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Manager, Database Systems & Development Services

Please Touch Museum

How would you like to work for a nonprofit organization that strongly believes in a culture of learning and collaboration? How would you like to be part of Management team of the most beloved children’s museum in Philadelphia? Now is your chance to be part of a nonprofit organization that changes a child’s life as they discover the power of learning through play.  Please Touch Museum seeks an experienced, energetic, and dynamic Manager Database Systems & Development Services that leads management of PTM data systems throughout the Museum. Responsible for Altru database as it relates to CRM, Fundraising, Membership, Events, Revenue Financial reconciliation and Reporting. Serves as manager/leader for all departments who utilize databases. This position is responsible for compiling the museum’s financial and non-financial data, identifying economic and business trends.

Other development responsibilities include but are not limited to: Managing all prospect and donor information; fundraising analysis on an ongoing basis; serve as primary technical resource for Development Department staff to provide day to day database support; oversee data-related component of mailings; manage special projects; handles all ticket and/or membership donations/giveaways; identify trends and developments in competitive environments.

Process development department check requests, purchase orders, and petty cash receipts; lead gift processing by maintaining pledge records and acknowledgment systems for all contributions; prepare FYE reporting and analysis; weekly, monthly and quarterly reconciliation and prepare monthly fundraising/membership reports to be used for analysis, projections and/or presentations

Museum wide database responsibilities: collaborating with cross-functional teams to handle troubleshooting issues; work with the IT department on hardware and software regulations; drives the implementation of database strategies; complies all data and prepares standardize reports and well as requests for customized designs database queries and compile data for research projects; organizes and tracks all surveys conducted by PTM; complies all data and prepares reports training for all staff; develops regular training programs related to database systems; manage all software subscriptions and utilizes various computer financial information systems in the preparation of evaluation and reports relating to assigned departments.

Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s degree required, with an emphasis on Accounting, Business Administration, Economics, Statistics, Finance or a related field; 3-4 years of experience in analyzing and/or managing data; working with database system and able to implement training programs related to database system; preference for experience with donor or fundraising databases; understanding and implement database information; proven strong analysis and reasoning skills; able to break down complex information into component parts, sort and group data and sees themes in related information; demonstrated ability to prioritize workload and manage deadlines; works effectively on projects that cross functional lines; ensures accuracy in documentation and data; carefully monitors processes and establishes high standards despite pressing deadlines; diligently attends to details and pursues quality in accomplishing tasks; keeps current on fiscal procedures, principles and standards, etc to ensure that all data is properly calculated and reported; maintains confidentiality of data including donor and financial data; strong analytic thinking skills; ability to analyze donor prospect research information; ability to work in multi-disciplinary teams; exceptional interpersonal and oral communication skills.

To Apply

To be honest; PTM is not for everyone. If you dislike a fun educational environment and a collaborative workforce, then PTM is probably not for you. If you do like an excellent time off package and competitive salary, please apply.  To apply for this opportunity, please email your cover letter, accomplishments and resume to: CHRO, Please Touch Museum, 4231 Avenue of the Republic, Philadelphia, PA 19131; fax to: (215)-581-3182; Email: employment@pleasetouchmuseum.org. Office phone:  215-581-3189  EOE