Database and Insights Manager

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
£32,236 - £38,460 (Grade 5)
12 Jun 2019
End of advertisement period
24 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Application closing date 24/06/2019
Salary £32,236 - £38,460 (Grade 5)
Package Excellent benefits package

Job description

This is an exciting time to join the Alumni and Development team at Edinburgh Napier University as we prepare to launch the University's new strategy  

Edinburgh Napier University is a leading, modern university. We create and support personalised learning and research opportunities for students, staff and partners that nurture talent, create knowledge and shape communities around the world.

For tomorrow, we have bold ambitions - growing our academic reputation, delivering an exceptional student experience, building innovation and enterprise, and ensuring our work is felt around the world. We aim to attract staff, students, researchers and partners with the skills, knowledge, expertise and potential to deliver high quality education, advice and research. In short, we aim to make a positive impact on society and the economy.

Accurate, well maintained data systems lie at the heart of the Alumni and Development team and in this role, you will make your mark as a strategic thinker and solution provider. With your background in data management you will manage the department's operations and data insight.

The role

As Database and Insights Manager, you will manage the CRM database Raisers Edge which is the data engine supporting all alumni and fundraising development, currently with 86,000 records. As a member of the management team you will play a key role to shape and deliver the department's  strategic planenabling meaningful engagement with contacts and the effective management of all related data.

Furthermore, you are a strong collaborator and will work with colleagues across the university to assist with managing the evolution of a number of databases so that we may improve the coordination of engagement with our contacts in order to strengthen alumni and supporter relationships.

You will be supported by a finance administrator and an operations and insights officer who report to you.

Who we are looking for

Applicants must have:

  • A degree or equivalent professional experience demonstrating success in delivering a similar role to this post.
  • Strategic thinker, able to think flexibly, innovatively and analytically.
  • Proven experience of having developed and implemented demand-led office systems essential to the delivery of an effective fundraising or marketing programme.
  • Extensive experience  using and developing relational databases
  • Experience of project management with ability to organise, consult with colleagues, meet deadlines and prioritise work, on time and on budget
  • Experience in managing staff, budgets and ability to write and implement strategic plans

If this opportunity sounds of interest, please click here to read the full role profile/description.  

Benefits we offer

In return, we offer a great working environment where we support ambition, recognise achievement and offer an attractive benefits package. This includes a minimum of 35 days annual leave (includes bank holidays), a generous pension scheme, professional development opportunities, discounted access to onsite sports facilities and a wide range of other staff discounts.

Further information regarding our excellent benefits can be viewed here.

Salary: GBP 32,236 - GBP 38,460 (Grade 5)

Additional information

  • Closing date: Monday 24 June 2019 (Midnight BST)
  • Interviews: Friday 12 July 2019

This role does not meet the minimum requirements set by UKVI to enable sponsorship of migrant workers. Therefore, we cannot progress applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK. For further information on this, please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website: https://www.gov.uk/browse/visas-immigration/work-visas  

The University is committed to inclusion, demonstrated through our work in respect of our diversity awards and accreditations (Advance HE's Athena SWAN Charter) and hold Disability Confident, Carer Positive and Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champion status. More details can be found here.

Similar jobs

Similar jobs