As the new Chief Development Officer, Jonathan joins the senior management team reporting directly to Jerry Rubin, CEO of JVS Boston. In this position, he will drive the major gifts program and provide strategic direction and oversight for the development team which includes communications, institutional support, and events.
In concert with Jerry Rubin and the JVS Boston growth strategy, Jonathan will manage a robust portfolio of high-level major donors and work closely with the Resource Development Committee of the Board to further strengthen the philanthropic program. He is looking forward to joining an organization with a culture, history, and mission that closely aligns with his values and experience, and to taking on increased strategic leadership and staff management responsibilities.
Jonathan brings to the position closely relevant strategic leadership and frontline fundraising experience from his current role as Regional Director of Development of American Jewish Committee. In this position he successfully managed high level donors on a national and international scope and worked extensively with partnering Jewish organizations and the Jewish philanthropic community. Prior to AJC, Jonathan served as a Donor Relations Officer at the National MS Society where he had success building organizational and team capacity. In this role he managed a portfolio of major donors and corporate partners and honed his managerial skills by offering mentorship and training to teams at regional offices and supervising his own team of 7.
About JVS Boston
For 80 years, JVS Boston (JVS) has helped tens of thousands of individuals with barriers to economic success secure financial independence through training, education, and employment services. As a nationally recognized leader in the workforce development field and the largest provider of adult education and workforce development services in the region, JVS plays a key role in the poverty alleviation strategy for the greater-Boston area.