Data Analytics and Prospect Research Analyst

Location
Palo Alto, California
Posted
Aug 15, 2019
Closes
Sep 14, 2019
Focus Areas
Healthcare, Human Services
Position Type
Full Time

Data Analytics and Prospect Research Analyst

At the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health, we are a team of dedicated individuals with a shared commitment to helping kids and families live healthier lives.

We do this by:
• Fundraising for Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford and the maternal and child health programs of Stanford University School of Medicine.
• Raising awareness of children's health issues.
• Promoting a system of care that improves the lives of children with special health care needs and their families.

The Data Analytics & Prospect Research Analyst supports the strategic goals of the Data Analytics and Prospect Research (DAPR) department and the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health. Through prospect identification, research, data acquisition, data analysis and data monitoring, the Analyst deepens the Foundation’s institutional knowledge and data integrity of its prospects by playing a vital role in helping the Foundation meet its goals for fundraising, engagement, communications, and stewardship.

GENERAL POSITION DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Under the direction of the Assistant Director, the essential duties of the DAPR Analyst include:

  • Proactively identify, research, and analyze new and existing donors and prospects for gift cultivation, with an emphasis on major and principally rated prospects.
  • Respond in a timely manner to all research inquiries which may include financial assets, potential for philanthropic support, business and professional affiliations, areas of interest and other Hospital affiliations.
  • Interpret and analyze biographical and financial information on individuals, corporations and foundations, based on fundraising strategies and objectives to inform the fundraising process.
  • Attend select gift officer monthly check-in’s and actively participate in portfolio review and prospect management strategy discussions.
  • Serve as a liaison to select fundraising teams.
  • Write and edit succinct and informative prospect profiles and present information in a manner consistent with department standards.
  • Monitor periodicals for relevant data on prospects; circulate to appropriate end-user and update database.
  • Ensure the department’s data collection activities are in line with goals and prospect records are fully filled-out.
  • Carry-out and assist in refining processes for database mining in search of promising prospects.
  • Help to ensure department compliance with HIPAA regulations.
  • Recommends new approaches, procedures and processes to effect continual improvements in efficiency of department and services performed.
  • Regular and predictable attendance is required.
  • Other duties as assigned.

NOTE:  We are a dynamic organization in a rapidly changing industry.  Therefore, the responsibilities associated with this position will change from time to time in accordance with LPFCH’s business needs.  More specifically, the incumbent may be required to perform additional and/or different responsibilities from those set forth above.

EDUCATION, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

EDUCATION

Required:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

SKILLS, EXPERIENCE AND JOB-RELATED REQUIREMENTS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Required:

  • 2 years of experience in information management in the areas of administration, fundraising, research, data maintenance or related field.
  • Experience analyzing data from varying sources.
  • Demonstrated ability to complete assignments in a timely manner.
  • Ability to locate and interpret financial and biographical information on current or prospective donors from a variety of sources.
  • Highly developed verbal and written communication skills and the ability to communicate technical concepts to non-technical audiences.
  • Highly organized with meticulous attention to detail and a demonstrated ability to produce error free work when performing a variety of functions such as typing, text editing, data entry, file management, and calculations is required
  • High level of productivity and initiative
  • Ability to exercise good judgement and handle confidential and sensitive information with the utmost discretion.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced and busy environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with a diverse staff across an institution; strong team player with recognized leadership capacity and excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to communicate directly and effectively with others.
  • Tactfulness, flexibility, and creativity are essential in working with diverse population groups (constituents, physicians, faculty, staff, vendors, etc.).
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to work independently in a team environment.
  • Proven ability to be resilient and adaptable in the face of changing priorities.
  • A genuine interest in children and their health.

Preferred:

  • Previous experience working in a non-profit environment.
  • Previous experience in donor prospect research is preferred.
  • Experience using Raiser’s Edge or equivalent database is preferred.

SALARY AND BENEFITS

We know that building a diverse and inclusive workforce is key to our success and enables us to do extraordinary work for kids and their families.  When you become part of our team, you’ll be joining a group of passionate and dedicated individuals who truly care about and believe in the work they do.

We provide competitive compensation and a wide range of benefits designed to meet the needs of our employees and their families. We are strong supporters of work life balance. Learn more by visiting the careers page on our website.

Apply online by submitting a cover letter and resume.

The Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health is an equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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