Asst Dir, Prospect Research

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*This is an Exempt position. Employees in this position are paid a salary on a monthly basis and are not eligible to receive overtime pay.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Reporting to the Director of Research, the Assistant Director of Prospect Research oversees and implements strategic prospect research initiatives within Development and Alumni Relations. Assists in identifying key areas for analysis to move prospects through the major gifts donor cycle, and assists in the development and implementation of research policies and procedures. Collects information on prospects, donors and leadership prospects. Analyzes, interprets, synthesizes and appropriately disseminates data in a user-friendly format, working to match institution needs with charitable and economic interests of prospective donors. Produces reports providing critical prospect information and analysis to inform engagement and solicitation strategy decisions. Proactively identifies prospects via screens, alerts and other routine activities; qualifies and refers highly rated screened prospects in a clear and actionable way. Monitors top prospects via news alerts and push technology and shares relevant updates with team members and colleagues. Provides periodic refresher training of online biographical and contact lookups. Creates training materials for instruction, orients and trains development staff members, new research analysts and student interns. Fosters partnerships with major gifts teams and central services teams. Assists in analyzing portfolios and prospect pool. Analyzes databases and identifies new prospects; evaluates and provides capacity analysis using online databases and industry best practices. May manage student workers and interns. Performs additional duties or special projects as assigned.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: A bachelor's degree in liberal arts, communications, computer science or related field; an advanced degree in library science preferred. Five years related experience.

The above statements are intended to describe the work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of the personnel so classified.


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