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Published 16 days ago

Organization

The Asian University for Women Support Foundation/AUWSF (https://asian-university.org) is a U.S.-based 501(c)3 nonprofit which is responsible for international resource mobilization and communications for the Asian University for Women (AUW). Opened in 2008, AUW is an international, liberal arts university which seeks to cultivate the region’s next generation of female leaders. With a student body of 900 hailing from 18 different countries, AUW promotes the ethos of cross-cultural understanding, academic curiosity, and ethical leadership. AUWSF provides a fast-paced work environment with new projects frequently on the horizon and strong opportunity for growth.

Job Description

Reporting to the Managing Director, the Program Associate is responsible for the analysis, research, and writing associated with development activities. She or he will produce materials such as funding proposals, grant reports, prospect research, and media releases. When appropriate, the Program Associate may attend meetings to maintain donor relations or make solicitations. This position is based in Cambridge, Massachusetts and values flexibility to work on different projects.

Responsibilities

  • Produce written materials such as funding proposals and grant reports which leverage research and Foundation relationships with donors to achieve fundraising goals. Other materials may include prospect research on new donors, media releases, letters to external constituents, and presentations to donors;
  • Analyze data on AUW students, alumnae, faculty, and other operations; AUWSF fundraising trends; and philanthropy- or education-related activities by other relevant players in the field;
  • Conduct outreach to individuals, corporations, and foundations who are new prospects;
  • Cultivate relationships with a portfolio of donors, mostly individuals;
  • Implement adequate donor stewardship practices;
  • Work closely with the Managing Director to develop and implement new projects within the fundraising workstream.

Professional Experience/Qualifications

Excellent analytical, research, and writing skills required; previous development/fundraising experience is preferred. Outgoing personality, confident public speaking, and professional organization and phone skills are necessary. Experience with Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge fundraising software, Canva, Adobe Creative Suite is a plus. A Bachelor’s degree is required. 

Organization

The Asian University for Women Support Foundation/AUWSF (https://asian-university.org) is a U.S.-based 501(c)3 nonprofit which is responsible for international resource mobilization and communications for the Asian…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Entry level

Benefits

  • Medical Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • 401 K Retirement Plan
  • Paid Vacation Days
  • Medical Health Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • 401 K Retirement Plan
  • Paid Vacation Days

Level of Language Proficiency

Native English speaker is preferred.

Native English speaker is preferred.

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Cambridge, MA
Associated Location
Cambridge, MA, USA

How to Apply

Please email your resume, cover letter, and writing samples to Katsuki.Sakai@asian-university.org. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

Please email your resume, cover letter, and writing samples to Katsuki.Sakai@asian-university.org. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

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