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Prospect Strategy Analyst - Prospect Strategy & Research

Posting: 06/26/2024 - 07/19/2024 • Unit: Prospect Strategy & Research
UF Job #: 531916 • UF Title: Prospect Strategy Analyst • UF Position#: 00034933

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The Prospect Strategy Analyst serves as a key partner to colleges/units with regard to prospect strategy, research, and analysis. The position ensures excellence in service to fundraisers in pipeline development and portfolio management, including training and communication. This position will collaborate closely with Advancement Intelligence teams on institution-wide strategic initiatives and to develop and implement departmental and organizational policies and procedures.
Minimum Requirements: Master’s degree in an appropriate area; or a bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area and two years of relevant experience.
Preferred qualifications:

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Bachelor’s degree and at least two years’ experience in prospect management and/or research or fundraising in a higher education setting.
  • Exceptional analytical skills to synthesize a high volume of information from a variety of sources and perform complex analyses to produce reports that are usable and actionable to a variety of fundraising professionals.
  • Must be an outstanding communicator with excellent written and verbal communication skills; interpersonal skills; and the ability to work collegially and interact effectively with a diverse constituency.
  • Collaborative, collegial and customer service focused orientation, eager and able to engage a diverse stakeholder base, and able to build strong professional relationships.
  • Demonstrated success in program development and execution.
  • Exceptional listening and judgment skills.
  • Strong consultative approach with ability to advise and influence internal clients through formal and informal presentations.
  • Clear understanding of the cultivation cycle.
  • Effective in problem solving across organizational lines.
  • Ability to work at strategic level and influence outcomes of strategic initiatives.
  • Strong project management and time management skills befitting a fast-paced environment; ability to handle multiple projects with critical deadlines and changing priorities simultaneously and accurately.
  • Understand institutional mission and strategic initiatives.
  • Knowledge of ethical and best practices of profession.
  • Knowledge of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
  • Strong familiarity with standard research resources and information such as DonorSearch, LinkedIn, Lexis Nexis, Foundation Search, iWave, SEC filings and wealth screenings.
  • High level of knowledge of software applications for analysis and project delivery.
  • Proficient with SalesForce (or comparable alumni/donor database) and thorough understanding of the reports produced by and for prospect management purposes.
  • Experience with PLSQL and Microsoft Office Suites: Word, Power Point, Excel, Access, OneNote and MS Teams. Specific Excel knowledge in advanced filtering and sorting, Pivot Tables and formulas.
  • An appreciation for and support of diversity in the workplace in all its forms; proven success working with stakeholders; project management skills; experience in a data-driven environment; organizational skills; and the ability to lead, influence and motivate others are required.
  • The ability and willingness to travel. A valid driver license and good driving record are essential.*

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Development Coordinator, CMN - UF Health Shands

Posting: Until Filled • Unit: UF Health Shands
UF Job #: 111080 • UF Title: Development Coordinator, CMN • UF Position#:

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The development coordinator manages a portfolio of national and local corporate partners and programs to increase market awareness and financial support for the Children's Miracle Network benefitting UF Health Shands Children's Hospital. Responsibilities include managing corporate partner relationships, point-of-sale campaigns, peer-to-peer fundraising programs, special events, the CMN Ambassador Family program, donor stewardship and recognition, marketing support and financial reconciliation. The development coordinator will represent UF Health and the UF Health Office of Advancement at all internal and external events, and must be flexible and available for occasional weekend and evening programs.
Minimum Requirements:
  • A bachelor's degree and a minimum of one year of experience in fundraising, community relations, sales or marketing required.
  • Equivalent education and/or experience may be substituted for the degree (based on a year-by-year basis).
  • Experience with Children's Miracle Network Programs is highly desirable.
  • Must have the ability to work well with corporate executives, volunteers, patient families, the media and general public.
  • Strong leadership, public speaking, communication and computer skills required.
  • Experience coordinating special events/promotions and recruiting and managing volunteers, along with strong organization and planning skills, preferred.
  • Candidates should be creative, self-driven and looking to join a fast-paced, collaborative team.
  • Strong working knowledge of computer applications, including Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint, required.
  • Experience with database applications, such as Raiser's Edge, preferred.
  • Experience with social media applications preferred, but not required.

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PO Box 14425
Gainesville, FL 32603-2425
Phone: (352) 846-3627

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