Chief Executive Officer – OPEN

Mosaic United | North America

Overview and History:

Mosaic United is a partnership between the Ministry of Diaspora Affairs and global Jewry with a mission to empower young Jewish men and women to develop deeper connections to their Jewish heritage and identities and forge a bond with Israel on their own terms. Its vision is an inspired, empowered, thriving Jewish people, connected with each other and the State of Israel. Mosaic partners with innovative Jewish organizations to exponentially expand their effectiveness and impact by sharing its technology and treasure. Mosaic’s team functions as a catalyst in bringing together a powerful and passionate coalition of visionary philanthropists, dynamic organizations and the State of Israel to inspire, connect, and empower young Jews, galvanizing participation in Jewish life and strengthening ties to Israel. Fueled by substantial capital and a lean, high-impact core team, Mosaic United is making smart investments in transformative programs and organizations that achieve scaled impact on real outcomes.

Mosaic United seeks a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to catalyze and facilitate a bold fundraising strategy for high-impact philanthropic investment to transform the Jewish world. Reporting to Mosaic’s Steering Committee, the CEO will be responsible for driving the organization’s overall fundraising, strategy, and partnership development. The ideal candidate will possess exceptional leadership qualities with notable experience in a nonprofit leadership or fundraising role. Responsible for promoting a passionate and meaningful vision for Jewish life and creating the strategy to fulfill that vision, the CEO candidate should have strong ties to Israel and demonstrated success in major gift fundraising. The CEO works closely with a team of seven professionals in Israel and must have the ability to travel domestically and internationally

To apply for this position please send your resume and cover letter to Sue Sherr-Seitz at sue@evolvegg.com.

Required Qualifications, Characteristics and Skill Sets:

  • Experience and comfort working with high-level donors and philanthropists
  • Proven track record of successful donor cultivation, stewardship, and major gift solicitation
  • Passion for the Mosaic United mission and ability to promote and communicate organizational impact to internal and external stakeholders
  • Demonstrated leadership and proven ability to manage effective teams
  • Skilled at developing partnerships with lay leaders, donors and board members
  • Highly credible and respected in the North American Jewish community
  • Affinity for Jewish life, learning, the State of Israel, and Jewish professional service
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; strong public speaking and presentation abilities
  • Ability to inspire internationally diverse audiences
  • Strong interpersonal, political, and diplomatic skills
  • Ability to maintain and model the highest professional, ethical, and personal standards
  • Jewish educational background preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred

Key Responsibilities:

  • Secure funding to support core programs from philanthropists, foundations, and partner organizations
  • Identify and develop investment opportunities for strategic partnerships
  • Create and implement a process for rigorous due diligence in the development of potential partners and programs; build and execute a strong framework for making and evaluating investment decisions
  • Oversee Mosaic’s financial partnerships and philanthropic investments, effectively communicating program performance to partners and key stakeholders
  • Inspire and oversee Mosaic’s core team to execute responsibilities and achieve organizational vision
  • Oversee and provide professional leadership to the Steering Committee, identifying new members, creating long lasting relationships with lay leaders.
  • Collaborate with Steering Committee members to set priorities and achieve goals; continue to expand Steering Committee membership
  • Serve as the chief public advocate and spokesperson for Mosaic United in order to build brand awareness, represent goals to supporters, generate enthusiasm, and attract the widest interest and support

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