Database Assistant: Development & Alumni Relations

Closing date

12 January 2018




Development & Alumni Relations Office

Required hours

Full Time


Grade 4




£23,573 - £26,141 per annum

The Royal College of Art is the world’s pre-eminent art and design university. The College is home to some 2,100 students from more than 65 countries, pursuing a range of post-graduate programmes and fields of doctoral research.
In the near future, the RCA is planning its first fully comprehensive philanthropic fundraising campaign, to create a unified new site in Battersea and to fully support its students, academic staff and long term vision. In readiness for this exciting new chapter in the RCA‘s history, the Development and Alumni Relations team are expanding in a number key strategic areas, and creating several rare opportunities to join a dynamic team at one of the most unique, inspirational and influential art and design institutions in the world.
The RCA is seeking to appoint a Database Assistant whose main responsibilities will be the accurate and timely recording of data, including gifts, and the updating of biographical details in the RCA’s database, Raiser’s Edge. The Database Assistant will support the RCA’s 100+ users in providing mailing lists as and when required, and updating details on behalf of programmes. This role is also responsible for the cleanliness of the data in the database, ensuring that other users adhere to guidelines, and performing data cleansing on a regular basis.
The Database Assistant will be an integral part of the Development and Alumni Relations team. It is essential that applicants for this role are educated to ‘A’ level or equivalent and possess a high level of accuracy and a methodical attention to detail. Awareness of standards for managing and protecting information, including information security and data protection principles is required along with an aptitude to use a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) database.  
Interviews will be held on Wednesday 24 January 2018.

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The Royal College of Art is committed to equal opportunities for all and is a Two Ticks employer & Stonewall Diversity Champion. The College particularly welcomes applications from all sections of the community and would particularly encourage members of minority groups to apply.  

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