Prospect Research Analyst
Prospect Research Analyst - Institutional Advancement
Earlham College is accepting applications for the position of Prospect Research Analyst in the Institutional Advancement Office. This is a full-time administrative position. Salary is $18.00 per hour, and includes a full benefit package.
The Prospect Research Analyst provides comprehensive research on major gift prospects to development officers and members of the Institutional Advancement team. This is an ideal position for a self-motivated, curious and focused individual. Using a broad spectrum of sources, this person researches, organizes and evaluates a prospect's financial capacity, ability and willingness to give, charitable interests and connections to the organization.
Earlham College will enter its most ambitious fundraising campaign in July 2017, and research analysis will be essential in the College's ability to attain the campaign goal.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
Conduct proactive and reactive research to identify new prospects; identify and evaluate philanthropic capability.
Review and select prospects for consideration for various fundraising projects.
Interpret biographical and complex financial information on individuals, corporations and foundations.
Develop in-depth profiles on major gift prospects as assigned. Investigate, analyze and synthesize large quantities of data into a user-friendly and concise format for the use of the development team.
Perform wealth estimations and assign ratings based on publicly available information, including insider holdings, real estate, salary estimates and general demographic assessments.
Keep abreast of alumni in the news and philanthropic trends; assist in matching prospect interests to fundraising priorities.
Manage online reference accounts and review newspapers, magazines and other publications for sources of information on donors and prospects. Implements new research techniques as they arise, striving to design the ultimate prospect research methodology.
Assist with coding and maintenance of Prospect Management system; assist with reporting.
Provide general support to development staff and work on special projects as needed.
POSITION Prospect Research Analyst
REQ NUMBER INS-17-00003
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION Earlham College, an independent, residential college, aspires to provide the highest quality undergraduate education in the liberal arts, including the sciences, shaped by the distinctive perspectives of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers). Earlham emphasizes the pursuit of truth, lack of coercion, respect for others, openness to new truth, integrity and application of what is known to improving our world.
Earlham College and the Earlham School of Religion are located in Richmond, Indiana, a city of about 39,000. Founded in 1847 by the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), Earlham College is an independent, four-year, coeducational, residential institution of higher learning. Approximately 1,200 undergraduate students attend Earlham College on its 800-acre tree-shaded campus. Earlham College offers Bachelor of Arts degrees in 40 disciplinary and interdisciplinary fields, as well as permitting self-designed studies and a cooperative program in engineering. Master of Arts in Teaching and Master of Education degrees also are offered at Earlham College.
EOE STATEMENT Earlham College, an independent, residential college, aspires to provide the highest-quality undergraduate education in the liberal arts, including the sciences, shaped by the distinctive perspectives of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).
We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
This position is currently accepting applications.