Washington, D.C., nonprofit health organization seeks entry-level fundraising professional who is passionate about our mission to save human and animal lives.
About the Physicians Committee
The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine is a nonprofit health organization dedicated to saving and improving lives through good nutrition, advanced medical research, and public policy advocacy. Our vision is to create a healthier world through a new emphasis on disease prevention, plant-based nutrition, and scientific research conducted ethically, without using animals. We invite you to visit our YouTube channel, our website, and Physicians Committee president Dr. Neal Barnard’s blog.
About our Development Team
Our Development team supports the Physicians Committee’s programs and campaigns by managing the fundraising channels of events, major gifts, annual giving, grants, and planned giving.
About this Career Opportunity
This is a great opportunity for an individual wishing to gain entry-level fundraising experience. The Development Assistant will have a hand in membership communications and handle various administrative functions for the development department. The position will expose you to a wide range of Physicians Committee campaigns, issues, and programs. It also has growth potential to include managing fundraising campaigns.
Specific duties include:
• Helping prepare e-mail messages to supporters
• Maintaining state charitable registration files
• Running reports
• Coordinating our petition program
• Processing invoices
This position will also serve as backup to our Membership Assistant in fielding inquiries from both members and nonmembers primarily by phone and e-mail and performing data entry. This is a full-time position located at the Physicians Committee’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. (Friendship Heights on Metro’s Red Line)
Who We’re Looking For
The Physicians Committee is looking for a success-oriented person with a strong interest in our mission. If you are detail-oriented, a creative problem-solver, and a multitasker, we want to hear from you. Excellent oral and written communication skills and an interest in a career in fundraising are required. Experience working in a nonprofit setting in an entry level role is a plus, but not required.
How to Apply
In your cover letter, please tell us about your interest in our work to create a healthier world through a new emphasis on disease prevention, plant-based nutrition, and scientific research conducted ethically, without using animals. Please also tell us about your accomplishments and about any experience you have working in a fundraising department, managing projects, and improving the operations of your workplace. To apply online, visit www.pcrm.org/careers. We look forward to hearing from you! Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis.