Great new role for Data Analyst / Data Selections & Insights Analyst at Guide Dogs for the Blind Association

Data Analyst / Data Selections & Insights Analyst

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Contract: 12 month fixed term

Salary: £26,537 to £28,100 per annum

Location: Burghfield Common, Reading

Closing Date: 30th April 2017


Every hour, another person in the UK goes blind. When someone loses their sight, we’re here to make sure they don’t lose their freedom as well.

Change a life. Join our team at Guide Dogs.

An exciting opportunity has presented itself for an ambitious, results-driven, Data Selections & Insights Analyst at one of the best loved charities.

As a Data Selections & Insights Analyst you will provide informed, clear and well-articulated interpretation of all data analysis and actively advise on an appropriate course of action to allow fundraisers to make informed choices and maximise opportunity on all income related activity.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • Excellent organisation, analytical and creative skills, proven understanding of fundraising and/or direct marketing principles. Having experience or qualifications in statistics and project management is essential
  • Experience of working with a CRM system of at least 3million records and good understanding of relational databases
  • SQL and advanced MS Office skills particularly in Access and Excel, demonstrable knowledge of statistical packages, preferably Fast Stats and good working knowledge of the Data Protection Act is essential.

Working at Guide Dogs is much more than just a job. Through the values that guide our work, we make a real difference, and change lives.

We believe that wellbeing at work is about creating an environment to promote a state of contentment which allows all employees to flourish and achieve their full potential for the benefit of themselves and for Guide Dogs.

As a member of staff, we offer you a wide range of benefits to suit your individual needs. These include; 26 days’ holiday plus bank holidays (rising to 28 days after 3 years’ service), flexible benefits package and a defined contribution group personal pension plan.


Guide Dogs welcomes applications from all sections of the community and actively encourages diversity to maximise achievements, creativity and good practice. We positively welcome, and seek to ensure we achieve diversity in our workforce and that all job applicants and employees receive equal and fair treatment, regardless of age, race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, disability or nationality. We encourage applications from disabled people as they are currently under-represented in the organisation and guarantee an interview to all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the job.

Safeguarding Statement

Guide Dogs is committed to ensuring that children, young people and vulnerable adults who come into contact with Guide Dogs staff and volunteers are treated with respect, and are free from all forms of abuse or mistreatment. We are also committed to ensuring that all staff and volunteers are aware of their responsibilities, and have the knowledge and skills necessary to promote and maintain the welfare and safety of those with whom they come into contact.

Guide Dogs provides a range of mobility services and works to break down barriers so that people who are blind or partially sighted can get out and about on their own terms. We will not rest until people who are blind or partially sighted can enjoy the same freedom of movement as everyone else.

For more information and to apply CLICK HERE 

Alzheimer’s Society are looking for a Fundraising Database Manager

Fundraising Database Manager


Contract: Permanent

Salary: £47,870 p.a.

Location: Fenchurch Street, London

Closing Date: 1st May 2017


Alzheimer’s Society is the UK’s leading dementia charity. We provide information and support, improve care, fund research, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia.

About the role

With overall responsibility for the fundraising database and a team of 9, the Fundraising Database Manager will manage the development and implementation of our new CRM solution in accordance with diverse business needs.

You will play a crucial role in overall data strategy as we deliver a step-change in voluntary income over the coming years as well as working closely with teams across the Society to continue to ensure data is collected, stored and managed with integrity.

As we move ahead with an exciting and ambitious 5-year strategy we will be moving to a new CRM solution so you will play a vital role in mapping existing business rules and processes from the existing solution, liaising with suppliers and business partners.

Supporting over 200 front end users across the Society you will take the lead on database development: assessing business needs; managing continuous improvement projects; and working with internal and external experts to create a future-proofed environment for holding and enhancing our customers’ data.

About you

You will have considerable experience working with large-scale CRM databases, delivering data solutions in accordance with organisational strategies, as well as being a good communicator who is able to liaise with colleagues at all levels.  Ideally you will have worked in a fast-paced environment at a time of change, using project management skills to overcome challenges both technical and logistical.

