Research Manager

LA Opera

Los Angeles, CA

The Research Manager will work as a vital member of a team of fundraising officers responsible for raising contributed revenue at LA Opera.  This position is responsible for prospect identification, research, and reporting, as well as timely data and trend analyses to support key fundraising initiatives.

Candidate must be detailed-oriented with the ability to work effectively within tight deadlines and must be able to organize, analyze, and interpret data in concise written reports.  The Research Manager will utilize a variety of data mining and research techniques and will maintain and update constituent records.

Seeking an experienced researcher with the highest ethical standards. A year or more of experience conducting donor prospect or related research is preferred.  Candidate must be highly proficient in MS Word and Excel and have solid experience with donor databases (preferably Tessitura). Candidate must also be proficient in and experienced with online research sources including LexisNexis, DonorSearch, PRO, WealthEngine, Foundation Directory Online and Guidestar. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and a Bachelor’s degree are required.  

Please send resume and letter of interest to [email protected]


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