Seasonal Gift Processing Assistant

Date: Sep 28, 2021

Location: New York City, NY, US, 10006

Organization: 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.






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
  • Strong word processing and spreadsheet skills (Excel macros a plus).
  • Familiarity with relational databases (in particular, Salesforce), a plus.
  • 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



Opportunity for additional work hours, especially during the height of the busy year-end season. Hours worked over 40 pay at time and a half. Benefits after 90 days.


Expected to work in a hybrid remote work environment with the ability to come into either the NYC office or regional hub (Washington, DC or Bay Area, California) a minimum of 2 times a week.


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


We do not accept phone calls and emails during the recruitment process. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


Application Deadline: Open Until Filled.


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)


Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City