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Database Assistant (Part-time, Oakland)

Reference   (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Location California - America North
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Part Time / Per Day
Level First Level
Deadline 08/02/2013
Company Name Global Footprint Network
Contact Name
Email jobs@footprintnetwork.org
Website Further Details / Applications
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IMPORTANT:  This Advertiser has requested that applicants MUST be National Residents / Valid Work Permit-holders.  Other applicants need not apply.


The Database Assistant is responsible for performing necessary tasks to update Global Footprint Network’s Salesforce database. He/She can expect to develop lists, enter and manage contacts, classify contacts, and help out with general administrative tasks associated with fundraising mailings. A critical aspect of the job is to pay strict attention to detail, proactively communicate with supervisor about prioritization of workload demands, and maintain timely entries to the database efficiently. This position reports to the Database Associate.


Specific responsibilities include:


  • Perform data entry, and maintain consistency of data input into Salesforce.
  • Produce lists for mailings and merge lists into email and word documents when necessary.
  • Perform daily, weekly and monthly maintenance including (but not limited to) purging duplicates, mass upload of new entries, fixing data entry errors in existing records, building hierarchies, managing users.
  • Recommend updates to the Salesforce Handbook including developing best practices, business rules, and work processes.
  • Enroll in online and local training classes, workshops and conferences to increase your knowledge of Salesforce.
  • Special projects as assigned.



The successful candidate will have the following minimum qualifications, skills and experience:


  • Experience in working in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment.
  • Knowledgeable about environmental sustainability and global resource issues.
  • College degree desirable, but not required.


  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate projects and meet deadline.
  • Must be a reliable, detail-oriented, self-starter.
  • Proficiency in MS Office and Salesforce.



Salary is commensurate with experience. Health insurance, 403(b) and other benefits are provided. Our collegial, open-plan office is located in a neighborhood with good transit access.

Application – Deadline: Friday, February 8, 2013 @ 5pm PST To apply send cover letter and resume to jobs@footprintnetwork.org; subject line MUST include the term “Database Assistant”. No phone calls please. Global Footprint Network is committed to diversity in the workplace. For more information about Global Footprint Network and the Ecological Footprint visit: www.footprintnetwork.org.

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