All posts by Katie Straker

Data Manager needed for new role at Samaritans

Data Manager

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Contract: Permanent

Salary: (c) £38,000

Location: Ewell, Surrey

Closing Date: 28th August 2017

Are you a data manager with a fundraising background?  Do you have a strong passion for all things data? If so, come and join us at Samaritans and make a significant contribution to the work that we do. This is a fantastic opportunity to lead on a strategic development of the CRM function as part of the fundraising team.

About The role/person

Samaritans is looking for a Data Manager which is a new role in the fundraising department. The Data Manager will be responsible for the development of the CRM system, ThankQ which will enable the fundraising team to deliver the new strategic plan.

As well as providing strategic support and insightful analysis, the Data Manager will also ensure that business processes are efficient. This will enable the fundraising team to maximize audience engagement and sustainable income generation

With excellent communication skills, the Data Manager will develop effective working relationships with internal stakeholders and external agencies. The post holder will also feed into the development of the new organizational CRM project.

It is an exciting time to join Samaritans, as the Data Manager will be responsible for driving forward change across the team and championing the use of the system across the department and the wider organization.

This post is an amazing opportunity for the successful candidate to make a significant difference in growing the Fundraising programme, working as part of a friendly team

About Samaritans

Samaritans is a unique charity that provides support to people who are struggling to cope. Last year our volunteers responded to a call for help every six seconds, and with more than 20,000 volunteers and around 150 staff, our volunteers and staff have been providing emotional support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for over 60 years.

Our Location

Our Central Office is located in a converted mill in Ewell, Surrey which is just over 30-minutes by train from Waterloo and 15 minutes from Wimbledon. As an employer, we offer a good range of benefits, including 25 days’ holiday, free parking, Health Cash Plan, Pension and interest-free season ticket loans.

For more information and how to apply CLICK HERE

The Prince’s Trust is looking for a Fundraising Database Manager

Fundraising Database Manager

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Contract: Permanent

Salary: £35,000 – £39,000

Location: London, EC2M 7LS

Closing date: 9th August 2017

We are looking for an exceptional candidate to join our fundraising data as insight team as a Fundraising Database Manager.

We have ambitious plans to help more young people and are therefore setting out to raise more money. The recruitment of this post comes at a pivotal time with data driven decision making helping to underpin and drive this income growth. The teams aim is to drive and develop a meaningful knowledge of our supporters, whilst providing the foundations for excellence in donor care and data driven fundraising. The team is not just there to manage our fundraising data but to help translate it into meaningful insight which can aid decision making right across our fundraising teams, both strategically and operationally.

The successful candidate will have the ability and desire to be part of this transformative work, to think critically and find new and elegant solutions to the way we work with data. They will be able to clearly demonstrate a track record of managing a SQL CRM database, providing quality support and solutions to end users, alongside delivering big impact projects. They will have passion for our mission of giving every young person the chance to succeed and demonstrate The Prince’s Trust’s value.

To discuss the role, please do contact Robert Butcher (020 7543 1431 / robert.butcher@princes-trust.org.uk). We’re really keen to talk with any interested candidates so please do not hesitate to get in touch.

For further information and how to apply CLICK HERE

Fantastic new opportunity for Head of Fundraising Data & Supporter Insight at Prince’s Trust

Head of Fundraising Data & Supporter Insight

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Contract: Permanent

Salary: £36,650 – £48,850, Band 3

Location: London, EC2M 7LS

Closing date: 17th August 2017

We are looking for an exceptional candidates to head up our fundraising data and insight team.

We have ambitious plans to help more young people and are therefore setting out to raise more money. The recruitment of this post comes at a pivotal time with data driven decision making helping to underpin and drive this income growth. The teams aim is to drive and develop a meaningful knowledge of our supporters, whilst providing the foundations for excellence in donor care and data driven fundraising. The team is not just there to manage our fundraising data but to help translate it into meaningful insight which can aid decision making right across our fundraising teams, both strategically and operationally.

The successful candidate will have first rate data modelling skills, the ability and desire to drive change and think strategically and be able to clearly demonstrate a track record of delivering high performance through a culture of data driven fundraising or sales. They will have passion for our mission of giving every young person the chance to succeed and demonstrate The Prince’s Trust’s values.

To discuss the role, please do contact Robert Butcher (020 7543 1431 / robert.butcher@princes-trust.org.uk). We’re really keen to talk with any interested candidates so please do not hesitate to get in touch.

For further information and how to apply CLICK HERE

 

Excellent new role for Senior Market Researcher at RSPB

Senior Market Researcher

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Contract: Permanent

Salary: £25,463 to £27,585 p.a.

Location: Sandy, Bedfordshire

Closing Date: 4th September 2017

Interviews: 11th September 2017

Be part of an award winning Insight and Innovation team. We are looking for an experienced Market Researcher to work within this exciting and influential team. In this role you will play a key part in developing audience insight that will support our innovation, fundraising and communications strategies. You will be working on a mix of proactive and reactive projects independently delivering research projects and act as a consultant providing expert advice on the application of market research at the RSPB.

