Prospect Research Manager California College of the Arts
MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES: Monitors and directs fundraisers' progress in prospect cultivation, solicitation and stewardship. Provides analysis and interpretation of prospect and donor information and facilitates communication regarding prospects. Coordinates top prospect solicitation and strategy sessions. Advises the individual giving fundraising team with creating and prioritizing next steps toward achieving major giving fundraising goals. Assigns prospects to portfolios and makes updates as needed. Prepares and distributes prospect management reports. Develops necessary analytical reports that provide accurate projections of gifts in the pipeline and demographic. Refines the prospect moves management design and concepts to adequately support the management and tracking of prospects, proposals, and donors. Provides insight and expertise about prospect tracking, prospect management, strategy development, and other relevant subjects through conducting of meetings &/or presentations. Develops college-wide relationships that foster an understanding of applications for prospect management. Cultivates personal knowledge of CCA fundraising priorities and programs. Writes profiles, event bios, and research memos as necessary, following establish formatting. Creates well-written and easy to follow formatted and ad hoc reporting on prospects and portfolios as necessary. Completes other duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Experience working in and extracting data from a relational database, Raiser's Edge preferred. Strong report writing skills with minimal external proofreading necessary. Demonstrated effective verbal and written communication skills. Ability to meet deadlines and to work collaboratively with colleagues. Experience and comfort working with volunteers, board members, and organizational leadership. Preference given to candidates with an understanding of APRA's Advanced Skill Sets, specifically in research management and relationship management. Ability to handle sensitive material and confidential information with professionalism and discretion. Requires flexibility and transportation to attending meetings on both campuses, (Oakland and San Francisco).
Founded in 1907, California College of the Arts (CCA) is an independent art college with 21 undergraduate programs in architecture, design, fine arts, visual studies, and writing. The college also has graduate programs in architecture, comics, curatorial practice, design, design strategy, film, fine arts, visual and critical studies, and writing. Through these programs, the college has created a d...ynamic and interdisciplinary environment. Diverse cultural perspectives enrich the CCA community and the college believes that continuing to expand the horizons of the students and faculty is essential to achieving its educational objectives. With campuses in Oakland and San Francisco, CCA currently enrolls 1,950 full-time students.