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Open Date 4/22/2013
Job Type Permanent
Job Function Operations / Management
Industry/Subindustry Professional Services / Nonprofit Charitable Organization
Career Level Director Management (Director/Head of Organization)
  1. New York, NY, 10001 US
  2. Management Recruiters of Mid Hudson Valley
Job Description



This position is based in New York City


Management Recruiters - Mid Hudson Valley is an executive search firm focused solely in serving the nonprofit sector.  We have a national practice and the large majority of our placements are executive leadership and senior fundraising professionals.


Our client is Hadassah – The Women’s Zionist Organization of America (Hadassah, Hadassah is a NY City based Human Services organization. For over a century, they have devoted significant energy and resources toward improving quality of life and furthering their mission, both on the National and International fronts. They have asked us to assist them in hiring a Division Director of Membership & Chapter Service to play a critical senior leadership role in the fulfillment of their mission.


Position Overview

This executive will oversee member recruitment and retention through servicing activities of the Chapters and Regions. He or she will guide the work of the division in partnership with the Coordinator, Membership and Chapter Services (a key Lay Leader position), and be responsible for the division’s overall mission and the direction and achievement of its goals.   


Key Responsibilities


·         Create a vision for the division that is in line with the current strategic plan of the organization.

·         Develop and collaborate on innovative campaigns for obtaining new members and engaging current members.

·         Work with volunteers responsible for leadership training and development.

·         Oversee division staff.  Foster empowerment, accountability and appropriate risk-taking

·         Work with the Director, Unit Field Staff to strengthen and empower operations in the country.

·         Develop an annual plan and budget for the division.

·         Work collaboratively with other Hadassah divisions to leverage the division’s impact.

·         Travel to local Hadassah units to understand needs and be responsive to them.

·         Serve on Directors Group and with Division Coordinator on Synergy Group.



Office Management Recruiters of Mid Hudson Valley
Travel 20-30%
Education Bachelor's Degree
Job Requirements



·BA and 7-10+ years equivalent work experience required.Master’s degree preferred.

·Ability to effectively lead and manage in a complex, volunteer-led environment.

·Experience with strategic planning, budgeting, membership development and recruitment strategies, direct mail and campaign design required.

·Solid working knowledge of the Zionist movement and issues of concern to the Jewish community and women.

·Experience managing and developing staff.


This organization is dynamic and made up of thoroughly committed and energized volunteers and staff. The individual who fills this role will “make a difference”.

The organization offers an attractive compensation plan and truly excellent benefits.


If you are qualified and would be interested in being considered for this opportunity, please email your resume to:

Tom Damewood

Management Recruiters – Mid Hudson Valley

Email –


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