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Chief Philanthropic Officer
Jewish Silicon Valley / Addison-Penzak JCC
14855 Oka Road
Suite 200
Los Gatos, CA 95032

Principal Responsibilities:

Position: Chief Philanthropic Officer

Department: Philanthropy

Status: Exempt, Full-Time, At-Will

Supervisor: CEO


The Chief Philanthropic Officer (CPO) will Lead the organizations fundraising, donor cultivation and stewardship effort. The CPO will also manage the Philanthropy Department. The CPO will be accountable for ensuring that annual fundraising goals are met through the strategic development, oversight and implementation of the fund development plan, as well as ensuring the cultivation and stewardship of donors and prospects to major fundraising campaigns and other fundraising initiatives as they arise. The CPO will also lead efforts to upgrade JSV Foundation operations with an emphasis on improving our stewardship of current Donor Advised Funds (DAF) and growing the number of DAF and the amount of dollars under management. The CPO will work closely with colleagues across JSV to ensure all stakeholders are engaged in mission-forward activities, events and communication which are entrenched in the vision and pillars of JSV.

The CPO will work closely with a professional and volunteer team including the CEO, Marketing and Leadership Development professionals, program, operations and financial services staff, Fund Development Committee, and the Board of Directors. The CPO will be an active participant in the Senior Management Team ensuring the success of JSV. The CPO will report to the CEO.

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Minimum Qualifications:

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Physical Requirements & Working Conditions
The working conditions described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be required to:

JSV is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer-Minority/Female/Veteran/Disability

This position is contingent upon the return of a *clear LiveScan Background Check, verified positive employment reference, and submission of proof of full Covid-19 vaccination including booster dose if eligible (subject to qualified legal exemption with weekly testing requirement).

Disclaimer: This job description indicates in general terms, the type and level of work performed as well as the typical responsibilities of employees in this classification. The duties described are not to be interpreted as being all-inclusive to any specific employee. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions and, when possible, to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job. Nothing in this position description changes the at-will employment relationship existing between JSV and its employees.


$165,000 - $180,000

Agency Information:

Amenities include fitness center, heated pool, children's pool, lighted tennis courts, full gymnasium, event auditorium and meeting rooms, athletic field, physical therapy clinic, free parking, acclaimed preschool for ages 18 months-5 years, day camp, recreation program for children with special needs, birthday parties, Center for Jewish Life & Learning, holiday celebrations, Judaica and Hebrew classes, enrichment classes on a variety of topics for all ages, sports programs for children and adults. Event rentals available.