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Tuesday, July 1, 2008

Job: Business Development Analyst, Acumen Fund

By Rob Katz

Acumen Fund logoPosition: Business Development Associate/Analyst

Location: New York CityOrganization: Acumen Fund is a global non-profit venture capital fund serving the four billion people living on less than $4 a day. Its objective is to create a blueprint for building financially sustainable and scalable organizations that deliver affordable, critical goods and services that elevate the lives of the poor. Acumen Fund invests debt and equity in enterprises delivering critical goods and services to the poor in South Asia and East Africa.

Description: Acumen Fund's Business Development team is responsible for all Partner (donor) relationships (individual, foundation, corporate) at Acumen Fund, as well as relationships with Advisors, Board Members and our broader community. Increasingly, the role of the Business Development team is to build and empower this network of Acumen Fund supporters to broaden the impact of our work.

The Business Development Analyst is an evolving role that will focus most specifically on database management and database administration for the Business Development team. Depending on the profile of the eventual hire, the role could grow to encompass broader responsibilities for IT systems within Acumen Fund. The core functions are data entry for contacts of Acumen Fund, donation acknowledgments, tracking and reconciling all donations to Acumen Fund, and managing of all contacts and data pulls for Acumen Fund. Note that Acumen Fund does not send direct mail.

View the full job description on the Acumen Fund web site.
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