As one of the most respected institutions across the nation, UCLA engages in fundraising activities that span the entire campus and entail creativity, resourcefulness, diplomacy and impeccable credibility. The magnitude and impact of donor engagement is broad and deep, requiring a highly collaborative and constituent-driven team. As part of UCLA’s Donor Engagement team, the Prospect Management & Development Analytics unit provides coordinated efforts to support fundraising strategies through the identification, evaluation and optimization of portfolio composition, as well as the efficient management of a wide array of prospect and donor information.
Reporting to the Assistant Director, Prospect Management Operations, the Prospect Management Liaison is responsible for supporting campus-wide fundraising efforts through the initiation, promotion, coordination and administration of a highly effective prospect management program. This individual will provide and coordinate input on donor assignment, cultivation and solicitation strategies to University Senior Staff and UCLA fundraisers. The Prospect Management Liaison will serve as an ambassador of UCLA’s centralized prospect management database, maintaining its integrity and ensuring all solicitations and approaches to prospects are well governed and comply with campus-wide policy of assignment and interactions.
Ideal candidates will have at least five years of experience in an office environment, preferably in a University setting, with demonstrated leadership abilities to successfully work with fundraising staff regarding portfolio balance and prospect movement in a liaison capacity. The Prospect Management Liaison will be a highly analytical and strategic thinker, well versed in predictive modeling, research, and reviewing performance management reports with frontline fundraising staff as part of facilitating prospect movement. Excellent oral and written communication skills, interpersonal skills and the ability to work with a wide array of internal constituents and leadership are a must. This individual will also have excellent knowledge of higher education fundraising, including an intricate understanding of the prospect fundraising cycle with an ability to provide analysis and strategic assessment of prospect and donor trends.
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