With over 34,000 students, 4,000 faculty, and over 377,000 alumni worldwide, Boston University is one of the worlds prominent large, urban research universitiesa rapidly evolving, remarkably diverse, exceptionally engaged, and broad institution that encompasses the liberal arts, sciences and engineering, the fine arts, and the professions. Under the leadership and direction of President Robert A. Brown, BU has made the choices necessary to thrive and grow. Launched in September 2012, The Campaign for Boston University has reached record breaking success, thanks to a dedicated, creative, and diverse staff. BUs Development & Alumni Relations top leadership includes outstanding individuals recruited from some of the best institutions in the world. As we look to our exciting future and continued growth, we invite you to join our effort in helping the next generation of deserving students from around the world gain access to a BU education, and helping our outstanding faculty and researchers add to the worlds store of knowledge.
RESEARCH ANALYST, DEVELOPMENT AND ALUMNI RELATIONS JOB SCOPE
The Prospect Research department at Boston University is responsible for identifying new principal gift and leadership gift prospects for the Campaign. It also prepares briefing materials for development visits by the President, Deans and Executive Vice Presidents, and for development-related events. It is responsible for maintaining the data integrity of capacity ratings, inclination codes, and prospect manager assignments, and for creating and distributing a daily report of news events on its leading prospects. The Research Analyst will assist in writing reports which analyze and evaluate the biographical, business and financial resources of campaign prospects, both reactive and proactive. This position will assist in developing and implementing strategies to identify prospective individual and institutional donors, and provide advice and counsel to major gift and other development officers as to prioritizing the giving capacities and inclinations of prospects.
*Write biographical and financial research reports; link prospects to fundraising projects/programs when appropriate. Disseminate high level confidential information that impacts development activity responding to a broad spectrum of high priority and ad hoc research requests from the President and Vice President's offices, as well as other offices in Development.
*Develop and implement strategies to identify and evaluate prospective individual and institutional donors.
*Update research profiles to insure the continuous exchange of current information on trustees, important alumni, parents, corporations and foundations.
Candidates require a Bachelors degree and one to three years of related experience. Additionally, written communications, analytical skills, collaboration, and project management skills are required. Strong computer, organizational and interpersonal skills are required, as well as the ability to prioritize the workload. The selected candidate must be able to handle confidential material responsibly and interact professionally with a wide spectrum of individuals. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Play a leading role in BUs $1.5 Billion campaign, and join us today, apply online at: http://www.bu.edu/dar-talent/jobs/
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
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