Senior Manager-Development (Fundraising & Communications Data Strategy)

Posted on 03/05/2021

NYU Langone Health

New York, NY

The Office of Development and Alumni Affairs has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Manager of Development passionate about the power of philanthropy in healthcare and health education. This individual is a key member of the Donor Stewardship and Experience (DSE) team. The DSE team is responsible for the engagement, recognition, and retention of constituent groups across Development including: individual donors, corporate and event sponsors, and community partners. This position will support the expansion of the institutions donor base by ensuring more effective constituent communication based on a fully integrated data strategy. They will leverage data-driven decision-making in all aspects of large-scale communication execution and future planning.

Key Responsibilities

  • Serve as the departmental liaison between fundraising teams and Fundraising Analytics & Data Services (FADS) to ensure mass communications & special events data list plans coincide with overall departmental strategy
  • Coordinate with key internal teams to ensure communications data list plans are in compliance with departmental, organizational, and legal requirements & regulations
    Support fundraising teams in developing audience inclusion & exclusion criteria and segmentation strategies for communication data list pulls
  • Manage the execution of data list pulls for donor communications using Blackbaud CRMs Marketing Effort function
  • Seek out and implement ways to improve efficiency in departmental practices in using the database for communications management
  • In collaboration with FADS & fundraising teams, conceptualize new reports that assist the development efforts in using data to inform donor communications & engagement strategies


  • Bachelor’s degree and 5-8+ years of relevant experience in a development setting required
  • Knowledge of non-profit healthcare philanthropy and/or direct response
  • Fundamental understanding of relational database design, data queries, and reporting systems
  • Ability to create meaningful data deliverables that also communicate rationale and processes to others
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Unmatched planning, time management, and organizational skills
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment; adaptable and flexible to ever-evolving schedules
  • Ability to work independently and as a collaborative team member
  • Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills with outstanding resourcefulness and creative approach to problem solving
  • Ability to build relationships and work cross-functionally across the Development department, other NYULH departments, and external contractors or vendors
  • Driven self-starter, with an entrepreneurial mindset
  • Advanced proficiency in Blackbaud (CRM) products: Blackbaud CRM, Luminate Online, and Luminate Beta
  • 2 years of management experience preferred


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