Founded in 2000 on
the belief that World Change Starts with Educated Children®, Room to Read is
creating a world free from illiteracy and gender inequality. We are achieving
this goal by providing support during the two most critical time periods in a
child’s education: primary school for literacy acquisition and secondary school
for girls’ education. Our Literacy Program trains and coaches teachers, creates
quality books and curricular materials and establishes libraries filled with
diverse children’s books in local languages that can be enjoyed at school or
home. Our Girls’ Education Program helps girls build skills to succeed in
secondary school and make key life decisions by providing life skills
curriculum, opportunities for mentorship and peer support, and family and
Room to Read
collaborates with local communities, partner organizations and governments to
test and implement innovative models that can be integrated into the education
system to deliver positive outcomes for children at scale. To date, Room to
Read has reached 18 million children in 37,000 communities across Bangladesh,
Cambodia, Grenada, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Jordan, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal,
Rwanda, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Vietnam and Zambia, and plans to
benefit 40 million children by 2025. Learn more at www.roomtoread.org.
Room to Read’s
Development Operations team (DevOps), a sub team of the Global Philanthropy
Operations Team, is seeking a Development Operations Analyst to provide
general administrative support with the primary responsibility of supporting
gift processing and updating records in our fundraising
and donor reporting database systems for our Asia Pacific (APAC) team, with
offices in Hong Kong, Singapore, Australia and Japan. This position reports to
the Director of Shared Services.
This is an
excellent opportunity for someone who is not only interested in supporting our
fundraising processes, but also excited about impacting positive change by
recommending process improvements. This position is based in our Mumbai
office and provides team support for the Asia Pacific offices.
offline gift processing for Hong Kong, Singapore, Japan and Australia,
including the processing of checks, bank transfers, and stock gifts;
scanning all checks and backup information, reviewing and identifying correct coding, enteringinto fundraising software
(Salesforce NGO Connect) and issuing receipts based on each market’s needs.
party APAC gift in terms of importing and exporting for processing and
reconciliation as well as routine updates and requests from vendors.
reconciling donations on a monthly basis with the Accounting team and
attend monthly meetings.
Oversee corporate matching gift process, including matching gift file maintenance; research
and confirm gifts to be matched; prepare and mail matching gift
application forms; acknowledge matching gifts; follow up with matching
gift donors as needed; enter data and provide
reporting for matching gift pledges database.
accurate donor records in our Salesforce database, including importing of
new records, cross-checking imported data. Provide remote database
management support for events, managing registration and overseeing ticket
review and enhance best practice guidelines for ensuring integrity of the
APAC data records.
management of Salesforce database: monitor Chatter requests screen and
de-duplicate records, perform mass updates for recoding donations when
needed, update addresses, and overall ensure data quality.
APAC receipting compliance and donation remittance documents and update to
sustainer gifts to manage duplicates and other issues.
with global team members on projects related to the database.
reports from the database as requested.
APAC audit processes by meeting with auditor and supplying all information
required for audit investigations.
Other ad hoc
duties, as necessary to support the APAC and DevOps teams
and Proposals Support:
accurate records of grant proposals and grant reports and help APAC
fundraisers use grants administration and project allocation
Input new records and maintain the allocation of literacy projects for APAC
staff requesting funding opportunities for donors.
Support the APAC fundraisers in the development of donor
deadlines, required data, and honorific language related to funding
opportunities for APAC donors.
degree (preferably B.Com) with relevant work experience
A minimum of
two years of work experience in a fast-paced, growth-oriented
environment preferably not for profit
Highly organized, strong attention to detail and
written and oral communication skills in
English with the ability to adjust communication style based on the audience
using Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook
Experience with databases and ability to continually learn new technology, database
processes and procedures as needed
working with numbers and calculations
and tenacious troubleshooting skills
work independently and as part of a team
ethic and ability to juggle multiple priorities with competing
and positive attitude
eligible to work in India; no sponsorship provided
dedicated volunteer activity and/or commitment to non-profit
Previous experience working with relational databases and/or web integration tools
experience working closely and building relationships with diverse groups
in project management
To be successful at
Room to Read, you will also:
for our mission and a strong desire to impact a dynamic nonprofit
proactive and innovative thinker who achieves results and creates positive
Have a very
high level of personal and professional integrity and trustworthiness
diversity and a commitment to collaboration
Thrive in a
fast-paced and fun environment
Room to Read
is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to identifying and
developing the skills and leadership of people from diverse backgrounds.
Room to Read offers
a competitive salary with excellent benefits. The non-monetary compensation
includes a unique opportunity to be part of an innovative, meaningful, fun, and
rapidly growing organization that is transforming the lives of millions of
children in India by focusing on literacy and gender equality in education.
Global Office –
Mumbai / New Delhi, India
Qualified candidates are invited to apply here or refer career section
at our website www.roomtoread.org You will be asked to
complete an online application and upload your resume and cover letter.
to high applicant volume, we regret that we are not able to send personalized
responses to all applicants. Applications are accepted until the position is