$175K – $250K DOE
Northbrook, IL (Hybrid; requires residing in Chicagoland area)
Overview and History:
JCC Chicago provides a life-affirming journey that builds on the richness and power of Jewish values. The agency was founded nearly 120 years ago and, as it did from inception, serves as a vibrant, forward-thinking, world-class organization providing innovative and engaging touchpoints across Chicagoland. JCC Chicago programming maintains the vitality of the community and advances the needs of participants of all ages, from young children to teens to older adults. JCC Chicago is proud to welcome people of all ages, faiths, backgrounds, and abilities, providing educational, recreational, social, and cultural programming designed to strengthen and enrich communities.
JCC Chicago seeks a strategic and skilled Chief Development Officer (CDO) who will work across the organization to elevate all fundraising efforts, infusing collaborative and synergistic approaches to financial health and sustainability. The CDO will oversee JCC Chicago’s goal of generating annual philanthropic revenue of $5+ million, as well as additional funds for capital and special projects, by amplifying a message of impact and harnessing untapped potential throughout the community. Reporting directly to the CEO, this executive management position will be a strong contributor to the JCC’s leadership team and an active contributor in agency-wide strategic planning and initiatives. To meaningfully shape the organization’s philanthropic roadmap, a successful candidate will effectively engage with key internal and external stakeholders; drive robust comprehensive development initiatives; manage a collaborative and efficient team; and foster a culture of philanthropy reflective of JCC Chicago’s core values.