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Associate Director – Constituent Data

American Kidney Fund


About the American Kidney Fund
The American Kidney Fund (AKF) is the nation’s leading kidney nonprofit fighting kidney disease on all fronts. We are proud to be recognized as one of the top 50 nonprofit employers in the United States by The Nonprofit Times. AKF is one of the nation’s top-rated nonprofits, investing 97 cents of every donated dollar in programs, and holds the highest 4-Star rating from Charity Navigator and the Platinum Seal of Transparency from GuideStar. We are able to reach this level of efficiency and effectiveness because of our incredible team.

About the position
As the Associate Director of Constituent Data for the American Kidney Fund (AKF), you will be part of our Constituent Data team, directly assisting the Director of Constituent Data on strategic partnerships with internal and external stakeholders. With over $300 million processed annually through our development CRM, data integrity, accuracy, and timeliness are very important. You will also work with internal and external stakeholders to support data needs and take the lead on several special projects and integrations.

Are you someone who is:
•    Data-driven: Understands fundraising data and works with the team to improve processes
•    Collaborative: Leads through collaboration and teamwork
•    Detail oriented: Processes gifts and other contributions accurately and identifies reconciliation issues when they arise
•    Customer focused: Provides a high level of customer service to constituent requests for information

Every member of the constituent relations team is hands-on and is able to see the direct results of their efforts. Join the team and grow professionally while making a difference in the lives of people living with kidney disease.

Employee benefits:
In addition to your competitive salary, paid holidays, vacation, sick and personal days; health, dental and vision coverage; life insurance and disability coverages; and a generous matching 403(b) retirement plan, we’ll shower you with perks, including:
•    Culture: We make sure our team knows how much they are valued demonstrated through our Quality Work Environment (QWE) Task Force and employee-led recognition and social events throughout the year.
•    Compressed work week: Start the weekend early with shorter workdays on Fridays – closing at 3 p.m. Labor Day to Memorial Day and 2 p.m. in the summer.
•    Flexibility: Employees work from home three days a week.
•    Clear expectations: You’ll know what you need to do to succeed; annual raises and bonuses for all employees are based on your performance.
•    Location: Convenient location and a short walk to the popular Pike and Rose shopping center
•    Parking: Arrive and leave work comfortably, thanks to an underground parking garage whose monthly cost is paid for by AKF. Metro subsidies are provided for those who do not drive.
•    Dress code: Business casual through the week and casual on Fridays.

At AKF, we embrace diversity and emphasize the importance of working together as a staff to continue making the organization a great place to work.


Data Analysis and Reporting

  • Alongside the Director of Constituent Data, identifies strategy around increasing the use of Raiser’s Edge, by incorporating data from other departments, providing high level reporting, and identifying potential system enhancements.
  • Serves as strategic partner to the Director of Constituent Data on all projects related to fundraising operations and data analysis.
  • Serve as power user for Tableau and other business intelligence software for use in high level analytics
  • Works with members of the Development department to manage specialty solicit/attribute codes as requested.
  • Serves as lead support on all projects related to wealth screenings, including but not limited to list production, import of results, and analytical reporting.
  • Assists in the establishment of moves management tracking system in database of record.
  • Alongside Director of Constituent Data, works with internal stakeholders to identify, create and maintain dashboards to support fundraising, communications, and stewardship efforts.
  • Creates solicitor reporting system to allow fundraisers to track proposal progress.
  • Responds to requests for information for grant applications.
  • Creates and QC reports from all available data sources.
  • Works to identify areas of additional quality controls to be put in place within our data entry processes.

Office of Development Project Support

  • Manages annual projects including the annual holiday card, updating coding for the new fiscal year, and creating new annual appeals for use by the data team.
  • Works directly with fundraisers to track planned giving revenue/pledges.
  • Utilizing Development CRM training program, provides training to all new staff on Raiser’s Edge use, data best practices and dashboards and subsequently maintains an on-going schedule of training for existing staff. Provides to Director of Constituent Data, recommendations for updating internal process documentation to be used during training. Provide ongoing training for existing staff, as needed.
  • Provides support to Director of Constituent Data to ensure relevant data for assessment, comparative reports, and program updates are available in a timely manner to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Partners with Director of Constituent Data on high-level inter-departmental projects including but not limited to product implementation and integration of systems. Creates timelines, project plans, and assignments for deliverables.
  • Works with fundraisers on special projects and requests for reports.
  • Manages inventory of supplies for Constituent Relations team.
  • Provides project support to external vendors, as required.
  • Serves as a back-up for the Constituent Data Coordinators, as needed.
  • Performs additional related duties, as assigned.


  • 3-5 years relevant experience.
  • Solid understanding of the nonprofit space and the functions of a development department.
  • Demonstrated experience in project management, especially in a lead role.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and requests and prioritize accordingly.
  • Experience in creating and presenting reports for data analysis and forecasting to internal stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated competencies in setting goals, development strategies and schedules to meet those goals.
  • Demonstrated success in managing complex working relations.
  • Proficient in Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge, Blackbaud Luminate Online, Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Experience with importing tool is required, experience with Omatic software and Tableau is preferred.
  • Well organized and detail oriented; able to effectively work independently and within a team framework.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.  Ability to work in a collaborative team environment.
  • Ability to handle confidential matters with a high level of integrity.

•    Data driven. You are comfortable in the data. You are willing to do the rigorous analytical work that’s required.
•    Analytical. You have incisive analytical skills and the ability to make critical assessments. You can identify and frame problems and set priorities.
•    Business minded. You identify and analyze needs and can implement procedures that enhance productivity. You thrive on efficiency and are consistently looking for ways to improve. You have the ability, curiosity, and interest in extracting data from a variety of sources to produce meaningful reports. You can interact meaningfully with all members of an organization.
•    Detail oriented. You are detail-oriented, but you can also see the big picture and understand how the details relate to the overall mission of the organization.
•    Great communicator. You can deliver complex information to a variety of audiences in a credible and presentable way.
•    Autonomous. Although we stay in close communication with each other, we do not micromanage. We trust you to do your job well without much supervision.
•    Project management. Your ability to coordinate with internal and external stakeholders and drive results showcases your project management skills.


AKF works on a hybrid work schedule with employees working two days in the office and three days of telework. AKF requires employees to be fully vaccinated by their first day of hire. A request for medical or religious accommodation may be provided and will be considered confidentially by HR on a case-by-case basis.


Health/Human Services
$70,000 to $73,000
Posted on:
April 22, 2022

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