Job Title: Major Donor Data Specialist– Wikimedia Foundation Uganda Jobs 2022
Organization: Wikimedia Foundation
Duty Station: Kampala, Uganda
Wikimedia Foundation Profile
Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. is an American foundation headquartered in San Francisco, California. It owns and operates the Wikimedia projects. It was established in 2003 by Jimmy Wales as a way to fund Wikipedia and its sibling projects through non-profit means.
The Wikimedia Foundation is looking for a Major Donor Data Specialist to join our team. This is a new position and it reports to the Senior Director of Development. As the Major Donor Data Specialist, you will play a key role on the Major Gifts, Foundations and Endowment teams. These teams raise funds in support of the annual operating budget of the Foundation and the long-term financial sustainability of Wikipedia and our sister projects.
Major donors are a special audience and their donations are a critical part of the Foundation’s revenue plan. The two teams primarily tasked with serving this donor audience engage and inspire our current major donors with the goal of securing continued and increased support for our work. The Major Donor Data Specialist will play a critical part in the maturation of the Wikimedia Foundation’s major gifts program. With your assistance, the teams will be better equipped to identify, qualify, and cultivate potential major donors, both from within our current donor base and via new prospects. As a result of your efforts, we will be better able to reach the right groups of donors with our cultivation, campaign, and stewardship communications. This is an internal-facing role.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Implementing our evolving donor screening and prospecting system; regularly identifying, researching, qualifying, and categorizing donors already in our database
Implementation and maintenance of our evolving moves management system, including maintaining individualized reports for gift officers, team reports on the health of donor portfolios, and providing QA of prospect data points including donor stages, leadership activities, and assignments
Fulfilling a variety of research requests from Major Gifts and Endowment colleagues using a combination of subscription and free services. Occasionally these requests may be time-sensitive.
Management and maintenance of donor records to ensure the Major Gifts and Endowment segments of our database are up-to-date and accurate, ensuring each donor’s record accurately reflects their biographical information, relationships, and giving preferences
Acquiring broad knowledge of the Wikimedia Foundation’s fundraising program, our payment methods, and our donation flows across different fundraising campaigns and applying that knowledge in the service of our donor data structures
Participating in our collective responsibility to ensure our donor data is secure and well-structured for easy use
The applicant must hold a Bachelor’s degree + 2-3 yrs of relevant work experience in non-profit organizations or customer-focused roles, or 4-5 years of relevant work experience in non-profit organizations or customer-focused roles
2-3 years experience using a donor database or records management system
Strong self-organization and time management skills; planning and prioritizing work to accomplish all tasks in the time allotted. Consistently meets deadlines.
A team player with strong verbal and written communications skills
Detail-oriented and a fact checker
Exercises discretion and good judgment
The ability to work and communicate effectively within a large team distributed across multiple time zones and with varying degrees of technical proficiency.
The ability to work in an open, transparent, and collaborative environment, while respecting donor confidentiality and data security.
Proficiency in Google Suite
Experience working remotely
Experience working with volunteer-led, non-profit organizations
Experience using CiviCRM
Experience producing visual communications
Experience working with a distributed organization
Understanding of the free culture, free software, or online rights movements
How To Apply for Wikimedia Foundation Uganda Jobs 2022
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