Perimeter Institute’s Advancement Research Analyst is responsible for providing comprehensive research support to Perimeter’s Advancement programs with specific focus on transformational gifts. Key responsibilities include gathering, verifying, and analyzing information used to develop connections and affinity with prospective donors and volunteers to advance Perimeter’s mission and campaign priorities. You will create smart effective reports and profiles to inform prospect and donor strategies and will implement a strategic research plan that reflects campaign priorities and pipeline targets. An accurate record keeper, you will help to prepare briefing packages, and perform general research tasks as assigned.

Your experience and donor-centric lens will efficiently evaluate and align the depth, breadth and focus of the research to the purpose of the project or request. Using a variety of resources and methods you will identify, evaluate and communicate relevant information that focuses on indicators of transformational philanthropy, linkages, and affinity.  13 Month Contract Fully Remote

Salary Range:  $72,000 – $78,000 

Posted On:  February 7, 2023

Closing On:  March 24, 2023

Location:  Fully Remote or Hybrid

Employment Type:  Contract

Job Experience:  Junior

Effective:  ASAP


In addition to identifying prospects, as the Advancement Research Analyst you are responsible for the interpretation, analysis and delivery of information pertaining to all major donors cleared for cultivation, solicitation or stewardship by Advancement fundraisers, and coordinate regular meetings with fundraisers to review prospect qualification progress and strategy.

This is a 13 month contract opportunity offered on a fully remote or hybrid basis. The nature of this contract will provide the successful incumbent with generous extended health care benefits, paid vacation in addition to a base salary range between $72,000 and $78,000 CDN annually commensurate upon individual experience.

Core Duties and Responsibilities:

Prospect Research and Analysis

Prospect Management

Data Management and Presentation

Additional Duties

Required Education, Knowledge and Skills:

Interested applicants are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter before March 24, 2023 in order to ensure full consideration of your application.  Applicants who require individual accommodation in order to complete their application/interview are encouraged to contact for assistance.

Perimeter Institute is committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons, women, Indigenous/Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.