Prospect Development Analyst

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Darlington, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: FullTime

  • Do you enjoy investigating, researching and analysing?

  • Located on the Camperdown/ Darlington Campus

  • Full-time, continuing position, offering a remuneration package of $90,497 including leave loading and generous contribution to superannuation

Due to internal promotions, we are now seeking applications for 2 new members of our Prospect Development team  

About the opportunity 

The role will see you applying your research skills to accurately uncover new prospects for the University of Sydney major gifts fundraising team. You will use your investigative skills to conduct strategic prospect research to major gifts development officers.

As a Philanthropy Researcher, you will also support the development of prospect strategies throughout the fundraising cycle in collaboration with development associates. The Prospect Development Analyst will also perform prospect identification in collaboration with the Prospect Development team.

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a Philanthropy Researcher, who has the ability to:  

  • conduct research, both reactively and proactively, on individuals, foundations and corporate prospects, and donors

  • screen prospective prospects or current donors

  • derive gift capacity estimates for major gift donors and prospects using available wealth indicators

  • actively support the identification and verification of new prospects discovered through database searches and other proactive resources

  • assist the development team in recommending prospects, engagement strategy and assignments of quality prospects to the team

  • create profiles on major donor prospects

  • enhance the donor database with updated career information and wealth events

  • contribute to event briefings

Benefits Of Working with Us
In addition to having the opportunity to grow and be challenged, and to be part of a vibrant campus life, our people enjoy a range of rewarding benefits:

  • Flexible working arrangements and generous personal, parental and cultural leave

  • Competitive remuneration, 17% super, salary packaging and leave loading

  • Free and subsidised health and wellbeing services, and access to fitness and cultural clubs

  • Subsidised on campus parking

  • Discounts on a wide range of products and services

  • Career development opportunities

  • And many more…

Pre-employment checks
Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.
EEO statement
At the University of Sydney, our shared values include diversity and inclusion and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a University community which reflects the wider community that we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People , women , people living with a disability , people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds , and those who identify as LGBTIQ . We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. 

Sponsorship / work rights for Australia

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. For a continuing position, you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.

Australian Temporary Residents currently employed at the University of Sydney may be considered for a fixed term contract for the length of their visa, depending on the requirements of the hiring area and the position.

How to apply
Applications (including a cover letter, CV, and any additional supporting documentation) can be submitted via the Apply button at the top of the page.
If you are a current employee of the University or a contingent worker with access to Workday, please login into your Workday account and navigate to the Career icon on your Dashboard. Click on USYD Find Jobs and apply.
For a confidential discussion about the role, or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact Sarah Scott, Recruitment Operations, by email

Applications Close

Saturday 20 August 2022 11:59 PM
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