Database Manager needed at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

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Contract: Permanent

Salary: £39,304 to £44,634 per annum.

Location: Bloomsbury, London

Closing Date: 15th October 2018

The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) is seeking a Database Manager to be responsible for administering, maintaining and improving data management processes within Development and Alumni Relations. 

LSHTM is a world-leading higher education institution renowned for its research, postgraduate studies and continuing education in public and global health. The School has an international presence and collaborative ethos, and is uniquely placed to help shape health policy and translate research findings into tangible impact. We have more than 4,000 students and 1,300 staff working in over 100 countries – all with a collective purpose to improve health worldwide.

As Database Manager, you will oversee LSHTM’s constituent database of over 30,000 records while actively striving to improve processes, knowledge and utility of data to support alumni and development activity. A leading advocate for data-centric thinking in the department, your role will see you managing gift processing and reconciliation, project manage key metrics, as well as producing reports, analysis and insight for colleagues across the School.

This role sits within the Operations Team of the Development and Alumni Relations Office (DARO). The department develops and supports relationships with a growing body of philanthropic supporters and a 20,000 strong alumni community that can be found in over 180 countries around the world. Philanthropy is of growing importance to the School and excellent donor relationships are critical to our success. 

You will have a keen eye for detail with a logical way of thinking, an understanding of fundraising in the higher education sector and a passion for research and education in public and global health. You will combine significant experience of Raiser’s Edge, project management skills and an excellent knowledge of the regulatory environment.

For more information and how to apply CLICK HERE

Insight in Fundraising Essentials Course Date Announced!

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We have pleasure announcing the date for the Insight in Fundraising Essentials course. The course will be held on 4th December 2018 at the RNLI in London. For full course details and how to book CLICK HERE

Great new opportunity for a Data Analyst at Practical Action

Data Analyst


Contract: Contract 6-12 months

Salary: £24,638 – £26,468

Location: Rugby, Warwickshire

Closing Date: 30th September 2018

Do you love working with data? Have you used SQL in a marketing or fundraising environment?  Do you have an appreciation for the power of actionable data, together with great technical skills and keen attention to detail? If so this could be the job for you.

The successful candidate will:                                                                            

  • Work within the Insight team processing supporter selections for our fundraising and communications activities.
  • Run and develop reports so that we have a good understanding of how well these activities are doing and also produce in-depth analysis to identify ways to maximise the impact of the campaigns.
  • Be one of a small number of data experts within the team: helping others to make best use of the supporter database and the wealth of information that it contains.
  • Have a good understanding of SQL, MS Excel and hopefully SPSS.
  • Have experience of working in an analytical role, together with a real thirst and aptitude for learning new technical skills.

If you’re an individual who has the drive, time management skills and desire for getting relevant and actionable insight from a wealth of data then this would be an exciting and challenging opportunity.

For more information and how to apply CLICK HERE


Stroke Association are looking for a Fundraising Database Analyst

Fundraising Database Analyst


Contract: Permanent

Salary: £35,000 – £38,000

Location: London

Closing Date: 30th September 2018

The Stroke Association is the leading UK stroke charity. We have been leading the fight against stroke for over 20 years. We influence and campaign to improve stroke care and support people to make the best possible recovery.

This is a very exciting time for our charity and we hope you will join us on our journey. We believe in a world where there are fewer strokes and all those touched by stroke get the help they need.

We fund world-class research to develop new treatments and ways to prevent the devastation of stroke. Breakthroughs in treatment have halved the number of people dying from stroke in the UK but it is still the second biggest killer in the world. That is why we are involved in projects across the globe.

Join us and together we can conquer stroke.

Are you fanatical about data and how it can help an organisation grow by making smart decisions?  Are you good at presenting complex information in a way that tells a clear story and gets people to take action? If so, then we may have the role for you!

The Stroke Fundraising Team is recruiting its first Data Analyst, and the role will help the organisation truly understand its supporters and how we can improve our Fundraising performance.    The role will lead on analysis on our Fundraising database using SQL, Excel and other query tools. This will involve working with the fundraising teams to plan tests so we can better understand our supporters.  You will be responsible for presenting this data in a way to best influence fundraising teams to act on the insights and finding you made.

To do this we are looking for someone with strong analytical skills, strong business acumen so they know what data is important and with the ability to influence teams by being able to present complex data in a way that resonates with them.

You will be working with all teams in Fundraising and with other teams across the organisation to understand what other data sets we have to help us grow a better understanding of our supporters. You will specifically work closely with the Fundraising database team to ensure the database is set up to allow easy analysis.

To apply email:

Great opportunity for Data Services Manager

Data Services Manager

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Contract: Permanent

Salary: £35,000 – £40,000

Location: London

Closing Date: Once position filled

Are you an expert in contact data ready for some responsibility? Are you ready to lead your team in a growing company with an ethical focus?

