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Manager, Gifts and Data






$60 to $75

/ Hourly


Aug 25, 2022

Job Title: Manager, Gifts and Data (temporary)

Department: Donor Care

Reports To: Director, Donor Care

Contract Details:

  • Time Period: ASAP – January 31
  • Time investment: 35 hours a week, Monday – Friday
  • Pay Range: $60-$75/hour, based on experience

To apply for this position please send resume and cover letter to Katie McNally, Director of Donor Care (


This temporary position will be responsible for managing and maintaining a number of USA for UNHCR’s critical fundraising gift operations functions, ensuring scheduled processes are consistently executed and monitored. (S)he will run daily gift and data uploads and reconciliation reporting, ensuring that all errors and discrepancies are communicated and resolved promptly. This position will also support the daily gift operations of the organization’s keying/caging vendor functions, including acknowledgement fulfillment. In this role, the Gift and Data Manager will regularly coordinate with Donor Care colleagues and with staff across departments to ensure process documentation is established and will proactively offer recommendations and solutions that enhance existing processes and improve data quality.


Gift Processing and Vendor Operations

Monitors daily operations of keying and caging vendor:

  • Ensures daily transaction files are posted successfully and that data is accurate and timely
  • Promptly responds to vendor needs, working across teams to address data errors as needed and to perform necessary testing
  • Promptly notifies staff of successful data transmissions, processing delays or other changes in gift processing status that can impact teams’ work and reporting
  • Conducts weekly audits of Direct Mail gift documentation to ensure accurate entry; resolving action flags denoting the need for further staff assistance
  • Monitors rejected payment reports and resolves upload exceptions

Supports monthly reconciliation process ensuring that all gifts committed within 1 week of the close of the month and providing troubleshooting support for batch exceptions, gift uploads and financial reconciliation:

  • Maintains status report of all gift entry across giving platforms and channels
  • Generates necessary gift reporting from Salesforce on a daily, weekly and monthly basis
  • Proactively identifies and resolves gift entry and coding discrepancies
  • Liaises between vendor and the Finance team to promptly triage and address reconciliation and data integrity issues

Gift Data Quality Control

Collaborates with the Donor Care team on the identification, troubleshooting and timely resolution of data integrity issues, offering recommended solutions for future improvement and assisting with data clean-up efforts

  • Perform audit of existing upload procedures, deploying enhancements as needed
  • Supports exploration and potential implementation of data upload middleware toward greater efficiency and accuracy in our gift and data uploads
  •  Designs and implements matrix of quality control reporting for consistent and effective review of gift data across channels
  • Serves as backup for gift processing and upload functions and performs other duties as assigned

Contact Center and Fulfillment

  • Performs audit on inbound call contact center, reporting on key findings and recommendations to ensure optimal donor experience
  • Extracts, reviews and posts fulfillment data for acknowledgement and outbound call programs
  • Liaises with Data Systems team on enhancing Salesforce Service Cloud case management system


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Bachelor’s degree plus 6-8 years’ experience in fundraising data systems, gift management, advancement services
  • Experience in Salesforce and Salesforce Service Cloud strongly preferred
  • High attention to detail to accurately process large amounts of information
  • Ability to work across teams to collectively achieve desired results
  • Very strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to quickly learn new computer software and database programs
  • Proven ability to manage time and juggle multiple priorities
  • Ability to independently lead a project and serves as a functional SME for department
  • Demonstrates creativity, intellectual curiosity, and innovation on a consistent basis
  • Demonstrates detail orientation and accuracy in all aspects of the job
  • Demonstrates the ability to function as a self-manager
  • Effectively communicates both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to analyze information and make informed decisions
  • Ability to collaborate with peers and take direction from leadership to accomplish tasks
  • Demonstrates passion, the willingness to go the extra mile, and stellar customer service skills
  • Demonstrates passion for U4U’s mission


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Tasks involve some physical effort, i.e. some standing and walking, or frequent light lifting (5-10 lb.); minimal dexterity in the use of fingers, limbs, or body in the operation of office equipment; may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard
  • Extended periods of sitting at a workstation or desk and manual dexterity to work efficiently on computer keyboard for data entry and composing of documents


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The tasks will generally be performed in a typical office environment. May also involve travel to some locations within the company’s region of operations and select donor locations.


USA for UNHCR will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

USA for UNHCR is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Refugees and all other protected classes are encouraged to apply.

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