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Prospect Data Researcher, Alumni & Parent Relations

University of Portland

Portland, Oregon

This position works collaboratively in the University Relations’ Data and Analytics Team and resides in the Office of Alumni & Parent Relations. This position is responsible for researching and gathering information that supports the University’s engagement of alumni, parents, and friends and to support Alumni & Parent Relations staff in understanding demographic makeup and leadership capacity for alumni and parents in specific regions and affinities. 

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Advancement Database and Prospect Research Manager

Western Oregon University

Monmouth, Oregon

The Advancement Database Manager’s overall objective and responsibility is to provide leadership for the departmental data management systems and to assist staff to utilize Raiser’s Edge and other department systems in support of university goals and priorities. This position is responsible for applying independent judgement to plan, organize, and perform a wide variety of administrative and technical duties in support of the projects and goals within Advancement. This position is responsible for the integrity of the alumni database through the management and administration of multiple databases within Advancement and for continually finding ways to improve, update, and support our data collection processes and needs, as well as provide analysis and research. This position plays an active role in the university’s fundraising efforts and is also the lead on all internal training on Advancement data systems such as Raiser’s Edge, Financial Edge, and Auction Systems. This position manages the prospect research systems and will assist in the operation of the call center, and its staffing support. This position also works closely with the Advancement Executive Director and staff to identify the most appropriate assignment for major gift prospects and to develop cultivation strategies, while utilizing prospect management skills to develop successful cultivation, solicitation and stewardship strategies.

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Relationship Management Strategist 

Washington State University

Pullman, WA

The Prospect Research Strategist provides prospect identification, qualification, analysis and strategies for engagement to a portfolio of fundraising units to meet the University’s fundraising efforts. Regularly works with central and assigned constituency units to develop identification, cultivation and solicitation strategies for major gift donors. Defines and negotiates the scope of work with assigned constituency units. Provides written reports on prospect identification and qualification which identify the priority prospects for field qualification, cultivation, and solicitation. Provides written reports on specific prospects containing an analysis of ability and inclination to make a major gift and suggests strategies for cultivating and soliciting the prospect.

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Director of Prospect Research & Development

Willamette University

Salem, OR

The Director of Prospect Research & Development serves as an essential member of the Advancement team to establish overall goals and strategies for increasing private support to and engagement with Willamette University. Reporting to the Executive Director of Advancement Strategy and Operations (ASO), the Director is responsible for the planning and implementation of a comprehensive program of prospect research, prospect management, prospect data management, and analysis. The prospect research program focuses on the qualification and identification of prospects at the major gift level, with an emphasis on principal prospects.

The prospect management program focuses on the development of policies and procedures for prospect tracking and management that support a fully integrated system of fundraising. The prospect data management and analysis program focuses on the compilation, analysis, and presentation of data about the prospect pool and fundraising at Willamette to support and inform strategy planning at the individual, department, and division level. The Director focuses the department’s activity on these initiatives to maximize donor philanthropic support.

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Prospect Researcher

Providence Oregon Foundations

Portland, OR

Providence is calling a Prospect Researcher to support our Providence Oregon Foundations in Portland, Oregon.

In this position, you will:

Strategically support the fundraising efforts of the Foundation by identifying and qualifying prospects and providing strategic research support to our fundraisers.

Be responsible for proactive research which includes screening and reviewing patient and donor lists, and participating in the development and maintenance of our constituent management database strategies for moving prospects forward in the donor pipeline.

Develop and manage a comprehensive, proactive and reactive research program helping to identify and qualify individual, corporation and foundation prospects in preparation for cultivation and solicitation by the ten Providence Foundations of Oregon.

Full Description here.

Corporate and Foundation Relations Prospect Research Strategist

Washington State University

Pullman, WA

The Corporate and Foundation Relations Prospect Research Strategist will provide frontline Prospect Research and Management support of Washington State University Corporate Relations’ and Foundation Relations’ (OCR/OFR) Offices. This role utilizes various university databases to assist with the development of comprehensive university strategies for corporate and foundation donors.

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Director of Prospect Development

Seattle University

Seattle, WA

The Director of Prospect Development is responsible for ensuring that the fundraising efforts of Seattle University are fully supported with information and analysis about current and potential major gift donors. The Director takes the lead in developing and refining innovative models for the identification, qualification, and tracking of Seattle University’s major donor prospects. This role includes database management as it pertains to prospect information, designing reports and metrics on development officer activity, and developing internal processes and policies. The Director provides leadership and oversight of data analysis in support of strategic planning, advising on such things as prospect identification for fundraising priorities, fundraising capacity building, goal setting and performance management.

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Development Assistant


Burien, WA

Childhaven seeks a Development Assistant to support its philanthropic back office with data entry and administrative responsibilities. This is a wonderful opportunity to learn about the many facets of a development department and to play a significant role in the growth and sustainability of our programs for children and families!

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