NLIHC Seeks Data Systems Coordinator

NLIHC seeks a data systems coordinator to ensure effective and efficient organization-wide use of Salesforce, related data, and integrated platforms to support the organization’s fundraising, membership, and advocacy initiatives and boost staff and organization efficiency and productivity. The data systems coordinator reports to the director of operations and works collaboratively with all Salesforce users across the organization.


  • Manage day-to-day administration of the Salesforce Nonprofit CRM, supporting 10+ users across several teams.
  • Strategize with teams about the most effective use of data systems and make database customizations to streamline workflows, making Salesforce the central hub for the organization.
  • Oversee integrations between Salesforce and other platforms – including Mailchimp, GiveSmart, Phone2Action, and Zoom – using declarative API services (like Zapier) and other solutions.
  • Customize Salesforce objects, fields, flows, and lists.
  • Build custom reports, forms/surveys, and dashboards specific to job functions.
  • Generate process maps for workflows related to membership, donations, grants, and events.
  • Manage data integrity, data reporting and dashboards, and standard data processes within the system.
  • Conduct data audits, update required information, and eliminate duplicate and/or outdated records.
  • Maintain control of access rights, security settings, and user privileges.
  • Provide organization-wide training on the importance of Salesforce as a central hub for the organization and how staff work is connected, including non-CRM users. Provide additional training to CRM users and meet regularly to discuss best practices and troubleshoot issues.
  • Serve as liaison to all vendor solutions.
  • Identify opportunities for growth and understand how to make those changes happen.
  • Stay abreast of new platform features and determine value to organization, update database, and train staff as appropriate.
  • Explore future options for vendors as necessary.
  • Coordinate future special projects, including integration of Salesforce with Sage Intacct Accounting software and managing email operations related to building email subscriber lists and segments of contacts.
  • Other duties as assigned.


This is a full-time position in Washington, DC. Applicants must have a strong commitment to social justice and NLIHC’s mission. Other requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum two years’ experience supporting Salesforce, preferably in a non-profit environment, with experience creating and managing flows, donor records, revenue tracking, campaigns, custom objects, and the integration of other platforms.
  • Strong project management, data management, and training and support skills.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong computer and technical skills, including advanced MS Excel Skills.
  • Ability to develop strong relationships and effectively work with individuals across all levels and departments.
  • Effective time management, organization, and leadership skills.
  • People-oriented person with customer-service approach to supporting colleagues who can work collaboratively to understand/address data-related concerns of various teams.
  • Resourceful and willing to learn, constantly thinking and learning about innovation and process.
  • Ability to be innovative, identify areas of improvement, and grow and change as the organization changes.

An equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, NLIHC offers a competitive salary and a generous benefits package. The salary range for this position is $67,000 to $90,000.

How to Apply:

Send a cover letter and resume to: Director of Operations Lakesha Dawson (NLIHC, 1000 Vermont Avenue, N.W., Suite 500, Washington, DC 20005) at [email protected]. The cover letter should describe the candidate’s interest in and relevant experiences for the position and include salary requirements. Please also include names and contact information for at least three people serving as candidate references. (NLIHC will not contact references before consulting with the candidate.)