You will have familiarity and experience of a range of research techniques and management of research processes with strong communication skills to disseminate the insight and make recommendations across the organisation.

If you love having a variety of research projects and want to play your part in helping us to save nature, apply today! 

For further information and to download an application form please visit our website 

Fantastic opportunity for an Innovation Manager at The Children’s Society

Innovation Manager

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Contract: Permanent

Salary: £33,388p.a.  (London based)
£30,297p.a. (National Based)

Location: Flexible Location

Closing Date: 3rd August 2017

Fancy working in a charitable organisation where innovation is prioritised and failure is positively celebrated as a necessary road to success? Come join an exciting new team at the Children’s Society where you’ll manage an innovation pipeline using insight as a core driver and use a mix of methodologies, including Business Model Canvas, for which you’ll receive training.

This post sits in the Supporter Experience team within our ambitious new Supporter Impact and Income Directorate and you will play an integral role in helping us to implement our transformational new approach to supporter engagement. Together we will connect, inspire and mobilise people and communities across the country to give their time, money and voice to our cause, collectively transforming the lives of vulnerable young people.

This is a crucial role in delivering a new 5 year Supporter Engagement Strategy that will build a dynamic growing movement of people collectively transforming the lives of young people through their actions.

Innovation will be a major enabler of this strategy and has been identified as one of five core goals on the path to success. You will help deliver an innovation pipeline aimed at generating value with our core supporter segments to help achieve financial and non-financial objectives.

Working in the Supporter Income and Impact Directorate you will work closely with fundraising, communications, partnerships and our beneficiary programme delivery departments to ensure delivery of a fast moving pipeline with a joined-up approach to innovation.

While the role will capacity build business as usual teams to deliver incremental change to the performance of the current portfolio, the focus of this role will be to build and test completely new propositions, aiming for the truly disruptive, and at least, delivering completely new income and engagement lines for new supporters.

Vacancy closes: midnight 3rd August 2017. Previous applicants should not reapply.

Please note that applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. And interviews may commence prior to the advert closing date.

For more information and how to apply CLICK HERE

 

Excellent opportunity at Action on Hearing Loss for Database Marketing & Insight Manager

Database Marketing & Insight Manager

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Contract: Permanent

Salary: £37,000 – £44,000

Location: Highbury, London

Closing Date: 17th July 2017

We help people confronting deafness, tinnitus and hearing loss to live the life they choose. We enable them to take control of their lives and remove the barriers in their way.

Role and responsibilities

We are looking for an experienced data specialist to lead our Database Marketing & Insight function. The post holder will manage a high performing team to deliver data services, including data selections, reporting, insight and analysis, to internal clients across a range of fundraising departments.

It’s an exciting time for Action on Hearing Loss, we have recently launched a new Fundraising database (the Raiser’s Edge) which will help support delivery of continued fundraising growth. This is a key role within the organisation, and we’re looking for someone who can help us to continue the work already started in improving our data quality, streamlining processes and bringing further data sets into the database. We are also looking for someone who can produce a step change in the charity’s ability to analyse supporter data and who will drive development of insight into customer behaviour and fundraising performance.

The role offers a great opportunity to make the most of your technical and people skills, to work with colleagues across a range of professional disciplines in a supportive environment and at the same time make a real difference to the lives of people who are deaf, with hearing loss, and with tinnitus.

The successful applicant needs a mix of exceptional attention to detail, an eye for efficiency, a passion for problem solving, the tenacity and communication skills to facilitate change and the ability to see the bigger picture impact of developments. Previous experience in the charity sector or of specific tools is not essential but would be beneficial; talent, the right mix of skills, an enquiring mind, and passion for social change are a must.

This role offers a rare opportunity to support the ongoing development of a hardworking, high performing, operational department, which supports and underpins the Charity’s Fundraising and Marketing Functions. Working as part of a highly motivated and high quality organisation in a supportive work environment committed to development. 

For more information and how to apply CLICK HERE.

 

fabulous job opportunity at Kidney Research UK

Project Manager: Data, Knowledge and Insight

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Contract: 18 Month Fixed Term

Salary: £30,000 – £35,000

Location: Peterborough

Closing Date: 2nd June 2017

This newly created role will lead a programme of work to maximize the use of data, insight and knowledge across Kidney Research UK. Within this programme are 3 key projects that the role will deliver: 

  • Developing our Business Information
  • Maximising the capture and use of our data
  • Knowledge management and potential creation of a knowledgebank

This is a hands on role, not only coordinating the efforts of others but providing and implementing solutions directly. The postholder will be responsible for ensuring that business intelligence is captured using the right tools and systems and is readily available to inform planning, decision making and campaigns and communications.

A core element of the role will be the translation of project deliverables into core activity including recommendation of how to maintain and resource the activity beyond the life of the projects.

