Account Associate

Position Description | August 2018

 

Give2Asia a leading provider of philanthropic services that improve lives for millions of people. We provide international donors and philanthropic institutions with a trusted platform to support and partner with local charitable groups in 25 locations in the Asian-Pacific region.

 

Summary of Position Expectations

The Account Associate is responsible for supporting donor stewardship activities, with an emphasis on Give2Asia’s major corporate donors. Primary responsibilities include providing wide-ranging assistance to Account Managers who manage relationships with Give2Asia’s corporate clients and serving as a center of knowledge around Give2Asia’s best practices in stewardship. The Corporate Associate must demonstrate attention to details, strong communication skills, and a strong ability to organize data and conduct research; as well as a commitment to facilitating philanthropy in support of vital, sustainable communities in Asia.

RELATIONSHIPS

Reports to: Account Manager

Internal: Interacts most closely with Give2Asia’s Account Management Department, overseas Field Advisors in 25 different countries and locations in Asia, and other departments as needed within Give2Asia.

External: Interacts with Give2Asia grantees and donors.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelors degree with minimum 1-3 years of professional experience
  • Excellent, professional verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail and strong commitment to excellence in all activities
  • Proven track record with organizational, interpersonal, and multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to prioritize, collaborate with others, work in a team environment, and be flexible
  • Entrepreneurial and able to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent computer skills and knowledge of standard office software, including presentation software (e.g. PowerPoint). Experience with grant making and database applications strongly preferred (e.g. Salesforce)
  • Ability to communicate cross-culturally with communities in Asia
  • Work or life experience in Asia strongly preferred
  • Interest in corporate philanthropy and civil society development in Asia preferred

 

Job Functions 

The Account Associate will support the stewardship of major donors, under the oversight of the Account Manager who manages the relationships with those particular donors. In cooperation with the relevant Program Manager, the Program Associate will be responsible for the following:

Stewardship of major clients

  • Track grant portfolios and keep assigned Account Manager updated on progress and issues that arise
  • Design and produce high-level as well as detailed grant making analyses, portfolio reports, and other documents adapted to the unique needs of each corporate client
  • Draft other stewardship materials
  • Collect, document, and disseminate best practices in Give2Asia’s stewardship of major clients
  • Help assigned Account Manager respond to special requests from donors, as needed
  • Serve as a back-up contact person for assigned major clients when Account Manager is unavailable Grant making support
  • Upkeep grant making data on Salesforce and Box database
  • Ensure that assigned grants are made and reported on accurately, efficiently, and in a timely manner
  • Review grant proposals and reports and seek clarification from the field, as needed
  • Enter grant information into Salesforce database at the proposal and reporting stage; ensure information is kept up to date
  • Write and edit proposals from nonprofit organizations in Asia, donor reports, case studies and other grant-related documents
  • Prepare custom proposal packages
  • Maintain communication with field advisors and grantees across Asia Research
  • Keep Account Manager informed of current events and developments related to and of interest to Give2Asia’s major clients
  • Conduct research on potential new grantees and/or fields of interest
  • Provide other research or content on current clients and grantees as requested by Business Development and Marketing staff

Other

  • Optimize database use for client stewardship; other database management and data entry, as requested
  • Orient and train interns
  • Represent Give2Asia at philanthropic, industry, and/or client events on occasion
  • Additional tasks as required

 

How To Apply

Application deadline: We are reviewing application on rolling basis. Early application is appreciated.

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