Kundiman is in search of a Finance and Operations Director who is self-directed, takes initiative, and is able to work collaboratively, as well as independently. This position will be conducted remotely and reports to Kundiman’s Executive Director. Kundiman is an organization that is dedicated to nurturing generations of writers and readers of Asian American literature.

Title:  Finance & Operations Director

Reports to: Executive Director

Salary Range:  $60,000–$65,000

$850 monthly healthcare stipend

30 days paid time off, plus holidays


Duties:

Finance

  • Oversee Kundiman’s annual tax audit
  • Ensure tax compliance and timely state and federal tax filings
  • Liaise with external bookkeeper and accountants and gather materials for annual financial review
  • Oversee payroll and contractor payments; ensure all employment and contractor tax documents are filed and issued on time
  • Oversee tracking and documentation of income and expenses; code income and expenses by program
  • Provide board, program, and grant support by producing accurate financial reports, budgets, and projections
  • Deposit and issue physical checks and make online payments to contractors and honoraria recipients
  • Track donations for appropriate allocation
  • Review existing accounting structures and make recommendations for improvements

Operations

  • Oversee Kundiman’s Human Resources by updating staff and HR handbooks, onboarding and offboarding employees, and updating job descriptions
  • Oversee and ensure the filing of insurance, including general liability, directors and officers insurance, and cybersecurity insurance
  • Maintain labor compliance, workers’ compensation, and disability insurance for all employees, including state-specific programs for remote workers
  • Create and maintain an organization-wide system of project management
  • Maintain Kundiman’s database, Kindful, our CRM and donor-tracking platform
  • Analyze demographic data from leadership, participants, and donors
  • Lead all aspects of planning for Board and staff meetings, including updating Board materials and booking venues, caterers, and event staff
  • Manage supplies and office equipment and maintain inventory of items and off-site storage
  • Ensure parcels and mail are sent and received in a timely manner
  • Oversee Finance and Operations staff
  • Perform any other reasonable tasks assigned by the Executive Director


We’re looking for candidates with:

  • At least three years experience with non-profit administrative and financial operations
  • Strong organizational, management, and problem-solving skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Ability to efficiently manage time, oversee multiple projects, and meet deadlines
  • Strong written, verbal, and copy editing skills
  • Desire to work within a community of writers and arts workers
  • An interest in supporting an Asian American literary arts organization, as well as an interest in Asian American literature
  • Experience using Kindful, Gusto, and Xero, or similar programs preferred


Priority Deadline: October 10, 2022

Kundiman is in search of a Development Director who is self-directed, takes initiative, and is able to work collaboratively, as well as independently. The Development Director connects Kundiman to individual, institutional, and corporate supporters, which are vital to the sustainability of Kundiman’s mission. Candidates must be based in the New York City area. This position will be conducted remotely but will require in-person presence at the Gala and at cultivation events. The Development Director reports to the Executive Director.

Title:  Development Director

Reports to: Executive Director

Salary Range:  $60,000–$65,000, depending upon experience

$850 monthly healthcare stipend

30 days paid time off, plus 13 holidays


Duties:

Individual & Corporate Giving

  • Lead Kundiman individual and corporate giving strategy
  • Oversee cultivation of major, individual, and corporate donors
  • Organize the annual gala, cultivation, and Patron Circle events
  • Conceptualize and execute two to three digital fundraising campaigns annually
  • Liaise with Kundiman’s boards to provide support for annual giving, cultivation, and donation requests
  • Draft and send development copy and other communications
  • Maintain Kundiman’s donor database

Grants

  • Manage government, foundation, and corporate grants and reports
  • Cultivate grant prospects
  • Conduct grant research
  • Attend grants seminars
  • Maintain accurate grant records, organizational demographic data, and the Grants Language Bank

Operations & Management

  • Draft and oversee annual development budget
  • Track the movement of restricted grant and donation funds
  • Oversee the distribution of scholarships
  • Supervise Development staff
  • Perform any other reasonable tasks assigned by the Executive Director


We're looking for candidates with:

  • At least three years of experience in nonprofit fundraising
  • Exceptional writing ability, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Highly organized with attention to detail
  • Ability to be a self-starter and to manage multiple projects
  • Experience using Kindful, Xero, MailChimp, Squarespace, or similar programs preferred
  • Commitment to the arts, social justice, and the Asian American community
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