Senior Philanthropy Manager
Senior Philanthropy Manager
Job number SUPP103491
Division/School Development and Alumni Relations
Contract type Open ended contract staff
Working pattern Full time
Salary Competitive salary plus benefits
Closing date for applications 18-Sep-2017
Founded over a hundred years ago, the University of Bristol has revolutionised society with its cutting-edge research and education. An international powerhouse of learning, discovery and enterprise, the University’s excellence is acknowledged locally, nationally and globally. As a Russell Group university ranked in the top 50 universities in the world (QS 2018), Bristol’s future will be as remarkable as its past.
The Senior Philanthropy Manager will successfully manage a diverse portfolio of existing and potential funders, in order to grow philanthropic income to support the mission and delivery of the University's strategic priorities. You will work closely with the Executive Head and Deputy Head of Philanthropy, to shape, support and deliver on the Development & Alumni Relations Office (DARO) strategy.
Success in this role will require a track record of managing and stewarding a portfolio of major gifts prospects at the 5 figure level or more, and in supporting others in their solicitations. Your previous experience of working in a large, complex and diverse organisation with senior internal and external stakeholders will be helpful as is your strong interpersonal skills, and articulate and confident manner. You are self motivated, enjoy achieving ambitious targets working individually or as a team member, and enjoy identifying and converting opportunities into philanthropic gifts.
DARO's vision is ‘to unite our global community to inspire positive change and transform people’s lives’. The team culture is optimistic, collaborative and highly professional, where individual and team success is recognised in equal measure. DARO finds innovative solutions to challenges, and embraces opportunities and change. Recently, significant investment has been secured to grow the DARO team. This investment is helping to build on current strengths, extend our work with alumni, partners and supporters and harvest many new opportunities.
If you believe you have the skills, aptitude and commitment to join the University of Bristol’s ambitious team and be a DARO champion, we look forward to hearing from you. For further information, please visit http://richmond-associates.com/jobs/senior-philanthropy-manager or contact Emma Sheard, Candidate Consultant at Richmond Associates: firstname.lastname@example.org, +44 (0)20 3617 9240.
Closing date for applications: 09:00 on Monday 18th September 2017.
The University of Bristol is investing significantly in DARO, please contact Richmond Associates to find out more about the other opportunities available within the team.
The University is committed to creating and sustaining a fully inclusive culture. We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities.