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Prospect Researcher and Strategist, The Jewish Museum (New York, NY)
The Prospect Researcher & Strategist is responsible for managing and executing the Jewish Museum’s donor research for individuals, foundations, and corporations. The position provides direct prospect research services to and for the senior fundraisers and Museum leadership.
The Prospect Researcher & Strategist reports to the Director of Major Gifts and works closely with the fundraising team as a partner in helping achieve fundraising goals through the creation of prospect profiles, meeting briefings, and event facebooks. S/he insures a steady stream of new prospects is being researched as being capable of charitable gifts of at least $10,000. The position also oversees the timely movement of previously identified prospects through the various cultivation stages leading to solicitation.
The successful candidate must be a strategic thinker, effective in moving agendas, politically savvy, ensure the utmost discretion, and possess an ability to work well with all levels of management.
Development Systems Coordinator, Mount Sinai (New York, NY)
Reporting to the Assistant Director of Development Systems and working closely with the Assistant Director of Data and Systems Project Management, the Development Systems Coordinator assists with systems and application migration, implementation, maintenance, training, and end-user supports, and plays a key role in ensuring the data synchronizations across various business applications are facilitated accordingly.
Roles & Responsibilities:
Assist with the technical implementation and training, participate in user testing, and provide on-going end-user support, troubleshooting, and knowledgebase documentation for a portfolio of new and existing standalone business applications and information systems, and shared application platforms including but not limited to Raiser’s Edge, Luminate Online, SharePoint, Tableau Server, SAP Business Intelligence platform, Papersave and Smartsheets
Work with vendors to troubleshoot any technical outage issues; coordinate with internal IT to perform regular upgrades and updates
Facilitate data exchange and synchronization between Raiser’s Edge and other information systems, such as Luminate Online, to ensure online fundraising, gift processing, and email communications are operationally efficient
Generate, refresh, and distribute master suppression lists on a regular frequency to ensure HIPAA opt-out CAN-SPAM act compliance
Approve pending email communication, online donation and event registration forms to ensure that they adhere to the policies and standards as established by Advancement Services
Carryout one-time and recurring data cleanup and maintenance projects
Provide backup to and perform other duties as assigned by the Assistant Director of Development Systems
Reporting to the Director of Research & Prospect Management, the Assistant Director will provide the Development Office (DO) staff and other University personnel with high-quality research and related documents on prospects for donor solicitations, events organized by the Development Office, meetings with Development Office staff, the President or other University representatives, Nominating Committee meetings, and various strategic planning and fundraising initiatives.
The Assistant Director, Development Research will focus particular attention on the identification, research, and tracking of individual, corporate, and foundation prospects, and directly supports the fundraising efforts for all the groups of the DO. Responsibilities include identifying and qualifying prospective individual, corporate and foundation donors capable of significant financial support, conducting biographical and financial research on donors utilizing in-house resources and a variety of on-line and printed sources, writing confidential research profiles on both individual and institutional donors for strategy planning and for briefings for DO and University events and meetings, developing strategic recommendations about prospect and donor cultivation, solicitations, and long-term relationship management, providing a daily e-mail for the DO with links and summaries of pertinent news items, locating and sending important articles of interest that appear throughout the workday to staff, and maintaining the Research Group's responsibilities for inputting data and documents into CRM and SmartSearch databases. Will maintain knowledge of prospect research tools and subscriptions used in the field, and investigate new product offerings.
Prospect Research and Gift Specialist, Consumer Reports (Yonkers, NY)
This role leads our research efforts to strengthen the pipeline of current and prospective donors and institutional funders.
Responsible for the research, analysis, and synthesis of large quantities of data into user-friendly and concise documents, this person will play a key role in supporting our fundraising efforts by ensuring development staff and senior leaders have the information they need to gain funding.
Overseeing the department’s constituent relationship management (CRM) software to ensure data integrity and reporting accuracy, this role supports prospect and donor moves management through portfolio reports and analysis.
This is a one year assignment, with the possibility of extension. In addition to salary, health benefits and paid time off are provided.