Your approach to problem-solving will be logical and detailed. You will be able to influence decisions with an evidence-based approach, and be able to articulate business requirements in both technical and non-technical language.

This is a key role in delivering on the Society’s strategic goals and is a terrific opportunity to lead on the development of customer relationship management for the organisation, helping to deliver a better future for people affected by dementia.

To find out more about the role, download a job description HERE. For further information you can also contact or telephone 07703 715884.

Exciting new role for a Fundraising Insight Analyst at Parkinson’s

Fundraising Insight Analyst

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Contract: Permanent

Salary: £30,835

Location: London

Closing Date: 24th April 2017


We are the Parkinson’s support and research charity. Parkinson’s UK drives better care, treatments and quality of life.

Together we can bring forward the day when no one fears Parkinson’s and you could be part of helping us achieve this.

About the role

The Fundraising directorate has been working hard to grow and we’ve delivered notable successes like the doubling of our income over a five year period.

Through the rest of our current strategic period we plan to continue to grow, but to do this we need to work a lot smarter. A Fundraising Insight Analyst is required to play a key part in helping us achieve our goals.

You’ll be joining our newly established Fundraising Insight team to work with colleagues across fundraising and the wider organisation to deliver insight into our current activities by highlighting opportunities that exist and helping unlock the potential of our data.

We have a range of questions to ask of our data. You will help find the answers and communicate them to our fundraisers to affect real change in our fundraising activities.

Skills, knowledge and experience

To be successful, you will be both a thinker and a doer.  You will require a proven background in analysis briefing, data cleansing and manipulation, statistical analysis, and presenting insights as recommendations for real change. We’re looking for someone with technical expertise and curiosity who is also a confident communicator and collaborator.

If you think you could help us, we would love to hear from you. For more information about the role and how to apply CLICK HERE

Great new opportunity for Fundraising Selections Analyst at Alzheimer’s Society

Fundraising Selections Analyst


Contract: Permanent

Salary: £28,763 p.a.

Location: Tower Hill, London

Closing Date: 23rd April 2017

Alzheimer’s Society is the UK’s leading support and research charity for people with dementia, their families and carers. There are 850,000 people with dementia in the UK with numbers set to rise to over 1 million by 2025.

By using the Faststats software, the Fundraising Selections Analyst will be expected to support our ambitious 5 year fundraising strategy by maximising the potential of our supporter database by providing clear, well-articulated targeted data selections and reporting and analysis to teams across the fundraising directorate. As a result of delivering selections and reporting, teams will be able to attain their fundraising targets and understand some of the key factors that led to the final campaign results and improve the value of the supporters whom they recruit.

We are looking for an exceptional individual with experience of working on large excel spreadsheets or targeted data selections. A strategic outlook together with the ability to plan and execute tasks according to strict routines and deadlines is also desirable.

As dementia becomes top of the health agenda now is the time to join a talented team that is passionate about delivering insight to benefit our customers and passionate about defeating dementia.

 For further information about the role CLICK HERE  or contact / telephone 020 7423 3526.

WWF is looking for a Prospect Researcher

Prospect Researcher – Philanthropy & Corporate

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Contract: Permanent

Salary: Circa £26,000

Location: Woking, Surrey

Closing Date: 23rd April 2017

WWF is the world’s leading independent conservation organisation, with more than five million supporters and a global network active in more than one hundred countries.

As Prospect Researcher for the Philanthropy & Corporate Partnerships teams you will identify and research an ongoing pool of potential funders with a shared passion for conservation, and capable of giving significant support to WWF’s work.  You will be responsible for developing and delivering a rolling research brief that reports on market trends and developments, and other areas of interest to the teams. You will provide research on trusts and foundations, high net worth individuals, corporates and their foundations and Boards. 

Strong communication skills, research experience and excellent attention to detail are essential. 

Does this sound like the role for you? For more information and how to apply CLICK HERE and complete the online registration and application form (we don’t accept CV’s) and a copy of your cover letter.

At WWF-UK we are committed to creating an inclusive working environment, where diversity is valued and there is equality of opportunity. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community and we offer a range of benefits to encourage a work life balance.

