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Data Analyst & Coordinator, Annual Giving

Employer
Wheaton College of Massachusetts
Location
Norton, Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 15, 2024

Job Details

Wheaton is a leading private, coeducational, liberal arts college of 1800 students located in Norton, MA and within easy commuting distance of Boston and Providence.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Posting Number:

0601093

Position Title:

Data Analyst & Coordinator, Annual Giving

FLSA:

Non-Exempt

Job Type:

Full-Time

Staff Term:

12 Months

Staff Work Schedule (hours/dates):

8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday-Friday

Academic Year Schedule (dates):

Faculty Term:

Position Type:

Staff

Department:

Annual Giving

Job Summary/Basic Function:

Position Overview
Under the general direction of the Director of Annual Giving, the Data Analyst & Coordinator is responsible for the coordination, execution, and analysis of all data requirements associated with the annual giving and mid-level donor programs to increase participation and long-term financial growth from individual donors. The incumbent will use data modeling to generate advanced segmentation that will support direct marketing initiatives, fundraising volunteers, and the identification of leads to grow the mid-level donor pipeline. This position will work with individual users to design, code, and test reports and determine specific reporting requirements, working collegially with colleagues in Advancement Operations and Prospect Management and Research when necessary. They will be responsible for generating reports and dashboards and performing data analysis to evaluate annual giving activity for the Director.

Key Roles & Responsibilities
  • Assist the Director of Annual Giving in providing data points to establish data-driven fundraising goals, objectives, strategies, schedules, and analysis of results for each element of the annual giving program. Works with large data sets and generates analytical reports that inform the office on campaign performance, donor performance, giving behaviors, and more. Generates regular dashboard reports that monitor progress toward donor and dollar goals.
  • Manipulates donor data to prepare sophisticated segmentation of direct marketing and volunteer lists,ensuring high personalization while maintaining data integrity. Analyzes data regarding annual giving programs and past giving trends to provide analyses of program results and plan for advanced segmentation; coordinates with the Director and Senior Associate Director on executing the segmentation recommendations.
  • Work with the Annual Giving Team and Advancement Operations to maintain and update donor and gift records to ensure that accurate reporting can occur.
  • Interfaces with Annual Giving vendors on a day-to-day basis; evaluates vendor partnerships on an annual basis under the guidance of the Director. Manages data flow for the online giving platform, matching gift software, and other key technology platforms. Additionally, explore emerging technologies to best meet College Advancement fundraising goals and, if appropriate, lead implementation of said technology.
  • Attend department, division, and campus-wide meetings. Attend and appropriately staff division-wide events and programs for students, alumni, parents, and friends. Some night and weekend work is required, especially during Advancement events, Family & Friends Weekend, Fall Fest, and Commencement/Reunion.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • 3-5 years of higher education or non-profit experience, including experience working in a constituent database ( CRM ), preferably Raiser’s Edge NXT .
  • Strong database marketing or online fundraising experience, including segmentation management, a well-developed sense of audience needs, and the ability to synthesize disparate concepts into unifying themes.
  • Thorough understanding of structuring data for reporting and analyzing for meaning, including the ability to measure success and outcomes and make data-driven recommendations.
  • Working knowledge of how to read graphs & charts and use analysis tools (Excel, Google Analytics, Web Focus Mission BI) and relationship management software (Raiser’s Edge).
  • Demonstrated problem-solver with experience working collaboratively with partners.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to move a group to actionable decisions through inclusive methods.
  • Highly developed analytical and communication skills, including the ability to successfully communicate technical concepts to non-technical audiences.
  • Familiarity with online technologies and ability to learn new skills relevant to fundraising, including email platforms (MyEmma), online giving platforms (GiveCampus), and matching gift platforms (Double the Donation).
Preferred Qualifications:

Relational databases or CRMs.

Compensation and Benefits

To attract and retain the most talented individuals, Wheaton College maintains a flexible and competitive staff compensation and benefits program.

When determining and establishing hiring rates or recruitment ranges for a position, the College considers a number of factors including the budget for the position, the range of the grade, the external market for the position or similar positions, level and scope of responsibilities, required education, skills and relevant experience as well as internal equity. All salary offers must have the prior approval of the Office of Human Resources.

The hourly rate for this position is $27.00 – $28.00 / hour.

Physical Demands

Sitting, repetitive hand motion (such as typing), hearing, listening, talking, and standing. Office environment/no specific or unusual physical or environmental demands.

ADA Statement:

Individuals must possess these knowledges, skills and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities.

Eeo Statement

Wheaton College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, or disability. In a continuing effort to maintain and enrich an intellectually diverse learning environment, the Department and the College actively encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented groups.

Wheaton’s core belief is that valuing diversity is pivotal to personal development, intellectual expansion, and societal equity. Our community is united by a shared dedication to equity and access that is essential to providing a transformative education in the Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Posting Date:

04/15/2024

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled

Yes

Contact(s):

Office of Human Resources

Contact Phone/Extension:

508-286-8206

Contact Email:

careers@wheatoncollege.edu

Contact Fax

Special Instructions to Candidates:

The federal government and the state of Massachusetts have made the decision to end the COVID -19 public health emergency. Effective June 1, 2023, the college will no longer require COVID -19 vaccinations and boosters for members of our community. Rather, we strongly recommend that everyone stay up to date on their vaccinations, including boosters, as recommended by their health care provider.

While we will no longer require COVID -19 vaccinations, we strongly encourage members of our campus community to adhere to public health recommendations for vaccination to protect against COVID -19, as well as influenza and other diseases.

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Company

Wheaton College of Massachusetts.

Founded in 1834 in Norton, Massachusetts, Wheaton College is among New England's premier private liberal arts and sciences colleges.

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