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Data Selection Officer Job at VSO - Career Opportunity in Tanzania
VSO Tanzania 38 Days Ago
Job Category: NGO - Non Government Organisations
Job Type: Full-Time
Deadline of this Job: 26 October 2020
Duty Station: Tanzania
Posted: 19-10-2020
Job Status
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 19-10-2020
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 19-10-2065
Job Description

Vacancy title:
Data Selection Officer

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Management ]

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Deadline of this Job:
26 October 2020  

Duty Station:
Within Tanzania , Dar es Salaam , East Africa

Date Posted: Monday, October 19, 2020 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

VSO is the world’s leading international development organisation that works through volunteers to fight poverty. Working in 24 countries around the world, our unique role in international development is to place committed volunteers with carefully selected organisations where their skills can have the greatest impact. Our extraordinary volunteers live and work in some of the world’s poorest communities. Sharing their unique skills and experience to generate new ideas and new ways of doing things, helping the communities they work in lift themselves out of poverty. We’re not about delivering quick fixes, but instead we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change, that will impact generations to come. Join us and help us work towards our vision of a world without poverty. .

Role overview
You will implement data selections for direct communications to the VSO supporter base. You will be expected to manage the data aspects of fundraising and communication activities with responsibility for the effective and accurate selection and segmentation of data, including export routines using Raiser’s Edge and Excel. You will work under the guidance of experienced team members who know VSO processes and data well.

You will work with colleagues in other teams to plan and implement data selection projects, gathering requirements, providing and taking feedback on counts, agreeing deadlines and resolving issues in a timely manner. You must ensure that all data selected and transmitted is in compliance with data protection laws and VSO data policies and meets the communication preferences expressed by the supporters being selected.

Job Skills: Not Specified

Skills, qualifications and experience
Competencies and Behaviour
This is a technical role and it is essential that you have the right work experience. You will need substantial experience producing complex and segmented data extracts using Raiser’s Edge, and you will be expert in handling and manipulating large data sets using Microsoft Excel. You will have experience working with direct marketing or fundraising teams and be able to coordinate data selection projects and activities involving multiple teams with differing timelines. You should also have a working knowledge of UK data protection laws and experience of running data selections that are compliant with those laws and organisational data policies.

Job Education Requirements: Not Specified

Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified

Work Hours: 8


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