Research Analyst (Analyst I) United States

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Website Catholic Relief Services

ob Title: Research Analyst (Analyst I)
Dept/Location: Charitable Giving Analytics/Baltimore
Position Type: Full-Time
FLSA: Exempt
Reports To: Manager, Research & Relationship Mapping Team
About CRS:
Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and as partners people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need.

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Job Background/Summary:
The Research Analyst (Analyst) is a member of the Research & Relationship Mapping (RRM) Team within Charitable Giving Analytics (CG Analytics Team), responsib le for prospect research & data ingestion support. They will provide prospect research in support of deliverables related to current and potential donors and ongoing relationship mapping projects. Major responsibilities will include conducting research related to wealth verifications, solicitations, and events, as well as help with data-staging and data-ingestions processes in support of relationship mapping. The Analyst will be responsible for entering research information into and maintaining databases and working collaboratively and iteratively with other members of the RRM Team to effectively capture pertinent intelligence into our various systems.
The vision of the CG Analytics Team is to drive better business decisions and improve programmatic outcomes in CRS’ U.S. outreach efforts – by using disciplined data science methods, providing analytics consulting to projects and teams, and delivering insights into the hands of decision makers to help drive result s.
The Analyst will contribute to CG Analytics Team’s vision, by conducting prospect research & providing data staging support for our graph database. They will synthesize large volumes of often complex financial, legal, and technical information, separate the signal from the noise, and help ingest key data-points into our systems. The prospect data will align with specific deliverables and aid in the continuous improvement of our databases in support of data scoring, data mining, and relationship mapping efforts.
The Analyst will be a participating member of the overall CG Analytics Team, which strives to make Charitable Giving efforts more: Analytically Driven, Data Focused, and Rigorously Tested.

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Key Working Relationships:
Internal: Research & Relationship Mapping Manager, Sr. Relationship Mapping Analyst, Prospect Research Analyst, Prospect Management & Analytics Manager, Director of Charitable Giving Analytics, Deputy Director of Charitable Giving Analytics, Data Engineer, Development Officers, Vice President of Leadership Giving (Major Gifts), Vice President of Annual Giving, Director of Principal Gifts, Leadership Giving unit staff, Planned Giving unit staff, Senior Advisor of Specialized Research, and CRS executives and other senior managers.
External: None
Required Qualifications, Experience, and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field, or equivalent experience preferable
  • One year of relevant experience.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Strong written communication skills with experience synthesizing in-depth research into clear and well-written reports.
  • Desire to learn or familiarity with databases, data analysis, CRM Systems and advanced Excel
  • Ability to manage highly sensitive/confidential information discretely and securely.

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  • High level time management skills with ability to meet crucial deadlines.
  • Ability to collaborate diplomatically with internal clients regarding ongoing projects

Required Travel: Minimal (training and conferences as needed, post-pandemic)
Work Environment: Currently remote due to pandemic. Must be able to travel to Baltimore headquarters 2 days a week in the future.
Agency-wide Competencies
These are rooted in the mission, values, and guiding principles of CRS and used by each staff member to fulfill his or her responsibilities and achieve the desired results.

  • Integrity
  • Continuous Improvement & Innovation
  • Builds Relationships
  • Develops Talent
  • Strategic Mindset
  • Accountability & Stewardship

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What we offer
CRS offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, vision, generous retirement savings plan and the opportunity to work in a collaborative, mission-driven culture that is committed to improving the lives of the poor throughout the world.

Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and as partners people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need.