Database Manager

Database Manager

Austin, TX

This is a full-time position, a minimum of 37.5 hours per week.


Reports to Vice President of Advancement

Other Internal: Development Staff, Finance Staff, Education Staff, and Board members.

External: Donors and sponsors

Database Manager is to provide best-in-class, proactive relationship management and services related to donors, foundations, corporate and government stakeholders. The Database Manager will develop and implement initiatives that enhance efficiency and provide value to the Development Team including: reporting, database updates, and general knowledge about donors.

Working with both Development and Finance, the Database Manager will analyze, implement, monitor, and evaluate all fund activities associated with Development initiatives.

1. Oversight of daily transactions
2. Daily/weekly/quarterly analytics and reporting related to revenue, communication, and or listings
3. Basic excel reporting such as pivots/V/Xlookups/Power Query
4. Evaluate big data and discern the most efficient way to build/update/manipulate datasets that source accurate and timely reporting
5. Data collection of revenue and comparison forecast
6. Maintaining records for annual audit
7. Assisting with schedules for campaigns
8. Reporting on donor giving
9. Support grant program requests
10. Support concert stewarding and fundraising events

Educational, Skills, and Work Experience:

1. Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent) required
2. 3+ years of CRM/database experience required, Tessitura is a plus;
3. 3+ years of non-profit donor experience or similar customer/client facing experience;
4. Data driven, attention to detail and able to translate data models into clear recommendations;
5. Ability to clearly understand, validate, interpret, and present data generated
6. Good communicator in English, written and spoken;
7. Self-Motivation – sets and achieves challenging goals; demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles;
8. High degree of engagement and passionate resolve;
9. Ability to work independently, sense of responsibility/ownership
10. Team player in a multi-cultural and multi-functional environment;
11. Ability to adapt easily to new responsibilities
12. Good knowledge of Excel, CANVA/PowerPoint and ideally statistical modeling

The information contained in this job description is intended to outline the general nature and scope of work being performed by an employee assigned to this position. It is not intended to be construed as a contract, or as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and capabilities required of a person employed in this capacity.

Job descriptions are subject to change at the discretion of the Austin Symphony Orchestra.

Will be present at ASO performances and activities throughout the community spanning Austin and Central Texas.

This position operates in a professional, non-smoking office environment, which at times can be busy with moderate noise and unscheduled interruptions. Routinely uses standard office equipment, such as computers & peripherals, phones, photocopiers and filing cabinets. There may be occasional outdoor activities and exposure to weather.

Due to the nature of this position and our business, background checks will be conducted as a condition of employment.

Salary is competitive within the industry, commensurate with experience and expertise, includes a competitive benefits package, $60K to $65K.

Please email Maggie Thompson at , attach your cover letter, resume, and list of three professional references as a single Adobe PDF file. Please make your subject line: Development Database Manager. No phone calls or physical mail please.

The ASO is committed to equity, inclusion, and non-discrimination, and it is our policy and goal to promote the inclusion and engagement of the residents of Austin and Central Texas across all protected classes of people, including, but not limited to, race, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, cultural background and experiences, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, socio-economic status, physical and mental ability, and religion in all aspects of employment.

The mission of the Austin Symphony Orchestra, Inc. is to enhance the cultural quality of life for adults and young people of Austin and Central Texas by providing excellence in music performance and educational programs.