Employer Name: GLIDE

Job Title: Prospect Researcher

Job Summary: The Prospect Researcher is an integral position on the Fund Development team and manages the research program and overall coordination and production of information on prospects and donors, as well as the overall Moves Management process for GLIDE's Comprehensive Campaign. Developing a strong understanding of GLIDE and its mission, values and goals is key in this role. Work responsibilities will occasionally require long days and/or evening or weekend work and holidays. Regular and predictable attendance is assumed.

Job Duties: Assist in the preparation of in-depth, confidential research profiles on individuals using a wide variety of biographical, organizational and other sources (prospect research tools, internet web sites, and other external sources of public information);  Assist the Campaign Director in maintaing and updating a moves management system that drives mutually-agreed upon cultivation and solicitation strategies for campaign donors and prospects and facilitate its day-to-day functionality to ensure the tracking of follow-up activities to move prospects through the solicitation stages; Work with the Campaign Director to record all interactions, including meetings, phone calls, emails, mailings, etc. with campaign donors and prospects in Salesforce; Provide informed and timely campaign and donor pipeline reports and revenue forecasts as needed; Proactively identify comprehensive campaign prospects through research of prospective donors, corporations, and foundations, assessing financial capacity, philanthropic tendencies, and giving propensity and connections to GLIDE; establish and maintain a process for assignment of new campaign prospects; Assist the Campaign Director in the management of the Fund Development office's prospect rating system and database entries to ensure that they are up-to-date, accurate and properly documented in Salesforce; Coordinate research to ensure current biographical information is provided to Fund Development staff/other specified staff leadership attending GLIDE and other community events; Work with specified Fund Development staff to acknowledge and track individual donors with timely letters and calls; Research and maintain knowledge of fundraising best practices and industry benchmark data related to areas of focus for this position; Attend select GLIDE donor cultivation and fundraising events.

Job Requirements:   Exceptionally strong strategic thinking, analytical and research skills;   Ability to strategically plan and implement priority initiatives. Outcome-orientation in achieving specific goals;   Ability to research, analyze, and communicate written and verbal reports of key ideas;   Outstanding stewardship and relationship management skills with meticulous follow-through and excellent presentation skills;   Highly organized and efficient. Strong project management skills, with the ability to get things done on schedule with little direct supervision;   Must be self-motivated, energetic, committed, and outgoing with the ability to work independently and collaboratively;   Excellent interpersonal skills. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work;   Responsibilities involve exposure to sensitive information and require considerable use of tact and judgment;   Strong proactive sense of initiative and follow-through. Strong sense of accountability;   Works well under pressure in a demanding, fast paced and unpredictable work environment. Ability to operate with purpose, urgency and accuracy;   Has the ability to work effectively across cultures. Demonstrates a commitment to learning, communicating and working respectfully with people different from themselves;   Commitment to the mission, values and philosophy of GLIDE. EDUCATION and/or

EXPERIENCE: 3+ years of fund development experience in a non-profit setting or equivalent combination of education and experience;   BA degree preferred   Experience with fundraising databases (Raiser s Edge, Salesforce) highly preferred;   Experience in moves management preferred;   Strong knowledge of prospect research and tools. CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:   None COMMUNICATION SKILLS:   Exceptionally strong communication skills. Has the ability to communicate effectively and diplomatically with diverse groups. Has the ability to reduce large amounts of information/data to concise points;   Excellent written communication skills. Ability to write clearly and concisely. Editing and proofreading skills essential. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:   Ability to perform mathematic calculations with speed and high degree of accuracy;   Ability to interpret and analyze statistical data and other data found in reports relevant to programs or projects.

COMPUTER SKILLS:   Advanced skills in MS Office suite;   Experience in prospect research tools (iWave, RelSci, others) preferred. Salesforce experience strongly preferred, but not required.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical demands described here is representative of that which an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations can be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.   Vision corrected in normal range; Hearing corrected in normal range. Ability to communicate effectively in person or via telephone in a manner which can be understood by those with whom the person is speaking; Ability to use standard office equipment, and access, input and retrieve information from a computer. Ability to use keyboard with manual and finger dexterity and wrist-finger speed sufficient to perform repetitive actions efficiently for extended periods of time;   Requires ability to sit and keyboard for long periods of time (stationed at computer about 75% of work time);   This person must take frequent short breaks, integrate stretching into her/his daily duties to avoid musculoskeletal disorders;   Activities that occur frequently are: sitting, standing, walking, and handling. Activities that occur occasionally are: climbing staircases. Activities that occur infrequently are: bending, squatting, crouching, kneeling, twisting, reaching straight, above, and below shoulder level, carrying and lifting up to 25 pounds.

First Name: Cemara
Last Name: Griffith
Address 1: 330 Ellis st.
City: San Francisco
State: California
Zip: 94102
Phone: 415-674-5571
Email: [email protected]
Website: https://www.glide.org/careers/

 

 
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