ISAAC Opportunities

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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