Job Title : Development Officer
Organization : Embassy of France
Division : Cultural Services
Employment Type : Full Time
Wage/Salary : Approximately $60K
Location : New York, NY
How to Apply : Send cover letter and resume
Duration : 1 year (renewable) with a three-month trial period
Start Date : October 18th, 2010

Please note that only candidates with the legal right to work in the U.S. will be considered.

The Cultural Services of the French Embassy (based in New York) are seeking a Development Officer to undertake the following responsibilities:
- Creation and implementation of an annual fundraising plan (foundations, corporations, individuals)
• Prospect research
• Grant writing and relations with foundations
• Development of corporate partnerships and sponsorships
• Advice on general communications (publications, speeches, etc.)
• Involvement in special events (fundraising, cultivation, public relations

The Development Officer will also work closely with the communications staff on outreach efforts with
development goals, as well as on marketing events sponsored or supported by the French Cultural Services. Such tasks may include, but will not be limited to, forging partnerships with media outlets and helping to update and create new content for our website,

Required skills:
• 3-5 years of development experience, including experience in foundation and corporate fundraising,
individual giving, and special events.
• Excellent administrative and computer skills (particularly database management)
• Extremely strong English writing and communication skills, including experience in producing
publications; graphics and layout background a plus.
• Ability to speak, read, and understand French.
• Diplomacy, discretion, patience and tact
• Knowledge of the New York arts and cultural community

Mr. Khalid Difallah -
Ms. Laëtitia Bussy -

Cultural Services- Embassy of France
972,Fifth Avenue New York, NY 10075

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