Children's Home Society of Florida

  • Advancement & Data Services Specialist

    Job Locations US-FL-Orlando
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Advancement & Data Services Specialist supports philanthropic data collection and management efforts in support of CHS’s mission, and strategic plan that maximize donor cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship efforts to grow philanthropy revenue.  This involves inputting, proofing and validating a variety of data in the donor management software and related fundraising applications, while confirming the integrity of those systems, as well as providing support to data analysis and reporting.  Overall, the Advancement & Data Services Specialist contributes to the CHS high performance culture by exhibiting our values and providing quality results that keep CHS as the premier provider of child, family and behavioral health support services.


    1. Support philanthropic data collection and management efforts in support of CHS’s mission and strategic plan that maximize donor cultivation, solicitation and stewardship efforts to grow philanthropy revenue.
    • Perform prompt, accurate centralized data entry on behalf of the Home and Division offices, including but not limited to supporting the timely processing and acknowledgement of annual gifts, pledges, pledge payments, matching claims, memorial gifts, in honor gifts, and other contributions to CHS.
    • Support the development of donor and mailing lists for CHS fundraising efforts.
    • Input operational, service and/or donor related data into the database; locate and correct data entry errors.
    • Provide training and consultation on gift tracking, analysis and reporting.
    • Assist in managing new data from outside sources, assessing integrity and appropriateness of all data identified for potential system import and conducting import process.
    • Develop queries within the database to access specific information; perform searches to find information requested by team members.
    • Create and/or request system codes as needed and consult with users on coding and tracking for localized fundraising and volunteer efforts.
    • Trouble shoot and problem solve database issues; log and respond to user requests in a timely and effective manner.
    • Works with the Finance Department to support accounting, auditing functions and standards
    • Conduct research for empirical data on individuals, corporations and foundations using creative techniques and a wide variety of biographical, organizational and financial sources, including but not limited to in-house files, online database services, Internet resources, library and government sources and other external reference material as needed.
    • Perform various administrative duties when needed.
    1. Contribute to an engaging, positive work environment.
    • Participate actively in departmental meetings, training and education, as well as the quality management process.
    • Comply with CHS policies, procedures, code of conduct, contracts and other legal obligations.
    • Assist with training other team members and providing back up when necessary.
    • Pick up projects on the fly; perform other duties as assigned from time to time.
    • Demonstrate the CHS Common Bond Values in the performance of all job duties.



    All degrees must be from an accredited university.

    ·         High school diploma or GED, required

    ·         Two years of experience working with spreadsheets and databases, required

    ·         Two years of experience training or supporting application systems and users,


    ·         Experience using Raiser’s Edge or similar fundraising software, strongly preferred

    ·         Experience in child welfare, human or social services, strongly preferred


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