About POGO

Database Specialist

Founded in 1981, the Project on Government Oversight (POGO) is a nonpartisan independent watchdog that champions good government reforms. POGO’s investigations into corruption, misconduct, and conflicts of interest achieve a more effective, accountable, open, and ethical federal government.


We are seeking qualified and passionate applicants for our Database Specialist position in support of the above mission and to be part of POGO’s growing team.

The Database Specialist will work across multiple POGO teams (Development, Communications, Finance, and our Congressional Oversight Initiative) and be responsible for maintaining POGO’s supporter databases (currently in Luminate CRM, which is built on Salesforce and Luminate Online).

This position will report to the Development Director and the Chief Communications Strategist, and be supervised by the Community Engagement Manager.

The ideal candidate will have experience in database management at a non-profit or political organization.

Compensation: Competitive salary for a nonprofit commensurate with experience ($40,000 to $50,000 / year). Benefits currently include health insurance, dental plan, retirement contribution once eligible, life insurance, and short-term disability coverage, subject to the terms established by the insurance providers. Metro SmartTrip deferral and 403b investment plan available. Paid holiday, vacation, and sick leave provided.

EEO: POGO provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. We welcome all interested and qualified individuals to apply.

Primary Responsibilities

Essential Skills and Qualifications

POGO-ite General Requirements

To Apply:

Send a cover letter and resume to Pam Rutter at hr@pogo.org with “Database Specialist” in the subject line or mail to Project On Government Oversight, 1100 G Street, NW, #500, Washington, DC 20005.

No phone calls please.