Friends of Cancer Research (Friends) drives collaboration among partners from every healthcare sector to power advances in science, policy and regulation that speed life-saving treatments to patients.
Friends is seeking a Database Manager who is interested in working with a highly respected organization that is known for moving the needle in cancer research and policy. Ideal candidates should have a strong interest in cancer research and policy issues, in addition to being a self-starter with great attention to detail.
The Database Manager will provide a wide range of database management, research and analysis, administrative, and general support to our development, communication and operations. The Database Manager will support the entire spectrum of database functions of Friends which serves as the primary foundation for our fundraising and outreach.
Responsibilities fall under the following areas: database management, constituent communications, research and analysis, other.
Database Management – 55%
Serve as key manager of the entire CRM system
Maintain accurate donor files through CRM
Train new employees on the use of CRM
Assist in coordinated electronic mail campaigns
Prepare reports using CRM for fundraising analysis as well as direct mail
Constituent Communications – 10%
Processing gift acknowledgements on a weekly basis
Assist with mailings, filing, and special projects as needed
Prepare mail merge for any mail distribution (annual report, reception invite, scientific reports)
Research & Analysis – 25%
Analyze and provide recommended actions regarding coordinated campaigns and outreach
Prepare reports and documents for internal and external use
Conduct research on strategic partners and industries to ensure they are represented in CRM
Perform analyses of outreach strategies and activities
Other – 15%
Assist in planning events and other activities by strategically generating guests list
Attend weekly staff meetings
Keep updated internal documents used to track pledges and anticipated major gifts
Aid in preparation of meeting materials – name tags, folders, etc
Bachelor’s degree required in related field.
At least 2 years professional experience desired.
Experience with databases such as Salesforce, Salsa Labs, our Raisers Edge is a plus.
Strong interpersonal skills and attention to detail.
High ethical standards and personal integrity.
Strong writing, research and analytic abilities.
Desire to learn more about fundraising, non-profit leadership, science and policy.
Collaborative team player with high degree of personal initiative and accountability.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
About Friends of Cancer Research
Friends of Cancer Research drives collaboration among partners from every healthcare sector to power advances in science, policy, and regulation that speed life-saving treatments to patients.