Individual Giving Manager

Paisley, Renfrewshire (GB)
£37,467 - £44,706
Sep 17, 2021
End of advertisement period
Oct 07, 2021
Contract Type
Full Time

Fundraising & Alumni

Individual Giving Manager

Paisley Campus


Grade 6 £37,467 - £44,706

Full-time 35 hours

University of the West of Scotland is one of Scotland's largest and most innovative modern universities. Spread across four campuses in the West of Scotland and our new London campus.  We are officially recognised by Times Higher Education in the top 600 universities worldwide (2020 World University Rankings) and in the top 130 universities worldwide under 50 years old (2021 Young University Rankings).

To support the university’s exciting and ambitious plans to increase income generation, we are now looking to recruit an Individual Giving Manager, reporting directly to the Director of Fundraising & Alumni. It’s an exciting time to join this newly established, expanding team as we create and develop our case for support, giving programmes and appeals.

The Individual Giving Manager is a key position, responsible for developing and managing UWS’s philanthropic relationships with all individuals including our global alumni, staff, the wider community, and national and international major donors.  They will work closely with colleagues within Fundraising & Alumni, the executive leadership team, and colleagues across the university to secure support for learning and teaching, research and innovation, campus development and opportunities to improve the student experience.

This is a skilled role requiring knowledge and expertise in successful, multi-faceted fundraising from a wide range of individuals. The post holder will work strategically to identify, steward and maintain new relationships to ensure that donors are successfully and consistently stewarded to maximise income over time.

For more information on the position and to apply for this post, please go to

If you have any questions about the role, please contact: Nicola Smith, Director of Fundraising & Alumni at

Closing date:  7th October 2021

Interview date: w/c 18th October 2021

UWS is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups.

UWS is a “Disability Confident” employer.

University of the West of Scotland is a registered Scottish charity, no. SC002520.