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Closing today at 23:59
University of Strathclyde, Glasgow City (On-site)
£45,585 - £51,283 per year
Seeking an experienced senior fundraiser to join Strathclyde University's successful fundraising team as Individual Giving Manager.
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Glasgow City (On-site)
£45,585 - £51,283 per year
Job description

Job Advert

The Alumni & Development department would like to invite an experienced, senior fundraiser to join its successful and ambitious fundraising team as Individual Giving Manager. This is an exciting time to be joining the University as it celebrates its 60th anniversary year in 2024. This is an established role within the team and its primary role is to support student scholarships and student led activities. It is responsible for the strategic development of Strathclyde’s regular giving programme (including a telethon; Giving Day and direct mail campaigns) and a popular scholarships programme. The role contributes to the advancement of the University’s legacy and donor stewardship programmes. You will have line management responsibility (up to 4 staff) to support you in the development of these programmes. Ideally you will be a detail orientated project manager and someone who enjoys meeting new people, enabling you to conduct face to face meetings with potential major donors (often gifts of £5,000 - £25,000+).

Job Description

Brief Outline of Job:

• Responsible for the strategic development and delivery of the University’s regular giving programmes, building income streams from alumni donors through telephone; online and postal appeals.

• Make donor approaches to mid-level and major donors (£5,000 - £25,000+) including alumni; individuals; companies and trusts & foundations in support of student scholarships and other priority student support projects

• Write compelling fundraising copy for both regular giving and major donor audiences, including marketing materials and detailed major gift funding proposals.

• Responsible for a £500k annual income target, raised from developing relationships with the University’s scholarships and legacy supporters, securing on average 80 meetings per year with potential donors.

• Manage a variety of donor cultivation and donor stewardship events and participate in events and UK and international alumni activities.

• Support of the University’s overall fundraising strategy, including its major campaigns.

• Manage and develop a small team of fundraising support staff (up to 4 staff) working across regular giving; scholarships and donor stewardship.

• Participate in the department’s Management Team; Alumni Fund Board meetings and Development Advisory Group

Main Activities/Responsibilities:

1. Lead and manage the University’s regular giving programmes, developing a strategy for the acquisition, upgrade and retention of donors, working closely with external suppliers and ensuring projects are delivered against fundraising targets, on time and within budget. 

2. Raise a minimum personal fundraising income target of £500k per annum, primarily from student scholarships donors and legacy donors and by supporting the University’s major fundraising campaigns.

3. Solicit and secure major gift support from a portfolio of current and potential major donors including alumni; individuals; trusts and foundations and corporate supporters, securing on average 80 donor meeting per annum.

4. Negotiate formal gift agreements between the University and major donors, ensuring donors’ wishes can be met and the University’s responsibilities are clearly defined.

5. Organise small, exclusive cultivation events for major donor support of scholarships and legacies.

6. Manage and develop the Individual Giving fundraising team: Scholarships Officer; Alumni Fund Officer; Donor Stewardship Officer and a Development Assistant

7. Working closely with the University’s Student Experience and academic staff, develop compelling cases for support and proposals for major donors towards scholarships, widening access and student-led initiatives.

8. Contribute to the strategic development of the donor stewardship programme for all donors to the University including the Alumni Fund and Major Gifts. This includes contributing to the gift acknowledgement process, developing and promoting key messages and organising events.

9. Contribute to the strategic development of the legacy programme, supporting scholarship donors leaving a gift to the University in their will and liaising with the executors of donor estates.

10. Maintaining a strong, collaborative relationship with the Head of Alumni & Development, deputising on fundraising when necessary. At all times, representing the A&D Office and the University in an exemplary, professional manner, both externally, and internally. Participating fully in the department, directorate and in the University, attending team meetings and contributing to strategic and project planning.

Full job description and person specification can be found in the attached document.

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Refreshed on: 26 February 2024
Closing date: 04 March 2024 at 23:59
Job ref: 586090
Tags: Fundraising,Senior Management,Business Development

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