The Aspen Institute
The Aspen Institute is a global nonprofit organization committed to realizing a free, just, and equitable society. Since its founding in 1949, the Institute has been driving change through dialogue, leadership, and action to help solve the most critical challenges facing communities in the United States and around the world. Headquartered in Washington, DC, the Institute has a campus in Aspen, Colorado, and an international network of partners.
The Prospect Research Associate will research, prepare, and provide biographical and financial profiles and reports on potential and identified individuals, foundations, and corporations. The researcher plays a critical role in developing the Institute's donor pipeline as well as maintaining systems for prospect, portfolio, and proposal management. The work requires significant engagement with Salesforce, prospect research tools, Microsoft Excel, and data analysis.
The individual plays a key role in the fundraising success of the Aspen Institute. The successful applicant will be an outstanding communicator with demonstrated excellent writing skills and a command of research and database tools. With an energetic drive, professional curiosity, and attention to detail, the successful candidate will have close interaction with Institute fundraisers in a fast-paced environment.
This position is within the Aspen Institute's Office of Institutional Advancement. We offer a dynamic and challenging work environment with opportunities for meaningful accomplishment and true growth.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Knowledge, Education and Experience
Please submit a resume, cover letter, and writing sample. The writing sample should ideally show evidence of the candidate's competency with research and/or data analysis.
The Aspen Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with all District and federal laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected veteran or disabled status and will not be discriminated against.
Candidate must have the ability to work under pressure and handle stress. Candidate must also have the ability to meet the regular attendance policy of the Aspen Institute.
The Aspen Institute
The Aspen Institute is a global nonprofit organization committed to realizing a free, just, and equitable society. Since its founding in 1949, the Institute has been driving change through dialogue, leadership, and…