Searching for Deputy Director of Development, Finance and Operations!

Job Announcement: Deputy Director of Development, Finance and Operations

Position Description: The Deputy Director will work to lead CAAAV in individual and institutional fundraising, personnel, administration, operations, communications, and organizational and infrastructure development. This position is supervised by the Executive Director and will supervise CAAAV’s Program Associate.

About CAAAV:

CAAAV Organizing Asian Communities builds the leadership of pan-Asian immigrants in New York City to fight for racial, gender, and economic justice. We work closely in local coalitions and national alliances addressing issues of gentrification and fighting for larger reforms with an analysis on structural racism, patriarchy and capitalism.

Key Leadership Roles and Responsibilities


  • Develop an annual foundation fundraising plan including sustainers, major donors, and institutional foundation strategies.
  • Actively prospect for new institutional funding sources through research and relationships with funders and allies.
  • Supervise Program Associate to write and report on grants and track deadlines.
  • Support Board and Executive Director to maintain relationships with major donors.
  • Maintain ongoing relationships with funders alongside the Executive Director.
  • Work with staff to collect annual membership dues.
  • Supervise Program Associate to plan and implement annual fundraising drives including but not limited to Karaoke Battle and #PP15K.
  • Work with Program Associate to grow CAAAV’s individual giving.

Administration, Operations and Personnel Management

  • Ensure maintenance and upkeeping of office.
  • Run and maintain payroll, paid time off records and staff timesheets.
  • Develop and manage staff evaluations with Executive Director – including translation to retrieve feedback from members and collecting evaluations for 360 evaluation of each staff member.
  • Develop and manage program and organizational evaluations annually with Executive Director.


  • Oversee preparation of annual organizational budgets.
  • Oversee that programs operate within budget guidelines.
  • Consistently track income and expenses to ensure that CAAAV is expending at a sustainable rate, including running financial reports when needed
  • Work with accountant and auditor to run annual audits.


  • Supervise Program Associate to ensure effective communications use including website, newsletters, and social media.
  • Develop communications strategy related to campaigns to promote CAAAV’s work in partnership with the Executive Director.

Staff and Organizational Development

  • Work with staff to prepare annual work plans, programmatic budgets, and reporting mechanisms.
  • Manage staff retreat and staff development logistics with Executive Director and team.
  • Working with the Executive Director, lead strategic planning and organizational development processes.
  • Working with the team, develop team building mechanisms that foster transparency, direct communication, collective accountability, and transformational processes.

Shared Responsibilities

  • Support all of CAAAV’s strategic organizing campaigns, programs and organization-wide activities and connections to larger city/state/national vision.
  • Represent the organization in strategic alliances, partnerships, coalitions, forums and other events.
  • Step in to represent the organization in the Director’s absence.

Position Qualifications:

  • Have at least 5 years’ of proven experience with development, finance and operations, with demonstrated ability to develop and execute a fundraising plan, manage finance and budget, manage office and personnel administration, lead organizational development, and supervise staff.
  • Have at least 5 years’ experience in community or union organizing, or equivalent experience in base-building, leadership development organizing campaigns, and direct actions.
  • Knowledge of citywide political and organizational landscape desirable.
  • Be detail-oriented.
  • Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Be willing to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.
  • Be committed to having a can-do, positive attitude.
  • Good team player and problem-solver.
  • Ability to work effectively with people of diverse backgrounds.
  • Strong meeting facilitation skills, including familiarity with and an ability to teach popular education techniques.
  • Commitment to social, economic and environmental justice, and bottom-up social change.


This is a full-time position with benefits. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.

To Apply:

Please send a cover letter and resume to with subject heading: DEPUTY DIRECTOR by January 27th. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis. CAAAV is an equal opportunity employer. Women, immigrants, LGBTQ, people with disabilities, and people of color from low-income communities are strongly encouraged to apply. Due to high volume of calls, please do not call. Applicants will be notified for an interview by e-mail.