The National Committee on U.S.-China Relations is currently hiring for the following positions. Candidates interested in internships should click here to learn more:

 

Development Associate

The National Committee is seeking a development associate to support the development team in implementing a comprehensive and sustainable fundraising strategy. The successful candidate will be part of a dedicated team of professionals who believe in NCUSCR’s mission to promote understanding and cooperation between the United States and Greater China in the belief that sound and productive Sino-American relations serve vital American and world interests.

This is an ideal position for candidates seeking growth and a challenging opportunity in a positive and nurturing environment and to learn skills and be involved in securing all philanthropic support essential to the fulfillment of the organization’s mission.

This position reports to the senior director of development and works in close collaboration with the rest of the team and other departments on fundraising projects. The position supports all aspects of fundraising with a focus on institutional funders, infrastructure and donor stewardship.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Grant Management

  • Collaborate with program staff on research, developing and writing grant proposals for institutional funders
  • Prepare and ensure timely filings of grant reports

Fundraising Infrastructure

  • Prospect research: help identify individual, corporate, and foundation prospects on a continuous basis
  • Integrate development records in donor database and ensure regular upkeep of prospect and donor information including data clean-up, address and salutation updates, giving history; create new records and other general data entry as necessary
  • Coordinate list cleaning, printing and letter sending for direct mail campaigns
  • Help manage donor invoicing and pledge redemption
  • Generate fundraising progress reports

Donor Stewardship

  • Support the management of the corporate members program
  • Maintain up-to-date database records on corporate members and prospects
  • Help generate and track donor recognition activities including acknowledgement and thank-you letters, inclusion of donors in all appropriate materials, website, events, etc.
  • Assist in generating donor-specific stewardship reports in keeping with gift contracts
  • Deepen engagement with corporate contacts and donors to advance the partnership

Event Support

  • Support planning and coordination of the annual gala dinner, corporate seminars, senior leader events, annual members program, and other special events
  • Participate in preparation of event marketing materials, logistics, and post-event follow-ups
  • Assist in managing donor relations as well as identifying and cultivating new prospects at on-site events

Qualifications

  • Superior writing skills to prepare compelling and engaging funding proposals
  • Strong research skills
  • Excellent organizational and administrative skills
  • Interpersonal skills and the intellectual depth to work with high net worth individual prospects as well as corporate and foundation prospects
  • Strong computer skills including Salesforce and Microsoft Office
  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • U.S. work authorization required

Please send cover letter and resume to applications@ncuscr.org. A writing sample and references will be requested from those selected for interviews. No phone calls, please.

 

Program Assistant/Program Associate

Key Functions

  • Provide administrative, logistical, and programmatic support for a variety of programs
  • Assist with onsite coordination at larger programs, events, and meetings as needed

Responsibilities

  • Conduct research for effective program implementation
  • Organize travel and logistics for programs
  • Set up and manage registration systems and invitations for events and programs
  • Organize and prepare electronic and printed materials for programs
  • Assist program staff in maintaining program budgets and securing price estimates
  • Coordinate program participant expense reimbursements and invoicing
  • Assist with onsite coordination at public programs, events, and meetings as needed
  • Assist with large mailings
  • Update Salesforce database with program contacts
  • Keep current on China-related articles in the academic and popular arenas for use in updating briefing book materials, and compiling briefing and other necessary materials for delegations and other events

Qualifications

  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, with strong time-management skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including ability to work well in a team and communicate effectively
  • Flexibility and willingness to work in a fast-paced environment with potential for some evening and weekend work
  • Broad-based knowledge of China
  • Good writing/editing skills
  • Experience living/working in China
  • Intermediate to advanced proficiency in Mandarin

Requirements

  • U.S. work authorization required
  • B.A. required
  • One to two years’ work experience (internships apply) preferred for Program Assistant
  • Minimum of two years of project/program management for Program Associate

Please send cover letter and resume to applications@ncuscr.org. References will be requested from candidates under consideration. No phone calls, please.
 

Program Officer/Senior Program Officer

Key Functions

  • Coordinate administrative, logistical, and programmatic support for a variety of programs
  • Assist with onsite coordination at larger programs, events, and meetings as needed
  • Collaborate with program assistants and senior staff members to attain program related goals

Responsibilities

  • Conduct research in support of programs
  • Oversee travel and logistics for programs
  • Set up and manage registration systems and invitations for events and programs
  • Coordinate the organization of prepared electronic and printed materials for programs
  • Assist program staff in maintaining program budgets and securing price estimates
  • Oversee program budgets; including but not limited to program participant expense reimbursements and invoicing
  • Manage the onsite coordination at public programs, events, and meetings as needed
  • Update Salesforce database with program contacts
  • Keep current on China-related articles in the academic and popular arenas for use in program related materials for delegations and other events

Qualifications

  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, with strong time-management skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including ability to work well in a team and communicate effectively
  • Flexibility and willingness to work in a fast-paced environment with some evening and weekend work
  • Good writing/editing skills
  • Grant-writing and program evaluation skills a strong asset

Requirements

  • U.S. work authorization required
  • Broad-based knowledge of China
  • Experience living/working in China
  • Professionally proficient in Mandarin
  • For Program Officer, minimum of three years of project/program management; B.A. required, M.A. in relevant discipline preferred, Ph.D. welcomed 
  • For Senior Program Officer, minimum of five years of project/program management; M.A. in relevant field required; Ph.D. welcomed
  • Regular domestic travel and one or two annual trips to China are expected

Please send cover letter and resume to applications@ncuscr.org. References will be requested from candidates under consideration. No phone calls, please.

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