Excellent opportunity at Wateraid for a Senior Systems Development Officer

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Contract: 12 Months Fixed term

Salary: £32,480 – £34,500 with excellent benefits

Location: Vauxhall, London

Closing Date: 9th November 2018

Want to use your knowledge and experience in database management to play a vital role in making clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene normal for everyone everywhere?

Join WaterAid as a Senior Systems Development Officer to work in one of the UK’s Best Workplaces™ acknowledged by 2018’s Great Place to Work®.

You will be part of a project team designed to take WaterAid’s CRM to the next level.  This project will ensure that data is at the heart of everything that WaterAid do – join us, be part of this innovative project, and help to bring clean, safe water to millions of people every year.

To be successful, you’ll need:

  • Extensive experience of developing within Microsoft Dynamics CRM, preferably 2015 or higher.
  • Ability to use .NET and #C.
  • Experience of developing plugins, workflows and custom activities.
  • Experience in java script customisation and configuration.

With a commitment to our vision, you’ll get inspiration from the change you help make happen. We appreciate and respect different people and ideas, allow the chance to grow and the space to be yourself at your best.

Excellent benefits include:

  • 28 annual holiday days, plus bank holidays and additional leave purchase
  • 3%, 4% or 5% pension contributions double-matched by WaterAid
  • Agile/flexible working and family friendly policies

Please note: We are unable to provide sponsorship for this post.  In order to apply for this post, you must be able to demonstrate your eligibility to work in the UK.

We encourage you not to delay applying as we will start shortlisting and interviewing as soon as possible.

Availability for interview is required w/c 5th November 2018.

Applications will close end one minute before midnight on 4th November 2018. 

WaterAid is fully committed to protecting those with whom it comes into contact in the course of its work and will conduct appropriate pre-employment referencing and checks. WaterAid is an equal opportunities, disability-confident employer and committed to achieving the highest standards of diversity, fairness and equality.

 For more information and how to apply CLICK HERE

Fantastic role for an Insight Manager at Practical Action

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Contract: Permanent

Salary: (c)£45,000

Location: Rugby, Warwickshire

Closing Date: 8th November 2018

We have an extremely exciting opportunity for an Insight Manager to join us, taking a key role in informing and influencing organisational decisions to ensure we deliver effective fundraising and marketing activities.

Leading and developing the Insight team to help to shape the direction of fundraising and marketing activities covering public fundraising, partnerships and philanthropy and wider Marketing and Communications, ensuring that we are data driven and that this informs our future marketing and fundraising activity.

Ensuring the delivery of intuitive reporting and insightful analysis, supporter data management, CRM, and information, reporting and analysis, you will contribute to the success of the organisation and help us to reach our full potential. Responsible for more than just direct marketing, you will look at both philanthropy and legacy fundraising, working alongside communications colleagues, keeping in mind the bigger picture of the future of the organisation by providing results and making recommendations.

We are looking for someone who is educated to degree level, ideally encompassing a mathematics / statistics element, with advanced knowledge of MS Excel (including Power Query and Power Pivot), SQL in an analytical context and SPSS software or similar. With strong knowledge of GDPR, fundraising regulations and compliance, you will have experience of working with data within a marketing environment, ideally with experience of not for profit marketing and fundraising systems and products.

With proven experience of leading and developing a team within a data, CRM and reporting environment, you will be a forward thinker with strong research and analysis skills.

In return for your hard work, Practical Action offers a flexible, life and family-friendly working culture, with the opportunity to work up to 2 days a week from home. With our brand new, open plan offices in the heart of Rugby on offer, we truly believe that work should be an activity you do and enjoy rather than a place you go. This is truly a unique opportunity to be at the forefront as the charity embarks on an extraordinary period of growth and development.

