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The World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth has an opening on its dynamic team for a full-time Director of Database Administration to work with the CFO to oversee the day-to-day and strategic management of the Council’s Raiser’s Edge membership, donor and event database and ensure their quality, consistency and accuracy. This position is responsible for data integrity and analysis, database and payment portal management, and training staff.

We are looking for the following experience and/or aptitude:

- Maintaining the overall integrity and quality of a donor/event database (Blackbaud Raisers Edge NXT) including routine data improvement, data auditing, systems check and database functions.
- Developing database policies, procedures and documentation for gift processing, events, campaign/fund tracking, and other processes as needed.
- Staff training, support and feedback on data entry and reporting for all database user. Collaborates with the team to create reports to track fundraising goals and assist with wealth screening analysis.
- Developing and maintaining queries and exports for direct appeals, email campaigns, events and ad hoc projects.
Identifying opportunities for system integration to improve data integrity, eliminate data entry redundancy, and improve cross-functional collaboration.
- Creating advanced reports to assist management with maximizing revenue.

Required education and experience:

- Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Information Systems.
- 3-5 years’ experience in database management, data analytics or customer relationship management systems.
- Blackbaud products (Raiser’s Edge NXT, NetCommunity, Omatic, and Financial Edge NXT).
- Microsoft Office applications and Crystal reporting.

Preferred qualities and skills:

- Strong oral and written communication skills, critical thinker, organized, problem solver, fosters teamwork, high energy, excellent time management skills, and highly ethical.

Please email your resume and a cover letter to the attention of Martha Powell, Director of Administration at

The 4,000-member nonprofit, nonpartisan World Affairs Council brings to our community international awareness and cross-cultural understanding and presents distinguished international figures year-round for in-depth interpretation of global events. The Council is located in downtown Dallas and offers an excellent benefit package that includes health insurance, a 401(K) plan and paid parking. This salaried position is not a telecommuting position.

January 30, 2019






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