Armenia Fund USA - Job Description

  1. Major Gift Officer
  2. Database Analyst / Data Entry

Job Description

1. Major Gift Officer

Basic Function:

Responsible for the design, management and implementation of the major giving program, the Major Gift Officer will have a significant impact on the organization’s future ability to continue to fund large-scale infrastructure initiatives in the developing nations of Armenia and neighboring Nagorno Karabakh.

Reports To:

Executive Director

Major Responsibilities:

  1. Oversee and manage all aspects of Major Gift fundraising as it relates to the $5,000 to $99,999 levels. Prepare written materials including correspondence and solicitation materials. Also have direct involvement in the preparation of press releases, newsletter and PR material as it relates to major gift fundraising.
  2. Serve as primary liaison with Major Gifts Committee. Work with this board committee to develop levels. Develop strategies to reach fundraising goals for each level. Confer with delegated board members regarding strategies and progress.
  3. Identify, research cultivate and solicit qualified prospects for major gifts. Maintain individual donor profiles and all communication with next-steps on qualified prospects and donors.
  4. Maintain prospect/donor database as it relates to Major Giving and employ prospect “moves management” to administer systematic cultivation process for prospects. Responsible for defining a “strategic action plan” for each prospect based on data available and supervising its use in solicitation of gifts to closure. Confer with Executive Director and/or appropriate board members in determining strategy and priority of prospects to approach.
  5. Coordinate Major Gift cultivation and recognition events with assistance of office personnel and/or with community volunteer leaders in several Eastern U.S. cities.
  6. Attend local concerts, receptions, political events and cultivation events as required. Attend regional functions of the organization throughout the Eastern U.S. as required.
  7. Manage stewardship of major gift donors, receiving feedback, additional prospect leads, volunteer help and coordinate testimonials for further marketing/donation building purposes. Develop programs of public recognition for volunteers and contributors.
  8. Develop short and long-term goals with Executive Director that are reviewed periodically and that are both challenging and realistic.
  9. Prepare concise, comparative reports for quarterly board meetings, showing areas of improvement and progress toward all stated goals.

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Job Description

2. Database Analyst / Data Entry

Salary: Open
Location: New York, NY
Type: Part Time / Full Time - Experienced

Armenia Fund USA, a 14-year-old non-profit organization, is seeking a full time / part-time employee for database analysis and data entry (24 hr/wk). Located in New York City, and funded entirely through donations and foundation grants. For more information on visit our website at



The successful candidate will have:

Competitive salary & benefits. Position to begin immediately.

Apply by February 28.

Send cover letter with resume to Irina Lazarian, at [email protected], fax 212-689-5317 / 646-365-3234 or mail to Armenia Fund USA, 152 Madison Ave., Ste 803, New York, NY 1001