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Development Administrator – East Meets West Fdn – Oakland

Posted by sedwardyang on December 22, 2006

Development Administrator
East Meets West Foundation
Oakland, California

East Meets West is an American humanitarian services organization working in Vietnam for over 18 years. EMW is one of the largest and most productive humanitarian development non-government organizations in Vietnam.

East Meets West is seeking to fill a Development Administrator position with a highly qualified, dynamic, motivated candidate. The position is available immediately. The Development Administrator reports to the EMW Chief Development Officer, who is based in Oakland, CA.

Job Duties:
• Process donations and prepare acknowledgement letters and other correspondence
• Maintain foundation, corporation and individual donor files
• Create weekly and monthly fundraising reports and other database reports as needed
• Continually update and correct database records
• Conduct preliminary research on prospective corporate, foundation, and individual donors
• Coordinate the production and mailing of spring and year-end appeal letters.
• Produce and manage specialized mailing lists when requested by the development team
• Assist the Finance team with reconciling weekly and monthly donations to EMW’s Development and Accounting systems
• Work closely with the Vietnam development team to ensure accurate and timely processing of all gifts received and deposited in Vietnam.
• Maintain guest lists, gather and prepare registration materials and other duties as assigned for fundraising events.
• Other duties as assigned by the Chief Development Officer.

Performance Measures:
• Number of donations processed and acknowledged within 24 to 48 hours.
• Success in maintaining accuracy of database records.
• Accuracy of fundraising reports.
• Success in coordinating the production of direct mail appeals.
• Success in maintaining donor hard copy files.
• Desired qualifications.

B.A. or B.S. degree or equivalent experience in relevant fields, graduate degree preferred Minimum of two years of nonprofit development experience Excellent computer skills with strong knowledge of Microsoft Office and database management Superb time management and organizational skills with a great attention to detail Excellent verbal communication (e.g., handling phone calls) and writing skills Ability to work in a team-oriented environment Excellent customer service skills with demonstrated ability to work with a broad spectrum of community members and supporters Demonstrated ability to organize tasks, to set and observe priorities, and to maintain schedules Experience working with Raiser’s Edge highly recommended Eagerness to work for an organization promoting sustainable development in Vietnam The position is full time and based in Oakland, CA. Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. Excellent benefits include health, dental and retirement provisions.

To Apply: No phone calls, please. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter describing your interest in our organization to:

East Meets West Foundation
E-mail: jobs AT eastmeetswest DOT org

Find out more by visiting the organization’s web site


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Executive Director – Korean Community Ctr – Oakland

Posted by sedwardyang on December 22, 2006

Executive Director
Korean Community Center of the East Bay
Oakland, California

The Korean Community Center of the East Bay (KCCEB) is nationally recognized as one of the most innovative and progressive agencies based in the Korean American community, and one of the most competent multi-services provider to the Korean immigrant community in the Bay Area. For over 25 years, KCCEB has worked with Korean American and other Bay Area communities to develop community-based resources through education, advocacy, and direct services. Current program areas include:
• Social Service Information and Assistance
• Immigration/Citizenship Services
• Comprehensive Family Violence Services
• Youth Leadership Development
• Community Resource Development Program
• Faith-based Community Organizing

In addition to these main program areas, KCCEB also hosts the Han Ma Um Summer Camp for 90-120 youth each summer. KCCEB provides services to over 3000 individuals and their families every year. Currently, KCCEBís annual operating budget is $600,000 with 11 full time and part-time staff.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Vision and Strategy, Program Development: Oversees KCCEB’s programs while working collaboratively with its staff and board. Develops long-range strategic and program plans, including evaluation and tracking systems with staff. Ultimately responsible for all KCCEB public activities, representation and programs.

Fundraising: Oversees and implements long-term fund development strategies, including from foundation, major donor, and other grassroots sources. Researches funding sources, meets with funders, writes and submits grant proposals and reports. Supervises overall donor campaigns and fundraising activities such as annual dinner events.

Public Relations: Serves as organizational spokesperson and acts as liaison with collaborative partners and agencies, funders, and other donors. Responsible for public relations, media communications, and nurturing strategic partnerships with allies. Oversees and develops agency’s overall message and reputation.

Staff Management and Development: Oversees recruitment of new staff and staff development opportunities. Provides consistent coordination and leadership to staff across multiple programs. Directly supervises and evaluates staff and supports other staff in their supervision responsibilities. Ensures that personnel policies are up-to-date and adhered to in all hiring and employment practices. Fosters a collaborative work environment.

Finance and Administration: Develops and monitors annual budget. Maintains fiscal solvency of the organization and ensures timely reporting and compliance with state and federal agencies, and funding sources. Ensures that proper fiscal accounting and controls are in accordance with the guidelines of funding sources while using sound accounting practices. Oversees management of Koryo Village Center property.

Board of Directors Reporting and Development Reports monthly to the board on agency-wide developments including programs, staffing/management, finance, fundraising, and external work. Works with the board to ensure their involvement in program, fundraising, and overall organizational governance.

Required Candidate Skills/Attributes: Community Commitment: A demonstrated commitment and ability to work in the Korean American community, including first and second generation KAís, and its more marginalized communities such as adoptees and LGBTís.

Communication: Strong speaking and writing skills, able to represent the organizationís vision and views. Deals well with diverse viewpoints, has experience working in and/or building collaborations, and an ability to handle contacts with the media.

Collaboration: Ability to work collaboratively with a highly-motivated and diverse team of staff and community leaders in a transparent management style. Experienced in working with people from a variety of backgrounds.

Management: Experienced in supervising staff, programs and/or organizations.

Desired Qualifications:
• Fluency in both the Korean and English language
• Experience in any of the following:
◦ successful fundraising from foundations, community fundraising and/or donor development
◦ non-profit financial management, documentation, and reporting
◦ strategic and/or organizational development
◦ community organizing

Compensation: The compensation package is competitive with similar service and advocacy organizations of its size and budget. Final salary offered will be based on the applicantís meeting job qualifications and commensurate relevant experience. Salary range is $40,000-$50,000 plus benefits including healthcare, vision, dental, vacation and other benefits.

Location and Work: Oakland, California. The Executive Director position requires some evening and weekend work, as well as travel within the Bay Area.

KCCEB is an equal opportunity employer.

To Apply: Applicants should e-mail a cover letter and resume no later than March 1, 2007 to:

Korean Community Center of the East Bay
E-mail: searchED AT kcceb DOT org

Find out more by visiting the organization’s web site

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