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Tickets for the Insight in Fundraising Conference now on SALE!

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Tickets for the Insight in Fundraising Conference 2017 are now on sale – for full details and how to book CLICK HERE

 

Exciting new opportunity for two Assistant CRM Analysts at Barnardo’s

Assistant CRM Analysts x2

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Contract: Permanent
Salary: £26,832 – £33,758 plus LWA
Location: Barkingside, IG6 1QG
Closing Date: 10th October 2017

At Barnardo’s we believe in children – no matter who they are, what they have done or what they have been through. We will ensure their needs are met and their voices are heard.  

As one of the UK’s leading children’s charities, Barnardo’s works directly with 240,000 children, young people and families every year. We run over 960 vital services across the UK, including counselling for children who have been abused, fostering and adoption services, vocational training and disability inclusion groups.

Salesforce has been introduced to Barnardo’s as the organisation’s strategic Customer Relationship Management database. While the focus of implementation has been on the migration of Fundraising audiences, and embedding Salesforce within existing business processes across Fundraising and Finance, we are now at the stage where the functionality and impact of the system is ready for significant extension.

The Insight team are responsible for delivering a renewed focus on evidence-based decision making, data gathering, data-management and data-analysis to respond to the Corporate Strategy’s desire to more than double voluntary net income and to become a digitally agile organisation; driven through a rich, single customer view.

This is a fantastic opportunity for two people to be part of an award winning team. You will be responsible for working with colleagues across fundraising to deliver analysis and data selections that drive our fundraising activities.

For more information and how to apply CLICK HERE

Fantastic opportunity for a Database Manager at MS Society

Database Manager

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Contract: Permanent

Salary: £37,806 – £ 42,960

Location: NW London

Closing Date: 2nd October 2017

Interview Date: Monday 9th October 2017

At the MS Society we put people affected by MS at the centre of everything we do, and it’s this commitment that unites us across the UK. Our vision is a world free from the effects of MS. Our ultimate goal is to find a cure, but until then, we will do all that we can to enable people with MS to live life, knowing that they do not have to face MS alone.

We have a strategy that is based on what people with MS have told us is important to them, and it gives us a clear and determined focus. We have big aspirations and we need brilliant new people to help us achieve our ambitious goals.

About this job

To deliver that strategy, we’re currently looking for an experienced Database Manager who will be responsible for our main CRM (Raiser’s Edge). Reporting to the Head of Data you will oversee all aspects of the system from user support through maintenance and data integrity.

In this varied role you will support and work with system users across the organisation, you will manage projects to improve processes and systems and will have a key technical role in configuring and customising the system as well as managing integrations between the CRM and other systems.

You will be joining the Society at an exciting stage of its development and this is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a supportive and friendly team.

We offer 27 days annual leave (excluding bank holidays) a 35 hour working week, travel loan and various other benefits such as supported developmental opportunities.

How to apply

Send your cv and a covering letter describing how your skills and experience meets the requirements of the post tojobs@mssociety.org.uk

Reference:SKDM83

We are committed to promoting diversity.

Excellent opportunity for a Fundraising Database Analyst at Alzheimer’s Society

Fundraising Database Analyst

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Contract: Permanent

Salary: £35,683 p.a.

Location: Central London

Closing Date: 8th October 2017

You’re not just good at analysing data. You have the ability to find patterns, identify trends, spot anomalies and transform raw figures into meaningful insights with the power to inform decisions.

And that’s why you could fit in perfectly at Alzheimer’s Society.

As the UK’s leading support and research charity in the field of dementia, we now have a supporter database of around one million records. Your role? To help us harness the full potential of this database in pursuit of our ambitious 5-year fundraising strategy. This will involve using FastStats software – which runs out of the Progress CRM fundraising database – to provide clear analysis and reporting to teams across our fundraising directorate. Your performance will have a direct impact on the success of our fundraising marketing campaigns, the quality of our statistical reporting and the development of effective strategies for increasing income and reducing supporter attrition. You will also develop robust procedures to ensure data quality and use your expertise to suggest ways of improving our systems.

