Database Assistant

Alzheimer's Research UK
Cambridge, UK
16 Aug 2019
31 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Alzheimer's Research UK is the UK's leading dementia research charity dedicated to diagnosis, prevention, treatment and cure. Backed by our passionate scientists and supporters, we're challenging the way people think about dementia, bringing together the people and organisations who can speed up progress, and investing in research to make life-changing breakthroughs possible.

We are looking for a Database Executive to join the newly expanded Data Management team. If you have some experience around CRM systems, a good knowledge of Excel, excellent communications skills and are keen to learn and develop a career in not-for-profit data management, this role could be for you. The database contains all supporter and gift details for the charity and plays a truly vital part in helping us reach our ambitious fundraising targets through the maintenance and improvement of the charity's main database, Raisers Edge.

Main duties and responsibilities of the role:
  • Ensure the data from third party agencies and internal systems is accurately imported into the database according to the agreed schedules
  • Ensure the data imports are reconciled with agency reports to ensure accurate data in the database
  • Regularly review data quality queries and carry out corrections, such as merges and recodes, where necessary
  • Establish relationships with stakeholders across the organisation and help them resolve data issues and requests.
  • Support the Database Officer in ensuring third party agencies adhere to the file layout specifications
  • Periodically review procedural documents, updating and amending as necessary
  • Support the Database Officer in running a regular programme of work designed to enhance and validate the integrity and accuracy of data held within the database
  • Assist the Database Manager and Database Officer in improving business processes for the successful and efficient management of supporter data
  • Help oversee the Data Team ticketing system to ensure support requests are assigned to the correct person in the team

What we're looking for
  • Knowledge of relational database and large datasets
  • Knowledge of data protection legislation and its implementation
  • A-Levels (or equivalent) or equivalent experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Intermediate Excel Skills (Index Match/VLOOKUP)
  • Experience of working with or around a CRM system
  • Good self-awareness with a willingness to learn new skills

Location: Granta Park, near Cambridge.

Salary: Circa £22,000 per annum, plus benefits

Please note that the official job title for the successful candidate will be Database Executive. When accessing our online recruitment system, the role will be listed as Database Executive.

The closing date for applications is 5th September 2019, with interviews likely to be held on the 13th September 2019, however you may be contacted before the closing date to attend an interview. Therefore, we would encourage you to submit your application as the earliest opportunity as the closing may be brought forward at any time. Interviews will be arranged based on the availability of the candidate. Please indicate in your cover letter if you are unable to attend on a certain date.

In order to be considered, please create an online account using our Online Recruitment System which can be accessed through our Job Vacancies Page. You will be able to attach a CV and covering letter to your application, track your application and view other vacancies that may be of interest.

To view further details about this role, the vacancy pack and the benefits of working for us please visit the Alzheimer's Research UK website.

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