Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and as partners people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need.
The Mapping & Research Analyst (Analyst) is an integral member of the Research & Relationship Mapping (RRM) Team within Charitable Giving Analytics (CG Analytics Team), responsible for relationship mapping and prospect research. They will execute mapping and research projects and processes to unlock access and uncover wealth, capacity and inclination of current and potential donors. Major responsibilities will include conducting relationship mapping and research projects using prospect research and analytics tools, entering research information into and maintaining databases, and working collaboratively and iteratively with other members of the CG Analytics Team, Regional Development Directors, and other CG colleagues.
The vision of the CG Analytics Team is to drive better business decisions and improve programmatic outcomes in CRS’ U.S. outreach efforts – by using disciplined data science methods, providing analytics consulting to projects and teams, and delivering insights into the hands of decision makers to help drive results.
The Analyst will substantially contribute to CG Analytics Team’s vision, by conducting relationship mapping and in-depth prospect research to uncover paths of access to hard-to-reach prospects and donors. The Analyst will support the build-out of relationship mapping capabilities, including the development of a “graph database.” They will synthesize large volumes of often complex financial, legal, and technical information and contribute to data projects related to databases, scoring, data mining, and similar projects across CG.
The Analyst will be a participating member of the overall CG Analytics Team, which strives to make Charitable Giving efforts more: Analytically Driven, Data Focused, and Rigorously Tested.
Execute priority Relationship Mapping efforts/projects to uncover paths of access for potential warm introductions to ultra-wealthy but hard to reach principal gifts level prospects.
Conduct priority Prospect Research for pipeline development, solicitation and stewardship.
Ensure accuracy of prospect research and mapping data/information, and accuracy of data ingestion processes.
Key Working Relationships:
Internal: Research & Relationship Mapping Manager, Sr. Relationship Mapping Analyst, Prospect Research Analyst, Prospect Management & Analytics Manager, Director of Charitable Giving Analytics, Deputy Director of Charitable Giving Analytics, Data Engineer, Development Officers, Vice President of Leadership Giving (Major Gifts), Vice President of Annual Giving, Director of Principal Gifts, Leadership Giving unit staff, Planned Giving unit staff, Senior Advisor of Specialized Research, and CRS executives and other senior managers.
Required Qualifications, Experience, and Skills:
Required Travel: Minimal (training and conferences as needed, post-pandemic)
Work Environment: Currently remote due to pandemic. Must be able to travel to Baltimore headquarters 2 days a week in the future.
Disclaimer: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.
CRS’ talent acquisition procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.
These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results.
What we offer
CRS offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, vision, generous retirement savings plan and the opportunity to work in a collaborative, mission-driven culture that is committed to improving the lives of the poor throughout the world.
Note: All positions requiring residence or frequent travel outside their home country must undergo and clear a pre-employment medical examination.
CRS' talent acquisition procedures reflect our commitment to safeguarding the rights and dignity of all people - especially children and vulnerable adults - to live free from abuse and harm.
EOE/M/F/D/V - CRS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our…