(JOB) Development Assistant, Membership - Japanese American National

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Japanese American National Museum Job Posting Development Assistant, Membership Full-Time/ Non-Exempt

An affiliate of the Smithsonian Institution and AAM accredited, the
Japanese American National Museum (www.janm.org) is recognized as one of
the nation’s premier cultural museums. In 2010 the Japanese American
National Museum received America’s highest honor for museums, the federal
IMLS National Medal. The National Museum is located adjacent to the Metro
Gold Line in the Little Tokyo/Arts district in downtown Los Angeles, a
neighborhood that has experienced an exciting revitalization with diverse
new restaurants, shops, luxury apartments, and nightlife.

The mission of the Japanese American National Museum, home of the National
Center for the Preservation of Democracy, “is to promote understanding and
appreciation of America’s ethnic and cultural diversity by sharing the
Japanese American experience. Based in the historic Little Tokyo
neighborhood, it has a nation-wide focus and international base of support.

This position is part of the Development unit and is primarily responsible
for the accurate and timely processing of all gifts, acknowledgement
letters and renewal notifications related to the membership program.
Coordinates volunteers for development unit related activities including
membership drives, development events, and museum programs and functions.

Provides support for member inquiries and request. Generates reports and
lists from Raiser’s Edge. Must be available to work evenings and weekends,
as needed. Bachelors degree preferred. At least 1 year of database entry
and customer service experience. Willingness to learn and apply new skills.
Ability to multi-task and prioritize. Ability to work well under pressure
to meet deadlines. Excellent organizational skills and be detail oriented.
Professional phone manner is essential. Demonstrate commitment and
flexibility at all times in order to ensure high quality service. Knowledge
of Japanese American history and culture a plus.* *Must be able to provide
courteous and effective service to co-workers, volunteers and the general
public.* *Experience with MS Word, Excel, Raiser’s Edge and gmail
preferred. Visit www.janm.org/jobs/ for application form. EOE.

Benefits: M, D, V, FSA, ERISA 403(b), 12 holidays, sick/vacation time,
parking, discounts in museum store and Chado tea room.

Submit: Cover Letter, application and resume with salary history &

Japanese American National Museum

Attn: Human Resources, Re: Development Assistant

100 N. Central Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012

Email: hr@janm.org Fax (213) 830-5673

No Phone Calls Please

11/30/12, Open Until Filled

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