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Job Opportunities

Development Manager


The Asian Pacific American Institute for Congressional Studies (APAICS) is seeking an experienced Development Manager. This individual is responsible for the development and effective implementation of fundraising and marketing strategies under the direction of the President and CEO. 


  • Collaborate with President and CEO to create a development plan that increases brand awareness and revenue to support the organization’s strategic direction.

  • Implement a comprehensive fundraising plan that includes grants, individual donations, corporate donations and fundraising events.

  • Focus on identifying, cultivating and soliciting current and prospective donors.

  • Work closely with APAICS External Affairs Manager to implement donor maintenance activities.

  • Ability to work within a budget.

  • Provide friendly donor centered customer service and represent the organization and its mission in a professional and positive manner.

  • Manage data input of all donor history and interactions.

  • Compiling donor lists for the annual report.

  • Maintaining a donor database and executing prompt acknowledgement of donations


  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years of professional experience in a similar role in development; preferred background in non-profit and/or political campaigns.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite: Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

  • Proficient in donor CRM systems, such as Raiser’s Edge, EveryAction, Salesforce  

  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills.

  • Demonstrate sense of urgency, ability to independently determine priorities, maintain activity on a number of projects simultaneously and meet deadlines.

  • High levels of organization and prioritization.

  • Self-motivated to and able to thrive in fast-paced, goal-oriented, team environment

  • Sound judgment, discretion and commitment. Maintain confidentiality and a high degree of accuracy in donor records.

  • Demonstrated commitment to supporting the AA & NH/PI community.


  • Salary is $65,000 - $75,000 with healthcare premium reimbursement, 21 days of vacation and access to 401(k) plan after 90 days of employment, all federal holidays off, and Christmas through New Year’s off, and transit benefits.

  • This full-time opportunity is located in Washington, D.C.


To apply for this position, please submit the following items to with email Subject: Development Manager

  • Cover Letter

  • Two professional references

  • Resume


In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

Additionally, all persons hired will be required to submit to and clear a background check prior to commencement of employment.

Additionally, all persons hired will be required to submit to and clear a background check prior to commencement of employment.

APAICS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law.


Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

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