Pacific Legal Foundation—the nation’s first and most successful public interest law firm dedicated to vindicating individual liberty—seeks an energetic and innovative development researcher to organize and manage a prospective donor pipeline to grow PLF’s donor base and financial resources.
About the Role
The Prospect Research Manager is responsible for developing and implementing a process to identify prospective supporters, in order to generate increased support for PLF. The Prospect Research Manager reports to the Director of Annual Giving and Stewardship.
The primary job duties are as follows:
- Identify prospective individuals and foundations who have the affinity and capacity to support Pacific Legal Foundation using research tools.
- Manage the research pipeline to facilitate acquisitions, renewals, and upgrades among current and prospective donors
- Based on research, determine the appropriate stewardship track for new donors
- Work closely with the Director of Annual Giving and Stewardship and Director of Donor Relations to develop appropriate donor strategies and prioritization based on research
- Manage the dissemination of research to appropriate development officers, including creating a process for assigning, reviewing, and disqualifying potential prospects
- Prepare individual research and background profiles for development officers and leadership as requested
- Oversee the strategic use of analytics data to implement effective segmentation of qualified prospects for the Annual Giving and Major Giving teams
- Continually review and improve research processes based on results and feedback from Development colleagues
- Maintain accurate and timely data information in Raiser’s Edge