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27NOV - Development Manager - National Committee on U.S.-China Relations - Deadline: N/A

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Organization Description
The National Committee on United States-China Relations is a nonprofit educational organization that encourages understanding of China and the United States between citizens of both countries. The Committee's continuity of experience and depth of associations with senior officials and distinguished citizens of China and the United States make it a unique national resource. Established in 1966 by a broad coalition of scholars and civic, religious, and business leaders, the Committee was founded in the belief that vigorous debate of China policy among Americans was essential and that balanced public education could clarify U.S. interests and strengthen our foreign policy. Similarly, the founders believed that over time dialogue with Chinese citizens would enhance mutual understanding, a basic requirement for stable and productive relations.

Over the decades, the Committee's basic purposes have not changed, although programs have been developed in response to shifting needs and opportunities. The Committee focuses its exchange, educational, and policy programs on international relations, economic development and management, governance and legal affairs, environmental and other global concerns, mass communication, and education administration — addressing these issues with respect to mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. The Committee's programs draw strength from its members, who now number more than 750 Americans from all parts of the country and nearly 85 corporations and professional firms. They represent many viewpoints, but share the belief that increased public knowledge of China and U.S.-China relations requires ongoing public education, face-to-face contact and forthright exchange of ideas.

Job Description
The National Committee on U.S.-China Relations has a position open for a development manager. The prospective candidate will play a vital role in the success of all fundraising initiatives. S/he should be an experienced, energetic team player, and self-starter.  Excellent project-management and communication skills, ability to multi-task, as well previous experience with event-planning required. Fundraising database experience a must.

Location – 6 East 43rd Street, 24th Floor, New York, NY

Job Responsibilities

  • Build relationships, cultivate & solicit corporate sponsors and major donors (establish and meet monthly fundraising goals) and steward gifts.
  • Daily campaign activities:  Work closely with Senior Director on donor strategy and project proposals, maintain cultivation lists for all upcoming public & private programs, special events and VIP opportunities, create and send gift acknowledgements.
  • Manage public and fundraising event logistics from soup to nuts (secure venue, vendor management, venue relations, fundraising, sponsor relations, create and execute staffing plan, etc.)
  • Manage new corporate member intake, maintain corporate member lists and materials/monthly emails and weekly invitations.
  • Daily use of Salesforce CRM database: maintain all tracking systems for current and prospective donors; create and distribute reports of gifts, activities, contact lists; write and send donor acknowledgments.
  • Maintain and process member and non-member contributions and create acknowledgement letters for all donors.
  • Work with program officers to maintain balance between the goals of the program and sponsor expectations.

Job Requirements
Position Requirements:  Bachelor's Degree, relevant coursework and/or professional training.

Years of Development Experience:  5 years minimum, longer preferred.

Skills or Related Knowledge:  Directly-related development work including major gifts, sales, fundraiser and event execution, capital campaigns, progressively responsible experience within an organization, strong relationship-management skills, superior communication and interpersonal skills.  Degree or coursework in a China-related field, and ability to speak Chinese preferred.

How to Apply
Please submit a cover letter and current resume to applications@ncuscr.org with "Development Manager" and your full name in the subject line.

Deadline – N/A