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Database Manager (PT)

Redmond, WashingtonPart-time
About the Job
Location: | Hybrid - Combination of In-Office and Remote
Terms: | Permanent, 20-25 hours a week, Part-time
Requirements: | May require time spent at LWSF events that are outside standard business hours
Reports to | Executive Director
Compensation: | $20 - $22/hour DOE

About Lake Washington Schools Foundation:
Lake Washington Schools Foundation (LWSF) gathers and deploys community resources to enhance academic access and nurture the well-being of students in the Lake Washington School District (LWSD).

About the role:
Reporting to the Executive Director, this role supports the strategic fundraising and public outreach efforts that align with LWSF’s mission and each of its programs.

  • Enters donation, cultivation, and other data into LWSF’s donor database.
  • Prepares donation acknowledgments and receipts and ensures appropriate recording of donor funds.
  • Maintains accurate database files and records.
  • Creates segmented mailing lists for use in targeted mailings, and prepares merged documents for mailed communications. 
  • Develops, documents, and implements new data and donor processes as needed to improve fundraising effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Confirms, verifies, and/or follows up on deposits, gift requests, matching gift contributors, and credit card charges; provide information to donors and prospective donors as required. 
  • Cultivates relationships with colleagues, donors, and partner organizations.
  • Responds to donor and partner organization inquiries with accurate and timely information.
  • Prepares clear and accurate reports on donors, donations, and campaign performance on a recurring schedule and upon request.
  • Collects data and prepares reports as part of the grants process.
  • Supports day-of operations at LWSF events.
  • Performs other administrative tasks to support Development Officer and Executive Director as needed.

Meetings and Professional Development:
  • Attends weekly staff meetings and other meetings as necessary.
  • Encouraged to partake in professional development activities by subscribing to and/or reading fundraising periodicals, journals and e-newsletters and attending professional development conferences. As appropriate, LWSF will cover expenses.

Skills and experience requirements:
  • Two or more years of experience in database management preferred
  • Experience working with Salsa CRM preferred
  • Proficient in Office 365 products
  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal skills
  • Capable of working proficiently both independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent organizational and prioritization skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Philanthropic mentality 
* Please include a cover letter indicating why you are interested in working for LWSF in this role.