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Washington, DC
Posted 1 month ago

About Airlink

Airlink is a Washington, DC-based nonprofit humanitarian logistics organization that works with aviation and logistics partners to transport relief workers and emergency supplies for reputable non-governmental organizations (NGOs) responding to rapid-onset disasters and other humanitarian crises around the globe.

Today, Airlink’s network consists of more than 50 commercial and charter airlines and 200+ international NGOs. Airlink and its airline partners have transported more than 12,000 passengers and more than 16 million pounds of cargo in support of a broad range of humanitarian initiatives that have provided aid to more than 59 million people. Airlink has saved our NGO partners more than USD $36 million in transport costs.

Looking forward, Airlink shows no signs of slowing down, with a three-year strategic plan that includes increasing our team by 25%, doubling our annual revenue, and diversifying our funding base. To that end, we are seeking a Development Associate to support our expanding Development team in achieving its fundraising goals from corporate, foundation, individual, and government donors. 

Position Summary

Reporting to the VP of Operations & Finance, the Human Resources Manager will oversee all HR functions, including recruitment, compensation, benefits, performance management, and employee development. They will ensure that our HR programs and initiatives are effective, efficient, and aligned with overall business objectives.

The ideal candidate must have solid leadership skills and a track record of successfully implementing HR strategies, preferably in a non-profit organization. We’re eager to find an HR Manager who connects and communicates easily with people and has the adaptability needed to excel in the dynamic nature of today’s workforce. Due to the nature of Airlink’s mission supporting disaster response, there will be an occasional need to work extended hours or on weekends with limited advance notice.

Primary Responsibilities:

General HR Administration and Systems

  • Oversee and refine HR processes, ensuring alignment with Airlink’s goals and strategic plan.
  • Manage HRIS systems; assess current solutions and recommend/implement new systems based on organizational needs.
  • Ensure HR processes and actions comply with labor laws and regulations; share relevant laws and compliance with staff.

Recruitment

  • Develop and implement recruitment strategies to ensure a robust and diverse applicant pool for all openings.
  • Manage the hiring process to ensure consistency and communication across teams.
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive onboarding process.

Compensation & Benefits

  • Evaluate and update Airlink’s compensation and benefits policy, ensuring best-in-class offerings.
  • Research, implement, and maintain standardized salary ranges across the organization and relative to peer organizations.
  • Manage payroll and benefits administration, including PTO, health insurance, and 401(k).

Performance Management

  • Support implementation and continuous improvement of annual goal-setting and performance management processes.
  • Collaborate with senior leadership to update and maintain organizational chart and job descriptions.
  • Support VP in proactively addressing performance issues, and if necessary, terminations.

Employee Development

  • Support employee relations to cultivate a positive and respectful workplace culture.
  • Develop internal staff training and identify relevant external professional development opportunities.

Required Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s s degree or relevant work experience + High School diploma.
  • At least four years of HR experience - non-profit organization preferred.
  • Strong project management skills and attention to detail.
  • Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.
  • Adept at problem-solving and conflict resolution.

Preferred Skills and Personal Characteristics:

  • Exceptional emotional intelligence and communication skills – employs active listening, leads with honesty and integrity, and reads social cues.
  • Maintains a professional, principled, organized, and respectful approach, showing responsiveness and taking strong initiative.
  • Passion for Airlink’s mission and commitment to aiding those in need.

Location:

Airlink is headquartered in downtown Washington, D.C., and operates a hybrid work schedule with the team in-office three days a week. Given the collaborative nature of this position, we are only considering candidates who are in or willing to relocate to the Washington, D.C. area.

Compensation & Benefits:

The salary range for this position is $65,000 to $80,000. Additionally, Airlink provides a comprehensive benefits package including, but not limited to:

  • 75% company-paid health benefits, including dental and vision for employees
  • Competitive 401(k) matching
  • Three weeks of paid vacation per year, sick leave, and paid parental leave
  • Cell phone with international service
  • EAP Program

To Apply:

Please email your resume and cover letter to careers@airlinkflight.orgSubject: HR Manager. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  No telephone inquiries, please. 

EEO Statement:

Airlink is an equal-opportunity employer.  The organization provides equal employment opportunities to qualified persons without regard to race, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information or make-up, or any other protected category enumerated by applicable local ordinance, state law, or federal law.

Job Features

Job CategoryDevelopment/Fundraising

Reporting to the VP of Operations & Finance, the Human Resources Manager will oversee all HR functions, including recruitment, compensation, benefits, performance management, and employee development....

Washington, DC
Posted 1 month ago

About Airlink

Airlink is a Washington, DC-based nonprofit humanitarian logistics organization that works with aviation and logistics partners to transport relief workers and emergency supplies for reputable non-governmental organizations (NGOs) responding to rapid-onset disasters and other humanitarian crises around the globe.

