London Hub office in the Camden Stables Market area.
Beginning in early 2022, we’re excited to be returning to a hybrid work schedule at our Hub Offices, where employees can choose to work remotely 2 days per week and collaborate in-person with coworkers the rest of the week (Wednesday will be a day we are all in the office together!). Employees will receive prior notice in advance of starting this new schedule.
How Moishe House Takes Care of You:
- 21 days paid time off (PTO) per year that increases with continued employment; additional benefits for former Hillel and BBYO employees through the Talent Alliance
- Office closures and floating holidays for Jewish and UK national holidays
- Pension contribution and matching program
- Quarterly paid day of service (an opportunity to give back to your community)
- Highly qualified, creative, and go-getter teammates and a dedicated supervisor
- Opportunity to work in our London Hub office
How Moishe House Pays You:
- Moishe House’s starting salary ranges are based on education, experience, location, and skillset required for each role.
- The Sr. VP, Global Development is a senior-level leadership position with a starting annual salary range (paid in local currency) of:
- London, UK: £83,000 – £90,000 (GBP) per year
- Israel: ₪271,438 – ₪296,623 (Shekels) per year
- Annual merit-based salary increase
How Moishe House Invests in You:
- Annual professional development fund
- One-on-one Jewish learning with an approved educator of your choice
- Paid work travel with perks including travel allowance, fitness classes, and accommodations
- Local professional learning opportunities
Possible Steps in Our Hiring Process:
|Send us your resume, and cover letter, and you’ll hear back from us!
||Phone Screening and/or Video interview using a web-based platform
||Skills assessment, and interview(s) with the hiring manager(s)
||We’ll check your references to hear about your past experience
||Get an offer letter, sign it, start your Moishe House journey!
How to Apply:
Please email the following items to email@example.com with “Sr. VP Global Development” with your first and last name AND location IN THE SUBJECT LINE:
- Cover letter – Tell us your story and why Moishe House!
- Resume – Start Date/End Date (in month/year format) for each position you’ve held. Please explain gaps in employment.
Moishe House is a dynamic organization that recognizes and supports individuals from a broad range of experiences and backgrounds. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, childbirth, physical disability, mental and/or intellectual disability, age, military status, or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran, marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, familial status, gender (including sex stereotyping and gender identity or expression), medical condition (including, but not limited to, cancer-related or HIV/AIDS-related), genetic information, or sexual orientation.