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Development Officer

RAND Corporation | Santa Monica CA 90401 USA | Full Time | Posted: 12/05/2012

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Overview of RAND
The RAND Corporation is a nonprofit institution that helps improve policy and decisionmaking through research and analysis. For over 60 years, decision makers in the public and private sectors have turned to RAND for objective analysis and effective solutions that address the issues that matter most, such as health, education, national security, international affairs, law and business, and the environment. Our research is commissioned by a global clientele that includes government agencies, foundations, and private-sector firms. Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, RAND has approximately 1,700 people from more than 50 countries working in offices in North America, Europe, and the Middle East, with research organized across ten units and annual revenues of more than $250 million.

Position Description
The Associate Director, Development for the Pardee RAND Graduate School (PRGS) is responsible for creating a pipeline of donors through PRGS alumni and friends to support a multiyear campaign for PRGS. This individual will also work with the Development Officer for PRGS to build a planned giving program and pursue major gifts in support of the campaign. This position reports to the Director of Development for PRGS.

May perform any or all of the following duties:
-Assist with the creation and execution of a strategic campaign to support PRGS over five years, including programs of interest to foster relationships, highlight giving opportunities, and recognize donors
-Effectively communicate the mission and strategic vision for PRGS, distill the priorities of PRGS leadership, and use key messages regarding RAND to support that mission and vision
-Increase the portfolio of annual and major gift prospects to support the PRGS campaign
-Create and support programs of interest that identify new prospects, cultivate current donors, and advance relationship building with both prospects and donors, leading to timely and appropriate solicitation of annual and major gifts; work in collaboration with development officer responsible for the Dean’s Circle annual giving program and cultivation of the PRGS Board of Governors
-Work with the Director of Development, PRGS to execute a planned giving program directed to PRGS alumni and friends
-Develop an alumni relations program with the students and graduates of PRGS to support development goals
-Develop written materials to support the campaign, planned giving, and alumni relations efforts
-Ensure the timely and appropriate recognition of gifts
-Ensure consistent and accurate data capture of donors and prospects in Raiser’s Edge
-Work with PRGS leadership to create fundraising projections and progress reports

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Location Santa Monica, CA, 90401, United States
Categories Research/Science
Function Development/Fundraising
Experience Years 2 yrs
Pref Degree Bachelors
Certifications Qualifications - Solid fundraising experience in a non-profit environment or comparable experience -Strong public speaking experience - Basic financial knowledge -Raiser’s Edge experience a plus

Location Maptop

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Contact Name Human Resources
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Job Code 3278