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Development Assistant

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Committee to Protect Journalists | New York, NY
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Committee to Protect Journalists


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Published 17 days ago

February 28, 2020
$50,000 - $55,000

About CPJ

Founded in 1981, the Committee to Protect Journalists is an independent, nonprofit organization defending journalists worldwide without regard to their political ideology. Through its work to safeguard journalists, CPJ protects the rights of all people to have access to diverse and independent sources of information.


Background

CPJ is seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented individual to fill the position of development assistant in the Development department. The ideal candidate is a professional who has experience with processing gifts and coordinating events and has strong organizational and multitasking skills. The individual will work closely with CPJ’s development associate. This is a full-time, non-exempt position based in CPJ’s New York office.

Responsibilities

  • Process gifts (credit cards, checks, wires, PayPal, etc.) in Raiser’s Edge
  • Process and reconcile table and ticket purchases related to CPJ’s annual dinner
  • Process mail and generate acknowledgment letters to donors each week
  • Liaise weekly with the Finance department
  • Help coordinate events for CPJ, including logistics, invitations, and RSVPs
  • Coordinate logistics with vendors for direct mail
  • Respond promptly to donors via phone or email
  • Support other members of the Development team
  • Provide administrative and research support for the department
  • Uphold strict confidentiality and exercise discretion

Qualifications

Two-plus years of related experience; strong organizational, communication, project management, and problem-solving skills; impeccable multi-tasking ability and exceptional interpersonal skills; experience with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel, and Google required. Experience with Raiser’s Edge preferred. Computer literacy, and ability to work in a quickly changing, deadline-oriented environment. International outlook and experience a plus.

About CPJ

Founded in 1981, the Committee to Protect Journalists is an independent, nonprofit organization defending journalists worldwide without regard to their political ideology. Through its work to safeguard journalists, CPJ…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Professional

Benefits

Full benefits package

Full benefits package

How to Apply

Please email a resume, cover letter, and references to developmentassistant@cpj.org. Please include “Development Assistant” in the subject line. Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted. Due to volume, we cannot reply to individual inquiries on the status of applications.

Please email a resume, cover letter, and references to developmentassistant@cpj.org. Please include “Development Assistant” in the subject line. Only candidates who have been…

Location

New York, NY

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