Today, Airlink’s network consists of more than 50 commercial and charter airlines and 200+ international NGOs. Airlink and its airline partners have transported more than 12,000 passengers and more than 16 million pounds of cargo in support of a broad range of humanitarian initiatives that have provided aid to more than 59 million people. Airlink has saved our NGO partners more than USD $36 million in transport costs.

Looking forward, Airlink shows no signs of slowing down, with a three-year strategic plan that includes increasing our team by 25%, doubling our annual revenue, and diversifying our funding base. To that end, we are seeking a Development Associate to support our expanding Development team in achieving its fundraising goals from corporate, foundation, individual, and government donors.

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Director of Development, the Individual Giving Manager will be a part of a five-member team responsible for generating $6M+ in annual revenue from a diverse funder base, including corporations, individuals, foundations, and government agencies. The primary function of the Individual Giving Manager will be to define and manage Airlink’s individual giving strategy and donor portfolio, resulting in at least $1.5M in annual revenue. 

This role’s dynamic nature requires a strategic thinker with a passion for philanthropy and exemplary people skills. The ideal candidate will be a proactive self-starter who is comfortable with ambiguity, excels in a fast-paced environment, and is enthusiastic about growing and sustaining a robust individual giving program through crafting appeals and campaigns to engage supporters.

Primary Responsibilities:

Donor Engagement (40%)

  • Work with the Development Director to hone Airlink’s individual giving strategy, including the President’s Circle (major gifts), leveraged platforms, family foundations, donor-advised funds (DAFs), and Combined Federal Campaign (CFC).
  • Develop and steward a major gift portfolio of 50+ donors capable of $5K - $100K+ gifts.
  • Conduct donor research, and develop briefings and account plans.
  • Develop and promote ways to give, including planned giving, stocks, insurance, and estate giving/bequests as a tool for major gifts.

 

Campaign Management (25%)

  • Manage an annual giving program to identify, cultivate, and renew individual donors through prospect research, direct engagement, related fundraising events and activities, and donor communications.
  • Manage administration and reporting for disaster-timed giving campaigns, including outreach to donors directly and through leveraged public sources.
  • Collaborate with Communications on the preparation of campaign collateral - including direct mail, e-mail, and online media - that resonates with diverse stakeholders and inspires donor support.
  • Develop campaign materials, acknowledgments, invitations, funding reports, and presentations.
  • Assess roster of leveraged platforms and identify opportunities to enhance operational efficiency while growing donor base.

 

Volunteer Engagement (15%)

  • Collaborate with the Corporate Relations Manager on fundraising engagement with leadership and volunteers, including Ambassadors.

 

Administrative and Data Management (20%)

  • Ensure the maintenance of accurate and up-to-date donor records.
  • Analyze donor data and fundraising metrics to assess performance, identify trends, and share key learnings to inform strategic decision-making.
  • Work with the Development Associate and finance team on administration, reporting, reconciliation, and data management in Salesforce/CRM and online giving platforms, including DonorBox.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant work experience + High School diploma.
  • 5+ years of fundraising experience; at least two years managing individual and major gift programs.
  • Knowledge of fundraising/development principles, donor research and cultivation, and proposal process.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Salesforce (or comparable CRM), Microsoft Office/Google Suite, Mailchimp, and Donorbox (or other comparable tools).
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize, multi-task, and manage time and information effectively, even under pressure and tight deadlines.
  • Willingness to travel within the U.S. and internationally (20-30%).
  • Unrestricted authorization to work in the United States is required.

 

Preferred Skills and Personal Characteristics:

  • Quiet and contagious confidence; conviction in approach and willingness to take risks.
  • High emotional IQ: the ability to read a donor's emotional cues, understand their motivations, and tailor a cultivation approach accordingly.
  • Collaborative and committed to team success over individual success.
  • Passion for Airlink’s mission and commitment to aiding those in need.
  • Knowledge of the aviation and/or humanitarian logistics industries.

 

Benefits:

The salary range for this position is $65,000 to $80,000. Additionally, Airlink provides a comprehensive benefits package including, but not limited to:

  • 75% company-paid health benefits, including dental and vision, for employees.
  • Competitive 401(k) matching policy.
  • Three weeks of paid vacation, flexible sick leave, and paid parental leave.
  • Cell phone with unlimited international service.
  • EAP Program.

 

To Apply:

Please email your resume and cover letter to careers@airlinkflight.orgSubject: Individual Giving Manager Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled; however, preference will be given to applications received by the close of business on May 24, 2024. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  No telephone inquiries, please.

 

EEO Statement:

Airlink is an equal-opportunity employer.  The organization provides equal employment opportunities to qualified persons without regard to race, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information or make-up, or any other protected category enumerated by applicable local ordinance, state law, or federal law.

Job Features

Job CategoryDevelopment/Fundraising

Reporting to the Director of Development, the Individual Giving Manager will be a part of a five-member team responsible for generating $6M+ in annual revenue from a diverse funder base, including cor...

