Development Data Coordinator

  • 80 Joseph E. Lowery Blvd NW, Atlanta, GA 30314, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Families First is a Georgia non-profit family service agency. We assist over 37,000 children, women and families each year, and we have been serving metro Atlanta for 130 years. Our mission is to ensure the success of children in jeopardy by empowering families.

 Everything our agency does is about strengthening families—all kinds of families with all kinds of needs. We foster strong communities by delivering empowering and sustainable solutions to children and families—solutions that improve child well-being and family self-sufficiency. Families First accomplishes this by focusing on three impact areas: 

  • Child & Youth Permanency – to ensure long-term stability and support, we provide adoption, foster care and residential group homes for children whose lives have been disrupted.
  • Family Sustainability & Empowerment – we work collaboratively with other organizations to provide self-sufficiency through housing and supportive services for chronically homeless families.Healthy
  • Families & Relationships – we offer training and affordable counseling solutions to equip parents and families with critical skills to build healthy and strong relationships.

Where permitted by applicable law, successful applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or willing to receive full dosage of the COVID-19 vaccine, prior to date of hire.  COVID-19 vaccination is a condition of employment, subject to an approved accommodation, and proof of vaccination will be required on or prior to start date.

Job Description

Families First seeks an organized, detail- and deadline-oriented individual to manage Raisers Edge, the donor management system used by the Development Department. This position is responsible for data structure, supervision, data retrieval, report customization and analysis, policies & procedures, security, and data entry quality control.

The Development Department raises funds to support Families First initiatives and has recently launched a new strategic plan and  fundraising efforts. Other department functions include donor relations and events; stewardship; individual, foundation and corporate fundraising; publications; online and direct mail outreach; marketing; internal and external communications; volunteerism; and assistance to the CEO’s office and other departments. The Development Data Coordinator has a systems role in all these areas.

All Development & Marketing team members work collaboratively to ensure the success of Families First. The Development Data Coordinator plays a key role in supporting Executive and Development staff responsible for the annual fund; the annual gala; major gifts; events; institutional giving; publications and stewardship. In addition, the Development Data Coordinator is responsible for the processing of contributions, acknowledgements, payments, and purchase orders, and is the point of contact for the reconciliation of all contributions and expenses with Finance. The Development Data Coordinator will also provide tactical solutions and strategic recommendations for implementation of tasks related to the database.

Position does allow for partial telecommuting.

• Maintain the overall quality and integrity of the Fund Development database (Raisers Edge), including working with Raisers Edge support staff to troubleshoot problems with the database and staying current with updates to the system

• Manages processing of all gifts via mail, credit card, online, and stock transfer.

• Maintain highly accurate and current donor data that effectively tracks key information, cultivation activities and histories, and solicitation and reporting calendars

• Work with the Chief Development Officer  and other Development staff to establish and maintain best practices and procedures

• Prepare weekly, monthly, and quarterly revenue reports, weekly report recaps, and reports for the Development Committee and Board of Directors

• Reconcile gifts with the Finance Department

• Support the Finance Department with the annual audit

• Respond to requests from other Development and executive staff for updates to the database and fundraising reports

• Create and generate various financial and dashboard reports for the Development Department, as well as other staff

 • Assist in Research for prospective donors (individuals, corporations, and foundations)

• Generate various mailing lists for the Development Department and other staff

• Generate timely acknowledgment letters to donors (within 48 hours of receipt of gift)

 • Establish and codify database best practices

• Provide administrative support to the Chief Development Officer including RE updates and assist in establishing best practices and procedures for business processes between departments.

• Work effectively as a member of multiple project teams

• Follow a strict code of confidentiality & other duties as assigned

 

 

Qualifications

• Preferred 3-5 years of experience in the fundraising department at a nonprofit managing Raiser’s Edge and experience with RE: NXT

• Two or more years of experience with MailChimp

• Outstanding writing and editing experience.

• A demonstrated commitment working with families living in poverty and a commitment to racial equity

• Team-oriented

• Organized and detail-and-deadline oriented

• Experienced in establishing and institutionalizing donor database best practices

• Knowledge of and ability to create fundraising reports

• A self-starter with the ability to take initiative, work independently, and be accountable

• Ability to learn new skills, techniques, and ways to accomplish projects and goals

• Mastery of Microsoft Excel Preferred Skills and Qualifications

• BA/BS

Additional Information

EEO Statement:

It is the policy of Families First not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or because he or she is a protected veteran. It is also the policy of Families First to take affirmative action to employ and to advance in employment, all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status, and to base all employment decisions only on valid job requirements. This policy shall apply to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, upgrading, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, recall, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation and selection for training, including apprenticeship, at all levels of employment..

Families First is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to Affirmative Action and Workforce Diversity. 

Families First participates in E-Verify.

The salary range for this position is commensurate with experience. Compensation includes a benefits package with medical, dental, vision. Vacation and sick leave, a generous holiday schedule and a 401 (K) retirement plan with organization match after 1 year of employment.

 Interested candidates can apply at www.familiesfirst.org

Where permitted by applicable law, successful applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or willing to receive full dosage of the COVID-19 vaccine, prior to date of hire.  COVID-19 vaccination is a condition of employment, subject to an approved accommodation, and proof of vaccination will be required on or prior to start date.

Where permitted by applicable law, successful applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or willing to receive full dosage of the COVID-19 vaccine, prior to date of hire.  COVID-19 vaccination is a condition of employment, subject to an approved accommodation, and proof of vaccination will be required on or prior to start date.