Canadian Friends of the Hebrew University
Director of Major Gifts
DB&A Executive Search & Recruitment is excited to announce the search for a Director of Major Gifts
for Canadian Friends of Hebrew University. Since 1944, CFHU has been dedicated to supporting
Hebrew University located in Jerusalem, Israel, one of the most respected centers of higher learning
in the world. Since its inception, CFHU has raised more than a half of billion dollars for a wide
range of research and academic programs. while providing academic scholarships to over
50,000 Canadian and Israeli students.
The individual who assumes these responsibilities will have an opportunity to participate
in a significant way in the continued growth of support for Hebrew University while
helping serve the philanthropic needs and desires of their donors. This is an exciting
opportunity for an individual who is a successful fundraising professional and has the
desire to assist CFHU leadership and donors achieve their bold, inspirational goals for the
CFHU is looking for a Director of Major Gifts who is motivated, thoughtful, detail-
oriented, and has the personal skills to engage donors and friends of CFHU. The successful
candidate will report to the Vice President of Development and play a key role in building
relationships with donors, alumni, and other constituents while securing investments
from their assigned portfolios.
The new Director will take leadership of a portfolio of existing major donors as well as
plug into a multi-tiered development program that deploys resources at every level of the
giving pyramid and donor pipeline. will be self-motivated and goals oriented to
proactively grow his/her portfolio by assessing and leveraging CFHU’s donor data base
and resources as well as by working on elevation strategies with CFHU’s various
acquisition channels and donor segments.
In short, the new Director, Major Gifts will be a development/fundraising professional
who has developed the skills, knowledge and know-how to support CFHU in reaching its
inspirational goals through a well-designed and executed development strategy. He/She
will have the skills, motivation, and personal desire to succeed and ability to produce
For a detailed description of this position, please review the Opportunity Profile.
DB&A Executive Search & Recruitment is conducting the search and interested candidates
should apply online at https://nonprofit-executive-search.com/explore-opportunities