Responsibilities

Database and Systems Management 

  • Manage Raiser’s Edge donor database including data entry and clean-up of records, report generation, solicitor tracking of donor
  • Develop reporting tools and administer pledge reminder schedule for all contributed gifts
  • Review current systems and lead efforts to improve work flow and overall support as fundraising efforts grow in scale and complexity of gifts pledged and received
  • Lead the department’s ongoing efforts to maintain accurate and complete donor records in the database. Ensure confidentiality of constituents’ information
  • Utilize peer-to-peer fundraising software, Team Raiser, to create and manage online fundraising platforms and track special event contributions where applicable
  • Collaborate with communications team to create new team pages as needed for new campaigns
  • Create and manage events in Raiser’s Edge Events module to ensure proper accounting of pledged and completed donations, track attendance, and create and manage dashboards to track progress over goal
  • Provide database support and training for staff

 

Report Development and Generation 

  • Analyze and track giving with weekly and monthly reports, confirming and reconciling with development team members and with the finance department
  • Generate donor activity reports
  • Design queries for development functions, including, but not limited to newsletters, invitations, mailings, and eblasts
  • Create, run, and export data as needed for internal analysis or reporting
  • Create program and event mailing lists used for electronic and print mailings
  • Produce donor lists for publications including annual reports

 

Gift Processing 

  • Process gifts including matching gifts, pledges and pledge payments, fundraising events
  • Ensure that cash receipts, stock, bequests, and in-kind gifts are recorded and acknowledged in a timely manner and coded accurately
  • Manage event module for development activities and events

 

Research 

  • Lead donor prospecting efforts for the team using available software and prospect management techniques to help build pipeline
  • Research and analyze prospects, as well as qualify new donors

 

Required Qualifications

  • BA with 3+ years’ experience in nonprofit development and database management
  • Proficient understanding of database management systems and web-based fundraising platforms
  • Experience with Raiser's Edge and Luminate Online is strongly preferred
  • Excellent attention to detail and record-keeping skills are necessary
  • Advanced user of Excel and Microsoft Office programs required
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to prioritize, and multi-task
  • Ability to take initiative and function independently and as part of a team
  • Strong analytical, writing, database/computer, and communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, creative and deadline-oriented environment