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Advancement Manager for FEPS

Surrey, United Kingdom
£27,351 to £32,637 per annum pro rata (0.6 FTE)
Closing date
19 Jun 2024


Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £27,351 to £32,637 per annum pro rata (0.6 FTE)
Post Type:  Part Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Wednesday 19 June 2024
Interview Date:  Wednesday 26 June 2024
Reference:  027824

The University of Surrey is a global community of ideas and people, dedicated to life-changing education and research.

We are ambitious and have a bold vision of what we want to achieve - shaping ourselves into one of the best universities in the world, which we are achieving through the talents and endeavour of every employee.  

Our culture empowers people to achieve this aim and to collectively, and individually, make a real difference.  

The role

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Fundraiser for a maternity cover position. In this role, you will be crucial in meeting our annual KPIs and campaign targets. You will maintain and build momentum with our current funders and donors, ensuring ongoing engagement and support. Your responsibilities will include developing and managing the donor pipeline, fostering new relationships, and supporting our strategic pillars, including sustainability and AI initiatives. This is a fixed-term contract designed to continue our organization's growth and success during this period.

About you

You are an accomplished fundraiser with a proven track record in achieving ambitious targets. You possess excellent communication and relationship-building skills, with the ability to engage and inspire donors. You are adept at strategic thinking and can manage multiple projects simultaneously. Experience in sustainability and AI initiatives is a plus. You are proactive, resourceful, and thrive in a fast-paced environment. Your dedication and enthusiasm will ensure the continued success of our fundraising efforts during the maternity cover period.

How to apply

Apply online or email Amintha Buckland at with your CV and covering letter outlining your relevant experience and why you are the ideal candidate for this role.

Further details:    Job Description    

For more information and to apply online, please download the further details and click on the 'apply online' button above.

In return we offer a generous pension, relocation assistance where appropriate , flexible working options including job share and blended home/campus working locations (dependent on work duties), access to world-class leisure facilities on campus, a range of travel schemes and supportive family friendly benefits including an excellent on-site nursery.

Click here to find out more about the benefits we offer to support you.

The University of Surrey is committed to providing an inclusive environment that offers equal opportunities for all.  We place great value on diversity and are seeking to increase the diversity within our community.  Therefore we particularly encourage applications from under-represented groups, such as people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities.

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