Position Description: The member development specialist works as part of GEO’s membership team to grow the size of the GEO community through prospect research, pipeline development and external representation. The member development specialist will conduct research of segments of the existing GEO community to determine trends across the membership and identify promising prospects. Additional duties include upgrading the prospect pipeline and managing the recruitment process for hundreds of potential members, developing recruitment campaigns that involve other staff and board members, collecting and analyzing membership data to inform recruitment activity planning, and activating a group of committed volunteers to aid in recruiting their peers. The member development specialist will also maintain a strong external presence through attending events in the philanthropic field, meeting with prospects in person and virtually, presenting GEO information sessions and managing and working at GEO exhibit booths. This position reports to the director of member engagement.