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Current Openings (Updated May 2, 2018)

Analyst, Prospect Management at University of Chicago

Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Relations at Brebeuf Jesuit

Assistant Director, Prospect Management at University of Chicago Booth School of Business



Analyst, Prospect Management at University of Chicago

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Position Overview
The Prospect Management Analyst develops mechanisms to enable the management of donors and potential donors (prospects) effectively and proactively. Recommends refinements to analytical strategies by connecting and leveraging the work of different teams to prospect management work. Serves as primary prospect management liaison to at least five fundraising teams. Responds to questions in a timely and comprehensive manner.

Responsibilities

  • Work with the Financial Analysis team to monitor our solicitation pipeline and develop recommendations based to help improve the accuracy of our forecasts.
  • Facilitate monthly pipeline focused meetings.
  • Use quantitative and qualitative analysis to understand how and where our donors are giving and what this could mean for how we are managing portfolios.
  • In collaboration with prospect research and analytics, build out donor profiles to help the organization understand different types of donors. 
  • Work with partners across ARD to better understand what gift opportunities are available and how that may be impacting fundraising results. 
  • Analyze and recommend Relationship Manager and Team Manager Assignments for prospects and suspects in assigned portfolios. 
  • Build partnerships with assigned Directors of Development and teams across ARD to lead the analysis and management of assigned unit pools.
  • Manage an email inbox as the primary responder to common questions, quick changes in the database, and ad-hoc reporting requests. Delegate other inbox questions to the team as needed.
  • Assist in the training and continuing education of fellow staff on prospect management policies, procedures, and best practices.
  • Help develop stretch projects to increase the team’s knowledge of pipeline management techniques and industry trends.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Seek opportunities for professional development that will enhance job performance, including building networks within the University and with colleagues at peer institutions.

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher required.

Experience:

  • A minimum of two years of professional work experience in nonprofit management, development, alumni relations, marketing, analytics, public relations, sales or similar professional work experience required.
  • Experience in prospect tracking and prospect management preferred.
  • Experience leading project teams or project meetings preferred.
  • Public speaking experience preferred.

Technical Knowledge or Skills:

  • Demonstrated experience interpreting data to inform business practices required. 
  • Demonstrated experience using analysis techniques and tools such as Business Objects, Tableau, and/or R to analyze and visualize complex data is preferred.
  • Demonstrated skill and knowledge of, or ability to learn quickly, the internal workings of the University as well as the technology tools available to the Office of Alumni Relations and Development, including Griffin (the University's Donor Relationship Management System), Microsoft Windows computer environment, Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:

  • Willingness and ability to travel to campus and/or non-campus locations for University business. 
  • Willingness and ability to work evenings and weekends.


To apply you will need a resume and a cover letter. Click here to apply. 

Posted May 2, 2018





Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Relations at Brebeuf Jesuit 

Location: Indianapolis, Indiana

Position Overview
 The Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Relations leads all aspects of Brebeuf Jesuit’s annual campaign for The Brebeuf Fund and other annual giving initiatives, from direct mail to reunion giving to personal outreach.  The Director also serves as the primary staff liaison for the Alumni Board, working with Board leadership to implement their annual operations, and serves as the staff lead for all reunion programming and alumni communications.  This position reports to the Executive Director of Advancement.

Responsibilities
(Note: The following list of responsibilities is not exhaustive. Others may be assigned, subject to reasonable accommodations.)

  • Develop and implement a formal operations plan for The Brebeuf Fund and other annual giving initiatives that includes direct mail, telemarketing, e-solicitations, stewardship, volunteer opportunities, reunion giving, and leadership giving opportunities.  Specific campaigns include Philanthropy Week/Giving Day; Giving Tuesday, Gratitude Day, Thankathon, and Bravewalk. 
  • Serve as the staff liaison for the Alumni Board of Directors, guiding and managing their annual operations including requirements for quarterly meetings; staffing committees; producing any collaborative materials; and ensuring strong productive relationships between its members and the Advancement, Academic, and Administrative leadership. 
  • Guide and fully participate in all Alumni Board events including the Braves Open, Alumni Awards and Hall of Fame, and other events hosted by the Board; and special events that generate revenue for The Brebeuf Fund, including the annual President’s Dinner, Trivia Night, Bistro, and Magis Society event. 
  • Manage an active portfolio of 50-100 donors/alumni/prospects, including the class agents in Reunion years and alumni event sponsors. 
  • Establish and build relationships to engage and cultivate a wide range of alumni - locally, regionally and nationally – via reunion planning and implementation, personal outreach, email blasts, alumni web pages, events, and printed communications.  Specific events include Homecoming Weekend and Class Reunions. 
  • Work closely with the Executive Director for Advancement and Database Operations team on prospect identification, research and cultivation for annual giving, and contributing input regarding donors for school campaigns, i.e. capital and endowment.
  • Actively pursue professional development opportunities to enhance personal and departmental growth.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a field related to philanthropy
  • Three to five years of experience in not-for-profit institutions
  • Ability to excel in a team environment and also work autonomously
  • Sensitivity to diversity
  • Excellent writing and speaking skills
  • Flexibility to work evenings and weekends as assigned and with advance notice


Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience working in non-profit development, marketing, and/or alumni relations and with volunteers. 
  • Working knowledge of the Society of Jesus and its role in education

BREBEUF JESUIT MISSION STATEMENT

Brebeuf Jesuit, a Catholic and Jesuit school, provides an excellent college-preparatory education for a lifetime of service by forming leaders who are intellectually competent, open to growth, loving, religious and committed to promoting justice.  Fostering a culture of understanding and dialogue, Brebeuf Jesuit seeks and welcomes students from diverse religious, ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds.  Students at Brebeuf Jesuit are called to discover and cultivate the fullness of their God-given talents as a responsibility and as an act of worship.

To apply for this position visit https://brebeuf.formstack.com/forms/application. The application deadline is May 4, 2018. 


Posted April 17, 2018


Assistant Director, Prospect Management at University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Position Overview
The Assistant Director, Prospect Management applies sophisticated knowledge and skills in the use and manipulation of multiple databases to support fundraising for Chicago Booth Advancement. This person assists in all prospect management (PM) data practices for Chicago Booth.In addition, the Assistant Director works with Booth prospect data within the alumni database, including entry, analysis and reporting.  This individual works regularly and closely with Advancement staff to ensure the proper operation of the prospect pipeline and contributes to the tracking and expansion of the prospect pipeline through analysis of interactions, ratings, and other prospect data. 

Requirements​​
Education: Bachelor’s degree required.

Experience: A minimum of two years of full-time professional experience in development or a related service-oriented field required.

Technical Knowledge or Skills: Proficiency with Windows environment and standard MS Office suite: Outlook, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Word, etc. required. Familiarity with SunGard BSR, Business Objects, Raiser’s Edge, Blackbaud, PeopleSoft, and/or SPSS preferred.

To view more about the position or apply visit the following link



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