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Donor Prospect Researcher (Volunteer)

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New York, NY
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Publicado há 29 dias

Donor Prospect Researcher (Volunteer)

*Note: The following is an opportunity for flexible, part-time, volunteer work. Please DO NOT APPLY if you are only looking for paid employment.*This is a remote-from-home volunteer position.


Are you an experienced Donor Prospect Researcher who is passionate about making a difference? Would you find it exciting to work with smart and talented individuals committed to producing great journalism in the public interest? Can you commit (a minimum of) 10 hours a week to our mission, working remotely on your own schedule with our far-flung, diverse team? 


We are seeking an eager, proactive, and detail-oriented researcher to help in our donor development efforts. The role includes scouting, researching, and pitching potential donors to our Development team on a weekly basis. You will work collaboratively with the other donor prospect researchers and donor relationship manager. 


WhoWhatWhy.org is a nonpartisan, agenda-free news organization. Not left-wing, not right-wing, not consensus-seeking, we report the truth, whatever it is. We approach each story with an open mind, boundless curiosity, and a willingness to dig deep beneath the surface  —  and don’t back away in the face of pressure from powerful institutions and groupthink. 


We are a nonprofit. We are not funded by a zillionaire. We do not accept corporate ads. As such, we seek skilled volunteers to fill out our growing organizational infrastructure. 


Age does not matter. We have among us young students, vibrant retirees, and everything in between, from all walks of life.

Join us! 


Responsibilities

  • Identify and conduct research on prospective donors
  • Synthesize research into easily understood research briefs
  • Organize and analyze information from a variety of sources to determine the prospect’s capacity, relationships, and philanthropic interests
  • Interpret and evaluate research results and communicate analysis with the team

Qualifications 

  • 3+ years of experience doing research
  • Highly skilled in web search and some familiarity with fundraising or general search databases. 
  • Be highly organized, motivated, and curious, and able to juggle — and prioritize — multiple projects simultaneously
  • A creative, inquisitive mind
  • Analytical skills and a talent for pattern recognition
  • Have a solid grasp of — and commitment to — our mission
  • Previous prospect research experience or familiarity with how it supports development a plus

Perks

  • Channel your passion in a stimulating environment
  • Learn the nuts and bolts of nonprofit operations in an up-and-coming organization
  • Develop new skills and gain valuable experience that can enhance your professional trajectory
  • Do amazing work on a flexible, part-time basis
  • Have fun while you make a difference 

Expectations 

You will be expected to attend your department’s recurring meetings. Beyond this, you will work on your own schedule. We ask for a minimum commitment of 6 months for at least 10 hours a week. Because our team is spread throughout the world, we rely on a combination of Slack, email, and conference calls, and expect everyone to be responsive in a timely manner. 

To Apply 

We will not review applications that appear to be mass submissions. To apply, send your resume and a customized cover letter, making clear you are familiar with our mission and work. You should confirm your understanding that this is a volunteer position. If there is no option to attach a cover letter, please send a cover letter to hr@whowhatwhy.org. 

Please note that response emails from us sometimes end up in spam folders; don’t forget to check them. Thank you!


Donor Prospect Researcher (Volunteer)

*Note: The following is an opportunity for flexible, part-time, volunteer work. Please DO NOT APPLY if you are only looking for paid employment.*This is a remote-from-home volunteer position.


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Resumo dos Detalhes

  • Agendar
    Dias da semana
  • Comprometimento de Tempo
    Algumas horas por semana
  • Recorrência
    Recorrente

Localização

Virtual
O trabalho pode ser executado em qualquer lugar de Estados Unidos
Local Associado
PO Box 1103, New York, NY 10276, United States

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