Data Analyst
Milwaukee, WI 
Posted 2 days ago
Position No Longer Available
Position No Longer Available
Job Description
As part of United Way’s Data & Measurement team, the Data Analyst position creates data insights that drive benchmarking and decision-making during our annual $55+ million community fundraising campaign.  The Data Analyst is responsible for collecting and distributing reports, creating dashboards, developing data visualizations and responding to data requests from United Way’s fundraising team. Additionally, the Data Analyst provides cross-departmental support for dashboards and data visualizations used by organizational leadership and key stakeholders to monitor progress towards strategic goals and KPIs.

  • Develop, create, and distribute weekly reports to monitor and benchmark United Way campaign fundraising efforts, including: overall performance, pace towards fundraising goal, accounts at risk, performance pace indicators, performance of key donor groups.
  • Support campaign goal-setting and projection-setting processes at beginning and close of annual fundraising period.  Provide data insights to account managers and organizational leadership to support decision-making; maintain database to reflect corporate and individual goals and projections; monitor accuracy of fundraising data post-campaign.
  • Update key CRM account information to support campaign reporting.  Includes tracking gift commitments in collaboration with account managers, estimating and projecting future gifts. 
  • Provide accurate, clear, and timely information in response to ad hoc data requests from fundraising team, using combination of CRM datamining techniques and SQL queries. Determine and communicate suitability of reporting for internal and external audiences, document requests, identify opportunities for automation of future requests.
  • Develop campaign analysis and data visualizations using PowerBI, including overall trends, designation patterns, and other insights into campaign outcomes.
  • Responsible for providing data support for annual corporate and individual solicitation efforts, telemarketing efforts, leadership donor recognition process.
  • Develop and maintain key PowerBI and CRM dashboards to support customers and internal staff in benchmarking fundraising goals.
  • Oversee the structure and standardization of corporate and individual donor accounts for the purpose of segmentation and reporting.
  • Perform data maintenance and quality assurance tasks within CRM to ensure accuracy and standardization. Identify opportunities for enhanced monitoring.

  • Create and maintain organizational dashboards using PowerBI, CRM and Excel to allow leadership to monitor KPIs and progress towards strategic goal objectives.
  • Manage ad hoc donor data requests from community impact, volunteer engagement, marketing, pledge processing and finance departments.  Determine and communicate suitability of reporting for internal and external audiences, document requests, identify opportunities for automation of future requests.
  • Provide Chief Operating Officer and Controller data on gift designations, fundraising projections, outstanding pledge commitments, and other data to support organizational budgeting process
  • Plan and execute with Chief Operating Officer annual campaign analyses required by United Way Worldwide
  • Support external requests for community impact data.
  • Support the identification and execution of Data & Measurement Team priorities and projects.
  • Support development of organizational data standards and organization information policies.
  • Participate in CRM optimization meetings: provide input on problem solving strategies, accept responsibility for relevant data requests, report any data issues relevant to the group.

  • Bachelor's degree from four-year college/university. Major in information technology, math, finance, statistics, business, economics or computer science preferred.
  • Minimum of two years data or business analysis experience.
  • Technical skills
    • Experience with SQL data queries
    • Advanced MS Excel skills (e.g. IF functions, macros, pivot tables, INDEXMATCH, etc.)
    • Experience with database management systems
    • Experience with data visualization software, i.e. MS Power BI or Tableau.
    • Advanced Microsoft Office experience.
  • Experience using analytics techniques to contribute to organizational growth efforts, i.e. increasing fundraising, achieving community impact goals or other key business outcomes.
  • Ability to translate complex problems using non-technical terms to multiple audiences & stakeholders
  • Excellent report-writing and presentation skills
  • Excellent math, problem-solving, quantitative and analytical skills 
  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills; ability to foster relationships with staff across departments and collaborate with diverse stakeholders.

All United Way information is held confidential.  There is no disclosure of any internal United Way strategic information, or volunteer, vendor and donor information.


  • Mission-Focused. The top priority for all United Way professionals is to create real social change that leads to better lives and healthier communities. This drives their performance and professional motivations.
  • Relationship-Oriented. United Way professionals understand that people come before process and is astute in cultivating and managing relationships toward a common goal.
  • Collaborator. United Way professionals understand the roles and contributions of all sectors of the community and can mobilize resources (financial and human) through meaningful engagement.
  • Results-Driven. United Way professionals are dedicated to shared and measurable goals for the common good; creating, resourcing, scaling, and leveraging strategies and innovations for broad investment and impact.
  • Brand Steward. United Way professionals are stewards of the brand and understand their role in growing and protecting the reputation and results of the greater network.
The physical demands at UWGMWC are representative of what is needed to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to operate a computer and telephone keyboard, reach, stoop and occasionally kneel.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision requirements due to computer work.
  • Light to moderate lifting is required (such as loading paper into a paper tray).
  • Ability to uphold to the stress of traveling (in designated positions).
  • Regular, predictable attendance is required; including additional overtime as business demands dictate.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Moderate noise (business office with computers, phone, printers and light traffic).
  • Ability to work in a confined area.
  • Ability to sit at a computer terminal for an extended period of time.
It is the policy of UWGMWC to comply with all relevant and applicable provisions of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended.  UWGMWC will not discriminate against any qualified applicant with respect to any terms, privileges or conditions of employment based upon an individual’s physical or mental disability.  UWGMWC will also make reasonable accommodation whenever and wherever possible for all employees or applicants with disabilities provided that the individual is otherwise qualified to safely perform the duties and assignments required by the job, and provided that any accommodation does not require significant difficulty or expense.  UWGMWC’s policy of non-discrimination applies to all personnel and employment practices including, but not limited to, job application procedures, hiring, advancement, termination, compensation, job training and other terms, conditions and privileges of employment.

It is the policy of UWGMWC to provide equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, veteran status or military service, or other nonmerit factor or other legally protected characteristic. This applies to all recruiting, hiring, placement, training, promotion, compensation, transfers and other employment-related programs and personnel actions.

  • United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County mandates that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID 19. For purposes of this policy, an employee is considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving the second dose of a two-dose vaccine (Pfizer or Moderna) or one dose of a single-dose vaccination (J&J) as well as timely boosters.
  • When requested, United Way will provide a reasonable accommodation/medical exemption for any disclosed medical condition or disability of a qualified individual or a sincerely held religious belief which prevents the employee from receiving a COVID-19 vaccination, provided the requested accommodation is reasonable and does not create an undue hardship for United Way and/or pose a direct threat to the health or safety of others in the workplace and/or to the requesting employee.


Position No Longer Available
Job Summary
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
Salary and Benefits
59,044 - 67,901 DOE
United Way offers an attractive salary, and excellent benefits that include health, vision, and dental coverage, generous vacation and other paid time off, life insurance, retirement plan, free downtown parking, and much more!
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
2 to 5 years
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