Development Gift and Data Processor

Children's Health Defense
New Jersey, United States
$55,000.00 - $65,000.00
Closing date
Feb 23, 2023


Position: Gift and Data Processor

Supervisor: Database Manager

Location: Remote

Salary: 55-65K annually
Hours: Full time (40 hours per week)

CHD Overview:

Children’s Health Defense (CHD) is a litigation advocacy organization dedicated to protecting child health, ending the epidemic of children’s chronic health conditions by eliminating harmful environmental exposures, holding those responsible accountable, and establishing safeguards. Guided by science, we are tackling big pharma, holding big industry accountable at an unprecedented scale, and establishing safeguards to make a safer environment for children. We share our discoveries about harmful environmental exposures with the public and nurture a culture of leadership in communities. Our programs and resources cultivate science literacy and build a foundation of collaborative problem-solving among our next generation of leaders, scientists, physicians, citizens, and stewards. Working both nationally and internationally, our collaborative approach engages local communities, governments, the private sector, and other partners.  


Position Overview:
Under the supervision of the Database Manager, the Gift and Data Processor will process gifts received from individual donors, foundations, and other sources of fundraising revenue, and generate timely and accurate acknowledgement letters and tax receipts. They will analyze the format and intent of donor gifts to assure accurate entry in Raiser’s Edge NXT, create new and maintain existing records by reviewing and entering biographical information, and conduct basic research as needed in order to ensure data accuracy and integrity. This includes updating addresses, phone numbers and emails, employment information; deceased constituents, marriage and family information.




Key Responsibilities

  • Accurate and timely processing of all gift and pledges (checks, cash, credit cards, securities, bank drafts, gifts-in-kind, matching gifts), from individuals and foundations
  • Generate acknowledgement/tax receipt letters
  • Create and maintain donor records in Raiser’s Edge NXT
  • Maintain electronic copies of acknowledgements/tax receipts and gift back up documents, and provide upon request
  • Generate constituent pledge reminders on a regular basis
  • Ensure proper confirmation of matching gift donations
  • Provide gift/pledge/payment customer service to alumni and donors via telephone and email
  • Assist with basic database hygiene (i.e. duplicate removals, address/name changes, do not mail lists)
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned


  • 2 – 3 years’ experience in data processing, with a strong preference for gift processing experience
  • College degree
  • A strong understanding of and belief in CHD’s mission
  • Experience with Raiser’s Edge NXT, strongly preferred
  • Computer software proficiency including but not limited to, Microsoft Office suite
  • Understanding of when to communicate with other departments to investigate transactions with incomplete data to ensure proper gift processing
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Basic knowledge of general accounting principles
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to limit data entry errors
  • Exceptional time-management and organizational skills
  • Ability to handle sensitive data and maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to work interdependently and independently in a collaborative environment

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