Return Fundraising is a boutique agency that works with some of the UK’s most recognised charities. We were founded in 2015 with a clear mission: to bring together professional charity and agency fundraisers to improve the voice of telephone fundraising.

So far, we’ve pioneered supporter-led fundraising with genuine conversations and long-term relationships. We’re now growing our products and team at an exciting pace, and looking for the very best to jump aboard.

About the job

We are looking for a strong manager with a solid grip on the details to ensure accurate data processing within the business and incisive analysis to both our clients and internal stakeholders..

We specialise in outbound fundraising; contacting charity supporters, updating them with the latest news, and asking them to set up a regular gift. Our call centre is additionally used by our sister brand, Return Research. You will also be responsible for managing the flow of data to support market research projects.

This is a permanent position and as we expand our management team the successful applicant will have the opportunity to recruit and develop their team as well as having significant influence over decisions including systems and processes.

Main responsibilities

  • Ensuring the quality and accuracy of data leaving the business
  • Integrating contact lists from clients into our systems
  • Managing the workload of your growing team
  • Line management and leadership of your team
  • Maintaining data security and hygiene within the business
  • Delivering productivity analysis for management
  • Delivering campaign analysis for clients

For the full job description and details on how to apply CLICK HERE


Superb opportunity for a Business Support Officer

Business Support Officer


Contract: Permanent

Salary: £33,476 – £39,501

Location: London

Closing date: on appointment

The National Deaf Children’s Society is the leading charity dedicated to creating a world without barriers for deaf children and young people. We aim to make this vision a reality by:


  • empowering deaf children and young people and their families to determine what happens in their lives and shape the services they receive
  • increasing awareness of the support deaf children and young people need to achieve, and challenging social attitudes which prevent them from achieving
  • influencing and challenging key decision makers to make deaf children and young people a political priority

In 2018/19 the National Deaf Children’s Society aims to raise £22 million to fund our range of services and campaigning work, through an active programme of supporter recruitment and fundraising to individuals, companies and charitable trusts. Key to our success is our ability to use effective insight, analysis and learning to underpin business decisions.

You will play a pivotal role in ensuring this happens, by providing timely, accurate and insightful management reporting, supporting your colleagues’ management of projects and campaigns, and working collaboratively to maximise effectiveness, understanding and results through your advanced grasp of data structures, capabilities and techniques.


For an application pack please ring our recruitment line on 020 7014 1185. Alternatively, you can download an application pack by visiting our website at or email

Please note that you will need Adobe Reader 7 or above to complete the application form. This can be downloaded for free if you do not already have it. If you are using an Apple Mac please open and complete the application form using Adobe Acrobat Reader and not the Apple Mac Preview Option.

This role will close once we have recruited.

We expect interviews to be held in London during September 2018.

If a disability or long term condition makes it difficult for you to complete our application form, please contact us to discuss alternative formats.

We strive to provide an accessible recruitment process. If you require reasonable adjustments to submit your application please contact us. If you need adjustments for your interview please tell us in the equal opportunities section of the application form. We will contact you if you are short listed. Additional information about the support we can offer is on our jobs page.

The National Deaf Children’s Society is committed to safeguarding the welfare of children and expects staff and volunteers to share that commitment. We are also committed to promoting work-life balance amongst our staff.

Do you have a great idea for a session at this year’s Insight in Fundraising Conference?

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The IoF Insight in Fundraising SIG is preparing its Annual Conference 2018 and we’re calling for speakers and ideas for captivating and inspiring sessions around the theme ‘The Future is Bright – Inspiring Insight for All’.
This year’s conference is on Monday 12th November in London and will focus on looking forward at the possibilities and potential for insight-driven supporter engagement for charities of all sizes. Whether you’re a fundraiser in a small team doubling up to analyse your own data, a new analyst, or an experienced data scientist, we’re looking forward to hearing from you about your challenges and your successes.
  • We’d love to hear your ideas for a great session that can share new thinking, research, techniques or stand-out case studies
  • Send us an outline of your suggested topic, your proposed speaker/s names, who would get the most out of your session, and three key audience takeaways
  • Agencies and consultants are welcome as speakers but we ask that you co-present with a charity or include a detailed charity case study
  • No sales please! – your session ideas must not include product marketing or sales messaging
If you have a great idea for a session, please submit your synopsis to look forward to hearing from you!

Great opportunity for a Senior Digital Analyst at Unicef UK

Senior Digital Analyst

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Contract: Permanent

Salary: Circa £40,000

Location: London

Closing Date: 29th August 2018, 5pm

Unicef ensures more of the world’s children are vaccinated, educated and protected than any other organisation. We have done more to influence laws and policies to help protect children than anyone else. We get things done. And we’re not going to stop until the world is a safe place for all our children.

