At Boston Children's Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It's in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Trust organization and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.
The Senior Prospect Researcher is responsible for:
Conducts comprehensive and accurate research on foundations, corporations, and individuals and prepares detailed research briefings.
Identifies and qualifies new prospects using standard industry databases and methodologies.
May serve as project lead or primary liaison to specific research area or hospital priority.
As a Team member, may train, oversee, and/or otherwise direct the work of other department members, outside contractors and/or temporary help, and report results.
May train Trust-wide development associates and others in basic research techniques.
To qualify, you must have:
Work requires the knowledge of principles and concepts typically acquired through the completion of a Bachelor's degree (Master's Degree preferred), with a minimum of five years' experience in the non-profit sector, and a preferred minimum of three years' experience in the field of Prospect Research.
Strong knowledge of a wide array of biographical and financial/business reference resources, including informational databases and web-based research services and research internet sites. Knowledge and experience with advanced prospect research tools and methodologies.
Ability to organize and analyze complex material as well as the ability to work with sensitive and confidential information.
Ability to understand and apply financial information and research methodology to reliably rate and qualify prospects.
Familiarity with the philanthropic community in Boston and the social networks within the greater Boston community.
Ability to handle multiple responsibilities, prioritizing duties and meet deadlines for research requests. Ability to respond to urgent requests completely and concisely.
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing and provide empathy in interpersonal situations.
Proficiency in the various applications within the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access) for creating profiles and creating/maintaining various database spreadsheets. Proficiency in the Query and Export functions of Blackbaud CRM, or proven skill with a similar relational enterprise system.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including a flexible schedule, affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.