Data and Insights Technical Project Manager
- Title: Data and Insights Technical Project Manager
- Department: Data and Insights
- Supervisor: Director of Data and Insights
- Status: Exempt, Full-time, Regular
- Compensation: USD $73,000 – USD $95,000 / year
- Location: Remote/telecommute. WFN is headquartered in San Francisco; travel may be required post-pandemic restrictions.
- Benefits: 100% paid health/dental/vision/long-term disability/FSA, generous paid time off and flexible work schedule and 401k match
How to Apply
Submit a cover letter, text-only resume in .docx format with the contact information for three professional references, to firstname.lastname@example.org with DataManager in the subject line. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and accepted until position filled or until December 1, 2023. Due to the high volume of applications, only those selected for further discussion will be contacted. Please, no phone calls.
Women’s Funding Network is 501(c)(3) organization and an equal employment opportunity employer. We are committed to creating and evolving a work environment that attracts the full spectrum of races, ethnicities, national origins, ages, sexual orientations, gender identities, beliefs, religions, faiths and ideologies, cultures, socio-economic backgrounds, levels of physical ability, parents and caregivers.
We believe that when philanthropy invests in women’s foundations and gender justice funders, we empower a deeply intersectional movement that fights for policies and standards across lines of race, class, and gender. WFN is the largest philanthropic alliance in the world dedicated to advancing the essential role of these funders in the unwavering fight for gender equality and justice. Our mission as a global alliance is to provide strategies, research, and resources that support the critical agency and influence of women’s foundations and gender justice funders in the movement for equality, justice, and power for all. Our guiding values include relationships, solidarity, integrity, impact, abundance, gratitude, and courage.
The Data Systems and Technical Project Manager is responsible for ensuring that Women’s Funding Network’s Salesforce instance and all integrated applications are functioning as intended, that our staff can easily access the information they need from the database, and that we are able to tell the story of our network through our member’s data. Data management and innovation are critical components to the success of all departments within the organization.
Administrator of WFN Salesforce CRM
- Manage data input and output processes for WFN’s Salesforce instance
- Maintain system security through custom permissions, organization-wide security settings and object/record/field accessibility
- Monitor data integrity as inputs change in order to maintain an overall high-level of data quality
- Create and manage changes to the system
- Train, support and work closely with staff to understand and support the use of Salesforce for their work
- Maintain a working knowledge of all integrations and flows
- Document all changes to systems
- Support staff in best-practices, tips and tricks, and troubleshooting as needed
Manage, monitor, and implement tools within the organization’s integrated data systems
- Work with Director of Data and Insights to evaluate current technology ecosystem to optimize systems and processes to meet organizational goals
- Evaluate new version releases of system tools and their compatibility with the rest of integrated system
- Collaborate with staff to better integrate other data systems to further understand WFN Members, donors, funders, and movement partners.
Project Manager for Organization-Wide Data Management
- In collaboration with Director of Data and Insights, create, support and communicate strategic direction and oversight for organizational best practices for Salesforce and other technical tools used across the organization.
- Collect data throughout lifecycle of projects in order to provide measurable performance metrics.
- Support regular reporting and dashboards to staff on baseline metrics related to communication/outreach, membership, stakeholder engagement, development, grantmaking, and projects.
- Work with staff to design processes and workflows with eye to measuring project goals.
- Roll out, report, and train staff and stakeholders on new functionalities with systems and ongoing technical projects.
Project Manager for Technical Projects
- Work with Director of Data and Insights to develop customized solutions to support critical organizational functions and meet project objectives and organizational goals
- In collaboration with Director of Data and Insights, work with external stakeholders on opportunities to build partnerships around feminist data that inform the sector and amplify the work of members.
- Execute plans and keep external stakeholders and WFN informed about special projects that build data capacity for our members and sector stakeholders.
- Apply expertise in data health and maintenance, visualization, form integrations, and other technical skills.
- Monitor progress and manage ongoing maintenance to identify whether technical projects are progressing toward intended outcomes
- Identify gaps and risks to projects and processes and consider ways to mitigate their impact
- Work with operations team to transition completed projects to ongoing operations once completed.
- Provides leadership to identify, cultivate, and steward a broad range of donors and funder partners to deliver meaningful opportunities for collaborative investment in WFN’s core work.
- Works collaboratively with members to offer deep support for their fundraising and development efforts towards a shared Generation Equality commitment to raise $300 million in support of gender and racial equity within our network by 2025.
- While being responsive to the diverse goals and needs of the funders and partners that comprise various collaborative efforts, this role will also shape collaborative work among philanthropic partners for positive social impact.
- Supporting the organization in meeting its mission to deliver high quality member experience and to nourish the ecosystem of gender-lens philanthropy by executing strategies to amplify the impact and value of our member organizations.
- Cultivate programmatic partnerships that bring new funding, resources and opportunities back to WFN members; manage programmatic work with current key partners such as CHANGE Philanthropy.
- Successfully develop and monitor department budget; develop annual goals and budgets, as appropriate, instilling strong financial management discipline.
- Communicating fundraising goals, strategy, and progress to the President & CEO and Board of Directors when required and work across departments for greater cross learning and development.
- Strong Salesforce skills: Salesforce certification not required but you should be a “Super User” and be willing to get certifications.
- Ability to manage multiple technology projects at once
- Self-motivated learner with a strong desire to understand “how” and “why”
- Ability to work with non-technical staff; including but not limited to training staff with variety of technology skill levels on how to use Salesforce and other tools integrated with Salesforce
- Commitment to racial justice and gender equity principles
- Salesforce certification is preferred but not required.
- Knowledge of how funders and nonprofits work, including how nonprofits use advocacy to advance their mission.
- Knowledge and familiarity with trust-based philanthropy and participatory grantmaking
- Familiarity with other applications that integrate with Salesforce such as Campaign Monitor, Zapier, Tableau, Give Lively, Word Press, Gravity Forms, S-Docs, and Power Automate
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