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INDIVIDUAL GIVING VOLUNTEER

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Japan Society
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New York, NY

Japan Society


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Published 24 days ago

Recurring
October 12, 2020
10:00am EDT
December 31, 2020
5:00pm EST
Weekdays
Part time (10-30 hrs/wk)

Japan Society’s Development office seeks applicants for a fall 2020 volunteer. This individual would assist with daily operations related to Membership and Individual Giving at Japan Society. Working with the Individual Giving team, this is an excellent opportunity to gain firsthand experience in fundraising and non-profit management at an internationally-recognized nonprofit cultural organization with a distinguished 113-year history. NOTE: This volunteer opportunity will be virtual during Fall 2020.

Responsibilities:

  • Identifying new Restaurant & Merchant partners and cultivating relationships with prospective partners
  • Assisting with membership renewals each month
  • Working on gift acknowledgment letters
  • Fulfilling membership benefits such as catalogue distribution, ticket offers and special member events
  • Representing the Individual Giving team by managing customer service inquiries via phone and e-mail
  • Completing other general administrative tasks as needed


Requirements:

Applicants should be extremely organized, detail-oriented, able to multi-task, and must be a dependable team player who can excel in a busy office environment. Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge a plus.


Volunteer Dates and Time Commitment:

Dates: Between mid-August and mid-December 2020 (can be flexible starting earlier or ending later if desired)

Time Commitment: This volunteer will run for a minimum of 10 weeks, ~20 hours per week, with the option for full-time or extending the time period after review.


Learning Opportunities:

  • Learn the ins and outs of a membership program
  • Database skill development
  • General office skill development
  • Develop internal and external communication skills
  • Practical research skill development
  • Project management skill development
  • Depending on volunteer length, direct project and/or campaign support


Japan Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and welcomes a diverse workforce.


Founded in 1907, Japan Society in New York City presents sophisticated, topical and accessible experiences of Japanese art and culture, and facilitates the exchange of ideas, knowledge and innovation between the U.S. and Japan. More than 200 events annually encompass world-class exhibitions, dynamic classical and cutting-edge contemporary performing arts, film premieres and retrospectives, workshops and demonstrations, tastings, family activities, language classes, and a range of high-profile talks and expert panels that present open, critical dialogue on issues of vital importance to the U.S., Japan and East Asia. For more information, visit our website http://www.japansociety.org

Japan Society’s Development office seeks applicants for a fall 2020 volunteer. This individual would assist with daily operations related to Membership and Individual Giving at Japan Society. Working with the Individual Giving team…

Details at a glance

  • Remote Possible
  • Training Provided
  • Virtual Opportunity

Location

Japan Society

333 East 47th Street, New York, NY 10017

How to Apply

Email resume and cover letter to membership@japansociety.org. Please indicate name of volunteer in email subject line. 

Email resume and cover letter to membership@japansociety.org. Please indicate name of volunteer in email subject line. 

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