Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc.

Data Management Specialist - Donor Systems

Job Locations US
Posted Date 2 months ago(8/10/2020 5:03 PM)
Job ID
# of Openings
Development [201000]


The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is a non-profit environmental advocacy organization. We use law, science, and the support of 3.1 million members and online activists to protect the planet's wildlife and wild places and to ensure the rights of all people to clean air, clean water, and healthy communities. NRDC was founded in 1970 and our staff helped write some of America's bedrock environmental laws, including the Clean Water Act, and many of the implementing regulations. Today, our staff of more than 700 lawyers, scientists, economists, policy advocates, communications experts, and others work across the United States and internationally from our offices in New York; Washington, D.C.; Chicago; Santa Monica; San Francisco; Bozeman, Montana; and Beijing.


Position Summary:


NRDC is seeking a Data Management Specialist to work with the Development Donor Systems team in our New York Headquarters or any regional office.  The Specialist will support the Development Donor Systems team, with an emphasis on data management, training and onboarding, reporting needs, process documentation, and projects for the Development department.


Training & Process

  • Manage training and onboarding of new users and deployment of new development to existing user base on Salesforce
  • Manage scheduling of Salesforce new user trainings and assist in scheduling of larger trainings
  • Maintain and update training articles and documentation
  • Develop and support process for Development staff
  • Document business process and guidelines for Development
  • Track projects and timelines and other perform project management duties

 Data Management

  • Develop and prepare reporting solutions, including both standard and ad-hoc reports as requested by Development, management, trustees and others as needed
  • Manage the distribution of scheduled reports to the Development department and external vendors
  • Assist in reporting of data for every donor constituency
  • Work with Donor Systems colleagues to ensure that donation information is appropriately reflected in the database and data issues are addressed
  • Assist in continuous data integrity and clean-up projects, both scheduled and ad-hoc
  • Assist with Case management and troubleshooting of user requests

 Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 2-3 years of work experience required
  • Previous training experience required
  • Salesforce experience strongly preferred
  • At least 2 years of Nonprofit Development experience preferred
  • Excel experience required
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Systems based thinking skills
  • Project management skills
  • Sound judgement and the ability to work autonomously
  • Ability to effectively interact with a wide range of internal stakeholders
  • Commitment to NRDC’s values and mission.

NRDC is committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion, both in our work and in our workplace. We believe that celebrating and actively welcoming a diversity of voices and perspectives is essential to solving the planet's most pressing environmental problems, and we encourage applications from candidates whose identities have been historically under-represented in the environmental movement. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.


We offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and a supportive working environment. Salary is based on a nonprofit scale and commensurate with skills and experience.  The salary for this position could range from $56,000 to $60,000.


To apply, please visit and upload your resume and cover letter through our online portal. We would like you to upload any additional papers or project work that you think would showcase your abilities. Due to the high volume of resumes, only qualified candidates will be contacted. Please no phone calls, emails, faxes or in-person resume drop-offs. Please reference where you saw this posting. NRDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


If you are having technical difficulty while applying, or if you are a person with a disability and you need assistance applying online, please reach out to iCIMS Customer Care by dialing 1-800-889-4422.


For further information about NRDC, please visit



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