Development Coordinator

Leeds, United Kingdom
£27,511 to £32,817 p.a.
Friday, 13 December 2019
End of advertisement period
Friday, 10 January 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Do you have a flair for identifying opportunities to build relationships and connect individuals? Do you want to play a key role within a passionate fundraising team which is committed to delivering ambitious campaign targets in order to fund projects that will ultimately have a major impact on the world we live in?

This is a great opportunity for someone who enjoys providing largely office based support for external relationship management and/or is looking to develop a career in major gift fundraising. You will lead on the engagement, solicitation and stewardship of donors to the University of Leeds. You will play a key role in liaising with senior academic colleagues to support Relationship Managers and Officers in the development and delivery of our fundraising priorities. Working closely with the Senior Development Manager, you will lead fundraising from some of our biggest supporters as part of our Making a World of Difference Campaign which has already raised £98M of its £100M target. 

You will need great organisational skills, attention to detail, project management experience as well as first class communication skills a persuasive and accurate writing style and an ability to prioritise in a busy role.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Vicky Treherne, Senior Development Manager (Legacies)

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 4834, email:

Location:      Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:      Professional Services
School/Institute:      Alumni & Development Team
Category:      Administrative and Clerical Support
Grade:      Grade 6
Salary:      £27,511 to £32,817 p.a.
Post Type:      Full Time
Contract Type:      Fixed Term (for 12 months)
Closing Date:      Friday 10 January 2020
Downloads: Candidate Brief