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Manager, Database Donor Analytics

Location: New York, NY 


Founded by Evelyn H. Lauder in 1993, the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) is dedicated to being the end of breast cancer by advancing the world’s most promising research. BCRF is the largest private funder of breast cancer research in the world. We invest in a wide range of research—from prevention to metastasis—because each area of investigation informs another, propelling us toward the solutions we urgently need. 

Position Summary

The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) is looking for a database professional to join the Development team as its Manager, Database & Donor Analytics. This person will be a key member of the Database & Donors Services unit of the Development team, providing critical support of BCRF’s fundraising efforts.

BCRF’s approach to data management and donor analytics is rooted in providing the highest quality donor experience for our supporters. The Manager, Database & Donor Analytics plays an important role in advancing BCRF’s capacity for donor analytics with an emphasis on major giving by promoting the timely and accurate handling of donor data.

The Manager will be involved in:

  • Designing Donor Analysis

  • Maintaining the hygiene of Raiser’s Edge, the Foundation’s database

  • Assisting with imports and exports to/from the Raiser’s Edge database

  • Collaborating on donor analytics and data-driven fundraising strategies

Data Management and Analysis:

  • Develop analysis to proactively identify prospects for portfolio management

  • Inform the design of BCRF’s donor analytics; assist in implementing best practices for audience segmentation

  • Analyze the performance of appeals and campaigns to help drive future fundraising direction and appropriate audience segmentation

  • Assist in generating strategic queries and mailing lists to improve donor response

  • Generate donor lists and reports (recurring and ad hoc) for the Development team, executive leadership, the Board, and other stakeholders

  • Update and maintain a comprehensive Database Policies and Procedures Manual

Data Processing and Tracking:

  • Assist in portfolio management and appropriate major gifts tracking in Raiser’s Edge in collaboration with the Senior Director, Philanthropy

  • Participate in offline and online data processing as needed

  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvements to Development reporting, and assist in implementation as needed

Data Hygiene:

  • Maintain BCRF’s high standard of database hygiene

  • In collaboration with the Director, Database Management & Donor Services, handle the ongoing transfer of data between Raiser’s Edge and other databases within the organization

What we are looking for:

  • You have:    

    • 3-5 years of Raiser’s Edge database experience with emphasis on functionality that serves data analysis: queries, lists, export/import, and reporting.

    • An understanding of current and emerging trends in fundraising and philanthropy, particularly with respect to individual and major gifts, planned giving, and annual fund fundraising principles

    • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent.

    • Unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.

    • An ability to work overtime and on weekends during periods of peak activity

    • You may also have:

    • Knowledge of best practices for data management and modeling

    • Demonstrated ability to leverage data and systems to make work more efficient

  • You bring:

    • Excitement working with data and thinking about how to leverage data to support decision-making

    • Proficiency in advancing project work independently while demonstrating a team spirit and willingness to pitch in as needed during periods of high activity.

    • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, with noted strength in Excel

  • Bonus points for:

    •  Experience in Raiser’s Edge NXT and Omatic products

BCRF offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package for the right candidate.

Work Environment:

We are currently working remotely with plans to return to our office in New York, NY when deemed safe to do so.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:

This is a full-time position. 

Limited local travel may be required to participate in the organization’s fundraising events.


Please email your cover letter and resume to:

Candidates who share both why they’re a good fit and their salary expectations are more likely to qualify. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 


Please no phone calls.  All inquiries will be held in confidence.