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22 Dec 2018

Database Administrator

Water Street Mission

This employer is not affiliated with LBC.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Partner Services Data Administrator plays a critical role in helping the Advancement team proactively build partnerships with the community by ensuring our data is accurate and best practices maintained. This position coordinates the importing and exporting data associated with all our partnership building activities: appeals, events, email, etc. They work in partnership with finance to make sure the Donor Database (Raisers Edge) is a one stop destination for up to the moment information about contributions. And they provide the Advancement Leadership Team with reports and insight into trends that inform strategic decisions.

FLSA: Full-Time, Non-Exempt

All Water Street Mission staff must be:

1. Willing to sign the WSM Statement of Faith

2. A current and active member and/or regular attendee of a local church.

3. Able to fully support the WSM core values and ministry philosophy.

Supervisor: Advancement Operations Manager

Essential Functions:

1. Maintain database integrity and quality including improvement/audit and practice enforcement

2. Maintain primary contact with external data consultant, Blackbaud and direct mail agency data manager

3. Reconcile donations with finance on weekly basis

4. Partner with Advancement Operations Manager to track and report on fund raising progress and donor trends as requested by members of Advancement Team

5. Manage donor records for all donor segments including data cleanup and updates, import/global add and caseload changes

6. Develop and maintain queries and exports for all appeals, campaigns, publications, events and other projects

7. Develop, execute and improve processes associated with importing and exporting information with databases used in other partnership building activities such as volunteers, events, email, and digital strategies.

8. Work to proactively identify, mine and analyze prospects informing fundraising and outreach

9. Identify opportunities for system and process integration for improved data quality and reduced data entry

10. Provide Advancement staff training, support and feedback on data entry

11. Ensure policy and procedure documentation is current and implemented

12. Have a mindset of continuous process improvement.

13. Meet or exceed agreed upon objectives with respect to accuracy and speed of data processing

14. Partner with Partner Services Assistant to update data, as needed

15. Develop and maintain working knowledge of donor management software (Raisers Edge) and project management software (Basecamp).

16. Backup Donor Services Assistant, as needed

17. Backup budget related activities performed by Advancement Operations Manager

18. Support internal fundraising events, as needed

19. Other tasks as assigned


• Proven ability to juggle competing priorities in a fast-paced environment Water Street Mission Job Description Partner Services – Database Administrator Page 2 10/24/2018

• Demonstrated ability to provide outstanding customer service

• Curious, lifelong learner

• Experienced with Database and Project Management Software

• Strong analytical, organizational and problem-solving skills

• Exceptionally detail and process oriented in pursuit of established goals

• Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills

• Desire to work collaboratively

• Proficient with Word, PowerPoint and Excel

• Ability to work independently and manage time effectively

• Demonstrated ability to make good decisions independently.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE; The ideal Donor Services Team Member will possess:

• Motivation to see the lives of hurting men, women, and children restored

• Bachelor degree in Math, Information Systems, or related field

• Data entry and/or database management experience preferred

• Prior use and knowledge of Raisers’ Edge is a distinct advantage

• Person of integrity who can present strong character and employment references

How to Apply

Please send your resume and cover letter to


Job Details

Job Categories: Other. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Database, information, IT, math, nonprofit, and technology. Salaries: Hourly.

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