EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY #1:
Membership and Donor Manager

The Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) -- a non-profit membership organization dedicated to understanding earthquake risk and increasing earthquake resilience in communities worldwide -- seeks a proactive, creative, experienced, and technology-aware Membership and Donor Manager. This person will design, implement, and assess our membership retention and recruitment activities to ensure EERI can serve and leverage a robust and diverse membership base now and into the future. This person will also research, cultivate, and maintain a strong pool of organizational and individual donors, informing fundraising outreach by the Executive Director, Membership and Donor Manager, other staff, and member volunteers to yield reliable annual revenue to support EERI’s most essential programs.

The Membership and Donor Manager must be self-motivated, flexible, and confident. This position requires someone eager to use our data and their knowledge of industry trends to develop innovative member and donor strategies then deliver on that vision by completing necessary tasks from simple to complex. Experience with cultivation and retention of both members and donors is necessary, preferably with a nonprofit association. A person who will thrive in this position will be flexible to accommodate existing systems and procedures yet inspired to make improvements. Competence in manipulating and analyzing member and donor databases to inform strategy and deploy messaging will be essential, along with strong planning and organizational skills. A successful candidate will be comfortable and willing to speak directly with potential donors and members, and excited to create engaging membership messaging.

The Membership and Donor Manager should be adept and comfortable working in a collaborative working environment, both virtually and in-person, amongst a small staff and many professional volunteers. Travel is required for EERI’s Annual Meeting and occasionally for other U.S. conferences or meetings.

EERI is the leading non-profit membership organization dedicated to understanding earthquake risk and increasing earthquake resilience in communities worldwide. Our diverse multidisciplinary membership includes researchers, practitioners, and students in engineering, geoscience, social science, architecture, planning, government, emergency management, public health, and policy making. Our 3,000 members are organized into volunteer committees, projects, and both regional and student chapters that conduct activities to achieve our mission.

This staff position will be a part of 6-8 person staff team that runs EERI operations from a casual professional office at City Center in downtown Oakland on the BART line, though current operations are remote due to the coronavirus health pandemic and are currently expected to remain remote until July 1.

The salary range will be from $75,000 to $85,000 based on the candidate’s qualifications and experience. EERI provides a comprehensive employee benefits package, paid vacation, holidays, and sick days.

Application Instructions:

Interested individuals should review the full EERI Membership and Donor Manager job announcement, then apply via Idealist by submitting a resume and letter of interest to EERI by May 14, 2021. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt, so applicants are encouraged to apply early. Inquiries can be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., no calls please.

 

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY #2:
Communications and Program Coordinator

The Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) – a non-profit membership organization dedicated to understanding earthquake risk and increasing earthquake resilience in communities worldwide – seeks a proactive, creative, organized, and technology-aware Communications and Program Coordinator. This person will implement a communications program aligned with EERI’s brand and goals with a focus on ensuring high visibility for EERI amongst current members, prospective members, and other stakeholders, and will deploy activities by various programs and committees that heavily leverage the communications infrastructure.

The Communications and Program Coordinator must be self-motivated, flexible, an excellent communicator, and an outstanding team player. This position requires someone eager to lead the writing and deployment of clear, concise messaging to a diverse technical audience of academics, practitioners, and students through a variety of electronic communication mechanisms. Confidence in deploying social media messaging and interacting with a membership database is necessary. Strong planning and organizational skills are essential because program activities will vary in scope, timeline, and team size. Enthusiasm for supporting a diverse cross-section of member volunteers and flexibility to adjust to shifting demands will be essential.

The Communications and Program Coordinator should be adept and comfortable working in a collaborative working environment, both virtually and in-person, amongst a small staff and many professional volunteers. Travel is required for EERI’s Annual Meeting and occasionally for other U.S. conferences or meetings.

EERI is the leading non-profit membership organization dedicated to understanding earthquake risk and increasing earthquake resilience in communities worldwide. Our diverse multidisciplinary membership includes researchers, practitioners, and students in engineering, geoscience, social science, architecture, planning, government, emergency management, public health, and policy making. Our 3,000 members are organized into volunteer committees, projects, and both regional and student chapters that conduct activities to achieve our mission.

This staff position will be a part of 6-8 person staff team that runs EERI operations from a casual professional office at City Center in downtown Oakland on the BART line, though current operations are remote due to the coronavirus health pandemic and are currently expected to remain remote until July 1.

The salary range will be from $65,000 to $70,000 based on the candidate’s qualifications and experience. EERI provides a comprehensive employee benefits package, paid vacation, holidays, and sick days.

Application Instructions:

Interested individuals should review the full EERI Communications and Program Coordinator job announcement, then apply via Idealist by submitting a resume and letter of interest to EERI by April 30, 2021. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt, so applicants are encouraged to apply early. Inquiries can be sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., no calls please.