Executive Director, Mavoi Satum

The executive director will represent values of social change, focusing efforts on ending ‘get’ refusal within the boundaries of halacha. 


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Posted September 02, 2018.

Mavoi Satum is a non-profit organization founded in 1995 to provide legal and emotional support to women who have been refused a Jewish divorce (get). We are also one of the leading organizations engaged in finding a solution to the problem of divorce refusal in the State of Israel.
Position Overview: 
The executive director of Mavoi Satum is responsible for the implementation of the organisation’s mission and the achievement of it's financial objectives. The executive director will represent values of social change, focusing efforts on ending ‘get’ refusal within the boundaries of halacha. 
Job Requirements:
1. Financial Resources Development:
Creation and overseeing of annual and long-term fundraising plans:                                           
  • Fundraising initiatives: to identify innovative fundraising strategies; to establish relations with new foundations, federations and private donors.     
  • Planning and building of an annual budget based on an assessment of fundraising and financial statements (expenses and income).       
  • Monitoring of cashflow against the planned budget.
  • Management of contacts with representatives of donor foundations. 
2. Management:
  • Departmental Management (legal, social, projects). 
  • Management of relations between project department and external organizations.
  • Creation of the organization's annual work plan.
  • Evaluation: conception of evaluation tools, implementation of follow-up assessments of the various departments.
  • Initiation and management of projects in the field of advocacy.
Preference will be given to a candidate with knowledge and experience in the field of media and public activity - publication of updates, newsletters, and articles, delivering lectures and giving media interviews.
  • Proven ability and experience with fundraising.
  • Ability to design and monitor budgets and finances and present them for fundraising purposes. 
  • Knowledge and experience in the world of philanthropy with foundations, federations and individual donors, both in Israel and abroad.
  • Hebrew and English at mother tongue level (including writing skills in both languages).
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in related field is required, a Master’s Degree is preferred. 
  • Minimum of three years of senior-level experience in managing organizations and in coordinating volunteer efforts for budgets exceeding $300,000 in annual operating expenses. 
  • An in-depth understanding of social change movements and the status of women in Israel. 
Please send CV’s to [email protected]
(Photo Credit: Mavoi Satum Facebook Page)