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