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Prospect Analyst, West Point Associates
The West Point Association of Graduates (WPAOG) is dedicated to furthering the ideals and promoting the welfare of the United States Military Academy, and to supporting and serving its graduates. USMA is renowned as one of the world's preeminent leader development institutions. The student body, or Corps of Cadets, numbers 4,400 and each year approximately 1,000 cadets graduate and are commissioned as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army.
West Point Association of Graduates (WPAOG) is seeking a Prospect Analyst to be an integral participant in fundraising 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.
Applicant must have at least three years experience in prospect research (or similar field), solid knowledge of constituent databases (Blackbaud CRM preferred), strong analytical skills, experience setting priorities and successfully managing multiple projects of varying complexity and urgency simultaneously, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and strict attention to detail.
A Bachelors Degree as well as 3-5 years experience in prospect research or related work in Development is required. Previous experience working in higher education is preferred. Blackbaud CRM experience is a plus. We offer excellent benefits and a pleasant working environment. Salary commensurate with skills and experience. Please submit cover letter, resume, writing sample, and letters of reference to WPAOG. To apply please go to www.westpointaog.org then click on “Employment” on the bottom left-hand side of the page.
Prospect Research Associate, Environmental Defense Fund
With world attention on both the environment and the economy, Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) is where policymakers and business leaders turn for win-win solutions. By focusing on strong science, uncommon partnerships and market-based approaches, we tackle urgent threats with practical solutions. We are one of the world’s largest environmental organizations, with more than two million members and a staff of approximately 630 scientists, economists, policy experts, and other professionals around the world. We operate in 22 geographies with unique projects running across four programs. You will be part of a vibrant workplace that welcomes diverse perspectives, talents and contributions, where innovation and results are a way of life.
This position is based in New York, NY
Under the supervision of the Director, 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).
Conducts reactive research and prepares briefing materials for events and meetings, with emphasis on constituents’ wealth, interests (including philanthropic interests) and relationships and analysis thereof.
Assesses capacity, interests, philanthropy and relationships to identify and qualify new prospective donors and assesses new opportunities with existing donors, through the following avenues:
Prospects suggested by staff and volunteers; also identifies/maps relationships of volunteers and deeply engaged donors for the purpose of identifying new prospects
Examines results of wealth and philanthropy screenings of Membership donors to identify those with potential to make major gifts.
Identifies potential foundation prospects from external sources including Foundation Directory Online and Chronicle of Philanthropy.
Identifies potential major gift prospects from external sources including the Eco-Rich List, lists of top players in key industries from which significant opportunities for support have been identified, annual reports from organizations with like programmatic focus areas, etc.
Bachelor’s degree required.
1-2 years of experience in Prospect Research, including experience with targeted Google searches, Salesforce, LexisNexis, NOZA, Foundation Directory Online, RelSci, and other common sources.
Experience with analyzing Securities & Exchange Commission filings and other financial data a plus.
Demonstrated ability to peruse large volumes of information, find the details relevant to fundraising, present findings and recommendations clearly, concisely and accurately a must.
Candidate must be a self-starter, detail oriented, well-organized, and able to plan and execute projects from conception to completion.
Ability to produce and manage multiple requests at one time is essential.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.
Environmental Defense Fund is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.
Research Assistant for External Affairs, The Frick Collection
The Frick Collection is an art museum consisting of more than 1,400 works of art from the thirteenth to the nineteenth century, displayed in the intimate surroundings of the former home of Henry Clay Frick. The residence, with its furnishings and works of art, has been open to the public since 1935. The Frick Art Reference Library is an internationally-recognized research library that serves as one of the most complete resources for the study of Western art. Founded in 1920, the Library today holds more than one million study photographs, 285,000 books, 80,000 auction catalogs, and 2,250 periodical titles. It is open to interested individuals from all over the world.
Summary and Responsibilities
Conduct biographical, business, and financial research on individuals and some foundations.
Perform donor and prospect identification, research and evaluation, and data management of prospect records.
Evaluate and develop research techniques and technologies.
Assist with the logistics of membership and donor events as needed.
Successful candidate(s) will have superior research and writing skills; outstanding ability to categorize, organize and present research. Requirements include excellent computer, organizational, writing, and proofreading skills; fluency in English; ability to prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines; ability to take initiative, work independently, and be a dependable team player. Previous prospect research and Raisers Edge experience strongly preferred but not required. Interest in art history, museum external affairs or nonprofit management.
Benefits in Employment with the Frick Collection
Full-time employees are eligible to participate in group life, health, and dental insurance plans. Employees contribute to the cost of their health insurance based on income level and type of coverage selected. Other benefits include Short and Long Term Disability insurance, employee contributed tax deferred annuity, flexible spending plans for health, dependent care and commuting costs, generous defined benefit pension plan with participation after one year of service/vesting after five years of service, 13 paid holidays, accrual of 12 vacation days the first year of employment. All employees may access free or discounted admission to most of New York’s finest museums. The Frick provides employees with a discount on Museum Shop purchases and an on-site employee dining service. The Frick offers a beautiful and pleasant work setting and excellent opportunity to appreciate some of the world’s finest works of art.
Please send resume with salary requirements to: Head of Research and Prospect Strategy
The Frick Collection
1 East 70th Street
New York, NY 10021
include “Research Assistant for External Affairs” in subject line of email
No phone calls please. Inquiries without cover letter and salary requirements will not be considered-
Senior Assistant Director, Prospect Research and Management, The American Museum of Natural History
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
Contact: Melissa Terry, email@example.com
Coordinator, Prospect Research and Management, The American Museum of Natural History
The American Museum of Natural History is seeking a Coordinator for Prospect Research and
Management who will report directly to the Director of Prospect Research and Management. The
Coordinator will be an integral member of the Prospect Research and Management Team and will
provide support for the entire Institutional Advancement Department.
Contact: Melissa Terry, firstname.lastname@example.org