The Development Research Manager is responsible for developing and implementing a process to identify prospective supporters, in order to generate increased support for PLF. The primary job duties are as follows:
Use research tools to identify prospective individuals and foundations who have the affinity and capacity to support Pacific Legal Foundation.
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 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.
The ideal candidate will have:
2-4 years experience in prospect research or development.
Ability to manage multiple projects with varying timelines.
Organizational skills to prioritize workload.
Strong attention to detail.
Judgement and discretion in handling sensitive donor information.
Ability to work well with every component at PLF, across several offices; a track record of working productively and collaboratively in team settings.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Adherence to and knowledge of the principles of liberty.
Previous work with Raiser’s Edge and/or ResearchPoint are a definite plus.
Telecommuting is allowed.
About Pacific Legal Foundation
The mission of Pacific Legal Foundation is to protect individual liberty against government encroachment, especially in the areas of private property rights, discrimination by government, and regulations and programs that interfere with the entrepreneurial spirit of the American people. We seek to accomplish our mission by litigating precedent-setting cases that will form the foundational rules that limit the scope of power of local, state, and federal governments to interfere with the freedoms that are the promise of the nation.Pacific Legal Foundation is constantly looking for talented individuals to join our team. Employees enjoy a collegial, team-oriented work environment. PLF offers a generous benefits package which includes paid medical, dental, vision, short-term and long-term disability insurance, and life insurance. We also offer paid vacation, sick leave, holidays, and two retirement plans. The Foundation recognizes and supports its employees’ need to balance work with family, and offers flexible working schedules.Pacific Legal Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and selects employees on the basis of qualifications. It is the Foundation’s policy to fill every pos...ition without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws.