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Prospect Research Analyst

Job ID 148780 Date posted 07/26/2018

Position Summary:
Reporting to the Director, Prospect Management and Research Services, the Prospect Research Analyst is responsible for collecting and recording data, preparing high-quality, confidential research materials on current and potential donors, and proactively identifying new funding opportunities in support of the fundraising activities of Lahey Health.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities including but not limited to:

Data Collection and Enhancement
A. Conduct biographical, business, networking and financial research on individuals, boards, corporations and foundations using a variety of online services, databases and other public information as well as internal sources
B. Evaluate a prospect?s financial capacity, ability to give, willingness to give, charitable interests and connection to the organization
C. Assist with maintaining wealth ratings and updated contact information for all donors in gift officer?s portfolios
D. Verify, update and code various types of information in Raiser?s Edge database

Prepare Confidential Materials
A. Translate information into usable confidential research snapshots, briefings, in-depth profiles and event bios
B. Proofread/edit materials to ensure information is complete, accurate and presented appropriately

Pipeline Development
A. Perform both high level and detailed wealth screenings on patients, donors and other groups of current or potential supporters; verify and record results
B. Monitor news publications for potential prospects as well as news articles on current Trustees and major donors

A. Utilize the Research Request tracking system to track and prioritize requests for research
B. Identify opportunities to utilize advanced research techniques and sources to enhance the quality of research data and materials produced. Work with leadership to investigate, plan and implement new products or procedures as appropriate
C. Run queries, exports, and/or reports as needed to extract data/information
D. Attend and participate in team meetings, department meetings, organizational meetings, and/or professional webinars, seminars, or conferences as needed
E. Other duties as assigned


Minimum Qualifications

Education: Bachelors degree or equivalent education and experience required

Licensure, Certification & Registration: None required

A. Experience in a business environment required, a fundraising department of a non-profit organization preferred
B. Experience in internet-based research tools and techniques required
C. Familiarity with Raisers Edge, ResearchPoint, Lexis Nexis, Foundation Center, Donor Search, Foundation Search, iWave, SharePoint and/or Omatic products preferred

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities:
A. Demonstrated ability to think critically and analytically
B. Ability to analyze large amounts of data and summarize in a user-friendly format
C. Excellent writing and oral communication skills
D. Must have strong attention to detail
E. Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office
F. Ability to work independently on multiple projects and prioritize work in a deadline driven environment
G. Flexibility to adjust to changing priorities and deadlines in a fast-paced environment
H. Commitment to treat all information as highly confidential



About Lahey Health

The Lahey Model of Care - right care, right time, right place - is exactly what patients, providers and payers need and deserve. Identifying and delivering on this convergence of interests has positioned Lahey Health for further growth. Our model ensures care is highly coordinated and locally delivered, with lower costs and exceptional quality.

Lahey Health is a robust, regional system including a teaching hospital, community hospitals, primary care providers, specialists, behavioral and home health services, skilled nursing and rehabilitation facilities, and senior care resources throughout northeastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire. The system has a global presence with programs in Canada, Jordan and Bermuda.

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