Washington, DC
Posted 1 month ago

About Airlink

Airlink is a Washington, DC-based nonprofit humanitarian logistics organization that works with aviation and logistics partners to transport relief workers and emergency supplies for reputable non-governmental organizations (NGOs) responding to rapid-onset disasters and other humanitarian crises around the globe.

Today, Airlink’s network consists of more than 50 commercial and charter airlines and 200+ international NGOs. Airlink and its airline partners have transported more than 12,000 passengers and more than 16 million pounds of cargo in support of a broad range of humanitarian initiatives that have provided aid to more than 59 million people. Airlink has saved our NGO partners more than USD $36 million in transport costs.

Looking forward, Airlink shows no signs of slowing down, with a three-year strategic plan that includes increasing our team by 25%, doubling our annual revenue, and diversifying our funding base. To that end, we are seeking a Development Associate to support our expanding Development team in achieving its fundraising goals from corporate, foundation, individual, and government donors.

Position Summary

Reporting to the Corporate Relations Manager, the Development Associate will be a part of a five-member team responsible for generating $6M+ in annual revenue from a diverse funder base, including corporations, individuals, foundations, and government agencies. The primary function of the Development Associate will be to assist the administrative and project management needs of the team while engaging directly with donors and working across the organization on all aspects of resource development. 

This role’s dynamic nature requires exemplary administrative and people skills. The ideal candidate will have keen attention to detail, be able to pivot seamlessly between priorities, and excel in a fast-paced environment. Due to the nature of Airlink’s mission supporting disaster response, there will be an occasional need to work extended hours or on weekends with limited advance notice.

Primary Responsibilities

Donor Research & Engagement (40%)

  • Research and develop prospective donor briefs.
  • Assist in scheduling meetings and calls with prospective and current donors.
  • Support preparation of disaster-timed fundraising campaign materials, including e-mail solicitations, online campaigns, and status reports.
  • Prepare and distribute donor communications, including solicitations, proposals, acknowledgments, reports, and follow-up correspondence.

Data & Financial Management (35%)

  • Manage and maintain Salesforce, including consistent and accurate data entry, gift reporting, and donor acknowledgment tracking.
  • Work with the finance team to prepare invoices, follow up on outstanding pledges, and reconcile financial records.
  • Prepare dashboards and monthly reports to track progress toward goals.
  • Work with the operations team and consultants to troubleshoot Salesforce issues and identify potential alternative CRM solutions.
  • Maintain fundraising best practices and trends in the sector.
  • Ensure compliance with related privacy policies and procedures.

Volunteer, Committee & Event Support (25%)

  • Support outreach to Ambassador and volunteer networks.
  • Coordinate and schedule Development Committee meetings; prepare meeting materials and minutes.
  • Assist with planning special events and participation in industry conferences, including scheduling and attendance, event logistics, preparing briefing materials, and managing volunteer engagement.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant work experience + High School diploma.
  • 2+ years of experience in fundraising/development, marketing, or account management.
  • Knowledge of fundraising/development principles, donor research and cultivation, and proposal process.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Salesforce (or comparable CRM), Microsoft Office/Google Suite, Mailchimp, and Donorbox (or other comparable tools).
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize, multi-task, and manage time and information effectively, even under pressure and tight deadlines.
  • Willingness to travel within the U.S. and internationally (up to 15%).
  • Unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.

Preferred Skills and Personal Characteristics:

  • Positive and energetic individual eager to problem-solve and tackle new projects.
  • Collaborative and committed to team success over individual success.
  • Passion for Airlink’s mission and commitment to aiding those in need.
  • Knowledge of the aviation and/or humanitarian logistics industries.

Location

Airlink is headquartered in downtown Washington, D.C., and operates a hybrid work schedule with the team in-office three days a week. Given the collaborative nature of this position, we are only considering candidates who are in or willing to relocate to the Washington, D.C., area.

Compensation & Benefits

The salary range for this position is $55,000 to $65,000. Additionally, Airlink provides a comprehensive benefits package including, but not limited to:

  • 75% company-paid health benefits, including dental and vision for employees
  • Competitive 401(k) matching
  • Three weeks of paid vacation per year, sick leave, and paid parental leave
  • Cell phone with international service
  • EAP Program

To Apply:

Please email your resume and cover letter to Beth De Bella at careers@airlinkflight.orgSubject: Development Associate. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis until the position is filled; however, preference will be given to applications received by the close of business on May 24, 2024. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  No telephone inquiries, please.

 

EEO Statement:

Airlink is an equal-opportunity employer.  The organization provides equal employment opportunities to qualified persons without regard to race, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information or make-up, or any other protected category enumerated by applicable local ordinance, state law, or federal law.

Job Features

Job CategoryDevelopment/Fundraising

Reporting to the Corporate Relations Manager, the Development Associate will be a part of a five-member team responsible for generating $6M+ in annual revenue from a diverse funder base, including cor...