Development Database Manager

  • USAJobsCareers
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Feb 07, 2018
Full time Database manager Developer

Job Description

USAITJobs is partnered with JDC to find a Development Database Manager in New York, NY

Our Confidential Client is seeking an analytical development professional with CRM database management experience to maintain the CRM database and all Development systems. As a Manager of Resource Development Systems, you will be an essential partner to organizational operations. You will work closely with functions throughout the organization, including IT, Finance, and Marketing & Communications.

You will also be involved in the ongoing upgrade to the current version of our development database (Raiser’s Edge v7.9.6), including liaising with consultants, designing and/or implementing solutions, writing documentation and specifications, developing training materials, and training staff.

This role is ideal for a technical CRM specialist with a data-driven, big-picture approach.

What will you do as a Manager of Resource Development Systems?

  • Act as a key participant in an organization-wide initiative to implement Raiser’s Edge as a true fundraising system
  • Represent the needs and perspective of the Resource Development department at inter-departmental meetings relating to the RE project and ongoing business practices
  • Design and produce fundraising and finance statistical and analytical reports for the executive department, board of directors, and other functions
  • Prioritize and manage all new system requirements (that relates to the project) and data requests from Resource Development and external departments
  • Ensure the integrity of the database via regular maintenance and ongoing data-hygiene projects
  • Ensure implementation of best fundraising and finance business processes, practices, and nonprofit financial regulations in the new system
  • Maintain the database code tables within Raiser’s Edge that support a multitude of fundraising efforts, including the coding for all cultivation and solicitation efforts of the Development office (Ex: Planned Giving, Individual Gifts, etc)
  • Train and support all staff in the proper use of the fundraising application
  • Develop and document data-entry rules
  • Analyze and adapt office procedures and systems in response to the changing needs of the Development office
  • Liaise with external departments that require Development information and/or that the Development Office needs information from

What does the ideal Manager of Resource Development Look Like?

  • Pro-active self-starter and a hands-on problem-solver
  • Big-picture thinker with strong knowledge of the business functions of a large, multi-faceted, international Development office
  • Strong communicator with excellent writing skills
  • Patient, customer-oriented, skilled teacher; experience working with varied personalities and balancing client needs with departmental needs a plus
  • Prior experience with a complex Raiser’s Edge or other CRM database – must be extremely comfortable handling large and complex datasets with a proven track record
  • Prior experience managing fundraising systems and working with fundraising staff; sales experience also relevant

What qualifications do you need to be our Manager of Resource Development Systems?

  • Minimum 7-10 years of experience with the Raiser’s Edge 7, Salesforce, or equivalent CRM – fundraising CRM experience strongly preferred
  • Proficiency in Crystal Reports is essential, as is Query/Export tools of RE
  • Proficiency in MS-Office (including MS-Word mail-merge functions) required
  • Working knowledge of SQL extremely helpful
  • Experience with PaperSave is a strong PLUS
  • Experience with Classy (online fundraising) is a PLUS
  • Experience with Omatic Software products is a PLUS
  • In depth knowledge and experience writing specs and designing/documenting solutions

What are the compensation and benefits for a Manager of Resource Development Systems?

  • This a full time, salaried position
  • The organization offers a highly competitive benefits and compensation package, including but not limited to:
  • 100% paid medical and dental insurance for employee coverage
  • PTO, including vacation days, sick and personal days, and Jewish and national holidays
  • 403(b) with employer contributions
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), commuter benefits, and life insurance
  • Beverages/snacks in the office

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location:

  • New York, NY

Required education:

  • High school or equivalent

Required experience:

  • CRM: 2 years
  • SQL: 1 year
  • Raiser's Edge: 7 years
  • Salesforce or equivalent: 7 years

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • High school or equivalent

Required experience:

  • CRM: 3 years
  • Salesforce or the equivalent: 4 years
  • Database Management: 3 years
  • SQL: 2 years
  • Raiser: 5 years

Required license or certification:

  • Blackbaud or Raiser's Edge

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