UNIVERSITY OF EXETER

Head of Philanthropy

Location
Exeter, Devon (GB)
Salary
£70,007
Posted
25 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
30 Nov 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Sociology
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Head of Philanthropy 

Job reference  P59769 
Application closing date  30/11/2017 
Location  Exeter 
Salary   The salary will be up to £70,007 on Grade H, depending on qualifications and experience. 
Package   Generous holiday allowances, flexible working, pension scheme and relocation package (if applicable). 
Job category/type  Admin, Professional, Managerial 
Job description  Global Advancement

Head of Philanthropy - Permanent Full time opportunity 

An outstanding opportunity exists for an experienced and dynamic fundraiser to join the University of Exeter's Global Advancement team in a senior capacity.  This role will allow you to build on the professional experience you have developed to date, and gain significant experience of leading a talented Philanthropy Team through the public phase of an ambitious fundraising Campaign, at a Russell Group University.  The Campaign aims to deliver GBP 60m by 2020 and the University recently surpassed the 50% mark.   

Working closely with the Director of Global Advancement, other senior members of the Global Advancement team and the wider University, you will relish the opportunity to lead the Philanthropy Team by example, ensuring that their performance is driven by an intimate knowledge of best practice.  You will be a strategic thinker and an inspiring leader, motivated and driven to maximise the fundraising opportunities that present themselves in the public phase of the Campaign and experienced at developing successful fundraising strategies that really deliver, in a fast pace target-driven environment.      

The University offers some fantastic benefits including 41 days leave per year, options for flexible working, an onsite gym, a cycle to work scheme and a stunning campus environment in the heart of Exeter.  If you are not currently in Exeter please have a look at our website for some further information on what a beautiful part of the country we are based in.  

For further information, please contact Shaun Curtis (Director of Global Advancement), email S.Curtis@exeter.ac.uk.  

Interviews will be held on Friday 8th December 2017.

To view the Job Description and Person Specification document please click here.  

The University of Exeter combines world-class research with very high levels of student satisfaction. Exeter has over 21,000 students from more than 130 different countries and is in the top 1% of universities in the world with 98% of its research rated as being of international quality. Our research focuses on some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today. Fifty percent of our organisation is made up of Professional Services support staff that partner closely with the Academic colleges to ensure we achieve our strategy and vision.

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer.  We are officially recognised as a Disability Confident employer, an Athena Swan accredited institution and a Stonewall Diversity Champion. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.