1) Translate prospect management policy and protocols into actionable steps individual officers can leverage to improve the management of their portfolios.
2) Use quantitative and qualitative analysis to understand areas of opportunity within pools, portfolios, and pipelines.
3) Communicate these findings to the team and individuals who will be able to act on the recommendations.
4) Collaborate with prospect research and analytics to build out portfolios of potential donors that may have an interest in engaging with a specific area within UChicago.
5) Meet with new gift officers to help build and onboard them to their portfolio.
6) Regularly meet with gift officers to review their portfolio and activity in order to bring consistency to data quality, ensure prospects are moving in and out of portfolios as needed, and prospects that remain in portfolios are moving forward in the development cycle.
7) Make changes to gift officer assignments in the database and communicate changes proactively.
8) Run regular training sessions with new and tenured staff aimed at helping them use data, systems (our database and other technology), and policies, to maximize our potential.
9) Seek opportunities for professional development that will enhance job performance, including building networks within the University and with colleagues at peer institutions.
1) Communicate Effectively & With Influence.
2) Exhibit Resilience & Optimize Resources.
3) Display Emotional Intelligence.
4) Lead Performance & Flawless Execution.
5) Foster Partnership & Collaboration.
6) Demonstrated skill and knowledge of, or ability to learn quickly, the internal workings of the University as well as the technology tools available to the Office of Alumni Relations and Development, including Griffin (the University's Donor Relationship Management System), Microsoft Windows computer environment, Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Tableau. Knowledge of Salesforce.
7) Ability to manage confidential information with discretion and tact.
8) Willingness and ability to travel to campus and/or non-campus locations for University business.
9) Willingness and ability to work evenings and weekends.
1) Standard office environment.
1) Self-motivation and the ability to take initiative.
2) Ability to prioritize multiple projects and independently follow through with detail.
1) Coursework in project management, business, finance, economics, analytics, library and information science, or non-profit management.
1) Professional experience in nonprofit management, development, alumni relations, marketing, public relations, sales or similar professional work experience.
2) Professional experience in financial sectors.
2) Cover Letter (optional)
NOTE: When applying, all required documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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