Development and Alumni Officer

Richmond upon Thames, London (Greater) (GB)
£34,000 - £40,000 per annum
01 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
24 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Salary range £34,000 - £40,000 per annum plus excellent benefits

An experienced, enthusiastic Development and Alumni Officer is required to play an important role in the development of the University’s Alumni Relations function. Reporting to the Vice President (Pro Vice-Chancellor) Student Affairs, a key part of the role will be to plan, implement and promote alumni programmes that support the University’s strategic objectives, and developing an annual alumni giving class to raise funds for special projects and events. 

A record of achievement of working in a similar role, preferably in higher education, is required. Candidates must have excellent communication, relationship-building and negotiation skills. A good knowledge and understanding of the different methods of tax-efficient charitable giving is required. Experience of public speaking and making presentations to a variety of audiences is desirable.

A relevant degree or equivalent working experience is required.

The Development and Alumni Officer is located primarily at the University’s Richmond Campus but will also be required to work at the University’s Kensington Campus. This role requires occasional evening and weekend work. By the nature of the duties of this position, occasional travel in the UK and internationally may be required.

Richmond is a private, not-for-profit, liberal arts and business studies University. It is accredited in the USA by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and in the UK by The Open University. Richmond is an equal opportunities employer. A DBS check at the enhanced level is required for this position.

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Closing date:  Friday, 24 March 2017

Please submit an application online at ensuring you upload a current CV and covering letter, together with details of three recent work-related referees.

Please note that while submitted applications will be acknowledged, we are unable to provide individual feedback to applicants.