Organisation: Animals Asia
Position: Manager of Gift Processing and Donor Relations
Location: Los Angeles, CA, US
Salary: Competitive salary package
Closing date: 01/03/2020 (day/month/year)
Founded in 1998 by Jill Robinson,
from her home in Hong Kong, Animals Asia promotes compassion and respect for
all animals and works to bring about long-term change. We work to end the
barbaric bear bile trade, which sees over 10,000 bears kept on bile farms in
China, and, according to official figures, almost 1,000 suffering the same fate
Animals Asia has to date, rescued
over 600 bears, caring for them at our award-winning bear sanctuaries in China
Animals Asia also works to end the
trade in dogs and cats for food in China and Vietnam, and lobbies to improve
the welfare of companion animals, promote humane population management and
prevent the cross-border export of "meat dogs" in Asia.
In addition, Animals Asia campaigns
for an end to abusive animal practices in zoos and safari parks in Asia and
works closely with governing authorities to improve animal management and
increase awareness of the welfare needs of captive animals.
The Animals Asia Foundation is at a
critical juncture in its development and has the opportunity to achieve one of
its core goals within the next 5 years which is to end bear bile farming in
Overview of US Market
Animals Asia currently raises $12M (USD) through its global fundraising and communications program. With a goal of ending bear bile farming in Vietnam within the next 5 years on the horizon, there will be new investment in individual giving fundraising and a major brand awareness and fundraising marketing campaign beginning in 2020 with a strong focus on the US market.
The North American market contributes approximately $2M annually, which is 15% of the total gross income for the global organization. AAF US works closely with the Hong Kong Headquarters to achieve a range of organizational objectives.
The Manager of Gift Processing and Donor Relations will help provide
outstanding care to our donors and promote adherence to industry standard best
practices for US charitable contributions.
You will work with the global Individual Giving team and the US team to
develop our relationship with supporters in order to inspire a deeper
partnership with us. You will have an understanding of supporter engagement
principles and be a well-organized and self-motivated, strategic thinker with
an ability to see how our work ties into the bigger picture. You will ensure
that a supporter led focus is maintained and that supporters are put at the
heart of our processes and operations, while ensuring that there is a focus on
accuracy, consistency and complete transparency.
You will be the primary point of contact in the US to ensure donations
are processed and acknowledged, the donor journey is maintained and
communications with supporters are appropriate and in line with the
The Manager of Gift Processing and Donor Relations also provides support
for the Senior Director of Development and Executive Director as needed. This
full-time position is based out of Los Angeles, and reports to the Senior
Director of Development.
Skills and Qualifications:
Compensation, Benefits and
This role is based in Los Angeles, working in an
office environment full time (40 hours/week). Animals Asia Foundation is
located in the Industrious coworking office space in Playa Vista at 6060 Center
Drive, 10th Floor.
To apply for the post, please send a letter of
application stating the skills and approach that you would bring to the post,
and your suitability for this role, along with your CV/resume (no photos) in
English in strict confidence BY EMAIL ONLY to (see email below)
Please ensure that they are sent as Word or PDF
documents with the titles “your name cover letter” and “your name CV/resume”.
Please put “Animals Asia- Gift Processing and Donor Relations” in
the email subject line and please state how you found out about the job
Deadline for applications: Sunday, March 1st,
Contact person: Karem Armstrong
Response email: Click here to email the recruiter
Preferred method of response: Email
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