Data Specialist

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As a nonprofit providing domestic violence services and education on intimate partner violence and healthy relationships to the greater Chicagoland Jewish community, data collection and management is an important tool that guides our quality improvement and quality assurance efforts. Reporting to SHALVA’s Quality Improvement Manager, this new 20 hour a week position will provide administrative support and information to the fundraising and finance teams by entering and maintaining data in DonorPerfect, SHALVA’s primary donor database. This is an in-office 4 days per week position that is grant-funded for 18 months, with the potential to convert to a permanent position in the summer of 2025.


Creating, maintaining, and updating donor records
Management of events data
Sending and tracking thank you letters
Monthly and weekly reporting 
Special quality improvement projects
Post campaign analysis 
Weekly pull down of third-party payments and research on donation origination
Generating database mail lists for campaigns and communications and assigning mail codes


Proficiency in Outlook, Word and Excel required
Basic knowledge of campaigns, funds, appeals, as well as importing and exporting data preferred
Familiarity with DonorPerfect and/or similar donor management/CRM systems a plus
Strong attention to detail, accuracy of data, and efficiency
Analytical and problem-solving skills
Contribute insightful and relevant recommendations to fundraising team
Ability to proactively identify and communicate potential problems before they arise and develop recommendations and/or plans to address them
Multitasking and time management skills 


Salary is commensurate with experience ($20-$30 an hour).  Available benefits for 20 plus hours a week staff include life and disability insurance; generous paid time off policy, FSA, and a 401(k) plan with an employer match component after one year. 

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