Job Description

Job Title: Prospect Research Specialist
Job ID: 4935
Location: Santa Monica
Full/Part Time:
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Overview of RAND

The RAND Corporation is a research organization that develops solutions to public policy challenges to help make communities throughout the world safer and more secure, healthier and more prosperous. RAND’s research and analysis address issues that impact people everywhere, including security, health, education, sustainability, growth, and development. Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, RAND has close to 1,800 people from approximately 50 countries working in offices in North America, Europe, and Australia, with annual revenues of more than $308 million.

RAND is nonprofit, nonpartisan, and committed to the public interest.  Our research is sponsored by government agencies, charitable trusts, and community nonprofits. In addition, we rely on philanthropic support to pursue visionary ideas; address critical problems that are under-researched; shape emerging policy debates; and devise innovative approaches for solving acute, complex, or provocative policy challenges. RAND values objectivity and integrity in both its research processes and internal interactions. We emphasize a collegial environment that respects the contributions and dignity of all staff.

Position Description

The RAND Corporation is seeking a Prospect Research Specialist for our Development department.  This position will be responsible for compiling prospect research reports and analyzing prospect and donor data and strategies to maximize and expand the donor base in support of department management and the Development Officers. We need someone who can ensure technology and tools are aligned to achieve fundraising objectives.  This position reports to the Analytics and Reporting Manager.

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Required qualifications

 Preferred qualifications

Education Requirements



Minimum 3 years of experience; 5 preferred


Santa Monica

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