Database & Donor Relations Manager

Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $50,000.00
Maximum: $55,000.00
Details: Salary commensurate with experience




510 16th Street
United States


Organizational Overview

Girls Inc. of Alameda County’s mission is to inspire all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. Since 1958, we have responded to the unique needs of girls aged 5-18. We empower girls in underserved communities, equipping them to navigate gender, economic, and racial barriers and grow into healthy, educated, and independent adults. All programs are developmentally appropriate, supporting girls’ changing needs as they grow. From literacy activities in elementary school, to exciting hands-on science projects in middle school, to building leadership skills and college readiness in high school, Girls Inc. girls receive the support and the opportunities they need to thrive. Poised for growth, the Girls Inc. of Alameda County’s operating budget is $6.9M with 110 staff in our downtown Oakland Simpson Center for Girls and in more than 20 schools and satellite centers across Alameda County.

Position Overview

A critical member of the Girls Inc. of Alameda County Development Team, the Database & Donor Relations Manager manages overall data integration, architecture and analyses. This individual owns the structure of the database, with an eye to streamlining processes and creating solutions in response to the documentation and data management needs of staff. S/he will also support an integrated, donor-centered development and stewardship program to strengthen funder relationships and deepen financial support for Girls Inc. This position will assist in the identification, cultivation, and stewardship of existing and prospective major donors, and support fundraising events and additional projects as needed. The successful candidate enjoys strategy, data, and analyses, while understanding the vital importance these concepts play in overall fundraising efforts. S/he must have a strong ability to work both independently and as part of a team. 

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in the identification, cultivation, and stewardship of prospective and existing funders including corporate partners, foundations, major donors and Girls Inc. supporters, as part of an integrated giving program.
  • Lead and manage data integrity and architecture of the Girls Inc. Raiser’s Edge donor database and constituents therein.
  • Produce strategic lists and reports for direct mail campaigns, event solicitations, board communications, and overall funder analyses.
  • Maintain professional communications and confidentiality with agency funders and partners.
  • Manage systems and processes for quality data entry, gift acknowledgements, and reconciliation of financials in a timely manner.
  • Manage daily tasks and priorities of Development Assistant
  • Conduct database trainings for new and existing employees (general use, job specific use, queries, etc.).
  • Provide participant information and analyses for grant writing and reporting as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Passion for the mission of Girls Inc. of Alameda County
  • BA/BS or equivalent required.
  • Raiser’s Edge experience required. RE NXT preferred.
  • 3-5+ years in related field, preferably managing systems and support for fundraising and constituent-relations programs preferred. Advanced knowledge of database systems and software integration. 
  • Creative, self-driven, and proactive with the determination to find solutions.
  • Extremely well-organized, detail-oriented, work well under pressure, handling multiple projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills. Ability to translate technical database issues for end users
  • Self-reliant, good problem solver, results oriented


Girls Inc. offers employer paid medical benefits, a 403B plan and voluntary vision, dental and life insurance. Flexible spending and pre-tax parking and transit plans are also available.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Girls Inc. of Alameda County is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. At Girls Inc., promoting, celebrating, and supporting diversity is core to our mission. Individuals are considered without regards to race, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender expression, religion, color, veteran status, disability, marital status, or ancestry. People of color are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.