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Data Specialist

Job ID: BH347790

Category: Excel Guru, Data Analyst

Specialty: Accounting & Finance

Head Start Yes — GL- Excel Guru


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Hourly: $18-20

Background Check: Yes

Why open: Backlog of work


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Client Job Title: Data Specialist

Contract Duration: 2 months

Job Location: Onsite Mon-Thur, work from home on Friday until September then in office on Fridays too

77 Water St
Downtown of the 2,3, J,Z, 4,5 R,W, 1

Hours: 9-5 Mon-Thurs and 9-2 on Fri

Company Information, Industry, Size:

Met Council is America’s largest Jewish charity dedicated to serving the needy. We fight poverty through comprehensive social services and by treating each client with compassion, integrity and respect. Our ten different departments are staffed by experts who help over 225,000 clients each year and advocate on behalf of all needy New Yorkers. Our programs range from 100% affordable housing at 21 locations to our family violence program to Holocaust survivor assistance to senior programming to crisis intervention to the largest free kosher food distribution program in the world. Our network of 75 food pantries, affordable housing sites and JCCs provide services directly in neighborhoods across New York.

Interview Process: Video to start ASAP

Must Haves:

  • Strong Excel Skills, including data manipulation
  • Experience handling large datasets and entering them into a CRM
  • Bachelor’s Degree or 1+ years experience in the data field.


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • AWARDS system experience
  • Data mining experience

Job Summary/Description:

A leader in social services is looking for a contract Data Specialist to join the team.  This individual will help with data mining and data integrity within the organizations CRM.

Clients Description:

Position Summary:
To support the management of AWARDS, Met Council’s agency and network-wide database for tracking client demographic and service information. To extract, analyze, and utilize statistical data, to identify weaknesses in data integrity. To improve data quality within the Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Database.

Please note: This is a temporary position currently funded for two months.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Conduct data mining to ensure accurate data input across our CRM Platform. Address data quality issues as needed.
  • Interface with AWARDS (CRM) Database to correct and improve issues affecting data integrity.
  • Maintain clear and positive communication with Supervisor, AWARDS users, program directors, and other stakeholders through all interactions.


  • Analysis and Reasoning Skills
  • Attention to Detail
  • Accountability & Dependability
  • Ethical Handling of Information

Skill and Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree Required
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel
  • Good Communication Skills
  • Experience with CRM Database Administration
  • Experience with AWARDS a plus

Success Criteria and Measurements:

  • Acknowledges all data and technical requests from others in an efficient, responsible, timely and courteous manner.
  • Carefully checks the accuracy of data operations.


The Planet Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Type: Temp/Contract

Location: New York, New York