Dec 5

Job: Development Associate @ Japan Society of NY (NYC)

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PositionDevelopment Associate
Posted By: Japan Society of New York
Location:  NYC


The Development Associate (Individual Giving) provides the administrative backbone for individual giving, ensuring the smooth operation of all aspects of Japan Society’s individual membership and gift programs, including renewals; gift processing and acknowledgement; data entry and record-keeping; handling of member queries via phone and email; special events assistance; and research.


  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of two years related development administration experience, or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must be a flexible and detail-oriented team player with ability to multitask.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills, and strong written, oral and intercultural communication skills are essential.
  • Experience with database processing (preferably Raiser’s Edge—including the building of queries and custom reports, and prospect tracking utilities) required.
  • Knowledge of Japanese culture a plus.


Email your resume, and letter of interest indicating your current salary or salary expectations, to the Director of Human Resources, at – jobs @

Established in 1907, New York’s Japan Society is an internationally recognized nonprofit, nonpolitical organization that provides access to information on Japan, offers opportunities to experience Japanese culture, and fosters sustained and open dialogue on issues important to the U.S., Japan, and East Asia.

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