Prospect Research Coordinator - Institutional Giving (Part-Time)

Prospect Research Coordinator - Institutional Giving (Part-Time)
Organization Name: 
Prevention of Blindness Society of Metropolitan Washington
Job Description: 

Prospect Research Coordinator – Institutional / Foundation Giving (Part Time, 20 hours)

The Prospect Research Coordinator (Institutional/Foundation Giving) will work with POB's Director of Development to identify and research new prospective foundation donors and funding opportunities. This position will report to the Director of Development and will be based in Washington, DC (part time, 20 hours per week).

Responsibilities include:

  • Identify new prospective foundation donors through research / prospecting / qualifying foundation donors and opportunities; create research briefs for senior staff (75%).
  • Utilize and maintain the Salesforce and Fluxx databases, and other systems, in tracking solicitations and donor information with deadlines, application materials, etc. (15%).
  • Collaborate with Development Director to provide appropriate stewardship to foundation funders (10%).
  • Undertake other duties as assigned.

Key Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from four-year College or University; and two or more years related work in the development/fundraising/philanthropy and/or prospect research fields; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of internet grant research / prospect research tools (Grant Station, Foundation Center, Foundation Search), G Suite - Gmail, Google Drive, Google Docs; Salesforce (or similar database), and Microsoft Office.
  • Excellent writing, research, and communications skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of the Greater Washington, DC institutional funder community (corporate foundations, family foundations, etc.).
  • Experience working with donor databases (Salesforce / Fluxx preferred)

Location: 233 Massachusetts Ave., NE, Washington, DC 20002 (Near Union Station)

About Prevention of Blindness Society of Metropolitan Washington:

Founded in 1936, the Prevention of Blindness Society of Metropolitan Washington® (POB) dedicated to the improvement and preservation of sight and quality of life by providing services and education, and by championing healthy vision and innovation to everyone in our area.

Each year, POB impacts approximately 13,000 community members through our suite of evidence-based programs, ranging from vision acuity and glaucoma screenings, eyeglasses distributions and fittings, educational vision resources and events, low vision rehabilitation services and support group networks, and more. We remain committed to comprehensive vision health, ethical service within the community, deep respect for individuals and families in all circumstances, innovation in service delivery, and our ability to serve as a facilitator among to medical and social service peers.

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $27.00 to $37.00 /hour DOE

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Please send an email to nfarano[at] with the subject line "Application for Prospect Research Coordinator" along with an up-to-date resume and cover letter.