This influential role calls for an exceptional individual with extensive experience of large contact management databases and database selections, ideally within a fundraising environment. Along with experience of FastStats or a similar package, you will know how to implement and manage database and statistical analysis systems. Strong project management and quality management skills are also essential, and you will know how to work effectively with both colleagues and external partners. Add to that your excellent presentation and time-management skills – and your strong belief in the aims of Alzheimer’s Society – and you will quickly become an invaluable member of our team.

For further information please contact anita.connolly@alzheimers.org.uk or telephone 020 7423 5107 / 07718 960941 or CLICK HERE to apply

 

Great opportunity for contract Data Analyst at CAFOD

Data Analyst – Reporting & Evaluation

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Contract: 9 Month fixed term

Salary: £32,503 – £37,260 pro rata

Location: London, SE1

Closing Date: 4th October 2017, midnight

CAFOD, one of the UK’s leading international aid agencies, is currently looking for a Data Analyst (Reporting and Evaluation).

Job Profile
The Data Analyst sits within CAFOD’s Data and Insight unit who work to equip the organisation with the knowledge and insight necessary to deliver supporter-focused plans and activity. Our goal is to enable the most effective work with the Catholic community in England and Wales, and ultimately help the organisation meet its aim to bring about real, lasting change in the lives of the world’s poorest and most disadvantaged people

Your role

The successful candidate will work with colleagues across the organisation to evaluate a range of initiatives, including fundraising, campaigning and volunteering, and report on organisational performance; ensuring that we are able to identify successes and issues, and taking action to ensure that our supporter activity is effectively achieving its aims.

This 9-month fixed-term role is to support the organisation during the transition to a new database. You will be maintaining current activity through the transition and helping identify the appropriate solutions for the organisation’s reporting needs for the future. In addition to delivering management and business reporting, you’ll analyse and interpret trends, help evaluate activity and extract mailing data for some supporter communications.

Your profile

To succeed in this role you will be highly technical with strong SQL skills and with the curiosity and capability to use the wealth of data CAFOD has, as well as your own ideas and experience, to help us to build and maintain the loyalty and generosity of our supporters.

With experience using reporting to advise organisations on performance, you will be analytical, a good communicator and proactive problem-solver. You’ll be flexible and motivated to identify appropriate solutions to the organisation’s reporting needs.

For more information and how to apply CLICK HERE

Great opportunity for an SRM Support Analyst at Oxfam

SRM Support Analyst

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Contract: Fixed Term

Salary: up to £28,820

Location: Oxford

Closing Date: 29th September 2017

This is an extremely exciting time to be joining the Supporter Relationship Management team as Oxfam GB is embarking on an ambitious programme of work to further enhance supporters’ experience and engagement with our organisation.

We’re looking for someone with a keen eye for detail and an appreciation of how the accuracy, timeliness, and correct use and interpretation of data can deliver true business value. The successful applicant will be joining a delivery-focused team responsible for providing business critical solutions to colleagues across Oxfam GB.

In this exciting role, you will provide operational support for data processes in and around the Marketing Database.

How to apply

This is an opportunity for an exceptional, dedicated, and highly motivated professional, with a strong commitment to Oxfam’s values and beliefs. If you believe you are the candidate we are looking for, please download the full job description and apply online by clicking HERE.

We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation

Exciting new opportunity at Oxfam…

SRM Data Analyst

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Contract: Fixed Term

Salary: up to £28,820

Location: Oxford

Closing Date: 27th September 2017

This is an extremely exciting time to be joining the Supporter Relationship Management team as Oxfam GB is embarking on an ambitious programme of work to further enhance supporters’ experience and engagement with our organisation.

