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Full conference programme here!

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With only a couple of days to go before the IoF Insight in Fundraising Conference 2018 there is limited time left to make sure you’re there! We have a few tickets remaining and bookings close on Friday 9th November at 5pm – so what are you waiting for, get booking now!

With amazing speakers from charities such as Clic Sargent, BHF, Centrepoint, Parkinson’s, Macmillan Cancer Support and many more, plus top plenary speakers and a fantastic training stream, this is one not to miss!

You can also now download the complete programme for all the information about the day – we look forward to seeing you there!

New opportunity for a Database Manager at Bloodwise…

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Contract: Permanent

Salary: £34,500 – £37,000 

Location: Holborn, London

Closing Date: 19th November 2018

We are looking for an agile and enthusiastic data specialist to join the fight against blood cancer. If this sounds like you, read on!

As part of the Technical Infrastructure and Data Team the Database Manager will provide the experience and expertise to shape the way Bloodwise uses data to enrich quality, reporting and communications. As manager you will train and support the team and provide the framework and strategic vision to ensure new data structures, processes and infrastructure support the organisational priorities.

Interviews will be held on week commencing Monday 26 November.

For the full job description and how to apply, CLICK HERE

Great opportunity for a Database Solutions Analyst at Bloodwise

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Contract: Permanent

Salary: £26,500 – £31,500 dep on exp.

Location: Holborn, London

Closing Date: 3rd December 2018

We are looking for a systems specialist who is adept at considering challenges and coming up with innovative solutions to join the fight against blood cancer.

As part of the Technical Infrastructure and Data Team, the Database Solutions Analyst will take responsibility for the maintenance and development of the database infrastructure. Working closely with the Database Manager this role will develop organisational skills and data workflows that support all areas of the Organisation. You will manage the integration of external systems with the database, develop user guides and documentation, and champion best practice throughout the organisation.

For the full job description and how to apply, CLICK HERE

Bloodwise are looking for a Data & Selections Officer…

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Contract: Permanent

Salary: £26,500 – £31,500

Location: Holborn, London

Closing Date: 26th November 2018

We are looking for a great communicator with excellent organisational and SQL skills who is passionate about data to join the fight against blood cancer.

As part of the Technical Infrastructure and Data Team, the Data and Selections Officer will work with users across Bloodwise to maximise our use of data. You will design and manage the communications selections and data cleansing processes, train users and provide reporting while developing your own skills and understanding of working with data in a charity environment.

For the full job description and how to apply CLICK HERE

Announcing our fantastic plenary speakers for the Insight in Fundraising Conference 2018!

IoF18-conference-graphic-500We have a couple of absolutely brilliant plenary sessions lined up to inspire and provoke thought at this year’s conference;

 
Will Goodhand of System1 Research will share a current view of advertising and how the charity sector is participating. Drawing on the System1 Ad Ratings (S1AR) database containing the performance of all UK (and US) ads immediately they are aired, he discusses how our sector compares to others, snapshots key charity activity, and highlights the star performers and what we can learn from them. In a broader view looking at 5-star ads from across other business sectors, he asks what learnings can be applied for charity advertising? Will draws on personal experience working across charity, FMCG and Tech, with the aim – like all good ads – of stirring emotion and positive action.

We also have Martin Bysh – President & CTO at Maru/Userv. Martin’s session: ‘Donor pain points & how to improve your conversion rates’ will talk through how Fundraisers often have pre-concieved ideas about what donors want from Online Fundraising messaging and branding. When surveyed, 1000 donors were asked about their experiences and expectations of online fundraising, concentrating particularly on issues of transparency, communication, consistency of experience and data usage. Martin will walk you through this data and some of the conclusions and action points that were derived from it.

There are still a few tickets available, so hurry, make sure you get yours today!

Only one week until the Insight in Fundraising Conference

Conference-banner-2-800x298There’s only one week to go until the Insight in Fundraising Conference and you still have the chance to be there!

You could take advantage of our training stream – an introduction into some of the training courses the SIG has to offer and learn from some of our brilliant trainers. Some of our amazing award winners will be presenting the case studies that won them their trophies at this year’s Insight in Fundraising Awards. We have sessions from Centrepoint & The Co-operative Bank, Clic Sargent and TeachFirst plus Adroit Data & Analytics, Harvest & The National Trust. And many more! You can see full programme information here.

So what are you waiting for? There are still a few tickets remaining – don’t miss out, get your tickets now!

Great role at WaterAid for a Fundraising Data Officer

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Contract: Fixed Term 6 months

Salary: £27,410 – £30,000 with excellent benefits

Location: Vauxhall, London

Closing Date: 9th November 2018

Want to use your knowledge and experience in database management to play a vital role in making clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene normal for everyone everywhere?

Join WaterAid as Fundraising Data Officer to work in one of the UK’s Best Workplaces™ acknowledged by 2018’s Great Place to Work®.

You will be part of a project team designed to take WaterAid’s CRM to the next level.  This project will ensure that data is at the heart of everything that WaterAid do – join us, be part of this innovative project, and help to bring clean, safe water to millions of people every year.

To be successful, you’ll need to:

  • Possess a high attention to detail with ability to work methodically, ensuring minimal errors
  • Be able to problem solve should errors arise
  • Have the ability to use initiative to find better ways of working, document and communicate ideas effectively

With a commitment to our vision, you’ll get inspiration from the change you help make happen. We appreciate and respect different people and ideas, allow the chance to grow and the space to be yourself at your best.

