Full Time

Database Associate at Caldera

Fields: fundraising, arts, youth, racial justice, social change

Location: Portland, Oregon

About the Organization: At Caldera, we believe in the power of creativity. Caldera is a catalyst for the transformation of underserved youth through innovative art and environmental programs.

About the Position: The Database Associate is responsible for Caldera’s key database systems: Raiser’s Edge, cloud-based fundraising and donor management software, and Apricot, program management software used to track youth participants, program activities, and outcomes. This position will serve both the Development and Programs teams in the areas of gift/data entry and processing, data analysis and reporting, maximizing database function and maintaining systems integrity. This position reports to the Director of Advancement and secondarily, the Youth Program Director, with regular collaboration with other staff.

Special Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Experience processing donations and maintaining donor confidentiality; Proficiency in Raiser’s Edge database
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to make sense of complex data; Ability to manage complex file banks and spreadsheets; Experience producing customized and detailed Excel reports
  • Ability to communicate effectively, written and oral; Strategic and proactive thinker
  • Exceptional attention to detail and organization skills; Ability to multi-task and maintain grace under pressure; Ability to manage a project from inception through completion
  • Self-motivated, positive and a collaborative team player; Ability to integrate team feedback and adapt to new systems and work processes
  • Passion for social and environmental change, and racial equity
  • Preferred Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Experience working in a nonprofit administrative and/or fundraising role with similar responsibilities; Overall understanding of nonprofit fundraising processes
    • Experience using Apricot, Greater Giving or other tracking/outcomes database systems
    • Interest in the arts and creative youth development

Estimated Salary: $36,000–$40,000 + benefits (including: generous paid time off; health, dental, and vision insurance; 403(b) retirement matching; long-term disability; short-term disability; and life insurance)


Deadline: August 28, 2018

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