Development Assistant (Japanese)

Japanese American National Museum

Los Angeles, California


Development Assistant (Japanese) supports development and comprehensive campaign operations for the Japanese American National Museum. Actively participates in assisting with strategic planning of activities designed to increase contributed and earned income and visitorship amongst Japanese- speaking individuals and organizations. Full-time, non-exempt. 40 hours/week, Monday - Friday, hybrid option available. Occasional evening, weekend hours required.

Bachelors preferred. Minimum one year successful experience in office work. Must be Japanese- English bi-lingual (spoken and written) and bi-cultural with professional phone manners.  Excellent communication and negotiation skills. Excellent organizational skills, detail oriented. Strong proofreader. Knowledge of Japanese American history and culture a plus. Previous experience supervising volunteers beneficial.

MS Office, Google Calendar, Gmail preferred. Familiarity with Altru/CRM beneficial. Accuracy and attention to detail essential. Requires criminal background and credit check + COVID-19 vaccination with bivalent booster.  

$17- $18.75/hour DOE. EOE.

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