Job Title: Development Database Manager
Organization Name: The ACLU of Washington
Organization Type: Advocacy
Job Posted: 03/07/2017

Job Description: The American Civil Liberties Union of Washington (ACLU-WA) is seeking a detail-oriented Development Database Manager. For the full description, please visit:

Database Management Act as the department’s database go-to person in charge of database effectiveness, including thinking through how to improve or change how the database can support our work.

Database Conversion The nationwide ACLU is going through a conversion from a custom Blackbaud database to a Salesforce-based CRM.

The Database Manager will be responsible for a large part of the transition process for Washington state.

Data Entry and Gift Processing Enter gifts and pledges into the donor database, prepare timely acknowledgment letters and pledge reminders. Reports Run evaluative reports for program tracking and management.

Financial Reconciliation Monthly reconciliation with the accounting department and annual reconciliation with the national office. Work with the finance department and auditors on annual audit.

Customer service Act as the first point of contact in the Development Department for calls from financial supporters; respond to inquiries about ACLU membership.

Membership Responsible for our new member mailings.

Supervise volunteers to assist in this work.

Department administration and support

Submit workplace giving applications. Provide support for donor events and donor cultivation. Order stationary, supplies and stamps as needed. Ensure postage meter is stocked for mailings. Other Participate in the Development team as a cooperative, positive team player.

• Bachelor’s degree preferred. 
• Superior attention to detail with strong follow-through. 
• Strong organizational skills to maintain record systems. 
• Strong proficiency in databases and experience in database management, preferably for non-profits. Experience with Salesforce preferred. 
• Excellent word processing skills and computer proficiency, including MS Office Suite and the Internet. 
• High ethical standards; a commitment to the confidentiality of donor records. 
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills. High level of professionalism. Ability to communicate effectively and respectfully with donors, board members, volunteers, staff, and the general public. Ability to work collaboratively. 
• Confident and professional work style. Ability to take initiative and work independently, as well as work as a member of a team. Ability to exercise good judgment in stressful circumstances. Flexibility and willingness to take on new tasks as the responsibilities of the position evolve. 
• Commitment to diversity; a personal approach that values the individual and respects differences of race, ethnicity, age, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ability and socio-economic circumstance. 
• Demonstrated commitment to and enthusiasm for the ACLU’s mission and principles. 
• Ability to work occasional overtime or irregular hours. 
• Commitment to staying in the position for at least two years.

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS Salary range is based on experience and qualifications. Benefits include three weeks of vacation to start, medical and disability insurance, a retirement plan, and an ORCA card. The ACLU is an equal opportunity employer. We value a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. The ACLU encourages applications from all qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, marital status, citizenship, disability, and veteran status.

How to Apply: Email a letter of application and resume to and include in the subject line of the email: your last name and Development Database Manager. Please indicate where you learned of the posting. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, at which time the job announcement will be removed from our website at