Great role for a Database Assistant at PETA

Database Assistant


Contract: Permanent

Salary: Competitive

Location: London

Closing Date: N/A


Position Objective:

To assist in the operation and maintenance of PETA and its affiliates’ membership data-entry and supporter-care programmes

  • Assist in the management of Raiser’s Edge databases
  • Help maintain accurate, consistent, and reliable information about supporters for fundraising and relationship-development purposes
  • Assist with data-hygiene processes
  • Work with Development Department staff members to make necessary changes to data processing, coding, and analysis for new fundraising projects
  • Assist with the transactional elements of the committed-giving programmes, including Direct Debit claims, standing orders, Payroll Giving, and Gift Aid claims
  • Help import and export data to and from external suppliers
  • Support the finance team with reconciliation of income
  • Assist with collating, analysing, and presenting data about donor programmes methodically and accurately, and help communicate technical information to non-technical staff
  • Assist with data segmentation to support direct mail, online, and other fundraising programmes
  • Pull custom reports from Raiser’s Edge as requested by fundraising staff
  • Develop and oversee standard operating procedures for supporter-care systems to ensure the highest level of customer service is given to supporters
  • Train new members of staff on database functions as required
  • Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor


  • Experience in direct marketing analytics
  • Good Raiser’s Edge skills (or experience with a similar CRM)
  • Experience of working in a direct marketing team
  • Knowledge of direct marketing techniques and data segmentation
  • Ability to collate, analyse, and present data methodically and accurately
  • Experience of supporting large contact management databases
  • Demonstrated excellent organisational skills and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Commitment to the objectives of the organisation

Please note that all candidates must have eligibility to work in the UK

To apply for this position, please e-mail your CV, covering letter, and your responses to the following questions to our recruitment team at

  • What interests you most about the work we do here at PETA?
  • Vegan outreach and helping people to go vegan is at core of everything we do at PETA. Briefly detail your personal experiences with advocating a vegan or vegetarian lifestyle.Lon
  • Please read through the PETA US statement on euthanasia: What is your response?
  • Explain how your communication and organisational skills have benefitted you professionally, in the recent past.
  • Briefly describe why working at PETA would be more than “just a job”.
  • What are your salary requirements?