Click the link above for a full position description and list of key responsibilities.
Associate, Prospect Research, International Rescue Committee (New York, NY)
The Associate, Prospect Research position is responsible for providing data and knowledge management support key to the Prospect Research team’s role in reaching the Global Partnerships and Philanthropy's ambitious fundraising goals; aiding in maintaining reportable information and prospect management systems in the CRM; and supporting the identification and cultivation of the most promising leadership gifts prospects.
Director of Prospect Research, Central Park Conservancy (New York, NY)
The Director of Prospect Research is a new position created to strengthen Central Park Conservancy’s fundraising “pipeline” for both annual and capital support. The Director of Prospect Research will manage day-to-day operations of CPC’s organization-wide prospecting and research efforts. The Director will coordinate and execute the organization’s efforts to identify, prioritize, research, and assign the best prospects for leadership gifts ($25,000+) to the Central Park Conservancy.
Summary of essential job functions:
The Director of Prospect Development is responsible for overall leadership of prospect development functions, including prospect management, prospect identification, and prospect research. As such, the team reporting to this leader identifies new prospects for potential assignment to portfolios, ensures fundraisers have the information they need to move assigned prospects through the cultivation cycle, and serves as strategy partners to fundraisers to help them meet their goals. The Director of Prospect Development will collaborate closely with the Director of Decision Science to ensure prospect development processes are created, refined, and standardized to be as efficient as possible, and to incorporate data and analytics deeply and naturally into the fundraising process and management decision-making. In building this function, the Director of Prospect Development will be deeply collaborative with and supported by our fully developed analytics and process team.
TheProspect Manager is a strategy partner for a group of individuals and institutional giving officers, collaborating with officers and prospect development team members to optimize portfolios and help move assigned prospects through the fundraising cycle. Collaborating with other prospect development and stewardship colleagues, the Prospect Manager is the hub of a strategic support team for each fundraiser, enabling gift officers to concentrate on building relationships and soliciting gifts.
Manager of Research, Museum of Modern Art (New York, NY)
Research Services Associate, Bentz Whaley Flessner (remote / Minneapolis, MN / Washington, DC)
BWF is seeking a full-time Research Services Associate to conduct research projects (verifications, profiles, proactive prospecting). Salary is commensurate with senior analyst-level positions per Apra's 2018 Salary Survey. Position can be located out of BWF's two offices (Minneapolis or Washington, DC), or remote. Click the link above for more details on the position.
Prospect Research Associate, Environmental Defense Fund (New York, NY)
Under the supervision of the Director of Prospect Research, the Prospect Research Associate researches, analyzes, and recommends strategy for new prospects and for new opportunities with existing donors and prospects, with a focus on both Foundation and Major Gift opportunities (both in the US and internationally).
The manager of Research and Stewardship is the point person for donor prospect research/identification at Brooklyn Botanic Garden. This role is pivotal to the future growth in Major and Leadership Gifts and ensuring the vitality and success of many longstanding donor relationships. Responsibilities include development and management of systems for tracking and expanding the donor/research pipeline for the department, and the coordination and production of Major Gift stewardship communications and activities. This position reports to the managing director of Donor Engagement and works closely with the director of Major Gifts. It is part of an overall 15-member department responsible for raising approximately $6 million in annual operating support. The manager of Research and Stewardship will also work with other department staff to support fundraising efforts in other areas as needed.
Reporting to the Assistant Director of Development Research, the Associate Manager will support a comprehensive prospect research program that supports the Library’s fundraising efforts, with an emphasis on major gifts development and capital campaign initiatives.
Reporting to the Assistant Director of Development Research, the Associate Manager will:
Research Associate, Charity: Water (New York, NY)
Reporting to the Senior Manager of Revenue Operations, the Research Associate will support our fundraisers by identifying and researching prospective and current donors. You will work with the Revenue Operations team to find new prospects and help build a moves management strategy to advance and enhance our donor relationships.
