Job description

Location: Dual - London office and home

Salary Details: £31,000 - £32,500 p/a + benefits

Hours Per Week: 35

Closing Date: 06 June 2023

Vacancy Type: Fixed term contract

Interested in data? Looking for an opportunity in a sector leading CRM and data team?

We are recruiting for a Data Executive to join us and support the ongoing marketing and membership activities of British Heart Foundation (BHF).

About the role

As our Data Executive you'll be responsible for managing marketing data selections; taking responsibility for a campaign to advise on segmentation, building selections in Blackbaud Enterprise CRM and using SQL to write output scripts.

You'll work on testing and improving existing import processes and be responsible for identifying issues in the database and taking ownership to fix and improve. You'll also get involved in other projects as required such as writing SQL scripts for one-off imports, database updates and data requests or testing software upgrades.

Working arrangements

This is a 12 month fixed term contract, covering family leave.

This is a blended role, where your work will be dual located between your home and our London office.

At the BHF we believe in the power of being together, so our colleagues on blended contracts can expect to spend some time in their office, at least one day each week, on average. The use of our office spaces is driven in part by your role and the activities you need to do. This may vary from time to time, so you will need to work in a flexible way to unlock your best work for our cause.

Need more help balancing your work and home life? Talk to us about what flexibility is available at the application or interview stage.

About you

With previous experience of working with CRM systems, knowledge of SQL and working within a busy fundraising environment, you’ll have excellent problem solving skills and will be prepared to take the initiative on tasks. You’ll also have previous experience of planning and prioritising your own workload to tight deadlines.

To be successful in this role you'll have the following skills and experience:

• IT literate; fully conversant with standard Microsoft packages particularly Excel.

• Good degree of data literacy with familiarity of data querying and manipulation.

• Understanding of, and experience in, writing & working with SQL queries.

• Experience of carrying out imports and exports of data to & from external agencies/3rd parties.

• Experience using Blackbaud CRM, Raiser’s Edge or similar CRM application.

You'll have excellent attention to detail as well as a strong standard of numeracy. With an aptitude to find solutions to achieve better ways of working, you'll have strong communication skills able to interact with internal and external stakeholders at different levels.

Our work is fundamental to the health of the nation with an impact globally, so we require a world-class Data function. If you have the skills and experience we're looking for, and you want to roll up your sleeves and help fund live-saving research, then we want to hear from you.

What can we offer you?

Our Career Academy provides you with support, inspiration, and opportunities to help you unlock your full potential.

Our generous staff benefits include:

• 30 days annual leave plus bank holidays

• Private medical insurance

• Dental health cover

• Contribution towards gym membership

• Pension with employer contribution up to 10%

• Life assurance

We have been recognised by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) for our Live Well. Work Well. Programme. Heart health is central to our mission, and that starts with you. We provide a programme of activities, opportunities, and guidance to inspire and support you to live a healthy and happy life, at home and at work.

About us

When people affected by heart and circulatory diseases are in need, they turn to us. With our research we give people hope. With our expert advice and training, we give people knowledge and support. And with our campaigning we help build a healthier world for everyone.

We value and respect every individual’s unique contribution, celebrate diversity, and make inclusion part of what we do every day.

Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) Strategy, Igniting Change, along with our internal EDI group, Kaleidoscope, and a growing number of employee network groups (our Affinity Groups), help us create an environment where all our colleagues and volunteers can succeed.

Interview process

The interview process will be held virtually over MS Teams.

How to apply

It’s quick and easy to apply for a role at the BHF. Just click through to our careers site to apply. All you’ll need is an up to date CV and a supporting statement, outlining your interest in the role and how you meet the role’s criteria.

As part of our commitment to be an inclusive employer, and ensure fairness and consistency in selecting the best candidate for this role, the BHF will use anonymous CV software as part of the application journey.

Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert early.

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