Practical Action is a global innovator, inspiring people to discover and adopt ingenious, practical ways to free themselves from poverty and disadvantage. We are a registered charity. Improving harvests through planet-friendly farming innovations. Transforming lives through affordable, renewable energy. Reducing vulnerability created by climate change or disaster. Demonstrating sustainable ways to improve clean water access and sanitation. Unlocking economic opportunities that allow whole communities to thrive. Just a few of the ways we help people unleash their potential and protect our world for future generations. Join us.

All applicants must have the pre-existing right to both live and work in the UK. Practical Action positively welcome applicants from all sections of the community.

For more information and how to apply, CLICK HERE

Are you a Data Analysis Manager looking for a new role?

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Contract: Permanent

Salary: (c) £43,000

Location: London EC2A

Closing Date: 5th Novemer 2018

We are looking for a Data Analysis Manager to join us at Amnesty International UK (AIUK). This role is based in the Data and Insight Team.

About the role

Reporting to the Head of Data and Insight, this role is responsible for managing the Data Analysis Team and providing the analysis, reporting and data selections necessary to support Amnesty International UK’s campaigning, fundraising and communication objectives.  You will work with colleagues throughout the organisation, proactively identifying areas in which the Data Analysis Team can support their work and championing the role of data analysis in driving decision making and informing strategy.

You will oversee the range of analysis projects undertaken by the Data Analysis team, prioritise their workload and ensure analysis projects and data selections are delivered on time and to agreed specifications.  You will manage the development of reports to effectively monitor key performance indicators across the organisation, and the development of forecasting models to inform operational planning and budgeting.

You will ensure the team communicates analytic findings and recommendations to stakeholders in a way that is engaging and leads to recommendations being actioned. You will provide leadership, direction and guidance to enable the team to fulfil its potential, developing their technical skills and encouraging cross-team working and innovation.

About you

You will have experience managing teams or individuals responsible for delivering data analysis and the ability to motivate them to achieve shared objectives. You will have substantive experience of undertaking analysis and reporting of direct marketing campaigns, as well as statistical analysis within a marketing environment. Experience with relational databases, digital marketing platforms and a range of data analysis tools and techniques is a must.

You will be able to think strategically about the role of data analysis and lead on the implementation of data analysis projects. You will be highly numerate with excellent communication skills, enabling you to translate statistical or technical findings in an easy-to-understand manner to stakeholders in the organisation. You will be an advanced user of MS SQL and MS Excel and have considerable experience with statistical/data analysis tools such as R, SPSS, SAS or similar.  You will have a strong understanding of Data Protection legislation, Equal Opportunities, and a commitment to the aims and objectives of Amnesty International UK.

For full details of the role, please see the job description below.

About us

Our aim is simple: an end to human rights abuses. Independent, international and influential, we campaign for justice, fairness, freedom and truth wherever they’re denied.  Already our global network of seven million members and supporters is making a difference in 150 countries.  Whether we’re applying pressure through powerful research or direct lobbying, mass demonstrations or online campaigning, we’re all inspired by hope for a better world.  One where human rights are respected and protected by everyone, everywhere.

Amnesty values a diverse work force and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Interviews: 14 November 2018

For more information and how to apply CLICK HERE

New opportunity for a Data Analyst at CAFOD

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Contract: Permanent

Salary: £37,498 – £42,819

Location: London, SE1

Closing Date: 29th October 2018 – midnight

Job Profile

Are you someone who loves using data to provide insight that helps organisations to make sound decisions and set clear direction? CAFOD (the Catholic Agency for Overseas Development), one of the UK’s leading international aid agencies, is looking for a data analyst to help us inform and develop our supporter strategy.

Based in the Data and Insight team, you will equip CAFOD with the knowledge and insight necessary to determine our plans for working with the Catholic community in England and Wales. Using the wealth of data in our supporter database and your highly developed technical and analytical skills, you will be responsible for providing the clear insights that enable the organisation to evidence decision making.

With the recent launch of our new database, this role will play a key role in developing our ongoing approach to analysis, audience segmentation and selection, supporting the organisation’s ambitious plans.

