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Researcher for Black Fox Philanthropy


BACKGROUND

Black Fox Philanthropy is a leading fundraising firm serving international non-profits. Our mission is to help clients engage significant financial resources so they focus upon doing their work in the world. Our clients address 16 of the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals.

The Black Fox team has deep experience, knowledge and focused expertise to help organizations escape the cycle of urgency in fundraising so they can execute their work in a powerful and sustainable way. We partner with clients to create and implement smart, effective fundraising strategies, serving as thought partners, strategic planners and often serve as an extension of a client’s development team, which would be the case for this role. 

Black Fox Philanthropy is a certified B Corp social enterprise, and is wholly woman-owned. 


OPPORTUNITY

This is a remote contractor role for a funder candidate researcher.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Key responsibilities of a Researcher include:

●    Identify prospective funders for a wide array of NGO clients.

●    Perform sophisticated database queries and internet research to develop research pipelines for individual clients.

●    Prepare profiles on institutional prospects, including background and financial research.

●    Collaborate with research team on prospect identification needs and criteria.

●     Maintain prospect research systems to ensure that research output is trackable, accessible, and easily understood in order to meet client fundraising goals.

●    Actively stay on top of news, philanthropic publications and alerts to identify new prospects, the latest trends in prospect research, and new tools and resources.


WE WANT YOU TO APPLY IF…

●  You have a passion for helping to solve some of the world’s most pressing problems as a valued contributor.

●  You drive for results, and delight in exceeding expectations.

●  You enjoy an outcome-oriented culture that values flexibility and accountability.

●    Personable and professional with clients, strong verbal skills

●    Demonstrated ability to conduct comprehensive research and produce concise profiles

●    Knowledge of research databases and techniques

●    Strong aptitude for understanding and distilling complex financial data (990 reports etc.)

●    Ability to exercise good judgment in balancing deadlines and prioritizing multiple projects

●  You exhibit high levels of organization and attention to detail.

●   Strong project management skills, self-motivated and ability to self-manage, but with strong collaboration skills.

●   Bachelor’s degree required; exceptions will be made for the right candidate.

●   Two or more years of work experience focused upon fundraising and funder prospect research.

●   Essential Attributes: High energy, positive, “can-do” attitude, flexibility, teamwork, attention to detail, high degree of initiative, and demonstrate an overall drive to build lasting fundraising success for the client organizations.

Researcher for Black Fox Philanthropy


BACKGROUND

Black Fox Philanthropy is a leading fundraising firm serving international non-profits. Our mission is to help clients engage significant financial resources so they focus upon doing…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in the world
Associated Location
121 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02116, USA

How to Apply

Submit cover letter and resume to jobs@blackfox.global.

Submit cover letter and resume to jobs@blackfox.global.

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