Providence Day School seeks a database manager to support the data information needs of the Office of Institutional Advancement. The Database Manager acts as the team leader of Blackbaud’s Raiser’s Edge and works conscientiously to maintain the integrity of the data. This position is integral to all aspects of donor relations and requires someone who is a team player, has strong organization and time management skills, and is capable of adhering to deadlines in a high functioning advancement office.
Essential duties and responsibilities:
• Enters all gifts and pledges, including matching gifts, stock gifts, credit card gifts, sponsorships and honorarium/memorial gifts with a high level of accuracy and in a timely manner.
• Manages the donor acknowledgment process to ensure donors are acknowledged within a timely manner from when their gift was received.
• Serves as a liaison to the Business Office to coordinate the reconciliation of monthly and annual financials and assists with the annual audit as needed.
• Generates queries and reports in support of development activities using the Query, Export and Report Functions, including weekly and monthly reports for the advancement department to track fundraising results.
• Works with advancement staff to fulfill requests for information that will be used to support individual projects and fundraising efforts.
• Manages all aspects of the Raiser’s Edge and Education Edge database integration.
• Participates in the all-school database user group.
• Completes INDEX and NAIS reports annually on behalf of Providence Day School.
• Prepares pledge reminders for annual, endowment and/or capital commitments.
• Maintains the integrity of the donor database through accurate, consistent and routine maintenance and upgrades. Stays abreast of Raiser’s Edge software updates and hardware recommendations.
• Assists Raiser’s Edge users in the most efficient and effective use of the system; trains, coaches and troubleshoots as needed.
• Maintains confidentiality of donor information at all times.