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The Insight in Fundraising Awards is a fantastic opportunity to celebrate the outstanding work that you have been doing during the last year.

However, it is also a chance to celebrate individuals who are in the early stages of their career and have shone in what they have achieved already. They may be a highly skilled professional willing to go that extra mile, an inspiration to others, committed to getting things done or simply a fantastic support or team player.

If you know someone deserving of the Rising Star award at the Insight in Fundraising Awards 2018 please nominate now so we can honour them with a trophy at this year’s Gala Dinner at RIBA on 20th June.

Entries close on Friday 13th April at 6pm so get your entries in now!

Fab new opportunity for a Data & Insight Analyst at VSO

Data & Insight Analyst

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Contract: Permanent

Salary: £37,569

Location: Kingston-Upon-Thames, London

Closing Date: 27th February 2018

Interview Date: 6th March 2018

VSO is the world’s leading development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty. We are unique in the way we bring people together to share their skills and experience, generate insights and ideas and, most of all, take action against poverty and exclusion. It’s a highly effective approach that works, and today is helping millions of people in some of the world’s poorest communities lift themselves out of poverty.

Role overview

We have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced customer focused data and insight analyst. This exciting new role will be instrumental in delivering reporting, analysis, insight and recommendations that influence strategy, increase organisational effectiveness and performance, and build our understanding of our wide range of supporters.

Skills, qualifications and experience

As the successful candidate, you will have substantial experience of delivering statistical analysis to improve performance in a professional context. In addition you will have:
• A proven ability of using reporting and analysis to influence and improve strategy
• Experience of extracting and analysing data from multiple sources. Knowledge of SQL for data manipulation, reporting and analysis would be advantageous.
• Excellent presentation and client facing skills 
• Demonstrable ability to manipulate, analyse and interpret data and present it visually.
• Knowledge of the principles of database marketing, and an understand of statistical techniques

For more information & how to apply CLICK HERE

Unfortunately we are unable to provide sponsorship for this position, so please ensure you have the right to work in the UK before you apply. 

VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.

Great opportunity for a Campaign Planning and Selections Manager at WaterAid…

Campaign Planning & Selections Manager


Contract: Permanent

Salary: £40,000  – £42,000

Location: London

Closing Date: 18th February 2018

Want to use your outstanding data analysis and problem-solving skills to play a vital role in making clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene normal for everyone everywhere?

At WaterAid, our vision is of a world where everyone, everywhere has access to safe water and sanitation.  It’s a huge challenge and we understand that we can’t do it on our own.  With your help, we’ll harness the power of our supporter base and ensure that, together, we can persuade governments, businesses, decision makers and opinion formers to support our vision and help make it a reality

Join us as Campaign Planning & Selections Manager, and use your expertise to plan and deliver accurate data selections, to ensure that we optimise our supporter communication activities. You will directly line manage two team members, and work closely together to deliver accurate data selections and insight-based segmentations.

Your significant experience of building complex queries in SQL Server will help to unlock the power of the data we hold and ensure that our tailored communications are highly relevant to supporters and empower them to further engage with us in our vision to provide everyone, everywhere with access to safe water and sanitation.

You will also support the team’s Insight & Analysis service through the provision of regular campaign reporting and will work closely with the Analysis and Research managers to ensure that all of the insight produced by the wider team is incorporated in all of our supporter communications.

Availability for interview is required on Monday 26th February.

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, plusbank holidays and additional leave purchase
  • 3%, 4% or 5% pension contributions double-matched by WaterAid
  • Agile/flexible working and family friendly policies

For more information and how to apply CLICK HERE

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. 

Applications will close end one minute before midnight on the closing date specified.

Brilliant new vacancy for a Senior Data Insight Analyst at the Brain Tumour Charity

Senior Data Insight Analyst


Contract: Permanent

Salary: £30,000 FTE

Location: Farnborough, Hampshire

Closing Date: 24th February 2018

Job Description

Who are we?

We are a rapidly growing charity seeking to accelerate change for those affected by brain tumours, which kill more children and adults under 40 in the UK than any other cancer. Our five-year strategy is ambitious and sets out plans to double survival from brain tumours and halve the harm they cause to quality of life.

Our exciting job role!

We need dynamic and inspirational people to help us deliver our ambitious strategy. In this exciting and newly created role, you will be instrumental in delivering reporting, analysis, insight and recommendations that influence strategy, increase organisational effectiveness and performance, and build our understanding of our supporters and beneficiaries.

This role is full time – 37.5 hours and will be based in our Farnborough office, with some out‑of‑hours working. However, part-time, school hours or other flexible hours will be considered for outstanding candidates.

What we’d like from you:

It’s simple – all you need to succeed in this role is talent, ambition and energy. You must completely embrace our values, offer a great cultural fit, inspire us every day and deliver amazing results in a fast paced environment.