We are looking for someone with excellent project management skills and experience of managing data and analytical projects specifically. You will be able to manage multiple workstreams and priorities at the same time and be passionate about the value of data and information. You will be a great communicator and relish building relationships with people to help you, and them, achieve shared goals.

In return, we offer the opportunity to be part of a fantastic team in the leading UK charity funding research that focuses on the prevention, treatment and management of kidney disease.

If you are interested in the above position, please send your CV to humanresources@kidneyresearchuk.org with a supporting statement, outlining why you are interested and how you feel you meet the requirements.

 For further information and how to apply CLICK HERE

Don’t forget to bag your tickets….

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The insight in Fundraising Awards Gala is selling out fast – so make sure you’re at the event of the SIG Summer calendar and BOOK your tickets now! You could be sitting with the Rising Star of 2017 or the Team of the Year at the Cafe de Paris enjoying a sumptuous celebratory feast! So what are you waiting for – BOOK NOW!

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Excellent job opportunity for Database Analyst at UCL

Database Analyst

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Contract: Permanent

Salary: £34,056 – £41,163 per annum, inclusive of London Allowance (UCL Grade 7)

Location: London

Closing Date: 12th June 2017

UCL is London’s Global University. We do things differently here and we take the long view. We are not afraid to take risks. We remain focused on making a major contribution to the long term benefit of humanity. We have launched ‘It’s All Academic’, UCL’s bold new global Philanthropy and Engagement Campaign to raise £600m to support students, research and the transformation of our campus (www.ucl.ac.uk/campaign). It will enable us to achieve more than ever before to secure our position as one of the world’s top higher education institutions.

From fighting dementia to ensuring generations of students reach their full potential: It’s All Academic. UCL’s ideas and discoveries are shaping the future, improving lives and having a massive impact on London and the wider world. There has never been a more exciting time to join our Development office. We are a team of exceptionally ambitious, creative and passionate individuals who work together to achieve remarkable things, and we would love for you to be part of this exciting journey and our success.

This is your chance to play a pivotal role in delivering our Campaign. Right now we are looking for an outstanding Database Analyst: to lead, to deliver, to make a difference.

We replaced our fundraising database with a new cutting edge system in 2016; internally known as MySupporters. You will play a pivotal role helping to embed and develop MySupporters especially in terms of implementing reports & new functionality. You will become an expert in the system & business processes of OVPD, supporting the users to achieve their strategic aims.

You will be an excellent communicator with a proven background of maximising the user experience of working with relational databases, taking ownership of key projects and activities. You will have experience of designing & building complex reports. Knowledge of SQL and a demonstrable aptitude to acquire and develop other technical skills is also essential. Experience of using a large complex database application, such as Blackbaud CRM, in the fundraising or membership services sector is highly desirable.

For further details about the vacancy and how to apply online please go to https://www.ucl.ac.uk/campaign/work-with-us and search on Reference Number 1643402

Great opportunity for Contract Marketing Database Analyst at Oxfam

Marketing Database Analyst

Contract: 11 Month Fixed

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Salary: Up to £28,820 

Location: Oxford

Closing Date: 16th May 2017

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Oxfam is a global movement of people who won’t live with the injustice of poverty. Together we save and rebuild lives in disasters. We help people build better lives for themselves. We speak out on the big issues that keep people poor, like inequality, discrimination against women and climate change. And we won’t stop until every person on the planet can live without poverty.

The Team

Working in the Supporter Insight and Analysis team we support Oxfam’s fundraising, trading and campaigns teams to provide reporting on activity, understand who our supporters are, identify trends and provide insight and understanding to support and influence strategic decisions.

The Role

As a marketing database analyst, you’ll be working with Marketing Communications Staff to deliver reporting and analysis on marketing performance. You’ll be building reports to allow users to monitor the effectiveness of their campaigns, you’ll be maintaining and producing automated reports to allow users to report on results self-sufficiently, you’ll be supporting decision making by providing answers to questions on supporter behaviour and activities, you’ll be analysing activity on the Oxfam website and you’ll be helping Marketing Communications understand who their supporters are and how we can engage with them more effectively and helping to improve performance through producing and interpreting analysis.

What are we looking for

Essential:

  • Appreciation of database structures and querying
  • Experience of working with a range of data sets for marketing analysis e.g. customer data, performance data, web data
  • High level of numeracy and understanding of basic business statistics
  • Expert excel user and experience of SQL
  • A high standard of computer literacy and the ability to learn new software packages
  • Ability to work in an organised way
  • Ability to plan own time, manage multiple projects, and agree and meet deadlines
  • Takes responsibility for and completes standard tasks with minimal supervision
  • Good communication, written and verbal skills to enable understanding of complex technical information to non-technical staff
  • Ability to use initiative to solve problems
  • Self-organising/time management

Desirable:

  • Technical ability and experience in the use of data mining and analytic tools such as SAS, SPSS etc.
  • Experience of BI tools for reports and visualisation
  • Experience of working with website analysis tools (for example Omniture or Google Analytics)

For more information and how to apply CLICK HERE