The Senior Development Officer develops and implements fundraising strategies and activities for a portfolio of active donors and prospects for the Economic Studies (ES) program, in coordination with the Senior Director of Development. This involves managing, prioritizing and executing development activities, including identifying prospects, cultivating and retaining funder relationships, developing written proposals and materials for support, and maintaining accurate tracking and record-keeping.
Ready to make an impact? In this role, you will support Brookings values of collegiality, respect, inclusion, diversity and community, and bring the following qualifications:
Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with minimum of three years of proposal writing experience required. Strategic thinking ability, strong interpersonal skills and high degree of adaptability. Strong time management skills including the ability to work independently and meet deadlines. Sound judgment and discretion, with entrepreneurial spirit. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment and to successfully juggle multiple tasks and deadlines. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with and gain the respect and support of various constituencies, including program officers, scholars, and donors. Interest in economics and public policy is desired.