Job Opportunity: Prospect Researcher at Phoenix Children’s Hospital

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Job Title: 20-901 – Prospect Researcher
Department: 108611 – Foundation

Job Summary:
The Prospect Researcher is an integral member of the Foundation’s Decision Support team with responsibility for identifying, researching, and analyzing prospects for discovery, cultivation, and solicitation support Phoenix Children’s Hospital. This position consults with development teams to identify and qualify major donor prospects who have the propensity and capacity to support Phoenix Children’s Hospital. The researcher will work directly with gift officers in strategically managing prospect portfolios and developing fundraising strategies. This position will work in a team-oriented, high-volume, fast-paced, donor-centric environment This position does not supervise any other job.
FLSA: Salaried (Exempt)

PCH Values
All Duties and Responsibilities must be performed in a manner consistent with and supportive of the Values of Phoenix Children’s Hospital.

  • Family-Centered care that focuses on the needs of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
  • Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
  • Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
  • Leadership that sets the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
  • Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best care in the most cost-effective way.

Duties & Responsibilities
Primary Duties

  1. Using a broad spectrum of resources, identifies, researches, evaluates and qualifies prospect donors based on financial capacity, giving potential, propensity to donate, charitable interests, and connection to the organization. – 35%
  2. Manages assignment of new potential prospects, makes recommendations for and implements changes to portfolio composition. Collaborate and consult with Director of Prospect Research and gift officers in prospect strategy sessions. Serves as a liaison to specific fundraising teams and manages their research requests. – 30%
  3. Prepare confidential prospect profiles for individuals and/or corporations and foundations as requested. Collect, organize and maintain prospect information files. – 10%
  4. Participate and contribute to the formulation of the Foundation’s development planning as it pertains to: information systems; processes and procedures of prospect management; and related infrastructure support services, including management of prospect tracking system. – 10%
  5. Research and provide relevant news updates on prospective and engaged prospects. – 5%
  6. Document and provides regular user training on system usage to ensure quality of prospect records, assignments, prospect moves and proposal data. – 5%
  7. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested. – 5%

Qualifications
Education Requirements

  1. High School diploma or equivalent. – Required
  2. Bachelor’s Degree or commensurate experience. – Required

Experience Requirements

  1. Two years of experience in development prospect research or related transferable experience. – Required
  2. Experience in a non-profit development office. – Preferred

Certification/License/Registry Requirements
No certification/license/registry requirements

Special Skills & Requirements

  1. Proficiency in using Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook. – Required
  2. Experience using relational database software and prospecting tools, along with knowledge of various methods of public information acquisition. – Required
  3. Experience using Raiser’s Edge database. – Preferred
  4. Experience providing training and disseminating information to a wide variety of audiences. – Preferred
  5. Familiarity with prospect screening and other prospect or wealth identification programs. – Required
  6. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively in customer oriented environment. – Preferred
  7. Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills. – Preferred
  8. Strong attention to detail and ability to manage sensitive and confidential information. – Preferred
  9. Desire to work proactively and collaboratively with others to streamline work and achieve mutual goals. – Preferred
  10. Demonstrate ability to take initiate, work independently, manage multiple competing and shifting priorities in fast paced and deadline driven environment. – Preferred

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