Data Analyst

Job Type

Full Time

Published

08/31/2018

Address

Washington
DC
United States

Description

Avalon Consulting a full-service fundraising consulting agency, named one of Washington Business Journal's "Best Workplaces in Greater Washington for 2018" is growing! 


The Avalon Consulting Group is seeking a Data Analyst with excellent quantitative skills to provide effective data solutions for Avalon's fundraising teams. The job will involve the handling and analysis of data, using SQL Server Management Studio and other data processing environments. A strong SQL-programming skill set coupled with excellent quantitative ability is necessary to succeed. 


Collaborate with our dynamic teams on award-winning campaigns for cultural, animal advocacy, social service, environmental, and progressive advocacy nonprofit organizations. 


What You Will Do


  • Provide actionable strategic analysis for progressive nonprofits using advanced data-mining techniques
  • Produce data visualizations to convey findings to colleagues and clients
  • Produce automated reports using SQL
  • Increase efficiency in storage and manipulation of data
  • Clean, standardize and import data from numerous and diverse sources and clients
  • Analyze numerical and qualitative data to uncover trends and use critical-thinking to actualize strategic change
  • Assist and provide advice to internal staff and clients to help construct suitable analytical methodology in order to achieve project objectives
  • Other tasks as required


What We Need


  • Strong candidates with 3-5 years of experience (knowledge of direct marketing fundraising preferred)
  • Experience with SQL and SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
  • Strong data mining skills including the development of code for varied one-off analyses
  • Ability to solve problems using quantitative and qualitative methods
  • Experience working with large databases and datasets
  • Ability to improve computational performance through efficient scripts
  • SPSS, R and Tableau Desktop experience is desirable


In addition, our most successful team members exhibit the following: 

  • Consistent professionalism and respectful communication
  • Eagerness for learning and professional development
  • Outstanding communication, including both listening and persuasion
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Enjoyment of collaborative, fast-paced environments
  • Execution of responsibilities with minimal oversight
  • Management of multiple projects and deadlines
  • Consideration of strategic objectives alongside immediate concerns
  • Collaboration with clients, partners and Avalon team members


Why You Will Love Us


Avalon one of Washington, DC's best regarded, most innovative fundraising consulting agencies is a terrific place to work. We have created award-winning, successful multi-channel marketing and fundraising campaigns for nonprofit and political clients since 1997. We love our work, and it shows in our high staff retention rate, our industry accolades, and our happy clients. 


We have created a culture unlike any other agency. We're strategic, analytical, creative, innovative, and collaborative. Most of all, we're passionate about our work because every single day, we get to make the world a better place by helping our clients raise millions of dollars to fulfill their inspiring missions cultural, environmental, social, political, charitable. 


We work hard, but we also strive for a healthy work/home balance for our entire team collaborating with each staff member to outline reasonable expectations and responsibilities, with a work plan for getting them done. 

Besides being a great place to work, Avalon offers a rich benefit plan, including employer-paid health and dental insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, employer-paid life and disability insurance, access to flexible spending plans and a 401(k) plan. If you have the qualifications above, we would love to meet you. 



 

Benefits

Besides being a great place to work, Avalon offers a rich benefit plan, including employer-paid health and dental insurance, paid vacation and sick leave, employer-paid life and disability insurance, access to flexible spending plans and a 401(k) plan. If you have the qualifications above, we would love to meet you. 

Level of Language Proficiency

English

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

https://avalonconsulting.applicantpro.com/jobs/876499-333324.html

To Apply: For consideration, please submit your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements.


NOTE:  Phone calls and emails to staff regarding this job posting are not accepted.


Equal Opportunity Employer


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