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READ is currently hiring for the positions listed below:




Development and Marketing Associate

San Francisco, CA

About the Position:

READ Global is seeking a passionate, collaborative, creative, and self-directed Development and Marketing Associate to join its small and fast-paced team at READ’s San Francisco headquarters. The Development and Marketing Associate is a full time position working closely with the Executive Director to assist in meeting a $3 million annual fundraising goal. Reporting to the Executive Director, and working in close collaboration across all three affiliate teams in Bhutan, India, and Nepal, the Development and Marketing Associate will support a wide range of functions integral to raising funds and building awareness of READ Global. Responsibilities will include overseeing individual donor communications; supporting grant research, writing, and reporting; managing the organization’s online presence; and creating marketing collateral. This is an exciting opportunity for a dedicated and mission-driven development professional who wants to gain a breadth of experience with a growing international non-profit organization.

Responsibilities:

Development (50%)

  1. Manage the development and distribution of individual fundraising materials, including two annual fundraising appeals (print and online), reaching all READ donors through segmented messaging with an appropriate ask for support or thank you.
  2. Support donor stewardship and relationship management using Salesforce. Work with READ’s Administrative Office Manager and finance team to manage deposits and send tax receipts.
  3. Assist the Executive Director and Asia Regional Director with donor research, grant writing, and report-writing for foundations and corporate funders.
  4. Create presentations and manage logistics for several fundraising and awareness-building events throughout the year.
  5. Develop and manage donation pages for READ fundraising campaigns, individual supporter campaigns, and events.

Marketing and Communications (50%)

  1. Manage the development and distribution of READ’s Annual Report (print and online)
  2. Develop annual progress reports to be shared with READ's most significant donors
  3. Update marketing collateral for the organization on a regular basis, including country, program, and partnerships overviews. Liaise with READ’s contracted graphic designer to create new marketing collateral as necessary.
  4. Oversee the organization’s online presence by providing regular updates to the READ Global website.
  5. Write articles for the organization’s blog on a monthly basis, and manage the sending of quarterly e-newsletters to READ supporters.
  6. Manage and execute the organization’s social media strategy, via Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.
  7. Support public relations outreach as needed.

Qualifications / Characteristics:

  1. Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to represent the organization publicly and passionately to donors and partners.
  2. Strong attention to detail; organized and systematic in donor follow-through and stewardship.
  3. Experience with donor databases (Salesforce) and social media platforms strongly preferred.
  4. Ability to work across diverse cultures and different time zones (some evening or early morning calls with our Asia teams will be necessary to excel in this position).
  5. Collaborative and self-directed with ability to work with a small and efficient team.
  6. Passionate commitment to READ Global’s mission and vision and ability to thrive in a mission-driven environment.
  7. Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
  8. Proficiency with Microsoft Office – particularly Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.

Compensation:

Salary commensurate with experience. An excellent benefits package is offered.

Time and Location:

Full-time at our headquarters in the Presidio neighborhood of San Francisco, California.

How to Apply:

Please send a cover letter and resume by email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it with the subject line “Development and Marketing Associate – [Your name]”. No calls please. Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled or April 15, 2015.




Administrative Office Manager

San Francisco, CA

About the Position:

READ Global is seeking a collaborative, self-directed, and highly organized Administrative Office Manager to join its small and fast-paced team at READ’s San Francisco headquarters. The Administrative Office Manager is the primary administrative staff member of the organization, responsible for maintaining office systems, supplies, and support for the organization’s staff. This is ideally a full time position, but part time (20-30 hours a week) will be considered for strong candidates. Reporting to the Executive Director and working closely with the finance team in Asia, the Administrative Office Manager will help ensure the smooth functioning of the READ Global office. The position will break down roughly as follows: 50% administrative and executive support, and 50% office management. As the primary support position for the Executive Director, responsibilities will include providing donor, board and administrative support in the form of data and systems management, reporting, and logistics. This is an exciting opportunity for a dedicated administrative professional to join a mission-driven international non-profit organization.

Responsibilities:

Administrative and Executive Support (50%)

  1. Manage all filing and record keeping in the San Francisco office. Scan and send invoices and receipts to the Executive Director and finance team for payment approval. Maintain orderly office files.
  2. Work with READ’s finance team in Asia to manage deposits of funds received and gift tracking.
  3. Work with the organization’s Development and Marketing Associate to manage donation entry into Salesforce, and the distribution of regular tax receipts to donors.
  4. Assistance with calendar, timesheets, expense reports, and travel arrangements for READ Global Executive Director.
  5. Assist the Executive Director in tracking donor relationships, activities, and grant management through Salesforce.

Office Management (50%)

  1. Oversee a variety of HR responsibilities, including the administration of the organization’s 401K plan, new employee processing, the employee health benefit plan, etc.
  2. Manage office systems and logistics including cloud storage (Box), Internet, telephone systems, office lease, and various subscriptions.
  3. Manage relationships with vendors and providers of those systems for fast and efficient service.
  4. Manage incoming and outgoing mail, as well as the organization’s general email inbox.
  5. Manage effective inventory control and storage of office supplies and marketing collateral material.
  6. Provide logistical support for occasional fundraising events.
  7. Assist with occasional mass mailings, such as fundraising appeals to donors.

Qualifications / Characteristics:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
  2. 2 years+ office administration experience
  3. Strong attention to detail; organized and systematic in data entry and processes
  4. Proficiency in Microsoft Office and other administrative software tools (Preferably Salesforce)
  5. High level of personal and professional integrity and trustworthiness
  6. Ability to work across diverse cultures and different time zones in order to address global opportunities
  7. Collaborative and self-directed with ability to work with a small and efficient team.
  8. Strong work ethic and self-directed
  9. Passion for READ Global’s mission

Compensation:

Salary commensurate with experience. An excellent benefits package is offered.

Time and Location:

Full-time at our headquarters in the Presidio neighborhood of San Francisco, California.

How to Apply:

Please send a cover letter and resume by email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it with the subject line “Administrative Office Manager – [Your name]”. No calls please. Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled or April 15, 2015.