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Database Officer

Harris Hill
£27k - 32k per year + includes LLW
Closing date
5 Oct 2021

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Are you a Database Officer looking for a new challenge?     

Are you wanting to move forward and become a better version of yourself?     

Then the encouraging environment of an independent secondary school that continually strives for excellence could suit you.      

This is a great opportunity to join a small and dedicated Development and Alumni Relations Team, and you will be responsible for managing & maintaining the fundraising and alumni database. The team raises money for the School's bursary programme and looks after it's over 4,000 alumni across the world. You will be responsible for all gift processing and be involved in analysing data and reporting on trends, developing and producing associated reports and undertaking research and briefings as required. You will also get involved with Research and Prospect Management, Budgeting & Office Management.

Job title: Database Officer

Salary: £27,000 - £32,000 per year + includes LLW

Location: London

Duties & Responsibilities:     

  • Database Management.
  • To maintain comprehensive and accurate database records on the school's community.
  • Periodic cleansing and upgrading of current data.     
  • Support the SMT in their work to identify potential supporters, through data analysis.
  • Consolidate & analyse development data and identify trends and opportunities to improve fundraising efforts.
  • Provide analysis/data collection for monthly reporting to the SMT & Board, for the year-end reporting.
  • Preparing mailings, materials, reports and presentations as required.  

Other duties including:     

  • Gift Management - managing the processing systems, reconciling Raiser's Edge with the charity's  bank account (working together with the finance team).    
  • Research and Prospect Management - including researching potential donors, creating reports and supplying appropriate briefing to the SMT.
  • Budgeting and Office Management - to oversee the Department's budget and ensure accurate expenditure tracking.

You will also require:    

  • working knowledge of MS Office (including database packages).     
  • a good telephone manner.     
  • administrative experience.     
  • excellent communication skills.    
  • previous experience in a customer focussed role.        

As the successful candidate you must be highly organised and able to work on your own initiative.     

We look forward to meeting you. Best of Luck!

Harris Hill Charity Recruitment Specialists operates an equal opportunity policy and commits to treating all of our candidates and jobseekers fairly. We welcome and encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. 


Harris Hill has been providing the Charity and Not-for-Profit sector with high quality recruitment solutions for over 27 years. In the past year we have worked on more than 3,000 charity vacancies (approximately 2,000 permanent and 1,000 temporary) and are continuing to grow, developing new teams to respond to the strong demand for specialist charity professionals.

Our teams focus on specific functions within charities including Fundraising, Marketing/PR/Digital, Data Management & Business Support, Finance, Human Resources, Temporary and Executive-level roles.

We are committed to delivering a level of excellence to both candidates and clients alike and have an unrivalled reputation for finding talented people their ideal charity jobs within the UK's leading national and international charities and non-profit organisations.

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