Do you love music? How about the arts and history?
Located at the National Register historic site of the original 1969
Woodstock Festival, Bethel Woods Center for the Arts offers
world-class concerts, festivals, and creative programs.
Situated on over 900 acres of land in Sullivan County at a
destination that attracts over 250,000 visitors per year, Bethel
Woods is a premier employer in New York’s Hudson Valley/Catskills
region - just 90 minutes from New York City. The cultural
center includes a 16,000 capacity outdoor amphitheater; an
award-winning Museum which interprets the legacy of the iconic site
and the transformative decade of the 1960s; a Conservatory that
houses our growing community and education programming; and several
other spaces used for our festivals and holiday programming.
Bethel Woods is a 501(c)3 nonprofit cultural organization whose
mission is to inspire, educate, and empower individuals through the
The Manager of Prospect Research will lead the development team
in identifying new prospects from the Center’s extensive
database. The Manager will create actionable cultivation
plans and follow up analysis to assess the success of such
programs. The ideal candidate has extensive knowledge of
Raiser’s Edge and would be able to integrate the information from
the Center’s ticketing platform (Ticketmaster Archtics/Live
Analytics) to further build meaningful portfolios in Raiser’s Edge.
The Manager will develop, recommend, and implement process
improvements and work with all departments to maintain best
practices and consistency of the data and research. Reporting to
the Director of Development, the Manager of Prospect Research
serves as a key institutional resource for the Executive,
Development, Marketing, Membership and Finance Teams.
The position will focus on the following:
- Updating bios and profiles, summaries of attendees and other
- Analytics to identify prospects and cultivation opportunities
using financial information and wealth estimations; matching
interests of donors and prospects to funding opportunities.
- Maintaining the integrity and consistency of the database
- Develop strategies utilizing existing information from
marketing and other outreach
- Provide routine reporting to management on workflows, actions,
- Update prospects and existing donors biographical information
from news reports, other interests, major events, etc.
- Review all systems for user friendly interface with donors,
members and other constituents
- Have a knowledge of best practices for researching and data
- Manage database users, oversee training of new staff or
existing staff on functionality and research resources,
publications and subscriptions
- Manage special projects as needed
Bachelor’s degree preferred
Minimum of 5 years of research experience
Knowledge of Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge, Raiser’s Edge NXT
Experience with wealth screening services
Experience with Ticketmaster Archtics a plus
Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint
Detail-oriented; keen analytical skills
Excellent organization skills
Excellent written and verbal skills