According to the job description you should also have experience of managing and interpreting large and complex data sets using relational databases, you will be used to juggling competing requests for data, while delivering complex analysis and insights and will enjoy working with multiple teams. If this is for you, we’d love to hear from you!

What we’d like to give you:

- Salary c.£30,000 pa FTE (dependent on experience)

- 25 days holiday plus bank holidays (we also close at Christmas as a thank you for you volunteering your time supporting charity events though out the year*) – pro rata for part-time contracts

- Generous pension contribution*

- Life assurance cover*

- Employee Assistance Programme

- Loads of other great benefits, plus an amazing culture to work in, a great team and lots of fun (and cake!)

How to apply to join our amazing team:

Please apply online attaching your CV and a supporting statement explaining why you want the role, what you would bring to the team and how your skillset and experience will enable us to make a real impact for those affected by brain tumours.

More about us:

Don’t forget to check out our short video (you can find it on our You Tube channel) to find out more about our culture and what it is like to work at The Brain Tumour Charity. 

Did you know we have won a variety of awards for our HeadSmart campaign including the NHS Innovation Award, Third Sector Excellence Awards and Charity Times Awards and have been ranked a top global organisation by renowned management consultants McKinsey?

For more information and how to apply, CLICK HERE

We reserve the right to close the advert early in the event of receiving a sufficient number of applications and may extend the advert if we don’t find our perfect team mate!

*subject to qualifying criteria

Data Analyst needed at Unicef…

Data Analyst

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Contract: Permanent

Salary: £33,046 – £39,340

Location: London

Closing Date: 5pm, 8th February 2018

Unicef ensures more of the world’s children are vaccinated, educated and protected than any other organisation. We have done more to influence laws and policies to help protect children than anyone else. We get things done. And we’re not going to stop until the world is a safe place for all our children.

The Strategy, Knowledge & Innovation team at Unicef UK works with leaders across the organisation to ensure insight sits at the heart of our strategy, the decisions we make and the initiatives we deliver: bringing the outside into the organisation.

We are seeking to recruit a Data Analyst to derive and share insight through bespoke analysis projects and delivery of dashboards. You will collaborate with colleagues from across the organisation to develop their understanding of our supporters and the world in which we operate. 

To succeed in this role, you will have strong technical skills in Excel, SQL and google analytics. Experience of Tableau would also be advantageous.

For more information and how to apply, CLICK HERE

Exciting opportunity at Unicef for an Analysis Manager

Analysis Manager

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Contract: Permanent

Salary: £40,629- £48,368 per annum

Location: London

Closing Date: 5pm, 2nd February 2018

Unicef ensures more of the world’s children are vaccinated, educated and protected than any other organisation. We have done more to influence laws and policies to help protect children than anyone else. We get things done. And we’re not going to stop until the world is a safe place for all our children.

Evidence and insight underpin everything we do.  This is a key role managing the analytics function helping to build Unicef UK’s understanding of the world in which we operate. As Analysis Manager, you will ensure data drives our strategy, innovation and the decisions we continually make on a daily basis. You will champion and promote the strategic use of data analysis across the organisation and provide expertise in analytical best practice and methods. You will develop creative new analytics models across the media mix, ensuring it delivers timely and efficient insights.

To succeed in this role, you will have extensive experience of Excel, SQL and statistical packages (e.g. SPSS) with procedures relevant in a marketing context (e.g. regression, CHAID); of building models to predict customer behaviour, developing direct marketing and digital tests, conducting life time value analysis, measuring digital campaigns.   You will also have experience of managing teams responsible for analytics.

For more information and how to apply, CLICK HERE

Excellent new opportunity at Anthony Nolan

SRM Reporting & Data Manager

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Contract: Permanent

Salary: £40,000

Location: London

Closing Date: 11th February 2018

We’re Anthony Nolan and we save the lives of people with blood cancer who need a stem cell transplant.

We’re pretty unique. Thanks to the incredible donors on our register, our pioneering research and our passionate fundraisers, we give the chance of life to three people a day.

But we won’t stop there. We want to be there for everyone who needs a transplant; from finding a match, through every step of a patient’s transplant journey. And together we can reach the remarkable day when we can save the lives of everyone with blood cancer.

And now we want you to join our lifesaving team. We are looking for an SRM Reporting & Data Manager who will develop a suite of high-impact reports and dashboards to help Anthony Nolan reach our ambitious strategic goals.

In the pivotal role of delivering management information to drive the Engagement division’s strategy and the Supporter Relationship Management strategy, you will be an outstanding communicator – working closely with colleagues across the division to understand their reporting needs and to ensure they are able to fully benefit from the reports you produce.

You will be skilled in using Tableau (or a similar reporting tool) to develop interactive reports that draw from multiple sources.  This will include interrogating large fundraising databases or CRM systems and utilising data from digital and social media channels.

