Research Specialist

Major Gifts – Virginia Beach, VA

The Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN) is seeking a Research Specialist to support our major gifts and planned giving team.  This position will gather and synthesize data into reports, summaries, and analyses used for development strategies and securing philanthropic support.

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Strong experience providing operational support to meet non-profit development goals and objectives
  • Critical thinker with strong research skills and ability to make sound recommendations
  • Excellent oral, written and presentation skills with ability to speak persuasively and interact effectively with reps, leadership and other stakeholders of the organization
  • Strong computer skills and high proficiency working with Microsoft family of Apps, especially CRM, Excel, Word, Teams and Outlook
  • Strong organizational, planning and time management skills
  • Flexible team player with ability to change direction and work focus quickly
  • Ability to prioritize work and manage competing, distinct priorities
  • Ability to discern when to work independently or in collaboration with team members in order to effectively meet deadlines
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality, use sound judgment and utmost discretion
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, or related field or equivalent work experience preferred