Exciting new opportunity for Philanthropy Manager at WWF

Philanthropy Manager – Trusts Lead

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Contract: 12 Months, full time

Salary: £35,000 – £40,000

Location: Woking, Surrey

Closing Date: 23rd April 2017

WWF is looking for an outstanding fundraiser who can help build long term, effective relationships with philanthropic donors including trusts, foundations and high net worth individuals.

The Philanthropy Manager will help develop Cases for Support, deliver an excellent stewardship programme, to build loyalty and increase the number and profile of this important donor group. You will work collaboratively with colleagues from across departments on the delivery of organisational goals and the production of inspiring fundraising applications and reports. We need a skilled Philanthropy Manager with excellent communication skills, with special attention to detail, and a good understanding of the philanthropic sector. This is an exciting time to join an ambitious and supportive team that is striving to increase income and secure vital funds for environmental projects around the world.

For more information and how to apply CLICK HERE

To apply, please complete the online registration and submit a copy of your CV and cover letter highlighting why your interest in the role and why you are a suitable candidate.

Closing Date: Sunday 23 April 2017                        

At WWF we are committed to creating an inclusive working environment, where diversity is valued and there is equality of opportunity. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community and we offer a range of benefits to encourage a work life balance. 

Data Strategy Lead needed at Parkinson’s UK

Data Strategy Lead

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Contract: 12 Month Fixed Term

Salary: £50,000

Location: London

Closing Date: 2nd April 2017

Parkinson’s UK drives better care, treatments and quality of life for people affected by Parkinson’s. Together we can bring forward the day when no one fears Parkinson’s. Join us.

About the role

As part of our drive to become a more data-driven organisation, Parkinson’s UK is looking for a Data Strategy Lead. The Data Strategy Lead will be our champion and expert on data’s role in bringing forward the day when no-one fears Parkinson’s. This will mean shaping the charity’s thinking and practice on the strategic use of data by:

  • defining a vision for data’s role in delivering our organisational strategy, including the role of external data sources in helping us understand Parkinson’s, eg. open NHS data
  • managing the development of a strategy and roadmap to meet that vision for 2017-19
  • managing key strategic data projects – in particular helping us develop a joined-up view of the people we interact with and using that to deliver highly personalised advice and support from the point of diagnosis
  • championing data-led decision making in the organisation
  • driving the development of appropriate governance around data use
  • supporting teams with planning and use of data
  • overseeing compliance activity
  • collaborating with our IT team to review our data architecture and approach to CRM

The role will work closely with our database team but is not responsible for day-to-day data management.

You’ll be joining Parkinson’s UK at an exciting time as we drive forward an ambitious digital transformation programme affecting every area of the charity 

Skills, knowledge and experience

The successful candidate will have experience of developing data strategies – ideally for the not for profit sector and leading change within a medium-sized organisation.   

The role is advertised as full time FTC for 12 months with the possibility of going permanent and we are open to flexible working patterns.  

Interview dates: 12th/13th April 2017

For more information and how to apply CLICK HERE

Sightsavers are looking for a Global Digital Analyst

Global Digital Analyst

Contract: Permanent

Salary: £35,000 – £39,000p.a.

Location: Haywards Heath, West Sussex

Closing Date: 3rd April 2017

Sightsavers has an exciting opportunity for a Global Digital Analyst to join our friendly, award-winning Digital Fundraising Team. The role is based in our Haywards Heath office (45 minutes from London and 20 minutes from Brighton).

The Global Digital Analyst role will play a lead role in ensuring we fully understand the impact of our digital activity and how to optimise it. The role has a global remit, analysing activity and trends across countries to help identify potential areas for growth and inform budgeting and resourcing decisions.

