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Development Associate

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American Academy in Berlin GmbH


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Published 16 days ago

December 15, 2020
Salary is commensurate with experience and educational background.

The American Academy in Berlin’s New York Office is seeking a Development Associate.

This position is full-time (40 hours per week) and will report to the Vice President of Development.


Regular duties will include:

  • Providing support for the Vice President of Development as well as the New York Representative in the coordination of US fundraising efforts and in general office operations
  • Managing the US gift process system in coordination with the Berlin development team
  • Drafting and proofreading proposals, appeals and donor correspondence
  • Conducting prospect research as directed and maintaining database records
  • Assisting with the organization of Academy fundraisers and alumni-related events in the US
  • Assisting with the planning and organization of board and committee meetings
  • Assisting the Fellows Selection team in the organization of annual meetings in New York
  • Supporting office management, including answering telephone requests, mail, preparing correspondence and invoices, overseeing the office supply inventory

Qualifications sought:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 1-3 years of working experience, preferably in development
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills as well as proficient research skills
  • Strong computer skills, including MS Word and Excel, and database management experience
  • Event or project management experience and strong time management skills
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with high profile persons
  • Ability to use sound judgment when working with highly confidential information
  • Detail-oriented, reliable team player with the ability to multi-task
  • Basic knowledge of German and interest in transatlantic relations is of advantage


The American Academy in Berlin is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, national origin, ethnic origin, citizenship status, disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law in its employment policies. In addition, the American Academy in Berlin will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.


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The American Academy in Berlin’s New York Office is seeking a Development Associate.

This position is full-time (40 hours per week) and will report to the Vice President of Development.


Regular duties will include:

  • Providing support for the…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Contract
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

Benefits

We  offer a health benefits package and retirement savings plan.

We  offer a health benefits package and retirement savings plan.

Level of Language Proficiency

German: Basic knowledge is of advantage

German: Basic knowledge is of advantage

Location

14 East 60th Street, Suite 604, New York, NY 10022

How to Apply

Please send your application as single PDF with cover letter, resumé, and salary expectations.

Please send your application as single PDF with cover letter, resumé, and salary expectations.

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