American Heart Association

Prospect Research & Data Analyst

Location US-TX-Dallas
Posted Date 3 months ago(5/23/2022 12:10 PM)
Requisition ID
Job Category
Individual & Institutional Giving
Position Type
Full Time


Are you ready to join an organization where you can be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives?


Envision all Americans enjoying ideal cardiovascular health free of heart disease and stroke. At the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association, we get to work toward that goal every single day. Is it easy? No. Is it worthwhile? You bet!


This is satisfying work that makes a real difference in people's lives. You can achieve professional growth with personal fulfillment. You will connect with people and make a lifesaving impact. You will partner with individuals, schools, lawmakers, healthcare providers and others to ensure everyone has access to healthier lifestyle choices and proper healthcare.


#TheAHALife is our company culture, our way of life, reflecting our diversity and inclusion, our focus on work-life satisfaction, and our Guiding Values - Check out this hashtag on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter today!



The American Heart Association has an excellent opportunity for a Prospect Research & Data Analyst in our Mission Advancement department! 


This position can be home based.


Reporting to the Director of Prospect Research and Analytics, the Prospect Research and Data Analyst is responsible for supporting AHA’s Mission Advancement fundraising efforts through the initiation, promotion, coordination, and administration of an effective prospect management program. Responsible for detailed identification, determination, analysis, and maintenance of relevant information on major gift prospects. Responsible for analyzing, interpreting, and formatting biographical, professional, and financial information needed to facilitate the solicitation of private funds from individual and foundation donors. Also responsible for utilizing an effective customer service plan to support Mission Advancement advisors, as well as conducting training and outreach.


Essential Job Duties

  • Performs detailed analysis of assigned data repository and mines data to capture insights into customer behavior and interests. Retrieves, analyzes, and summarizes business, operations, customer and/or economic data to develop business intelligence, optimize effectiveness and/or predict business outcomes
  • Identifies, analyzes, and interprets trends or patterns and prepares ongoing reports and data visualizations. Provides and coordinates input on donor assignment, portfolio management and cultivation and solicitation strategies
  • Consults with Mission Advancement fundraisers to recommend and influence fundraising strategies based on data trend and prospect capacity analyses. Assists fundraisers in optimizing portfolio composition
  • Monitors and maintains data integrity of assigned data management system. Develops new analysis methodologies and influences design of technologies supporting future analytical capabilities
  • Designs and produces a variety of prospect research and management reports and provides support with special projects, prospect research and activities related to fundraising




  • Bachelor’s degree in Market Research, Non-profit Business Administration, related area or equivalent work experience
  • At least 3 years of experience leveraging public sources to conduct prospect capacity analysis
  • Strong understanding of individual wealth and foundation capacity indicators
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct research, analyze data and present research findings and recommendations
  • Ability to distill a large amount of data into concise reports and profiles
  • At least 3 years of experience in customer relationship management (CRM) research, analysis, techniques and resources to assess and determine customer needs and behaviors
  • Experience preparing and reporting on trend analysis, predictive reporting or data modeling
  • Ability to consult and facilitate action plan discussions with fundraisers
  • Ability to translate data analytics into narrative or visual forms for proposals, presentations and management reporting
  • Comprehensive knowledge of predictive modeling and population segmentation as applicable to fundraising
  • Comprehensive knowledge of donor life cycle and prospect assessment methodology

Compensation & Benefits



Our Rewards & Benefits package not only gives you the total benefits you want, but also goes above and beyond with innovative programs to develop your skills – helping you grow and thrive at the American Heart Association.


The American Heart Association’s 2024 Goal: Every person deserves the opportunity for a full, healthy life. As champions for health equity, by 2024, the American Heart Association will advance cardiovascular health for all, including identifying and removing barriers to health care access and quality.

At American Heart Association | American Stroke Association, diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity applies to both our workforce and the communities we serve as it relates to heart health and stroke prevention.

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