Prospect Management Specialist
Position Summary: Reporting to the Associate Director of Prospect Management, the Prospect Development Specialist will prioritize and leverage Prospect Management's resources in support of the university's campaign and ongoing fundraising efforts. Specifically, this individual will provide decision and process support for Prospect Management in guiding practices and procedures. As such, this individual will be key for the purpose of consulting with major gift officers as well as fill the need to provide training and consultation to annual gift officers, leadership officers, and development coordinators. The Development Analyst III will support and promote the Prospect Management program, directing strategy meetings, routine reporting on cultivation activities and development of solicitation strategies. To assist fundraisers in achieving an effective and healthy balance in their portfolios, a Development Analyst III must be available on an as-requested basis to any development officer and also conduct scheduled portfolio reviews. This individual will also oversee the monthly interactions review process to ensure timely and efficient reporting of development officer fundraising activities. The Development Analyst III will work closely with the Associate Director of Prospect Management and the Executive Director of Research and Prospect Management to utilize appropriate information to help discover, analyze, classify and maintain prospects capable of making philanthropic contributions to the University. This individual will also work collaboratively with a wide variety of stakeholders and have an established track record in building meaningful relationships coupled with the ability to effectively use relationship management skills and resources.
Responsibilities: Prospect Management Outreach: Builds and maintains partnerships with a dedicated number of major gift officers and campus stakeholders to effectively manage prospect assignments by providing insights for prospect strategy through ongoing portfolio and pipeline analyses and consultations. Works with impacted staff to assess Prospect Management policies and procedures, serving as the Prospect Management liaison to annual gift officers, leadership officers, and development coordinators as needed. Accountable for maintaining organizational hierarchy in database, and oversees the scheduling of development officer consultations with Prospect Management along with maintaining other scheduling tasks for the unit. Develops and refines services aimed at meeting the needs of people involved in fundraising and institutional advancement. Provides analysis and interpretation of prospect and donor information and facilitates communication regarding prospects to the appropriate fundraising stakeholders.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree plus 5 years' experience in customer service, hospitality organization, or related occupations; OR an equivalent combination of education, experience and training.
About UGA: The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education (http://www.uga.edu/). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.
Full time/Part time: Full Time
EEO Policy Statement: The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.