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Vice President, Data Services

NGP VAN / EveryAction is hiring a Vice President of Data Services to lead a team of data engineers in a fast-paced, growing organization focused on delivering best-of-breed software to nonprofit clients. This role is vital to successful engagement and implementation for our expanding client base, specifically with nonprofits of all sizes.

A successful candidate will have a proven track record of conversion, migration and integration work with a broad range of online and offline data, preferably with experience spanning fundraising and digital realms. The ideal candidate will be fluent in the particular needs of the nonprofit market, with the ability to understand the worlds of client programs, CRM, and onboarding. This person will work closely with our other Account Management, Client Support, Sales, and Product Engineering teams specifically on how to best convert, migrate, and integrate data to support new clients adopting our platforms.  As the head of the department, this person will also be responsible in the areas of data strategy, implementation and tactics, forecasts, budgets, projections, and performance.

The Vice President of Data Services has many responsibilities – including program, operations and people manager, resource analyst, process driver and subject matter expert on data management and solutions – but your primary focus will be working with a team of 15 data engineers and architects to deliver positive data migration and onboarding experience for our clients as they launch on our product(s). This is an essential role in helping the company scale with our clients while creating processes to gain efficiencies and establish best practices.

You should be someone who has:

  • Strong technical background in data and solutions architecture.
  • Record of success supporting a fast-paced business organization, providing technical expertise and solutions experience.
  • Excellent ability to manage client relationships, especially through sensitive data issues, and to solve problems effectively.
  • Has a customer-first mentality, including the ability to work with clients on tight deadlines and help clients prioritize.  
  • Experience with nonprofit data practices, specifically fundraising and/or digital.
  • Ability to influence across teams, communicating technical concepts clearly and effectively, and demonstrating their value as part of our business and the customer experience
  • Prior experience managing a team responsible for delivering on multiple concurrent projects.

Your skills and experience might include:

  • 8+ years’ experience in data management and/or implementation services.
  • 3+ years of experience with SaaS CRM platforms and custom-built cloud applications.
  • 2+ years’ experience managing a technical team of all levels, including coaching and developing talent.

The most successful candidates will have:

  • Experience with fundraising nonprofits and/or political CRM products.
  • Experience with budgets, sales pricing structures, market-driven organizations, and/or running a revenue-neutral services function focused on timely client delivery. 
  • Understanding of good SQL software design practices. Analytics and reporting experience is a huge plus.
  • Experience with relational databases and data management best practices.

How to Apply

This job is in the Washington, DC office. Please apply via the form found on the right hand of this page or on our careers page.

About NGP VAN

NGP VAN is a technology company whose team members do exciting and meaningful work that has a significant impact on promoting civil rights, social justice, and environmental responsibility.

Employees enjoy an unusually generous set of benefits, including 12 weeks paid parental leave, profit sharing, 100% premium-paid health/dental, and an ongoing education allowance.  NGP VAN is one of only a handful of companies to be recognized as one of the fastest growing companies in America by Inc. Magazine for 10 years. Inc. Magazine also recognized us as one of the 50 Best Places to Work in 2016.

We were named one of the Coolest Companies of 2016 by DC Inno. We've also been named one of the top 50 fastest growing companies in the DC area by the Washington Business Journal and SmartCEO. The Wall Street Journal wrote “NGP VAN is something of a secret weapon for the Democratic Party and the labor unions and progressive groups that use it.” We have also won the AAPC award for Best Use of New Technology, and the Campaigns & Elections Award for Most Innovative Product.

Join our team and work alongside about 200 smart, passionate, and innovative co-workers, many of whom are industry recognized as experts in their fields.

NGP VAN believes a diverse, inclusive staff makes us a stronger company and better partner for our clients. We’re committed to hiring people of all races, ethnicities, ages, sex, genders, sexual orientation or gender identities, marital status, religions, and disabilities.Women, people of color, LGBTQ individuals, and members of other minority or marginalized groups are encouraged to apply.

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