Senior Development Officer – Individual Giving

Employer University of Dundee
Job Type Individual Giving
Location Dundee and Tayside
Specific Location Dundee
Salary £32,236 - £39,609
Closing Date 09/05/2019


Senior Development Officer - Individual Giving

Grade: Grade 7 - £32,236 - £39,609
Reference: PEXR0176

This is an excellent opportunity for an exceptional fundraiser to join us as a Senior Development Officer - Individual Giving, within our Development and Alumni Relations (DARO) team. You will engage with alumni and supporters to encourage philanthropic activity, build relationships and develop the supporter journey. You will develop, manage and deliver a regular giving programme to raise funds for University priority projects which will help give our students a brighter future.

The Directorate of External Relations aims to enhance the reputation of the University through effective engagement with a wide range of stakeholders, external and internal, and thus support income generation. It includes student recruitment and admissions, marketing, corporate communications, internal communications, alumni and development, web services, creative services and events and public engagement.

Your priorities will include:

  • Cultivate and solicit potential and existing donors
  • Develop, manage and deliver a regular giving programme
  • Develop compelling donor appeals
  • Engage stakeholders to identify fundraising projects
  • Work to agreed activity and financial targets

Who we’re looking for:

  • Demonstrable track record in fundraising
  • Previous experience in managing prospects and key relationships
  • Excellent formal and informal oral communication skills
  • Strong writing skills
  • Ability to work on multiple tasks and to prioritise competing deadlines

We are one of the UK’s leading universities, internationally recognised for our expertise across a range of disciplines and research breakthroughs in multiple areas, including science, medicine and engineering, amongst many others. Our purpose is to transform lives, locally and globally, which we do as a community of staff (Professional Services and academic Schools), students and alumni. Professional Services directorates are key to delivering the University strategy and driving change across the University.

For further information about this position please contact Mairi Morrison, Development and Alumni Relations Manager at [email protected]. To find out more about External Relations please visit Website.

The diversity of our staff and students helps to make the University of Dundee one of the top universities in the UK. Family friendly policies, staff support networks for BME and LGBT staff, membership of Athena SWAN and Stonewall, as well a full range of disability services, create an enjoyable and inclusive place to work.

Closing date: 09/05/19

The University of Dundee is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

The University of Dundee is a Scottish Registered Charity, No. SC015096


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