The Natural History Museum
of Los Angeles County is seeking a Prospect Researcher in the Advancement
department. This role will report directly to the Associate Vice President,
Annual Giving. The Prospect Researcher is responsible for research materials
related to annual fundraising and other projects, including biographical and
financial information on prospects.
for this position includes, but are not limited to:
- Research and identify prospects for
annual, planned, major, and capital campaign gifts for Advancement fundraisers,
the President/Director and volunteer solicitors.
- Write biographical sketches of
prospects and alert Advancement fundraisers of potential prospects. Creates an
ongoing strategic plan for the proactive discovery and movement of new
prospects into the prospect development system.
- Updates constituent records and
prospect files regularly. Responsible for maintaining information in Millennium
database related to suspects and prospects, and hard copy files.
- Conducts proactive and reactive
prospect research utilizing a variety of print and electronic resources,
including the Internet, commercial online services, specialized computer
software, public records, and periodicals.
- Directs and facilitates the prospect
management program, including prospect strategy meetings, prospect ratings, and
- Coordinates both input and output of
pertinent prospect data in the system. Produces a variety of prospect
management reports when needed.
- Reviews and edits own and others’ work
using contemporary business grammar, punctuation, and spelling rules to ensure
accuracy, consistency, and clarity.
position has the following requirements:
- Bachelor’s degree
- Experience in a
fundraising environment preferred.
- PC friendly, MS Word, MS
Excel, and experience with research databases, ie: LexisNexis Development Pro.
commensurate with experience. This is a full time, regular, non-exempt
History Museum of Los Angeles County is seeking applicants who have
demonstrated experience and commitment working with a diverse community. Review
of applications begins immediately and continues until position is filled.
The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County is an
Equal Opportunity Employer. Please, No
Phone Calls, No Fax.