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Development Officer

Development Officer

  • Location:

    Kingston upon Thames

  • Sector:

    Major Donor, Trust / Statutory

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  • Salary:

    £31,804 - 35,494 per year

  • Contact:

    Ashby Jenkins

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  • Published:

    over 3 years ago

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This respected university based on the outskirts of London is recruiting for a Development Officer (maternity cover), to work within its dynamic and ambitious team.  The organisation’s development office has been delivering a highly successful annual giving programme. The Development Officer will manage a mid-level portfolio of prospective donors and personally solicit gifts working to an agreed income target.

The Person

  • You will have experience of soliciting four and five figure gifts
  • You will have excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to maintain relationships with a wide range of internal stakeholders including academics, alumni and donors
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • You will be ambitious and target focused, with experience of delivering against KPIs

The Department

The university has extensive industry links, a number of world-class schools and a strong entrepreneurial ethos, topping the league tables for the number of graduate start-ups for the last five years.  In addition to this, the university has one of the most diverse student bodies of any UK university, running a number of highly successful outreach and support programmes targeting disadvantaged young people and currently educates more local authority care leavers than any other UK university.

This role comes with an excellent benefits package including 35 days annual leave (excluding bank holidays) and a final salary pension scheme.

If you know would like to apply for this role please send your CV through to or call Ashby for an informal discussion on 020 71986040.