Museum of Science
  • 31-Jul-2017 to 31-Aug-2017 (EST)
  • Leadership & Planned Giving - 470
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Regular, Full Time

Research & Prospect Management Supervisor

Museum of Science, Boston

www.mos.org


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SUMMARY STATEMENT:

The Senior Program Manager for Research directs all aspects of the Research Department, responsible for budget creation and yearly business plans. S/he manages the portfolio management (including prospect qualification, assignments, and rotation) for all front-line fundraisers. Acts as a professional research resource for the Advancement senior staff, managers, frontline fundraising staff. Provide answers to research questions and assist their understanding and use of research resources. Work directly with assigned fundraisers to support their research needs. S/he manages the governance process from a staff level and works closely with board members and volunteers to continually build the governance pipeline. S/he serves as liaison to the Governance Pipeline Task Force.


RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage comprehensive prospect management system for 3 annual fund officers, 4 major gift officers, 4 CF&G officers, Senior Vice President and Executive Director
  • Lead conversion assessment for 2,200 Target Analytic prospects generated by wealth screening
  • Identify and qualify 20 new Discoverer-level+ prospects per month
  • From a staff level, manage the Overseer Nomination process. Research and qualify 30-60 new Overseer candidates per meeting. Prepare all data and presentations for, and attend, 4 Overseer Nominating Committee meetings and 3 Trustee Nominating Committee meetings per year. Analyze performance data on the approx. 30 Overseers who are up for re-election each year; make recommendations accordingly
  • Overseer candidates per meeting. Prepare all data and presentations for, and attend, 4 Overseer Nominating Committee meetings and 3 Trustee Nominating Committee meetings per year. Analyze performance data on the approx. 30 Overseers who are up for re-election each year; make recommendations accordingly
  • Meet and deliver FY output benchmark of over 400 research products and approximately 100 new prospects assigned to frontline fundraising portfolios.
  • Supervise event research for approximately 20-30 event briefings per year for advancement staff, senior leadership and other MOS staff.


WORK SCHEDULE:

This position is full-time, 40hrs/wk, Monday-Friday


REPORTS TO:

Senior Director of Leadership Gifts


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelors of Science or Arts degree
  • Five (5) or more years of Research and Prospect Management experience.
  • Demonstrated database management skills.
  • Demonstrated familiarity and understanding of prospect or sales management. systems that track team goals, pipelines and projected revenue goals.
  • Proven ability to analyze and track team progress against annual goals.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with people across the division and throughout the Museum.
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills.
  • Must be able to multi-task and to synthesize data to make quick, effective decisions.
  • Familiarity with fundraising or sales tracking software such as Millennium, Raiser's Edge, Tessitura, Sales Force.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail, excellent organizational skills, reliability and the ability to think proactively.
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently on projects of concern to the entire Advancement staff.
  • Ability to manage and mentor staff, budget, and strategically plan program growth.
  • Must interact effectively with senior leadership, both volunteer and organizational.


STARTING SALARY:

Exempt (Salaried). Commensurate with experience.


BENEFITS:

Benefits for full-time, exempt (salaried) staff include: free parking, T accessibility, 23 vacation days, 12 holidays, 5-10 sick days, medical, dental, and vision insurance, short- and long-term disability, life insurance, retirement and savings plan, health care/dependent care flex spending plan, employee discounts, employee referral program, tuition assistance, professional development, direct deposit, free admission, free Duck Tours, discounted movie passes, and much more!


The Museum of Science is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified employees without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state or local law. We are dedicated to providing a work environment free from discrimination and harassment, and where employees are treated with respect and dignity.


No phone inquiries, please. Qualified applicants will be contacted within two to four weeks of initial application.

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