Doctors Without Borders- Fundraising Systems Assistant in New York City!

Posted on July 21, 2010

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Today’s fantastic position is with Doctors Without Borders in their New York City office! DWB is looking to hire a Fundraising Systems Assistant; the primary tasks of the position will consist in maintaining high quality data, processing gifts, and servicing their donor’s needs.

Doctors Without Borders guiding belief is that health care is a basic human right, and that everyone should be able to receive treatment, regardless of sex, race, religion, or any other category that serves a barrier. In addition, the needs of people requiring medical attention are fundamentally more important than international borders. The french humanitarian organization (their acronym is most often MSF for Médecins Sans Frontières) was the recipient of the Noble Peace Prize in 1999.

Responsibilities: develop working knowledge of department donor database, systems, and coding; perform weekly Quality Control routines; assist with data-hygiene projects; cross-train on other Fundraising Systems functions to provide coverage as needed; data entry; merge, print and mail large volumes of donor correspondence; quality control of the donation files to verify accuracy and timeliness; supports team in identifying and addressing routine operational problems.

What they’re looking for: at least 2 years administrative work experience in an office environment plus BA (or equivalent combination of education and experience); excellent keyboarding skills; srong written and verbal communication skills; affinity for and facility with numbers; computer literate; organized, detail-oriented, ability to prioritize and work under pressure, with a flair for creative problem solving; fundraising software experience, especially with Team Approach, a strong plus; residence in or willingess to relocate to NYC metro area; US work authorization.

This is a great full-time position with a competitive salary, benefits (health insurance!), and 4 weeks vacation. If this sounds like what you’re looking for, e-mail your CV and cover letter to employment.msfusa@newyork.msf.org (Attn: Fundraising Systems Assistant Search).

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The links:

http://www.doctorswithoutborders.org/work/office/employment.cfm?id=4594

http://www.doctorswithoutborders.org/index.cfm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Médecins_Sans_Frontières

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