The RSPB has always been here to save nature - from our origins as a campaign to end the use of feathers in women's hats right through to our present-day groundbreaking research, saving species from extinction, protecting some of wildlife's finest sites in the UK and beyond and engaging millions of people in the wonders of wildlife. We've been successful because we've always adapted. We've never stood still. We have and continue to evolve.
A critical part of this is fundraising and engaging our supporters and the Supporter Data Delivery team plays an important role in this. We are looking to recruit an individual to join and upskill as a data processing specialist. You will assist with training, providing support for front-line colleagues, help investigate problems, and correct errors and anomalies within the database by interpreting and utilizing a range of dashboards, correction scripts, and integrity reports, as well as assist with the testing of new developments & system upgrades to ensure data quality and integrity is maintained.
As part of a team of three Data Support Engineers and two Senior Data Support Engineers, you will work to maintain the integrity of our supporter's personal data to ensure they receive the best experience possible from the RSPB whilst adhering to individual data protection preferences. You will be an excellent communicator, skilled in organizing yourself in a fast-paced and busy working environment, and have an impressive track record in getting things done, as well as being able to identify and realize new opportunities.
This is an ideal opportunity for someone that has a real passion for data and is looking for an entry point into this field to further their career.
What's the role about?
The RSPB has one of the largest charity membership databases in the UK, this role sits at the heart of our data acquisition process ensuring the data we collect is compliant, accurate, and fulfills the purpose for which it was acquired.
This role will deliver the daily import and integrity of data within the RSPB's main supporter database. The post holder will ensure that all data is imported on a timely basis, is accurate, of high quality, and adheres to our business rules and standards.
The role will also provide support to front-end users and training and support for new users, as well as testing of new suppliers and campaign data, and flows.
Essential skills, knowledge, and experience:
Desirable skills, knowledge, and experience:
This is a Fixed-Term role for 37.5 hours per week, for 6 months. The RSPB reserves the right to extend or make this role permanent without further advertising dependent on business needs at the end of the contract term.
We are looking to conduct interviews for this position immediately.
As part of this application, you will be asked to provide a copy of your CV and complete a short form. If you wish to provide a cover letter with your application, please include this at the end of your CV document upload.
This role will require the completion of the standard pre-employment checks. The RSPB is an equal opportunities employer. This role is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.
Before applying for this role, we recommend reading through the candidate guidance notes attached to the top of this advert.