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Head of Philanthropy and Events

Head of Philanthropy and Events

This is an excellent opportunity to join an established University as Head of Philanthropy and Events. This is an exciting time to be joining the University, which is embarking on a large fundraising campaign to tie in with a major anniversary. The role reports to the Director of Development and is being recruited as a 3 year fixed term contract.

In this role you will lead and inspire a large team of Philanthropy and Events professionals, and you will lead and shape the strategic direction of the philanthropy and events portfolio.

In order to be considered for the post, it is essential that you have outstanding communications skills and proven track record of turning strategy into action. You will demonstrate problem solving skills, innovative thinking and a track record of raising five to seven figure gifts, partnerships and/or sponsorship. Your experience may have been gained in high value relationship sales, marketing, business development, public relations or investor relations. Alternatively you may have worked in a higher education institution, arts organisation, major charity, or international non-governmental organisations (NGO).  

The closing date for this post is 26 January 2017, with interviews planned for mid-February. If you are interested in this exciting post, please send through an updated CV asap to register your interest. Alternatively, please contact Matt Adams on the TPP Fundraising and Development team for a confidential discussion.

We value diversity at TPP and welcome applications from all sections of the community.