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Development Manager - EXPIRED

Job Title Development Manager - EXPIRED
Contract Type Permanent
Location Greater London
Salary £36,485 - 39,646 per year
Job Published 28 Sep 2015
REF J53151AJ
Contact Name Ashby Jenkins
Contact Email

Job Description - EXPIRED

This respected university based on the outskirts of London is recruiting for a Development Manager, to work within its growing and ambitious team.  Since 2007, the organisation’s development office has been delivering a highly successful annual giving programme, and this is the second role to be created within a year as part of the university’s strategy to increase income from philanthropic sources.

The Development Manager will play an important role in deepening the prospect portfolio, delivering income from individuals, corporates and trusts either by soliciting gifts personally or co-ordinating solicitation opportunities for others where appropriate.

The Person

  • You will be a target driven, ambitious professional with previous experience of working in a development or fundraising environment
  • You will have the ability to deal with a varied portfolio whilst also building and maintaining relationships with a wide range of internal stakeholders including academics, alumni and donors
  • You will have excellent relationship building skills and will be able to communicate confidently and persuasively with high profile individuals
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills and a high standard of personal and work presentation is essential
  • Ideally you will have previous experience of making face to face fundraising asks as well as experience fundraising from trusts and foundations or corporates

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 would like to know more about this role please call Ashby on 020 7198 6040 or email your CV through to quoting the reference number.

Ref: EXPIRED - J53151AJ | Published: 28th Sep 2015