Research Associate, Pace University (New York, NY)
Reporting to the Director of Prospect Research, the Research Associate will conduct research and prepare reports on prospective and existing major gift donors to the University. S/he will assist the research function in preparation of an upcoming fundraising campaign, as well as assist in special research projects designed to broaden the overall major donor base of the University. The Research Associate will also help to maintain the quality, consistency, and reliability of the alumni and donor data within the department’s constituent relationship management database, Millennium.
Bachelor’s degree required. One year minimum of related experience in prospect research or fundraising; or 3 years similar experience in business (ie. journalism, finance, project management, legal research, libraries, corporate intelligence) plus have a familiarity with statistics and statistical analysis.
Manager, Prospect Strategy and Research, Teach For America (flexible location/telecommute)
As the Manager, Prospect Strategy & Research, you will directly impact our organization’s fundraising efforts by identifying and evaluating a pool of potential and current donors. With a client facing focus, your prospect development work will contribute strongly to our ability to make strategic decisions regarding fundraising initiatives and campaigns. You will directly manage and execute prospect development activities for a portfolio of fundraising teams, allowing fundraisers to focus on building strong relationships with current and potential donors. Some specific work examples include: defining prospect development strategies, assessing prospect and donor pipelines, and researching and documenting board member and champion networks.
This position provides the unique opportunity for team members to telecommute or work from one of Teach for America’s 51 regional offices.
Philanthropic Prospect Researcher, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (Rye Brook, NY)
Responsible for identifying, researching, and analyzing prospects for major gift cultivation and solicitation.
Duties and Responsibilities:
HCZ’s Development Department is seeking a committed Development Officer to support the robust institutional giving efforts of our dynamic team. In this full-time position, the successful individual will play a key role in our foundation, government, and corporate fundraising, balancing an ability to take initiative and work independently with a facility for effective collaboration with his/her colleagues in Development and the organization at-large. This high-profile role liaises with HCZ’s Senior Staff in support of our ongoing priorities and related fundraising goals, and in accordance with our organizational values. The position reports directly to the Director of Institutional Giving.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
The American Museum of Natural History is seeking a Senior Assistant Director for Prospect Research and Management who will report directly to the Director of Prospect Research and Management. The Senior Assistant Director will be an integral member of the Prospect Research and Management Team and will provide support for the entire Institutional Advancement Department.
Job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Prospect Research Associate, American Jewish Committee (New York, NY)
To identify, collect, organize, manage, and analyze information on donors and potential donors of strategic importance to AJC in order to enhance the ability of lay leaders, AJC’s CEO, Development staff, and other solicitors to successfully acquire support for activities and programs and determine prospects’ relationship to AJC. The individual does all this while adhering to AJC’s core values: Respect, Teamwork, Integrity, Excellence, and Accountability.
Conduct proactive research focused on lead generation in order to enhance the pool of prospective donors and further the fundraising priorities and goals of AJC.
Identify, investigate, analyze, organize and evaluate information from a variety of sources (electronic and print) to determine the financial capacity, philanthropic interests, and relationship to AJC of the highest-level donors and prospects.
Work with Development colleagues to develop and implement moves management policies and procedures to keep all active portfolios up to date and prioritized. Use Raiser’s Edge to support prospect moves management and assure that a dynamic prospect pipeline moves forward.
Devise strategies for obtaining new prospects in order to ensure the ongoing development, expansion, and renewal of the prospect data base and pipeline. Identify, organize, and maintain prospect information files, both electronic and paper.
Establish and organize regular prospect review meetings for staff and lay leaders in order to manage AJC's prospect pipeline and organize solicitations.
Oversee wealth screening activities of major prospects and maintain guidelines for best practices for wealth management.
Conduct background checks as part of AJC’s due diligence to screen potential event honorees for award consideration to assure AJC’s reputation and integrity.