We’re looking for someone with a keen eye for detail and an appreciation of how the accuracy, timeliness, and correct use and interpretation of data can deliver true business value. The successful applicant will be joining a delivery-focused team responsible for providing business critical solutions to colleagues across Oxfam GB.

In this exciting role, you will provide operational reports to internal stakeholders based on data held in the Marketing Database.

How to apply

This is an opportunity for an exceptional, dedicated, and highly motivated professional, with a strong commitment to Oxfam’s values and beliefs. If you believe you are the candidate we are looking for, please download the full job description and apply online by clicking HERE.

 

We are committed to ensuring diversity and gender equality within our organisation.

 

Exciting new role for a Data & Insight Manager at MS Society

Data & Insight Manager

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Contract: Permanent

Salary: £36,516 – £41,495

Location: NW London

Closing Date: 10am, 11th September 2017

At the MS Society, we put people living with MS at the centre of everything we do, and it’s this commitment that unites us across the UK.

Our vision is a world free from the effects of MS. Our ultimate goal is to find a cure. But until then, we will do all that we can to enable people with MS to live life, knowing that they do not have to face MS alone.

We have a strategy that is based on what people with MS have told us is important to them, and it gives us a clear and determined focus. We have big aspirations and we need brilliant new people to help us achieve our ambitious goals.

About this job

To deliver that strategy, we’re currently looking for an excellent Data & Insight manager who is eager to lead our data services and insight functions. Reporting to the Head of Data you will be a champion for insight driven decision making and will enable our campaigning, marketing and fundraising activity with quality data.

In this varied role you will manage the data request service for the organisation; deliver analysis and insight at strategic and operational levels and manage projects to maximise the value we get from our data.

You will be joining the Society at an exciting stage of its development and this is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a supportive and friendly team.

We offer 27 days annual leave (excluding bank holidays) a 35 hour working week, travel loan and various other benefits such as supported developmental opportunities.

To Apply

To apply online for the role, download an application pack and job description. Alternatively you can request an application pack from jobs@mssociety.org.uk.

Completed applications are to be sent to jobs@mssociety.org.uk or posted to the HR department at the address below:

MS National Centre (MSNC),
372 Edgware Road,

London,
NW2 6ND

Closing date:  11 September 2017 10:00am

Interview date22 September 2017

The MS Society is committed to promoting diversity.

 

New training courses announced for this Autumn

Introduction to Significance Testing Using PSPP

Date:                 19th October & 26th October 2017
Location:           Cirencester
Trainer:             David Dipple
Bookings:          Please contact David at david.dipple@btinternet.com

This course will take you to the next step in statistical analysis by showing you how to determine if values are not only different, but whether that difference is statistically significant. This course is designed for anyone who has access to data and has a desire to want to look more deeply at the relationships within it. This is combined with an introduction to PSPP so that you can embark on your statistical journey with the minimum of fuss.  

In this one-day course David will look at what significance testing is and how different types of data and questions can require a range of statistical tests to understand the relationships within the data. Some of the significance tests used during this course include: chi-square, t-test, correlation and ANOVA.  The delegates will be shown how to run these techniques using the built in interface as well as how to start writing your own PSPP syntax.

You will need to supply a laptop with Excel 2007 or later; PSPP will also need to be loaded prior to the course (a link to PSPP will be supplied before the course starts). This is a hands-on course and you will be introduced to the statistical tests via practical sessions and user documentation which help you to understand what the best test is.  During the course we will predominantly be using Excel and PSPP (prior knowledge of these is not required).

If you do not have access to a laptop, I have a limited number that can be hired for the duration of the course. All course material will be provided on the day by the course trainers. Places on this course are very limited. This course is a pre-requisite for the Modelling and also the Advanced Questionnaire analysis courses.

The cost of this course is £195 for NFP organisations and £250 per day for commercial organisations.


