First listed on: 27 May 2024

Prospect Research and Database Specialist


  • Permanent, full time position
  • Fitzroy location

The Prospect Research and Database Specialist ensures the effective use of the Raiser's Edge database and provides intelligence and analysis of St Vincent's community of donors and funders to colleagues and leadership.

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Foundation Services the incumbent will lead on the identification and assessment of potential donors, optimising prospect pools, portfolio management and pipeline development across the Foundation.

The role also takes responsibility for donation processing and receipting.

Prospect Research and Database Specialist - $90,000 - $100,000

Key responsibilities of the role:

  • Provide research-based analysis to inform cultivation and solicitation strategies, pipeline development, and effective moves management
  • Manage and maintain the Raiser's Edge Database, including adding additional functionality, regular record updates, data importing and integration, and data integrity
  • Working closely with Management, to provide internal stakeholders with advice, reports, analysis and recommendations providing meaningful insights and recommendations
  • Producing insightful, high-quality reports on current and prospective donors using financial, biographical, corporate and philanthropic information from a wide variety of trusted sources
  • Proactively identify new major gifts and planned giving prospects through data mining and qualitative and quantitative research techniques

Things that work for us:

  • Qualification in a relevant field with a minimum of two years relevant experience; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training
  • Experience in management of the Raiser's Edge database, including administration, segmentation and reports and electronic database screening software
  • Experience with wealth screening, feasibility analysis, and campaign prospecting to identify the highest-level prospects
  • Knowledge of research techniques, online and print resources, including fundraising software to identify prospects through constituent list segmentation, queries, and push technology
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills, with ability to interpret data and provide insights and recommendations
  • Current National Police Clearance, or willing to obtain
  • Current 2023 Flu Vaccine or the willingness to receive the 2024 Flu Vaccine when available, and a minimum of two (2) COVID-19 Vaccinations

Things that work for you:

  • Located in Fitzroy, close to the CBD and public transport
  • Ability to visibly see your impact on the business and its service
  • Structured career and development opportunities
  • Competitive salary packaging options
  • Discounts available through our Foundation
  • Employee Assistance Program for staff and their families
  • Access to the Fitness Passport
  • Culture of continuous improvement

Why become part of St Vincent's? At St Vincent's we value inclusivity and diversity and acknowledge the importance of creating a work environment that is welcome, safe, fair and impartial and invite people from all backgrounds to join our caring St Vincent's family - Better and fairer care, always.

Reconciliation Action Plan As part of our Commitment to Reconciliation and Closing the Gap in employment related outcomes, we encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples. For further information, visit 

Interested? Apply today as we will be progressing applications throughout the advertising period!

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