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Let your data-mining skills guide you here.

 

The largest guide dog school in North America, Guide Dogs for the Blind relies on our philanthropic donors to help us achieve our important mission. We’re looking for an analytical and detail-oriented self-starter to join us at our San Rafael campus as Prospect Research Analyst. In this key role, you will provide research support to assist in qualifying, screening, and rating potential donors.

Your duties will include:

  • Conducting proactive research to identify new potential major and principal gift donors using push technology, data mining, screening, and other methods
  • Preparing information on prospects with profiles/biographies, financial capacity, philanthropic interests, and nature of relationship to GDB
  • Supporting prospect screening and data mining projects
  • Partnering with Philanthropic Gifts team to support the development of high-capacity portfolios
  • Maintaining proficiency with standard prospect research resources (electronic, print, and other) and staying abreast of new resources and technologies
  • Achieving target metrics related to the number of prospects researched and briefings written each month

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of nonprofit development experience
  • The ability to work independently and collaboratively to handle multiple projects and deadlines
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Ability to respond in a timely manner to common inquiries from donors, their families, and potential donors
  • Excellent computer skills; must be highly proficient in word processing, spreadsheet, and database programs
  • Tactful and ethical approach to fundraising tasks, including the ability to safeguard the confidentiality of constituent information at all times
  • Ability to work occasional weekends and evenings for events


Guide Dogs for the Blind

The largest guide dog school in North America, Guide Dogs for the Blind creates inspiring partnerships between people, dogs, and communities. With exceptional client services and a robust network of instructors, puppy raisers, donors, and volunteers, we prepare guide dogs to serve and empower individuals who are blind or have low vision, throughout the U.S. and Canada. Our team includes approximately 300 employees and 3,000 volunteers, supporting more than 2,000 working teams (clients and guide dogs).

We offer an exceptional team to collaborate with, an inspiring mission to keep you motivated every day, and an attractive compensation and benefits package to reward your outstanding efforts. Plus, you can bring your dog to work!


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At Guide Dogs for the Blind, we respect, value, and appreciate all differences. We welcome all qualified candidates irrespective of your race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Individuals with disabilities, especially those who are blind or visually impaired, are encouraged to apply. If you have a disability and need assistance and/or accommodation with applying for a job, please feel free to email us at SRHumanResources@guidedogs.com, or call 800-295-4050 and ask for Human Resources.

Let your data-mining skills guide you here.

 

The largest guide dog school in North America, Guide Dogs for the Blind relies on our philanthropic donors to help us achieve our important mission. We’re looking for an analytical and…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Professional

Benefits

Health and Dental Benefits, 403b retirement savings plan, paid vacation and sick leave, bring your dog to work

Health and Dental Benefits, 403b retirement savings plan, paid vacation and sick leave, bring your dog to work

Location

On-site
350 Los Ranchitos Rd, San Rafael, CA 94903, USA

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