Great opportunity for a Database Officer at the Royal Marsden Cancer Charity

Database Officer


Contract: Permanent

Salary: £32,000

Location: South Kensington, London

Closing Date: 8th July 2018

The Royal Marsden Cancer Charity raises money solely to support The Royal Marsden, a world-leading cancer centre. We ensure our nurses, doctors and research teams can provide the very best care and develop life-saving treatments, which are used across the UK and around the world.

We are looking for a Database Officer to help the Charity achieve its aims and objectives.  Database and Fundraising Support is a small team with ambitious plans to develop new systems and processes to support the growing fundraising department. As one of two database officers you will be responsible for supporting the Database Assistant in ensuring that all data is received and imported accurately into the Raisers Edge and helping to develop new systems and processes to support this. You will help solve problems, answer requests, deliver mailing selections, and promote effective and compliant database use through training and supporting colleagues across fundraising.

Database administration and support

  • Advise and set up coding, structures and processes to reflect the database needs of Fundraising and Finance
  • Carry out recoding and global changes to the database as required
  • Review data and processes to ensure that data within Raiser’s Edge remains compliant to GDPR standards.
  • Proactively evaluate and suggest ways to improve database systems and processes
  • Work with the team to develop and maintain procedural documentation related to use of the database
  • Set up new users and maintain security groups

Data Imports and Quality

  • Design and implement import routines with third-party suppliers as needed
  • Support the Database Assistant to ensure that data from external sources is imported onto the Raiser’s Edge
  • Work with colleagues in the Finance Team to reconcile income
  • Ensure that procedures are in place to check the quality of data input
  • Set up and run database housekeeping procedures to optimise the accuracy of the supporter data.

Data Outputs & Reporting

  • Support and run complex marketing selections from the Raisers Edge
  • Provide reporting and expertise to support the analysis of the campaign results
  • Develop simple data outputs and complex reports using “query” and “export” for fundraisers as required
  • Develop and support use of dashboards for Reporting

Team Working and Support

  • Support team members within Database and Fundraising Support in delivering the team’s day-to-day workload.
  • Work closely with Fundraisers to standardise best practice of the database for income processing, data management and supporter care.
  • Provide user training and develop clear process documentation to support consistent use of the database
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with colleagues across the organisation

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