Database Manager

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We are seeking a Database Manager to join our Fundraising Operations team to manage all aspects of the database and associated data systems and processes across the secretariat. Your expertise will guide the fundraising and marketing teams, helping to maximise the potential of data to improve fundraising performance and supporter experiences.

To be successful in this role, you will need to have proven experience in a Database Management role, particularly with cloud-based CRMs like Salesforce. 

Key responsibilities include:

  • Database management: Lead the development and maintenance of the charity’s Salesforce CRM, ensuring it meets the needs of the fundraising and marketing teams.
  • Data strategy: Develop and implement an integrated data strategy, providing insights to improve fundraising efforts and supporter retention.
  • Compliance: Ensure adherence to Data Protection and Fundraising Regulations, maintaining up-to-date knowledge of relevant policies.
  • Reporting and analysis: Work with teams to develop reporting tools and dashboards, supporting data-driven decision-making.
  • Team leadership: Manage and mentor the Database Officer, fostering a collaborative and high-performing team environment.

If you have strong communication skills, proven experience of relationship building with various stakeholders (internally and externally), are highly organised with excellent project management abilities and capable of managing multiple priorities and delivering quality results, then we would love to hear from you.

The DEC is an equal opportunities employer and provides opportunities to learn and grow in an inclusive, supportive, and productive environment. We encourage applications from anyone who can meet the criteria, regardless of gender, race, age, disability, sexuality, or religion.


How to apply

If this role is of interest and meets your skills, experience, and knowledge, then please apply with your anonymised CV & cover letter [i.e. please state your initials only, not your full name] to HR@dec.org.uk by 9am on Monday 22 July 2024.


The DEC is committed to the safeguarding and protection of children and vulnerable adults and participates in the Inter Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. In line with this Scheme, we will request information from successful applicants’ previous employers about any findings of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and/or sexual harassment during employment, or incidents under investigation when the applicant left employment.  

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