Job Opening: Development Database Manager, San Francisco Zen Centerb Opportunity: Development Database Manager, San Francisco Zen Center

job opening - 5Employer: San Francisco Zen Center
Location: San Francisco
Start date: March 7, 2016
Education requirements: BA preferred
Employment type: Part time

Position Overview:

San Francisco Zen Center is looking for someone with Salesforce Database Management experience to oversee and manage day-to-day donor database activities for our Development Department. We consider our database one of our most valuable assets; it holds 50 years worth of SFZC donor relationships.

You’ll be an important member of the Development team whose input will be an integral part of the department’s functioning and its success. We are seeking a seasoned SalesForce Database Manager who has the ability to work on multiple projects (individually and as a collaborator), track and meet deadlines, create and provide queries and reports for Development staff to use on our campaigns, and to help the Development team meet their fundraising targets.

Reporting Relationships:

As a member of the Development team, the Database Manager will report directly to and will be annually reviewed by the Assistant Manager for Major Gifts. The Database Manager will also oversee the Coordinator of Gifts Processing.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Oversee donor database(s) and third party apps
Collaborate on strategy for business processes and best usage of database
Manage gifts processing and acknowledgments
Provide reports and queries as required to support Major Gifts and fundraising campaigns
Train and manage other Salesforce users
As necessary, problem solve and update the database and third party apps
Assist in regular financial reconciliation of donor records
Provide mailing lists to other departments as needed
Keep up to date on Sales Force database enhancements by participating in SalesForce forums

A self starter with a positive attitude
Previous experience managing a SalesForce fundraising database including providing queries and reports for fundraising campaigns
An understanding of nonprofit fundraising database best practices and execution
Salesforce Database Administer strongly preferred

Bachelor’s degree or two or more years of relevant work experience
Demonstrate personal and professional integrity at all times, consistent with the organization’s vision, mission and values
Possess strong written and verbal communication skills in English
Highly competent and detail-oriented in executing tasks
Good judgment
Ability to juggle multiple priorities simultaneously and take initiative
Demonstrate resourcefulness and flexibility, with the ability to anticipate and act on events and opportunities quickly
Ability to interact and influence at the most senior levels of an organization and to work collaboratively across functions, levels and departments toward shared objectives
Legally eligible to work in the United States; no sponsorship provide

To be successful as a member of the SFZC staff, you will also:

Have a passion for our mission and a strong desire to impact a spiritual non-profit organization
Be an innovative and creative thinker; you’re not afraid to try something new and inspire others to do so
Have a very high level of personal and professional integrity and trustworthiness
Have a strong work ethic and require minimal direction
Work well independently as well as part of a team

Hours: 32 hours/week

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