The Strategy, Knowledge and Innovation function at Unicef UK brings together all our resources to help drive growth and success across the organisation.  Within this function, the Senior Digital Analyst is part the Knowledge team which works with leaders across the organisation to ensure insight sits at the heart of our strategy, the decisions we make and the initiatives we deliver: bringing the outside into the organisation.

As Senior Digital Analyst, you will champion an evidence-based decision making culture and operate a consultancy style approach. You will manage digital projects and work with the Analysis manager to deliver a data-driven culture.  Day to day, your work will span digital transformation and analytics but you will also work with colleagues to review and recommend improvements to how we review, define and manage data.


To succeed in this role, you will have significant experience of digital analytics tools and APIs such as Google Analytics and Google Tag Manager.  You will have experience of measuring the performance of digital campaigns as well as a good knowledge of data pipelines.  You will be a confident facilitator, able to explain complex problems to simply and support colleagues to develop their digital skills, and you will have excellent communication skills in order to tailor how you deliver insights and findings to different levels of the business and non-technical colleagues.

This is a fantastic opportunity to drive new ways of working as well as data practices for digital analytics at Unicef UK.

For more information and how to apply CLICK HERE

Excellent opportunity at the Donkey Sanctuary for a Supporter Data Analysis and Insight Manager

Supporter Data Analysis and Insight Manager

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Contract: Permanent

Salary: £31,825

Location: Sidmouth, Devon

Closing Date: 17th August 2018

The Donkey Sanctuary is one of the UK’s largest international animal welfare charities; currently supporting projects in over 35 countries worldwide.  We are working for a world where donkeys and mules live free from suffering, and their contribution to humanity is fully valued. We are achieving this by transforming the quality of life for donkeys, mules and people worldwide through greater understanding, collaboration and support, and by promoting lasting, mutually life-enhancing relationships. 

We are now looking for an experienced Data Analyst to join our busy Marketing Communications Department. Reporting to the Data Manager, you will translate key charity supporter and operational data into meaningful and actionable insights, presenting the information in accessible and relevant formats to internal and external stakeholders, enhancing marketing communication activities. You will generate and provide monthly performance analysis and KPI reporting to meet the needs of key stakeholders across the Marketing Communications Directorate, and deliver bespoke supporter data analysis and forecasting models to inform a range of Fundraising Team direct marketing activities, including digital and television advertising.

Innovative and lateral thinking, you will possess excellent negotiation, networking, collaborative and problem solving skills, and will be a fluent and effective communicator. Demonstrable subject matter knowledge, together with proven experience of working within the charity sector, and of strategic planning and data analysis, is essential, as is a solid and proven knowledge of CRM databases, analysis and interpretation tools.

If you feel you have the qualifications, skills and experience to fulfill this varied and rewarding role, and would like to be part of the evolutional programme of change taking place within the charity, we would love to hear from you. Based in Sidmouth, Devon – “an area of outstanding natural beauty” – This is a full-time, permanent contract starting as soon as possible.

Closing date for applications: 12.30pm Friday 17 August 2018.

For further information about this role, including the full job description details, please download the Application Pack which can be found on our website.

The Donkey Sanctuary is a Disability Confident Employer.

New opportunity for a Supporter Data Analyst at Clic Sargent

Supporter Data Analyst

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Contract: Permanent

Salary: £31,108

Location: Bristol

Closing Date: 31st July 2018

Today, 11 children and young people in the UK hear the shocking news they have cancer. CLIC Sargent is the UK’s leading cancer charity for children and young people, and their families, and provides them with clinical, practical, emotional and financial support. You can be a part of helping them cope with cancer and get the most out of life.

About the role:

The purpose of this role is to support the successful implementation of the One Team One Target strategy through driving and delivering data-driven decision making across the Income & Engagement directorate. The Supporter Data Analyst will be responsible for designing and conducting a full cycle of analysis. Furthermore, this role will support development and implementation of data, information and insight strategies by working collaboratively with teams and supporting our analysis needs to drive income and engagement.

About you:

The ideal candidate will have proven experience of deriving actionable insights from large data sets to optimise supporter journeys, improve supporter targeting and drive engagement strategies. You should be comfortable with designing, planning and delivering insight, working with a wide variety of analytical tools and producing analytical models.  A confident approach with the ability to manage several different projects, prioritise and influence stakeholders to shape and inform strategy across the charity is essential.

What we offer:

In return for your commitment, we offer a great reward package, which includes generous annual leave entitlement, pension scheme and season ticket loan.

We are always looking for talented people from all backgrounds, to join us and help improve the lives of children and young people with cancer and their families. We particularly want to encourage people from under-represented groups to step forward and apply to work or volunteer with CLIC Sargent.

For more information and how to apply CLICK HERE

This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.

CLIC Sargent is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff to share this commitment.