Colorado Nonprofit Association

Prospect Development and Research Manager

For over 130 years, donors have sustained the life-changing work of Denver Rescue Mission and make it possible to expand its impact. We invite you to join the Mission the frontline fight to address homelessness in Denver and Northern Colorado. The Prospect Development and Research Manager is an integral member of the Mission’s Development team as it identifies how to most effectively maximize this essential community support which is seen in over 200,000 active donor files of which 50,000 donate annually. 

The person leading this effort enjoys discovering hidden online clues and “connecting the dots” to unlock not seen before opportunities to invite caring citizens to engage with the Mission. They will combine a wide variety of biographical, organizational, anecdotal and financial research tools with creative research techniques, database tools, and intuition to assess financial capacity, philanthropic tendencies, giving propensity, and connections with Denver Rescue Mission’s work.

The PDRM provides high-level descriptions and analysis on individuals, corporations and foundations as to their organizational relationships, assets, interests, professional and philanthropic history, nonprofit affiliations, and personal, family and business connections. They have responsibility for implementing strategies and tactics to keep all active portfolios up to date and prioritized and to keep a dynamic prospect pipeline moving forward. This role will prepare for and participate in prospect strategy sessions with the Relational Giving Team (currently consisting of 12 frontline fundraisers) by identifying opportunities, estimating capacity, and recommending relationship management assignments and cultivation strategies.  It will also be responsible for developing a set of metrics and reports that will provide analysis and interpretation of portfolio performance.  

The PDRM is a full-time, exempt position that reports directly to the Senior Director of Philanthropy.  

Who are we?

Denver Rescue Mission serves people experiencing homelessness and poverty through emergency services, rehabilitation, transitional programs, permanent housing assistance and community outreach. Since 1892, we’ve been changing lives in the name of Christ by meeting people at their physical and spiritual points of need, with the goal of returning them to society as productive, self-sufficient citizens.

This is a hybrid position.