Database Manager

Harris Hill Charity Recruitment
25 Jul 2017
14 Aug 2017
Contract Type
An international charity based in London is currently seeking a Database Manager. The post-holder will be required to keep abreast of new developments within the fundraising sector, specifically with regards to database management and development, and to keep abreast of new codes of conduct/legislation which might affect our activities.Key Responsibilities will include:To contribute to the leadership of the Direct Marketing team, through inclusive participation; working closely with team managers to work towards department goalsDevelop the database in order to meet our fundraising objectivesTo maintain the database and implement any database updates and patches issued by the database supplier, BlackbaudManage the Raisers Edge database, ensuring all records are accurate and all transactions are recorded.To oversee training to all Raisers Edge database users, through personal training or the use of training services by suppliers, and maintain and update user guides to support this.To input stringent data cleaning processes to ensure the highest market standards of data quality.Provide monthly KPI reporting relating to the health of the data to the Senior Management TeamTo manage the relationship with data suppliers ensuring that data provisions are efficientSelect, segment and export supporter details from the database based upon staff briefsIn order to apply you should have the following skills and experience:Experience of complex data management, preferably in fundraising.Proven track record of working with Supporter/Customer databases preferably Raisers Edge.Extensive experience in SQL scripting.Excellent knowledge of MS Access, Excel and writing VBA code.Ability to run complicated data segmentationThe ability to take a brief from fundraising staff and design an appropriate system/solution.The ability to convey technical information in non-technical language.Extensive experienceExcellent organisational skills.Experience of online peer fundraising tools e.g. heroix and justgivingEffective communication skills internally and externally.Ability to work within a team and meet deadlines when under pressure.Good staff management skillsIf you have these skills then please apply to Harris Hill with your up to date CV. Please note that only suitable candidates will be contacted with further information.Closing date: ASAPPlease note that applications will be reviewed prior to the closing date and early applications are in encouraged.