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Raiser’s Edge Database Manager in Chicago Heights, IL at Elite Staffing Inc.

Date Posted: 3/15/2019

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Job Description

Raiser’s Edge Database Manager

Job Summary

Raiser’s Edge Database Manager upholds the critical role of maintaining the Raiser’s Edge donor database and tracking all revenue/expenses for the development department at Marian Catholic High School. Working closely with the Vice President for Advancement– the Raiser’s Edge Database Manager is responsible for the performance, integrity and security of the organization’s Raiser’s Edge database, this position will also be involved with the planning and development of the database as the donor database grows, as well as troubleshooting issues on behalf of the users.


Database Clean-Up and Management

  • Act as Raiser’s Edge Database Manager for organization.
  • Analyze the current health of the database and recommend improvements to make the database more accurate and efficient.
  • Improve data by removing old and outdated information.
  • Streamline reporting to the Vice President for Advancement.
  • Manage Raiser’s Edge donor database, including maintenance, user accounts, global changes, gift entry, reporting, queries, and data clean-up projects with the goal of providing current, consistent and accurate data.
  • Develop and deliver clear and accurate reporting and tracking vehicles and instructions for reports, dashboards and data extracts.
  • Create and implement up-to-date Standard Operating Procedures for entry and reporting and ensure all entries conform to these procedures.
  • Produce all mailing lists from Raiser’s Edge database for mailings such as invitations, newsletters, and direct mail pieces.
  • Work with Chief Financial Officer to help insure that the existing integration with Financial Edge continues to operate efficiently and effectively.

Event Support

  • Process all event sponsorships and ticket revenue for events.
  • Maintain reservation lists for events.
  • Provide ongoing and day-of assistance for donor events.
  • Revenue Reconciliation

  • Process and track all departments pledges and invoices.
  • Generate acknowledgement letters to donors over $100.
  • Reconcile and close monthly development financials on time.
  • Produce mailing lists, pledge reminders, and donor invoices on a timely basis. Prepare data merges.
  • Develop, run and review timely donor reporting audits to ensure accurate gift entry and acknowledgment.
  • Manage credit card gift processing and document steps, including changes in the organization’s credit card processing.

General Administration Duties

  • Provide general administrative support for the department as needed.
  • Train the Database Assistant that on entering daily gifts and generate acknowledgements.

Required Knowledge/Skills

  • Excellent recordkeeping, writing, communications and interpersonal skills.
  • The ability to prioritize and perform multiple tasks simultaneously with minimal supervision.
  • Extremely organized detail oriented and able to keep accurate records and follow up.
  • Ability to act in an entrepreneurial manner taking initiative, being responsive to new opportunities and create value in the face of obstacles.
  • Must have valid driver’s license and use of a vehicle to travel for business.
  • Required Education/Experience • BA/BS degree in related field.
  • Minimum three to five years of experience in Raiser’s Edge, preferably as an Manager in a non-profit fundraising environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Microsoft Excel, and a demonstrated ability to perform mail-merge functions.
  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully in a team environment.

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to lift, carry, and set up a variety of promotional materials including electronics, materials in boxes, and tabletop screens (weighing up to 50 pounds).
  • Ability to pack, unpack and put away various materials.
  • Prolonged standing, walking and bending in addition to sitting in front of a computer.
  • Ability to access, research, read, review, enter and retrieve information from computer, hard copies and desktop publishing systems.
  • Ability to give regular communications in person, writing, by email and by telephone.
  • Ability to give speeches and presentations to groups.


Chicago Heights, IL 60411

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