Development / Philanthropy
The Senior 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 senior principal level ($5M+) and principal level ($1M+) prospects and will also support development officers who work with international prospects. The Senior Prospect Development Analyst will also support the development of prospect strategies for senior principal and principal level prospects 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. The position will also support the Director of Prospect Research and the Associate Chair of Prospect Management and Research as necessary.
Bachelor’s degree is required. Advanced degree and educational background in library science, journalism, economics, accounting, finance or similar, is strongly preferred. Minimum of five 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. Experience in international prospect research or other relevant experience is required. Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel or similar tools is required. Proficiency with Blackbaud CRM or similar CRM software is preferred. Experience with capital campaigns and/or principal giving programs, or other relevant experience, is required. Experience with prospect and portfolio management and reporting and analytics are strongly preferred. Experience training or mentoring individuals or groups in skills, techniques, and methodologies of prospect research or similar work is required. Advanced proficiency identifying, analyzing, and organizing information relevant to the major gifts fundraising process and experience in developing prospect strategies, or other relevant experience, is required.
Experience in conceiving and implementing innovative and efficient analytical solutions to address business challenges or to meet organizational goals/objectives is necessary. Position must have superior skill in making independent and thoughtful decisions in support of customer and departmental needs. Must possess an advanced 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 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. Must possess a high level of resourcefulness and creativity in gathering needed information and adapting the deliverable as necessary. Must have demonstrated ability to give clear and actionable instruction to colleagues when providing assistance or supervising a task. 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.
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum salary every 2 weeks is approx $2832.80, based on a full-time position.
M-F, regular business hours. Occasional telecommuting, with manager approval, may be allowed.
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.
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