Excellent benefits include:

  • 28 annual holiday days, plus bank holidays and additional leave purchase
  • 3%, 4% or 5% pension contributions double-matched by WaterAid
  • Agile/flexible working and family friendly policies

Please note: We are unable to provide sponsorship for this post.  In order to apply for this post, you must be able to demonstrate your eligibility to work in the UK.

We encourage you not to delay applying for this role as we will be shortlisting and interviewing as soon as possible.

Availability for interview is required w/c 5th November 2018.

Applications will close end one minute before midnight on 4th November 2018.

WaterAid is fully committed to protecting those with whom it comes into contact in the course of its work and will conduct appropriate pre-employment referencing and checks. WaterAid is an equal opportunities, disability-confident employer and committed to achieving the highest standards of diversity, fairness and equality.

For more information and how to apply CLICK HERE

Excellent opportunity at Wateraid for a Senior Systems Development Officer

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Contract: 12 Months Fixed term

Salary: £32,480 – £34,500 with excellent benefits

Location: Vauxhall, London

Closing Date: 9th November 2018

Want to use your knowledge and experience in database management to play a vital role in making clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene normal for everyone everywhere?

Join WaterAid as a Senior Systems Development Officer to work in one of the UK’s Best Workplaces™ acknowledged by 2018’s Great Place to Work®.

You will be part of a project team designed to take WaterAid’s CRM to the next level.  This project will ensure that data is at the heart of everything that WaterAid do – join us, be part of this innovative project, and help to bring clean, safe water to millions of people every year.

To be successful, you’ll need:

  • Extensive experience of developing within Microsoft Dynamics CRM, preferably 2015 or higher.
  • Ability to use .NET and #C.
  • Experience of developing plugins, workflows and custom activities.
  • Experience in java script customisation and configuration.

With a commitment to our vision, you’ll get inspiration from the change you help make happen. We appreciate and respect different people and ideas, allow the chance to grow and the space to be yourself at your best.

Excellent benefits include:

  • 28 annual holiday days, plus bank holidays and additional leave purchase
  • 3%, 4% or 5% pension contributions double-matched by WaterAid
  • Agile/flexible working and family friendly policies

Please note: We are unable to provide sponsorship for this post.  In order to apply for this post, you must be able to demonstrate your eligibility to work in the UK.

We encourage you not to delay applying as we will start shortlisting and interviewing as soon as possible.

Availability for interview is required w/c 5th November 2018.

Applications will close end one minute before midnight on 4th November 2018. 

WaterAid is fully committed to protecting those with whom it comes into contact in the course of its work and will conduct appropriate pre-employment referencing and checks. WaterAid is an equal opportunities, disability-confident employer and committed to achieving the highest standards of diversity, fairness and equality.

 For more information and how to apply CLICK HERE

Don’t forget to get your 3for2 offer tickets to the Insight SIG Conference 2018

Conference-banner-2-800x298With less than 2 weeks to go until the Insight in Fundraising Conference, things are hotting up and tickets are selling fast – however you still have a chance to snap up our 3for2 offer, simply click the link below and enter discount code 3for2 at the checkout!

The offer closes at 6pm tomorrow – 31st October so hurry, get yours now!

You can see the full conference programme here – but keep an eye out for updates as our exciting plenary speakers will be announced this week!

Fantastic role for an Insight Manager at Practical Action

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Contract: Permanent

Salary: (c)£45,000

Location: Rugby, Warwickshire

Closing Date: 8th November 2018

We have an extremely exciting opportunity for an Insight Manager to join us, taking a key role in informing and influencing organisational decisions to ensure we deliver effective fundraising and marketing activities.

Leading and developing the Insight team to help to shape the direction of fundraising and marketing activities covering public fundraising, partnerships and philanthropy and wider Marketing and Communications, ensuring that we are data driven and that this informs our future marketing and fundraising activity.

Ensuring the delivery of intuitive reporting and insightful analysis, supporter data management, CRM, and information, reporting and analysis, you will contribute to the success of the organisation and help us to reach our full potential. Responsible for more than just direct marketing, you will look at both philanthropy and legacy fundraising, working alongside communications colleagues, keeping in mind the bigger picture of the future of the organisation by providing results and making recommendations.

We are looking for someone who is educated to degree level, ideally encompassing a mathematics / statistics element, with advanced knowledge of MS Excel (including Power Query and Power Pivot), SQL in an analytical context and SPSS software or similar. With strong knowledge of GDPR, fundraising regulations and compliance, you will have experience of working with data within a marketing environment, ideally with experience of not for profit marketing and fundraising systems and products.

With proven experience of leading and developing a team within a data, CRM and reporting environment, you will be a forward thinker with strong research and analysis skills.

In return for your hard work, Practical Action offers a flexible, life and family-friendly working culture, with the opportunity to work up to 2 days a week from home. With our brand new, open plan offices in the heart of Rugby on offer, we truly believe that work should be an activity you do and enjoy rather than a place you go. This is truly a unique opportunity to be at the forefront as the charity embarks on an extraordinary period of growth and development.

Practical Action is a global innovator, inspiring people to discover and adopt ingenious, practical ways to free themselves from poverty and disadvantage. We are a registered charity. Improving harvests through planet-friendly farming innovations. Transforming lives through affordable, renewable energy. Reducing vulnerability created by climate change or disaster. Demonstrating sustainable ways to improve clean water access and sanitation. Unlocking economic opportunities that allow whole communities to thrive. Just a few of the ways we help people unleash their potential and protect our world for future generations. Join us.

All applicants must have the pre-existing right to both live and work in the UK. Practical Action positively welcome applicants from all sections of the community.

For more information and how to apply, CLICK HERE