Database Assistant: External Relations

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The Database Assistant's primary role is to assist in the maintenance of an accurate and up-to-date database system for the Government and External Relations division and support the fundraising team in other data systems.

Reports to: Database & Technology Resources Manager

Location: 305 7 th Ave, 9 th Floor, New York, NY 10001

Hours: 35 Hours/Week; Non-Exempt

Major Duties:

? Process and enter all gifts into The Raiser's Edge (RE).

? Responsible for all RE event registration entry.

? Generate and manage gift acknowledgements.

? Generate RE reports.

? Assist with data-cleaning tasks and various RE data entry.

? Provide training and technical assistance for RE users.

? Help create procedures, tip sheets, and training documents for GER staff on RE responsibilities.

? Assist with other technical tasks (e.g., intranet).

? Perform special project work as needed.

? Assist as needed with other Department functions, including but not limited to: prospect research, regular. correspondence and assembly of funding applications for government and foundation submission.

? Attend regular meetings as required.

  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • Experience with fundraising database(s) required, preferably Raiser's Edge or Salesforce preferred.
  • Strong skills with Microsoft especially Word, Excel and Outlook required.
  • Must be energetic, self-motivated, detail oriented with strong interpersonal and writing skills and ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must have a commitment to work from a strengths-based and/or youth development perspective.

Good Shepherd Services is a leading multi-service agency with more than 85 programs that serve over 30,000 youth and families each year - and builds on their strengths to help them gain skills for success. At Good Shepherd we respect the dignity and worth of every person and reject intolerance, inequity and injustice in whatever form it may take. Voted one of the top 100 places to work in NYC by Crain's New York, Good Shepherd Services offers a fantastic work environment, a collaborative team dedicated to fulfilling our mission, and an amazing array of benefits. Join our team and help make a difference!

General Requirements: All staff are expected to be committed to the mission, vision, and values of Good Shepherd Services, which includes involvement in quality improvement activities and a willingness and ability to work within a culturally diverse environment.

Good Shepherd Services is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, participants, volunteers, subcontractors, and vendors. We do not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services.