Director of Prospect Development - Emmanuel College
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Internal Number: 9608
Emmanuel College-a Catholic, coeducational, residential, liberal arts and sciences college in Boston-has been educating critical thinkers, ethical decision makers and community leaders since 1919. Situated in Boston's Fenway neighborhood within the Longwood Medical and Academic Area, Emmanuel's 17-acre campus is home to nearly 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students. The College provides boundless opportunities for students to expand their worldview through rigorous coursework, significant internship and career opportunities throughout the Boston area and beyond, collaborations with distinguished and dedicated faculty, and participation in a dynamic campus community. Emmanuel's more than 70 programs in the arts, humanities, education, natural sciences, business and nursing foster spirited discourse and substantive learning experiences that honor the College's commitment to educate the whole person and prepare students to emerge as tomorrow's leaders. For more information, visit www.emmanuel.edu.Reporting to the Vice President of Advancement, the Director Prospect Development is responsible for identifying prospects with the capacity to make a major gift to the College. Reporting to the Vice President of Advancement, this position will work closely with frontline fundraisers, the Business Office and College leadership. IN addition, this position is responsible for data analytics, gift processing and supporting stewardship.Responsibilities will include:*Prepare thorough and concise research reports which may include biographical information, financial information, potential for philanthropic support, areas of interest, and affiliations on individuals, corporations and foundations.*Manage our Gift Processing system and work with the Business Office to create reconciliations that inform our annual reports.*Collaborate with Marketing and Communications on weekly stewardship and tax letters for donors.*Identify new donor prospects and reviewing recommendations uncovered by staff and volunteers.*Prepare prospect profiles for the VP of Advancement, frontline staff, Emmanuel Leadership as requested.*Fulfill the research needs of the President and Board of Trustees, including identifying new BOT candidates for membership.*Develop a rating system for wealth, gift capability, planned giving likely hood and prospect management assignment.*Maintain a current research/reference library, coordinate contracts with resource vendors, and conduct an annual review of the effectiveness of the research tools and revise inventory as needed.Our ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor's degree and seven or more years of experience in higher education. Experience with the Raiser's Edge database is preferred.Emmanuel College seeks to create a working and learning environment that reflect the society and community in which we are located, and we actively encourage candidates of all backgrounds to apply. Unless otherwise stated above, this is an on-campus position. This is not a remote or hybrid position as employees are essential in order to provide a fully on-campus, residential college experience for our students and the community.Emmanuel College currently has a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy. Students, faculty and staff are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19.A complete application must include a cover letter, resume, a personal equity statement, and contact information for three references. Your personal equity statement should reflect your values as they relate to diversity, inclusion and belonging. Please include any initiatives you have undertaken and your personal and professional goals as it relates to DEIB. Click Here to Applyhttp://emmanuel.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=158594
Colleges of the Fenway is a collaborative effort of five neighboring Boston-based colleges in the Fenway area. This collaboration was created to add value to student academic and social life while seeking innovative methods of investing in new services and containing the costs of higher education. Collectively, the colleges represent more than 12,000 undergraduate students, comprising 16.2% of the total Boston population of undergraduates attending four-year colleges, more than 700 full-time faculty, and 2,300-course offerings.