||Prospect Research Manager
|Hours Per Pay Period
||Children’s Specialized Hospital is the nation’s leading provider of inpatient and outpatient care for children from birth to 21 years of age facing special health challenges — from chronic illnesses and complex physical disabilities like brain and spinal
cord injuries, to developmental and behavioral issues like autism and mental health.
At 13 different New Jersey locations, our pediatric specialists partner with families to make our many innovative therapies and medical treatments more personalized and effective...so children can achieve more of their goals.
Prospect Research Manager to be responsible for proactive donor and prospect research efforts to aid increased funding at the local, state and regional levels. This role will serve as a key partner to the Development team, and will conduct high-level, thorough
research of major gift prospects capable of making contributions of $5,000 or more, ensuring the Foundation has a deep pool of donor prospects so they can meet the goals and objectives as defined by the Foundation’s strategic goals and priorities
Essential Job Functions
* Devise research strategies and methods to gather information pertaining to current donors and prospects and to identify new donor prospects.,
* Identify the type of information to look for and determine what relevant donor information (biographical, financial, philanthropic interest, history of previous donations, prior Foundation solicitations, etc.) is needed to craft fundraising and cultivation
* Provide high-level research on individuals, corporations, foundations and organizations using a variety of electronic and print resources and tools.
* Use advanced research and assessment skills to collect, store, evaluate, analyze, organize, package, and disseminate information in a way that maximizes its development of donor strategies
* Assist the Development Team in the creation and application of wealth and affinity scoring of individual, corporate and foundation prospects
* Manage third-party relationships with vendors that provide data services and research tools.
* Compose, write, edit, and proofread briefing materials including, but not limited to, donor research profiles or reports, and other basic research reports. Ensure accuracy and completeness of reports and other documents
* Monitor market trends and media sources for relevant information on current donors.
Formal Education and Job-Related Experience
* Minimum of three years of relevant progressive research experience is required
• Proven experience using development research tools such as iWave, NOZAsearch, WealthEngine, ResearchPoint, Relationship Science, WealthPoint, Foundation Search, LexisNexis for Development Professionals, or similar services and multi-constituent databases.
• Knowledge of prospect management and Raiser’s Edge is highly preferred
Education and Experience - Additional Comments
* Deep belief in organizational mission
• Exceptional communication skills both verbal and written
• Knowledge of proactive fundraising research techniques
• Experience working with all staff levels – from executive management to program staff
• Ability to organize and prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
• Knowledge of solicitation strategy and major gifts process and the ability to work with Development Officers to help build prospect strategy
• Ability to evaluate complex business and financial data. task orientation with minimal supervision. highly-developed sense of initiative and ingenuity. ability to handle highly confidential material with discretion. ability to work as a team member
• Knowledge of changing market of subscription-based research resources such as electronic wealth-screening services, news databases, and business directories
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