Under the leadership of the Executive Director of Annual Giving Programs (AGP), the Annual Giving Programs Data Analyst is responsible for the facilitation of data management and programmatic reporting in support of Cornell's Annual Giving Program and its solicitation efforts. The Data Analyst will help guide the leadership of the AGP team to improve fundraising results, including growing Annual Fund dollars, Annual Fund donors, and overall alumni and student donor participation. The Data Analyst is a critical partner to the Alumni Affairs & Development (AAD) Business Intelligence team as well as to College and Unit partners engaged in annual solicitations.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities: In addition to overall program analysis and reporting, the Data Analyst is responsible for translating AGP's solicitation strategy into technical specifications that drive segmentation and donor-specific content. This includes working with the AGP leadership team to understand strategic plans for mass solicitations and volunteer-driven solicitation, working with the BI team to develop tools to implement and enhance annual solicitation strategies and reporting structures to track progress, and developing a nuanced understanding and sophisticated capabilities to use querying and reporting tools in support of program activities like direct mail, e-mail marketing, phonathon, peer-to-peer solicitations, Giving Day, crowdfunding and other digital solicitation platforms. This includes developing and running standard reports that are used on an ongoing basis and developing ad hoc reports as needed.
Finally, the Data Analyst serves as a subject matter expert within the AGP team and trains others on the available tools to support their respective roles while documenting business processes and procedures for the consistent generation of information.
Bachelor's degree and 2-3 years of experience, or equivalent. Working knowledge and experience with relational databases. Experience in Data Management with previous exposure to fundraising/ direct marketing preferred. Possesses strong analytical skills. Strong oral and written communication skills; must be able to communicate effectively to both technical and non-technical audiences. Ability to understand and interpret processes and data needs, utilizing strong stakeholder relationship skills, consensus-building skills and ability to establish effective working relationships in a diverse environment. Extremely strong attention to detail and organizational skills. Possess an inquisitive nature to identify and investigate problems. Ability to work in a fast-paced, metrics-driven and deadline-driven environment and able to manage multiple projects and competing priorities.
High-level desktop computing skills and experience with standard business software such as Microsoft Office Suite, Relational Database applications, reporting applications, and networked informational systems. Experience in the development and implantation of standards, procedures, and guidelines to support business processes.
Degree in technology, information science, business or equivalent. Experience with fundraising databases, business intelligence software or email marketing platforms. Experience as a trainer or developing training materials for the technical subject matter.
-Typically lifts less than 10 lbs
-Limited exposure to hazards
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