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Chief Development Officer

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Chief Development Officer in Orange County

  • Jewish Family Service of San Diego
  • Full time
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  • Orange County
  • 04/02/2020
  • Report

Jewish Family Service of San Diego seeks a charismatic and inspiring service-minded leader as its next Chief Development Officer. Established in 1918, JFS helps people of all ages, faiths, and backgrounds build more stable, secure, and connected lives. JFS’s annual fundraising budget is approximately $23.4 million.  In honor of the agency’s centennial, it launched a $50 million Centennial Countdown Campaign.  For more information about the Jewish Family Service of San Diego, please visit


Reporting to the CEO as a key member of the executive leadership team, the Chief Development Officer (CDO) will provide leadership, motivation and support to a staff of 14.  The CDO will be responsible for managing the strategic direction and oversight of a comprehensive fund development program to ensure the agency’s ongoing success and sustainability.  Top candidates will have considerable experience in designing, presenting, and negotiating high-level gift arrangements, including significant individual and institutional gifts from foundations, corporations and government funding.  The CDO should have a minimum of eight to ten years of progressively responsible and successful fundraising and management experience. Candidates with experience in social justice, healthcare, human service or other pertinent environments would be ideal.  An undergraduate degree is required; an advanced degree is preferred.


Jewish Family Service of San Diego has retained Morris & Berger to conduct the Chief Development Officer search.  To apply and to review the full position description, please submit application, including resume and a letter of interest, in confidence to Morris & Berger through their website:

Jewish Family Service of San Diego

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