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Prospect Strategy Analyst II


Under general supervision, this position provides prospect management and strategy development to designated colleges/units to help development officers engage prospects. Will have a primary responsibility for a project or activity.

Examples of Work

Job functions are specific duties that would be included in the essential functions of the job description.  These functions are not all-inclusive nor do they cover the full extent of the duties performed.

  • Research, gather, and compile structured and unstructured data.
  • Maintain computerized collection and tracking of relevant data.
  • Assess gift capacity of potential donors.
  • Assist approximately 10 or more development officers of assigned colleges/units in prospect strategy development and documentation.
  • Identify creative, strategic methods to help development officers engage prospects.
  • Recommend prospect assignments and quality prospect pools to development officers.
  • Review contact reports of each development officer in assigned colleges/units for updates to prospect plans and strategies.
  • Update the constituent relationship management system with information from contact reports and meetings with the development officers (examples: prospect plans, ratings, assignments).
  • Serve as liaison between college/unit development officers and UF Advancement.
  • Use a variety of analytical techniques to resolve or provide information regarding complex research and data problems.
  • Recognize when issues, activities, and/or decisions need to be elevated to management, and communicate information effectively to others.
  • Provide key support and insight in the maintenance of viable portfolios via portfolio review sessions (including meeting preparation and follow up); provide ongoing analysis and analytics of portfolios, moves and stages.
  • Provide corporate/foundation research as needed.
  • Identify new prospects for fundraising and other initiatives.
  • Track news alerts and manage information updates to be saved in the donor database.
  • Assist in maintenance of fundraising pipeline and gift solicitation data integrity, and conducts monthly check-ins with development officers.
  • Develop and evaluate alternatives, recommendations, solutions, and conclusions or approaches to research problems.
  • Work under guidelines for governed by unit procedures, processes, and manuals.
  • Identify required data, information, materials, and resources needed to complete/perform special projects as assigned.
  • Identify required data, information, materials, and resources needed to complete/perform a project.

Education and Experience

Master’s degree in an appropriate area; or a bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area and two years of relevant experience.

Licensure and Certification



This position does not typically have supervisory responsibility.


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