OCA Seeks Applicants for
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
12 March 2013
Victoria J. Rumsey | Director of Development
202 223 5500 |firstname.lastname@example.org
WASHINGTON, D.C. – OCA, a national
organization dedicated to advancing the political, social, and economic
well-being of Asian Pacific Americans (APAs), is seeking applicants for the
position of a Development Associate.
Based at the OCA National Center in Washington, DC, the Development Associate
will report to the Director of Development and will be responsible for
providing administrative support for OCA’s Development Department in fund
raising and development related tasks to meet the Vision and Mission, and
strategic priorities of the organization as one which advocates for social,
political, and economic well-being of APAs.
The Associate will assist with fund raising activities, major gifts program,
donor relations, OCA special events, and other fund development activities. The
position will also assist with messaging and communications strategies,
including marketing and social media related to development and fund raising
efforts. Other essential professional requisites include excellent oral and
written communication, project/ program management (both on and off site).
Work closely with the Director of Development
to execute funding development goals, programs, and plans.
Produce status and projection reports of the
program implementation process to provide accurate account of progress.
Assist the Director of Development in
preparing funding requests for grants and corporate sponsorships.
Assist with special events including the
National Asian Pacific American Corporate Achievement Awards and OCA’s National
Assist with advertising and marketing,
including collateral materials related to donor development, recruitment,
retention, and special events.
Manage donor database, reporting and data
analysis. Maintain foundation, corporation, and individual donor files.
Includes data entry and maintenance and report generation.
Assist with donor acknowledgement activities
including thank you letters, sponsor acknowledgments and other correspondence
Assist with updating of website information
as it pertains to fundraising, development, and special events.
Coordinate production and mailings of all
fund raising appeals, annual reports, and other donor correspondence.
Provide administrative support and
coordination for special event planning and execution.
Ability to follow instructions and ask
Perform other duties as assigned by the
Director of Development.
B.A. degree or commensurate work experience
in fund raising or related field.
One to three years working experience in
professional development programming preferred.
Outstanding written and verbal communication
skills, in person, on the phone, and in emails.
Strong organizational and time management
Ability to manage constituent database and
website content software.
Proficiency in the use of informational
technology to fulfill the work requirements including common work productivity
software and hardware, i.e. MS Office suites, Adobe Acrobat, etc.
Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and meet
deadlines in a fast-paced environment
Ability to work independently and as a team
player and leader.
Capacity to maintain professional demeanor
while working under intense pressure.
Capacity to work in a fast paced and flexible
High level of personal energy.
Interest and commitment to Asian Pacific
American advocacy issues.
Willingness to work nights/weekends and to
travel periodically as required.
Competitive salary based on experience. Benefits include: health,
transportation subsidies, vacation, sick and holiday pay. Eligibility for
enrollment in dental coverage.
How to Apply:
Applicants should send a letter of interest
which indicates brief summary of qualifications, salary requirements, and
earliest date to start in the position.
Resume or CV.
Contact information of three references: two
professional and one personal (Including name, telephone number, and e-mail
include "Development Associate Position" in the subject line.
This position will remain open until a
suitable candidate has been hired.
OCA does not discriminate
in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin,
political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status,
disability and genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization
or other non-merit factor.