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Doctors Without Borders Seasonal Gift Processing Assistant in New York City, New York

Seasonal Gift Processing Assistant

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Date: May 4, 2021

Location: New York City, NY, US, 10006

Company: Doctors Without Borders | Médecins Sans Frontières

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international humanitarian organization that delivers impartial medical care to people affected by conflict, epidemics, disasters, or exclusion from health care in over 70 countries.

We welcome candidates who bring a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences to join us in working toward MSF’s common mission.


Our dynamic Development Department is responsible for raising over $400 million annually in funds in order to meet the financial needs of our organization.

The Technology, Product, and Services team is responsible for managing a best-of-breed technology ecosystem, gift processing, supporting department wide strategy and planning and stewarding donors with exceptional service.


The NY office of MSF-USA is seeking a temporary full time Gift Processing Assistant to provide general support to the gift processing team throughout the year. The anticipated length of this seasonal role will be a 12 month fixed term opportunity.


Position Responsibilities:

  • Administrative Support

  • Coordinate and communicate status of incoming/outgoing mail with our check processing vendor

  • Process and record invoices

  • Contribute to the creation and/or maintenance of business process documentation in Sharepoint

  • Develop familiarity and expertise of various fundraising units

  • Data Entry

  • Record donor and gift data into Fundraising database

  • Data Quality Control

  • Merging duplicate records, performing donation adjustments, correcting address information, etc.

  • Assist with monitoring restricted gifts

  • Other tasks as required.



  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills

  • Computer literate with strong word processing and spreadsheet skills (Excel macros a plus).

  • Familiarity with relational databases (any Fundraising CRM, MS Access).

  • Excellent problem-solving skills.

  • Organized, self-motivated, and able to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment.

  • Keen attention to detail with ability to track multiple projects at one time and follow up as necessary

  • Willing to ask questions

  • Proficiency in SQL/Oracle a strong plus.

  • Demonstrated interest in MSF mission.

  • The hours are 35 per week with an hour for lunch.

    Please note that neither relocation assistance nor visa sponsorship will be offered for this position.

    No phone calls and emails please. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    Application Deadline: May 21, 2021

    MSF-USA/Doctors Without Borders is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No employee, or applicant for employment, shall be discriminated against in any term or condition of employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, or sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law. We are constantly striving to make our organization anti-racist. Diversity, equity and inclusion are core values. As an employee, you become part of that mission. We expect this same commitment from our staff.



    Pay Class & Contract Type

    Temporary FT Hourly Nonexempt


    Starting salary $18 to $20 per hour (commensurate with experience)

    Working Time (Hours Per Week)