Associate Partner Data Manager, Advancement Marketing Services

About EAB

At EAB, our mission is to make education smarter and our communities stronger. We harness the collective power of 1,600+ schools, colleges, and universities to uncover and apply proven practices and transformative insights. And since complex problems require multifaceted solutions, we work with each school differently to apply these insights through a customized blend of research, technology, and services. From kindergarten to college and beyond, EAB partners with education leaders, practitioners, and staff to accelerate progress and drive results across three key areas: enrollment management, student success, and institutional operations and strategy.

At EAB, we serve not only our partner institutions but each other—that's why we are always working to make sure our employees love their jobs and are invested in their community. See how we've been recognized for this dedication to our employees by checking out our recent awards.

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The Role in Brief:

Associate Partner Data Manager, Advancement Marketing Services

The Role in Brief:
Our Partner Data Managers are an integral part of a small team focused on finding data-based insights to help optimize advancement outcomes (fundraising and alumni giving) for our higher education college and university partners. Analysts work with our partners, internal account managers and each other to interpret for partners the real-world implications of advancement data. Associate Partner Data Managers collect and standardize disparate data sets and organize partner data for analysis and production. Ideal candidates have a passion for data-based decision-making and proven communication skills.


This role is based in Richmond, VA

Primary Responsibilities:


  • Liaise with clients and EAB account managers to collect and standardize partner data for analysis, including test for data integrity and work with partners to resolve data-related issues
  • Create and maintain documentation of business rules used to standardize and consume partner data
  • Stay knowledgeable and up-to-date on intricate partner data related issues
  • Serve as a point of contact for partner data specific questions under the account team
  • Promote and implement data standardization procedures among EAB team and our partners
  • Ensure high partner satisfaction ratings for data integrity and quality
  • Ensure specific partner data needs are met as they arise throughout the campaign cycle
  • Assist with interpreting and illustrating data for partner reports and presentations (creating charts and graphs)
  • Confidently participate in person, via email or phone with partners to discuss data requirements

    Basic Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field (or equivalent work experience)
  • 1 year of experience in either an analyst or data support role, or within an Advancement office in a role heavily focused on donor data
  • Experience communicating and collaborating in person, via email and on the phone
  • Excellent organization, attention to detail and time management skills
  • Ability to multi-task and adapt to changing priorities


Ideal Qualifications:


  • Experience with fundraising and/or marketing automation software
  • Familiarity with SQL
  • Familiarity with the fundraising, higher education and/or direct marketing industries
  • Experience using data and analytics in a fundraising environment a plus


Consistent with our belief that our employees are our most valuable resource, EAB offers a competitive and inclusive benefits package.

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance; dependents and domestic partners eligible
  • 401(k) retirement plan with company match
  • 20+ days of PTO annually, in addition to paid firm holidays
  • Daytime leave policy for community service or fitness activities (up to 10 hours a month each)
  • Paid parental leave for birthing and non-birthing parents
  • Phase Back to Work program for employees returning from parental leave
  • Infertility treatment coverage and adoption or surrogacy assistance
  • Wellness programs including gym discounts and incentives to promote healthy living
  • Dynamic growth opportunities with merit-based promotion philosophy
  • Benefits kick in day one, see the full details here.


At EAB, we believe that to fulfill our mission to “make education smarter and our communities stronger” we need team members who bring a diversity of perspectives to the table and a workplace where each team member is valued, respected and heard.

To that end, EAB is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we make employment decisions on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need. We don’t discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. 

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