ASME has an exciting opportunity for a high energy and creative Development Coordinator to join our growing ASME Foundation team, working remotely for the time being, and ultimately in our New York City office.
The ASME Foundation supports an arc of programs dedicated to sparking a lifelong passion for engineering; starting with youngsters through to nurturing engineers’ brilliant innovative solutions that improve quality of life for people all over the world. At the heart of the Foundation’s mission is to help create an engineering workforce that is diverse, inclusive, accessible and multi-disciplinary.
The Development Coordinator manages the flow and exchange of information, streamlines interactions, and acts as general administrative and organizational support for the Managing Director of Philanthropy / Executive Director of the ASME Foundation.
JOB DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
•Take notes at meetings, type up documents, input information into database, and organize documents and files for the team
•Calendar management and direct schedule management for the Managing Director/ED
•Coordination and booking of all required resources for all Philanthropy internal and external meetings
•Travel management for the MD/ED and other members of the team
•Process expense/reimbursement reports
•Submit invoices/contracts for processing
•Assist with website content management
•Support Philanthropy team in planning and execution of philanthropic/fundraising events
•Assist with additional projects as requested
This position requires a bachelor’s degree with a minimum of three years relevant professional experience. Successful candidates will have the ability to work entrepreneurially and as an integral part of growing team. Experience with social media platforms is preferred.
The ideal candidate will present other important qualifications and competencies such as:
•Communication -- Exceptional verbal and written skills are required.
•Project Management — Strong project management skills with the ability to concurrently manage multiple work streams and overlapping deadlines is required. Attention to detail is critical to this role.
•Collaboration -- Collaboration across a broad range of ASME staff, volunteers and partners will be critical in the cultivation of corporate and foundation relationships.
•Technical Skills -- Must have experience working with a contact database (preferably SalesForce) and be proficient in Microsoft Office, especially PowerPoint.
•Diplomacy — Fundraising is a delicate path of relationship building — candidate must have strong interpersonal skills and a sensitivity to protocols.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status. ASME takes affirmative action in support of its policy to and advance in employment individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.
Only those candidates selected for further consideration will be contacted.
ASME helps the global engineering community develop solutions to real world challenges. Founded in 1880 as The American Society of Mechanical Engineers, ASME is a nonprofit professional organization that enables collaboration, knowledge sharing and skill development across all engineering disciplines, while promoting the vital role of the engineer in society. ASME codes and standards, publications, conferences, continuing education, and professional development programs provide a foundation for advancing technical knowledge and a safer world. From college students and early-career engineers to project managers, corporate executives, researchers and academic leaders, ASME's members are as diverse as the engineering community itself.