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Thank you for your interest in joining The Jewish Federation’s professional team. Please note that as we continue to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, we are presently teleworking and all hiring conversations will take place virtually. We look forward to continuing to build our dynamic, talented staff team, and invite you to learn about and apply for our current openings below.

Chief Financial & Administrative Officer

Reporting to the CEO, Gil Preuss, the Chief Financial and Administrative Officer (CFAO) will be an integral member of Federation’s internal Executive Leadership team, responsible for the oversight of essential administrative and financial aspects of the business. The CFAO is a key strategic partner to Federation’s professional leadership and volunteer leadership.

Nominations and expressions of interest can be directed to: J.J. Cutler ( and Kaley Palanjian ( of Heidrick & Struggles, International, Inc.

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Communications Manager- Marketing & Communications

The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington’s Communications Manager will be a talented writer, experienced collaborator, and strategic communicator. They will develop and implement new, creative ways of translating Federation’s impact to key stakeholders (including donors, lay leaders, and Jewish communal professionals) and the community at large.

To apply, submit your cover letter, resume, and two writing samples (highlight a grant proposal you wrote, talking points or a speech you crafted, an annual report you wrote/produced, or any other sample that showcases your talent, voice, and style) to, using subject line CM FY21.

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Director- Women’s Philanthropy

As a leader on the Donor Engagement team, the Director of Women’s Philanthropy is a relationship builder, working with donors and lay leaders to advance Federation’s mission. The Director is a dynamic team player and experienced fundraiser with a proven track record of cultivating relationships, building a donor pipeline, and soliciting gifts, including Lions of Judah ($5,000+) and Forever Lions (Lion of Judah Endowment). Through a strategic, donor-centric, cohort-based model, the Director is responsible for increasing donor retention and acquisition via peer groups and relationships, such as small groups, larger events, and immersive missions.

To apply for this exciting opportunity, please send a cover letter and resume to using subject line, “WP Director FY21”.

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