Provide direct support and information for fundraising efforts to research teams, and may involve communicating directly with clients, through research and analysis of the University's current and potential donors/funders.
Independently provide consultation and expertise to research team and clients in identifying areas for analyses, with increased focus on international regions.
Conduct market, prospect and donor research, analyze and summarize qualitative and quantitative data, prepare detailed reports on individuals, corporations, and foundations identified as prospects, and recommend strategies to specific segments or departments. May prepare presentations to summarize findings.
Track prospect activity and provide historical records of prospect/donor relationship with the institution and other philanthropic organizations.
Communicate and educate fundraisers and research team about trends in industry and philanthropy and in sources of wealth.
Identify ways to improve the dissemination and storage of information.
Education & Experience:
Bachelor's degree and two years related experience or a combination of education and relevant experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Ability to read and successfully translate Mandarin Chinese is highly desirable, but not mandatory.
Ability to work within a team environment.
Strong communication, analytic and critical thinking skills.
Demonstrated strong computer skills including advanced Excel skills.
Excellent track record of experience with on-line database and internet searches.
Ability to manage own workload and client relationship and needs.
Certifications and Licenses:
Frequently perform desk-based computer tasks; frequently sitting; frequently use a telephone.
Occasionally stand/walk, light/fine grasping, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds, writing by hand.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
Location: Office of Development, Redwood City, California, United States Schedule: Classification Level:
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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