The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception seeks a dynamic, data-driven individual to serve as a full-time Data Manager in the Shrine Development Office. The Data Management position is vital to the success of the fundraising efforts of the National Shrine. The essential function of this position will be to serve as the point-person in ensuring the quality and flow of data between multiple operations, platforms, vendors, and systems.
Key Job Functions
Oversee daily data flow between multiple databases and internal and external sources to ensure quality, accuracy, and timely posting. Research complications relating to data flow and precision, determine the root causes, and implement course corrections and preventative measures. Identify inconsistencies, problem-areas, and areas of opportunity in information systems.
Perform daily audits of transaction records to reconcile data against original raw files and / or online sources, ensuring all data is being collected, converted, and processed correctly.
Build, produce, and analyze reports to provide information supporting strategy-based decisions across multiple departments. Prepare and present clear and concise data analyses reports to senior management.
Execute data trend investigations on a weekly, monthly, and quarterly basis across multiple platforms and campaigns. Review fundraising results to provide analysis.
Improve quality control procedures by assessing existing processes and executing best practices to ensure the protection and accuracy of data. Evaluate all internal information systems to determine efficacy of critical data protection. Create and maintain processing and quality control manuals and conduct regular evaluations of quality control reports for accuracy.
Manage working relationships with multiple outside vendors including banks, the caging vendor, and occasionally other outside consultants as needed. Continually assess the performance of external vendors.
Monitor, coordinate, and implement changes in caging and off-site data entry procedures. Establish business rules for dealing with the caging vendor and off-site data entry vendors.
Work with internal department management to improve data flow and implement new technical projects.
Respond to data requests and provide data management assistance to senior management as needed.
Responsible for data entry, analysis, and management of financial documents.
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Information Systems or relevant experience. Marketing background helpful.
3-5 years of data management or audit experience for this position. Experience in Luminate Online and Salesforce or equivalent marketing platform.
Project management skills and attention to detail are critical to this position.
Strong analytical, interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills. Demonstrated ability to communicate technical findings and concepts to non-technical audiences.
High proficiency in computer operations, especially Microsoft Word and Excel, and willingness to expand computer skills.
Ability to understand internal control concepts and experience in applying them to document, plan, perform, and report on the evaluation of business processes.
Ability to prioritize and deliver on multiple projects simultaneously.
Positive attitude, leader, team player, takes initiative, ability to work independently, and capable of training others.
Familiarity with the Catholic faith.
Applicants available and interested in making a long-term commitment to the Shrine are highly encouraged to apply.
To apply to this exciting opportunity, please email a cover letter and resume to email@example.com with “Data Manager” in the subject line. A cover letter is required.
About The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
The Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception is the largest Roman Catholic church in the United States and North America and is one of the ten largest churches in the world.
Fulfilling its mission, the Basilica is a place of worship, pilgrimage, evangelization and reconciliation.
Designated by the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops as a National Sanctuary of Prayer and Pilgrimage, the Basilica is the nation's preeminent Marian shrine, dedicated to the patroness of the United States-the Blessed Virgin Mary under her title of the Immaculate Conception. It is oftentimes affectionately referred to as America's Catholic Church.