Database Administrator

Contract type: Permanent

Hours: 22.5 hours per week over 3 days, 52 weeks per year

Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum FTE ( this will be pro-rata'd for part time hours) 

Anticipated start date: ASAP

Closing date: 24th June 2024

Interviews: To follow shortly after closing date

Location: Buckingham, Buckinghamshire

The Old Stoic Society supports Old Stoics throughout their lives by means of support, activities, connections and members’ services. The department’s database, currently ‘Raiser’s Edge’ (RE), is part of the lifeblood of the team, and crucial to its success. We are looking for a Database Administrator to manage this essential role in assisting with the smooth and successful implementation of Development, Old Stoic Society and Alumni strategies. This role requires diligence, accuracy, consistency and enthusiastic personality.

Working as an integral part of a small, friendly team, the Database Administrator is an essential role in effectively running “the engine” of our operation – our database! The work carried out is fundamental to increasing our donor prospect pool and creating a more streamlined approach to donor management and alumni engagement.  You will be confident planning and priority setting, prioritising what’s important to the department’s objectives, scheduling daily, weekly, monthly and annual activities as well as planning for peaks and troughs in workload. You will be experienced in handling, inputting and using complex data and databases and be familiar with data protection legislation, data cleansing and good practice.

Please read the full Job Description here.

The Stowe Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children.  Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers, the Disclosure and Barring Service and an online background check with our 3rd party provider SP-Index.

The School reserves the right to withdraw the advert before the closing date. 

Person Specification

The selection of candidates for short-listing will be based on this specification and candidates should bear this in mind when preparing their application and completing the application form:





  • Education to A-level standard
  • Specialist Skills & Experience

  • Planning & Priority Setting: Prioritising what’s important to the department’s objectives; scheduling daily, weekly, monthly and annual activities, planning for peaks and troughs in workload.


  • Database Management: experience in handling, inputting and using complex data and databases.


  • Research: having the rigour to unearth opportunities or issues within our database.


  • Familiarity with data protection legislation, data cleansing and good practice.


  • Experience using Blackbaud’s ‘Raisers Edge’ database programme.

Personal Qualities

  • Mature, congenial and enthusiastic personality.


  • Great attention to detail


  • Strong team-worker – ability to thrive and collaborate in a small, closely-knit, and dedicated team.


  • Able to work on one’s own initiative when required.
  • High levels of personal discipline to complete a task.


  • Excellent organisational skills.



To apply now, please download the application form for this job here. We look forward to receiving your application.