The Fund for American Studies (TFAS) is an educational nonprofit that is changing the world by developing leaders for a free society. Our transformational programs teach the principles of limited government, free-market economics, and courageous leadership to students and young professionals in America and around the world.
By offering a portfolio of more than 20 different academic programs, fellowships, and seminars, the TFAS Journey helps cultivate future leaders starting in high school all the way to their university studies and professional careers.
Today, there are more than 42,000 TFAS alumni making the difference in their communities and throughout the world by upholding the values essential to the preservation and success of a free society.
In order to advance the mission of The Fund for American Studies, the Technology Department exists to support every other department in the organization with their technical needs. This includes Development, Programs, Accounting/Finance, and the Executive team. By providing technical help, instruction, support, and innovation, the Technology Department is one of the driving forces behind the success and progress of the organization.
The Database Specialist will report to the Director of Technology, and will primarily be responsible for tasks related to the Development Database (Salesforce). Responsibilities will include data entry, pulling reports and lists, and ensuring data integrity and cleanliness. The Database Specialist is also responsible for providing staff support as it relates to Salesforce. There is a lot of growth potential for this position. The ideal candidate will be innovative and ambitious. He/she will constantly seek ways to improve processes and anticipate the needs of different departments, especially Development.
This position is located in Washington, DC at TFAS headquarters. Candidates located in the greater DC area, who are able to work from the office 2-3 days per week will also be considered.
- Manage best practices to ensure data integrity.
- Generate reports as needed.
- Support the Director of Technology in varied tasks, including the continued customization and refinement of Salesforce.
- Generate all direct marketing mail and email lists, and ensure proper coding for list segmentation.
- Interface with different departments in the organization, assisting them with their technology needs.
- Passion for and alignment with the mission of The Fund for American Studies.
- Direct experience with Salesforce not needed, but preferred.
- Ability to effectively work under pressure, use independent judgment, and produce a quality work product within tight time constraints.
- Must be detail-oriented and receive/execute instruction well.
- Has an obsessive desire to win; frustrated with complacency.
- Ability to anticipate challenges, take initiative and provide solutions to achieve department and organization objectives.
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent preferred.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office suite.
Qualified candidates should submit the following in one PDF file with your name in the file:
- Cover Letter detailing your interest in the position/the mission of TFAS and your salary requirements
Applications should be submitted to Talent Market via this link: http://www.talentmarket.org/apply-for-your-dream-job/
Questions can be directed to Stephanie Keaveney, Network Engagement Manager of Talent Market, who is assisting with the search: [email protected].
While we thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, we are only able to contact those to whom we can offer an interview. Only direct applications will be considered. No phone calls, please.
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