The National Committee is currently hiring. If you would like to be considered for a potential position, please submit a resume and cover letter to applications@ncuscr.org. Candidates interested in internships should click here to learn more.

We are currently recruiting for the following positions:

NCUSCR is an equal-opportunity employer and welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds.

Please send cover letter and resume to applications@ncuscr.org. A writing sample and references will be requested from those selected for interviews.


Development Manager

 

Key Functions     

  • Work closely with the Senior Director of Development on prospect strategy and project proposals, and maintain cultivation lists for programs, events, and VIP opportunities
  • Build donor relationships, cultivate and solicit corporate sponsors and major donors, establish and meet fundraising goals, and steward gifts
  • Manage logistics for special or major events (securing venue, venue relations, vendor management, sponsor relations, create and execute staffing plan, etc.)

Responsibilities

  • Manage special or major events, including but not limited to the annual gala dinners, senior leader events, corporate programs, and annual member events with primary responsibility for event ideation, logistics, vendor relations, budget management, onsite event management, sponsor relations, and event wrap-up and reporting
  • Create and write compelling fundraising communications for a variety of funders at all stages of the funding process
  • Manage new corporate member intake, maintain corporate member lists and materials, craft and implement an effective donor communications plan
  • Manage organization’s fundraising constituent relationships including:
    • Oversee tracking systems for donors and prospects
    • Maintain accurate and detailed donor records
    • Create and distribute CRM reports of gifts, activities, contact lists, etc.
    • Produce donor acknowledgments
    • Work with accounting department to assure accuracy of financial records

Qualifications

  • Minimum five years development experience including major gifts fundraising, event management, and campaigns with a proven record of success
  • Highly organized with ability to manage multiple tasks, details, and deadlines
  • Advanced relationship-management and computer skills including Salesforce and Microsoft Office
  • Superior oral and written communication skills to prepare compelling fundraising materials; excellent interpersonal skills and intellectual depth to work with high-net-worth individual, corporate, and foundation prospects
  • Bachelor's Degree, relevant coursework and/or professional training
  • U.S. work authorization required

 


Program Officer

CHINA Town Hall and Other National Engagement

 

The National Committee on U.S.-China Relations is seeking a dynamic, self-motivated individual to join its program team. This program officer position will oversee programming that engages and partners with academic centers, as well as professional, and trade associations located around the country, chief of which is CHINA Town Hall. All staff members are expected to be committed to the National Committee’s mission and represent the organization in a professional manner.

Program officers are ultimately responsible for all aspects of their programs, from planning and budgeting to execution and follow-up. While staff members must be flexible and often wear several hats, we strive for consistency with regard to program workload, so program officers will occasionally be required to help out in other programmatic areas.

Key Functions     

  • Research and conceptualize all aspects of future CHINA Town Hall programs, including producing the webcast keynote discussion, and other related programming
  • Develop partnerships with the leadership of umbrella professional and trade associations, as well as individual branches located around the country
  • Oversee the day-to-day programmatic, logistical, administrative, and wrap-up of portfolio programs
  • Collaborate with senior staff members and program assistants to attain program related goals

Additional Responsibilities

  • Draft and coordinate the dissemination of programmatic electronic and printed communications
  • Set up/manage invitations and registration systems as needed
  • Deliver programs on budget, and conduct all necessary vendor bidding, expense reimbursements, and invoicing
  • Oversee/support travel and logistics, as needed
  • Maintain participant records in Salesforce database
  • Keep current on China-related articles in the academic and popular arenas for use in program-related materials for delegations and other events

Qualifications

  • Knowledge of the U.S.-China relationship
  • Broad-based knowledge of U.S. professional and trade organizations, as well as China-focused centers located at academic institutions; experience working for/with a professional/trade organization (or comparable) is a desired asset
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including ability to work well in a team and communicate effectively
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, with strong time-management skills
  • Flexibility and willingness to work in a nonprofit environment with some evening and weekend work
  • Solid writing and editing skills
  • Program evaluation skills and grant-writing experience are desired assets
  • Proficiency in Mandarin Chinese is preferred

Requirements

  • Minimum of three years of project/program management; B.A. required, M.A. in relevant discipline preferred
  • U.S. work authorization required

 


Program Officer

Next Generation and Government Affairs

 

The National Committee on U.S.-China Relations (NCUSCR) is seeking a dynamic, self-motivated individual to join its program team. This program officer position will develop and support the National Committee’s Next Generation and Government Affairs programs – initiatives that cultivate greater understanding and professional and personal networks between our two countries, and encourage U.S. federal and subnational legislators and their staffs to increase their understanding of China and U.S.-China-related issues. All staff members are expected to be committed to the National Committee’s mission and represent the organization in a professional manner.

Program officers are ultimately responsible for all aspects of their programs, from planning and budgeting to execution and follow-up. While staff members must be flexible and often wear several hats, we strive for consistency with regard to program workload, so program officers will occasionally be required to help out in other programmatic areas.

Key Functions     

  • Research, conceptualize, and support new and existing and next generation and government affairs programming
  • Identify and cultivate potential and existing program participants by tapping into NCUSCR’s own network of partners and developing new partners
  • Maintain and deepen the professional and personal networks between program participants and between the participants and NCUSCR
  • Oversee the day-to-day programmatic, logistical, administrative, and wrap-up of the programs, including regular coordination with Chinese counterpart organizations
  • Collaborate with senior staff members and program assistants to attain program goals
  • Support development department colleagues on fundraising strategies, to ensure that programs maintain their financial support

Additional Responsibilities

  • Draft and coordinate the dissemination of programmatic communications
  • Set up/manage invitations and registration systems as needed
  • Deliver programs on budget, conduct all necessary vendor bidding, expense reimbursements, and invoicing
  • Oversee/support travel and logistics, as needed
  • Maintain participant records in Salesforce database
  • Keep current on China and U.S.-China related issues, and prepare electronic briefing books for program participants

Qualifications

  • Broad-based knowledge of China and U.S.-China relations, including challenges in the relationship
  • Strong interpersonal and cross-cultural skills; ability to work well in teams
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, with strong time-management skills
  • Solid communication, writing, and editing skills
  • Professionally proficient in Chinese, oral and written
  • Flexibility and willingness to work in a nonprofit environment with some evening and weekend work; in addition, (post-pandemic) regular domestic travel and one or two annual trips to China are expected
  • Work experience/knowledge of U.S. government, particularly Congress, is desirable
  • Program evaluation skills and grant-writing experience are desirable
  • Experience living/working in China desired

Requirements

  • Minimum of three years of project/program management; B.A. required, M.A. in relevant discipline preferred
  • U.S. work authorization required

 


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