Access Fund is seeking a full-time Software & Data Systems Specialist to help create and manage a sustainable technology infrastructure that supports organizational growth. We are the national climbing advocacy organization that keeps US climbing areas open and conserves the climbing environment. Founded in 1991, Access Fund represents climbers nationwide in all forms of climbing: rock, ice, mountaineering, and bouldering.
Summary of Position: The Software & Data Systems Specialist (SDSS) is guided by the Access Fund’s Technical Strategist and is a member of the Access Fund Operations team. The SDSS is responsible for:
1) Maintaining and administering our Salesforce CRM, including NGOConnect.
2) Providing technical and software support to the internal team to assist with donor development, membership, functional programs, and technical operations.
3) Collaborating on strategic projects that create sustainable technical infrastructure to support ongoing operations and organizational growth.
The ideal candidate needs to be self-motivated, able to thrive while dealing with change, and enjoy a team-based culture that works in an open office environment. The position is based in Access Fund’s headquarters in Boulder, Colorado.
Managing the day-to-day CRM and technical infrastructure of the organization.
Supporting and maintaining infrastructure surrounding the organization’s data. This includes: regular upgrades, data integrity, troubleshooting, and workflow and process management.
Understanding and implementing CRM functionality and best practices to ensure that Access Fund has a cutting edge data system.
Developing AF staff into proficient CRM users.
Running Access Fund’s data and reporting platforms; developing and implementing systems, workflows, and processes that help streamline and automate fundraising, membership, and programmatic activities.
Designing and producing technical systems that provide critical business information, insights, and solutions across the organization.
Ability to work a consistent 40 hour week, with occasional evening and weekend responsibilities.
A minimum of two (2) years of experience working in an environment that utilizes a CRM system (non-profit and Salesforce experience preferred).
Basic technical integration skills like simple wrapper scripts and SQL queries.
Strong computer skills paired with a willingness to learn and propagate best practices for both legacy and newly acquired software tools.
Ability to work collaboratively in a team setting, with staff based in Boulder, CO office and remote, regional staff.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills; including communicating technical issues to non-technical staff.
Self-starter, capable of taking direction but working independently.
Knowledge of the climbing advocacy work of Access Fund.
A bachelor's degree or higher
Experience working and managing a non-profit Salesforce Environment
More advanced Excel and Access macro/Visual Basic coding
Additional Salary Information: Pro-deal participation; membership at local bouldering gym
Salary range: $45-$55,000
Full Access Fund benefits, including health insurance, dental, disability, retirement matching
About Access Fund
The Access Fund is the national advocacy organization that keeps U.S. climbing areas open and conserves the climbing environment. Founded in 1991, the Access Fund supports and represents over 6.3 million climbers nationwide in all forms of climbing; rock climbing, ice climbing, mountaineering, and bouldering. Six core programs support the mission on national and local levels: public policy, stewardship & conservation (including grants), grassroots activism, landowner support, climber education, and land acquisition.