Data Associate

Job Type

Part Time



Start Date:


Application Deadline:



155 East 55th Street
Suite 6H
New York
New York
United States


Position Description:

The Lung Cancer Research Foundation (LCRF) is a nonprofit organization focused on supporting lung cancer research. Our mission is to improve lung cancer outcomes by funding research for the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure of lung cancer. LCRF is seeking to hire a Data Associate to support the Director, Information Systems and Finance Department. The individual must be independent, proactive, motivated and detail-oriented.

This is a part-time position with the opportunity to grow into full-time.


a)      Take full responsibility for the completeness, accuracy, and ongoing maintenance of information in LCRF’s database.

b)     Institute a company-wide cleanup of all current data, including but not limited to:

i.     Update or removal (if necessary) of all outdated and/or inaccurate constituent information.

ii.     Removal of constituents who are retired, deceased, or impossible to locate.

iii.     Deletion or merging of duplicate records.

iv.     Add contact names for corporate and foundation constituents.

c)      Maintain data integrity by performing regular system checks, such as locating records without a current address or salutation.

d)     Establish standardized procedures for data entry that will allow for the most effective retrieval, analysis, and use of data; teach and enforce these policies.

e)     Process and enter all gifts into donor database.

f)       Build complex data queries, imports and exports.

g)      Assist development staff in establishing requirements for reports, donor/contact lists and dashboards.

h)     Prepare reports that support fundraising activities and create mailing lists

i)       Perform monthly reconciliation with Finance.

j)       Ensure timely processing of data for acknowledgement letters; help organize and ensure appropriate retention of gift and donor documentation.


a)      Bachelor’s degree

b)     Raiser's Edge experience required; Salesforce experience a plus.

c)      Excellent computer skills, including advanced MS Word and Excel

d)     Must be detail oriented, organized, reliable and capable of turning projects around within a few days.

e)     Ability to maintain focus on repetitious tasks

f)       Excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills 

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter describing their specific qualifications and interest in the position via email to Please include “Data Associate” in the subject line and attached your resume as a PDF file. Submissions without a cover letter will not be considered. Please, no telephone inquiries and do not contact our staff directly. Due to the volume of inquiries, only applicants who best match the position will be contacted.