Development Coordinator, Prospect Management and Research

United States Boston, Massachusetts


Position Title: Development Coordinator, Prospect Management and Research

Reports To: Manager of Prospect Research

Location: Boston, MA

Employment Type: Full-Time


Position Overview:

The Development Coordinator will provide full-time administrative, database and research support to the Prospect Management and Research team. The primary responsibilities will be administrative support for the day-to-day activities of the organization’s prospect management and research efforts, as well as database maintenance for donor records in the institution’s database of record. The Development Coordinator will also assist in the completion of prospect research on individuals, corporations, and foundations whose goals and interests best align with the work of Partners In Health.



  • Serves as primary resource for database questions or requests, including collaborating with the Development Operations team to improve coding and procedures for donor strategy development; updates and maintains donor contact information, actions, attributes, legacy intentions and proposals in donor database. Develops strong proficiency in donor database and stays current on best practices for recording and maintaining donor information.
  • Manages calendars for the Prospect Management and Research Team, including stewardship events, donor meetings, site trips, and internal meetings; assists with domestic and international travel booking.
  • Conducts detailed research using public, proprietary, purchased or leased databases, newspapers, published materials and other resources to identify potential donors and funding sources; reviews sensitive information to analyze potential risks associated with prospective donors. 
  • Provides general administrative support for the prospect management and research team, including database maintenance, calendar coordination, prospect research, expense reports and other tasks as required by the team.
  • Maintains and upholds the professional and ethical standards set by the Association of Professional Researchers for Advancement (APRA).



  • Bachelor’s degree; 1-2 years of related experience.
  • Strong research, analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Exemplary interpersonal skills; demonstrated cultural competency and ability to work effectively with diverse stakeholders locally and globally.
  • Solid computer skills in a PC environment with the capability to master new software applications and technologies in database management. Excellent skills in the functional use of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint; working knowledge of Raiser’s Edge a plus.
  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with integrity.
  • Demonstrated competence to assess priorities and manage a variety of competing tasks in a time-sensitive environment and to meet deadlines with attention to detail and quality.
  • Ability to synthesize high volumes of data and write concisely and clearly.
  • Commitment to social justice and the mission of Partners In Health.


Application Instructions: Please upload a Cover Letter and Resume or CV. Please note that we are not able to sponsor US work authorization for this role.

Organizational Profile 

Partners In Health (PIH) is an international health organization relentlessly committed to improving the health of the poor and marginalized. PIH partners with local governments to build local capacity and works closely with impoverished communities to deliver high-quality health care, address the root causes of illness, train providers, advance research, and advocate for global policy change.   

PIH currently has implementation programs in Haiti, Rwanda, Lesotho, Liberia, Kazakhstan, Malawi, Peru, Mexico, Sierra Leone and Navajo Nation. Through our partnership with Harvard Medical School and the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, we support a wide range of programs in dozens of other countries around the world. 

Partners In Health (PIH) is committed to the fundamental principle of equal opportunity and equal treatment for every prospective and current employee. It is the policy of PIH not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, religion, creed, disability, sex and gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state or local law.  PIH works in and with a number of governments in and outside the U.S., and to the extent applicable, this statement is intended to incorporate the prohibition of any unlawful discrimination covered by applicable laws in such countries, states and municipalities.