You will also be proactive in identifying ways to improve the quality of supporter data across our many systems and have the ability to work collaboratively with teams across Anthony Nolan and external agencies where required.

Release your remarkable, join our team and give someone a chance of life.  For more information and how to apply, CLICK HERE

Anthony Nolan is an equal opportunities & living wage accredited employer.

All applicants must be able to demonstrate the right to work in the UK.

Great new role this week for a Data Manager…

Data Manager

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Contract: Permanent

Salary: £30,000 – £35,000

Location: Sutton, Surrey

Closing Date: 18th February 2018

Aid to the Church in Need UK (ACN) is a Catholic charity and Pontifical Foundation of Catholic Church, providing pastoral and material support to Christians around the world who are oppressed and persecuted for their faithfulness to Christ.

Aware of the essential role of data in ensuring the best supporter experience, we are looking for an experienced data specialist to establish a new Database function. Reporting to the Head of Finance and working closely with the Head of Fundraising & Marketing, this important role will support fundraising and marketing, manage the database, project manage technical innovations, and deliver GDPR compliance.

This role offers a rare opportunity to join the UK office of an international organisation and to shape the growth of a new role, which will support a highly motivated Fundraising and Marketing team in delivering an ambitious five-year growth strategy.

Main areas of responsibility will include but not be limited to the following:

  1. Management of the Fundraising Database
  2. Support to the Fundraising and Marketing Team
  3. Project Manager on Technical Innovation schemes
  4. GDPR Compliance and Management of Fundraising Database

Technical Competencies

  • Considerable CRM experience in a fundraising environment, ideally using Raiser’s Edge
  • Very comfortable working with data, managing data imports and selections, with good SQL
  • Experience in producing insight reports and business intelligence, with strong Excel skills, and ideally with Qlikview
  • Fluency in accounts, ideally working with SAGE Commercials or similar
  • General PC literacy including Microsoft Office

Personal / Interpersonal Competencies

  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • A passion for problem solving and ideas person
  • A self-starter, able to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Attention to detail and eye for efficiency
  • Target-led
  • Sensitivity and empathy with the ethos and mission of this Catholic charity
  • Willing to ‘own’ distinct areas of work
  • Ability to inspire colleagues and set high standards

Charity sector experience desirable but not essential.

For more information and how to apply, CLICK HERE

First Interview Thursday 22 February

Second Interview – Wednesday 28 February

Great new role for Supporter Communications Data Specialist at ActionAid UK

Supporter Communications Data Specialist

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Contract: Permanent

Salary: £34,222 – £35,257

Location: London

Closing Date: 23:59 on 21st January 2018

Could you use your technical and analytical data skills to help enhance our supporter communications?

At ActionAid UK we are focused on making a real difference by helping people use their own power to fight poverty and injustice. The Data & Analysis Team provides data, analysis and insight to help the organisation better understand its supporters.  This role’s focus is to understand the strategic and operational aims of supporter communications and to create and extract accurate selections of data from the database to deliver those communications.

Working with the fundraising and campaigning teams you will help guide them in the strategic deployment of supporter communications, delivering data selections to fulfil these.  You will manage the supporter communication schedule and planning processes to provide an overview of supporter journeys, and ensure individual supporters’ needs are fully considered in each and every communication.

Experienced in creating database queries to extract data from a large relational database, you will also be skilled in data manipulation.  As part of the role is about advising other teams you will have a strong understanding of how to use segmentation, targeting and testing in communications, and an ability to use your relationship and customer service skills to influence and negotiate with peers. 

Does this sound like you? For more information and how to apply CLICK HERE

Senior Data Analyst needed at ActionAid UK

Senior Data Analyst

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Contract: Permanent

Salary: £39,353 – £40,544

Location: London

Closing Date: 23:59 on 21st January 2018

Could you maintain and develop a suite of supporter data reports, analysis and models to build our understanding of ActionAid’s supporters and fundraising performance?   Could you use this insight to influence, improve and challenge fundraising and supporter engagement strategies to help us deliver on our new strategy ‘Together with Women and Girls’?

The Data & Analysis team provides data, reporting and analysis across the organisation and this role is pivotal in delivering insight and recommendations that influence supporter strategy. Experienced in working with large and complex data sets and relational databases, you are looking for a new opportunity to develop your technical skills and passion for data.

Your knowledge of SQL will help you maintain a suite of reports and develop analysis that provides vital information about ActionAid’s supporters. With excellent attention to detail you will be an analyst all-rounder used to juggling requests for data and changes to reports while delivering complex analysis and modelling. In a role with high expectations you are calm under pressure and manage priorities with clear communication.

Though you will work closely with the team and your stakeholders, as the reporting and analysis expert you should enjoy developing your own solutions and supporting others to develop their technical skills.

In return we offer a sector leading salary, competitive benefits package and an opportunity to use and develop your skills in an organisation dedicated to ending poverty.

For more information and how to apply CLICK HERE