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Monday, September 17, 2012

F/T Assistant Manager for Research (NYPL)

Assistant Manager for Research

Job ID:  2012-6973 # of Openings Remaining:  1
Location:  US-NY-Manhattan Type:  Full-Time Regular
Department:  DEV, Development Office

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Position Description:
External Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Assistant Director for Major Gift Operations and working closely with the Manager for Research, the Assistant Manager for Research:
  • Prepares detailed reports on prospective donors for use by development office and senior staff
  • Identifies potential new prospects for the Library's fundraising efforts
  • Participates with staff in planning and executing fundraising strategies 
  • Manages existing donors and prospects in the development office database; maintains and updates donor files 
  • Analyzes general, business, and financial news relevant to the Library's fundraising efforts
  • Other related duties as needed
External Qualifications:
  • BA required 
  • 1-2 years of prospect research or related research experience 
  • Excellent writing, editing, analytical, and communication skills
  • Facility with online research; familiarity with news retrieval tools (Lexis-Nexis preferred), SEC and financial documentation, and donor management software
  • Proficiency with MS Office
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Interest in current events and news related to business, finance, philanthropy, the arts, education, etc.