This is an incredible opportunity to play a defining role in the growth of Survival International’s US office and be at the heart of the global movement for tribal peoples’ rights in the USA.
You will be responsible for all the administrative aspects of running a successful and dynamic international non-profit, from donor care and supporter relations to financial administration, accounting and governance.
The position has a huge amount of variety, and enormous potential for professional development.
Please note that you would be the second staff person in a team of two and therefore must be completely comfortable with working in a small team, and from time to time alone.
You will be meticulous, efficient, and highly organized. You will demonstrate reliability, versatility, and great diligence.
We are less interested in formal qualifications or prior experience than a demonstrated ability to work with great accuracy and organization. We need you to be able to work independently with minimal supervision.
You must demonstrate commitment to Survival International's vision, mission, and values.
It is crucial that you be highly numerate with flawless written English and extremely strong writing skills. Please do not apply unless you meet these criteria, which will be rigorously tested.
> Solid IT skills (mail-merge, Excel formulae, etc.)
> Ability and readiness to work outside normal hours and to travel, if and when required
> Confidence and resourcefulness
> An enthusiastic and personable manner – energetic and committed
> Experience working with Salesforce or similar CRMs.
> Proficiency in French, German (preferred), Italian, Portuguese or Spanish
> Basic coding
The role of administrator encompasses a wide variety of tasks, subject to change as the US office evolves and grows. The following list is not exhaustive.
> Provide an excellent donor experience and great supporter care
> Constantly assess, develop and improve our donor stewardship plan
> Administer online and offline donation records
> Administer our supporter database / CRM
> Assist supporters who carry out fundraising and awareness-raising events
> Maintain accurate monthly records of all income and expenditure
> Keep meticulous banking records
> Submit our annual federal and state taxes
> Coordinate meetings of the board
> Ensure we remain compliant with non-profit law
Strategy and growth
> Help develop and pursue strategies to grow our US office
> Undertake outreach to new audiences in order to grow our supporter base
> Assist in the realization of campaigns goals in the USA
What can we offer you?
When you join Survival International, you’re getting more than just a career: you’re gaining a unique opportunity to join one of the most exciting campaigning organizations around; it is not just a job. You will be working with an international team of passionate people who really care about human rights and want to change the status quo.
You will play a crucial role in the shaping of Survival’s future in the USA.
Being part of such a small (but growing!) team offers the opportunity for real flexibility in your day-to-day work and the development of your role.
You will not be pigeonholed by your job description and there are great opportunities for increasing your skills and growing professionally.
Survival International USA is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability or handicap, or veteran status.
We have generous annual leave (25 paid vacation days).
This is a full time position (Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm).
In order to apply, download the application form from www.survivalinternational.org/info/work. Please send the completed form along with your resume and cover letter to the email address provided.