Database Officer

Reference number: 47998

Title: Database Officer

Location: London

Salary: £26839.00 (Including London Allowance)

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Closing date: Friday 19 August 2022

Interview date: TBC

Contract type: Permanent

Job advert:

About the role

Sense has an exciting opportunity for someone to join our Engagement team as a Database Officer. This full time position will be based at our office in King's Cross, London.

This role sits within the Engagement Team; who are fast paced with a varied and large work load, the successful candidate will be expected to manage their own task list and prioritise where necessary. Working with the Database Manager, you will be responsible for maintaining accurate data on Sense’s supporter database so that our Engagement teams can liaise with their supporters in a timely and effective manner. This will include creating, maintaining and running import profiles for data from third parties and websites, data selections for marketing and fundraising activity.

Key skills and experience required:

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with ability to communicate with both technical and non-technical colleagues at all levels of the organisation
  • Good understanding of Relational Databases, technically and real world application
  • A clear understanding of data protection regulations and other regulatory frameworks

For the full job description and person specification please see links below. 

About Sense

For everyone living with complex disabilities. For everyone who is deafblind. Sense is here to help people communicate and experience the world. We believe that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential.

Working at Sense can be incredibly rewarding; we offer the opportunity to work in a large, diverse and successful charity where people can develop their skills, knowledge and careers in a supportive and flexible environment. In addition we have excellent training and development, the opportunity for you to join our Group Personal Pension scheme and a generous annual leave entitlement.

To apply

Please use the link below to complete your application. Managers will use your application to shortlist candidates for interview; in relation to the Personal Specification. Therefore, it is very important you complete this section thoroughly.  We would recommend that you read the candidate guidelines, job description and person specification (found at the base of this advert) before applying.

Please note to avoid disappointment, we advise you to submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to close posts at any time.

No agency submissions please: any submissions without prior authorisation from the Sense Recruitment Team will be treated as our own and as such no fee will be payable.

If you require any further assistance, please contact the Recruitment Team on 0121 415 6735 or

Sense is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable children and adults and expects all employees to share this commitment. Therefore, all offers of employment, where appropriate, are subject to a DBS check; level dependant on the nature of the role.

For this role we particularly welcome applications from candidates from underrepresented ethnic minority backgrounds and candidates with disabilities. Sense is committed to equality of opportunity, and to promoting and celebrating the diversity of staff, volunteers and the people we work with. Everyone's contribution is valued and we ensure they're given the opportunity to realise their potential. We welcome applications from talented people from all sections of the community who share our values and belief that no one, no matter how complex their disabilities, should be isolated, left out, or unable to fulfil their potential. For more information please visit:

Job description: Download the job description

Candidate guidelines: Download the candidate guidelines

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