UNICEF USA seeks an experienced prospect research leader to identify new prospects and conduct research on ultra-high-net-worth individuals, foundations, organizations, and corporations in support of its fundraising efforts. Reporting to the Senior Director of Prospect Development, the ideal candidate will create strategies, systems, and products that will help frontline fundraisers identify, engage, solicit, and steward donors. The Deputy Director of Prospect Research will collaborate and work laterally with team members and frontline fundraisers based across the United States to support our divisional revenue goal of $470 million and help ensure continued growth and the organization’s ability to meet its fundraising goals in future years.
Reporting to the Director, Development and Philanthropy the Prospect Research Assistant Manager serves as a member of the NYYR Development and Philanthropy Team. The Prospect Researcher will provide in-depth research services and prospect management in support of NYRR fundraising and philanthropic membership goals.
Reporting to the Associate Vice President for Development & Alumni Relations, the Director of Prospect Research and Management oversees prospect research and prospect management and is responsible for identifying, qualifying, researching, and analyzing prospects for major and leadership gift cultivation, engagement, and solicitation, with a focus on pipeline development/moves management. Such research and analysis serve as part of the necessary foundation of the Development & Alumni Relations office’s donor engagement and philanthropic fundraising efforts, and contributes directly to their success. Prospect research involves identifying new prospects for engagement and researching known prospects; both areas offer frontline fundraising staff essential information on donors and prospects, enabling them to focus their time and energy on the appropriate constituents and to make the right ask at the right time. The Director will be proactive, as well as responsive to inquiries from Development & Alumni Relations staff and senior administrators, in providing comprehensive up-to-date prospect profiles and briefings structured to enhance their ability to successfully secure support for the needs and priorities of the university. The Director will investigate and prioritize alumni and other individuals, industry leaders, corporations, foundations, and other organizations, with a view to securing from these constituencies major and leadership gifts that directly benefit NJIT’s mission and goals.
The Prospect Development and Research (PDR) team at Princeton University is looking for a capable individual to fill a newly created Prospect Identification Analyst position. Reporting to the Associate Director of Prospect Research, the Prospect Identification Analyst will be responsible for identifying individuals with the inclination and capacity to provide financial support to the University; gathering and presenting data from internal and external sources to inform the fundraising efforts of Advancement; and, supporting Advancement colleagues to ensure research needs are effectively addressed. Candidates will build collaborative relationships, communicate effectively, maintain strict confidentiality, accommodate shifting priorities, and meet deadlines within a customer-service oriented environment.
West Point Association of Graduates (WPAOG) is seeking a Prospect Analyst to be an integral participant infundraising efforts for the United States Military Academy (USMA). This position reports directly to the Assistant Director of Donor Strategy and Analytics.
As part of the Donor Strategy and Analytics team, this individual will work closely with the one other Prospect Analyst and the Senior Director and Assistant Director, as well as frontline fundraisers. Duties will include conducting proactive prospect research to build a continuous discovery pipeline, tracking current prospects to assist in identifying key engagement opportunities, developing and running reports to monitor the progress of the cultivation cycle, and other moves management tasks. This position will also be responsible for updating information in Blackbaud CRM and validating capacity ratings. The Prospect Analyst will also have shared
responsibility for preparing bios for several events throughout the year while also preparing research profiles, responding to questions and requests for brief research, and taking care of other research and database maintenance needs. This position will also be involved in some of the new data analytics helping to drive fundraising strategies.
Prospect Research Analyst, Mount Sinai (New York, NY)
Mount Sinai Health System seeks a Prospect Research Analyst who excels at the full range of prospect research activities, from identifying and qualifying potential individual prospects to building portfolios for our frontline colleagues. We are especially interested in a new team member who enjoys information management and data visualization, is technologically savvy and detail-oriented. The ideal candidate has an inquisitive mind, strong analytical and communication skills, and is a willing and positive team player.
The Prospect Research Analyst is part of a six-person team responsible for prospect research and identification and pipeline management. The Prospect Research Analyst will conduct verification-level prospect research and assist with portfolio coding and management. This position reports to the Associate Director of Prospect Research in the Office of Development.
Click the link above to apply, or contact Yoona Kwon (yoona.kwon @ mountsinai.org) with any questions.