Prospect Development Analyst

Development / Philanthropy
Position description
The Prospect Development Analyst conducts strategic prospect research and delivers high value research products to development officers and the other staff. This position will provide prospect research to development officers who primarily work with principal level ($1M+) prospects and may also support development officers who work with international prospects. The Prospect Development Analyst will also support the development of prospect strategies for principal level prospect throughout the fundraising cycle in collaboration with development officers, Development leadership and other staff. The position will also serve as a subject matter expert for one or more advanced prospect research topics and will train and mentor other staff as needed.
Bachelor’s degree is required. Advanced degree and/or an educational background in library science, journalism, economics, accounting, finance or similar, is preferred. Minimum of three years of experience in prospect research in a major gifts environment, or comparable experience in financial or business analysis, library sciences, political or policy analysis, competitive intelligence, or similar types of work, is required. Experience in health care or higher education is preferred. Proficiency identifying, analyzing, and organizing information relevant to the major gifts fundraising process, or other relevant experience, is required and experience in developing prospect strategies is preferred. Basic proficiency with Microsoft Excel is required and advance proficiency is preferred.
Additional qualifications
Experience in international prospect research is preferred. Proficiency with Blackbaud CRM or similar CRM software and reporting or visualization tools is preferred. Experience with capital campaigns and/or principal giving programs and experience with prospect and portfolio management is preferred. Experience training or mentoring individuals or groups in skills, techniques, and methodologies of prospect research is preferred. Experience in conceiving and implementing innovative and efficient analytical solutions to address business challenges or to meet organizational goals/objectives is preferred. Must possess knowledge of research techniques, tools and methodologies, or equivalent analytical skills, needed to develop data-driven prospecting processes. Must demonstrate ability to consistently produce concise, well-written professional communications. Must possess a high level of resourcefulness and creativity in gathering needed information and adapting the deliverable as necessary. Must possess a keen attention to detail with the ability to think creatively and recognize connections between and among pieces of information. Must be a self-motivated, self-directed, and highly-organized individual who works well under deadlines. Must successfully manage multiple projects with competing and/ or shifting priorities while maintaining a high degree of professionalism and confidentiality. The incumbent must be able to work effectively in a consensus-style operation that expects and promotes teamwork. Must be comfortable with ambiguity. Belief in the mission and strong ethical conduct is essential.
Exemption status
Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended.  The minimum salary every 2 weeks is approx $2108, based on a full-time position.
Benefits eligible
Full Time
Schedule details
M-F, regular business hours. This position may be located at any of the following Mayo Clinic sites: Rochester, MN; Jacksonville, FL; or Scottsdale, AZ. Occasional telecommuting, with manager approval, may be allowed.
Weekend schedule
Not applicable
Site description
Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.
Administration, Business, Finance
Job posting number
Jessica Gartner
Equal opportunity employer
Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).