Prospect Management Analyst

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Jun 18, 2021
Jun 19, 2021
Full Time
Prospect Management Analyst

The George Mason University, Office of Advancement and Alumni Relations invites qualified candidates to apply for a full-time Prospect Management Analyst position. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.

About the Department: Advancement's mission is to build strong, lifelong relationships with George Mason University's alumni and constituents, while matching their philanthropic interests with the university aspirations and priorities. The division is committed to serving the needs of the university, our alumni, and the greater community by providing access to quality education and lifelong learning. Respect, service, integrity, collaboration, diversity, transparency, and creativity are the values that guide our work and culture.

About the Position: Reporting to the Associate Director of Prospect Management, this position is responsible for tracking prospect interactions, entering and managing data related to officer portfolios, maintenance of suspect pool, and plans and implements special projects related to prospect portfolio management.

Responsibilities: * Create, maintain, monitor, and audit complex database records related to donor and prospect management to ensure accuracy and completion; * Track prospect interactions and moves via reporting and database review, develop strategic recommendations about prospect and donor cultivation and solicitations, and rate prospects in terms of inclination and capacity; * Interact with Advancement officers with the aim of soliciting input and explaining database decisions; * Conduct biographical and financial research on donors to ascertain placement in gift pyramids.

Required Qualifications: * Bachelor's degree in Liberal Arts, Social Sciences, Communications or Business is required; or an equivalent combination of education and experience; * Superior written and oral communication skills and the ability to be timely, thorough, accurate, and detail-oriented; * Proven track record in creating, maintaining, and auditing complex database records; * Knowledge of fundraising and advancement officer activities and proven experience producing analysis and reporting to drive fundraising strategies; * Ability to interact effectively with a broad-range of expertise and seniority; * Demonstrated ability to analyze and synthesize data from a variety of sources, including thorough knowledge of research resources, and present the resulting information in a clear summary; * Ability to prioritize shifting priorities, projects and workflows and use time and resources efficiently; * Exceptional computer skills that include Microsoft Office Suite, various prospect identification and relational databases, along with advanced web search technique; * Demonstrated experience of managing complex database; * Ability to develop, present, and implement special projects and reports to better serve department purposes; * Solid investigative skills, the ability to work both independently and collaborative, to prioritize workloads and meet deadlines.

Preferred Qualifications: * Experience in prospect management and/or prospect research in a higher education advancement setting is preferred; * Familiarity with Salesforce CRM Platform.

"For full consideration, applicants must apply at ; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information."

"Great Careers Begin at Mason!

George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.

Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.

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George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

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