The successful candidate will have substantial experience of providing digital analysis and insight that can be turned into action. They will need to be confident using Google Analytics, have a good understanding of digital channels and tracking and experience of, or an aptitude for, the charity sector.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a friendly, highly motivated team where you will have the opportunity to make a big impact on the fundraising programme, and your skills will contribute to the on-going global mission

For more information and how to apply CLICK HERE

UCL is looking for a Head of Prospect Development

Head of Prospect Development

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Contract: Permanent ( job share considered)

Salary: £54,240 – £58,978  (p.a, inc. of London Allowance)

Location: London

Closing Date: 23rd April 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 now launched ‘It’s All Academic’, UCL’s bold new global Philanthropy and Engagement Campaign. 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. Right now, we are building an exceptional team of ambitious, creative and passionate individuals who can work together to do something remarkable.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Head of Prospect Development, a pivotal role in our team. As Head of Prospect Development you will you will lead and manage a high performing team responsible for the successful identification and management of prospects to support UCL’s priority projects within the Campaign.

Possessing excellent leadership skills, you will have demonstrable experience motivating high achieving teams. With a proven track record of developing and implementing strategic direction, you will use your comprehensive understanding of prospect research techniques with an ambition to deliver innovative, effective approaches to prospect development.

Experience of building relationships with senior stakeholders; excellent written and verbal skills; and the ability to communicate complex projects to a range of audiences are all essential. Your collaborative nature will inspire those around you and enable you to realise the amazing potential of the UCL team.

We are also happy to consider applications from candidates seeking part-time opportunities (minimum 0.8 FTE, 29.2 hours per week – equivalent of 4 days per week, above salary to be pro-rata).

We offer an empowering values-based environment where staff are encouraged to try new things. We offer agile working and flexibility around working hours – this post could be a part-time role. We also value mutual respect and collaboration, and have a strong customer-service ethic. Expectations are high and we work hard, but the rewards are huge.

UCL is an outstanding place to work. In addition to working with some of the greatest intellects in the world, as a member of the UCL community you are entitled to a generous pension scheme and holiday entitlement, as well as opportunities for personal and professional growth.

At UCL we are proud of our longstanding commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion. We welcome people from all backgrounds and strive to create an environment where everyone can give of their best.

For further details about the vacancy and how to apply online please go to  on Reference Number: 1633356

For any queries about the role please contact Richard Neate, Executive Head of Supporter Operations. For any queries about the application process please contact Cameron McNeil, HR Assistant. Both can be reached by phone: +44 (0)20 3108 3804 or email:

For more information about our philanthropic activities please visit: 

We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

Cats Protection is looking for a Data Selections & Reporting Officer

Data Selections & Reporting Officer

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Contract: Permanent

Salary: £30,245

Location: Hawards Heath, West Sussex

Closing Date: 29th March 2017

Key Responsibilities:

  • Using the Faststats Campaign Management software, liaise with campaign managers from all areas of the organisation and at all levels in order to deliver targeted and cost effective communications and resolve communications clashes
  • Using SQL Server Reporting Services and Intuitive Business Intelligence Dashboards, to develop, enhance & runs regular KPI reports to assist teams within fundraising with the planning of future activities
  • Using Transact SQL Server, preform ad hoc SQL queries for data sets, investigating, trouble shooting and offering solutions
  • To have direct contribution to the attainment of fundraising targets by providing targeted data selections and ad hoc analysis & reporting
  • To support the Data Manager and Data Insight Manager the development and application of innovative analytical tools and approaches such as Life Time Value to help Cats Protection gain a robust understanding of supporters’ behaviour and ensure that supporters are being targeted based on their behaviour and profile
  • To help develop a Data Support and Selections briefing and call log system. Create, maintain and review documentation relating to this system, inducting and training users as required.
  • Work with others in the Data & Insight team to promote best practice with regards using data, helping to embed data as a driver of decision-making within Cats Protection
  • Working with others in the Individual Giving, Supporter Services and other teams, and with external suppliers as required, to continually improve the quality, accuracy and usability of the data we hold.
  • Data must be handled in accordance with Cats Protection’s policies, sector best practice and in compliance with the Data Protection Act To ensure the accurate, efficient and effective management of the data flow into and out of the database and data interfaces with other systems
  • With the Data Manager help facilitate, manage and build effective and professional working relationships with external suppliers to ensure smooth delivery of services. This will include the owner of the Care database product (ABS), and Wood for Trees our data supplier

For more information and how to apply CLICK HERE