Introduction to Modelling Using PSPP

Date:                 20th October 2017
Location:           Cirencester
Trainer:             David Dipple
Bookings:          Please contact David at david.dipple@btinternet.com

Learn how to build statistical models using PSPP. You will learn about how to approach a modelling project, the importance of understanding the data and also how to build your own propensity models. We will concentrate on using the following techniques:

  • Proxy/fuzzy models
  • Binary Logistic Regression

We will examine the technical and statistical aspects on modelling and then go through how to build models using a number of techniques. We will also examine techniques for measuring the success of a model.

For more Information, visit:

http://adroitthinking.com/training-mentoring/courses/pspp-building-predictive-models/

It should be noted that delegates will need to have experience using PSPP/SPSS syntax and/or attended the one my other to PSPP courses; the course will not be intelligible without this basic knowledge. Any of the models created can be converted from PSPP syntax to SPSS syntax with only a minor amount of reworking.

There are some key differences between SPSS and PSPP in terms of modelling and if a pure SPSS course is required this can be supplied but will need to be carried out and arranged privately.

You will need to supply a laptop with Excel 2007 or later PSPP will also need to be loaded prior to the course (a link to PSPP will be supplied before the course starts).
If you do not have access to a laptop, I have a limited number that can be hired for the duration of the course. All course material will be provided on the day by the course trainers. Places on this course are very limited.

The cost of this course is £195 for NFP organisations and £250 per day for commercial organisations.


Advanced Questionnaire Analysis using PSPP (with a little help from R)

Date:                 27th October 2017
Location:           Cirencester
Trainer:             David Dipple
Bookings:          Please contact David at david.dipple@btinternet.com

Learn how to take your questionnaire analysis to the next level. You will learn how to take a basic questionnaire and make the result come alive using some advanced statistical methods:

  • Questionnaire Analysis Techniques
  • Basic Clustering
  • Key Driver Analysis
  • Multiple Correspondence Analysis

For more information on course content, visit:

http://adroitthinking.com/training-mentoring/courses/pspp-questionnaire-analysis-going-beyond-the-basics/

It should be noted that delegates will need to have experience using PSPP/SPSS syntax and/or attended the one my other to PSPP courses; the course will not be intelligible without this basic knowledge.

There are some key differences between SPSS and PSPP in terms of modelling and if a pure SPSS course is required this can be supplied but will need to be carried out and arranged privately.

You will need to supply a laptop with Excel 2007 or later PSPP and R will also need to be loaded prior to the course (links to PSPP and R will be supplied before the course starts). The course also makes use of R and again no prior knowledge of this is required; all R syntax that can be easily modified will be supplied. If you do not have access to a laptop, I have a limited number that can be hired for the duration of the course. All course material will be provided on the day by the course trainers. Places on this course are very limited.

The cost of this course is £195 for NFP organisations and £250 per day for commercial organisations.


David Dipple – Adroit

David is the owner of Adroit Thinking, his training and mentoring company, and the consultancy director of Adroit Data & Insight. David has worked with fundraising clients for over 25 years and has trained numerous analysts and fundraisers in how to use statistics and analysis to get more out of their data. These courses range from understanding basic statistics, through statistical programming to predictive modelling.

***Call for Speakers!***

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The IoF Insight in Fundraising SIG is preparing its Annual Conference 2017 and we’re calling for speakers and ideas for captivating and inspiring sessions.

This year’s conference is on Monday 27th November in London W1 and will focus on engagement – how analytics and subsequent insight can drive deeper and more meaningful engagement, fundraising and long term supporter relationships.

  • We’d love to hear your ideas for a great session that can share new thinking, research, techniques or stand-out case studies
  • Send us an outline of your suggested topic, your proposed speaker/s names, who would get the most out of your session, and three key audience takeaways
  • Agencies and consultants are welcome as speakers but we ask that you co-present with a charity or include a detailed charity case study
  • No sales please! – your session ideas must not include product marketing or sales messaging

If you have a great idea for a session, please submit your synopsis to katie@insightsig.org.

We look forward to hearing from you!