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Development Officer (60% - 80%)

Asia Society Switzerland is committed to exploring Asia's role in a multilateral world and to advancing the dialogue and strengthening partnerships among individuals and institutions in Switzerland and Asia. Across the fields of arts, culture, education and policy, we provide insights, promote collaboration and contribute to a deeper understanding of the most dynamic and fastest-growing region in the world.

Join our team and be responsible for managing our membership program. The membership program is comprised of lower level and mid-level giving.


  • Create, lead and implement growth, acquisition, renewal and engagement plans for members, focusing on a multi-channel written and digital communications approach

  • Manage event registration and post-event emails and reporting

  • Oversee and champion our member database and its ongoing operation

  • Cultivate members through direct engagement at member events

  • You are responsible for the annual membership targets


  • Support our Co-Executive Director in cultivating, maintaining and advancing relationships with corporations, institutions and major donors

  • Give support in prospect research and visit preparation

  • Perform any other duties related to the functions above


The person who will best succeed in this role, the ideal candidate:

  • Feels a real sense of ownership to get things done

  • Uses creative ideas and works focused on the goal

  • Is a problem-solver at heart – constantly assessing how processes could be improved

  • Is organized and is experienced in handling multiple projects running in parallel

  • Has at least three to five years’ experience in fundraising and knowledge of interacting with members and donors

  • Has strong interpersonal and excellent written and verbal skills in English and German (English as a mother tongue is a plus)

  • Has experience in inbound marketing, digital & social media marketing and cloud-based CRM solutions such as Salesforce

  • Has lived and/or worked in Asia and is passionate about Asia

Starting Date: July 1st, 2019


Please send your full application to switzerland@asiasociety.org. This recruitment process will follow a defined calendar, so please pay attention when you apply:

Deadline for Applications: April 30, 2019

1st Round of Interviews: May 17, 2019

2nd Round of Interviews: May 27, 2019



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Development Officer (60% - 80%)


Veröffentlicht am 14/04/2019