Development Database Manager

Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy

Posted: 11/11/2019

Position Type: Full-Time (Paid)

Function: Fundraising/Development

Primary domain: Research

City: Hackensack

Postal code: 07601

State: New Jersey

Country: United States

Organization Information:


$10M - $20M


Mission statement:

Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy (PPMD) fights to end Duchenne. We accelerate research, raise our voices to impact policy, demand optimal care for every single family, and strive to ensure access to approved therapies.  For more information, please visit us at

Position Details:

Job Description:

Under the supervision of the senior vice president, development, this full-time position is responsible for data cleaning, management, enhancing and overseeing the organization’s development CRM system. This includes: recommending changes in practice in order to implement best-in-class procedures for data entry and utilization of CRM tools; daily monitoring and maintenance to improve and maintain data integrity; generating various accurate and timely reports as needed; and assisting with database-driven special projects. The database manager regularly accesses confidential and sensitive information and interacts with a diverse group of individuals both in and outside the organization.  The database manager must understand the vital importance of database integrity in terms of both efficiency and security and is a team player, an energetic, solution-oriented individual who is passionate about the PPMD mission and has superb communication skills.

Essential Functions

  • Monitor and maintain the development data and online giving system health and security
  • Provide development team database reports as required for the purposes of event management, cultivation and stewardship
  • Provide recommendations for systematic and procedural enhancements of data management process
  • Ensure accuracy of data entry and perform daily data input
  • Provide end-to-end technical support and problem resolution
  • Fully utilize database /CRM toolset in order to accomplish organization’s mission and development goals
  • Schedule and perform regular database maintenance
  • Create database management procedures and maintain peer credentials
  • Upgrade hardware and software as needed by assessing transaction processing and database options
  • Accomplish platform upgrades and improvements by supervising system programming
  • Provide support to development team for events and initiatives as directed
  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations


  • Proficient in  Blackbaud  (Luminate Online & LCRM) and Salesforce platforms
  • Data maintenance, analysis and reporting
  • Database management
  • Data entry
  • Prospect research
  • Promoting process improvement
  • Quality focus
  • Technical understanding
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Well organized, thorough work style
  • Flexibility
  • Clear and consistent communication


Not Specified


Commensurate with Experience

Posting Expiration Date:


How to Apply:

To apply, send cover letter and resume to:

Kelly Dougherty, SVP, Finance & Administration

Parent Project Muscular Dystrophy

401 Hackensack Avenue

9th Floor

Hackensack, NJ 07601

[email protected]

Phone calls not accepted.

PPMD is an equal opportunity employer


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