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Donor Database Specialist

  10/7/2019   San Diego Public Library Foundation
 Job Description        

The Donor Database Specialist, reporting to the Director of Advancement, is the primary administrator of the San Diego Public Library Foundation’s Raiser’s Edge donor database, and is responsible for the overall management, maintenance and integrity of the database and overseeing all gift processing and reporting. They also serve as the department’s main point of contact for all issues and questions regarding the database. The Donor Database Specialist ensures that all gifts are acknowledged in an appropriate and timely manner, a critical step in SDPLF’s stewardship program, and implements the donor renewal process. The Donor Database Specialist supports the Advancement and Marketing/Advocacy Departments in building relationships, providing precise data entry and updates, and running reports. This position provides support for special events and communications to the organization’s many constituents.



• Required: 2-3 years’ experience with Raiser’s Edge, including: gift entry; gift acknowledgments; running reports, queries, and exports; charging recurring gifts; Events Module; Tribute Module; EFT Module; Prospect Module; Online Express; and NetCommunity • Required: 2-3 years’experience/knowledge of Microsoft Excel, including: sorting, de-duping, formatting, analyzing data and conducting mail merges • Experience troubleshooting database questions by navigating the Blackbaud Community, Facebook Raiser’s Edge Group or RE Tech support • Demonstrated experience with proactively documenting and maintaining database policies and procedures • Experience coordinating a membership, giving club, or subscription program • 2-3 years’ experience tracking RSVP’s for events and leading guest registration using event management software such as GreaterGiving


 Additional Information        

• 2-3 years’ experience in the development/advancement department of a non-profit • Must have reliable transportation to pick up and drop off mail at off-site post office, get to off-site events, and other off-site job responsibilities • Quick data entry skills balanced with strong accuracy and an acute attention to detail • Demonstrated knowledge and practical application of internet and Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) • Strict maintenance of confidentiality regarding donor information • Excellent organizational and problem-solving skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects and shifting priorities To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to with the subject line: Donor Database Specialist- Application. Please include in your cover letter how you found this job posting. The salary range for this position is $22 - $25/hour, DOE. Applicants will be expected to complete a database/excel test during the interview process.


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