Fantastic opportunity for a Data Specialist at Age UK

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Contract: Permanent

Salary: £32,000 – £34,000

Location: London

Closing Date: 10th July 2019

Annually, £90m of charitable income is delivered by data-driven marketing communications, making the selection of data business-critical to AGE UK’s Fundraising and Social Enterprise teams. You could be selecting data for a charity appeal one day and for a home insurance mailing the next.

You will work with marketing teams to confirm the content of the brief and key requirements. You will be expected to execute data selections from our BI Data Warehouse using SQL programming language or FastStats (data analysis software). Working closely with your manager, you will deliver data integrity including data governance factors through the selection process; your success will be demonstrated by the accuracy, consistency and completeness of the data that you provide to brief.

Age UK has a vision of a world in which older people flourish. We aim to improve later life for everyone through our services, advice, campaigns, products, training and research.

Main Responsibilities:

  • You will be selecting data for AGE UK’s financial services products, charity appeals, and our campaigning and events teams.
    • You may be using propensity scores from analytical data models, produced in-house, to select segments of data. 
    • You will be expected to understand annual business unit marketing plans and to be final approver in the various associated data selection briefs, to ensure the integrity of the customer and donor journey.
    • Delivering data selections using our in-house data cleaning software (Cygnus).
    • Taking responsibility for briefing teams regarding marketing activity, including volumes of data selected and the levels of suppression you have used.

For a full list of role responsibilities, please refer to the Job Description.

Your profile:

  • Knowledge and understanding of relational database structure.
    • Experience in equivalent role, interrogating databases (SQL and/or FastStats experience) to produce segmented data for marketing campaigns.
    • Good communication skills married with excellent diplomacy skills.
    • Able to translate and communicate complex data-related issues to the varying levels of stakeholder audience.
    • Proficiency with the use of Microsoft Excel.
    • Proficiency in data query languages.
  • Knowledge and understanding of data manipulation across different packages.
    • Knowledge of using data cleaning bureau services is desirable.

Additional Information

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Age UK is an Equal Opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates, regardless of age, sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital/civil partnership status, or pregnancy and maternity. We guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria. We welcome requests for flexible working.

Age UK is committed to safeguarding adults at risk, and children, from abuse and neglect. We expect everyone who works with us to share this commitment.

Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert at any time