Position Summary

Reporting to the Executive Director, the new Chief External Affairs Officer is responsible for
overseeing and growing the fund development programs, providing leadership for the
volunteer services programs, and developing and executing a robust communication and
marketing program to share the mission and vision of JVS to its many constituencies and the
greater community. Direct reports to the Chief External Affairs Officer include the Director of
Development, the Coordinator of Volunteer Services and the Communications Associate.
Additionally, the Chief External Affairs Officer will join the executive leadership team which
provides strategic and operational oversight for the agency.


Responsibilities of JVS’s Chief External Affairs Officer include:
1. Grow and strengthen a sustainable fund development program, including:
-Supervising the development team
-Expanding internal capacity for fund development
-Directing and monitoring a comprehensive fund development program including
annual giving, major giving, foundation and corporate giving and events
-Growing the JVS’s base of supporters in the Kansas City region

2. Working in close partnership with the Coordinator of Volunteer Services, continue and
increase the work of the volunteers to deliver services and carry out the JVS mission.

3. Strengthen awareness and understanding of JVS’s vision, mission and goals in the
Kansas City region through a strategic program, including:
-Public relations activities
-Increased marketing and communications sharing the services, stories and
successes of the organization
-Increased outreach to constituents, government officials, and the greater public

4. Perform other duties as assigned by the Executive Director.
Professional Qualifications and Personal Characteristics or Attributes
-Passion for, and knowledge about, the nonprofit sector, in particular agencies that
work with vulnerable populations
-At least 3 years’ experience in supervising others, preferably those in management
-5 years’ experience in fundraising for nonprofit organizations
-Desire to strengthen and grow a fund development program
-Strong networking and relationship management skills, including ability to build
relationships with donors and external constituencies
-Experience in managing marketing and communications activities and production of
-Excellent written, oral and inter-personal communication skills
-Ability to manage multiple complex and collaborative projects simultaneously
-Demonstrated commitment to racial justice, equity, and inclusion

Compensation and Benefits

The salary range for this position is $90,000 – $100,000. JVS offers a competitive benefits
package, including PTO, health insurance and retirement benefits. The Chief External Affairs
Officer will find a positive, engaging, and multi-cultural work environment.
Statement of Non-Discrimination
Equal Opportunity is a JVS policy. It is their policy to select the best-qualified person for each
position in the Agency.
No employee of the Agency will discriminate against an applicant for employment or a fellow
employee because of race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, ancestry, age, veteran status, pregnancy or physical or mental disability.
This policy applies to all employment practices and personnel actions including advertising,
recruitment, testing, screening, hiring, selection for training, upgrading, transfer, demotion,
layoff, separation of employment, rates of pay, and other forms of compensation or overtime.
Application Process

The search for the Chief External Affairs Officer of Jewish Vocational Services is being
conducted by The Moran Company. Questions about the position can be directed to Jane
Lampo, The Moran Company; jlampo (at) morancompany.com.