Development Database Manager

About God’s Love We Deliver

For people living with severe illness in the New York City metropolitan area, God’s Love We Deliver provides nutrition therapy, and cooks and home delivers medically tailored meals. We are a non-sectarian organization. All of our services are provided free to clients and full of love.

About the Role

The Development Database Manager will join a fast-paced fundraising department of 16 Development and Events professionals. The individual in this role will manage the Raiser’s Edge database, donor records, and reporting processes, and oversee direct marketing efforts. This position will also contribute to the management of online donations, written communications content, and some publications. Strong writing and editing skills, as well as database management skills and impeccable attention to detail, will be essential in this role.

Position Objectives and Expectations

  • Manages the Raiser’s Edge database to produce mailing lists, email lists, queries and reports
  • Manages donor records and reporting processes with maximum detail and accuracy, maintaining impeccable records, and ensuring the integrity of data
  • Oversees direct marketing efforts—including donor acquisition, retention, appeals, email campaigns, and mailings—to support agency fundraising goals and budgets. Also assists in the production of event invitations and website content, mail merges, and in-house mailing projects
  • Produces and maintains production schedules on deadline
  • Oversees activities of external direct mail partners, including list brokers, printers, and vendors to ensure deadlines are met and internal creative guidelines followed
  • Writes, edits and proofreads to ensure accuracy and compliance with internal style guidelines
  • Manages budgets for all direct marketing expenses and revenue
  • In collaboration with Communications staff, assists with production and distribution of electronic publications
  • Prepares giving and performance reports and analysis on a regular basis and as requested
  • Collaborates with Special Events staff on event-related mailings
  • Works closely with the Development team to solicit gifts and build strong community support for programs at God’s Love
  • Represents God’s Love to internal and external partners to grow and maintain key relationships
  • Reviews and evaluates market research to use in forecasting future direct marketing needs
  • Identifies target market segments by demographic and/or psychographic characteristics
  • Participates in agency events and cultivation activities as needed
  • Other duties as assigned


About You:

You are a highly self-motivated and enthusiastic development professional with a strong desire to support clients living with a serious illness. You are looking for a collaborative, team-oriented environment.

In addition, you meet the following requirements:   

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of development experience
  • Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge strongly preferred
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Able to communicate and collaborate effectively
  • Strong organization skills, time management skills and attention to detail
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and execute multiple projects
  • Ability to organize, manage and complete multiple tasks in a high-volume, time-sensitive environment
  • A team player committed to the mission of God’s Love We Deliver
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Interested in Applying for this Role?