Valuable opportunity to identify and evaluate potential corporate and foundation donors for various School-based programs and University-wide initiatives in need of funding. UDAR's Corporate and Foundation Relations team is seeking an organized, inquisitive, self-motivated candidate interested in continuing their career preparing prospect lists, in-depth profiles and briefings for development staff and senior members of University administration. S/he will have the opportunity to analyze information on prospects and donors using a variety of online resources and forward results to development staff and senior members of University administration to use for the creation of targeted cultivation and fundraising strategies.
1-2 years' experience identifying corporate and/or foundation prospects using Foundation Center's online database, Foundation Directory Online. Prior development or fundraising experience is necessary.
Related experience at a large, urban university. Preference for candidates with solid 2+ years' experience directly working with the Foundation Directory Online.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: (include unique competencies, certification, licenses, etc.):
Strong analytical, written and verbal communications skills. Familiarity with word processing, spreadsheet, and database software including experience with online databases.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: (include unique competencies, certification, licenses, etc.):
Familiarity with RFPs and construction of proposals. Ability to learn about the unique attributes and make appropriate connections for NYU's Schools, Units, and Institutes with corporations and foundations. Organizational and interpersonal skills both preferred.
Preference also given to those candidates that have an understanding and/or experience with Corporate Giving.
Knowledge and interest in the Sciences preferred.
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New York University - 21 months ago
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