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Senior Vice President, Development and Communications


The Senior VP, Development and Communications will work closely with Tikvah’s Chairman and Executive Director to build a community of engaged donors as Tikvah expands its work in education, publishing, and public policy research in the United States and Israel. The Senior VP will be involved in all of Tikvah’s different programs and projects—including Mosaic, the Jewish Review of Books, the Jewish Leadership Conference, and Tikvah’s full range of seminars, institutes, and online initiatives.

The Senior VP, Development and Communications will report directly to the Executive Director, and will work with a staff of development officers.

The position of Senior VP, Development and Communications is new, and offers a unique opportunity to help shape the organizational strategy and growth of a significant international organization in the realm of Jewish ideas and public policy.

Ideal candidates will bring 5+ years of development experience, with a proven track record of cultivating personal relationships and building institutional partnerships. Familiarity and strong identification with Tikvah’s mission is essential.

This is a New York-based position.


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 5+ years of experience in development and communications
  • Strong communication, sales, and marketing skills, including the ability to build relationships with a diverse array of prominent professionals in the worlds of business, government, academia, and journalism


Competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience.

To Apply:

Please send a résumé, references, and a cover letter by January 8, 2018, to Eric Cohen at SeniorVP@tikvahfund.org. When you submit your application materials, you will receive a confirmation email. (If you do not receive a confirmation message, please reach out using the contact information below.)