Your Profile

You are a proficient data analyst with insight experience. Your SQL skills are exceptional and you are able to apply these skills to interrogate complex databases to maximum effect. You enjoy sharing knowledge within a team and like helping a wide group of colleagues achieve their goals. You are a clear communicator with a curious mind who is genuinely enthusiastic about how data can be used to transform decision making in organisations.

Job Scope

The Data Analyst is a senior role within the Data and Insight Unit, a team of 4 people, reporting to the Head of Data and Insight. S/he works closely with a wide range of colleagues across the organisation including fundraising, digital, volunteering, education and campaigns.

For more information and how to apply CLICK HERE

Excellent opportunity at World Animal Protection for a Fundraising Insights Manager

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Contract: Permanent

Salary: £43,000

Location: Farringdon

Closing Date: Midnight, 28th October 2018

The Role                                                                               

An exciting newly created international position has opened in our London office for a data passionate Insights Manager to join our International Fundraising team.

As Fundraising Insights Manager your remit will be to strengthen the evaluation of the effectiveness of our fundraising and supporting activities globally. This will involve developing high quality measurements and analysis of income generation performance as well as delivering insights to underpin and inform the direction of our overall strategy.

You will be a relationship builder and collaborate with fundraising colleagues and business partners across our offices globally to identify gaps in current data collection and analysis to create more effective approaches.

You will develop KPI’s, coordinate data insight collection, design lifetime value models and manage the collation of channel specific fundraising benchmarking as well as any external global data insights initiatives. Important too will be the ability to facilitate skill sharing schemes with fundraising data leads across the global fundraising teams.

This is a fantastic opportunity to make your next role your own. We are looking for a driven Data Insights Manager who will take the lead in this new position and help steer our fundraising  direction globally. 


  • Significant experience in measuring and monitoring the effectiveness of income generation plans
  • Ability to work with multiple national fundraising teams to measure and manage fundraising data
  • Strong understanding of successful income generation channels and key performance drivers of success.
  • Working knowledge of fundraising/sales CRMs such as Raisers Edge and Sales Force
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Organised self-starter who’s able to pick up and work on multiple projects in a busy team.
  • Degree or other relevant professional qualification or experience in fundraising, marketing or related field
  • Willing to travel

Take your career to the next level and join us to help move the world to protect animals.

How to Apply

If you want to be part of our dynamic organisation and help us move the world to protect animals then please send us a copy of your CV, salary expectation and cover/motivation letters addressing your skills and experience relative to the role to

Due to the large volume of applications that we receive, we will not be acknowledging receipt of your application.  If you do not hear from us within 3 weeks of the closing date, please consider your application as unsuccessful.

World Animal Protection is an equal opportunity employer and committed to providing equal opportunities for everyone regardless of their background.

The successful candidate must have permission to work in the position location.

Who are we?

We are World Animal Protection. For over 50 years we have moved the world to protect animals.

We protect animals because we believe a sustainable future for the planet can only be achieved if both animals and people are part of the solution.

We stop the exploitation of wild animals for entertainment and profit. We protect pets and working animals in communities across the globe. We campaign for better farm animal welfare and fight against factory farming. We also help animals when disaster strikes.

Our vision is a world where animals live free from suffering. We are working to help people to see how important animals are to all of us.

We are determined to influence decision makers to put animals on the global agenda and inspire people to change animals’ lives for the better. Today we’re working on projects to end animal suffering by helping governments and communities to protect and care for their animals.

Why Work for us?

We move the world to protect animals globally but there are many other reasons to join our organisation. We are a truly global organisation with offices in Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Costa Rica, Denmark, India, Kenya, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Sweden, Thailand, UK and USA. We employ over 380 people globally covering campaigns, media, fundraising, operations, finance, administration and human resources.

As well as competitive employee benefits we want our employees to grow with us and build their careers within World Animal Protection and therefore encourage internal applications. We have a strong track record of offering existing staff promotions as well as secondments and position changes within the organisation.

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

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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

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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

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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