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Development Database Manager

Required: ASAP

Salary: up to c. £43,000 per annum, depending on qualifications, skills and experience plus 12% pension contribution and 40 days holiday.

This is an exciting time for Haberdashers’ Boys’ School and Haberdashers’ Girls’ School.

While they remain largely autonomous institutions with their own cultures and traditions, they are undertaking ambitious joint fundraising and alumni relations activities for the first time in their histories. This effort is led by a small but dynamic development and alumni relations team working across both schools.

The Development Database Manager plays a key role within the team, with overall responsibility for the administration and oversight of the Raiser's Edge donor/alumni database, gift processing and alumni networking platforms across both schools. Responsibilities include maintaining the integrity of the data and ensuring it is up to date, optimising the database for fundraising appeals, generating reports and queries, providing professional support and training to users, processing all gifts and claiming Gift Aid. The database manager is also responsible for ensuring the department complies with all relevant data protection regulations

You are a motivated and highly organised self-starter, with a knack for methodical problem-solving, enthusiasm for the potential of data to drive effective fundraising and alumni relations, and a meticulous attention to detail. Beyond optimising and managing the database, you will also take the lead in implementing new financial and operational procedures which will make our fundraising and alumni relations work more efficient and effective, and which will be easy for less tech-minded team members to adopt and sustain.

You are comfortable extracting, interrogating and reporting on data to help inform strategy, always looking for ways to use and improve your skills and experience to make an impact. You will have a sophisticated understanding of how to export, import and (where warranted) merge multiple datasets. Finally, you never forget that behind the data are real people, and that ensuring the integrity, accuracy and protection of their data is vitally important, both for them and for the schools.

How to apply: Applications should be submitted using the school’s application form to our HR department at, detailing how you meet the requirements of the role and person specification, or by CV with an accompanying letter detailing current salary and reasons for application. All shortlisted applicants will be required to complete a school application form prior to interview.

Closing date: 8am on Monday 30 May 2022. Please note, applications will be reviewed as they arrive, and we reserve the right to close this vacancy sooner, please apply as soon as possible.

Interviews: week commencing 6 June

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