• Prospect Management Analyst

    Requisition # 2019-10099
    Date Posted 1 month ago(3/24/2019 8:16 PM)
    Department
    Adv-Prospect Development &Rsch
    Category
    Alumni Relations and Development
    Full-Time / Part-Time
    Full-Time
  • Overview

    Princeton University seeks a Prospect Managment Analyst to join the Prospect Development and Research (PDR) team. Reporting to the Associate Director of Prospect Management, the Prospect Management Analyst will serve as an integral member of the team, providing support to inform prospect management strategy for fundraising staff.  This role works closely with the Associate Director on processes associated with on-going prospect development, including building and maintaining fundraiser portfolios, implementing methods to evaluate portfolio productivity, monitoring fundraiser activity, and coordinating and maintaining enhancements related to prospect management and donor data in the Advancement database. The candidate will build collaborative relationships with fundraisers and foster strong working relationships with University Advancement and Development Office staff members. The successful canddiate must be able to coordinate projects related to the needs of internal Advancement departments, providing value-added critical-thinking using independent judgment, strategic thinking, and problem solving skills. 

     

    The PDR is part of University Advancement, responsible for providing information integral to the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of alumni and friends of the University in support of the University’s fundraising efforts. 

     

    Responsibilities

    • Collaborate with the Associate Director of Prospect Management in monitoring individual fundraiser portfolios, evaluate composition, and on cultivation and solicitation strategies, prospect lists, and pool management
    • Perform ongoing analysis of prospect data and review prospect profiles to assess the effectiveness of prospect development strategies; provide recommendations for enhancing the prospect pool and individual portfolio management
    • Support the Associate Director in maintaining the prospect management areas of the University database
    • Assist with the preparation and follow up for semiannual portfolio review meetings with fundraising staff
    • Develop initiative-specific prospect lists of donors aligned with the University’s strategic framework and key fundraising initiatives, using advanced technical tools, including queries, dashboards, reports, and exports of data
    • Provide support and training on the prospect management areas of the University Advancement database, including contacts, interests, proposals, and solicitation
    • Conduct reviews of prospect management related data for consistency; promote data integrity through accurate data maintenance and ongoing clean-up efforts; initiate and complete projects to enhance and improve data
    • Continually review and identify best practices, trends, and methods in prospect management to improve effectiveness and identify innovative approaches to prospect management
    • Work on department-wide projects, ensuring that the department efforts are aligned with the priorities of the Development office
    • Review online and print publications and contribute prospect and industry specific articles to weekly department newsletter distributed to Office of Advancement staff and select senior campus partners and administrators; monitor publications for trends in higher education for newsletter and appropriate dissemination

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree
    • One to three years of experience in prospect management / prospect development, or in a comparable analyst, information specialist, or project management role
    • Excellent attention to detail and high degree of accuracy
    • Ability to use technology to gather, interpret, and organize data
    • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills; ability to interact effectively with diverse groups
    • Strong interpersonal skills; as well as strong initiative and selfmotivation and the ability to work both independently and in teams within a customerservice oriented environment
    • Analytical acumen necessary to manage and present data effectively
    • Understanding of philanthropy (mission, practice, trends) and fundraising practices (the development cycle, prospect management policies and practices)
    • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality and handle sensitive information and material in a discretionary manner
    • Organizational skills to handle several projects simultaneously, accommodate shifting priorities, and meet deadlines
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Applications
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    Preferred Qualifications

    • Previous experience in prospect development/prospect management 
    • Experience with database operations and usage, including CRM and other relational databases
    • Knowledge of and commitment to the values and mission of Princeton University and higher education and the goals and guiding principles of the Office of Development

    Please attach a cover letter for full consideration.

     

     

    Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW

    Salary Grade

    ADM, 050

    Standard Weekly Hours

    36.25

    Eligible for Overtime

    No

    Benefits Eligible

    Yes

    Essential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)

    No

    Physical Capacity Exam Required

    No

    Valid Driver’s License Required

    No

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