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Donor Relations and Database Manager

New Alternatives for Children
Mahattan, New York, United States
30+ days ago


New Alternatives for Children, Inc. (NAC) is an award-winning not-for-profit agency in Midtown Manhattan, with a satellite Bronx office, dedicated to serving children and families with medical complexity, chronic health conditions, significant disabilities and behavioral challenges. To assist in achieving this mission, NAC is currently seeking a Donor Relations and Database Manager to join its Development team. The development team raises approximately 6 million dollars annually through a combination of private and government grants, individual giving, and a NYC based gala. The team prides itself in having a deep understanding of, and passion for NAC’s mission, and is excited to welcome the right person into this position.

The Donor Relations and Database Manager will work collaboratively with all members of the Development team. They will manage the donor database (Donor Perfect) and ensure excellent data integrity while supporting the overall fundraising, gift processing, communications and events management efforts of the agency. They will also work closely with the Director of Development on donor analysis, donor communications, and establishing a coherent moves management approach to individual gift cultivation and stewardship. 

  • Title of Position: Donor Relations and Database Manager
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Pay Range: 65,000 to 75,000 annually
  • Location: Midtown Manhattan (37 West 26th Street, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10010)
  • Department/Program:Development

Description of Responsibilities:

  • Manage Donor Perfect database, including gift/donor data entry, donor information review and clean up, and ensuring strong data integrity/accuracy.
  • Oversee all gift processing, including gift/donor entry in Donor Perfect; write and merge timely acknowledgments to all donors; and work with the Executive Assistant and Fiscal Department on reconciling donations from various fundraising campaigns.
  • Provide the Development Director, Executive Director and Board of Directors with donor giving histories, donation analytics and financial reporting as needed
  • Manage mailings and donor segmentation for fundraising campaigns and events.  
  • Collaborate with other members of the Development team in execution of special events (NAC’s Annual Gala, Women’s Luncheon and other smaller cultivation events), including logistical support, list segmentation for strategic outreach, event registration, and day-of event execution.
  • In conjunction with the Development Director increase departmental focus on individual donor cultivation and programming, including individual giving analysis and strategy, communications, prospect research, and development of a robust major gifts pipeline and moves management.
  • Assist Development team members with new and ongoing projects and initiatives as necessary.


Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Must be highly organized, detail oriented and precise.
  • A minimum of two years of non-profit, fundraising, and/or database experience, along with an interest in health and social services for children and families.

Required Skills:

  • Must have excellent administrative and computer skills, and above average competency in Microsoft Excel and Word for mail merging and spreadsheets.
  • Proficiency in Donor Perfect software or similar platforms is required.
  • Must have excellent communication, verbal and written, skills along with an aptitude for data analysis.
  • Must possess a comfort level with multi-tasking and enjoy collaborating with others.

How to Apply:   

Please indicate Donor Relations and Database Manager in the subject line when applying. Please submit cover letter and resume to: 

For information on New Alternatives for Children, Inc., visit our website at

New Alternatives for Children, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

New Alternatives for Children, Inc. was founded on the principle of inclusion. We strive to create and maintain a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace at all levels. It is not enough to serve; we must strive to dismantle oppressive policies and practices.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 63537723
  • Location:
    Mahattan, New York, United States
  • Position Title: Donor Relations and Database Manager
  • Company Name For Job: New Alternatives for Children
  • Industry Niche: Other
  • Primary Area of Job Responsibility: Donor Relations
  • Job Type: Full-Time Hire
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: 2-3 Years
  • Required Travel: 10-25%
  • Salary: $65,000.00 - $75,000.00 (Yearly Salary)

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