Position Details

Department: Foundation
Category: Foundation and Comm Outreach
Location: FoundationPhoenix
Posting #: 327002
Date Posted: 5/24/2017
Employee Type: Regular

Position Summary

Posting Note: This position will be working directly with the corporate fundraising team that partner with corporations to make cash donations or grants, sponsorship and in-kind gifts, run cause-related marketing and workplace employee giving campaigns in support of Phoenix Children’s Hospital. The corporate Prospect Researcher identifies researches, evaluates and qualifies prospect donors. The researcher is responsible for lead generation, conducting public and private company, and foundation research. • Evaluating all aspects of corporate giving opportunities, charitable interests, and connection to the organization. • Researching and providing relevant news updates on prospective and engaged prospects. • Preparing confidential prospect profiles on corporations, foundations.

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.

PCH Values

  • Family-Centered care that focuses on the need 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 set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
  • Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.

Position 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.
  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.
  3. • Prepare confidential prospect profiles for individuals and/or corporations and foundations as requested. Collect, organize and maintain prospect information files.
  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.
  5. • Research and provide relevant news updates on prospective and engaged prospects.
  6. • Document and provides regular user training on system usage to ensure quality of prospect records, assignments, prospect moves and proposal data.
  7. Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

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Position Qualifications

Please review the following qualifications and specify whether you meet each of the requirements listed.
Do you meet this requirement?
1. High School diploma or equivalent. Required
2. Bachelor’s Degree or commensurate experience. Required
Do you meet this requirement?
1. Two years of experience in development prospect research or related transferable experience. Required
2. Experience in a non-profit development office. Preferred
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Special Skills
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
Physical Requirements & Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential
1. Physical Requirement - Climbing Occasionally
2. Physical Requirement - Feeling (sensing textures and temperatures) Occasionally
3. Physical Requirement - Fine Motor Skills (pinching, gripping, etc) Occasionally
4. Physical Requirement - Hearing Occasionally
5. Physical Requirement - Pushing/pulling Occasionally
6. Physical Requirement - Reaching Occasionally
7. Physical Requirement - Sitting Occasionally
8. Physical Requirement - Standing Occasionally
9. Physical Requirement - Stooping/crouching/kneeling/crawling Occasionally
10. Physical Requirement - Talking Occasionally
11. Physical Requirement - Tasting/smelling Occasionally
12. Physical Requirement - Walking Occasionally
13. Physical Requirement - Near Vision Occasionally
14. Physical Requirement - Far Vision Occasionally
15. Physical Requirement - Color Discrimination Occasionally
16. Physical Requirement - Use of keyboard, mouse and/or computer equipment Frequently
17. Physical Requirement - Lift up to 35 pounds without assistance Occasionally
18. Occupational Exposure/Risk Potential - Inside office environment Applicable
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